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Discussion in 'Northeast' started by BIGt0007, Mar 8, 2017.

  1. BIGt0007

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    hey all
    just sent email to the crew.
    I hope everyone is ready!!!!
     
  2. FrenchRaptor

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    Just returned to reality after the Raptor run up in Northern Maine. Holy crap!! I truly enjoyed this trip and had a ball truckin' through the north Maine woods with all of you!! Great weekend with a great bunch of people. Can't wait to do it again!! Hope the rest of the group all made it home safe and that all had a great trip!! Thanks for allowing me to come along!!! Steve
     
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    It was great meeting you Steve. Looking forward to many, many more trip to the North Maine Woods.
     
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    Hey All,
    After having seen all of those beautiful trucks this weekend I am dying to put a few upgrades into my Raptor... so here is the question I pose to all of you. In your opinion what would be your first upgrade? Exhaust?.. Suspension?.. Engine Mod?.. I gotta install some lights up front and maybe in the rear... LED light bar OR spots on a bull bar?? I'm goin nuts wanting to upgrade everything!!! Lovin' it! Steve
     
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    Steve,
    Je suis heureaux de faire votre connisance!
    So many choices....What's most important to you? My first mods were to put in an XRD, (Xpedition Ready Designs), rack system in the bed to tie things down, rear amber lights and hood mount HID lights. I mounted a VHF/UHF radio, and LED bulbs in the reverse lights and 3rd brake light.
    The pre-2013 Raptors had weaker frames over the rear bumpstops and were at higher risk for bending there. RPG, SVC, ICON, others make frame reinforcements/pneumatic bump stops.
    Many put on cold air intakes and headers for better performance. 5 Star/other tunes are also popular. Super chargers and even twin turbo options are available for the 6.2.
    As good as the suspension is in our raptors, upgrading for even better control in the rough stuff is also very popular. RPG, Icon, Fox, King, Bilstein and others have many possibilities. Deaver, National, and others have many spring options.
    What do you want to do with your Raptor? How do YOU want to improve yourtruck. Do what YOU think is most important.
    Enjoy your improvements. Relax. There's no end to the options available.
    And THAT is a good thing!
    Bon courage!
    Eddie
     
  6. BIGt0007

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    Great times guys!
    Thanks to....
    New friends and old.
    Our hosts and guide.
    As much as we all bust each others chops, we all had a great time.
    We got to ride endless gravel roads, see some beautiful country, and laugh with friends .....life is good!


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    This rookie had a great time! Good work Tyler.
     
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    This is my first post on FRF in YEARS!

    I had a great time. The whole thing was awesome!

    I'll be back next year with my truck.
     
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    Tyler,
    THANK YOU!
    I'm glad we all got together again. Missed those that didn't get to go; met some new friends.
    We are so lucky!
    Eddie
     
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    Thanks for all the info Eddie!! I'm excited to start adding in a few mods and upgrades. Suspension and exhaust may be my first upgrades. Had an awesome time with you all!! Still replaying it all in my head. Looking forward to seeing some pictures and videos if any. Thank you Tyler for organizing the ride!! Truly a great time!!
    Steve
     

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