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Video: Rock Crawling Last Weekend - this truck is amazing!

Discussion in 'Ford F-150 Raptor General Discussions [GEN 2]' started by TurboTJ, Jun 22, 2020.

  1. The Car Stereo Company

    The Car Stereo Company aka nosbusa Supporting Vendor

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    all the more reason to come play in wyoming. i tried crawling in the raptor once...... havent done it since
     
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    I think you’d have better luck left foot braking. Left door braking isn’t recommended unless it’s a Flintstone Mobile. ;)
     
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    They look like my Bronze VR-602’s.
     
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    It’s a new technique I’m developing where you open the left door to catch on trees and stuff to slow your travel. Don’t want to wear those brakes out too soon! o_O

    You’re right, that’s what they are.
     
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    The running boards are cast AL...I sold some of the metal to make em ;-)

    they’re definitely rugged but not structural support for a 5500 lb truck- FYI- they can crack easier than they’ll bend

    cool vid
     
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    Thanks for all the feedback guys! I have one more question. I’m really considering trading for a super duty powerstroke Tremor and adding a Carli suspension. This would give me plenty of payload margin and the option to tow. Do you guys think what you see in the video would be possible in that setup? I have zero plans for doing anything more tough than this...

    I really like this setup but I have zero experience with HD trucks so I wanted to get some expert opinions.
     
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    ^^TFL really is about reviewing/selling product. That is nice product. If you got the green, go for it^^
    Oh yeah, Keep the Raptor for fun!!!
     
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    My brother purchased a 2020 f250 lariat tremor with the new 7.3, he's very pleased with it. I'm looking forward to going from a 2500 truck back to a half ton with my Raptor purchase, my older 2500 rides hard.
     
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    Fantastic!!!
     
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    I tried trail control on baby head sized rocks. I didn’t like it either up or down as it tended to surge annoyingly. On the up it struggled to modulate the throttle smoothly and on the down it kept pumping the brakes where I would just let the gearing hold it back. I was able to drive much more smoothly on my own.
     

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