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


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Old 04-22-2017, 11:39 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 antenna so I figured why not. Maybe someday I can slap on a full tube chassis and drop in a built 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 80+
Confirmed that the speed limiter works
First night run
First crawling run
First raptor run
Socket lost to my fenders
Ran whoops until I broke something

Suspension:
  • Eibach springs
  • Deaver +3 leaf springs
  • ADD bump kit
  • Fox 2.5"x2.5" bumps
  • BMS mid travel kit- soon
  • Fox front 2.5" coilovers- soon
  • Fox front 3.5" bypasses- soon
  • Fox rear 4.0" bypasses- soon

Performance:
  • Full Race intercooler
  • Tune- planned

Interior:
  • Lowrance HDS7 Gen3
  • PCI 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:
  • SDHQ a pillar light mounts
  • Baja Designs amber XL80s
  • 6' Quick Light fiber optic whip
  • 37"x17" BFG KO2s
  • Walker Evans Racing 17"x8.5" 4.5" backspacing satin black beadlocks
  • Custom Chief Machining flush center caps
  • Custom SDHQ frame cut bumper
  • Custom order Baja Designs amber 40" high power arc
  • Custom SDHQ rear bumper
  • Exhaust tucked in- Didn't want to preemptively remove it and get any adverse side effects. Since being tucked in it's survived a lot of stuff that stock Jenny exhaust didn't and it sounds the same so I guess it worked.
  • SDHQ rock sliders- soon
  • Boatec fenders, bedsides, and liners- ordered

Bed:
  • Custom SDHQ bed rack
  • Dual vertical spare tire mount
  • Jack mount
  • Dual 5 gallon gas can mounts
  • Bed supports- soon
  • SDHQ bypass rack- soon

Gear:
  • Maxtrax
  • 30 ft Bubba Rope
  • Currie tire deflator
  • 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:
AZRR Racin' to the Basin 100
June Raptor assault
AZRR Four Peaks to Tortilla Flat
ROC Pismo
AZRR Dirt Therapy
Coming up:
  • Snow trip
  • ROC Barstow to Mint 400
  • AZRR/ROC Prescott to Vegas
  • More TBD...

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Stage 1 Pics:

SDHQ a pillar mounts with BD XL80s:


SDHQ radio and GPS mounts:







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Stage 2






Lights

OnX inside


OnX outside


XL80s


All 65,000 lumens of ultimate led power




Reverse lights


Squadron pros




Whip light


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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.


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





Upper sycamore (super overgrown major desert pinstriping alert):



Arizona Raptor Runs Racin' to the Basin 100:








Cars and Coffee :




Four Peaks:









AZRR Four Peaks to Tortilla Flat:





Pismo:





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Sycamore Creek:


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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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