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Shaving 14BFF - Worth it poll

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by bigburban383, Feb 26, 2004.

  1. bigburban383

    bigburban383 1/2 ton status

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  2. rjfguitar

    rjfguitar 3/4 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    More info...is this an offroad only truggy? Pavement pounder? I would say definantly if it's a truggy /forums/images/graemlins/hack.gifand not worth it if it's a street mostly truck.
     
  3. 6.2Blazer

    6.2Blazer 1/2 ton status

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    I think it makes a big difference.......it's just not the added ground clearance but also the fact that the bottom of the diff is now smooth and will slide over ruts, rocks, etc...much easier.
     
  4. Emmettology 101

    Emmettology 101 3/4 ton status

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    14ff's are low hangin... Trimming, i htink, would help out alot!!!


    I wont name names:
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    Wack it!!! /forums/images/graemlins/hack.gif
     
  5. KRAZIE87K5

    KRAZIE87K5 1/2 ton status

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    I don't think that any amount of trimming would have helped that one! /forums/images/graemlins/histerical.gif

    -Dan
     
  6. Muddytazz

    Muddytazz 1 ton status

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    This is a no brainer poll /forums/images/graemlins/histerical.gif /forums/images/graemlins/histerical.gif /forums/images/graemlins/histerical.gif
     
  7. Hossbaby50

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    start grinding till you see thread or are damn close. then stop. smooth out the sides and call it a day.

    If you are running rocks you will get tired of your land anchor really quick. It sucks big time arse offroad to have that lip hanging there.

    Harley
     
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    It can not hurt for a DD or a TRAIL only rig...
    I was not going to do mine untill I saw that big arse lip and the first thing that popped into my mind was I am going to hang up on that real quick..

    But I just cut mine a little differant.,I just cut at a angle then smoothed it all out (blended) the main part with what I left of the bolt mounting ring...

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    Then capped it off with one of these..
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    /forums/images/graemlins/woot.gif /forums/images/graemlins/woot.gif /forums/images/graemlins/woot.gif
     
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    Sweet...thanks for the replys.
     
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    nice foot /forums/images/graemlins/histerical.gif
    I do all my sawing and welding barefoot too! Glad to see I'm not the only one who thinks shoes are bad news /forums/images/graemlins/hack.gif


    disclaimer: Do not at any time remove your shoes while cutting or welding anything.
    disclaimer's disclaimer: remove your shoes only if your foot is on fire because you welded your steel toes together. /forums/images/graemlins/dunno.gif
     
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    Looks good! /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif
     
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    [ QUOTE ]

    disclaimer's disclaimer: remove your shoes only if your foot is on fire because you welded your steel toes together. /forums/images/graemlins/dunno.gif

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    Shaving your 14FF won't help you so much as it will help your friends who have to constantly dead lift your truck up an obsticle (I have a lot of friends and my armor becomes grab handles real quick). I did it, love it, and don't know why I waited 2 years for it.
     
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    do the first chop with a sawsall, that worked pretty good i thought. i removed everything below the center of the lowest bolt hole, does that make sense? then ground it till it was smooth. id say i reduced my un-spung weight by at least a 3/4 of a pound too.
     

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