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Old April 5th, 2011, 09:05 AM   #561
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Did he use the rod it comes with or make it cable?
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Old April 5th, 2011, 07:00 PM   #562
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No cable, used the rod it came with.
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Old April 5th, 2011, 08:16 PM   #563
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Looks good! what's your first comp?
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Old April 5th, 2011, 08:19 PM   #564
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im willing to bet it will be an expensive mistake bouncing around you will hit the shifter and knock it into reverse. id put a gate in the neutral slot so you cannt go past it either way.

just my .02
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Old April 5th, 2011, 08:22 PM   #565
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Signed up for all 4 Twisted races....may not make the first, depends on $$$. This build was more costly then expected because the parts were from diff donor vehicles. Hoping to make it.... we will see. DEFINITLY will be at the next 3 if not. See you there????
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Old April 6th, 2011, 07:04 AM   #566
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im willing to bet it will be an expensive mistake bouncing around you will hit the shifter and knock it into reverse. id put a gate in the neutral slot so you cannt go past it either way.

just my .02

I will prob put a gate between park and reverse at some point. I won't be putting any more then that in. Keep in mind, this is no diff then how it's been for the last 2 years with the stock shifter. I didn't have any issues with "bumping" it into reverse then, can't see why that would be an issue now. I actually want to be able to slam it straight to reverse from 1st if I need to back off of something with a quickness (without hitting park tho).
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Old April 6th, 2011, 07:32 AM   #567
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im willing to bet it will be an expensive mistake bouncing around you will hit the shifter and knock it into reverse. id put a gate in the neutral slot so you cannt go past it either way.

just my .02
I've been running zero gates between drive and reverse for quite some time. Never an issue. I won't go back. Keep your hands off the shifter unless you think you will need to shift.
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Old April 6th, 2011, 03:49 PM   #568
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only gate i run is reverse to park. ive never had an issue
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Old April 6th, 2011, 04:20 PM   #569
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Well the little shit is pretty much handled (stereo, winch, battery). Skids getting started as I type. Can't believe it's almost time to take this thing out and play....feel like a kid at Christmas!
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Old April 7th, 2011, 10:14 AM   #571
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make sure and pack your extra rear shafts for next weekend...
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Make sure to have all the brakes too.. :D
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Already in the truck along with the spare CO2 tank

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Make sure to have all the brakes too.. :D
Extra zip ties for Erin in the glove compartment!

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Old April 7th, 2011, 09:00 PM   #574
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Finally gonna have a skid plate



And no more breaking latches off on trees at $50 plus a pop. Hood pins FTW

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Old April 10th, 2011, 05:11 PM   #575
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She actually made it out of the garage today. Exhaust Tuesday and I believe we are done with this phase.


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Old April 10th, 2011, 05:31 PM   #576
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what muffler did you get? cost?
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looks nice (for a little pic )
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Old April 10th, 2011, 07:34 PM   #579
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Phone pics. Tried to enlarge, they get all funky
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Old April 10th, 2011, 07:37 PM   #580
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Spintech 6222 they were $85 per.

I called them directly, they only had 2 that would fit with the long arm. This is the quieter of the 2......but like he said,yes it's quieter then the 9000 series but it's not gonna sound like a minivan.
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