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Old December 8th, 2005, 06:22 AM   #1
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this is my new truck. 350, 4l60e, 4:11's. 10" of lift with 38's. I guess we'll see how she does.
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Old December 8th, 2005, 07:19 AM   #2
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umm hope your not planning on towing much with 4.11's and 38's.
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Old December 8th, 2005, 07:22 AM   #3
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umm hope your not planning on towing much with 4.11's and 38's.
just my tj on an 18' dovetail. We'll see how it does, I'm not expecting much. Truck is more of a toy for now.
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Old December 8th, 2005, 07:24 AM   #4
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Yeah, truck needs at least 4.88's to get close to stock ratio. 5.13's would be ideal for the extra rotating mass.
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Old December 8th, 2005, 07:35 AM   #5
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i would like to take the 3" body lift off and go back to a 35 but I'm too lazy to do it right now
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Old December 8th, 2005, 09:53 AM   #6
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i would like to take the 3" body lift off and go back to a 35 but I'm too lazy to do it right now
if you do that let me know if you get rid of those tires
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Old December 8th, 2005, 11:08 AM   #7
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o.k. but it will probably be a while before i do it, if I do it
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Old December 8th, 2005, 11:35 AM   #8
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Should be fun stopping on anything like snow/slush with a trailer..
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Old December 8th, 2005, 11:42 AM   #9
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probably not going to need it till spring. Haggar, do you still need those stock tj springs?
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Old December 8th, 2005, 12:13 PM   #10
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I could use the fronts, they are longer, right?
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Old December 8th, 2005, 02:53 PM   #11
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weren't u selling this over on MJ ?? i remember seeing it in your avatar ?
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Old December 8th, 2005, 04:47 PM   #12
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weren't u selling this over on MJ ?? i remember seeing it in your avatar ?
no, it was a truck I had worked on in the past and I was trying to help the guy sell it. Just turned out he liked my cherokee and we worked out a trade.
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Old December 8th, 2005, 08:34 PM   #13
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Sweet deal... let me know how that tows...
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Old December 8th, 2005, 10:28 PM   #14
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i would like to take the 3" body lift off and go back to a 35 but I'm too lazy to do it right now

That might not be to bad of a setup to go with. One of my vedors at work has a Ext Cab Chevy early '90's. Its got a 6" lift w/36" Radial swampers, and 4:10 gears. He tows his 1ton Blazer on 44's on a 18' trailer. It doesnt do bad. Nothing like a new diesel would do, but it gets the job done.
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Old December 8th, 2005, 10:34 PM   #15
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we'll see what happens. right know it's kinda nice being that high cause the wife won't get in it. If I lower down, she'll probably want to drive it.
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