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Old June 11th, 2012, 08:40 PM   #1401
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Makes me want to paint mine now hrmm
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Old June 11th, 2012, 08:47 PM   #1402
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Old June 11th, 2012, 08:48 PM   #1403
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I think I'm gonna paint it up like the diesel

Just to be bad ass
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Old June 11th, 2012, 09:13 PM   #1404
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Looks sweet!

I want to fix mine up and painy it and that was the color I had picked if I went away from the retro 80's theme I got now.

Are they just gonna serve as tail lights or do you need them to do stop / turn / tail? I run the same lights on mine doing all three functions by using a 7-4 wire trailer converter box that puts stop / turn on the same wire....just a idea if you were needing all the functions.
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Old June 12th, 2012, 09:09 PM   #1405
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Don't really care if I have blinkers, but if I change my mind I will look into that, thanks!



Decided I'm gonna run it on the road this weekend, better put my box sides on to make it look more street legal. I made my old bed cage a bolt on deal so it will come on and off easy.



I also retubed my rear drive shaft, the old one was way bent and suck going over 30mph. The new one is true on the yokes by .020. Should be fine for me.
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Old June 12th, 2012, 09:13 PM   #1406
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Don't really care if I have blinkers, but if I change my mind I will look into that, thanks!



Decided I'm gonna run it on the road this weekend, better put my box sides on to make it look more street legal. I made my old bed cage a bolt on deal so it will come on and off easy.



I also retubed my rear drive shaft, the old one was way bent and suck going over 30mph. The new one is true on the yokes by .020. Should be fine for me.

I just find the first followed by the second ...
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Old June 12th, 2012, 09:16 PM   #1407
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I'll use ARM signals....f it lol
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Old June 12th, 2012, 09:23 PM   #1408
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People are too dumb to know what you're doing....lol
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Old June 13th, 2012, 06:01 AM   #1409
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Nice paint job.
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Old June 15th, 2012, 07:44 PM   #1410
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Cool looking booger truck... LOL
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Old June 15th, 2012, 08:22 PM   #1411
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Thanks guys!

Taking it up to silver tomorrow. Hope it does good.
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Old June 17th, 2012, 07:03 PM   #1412
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Well how did it do?!?!
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Old June 17th, 2012, 07:48 PM   #1413
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Well, I say my truck definitely isn't a dune toy, and I could use more power. But aside from that, I can't complain. I think I may have running issues figured out, need a A9P ECU, anyone have one? And my temp runs a little warm with steady driving.

But it did everything I wanted it to do, even almost won a race from boundry to boundry, took a couple hard hits and the only carnage I found was a broken exhaust hanger, oh and my air filter fell off.
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Old June 17th, 2012, 08:18 PM   #1414
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More power is always a need, can't help ya on the ecu though.
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Old June 17th, 2012, 08:30 PM   #1415
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it would probably do good with some better flotation tires, swampers are not good dune tires haha
i have some michelin street tires i run in the dunes, they do 100% better then my all terains
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Old June 28th, 2012, 07:15 PM   #1416
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Ok, figure ill update this....I've been working on my exo this week and just about have it done. Still need to make my vertical windshield bars, some sort of X in the rear hoop behind the cab, and a small bed cage. First thing I am doing is taking it off the truck, finish welding it, painting it, then putting it back on to finish.

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Old June 28th, 2012, 07:51 PM   #1417
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Your pretty fly for a white guy
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Old June 28th, 2012, 07:52 PM   #1418
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Old June 28th, 2012, 08:28 PM   #1419
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Yes and yes.
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Old June 28th, 2012, 08:46 PM   #1420
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cage looks sweet. Love the look of this truck.
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