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It drove pretty good actually. I have some parts to replace in the front end for sure. The steering has been pretty loose for some time. I need to drop the tire pressure some more. I did trim some off the rear of the back fender. I have plans to build some Nerf bars/ rock sliders. It looks like a mini moster truck.
 

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Old 05-15-2019, 06:30 PM
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Looks awesome!
 
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Thanks Don. I wasn't going to run 35s but I had them just sitting in the shed. I will be buying 32s or 33s this summer.
 
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I'm running out my stock tires, then going to 31s. Debating on 32s, but got nothing to test fit.
 
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I did some adjusting on the camber today and then went and hit a mild trail up a canyon. I took it really easy with the minimal tire clearance I have now. It rained all night and day so there was a few slick spots. The 35 inch swampers walked right through it all in 2wd. It definitely needs gears though, 3.42s and 35 inch tires don't work too well off road. I'm really wanting to sas it now.
 
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Old 05-18-2019, 07:17 AM
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Originally Posted by Hess13x View Post
I did some adjusting on the camber today and then went and hit a mild trail up a canyon. I took it really easy with the minimal tire clearance I have now. It rained all night and day so there was a few slick spots. The 35 inch swampers walked right through it all in 2wd. It definitely needs gears though, 3.42s and 35 inch tires don't work too well off road. I'm really wanting to sas it now.
Man, I've got 3.73s, and only running 33s, and I need more gear! Going up to 4.56 when I do my SAS
 
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Yea I have run high gears off road but that was with a standard trans and a high horse power V8. My plan for now is step down to 33s and start gathering parts to solid axle. Summer time wheeling around here isnt as hard or challenging as winter and spring. I'm hoping my drivetrain survies for another year and the swap to a solid axle. I have a chance to buy a really clean 2000 four door with a bad engine for $400.
 

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Old 05-19-2019, 08:10 PM
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The wife wanted to go for a ride tonight so we took a little drive. We ended up finding a little mud.

 
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I think I'm going to order this and see if I can get my CV angle back to an acceptable angle.

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Worth the buy! Nice mudding!
 

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