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Old June 5th, 2008, 11:52 AM   #41
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Man that truck looks really good nice work!
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Old June 5th, 2008, 05:29 PM   #42
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Wow, that's a lot of responses.

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Very nice truck!

I would drop the 60+ mph dune thing though, otherwise I want to see it done. Or, is it a drag queen?????

Running the dunes at 60+ is for the long travel buggies.
Oh, it'll see those speeds plenty at the dunes, and once my Jeep is done it'll be right there with it. He didn't buy long travel remote resi shocks and Deaver leafs for nothing.

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nice work, does he have any other plans for it?
Does 1300+ lb-ft of torque count?

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Hmmm... I see why your buddy was in a hurry for parts, I would have been too! The Truck looks awesome!
Thanks. We'll have it up there one of these days.

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And what was the total cost for materials and labor? or did you charge him for labor?
I think all the parts and materials came down to somewhere in the area of $6-7k not counting wheels and tires. He's my best friend so I wasn't gonna charge much for labor but he ended up paying for half of my plasma cutter and lots of beer.

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Very nice work. How much fender trimming would be required to pull the rear block and drop the front 2-3"? The Before pic of the stock suspension and 41's looks meaner to me.
Out back, none. The block is only there because the 10" coils gave 12" of lift and he wanted to level it out. Up front would require quite a bit. As it is I pushed the axle about 1.5" forward to prevent rubbing on the fenders, put the truck much lower and it'd still rub. I like the lower stance too but this is what he wanted.

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needs some fiberglass desert racer flared fenders.
He might get some sooner or later. He's also thinking about some Bushwacker pocket flares for it.

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Nice looking rig. What kind of joints did you use for the front?
Axle end uses SuicideDoors poly bushings(cheap and 1/4" wall sleeve), frame end lowers are 1.25" shank JJs, uppers are .75" shank Ballistic Fab flex joints.

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you guys still all go to that house in pentwater when you come to silver lake? some awesome fab work..now get yours done.
Unfortunately no. They stopped renting it out a while back so we've been staying at ValDu since then.....that place kinda sucks now so I'm not sure what we'll do next.

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Old June 5th, 2008, 09:12 PM   #43
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looks good dude. good to see highland representing
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Old June 5th, 2008, 09:40 PM   #44
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Ahhh the P.O.R.N. truck ( dark blue GMC ) you guys know Carl here in Fenton ?? I remember seeing that GMC around his dad's house quite a bit.. Dont know Carl but i remember him in the Southern lakes Auto Club
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Old June 5th, 2008, 09:58 PM   #45
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Ahhh the P.O.R.N. truck ( dark blue GMC ) you guys know Carl here in Fenton ?? I remember seeing that GMC around his dad's house quite a bit.. Dont know Carl but i remember him in the Southern lakes Auto Club
Yep Carl is a buddy of ours. The owner of the PORN truck and now the CTD lives about 30 seconds from Carl's dad.
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Old June 5th, 2008, 10:08 PM   #46
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I dig the stacks.

Cummins trucks get me goin!
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Old June 5th, 2008, 10:17 PM   #47
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Did Carl ever sell his truck? I know he listed it last summer.
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Old June 5th, 2008, 10:36 PM   #48
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truck is okay if you are into that sort of thing, great fab work though...the stacks are wwwaaaayyyy faggy...good job redneck
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Old June 5th, 2008, 10:38 PM   #49
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so its not fictional!!!! looks damn good sean! looking forward to seeing it get some air time.


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truck is okay if you are into that sort of thing, great fab work though...the stacks are wwwaaaayyyy faggy...good job redneck
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Old June 5th, 2008, 11:15 PM   #50
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Did Carl ever sell his truck? I know he listed it last summer.
Yep it's been gone for a while. He's got a CTS-V wannabe now
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Old June 5th, 2008, 11:51 PM   #51
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Looks damn good . . .

You gonna be in the dunes on the 4th?
I'll be there with the truck in my avatar. We'll have to line up a time or two.

(my suspension might be a limiting factor, lol)
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Old June 6th, 2008, 06:37 AM   #52
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Nope not on the 4th but we'll be there Labor Day and at some point before then.
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Old June 6th, 2008, 08:03 AM   #53
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The tartcart will smoke that piece of shit

I can't wait to see it in action. And its nice to see all the pics at once.
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Old June 6th, 2008, 08:37 AM   #54
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Yep Carl is a buddy of ours. The owner of the PORN truck and now the CTD lives about 30 seconds from Carl's dad.
really ? hmm ill have to keep an eye out for that Big ass CTD
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Old June 6th, 2008, 09:17 AM   #55
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After a week in California seeing half the trucks on the road with 8"+ store-bought lifts, 8 shocks, enough chrome to outfit a Peterbilt, and ultra-bling wheels I like the looks of the fab work - it looks like it designed and built to be used, while looking good too.

I'm not enough of a mechanic to know, but it looks well thought-out, planned for use, and very well executed with great craftsmanship. I'll give it a 10.
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Old June 6th, 2008, 09:32 AM   #56
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looks awsome! alright when ya wana redue my front suspesion bc my short arms suck! lol
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After a week in California seeing half the trucks on the road with 8"+ store-bought lifts, 8 shocks, enough chrome to outfit a Peterbilt, and ultra-bling wheels I like the looks of the fab work - it looks like it designed and built to be used, while looking good too.

I'm not enough of a mechanic to know, but it looks well thought-out, planned for use, and very well executed with great craftsmanship. I'll give it a 10.
Thanks a lot man, that was the ultimate goal of this build. There are a million kits available for these trucks but I'm not overly impressed with any of them and wanted to build him something better. Making it work is easy but I like taking the extra step to make it pretty too. I'll make sure to update this thread when we get some action shots.

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looks awsome! alright when ya wana redue my front suspesion bc my short arms suck! lol
Sure I'd do it, but the labor ain't gonna be as cheap as it was for this guy. I won't have time for quite a while though, between my rig and a couple other potential projects I've got rolling in I'm gonna be swamped through the end of the year. Free time is overrated.
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Old June 6th, 2008, 05:27 PM   #58
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BAD ASS TRUCK thats all i have 2 say
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Old June 10th, 2008, 09:43 AM   #59
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very nice job
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Old June 10th, 2008, 06:25 PM   #60
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This is the only truck I've seen that looks good with stacks. Great job.
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