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Don't you think it's about time to name that horse?

I mean it looks awesome, is spirited, takes you everywhere, is fast yet sure footed, carries tons of stuff on its back. It eats a lot but hey, it's got two stomachs. It never complains and always gets you home.

"it feels good to get out of the rain"
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Hey brother! They are 2.5's in the front, 2.0 in the rear all non resi. Honestly, I didn't think I would cycle the shocks hard enough to warrant remote res shocks. Now, that being said, when the rear shocks die, they will be 2.0 piggy backs from Fox.



I had stock suspension on before that and with the addition of the APEX skid plates and the bumper, she started sagging bad up front. The ride now, even blasting down the old race trails at 70 is unbelievable. The rear springs are a bit stiff when the rig is empty and you can tell it if you are bouncing around a turn because the rear end gets a little squirrelly. All in all, no complaints whatsoever.

Nice Nick, that's the same setup I have except WE. I have been debating going with 2.5 rears even though the 2.0s have held up for 40000 miles of abuse with no
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I wonder about Resis too. To me the extra cost, extra hassles of install, and more crap to break steered me away.

The 2.5 rears could be an improvement though and would theoretically cycle better than the 2.0s..

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Don't you think it's about time to name that horse?

I mean it looks awesome, is spirited, takes you everywhere, is fast yet sure footed, carries tons of stuff on its back. It eats a lot but hey, it's got two stomachs. It never complains and always gets you home.

"it feels good to get out of the rain"
I don't know man, that about sums it up as best I could:
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Awesome build from another desert runner over here in the Eastern Sierra.
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sweet rig, Nick ... read through your build again ... the magnet idea had me shaking my head ... I never would have thought of it ... love the name of your truck ...


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very nice modification and good trips too .. best wishes ..
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This week I finished relocating my CB and 2M microphones as well as finished up a mixer and amp for my dedicated comm speakers in the doors.



No more dangling cables!
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Went out to play in the sand today and show off her new flareless look.






A couple more of the VFJC crew came along
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