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Unread 11-16-2013, 07:21 PM   #76
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I didn't think those were out yet?
Savvy has them, unsure of when they'll release. You've got time!

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Unread 11-16-2013, 07:35 PM   #77
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Great stuff, cant wait to see where this ends up!
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Unread 11-17-2013, 09:17 AM   #78
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Between tools and axles you had a heck of day !

As a heads up you may want to take your significant other to dinner
Actually, we split all the bills 50/50 and have separate accounts. She spends her money on what every she wants, and I spend mine on whatever I want. On top of that, last night she took me out to dinner and paid!
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Savvy has them, unsure of when they'll release. You've got time!
Actually, tires and wheels are one of the first things I need to mock everything up for clearances.
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Great stuff, cant wait to see where this ends up!
Me too!
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Unread 11-17-2013, 09:24 AM   #79
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Looks like a BFG all terrain in the middle with wider spacing. Hmm... I wonder if they are going to weigh 500 pounds a tire?
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Unread 11-17-2013, 10:47 AM   #80
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Looks like a BFG all terrain in the middle with wider spacing. Hmm... I wonder if they are going to weigh 500 pounds a tire?
That made me laugh
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Unread 11-17-2013, 10:55 AM   #81
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Actually, we split all the bills 50/50 and have separate accounts. She spends her money on what every she wants, and I spend mine on whatever I want. On top of that, last night she took me out to dinner and paid!
We have the same arrangement. Joint accounts are for suckers. Except the one for our mortgage payment...

Awesome grab on the axles. I've been paying close attention. It definitely broadens your choices from the same old 78-79 Fords.
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Unread 11-17-2013, 11:15 AM   #82
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We have the same arrangement. Joint accounts are for suckers. Except the one for our mortgage payment...
It's a great setup. We never argue about money. I'm not sure why people think they need to have a joint account - it seems like that is a great way to start arguments where none are needed.
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Awesome grab on the axles. I've been paying close attention. It definitely broadens your choices from the same old 78-79 Fords.
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The 78-79's go for around $1500 up here assuming you can find one. Plus, you pretty much have to run them full width, and if you cut them down, you have to do both sides or your driveshaft runs right through your oil pan. The newer Ford axles are much better in that regard especially if you are going to cut the long side tube down.
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Unread 11-17-2013, 12:44 PM   #83
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I like the Falken A/T's but with all the talk I was expecting something a lot more epic with those M/Ts.. LOL. We'll see how they perform I guess.
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Unread 11-17-2013, 04:48 PM   #84
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I like the Falken A/T's but with all the talk I was expecting something a lot more epic with those M/Ts.. LOL. We'll see how they perform I guess.
He's had the Wildpeaks before. I'm not too excited about this new design either. Reminds me of a Cooper STT.
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Unread 11-17-2013, 04:53 PM   #85
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He's had the Wildpeaks before. I'm not too excited about this new design either. Reminds me of a Cooper STT.
You don't like STTs? Mine do well for me
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Unread 11-17-2013, 09:57 PM   #86
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I like the Falken A/T's but with all the talk I was expecting something a lot more epic with those M/Ts.. LOL. We'll see how they perform I guess.
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He's had the Wildpeaks before. I'm not too excited about this new design either. Reminds me of a Cooper STT.
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You don't like STTs? Mine do well for me
They look like they are going after the "hybrid" AT tire like the Duratrac and MTR. Pretty much what I'm looking for. I"m not sure I want to be the first in line to try them out especially if they are going to be as heavy as the AT. Also, I've read the AT's have issues with Raceline beadlocks and that's the wheel I'm probably going to run.
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Unread 11-17-2013, 11:01 PM   #87
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I just dropped $950 at rock auto for Centric loaded calipers and rotors front and rear and a full set of Moog ball joints. Big boy axles use big boy priced goodies.
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Unread 11-18-2013, 12:20 AM   #88
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I'm jealous of the big boy axles and looking forward to see how this build plays out!
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Unread 11-18-2013, 12:36 AM   #89
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nice work. now you have your work cut out for you.
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Unread 11-18-2013, 09:41 AM   #90
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I'm jealous of the big boy axles and looking forward to see how this build plays out!
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nice work. now you have your work cut out for you.


I'm pretty sure I'm going to stretch the rear 4 inches to give it TJ openings. Probably go with Genright stretch corners unless someone else has a better idea.

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