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Not really doing anything too crazy, but I've seen build threads for mud flaps and a stubby so I figured ...


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Old 04-22-2017, 10:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
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Not really doing anything too crazy, but I've seen build threads for mud flaps and a stubby so I figured why not. Maybe someday I can get a full cage and drop in a 427 but for now...

Here it is!

Break in checklist:
Jumped
Donuts
Burnout
Full coat of mud on the frame and in every crevice that will slowly come off over the next 6 years
Prominent layer of desert pinstriping
River crossing up to the doors
Ripped down a wash at 60+
Confirmed that the speed limiter works
First night run
First crawling run
First raptor run
Socket lost to my fenders

Suspension:
  • Eibach springs
  • Deaver +3 leaf springs
  • Bump stops- soon
  • Billet upper control arms- soon
  • Fox front 3.0" coilovers- soon
  • Fox rear 3.5" bypasses- soon
  • Mid travel- maybe in a while

Performance:
  • Full Race intercooler
  • Exhaust- planned
  • Downpipes- planned
  • Intake- planned
  • Custom tune- planned
  • Drop in turbos- maybe in a while

Interior:
  • Excort Max 360 radar detector and BlendMount
  • Lowrance HDS7 Gen3
  • Kenwood TK-7360HK 50W race radio
  • PCI magnetic mic hangup
  • Seat base mounted fire extinguisher
  • Built right seat releases
  • Focal speakers, subs, amps, processor, etc.- planned
  • Cab cage- planned
  • Harnesses- planned

Exterior:
  • ADD Adaptive Cruise Control Relocation
  • Tint
  • Clear bra
  • LineX wheel well winer
  • Stubby antenna
  • SDHQ a pillar light mounts
  • Baja Designs amber XL80s
  • 37" BFG KO2s
  • Walker Evans Racing satin black beadlocks
  • Chief Machining center caps
  • SDHQ frame cut bumper
  • Baja Designs amber 40" high power arc
  • SDHQ rear bumper
  • SDHQ rock sliders- planned
  • Paint to match dovetail- planned
  • Paint protection film- planned
  • I picked up a little desert pinstriping at upper sycamore
  • Fiberglas fenders- planned
  • Fiberglass bedsides- planned

Bed:
  • LineX Premium
  • SDHQ bed rack
  • Dual vertical spare tire mount
  • Powertank mount
  • Jack mount
  • Action packer mount
  • Dual 5 gallon gas can mounts
  • Bed supports- planned
  • SDHQ bypass rack- planned

Gear:
  • Maxtrax
  • 30 ft Bubba Rope
  • 10 lb Powertank
  • 2 Spares
  • Pro Eagle skid plate jack
  • ARB tire plug kit
  • SDHQ first aid kit
  • 2 sets of Macs tie downs
  • 2 SDHQ tool bags
  • 2 5 gallon gas cans
  • 48 gallon action packer
  • 75 QT Bison cooler
  • SDHQ 24 can soft cooler
  • Surefire Intellibeam P3X Fury
  • Ravencrest tactical shovel- kinda cheap I'm gonna have to pick up some better dedicated tools
  • SOG fixed blade knife

Runs:
Racin' to the Basin 100
June Raptor assault
4th of July Grand Canyon South Rim
  • August Colorado
  • September 3 Arizona Raptor Run
  • September Pismo
  • More TBD...

Up to date as of 8/17/17
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Stage 1 Pics:

SDHQ a pillar mounts with BD XLs:


SDHQ radio and GPS mounts:







Fire extinguisher mount:


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Stage 2






Lights

OnX inside


OnX outside


XL80s


All 65,000 lumens of ultimate led power




Squadron pros





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Adventure pics:

Break in by tortilla flats:
WARNING Please turn your audio off before watching my donut. I don't need anyone starting a gen war in here over the sound.


Four peaks:



Bethany next to my cousin's 2014:


Sheep bridge in the rain (insanely muddy and slippery):






Upper sycamore (super overgrown major desert pinstriping alert):




Some wash in wickenburg:




Arizona Raptor Runs Racin' to the Basin 100:










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Looks good so far!!! Nice truck
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Love it man! Dig the pics.


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Added pics of wheels and tires. Also decided I'm going to swap out the 1.5" collars for 3.0" ones and get +1 or +2 leaf springs and fenders if I still need more room.


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Sweetest Lowrance mount I've seen. Would totally buy one for my Gen1.
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