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Re: Wanna Be Wagon

Postby bstefanic » Mon Feb 27, 2017 11:22 pm

With changing nothing else, the arms have made an insane difference in handling and how the truck soaks up hits. Was hoping to make more progress last weekend, but literally the first bolt I went to remove from the front drive shaft the torx head sheared off flush...so in the process of trying to get that out. Did manage to swap out all the brake lines for carli extended ones and replace a wheel bearing on my daily driver grand cherokee so the entire weekend wasn't a bust I suppose.
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Re: Wanna Be Wagon

Postby nts007 » Tue Feb 28, 2017 7:43 am

You're gonna have to edit your signature now. Clean slate!
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Re: Wanna Be Wagon

Postby RamGentry » Tue Feb 28, 2017 7:49 am

This is a freakin' cool build :excited: Keep up the good work, spare no expense, the Registry is watching :secret:
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Re: Wanna Be Wagon

Postby bstefanic » Tue Feb 28, 2017 9:20 pm

Time to get rid of those 20's"

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Re: Wanna Be Wagon

Postby bstefanic » Tue Feb 28, 2017 10:55 pm

nts007 wrote:You're gonna have to edit your signature now. Clean slate!


I really wish I could have kept the PW...honestly that thing felt like a sports car handling wise compared to the cummins, just all around lighter feel which is funny with a 7500 lb vehicle. But 850 ft-lbs of torque...is well, 850 ft-lbs of torque. The PW was a lot more fun at slow speeds, hands down...off the line that thing was a blast...
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Re: Wanna Be Wagon

Postby nts007 » Wed Mar 01, 2017 8:16 am

I miss my pw every day. You can get a cummins pretty far but in the end it's still a boat anchor
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Re: Wanna Be Wagon

Postby rkgzx9leftcoast » Wed Mar 01, 2017 9:02 am

bstefanic wrote:Time to get rid of those 20's"

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Oh Man I love those, Nice !!! cant wait to see on the truck! What backspace?
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Re: Wanna Be Wagon

Postby Reloaderguy » Wed Mar 01, 2017 9:54 am

bstefanic wrote:Time to get rid of those 20's"

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What size springs are you running? I was looking at the 20x10 TR's but I'm concerned with tire clearance on those wide Toyo MT's.

Those are the exact color scheme I am looking at, very nice.
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Re: Wanna Be Wagon

Postby RamGentry » Wed Mar 01, 2017 10:02 am

Reloaderguy wrote:
What size springs are you running? I was looking at the 20x10 TR's but I'm concerned with tire clearance on those wide Toyo MT's.

Those are the exact color scheme I am looking at, very nice.


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Re: Wanna Be Wagon

Postby bstefanic » Wed Mar 01, 2017 11:07 am

Reloaderguy wrote:
bstefanic wrote:Time to get rid of those 20's"

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What size springs are you running? I was looking at the 20x10 TR's but I'm concerned with tire clearance on those wide Toyo MT's.

Those are the exact color scheme I am looking at, very nice.

6" thuren springs. The nice thing with the trail readys is you can specify your back spacing
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Re: Wanna Be Wagon

Postby bstefanic » Wed Mar 01, 2017 11:08 am

RamGentry wrote:
Reloaderguy wrote:
What size springs are you running? I was looking at the 20x10 TR's but I'm concerned with tire clearance on those wide Toyo MT's.

Those are the exact color scheme I am looking at, very nice.


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Yea absolutely, wheels and tires?
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Re: Wanna Be Wagon

Postby bstefanic » Wed Mar 08, 2017 10:39 pm

Rear end is done...well with band aid lift blocks until Thuren comes out with his 6" LT leafs. Side note, anyone have a good recommendation for high mount bed supports for a bed mounted tent?
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Re: Wanna Be Wagon

Postby DamageWagon » Wed Mar 08, 2017 10:59 pm

I have my tent rack for sale. You won't need bed supports if you have my rack, it covers that base.


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Re: Wanna Be Wagon

Postby bstefanic » Thu Mar 09, 2017 8:21 pm

DamageWagon wrote:I have my tent rack for sale. You won't need bed supports if you have my rack, it covers that base.


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No kidding....mind pm'ing me some info?
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Re: Wanna Be Wagon

Postby bstefanic » Thu Mar 09, 2017 8:24 pm

Making progress, rear is done with temp lift blocks until thuren comes out with his 6" Lt leafs. Trail readys came out pretty damn good if I do say so myself


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Re: Wanna Be Wagon

Postby rkgzx9leftcoast » Fri Mar 10, 2017 9:05 am

WOW those look awesome..... Phuck..now I have to plan for more money spent. lol
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Re: Wanna Be Wagon

Postby MikeKey » Fri Mar 10, 2017 10:00 am

Those are nice. Why is the backend higher?
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Re: Wanna Be Wagon

Postby bstefanic » Fri Mar 10, 2017 11:09 am

MikeKey wrote:Those are nice. Why is the backend higher?

Haven't had time to get tothe front yet, hopefully this weekend. Not my daily driver so I don't have to worry about driving it around looking like an idiot
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Re: Wanna Be Wagon

Postby bstefanic » Fri Mar 24, 2017 9:17 pm

Right when the wife and I get good at mounting beadlocks she says no buying anymore...what the hell


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Re: Wanna Be Wagon

Postby bstefanic » Fri Mar 24, 2017 9:23 pm

Anyone looking to go with 3.0 or larger shocks....this was the easiest way I came up with to open them bottom coil buckets. Essentially a wood jig to keep the whole saw from wandering

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Re: Wanna Be Wagon

Postby bstefanic » Fri Mar 24, 2017 9:24 pm

And engine oil worked amazing as a lubricant
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Re: Wanna Be Wagon

Postby nts007 » Fri Mar 24, 2017 10:11 pm

Just crack the oil pan and let it flow lol. How much did you actually trim out
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Re: Wanna Be Wagon

Postby Colibri » Sat Mar 25, 2017 7:47 am

Good thinking on that jig, can't wait to see this come together! :popcorn:
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Re: Wanna Be Wagon

Postby bstefanic » Sat Mar 25, 2017 9:38 pm

nts007 wrote:Just crack the oil pan and let it flow lol. How much did you actually trim out

Overall diameter probably a little over 3/4" total
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Re: Wanna Be Wagon

Postby bstefanic » Sat Mar 25, 2017 9:41 pm

nts007 wrote:Just crack the oil pan and let it flow lol. How much did you actually trim out

Overall diameter probably a little over 3/4" total
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