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post #89776 of 111734 Old 10-22-2013, 10:49 AM
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Just got my plates yesterday then I get this nice surprise. This is the third ticket I have had since I've moved to Denver and it hasn't even been a year yet. Well this makes me want to move back to the woods.
Denver parking is the worst. Talk about soulless miscreants.


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post #89777 of 111734 Old 10-22-2013, 03:38 PM
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Came down hard on my lower control arm, climbing over a rock on my way to my hunting spot, now have a clunking sound whenever I hit a bump, I need a bigger lift! Lol
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Came down hard on my lower control arm, climbing over a rock on my way to my hunting spot, now have a clunking sound whenever I hit a bump, I need a bigger lift! Lol
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post #89779 of 111734 Old 10-22-2013, 04:00 PM
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Those are pretty nasty. Lol. My bushings are good, but the control arm itself is bent and now hits on the mount
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post #89780 of 111734 Old 10-22-2013, 04:31 PM
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What actual height do they run?
33" tire is what it translates into 33.1" per Goodyear's specs on the tire. Over the factory 31s, I gained another inch of lift in ground clearance over stock. Gonna go do a gear and trans fluid change right now...no jack needed. Love it.
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33" tire is what it translates into 33.1" per Goodyear's specs on the tire. Over the factory 31s, I gained another inch of lift in ground clearance over stock. Gonna go do a gear and trans fluid change right now...no jack needed. Love it.
Mtr/k's do run tall. I've ran 35s for about ten yrs and never rubbed. Well I'm rubbing now that's for sure. ..
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post #89782 of 111734 Old 10-22-2013, 04:52 PM
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33" tire is what it translates into 33.1" per Goodyear's specs on the tire. Over the factory 31s, I gained another inch of lift in ground clearance over stock. Gonna go do a gear and trans fluid change right now...no jack needed. Love it.
My 33's run 32" exactly at 22psi. No too bad IMO. I was just wondering if those 285's hold truer to 33" than mine do.

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Picked up my latest project from my neighbor. Time for a proper HID retrofit! Got the whole headlights from a Nissan murano, and they even came with the ballasts and bulbs!
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post #89784 of 111734 Old 10-22-2013, 08:29 PM
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Installed RC 2.5" X-factor lift and 33" Goodyear wrangler duratracs.
I put the same lift on my '03 several months ago! I've been very pleased with it. (Mostly road driving... very light-duty off-road stuff.)
...but I 'm running 33x10.5 BFG's.
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Denver parking is the worst. Talk about soulless miscreants.
I look at your screen-name, and your location, and I can't help but wonder if your boss's name is "Jeff". (I have more derogatory nick-names I prefer to use, but I'll keep it nice for now.)
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Sucked it up and spent 40$ on a 40 piece ratchet/socket set for his tool box. Made by Stanley... Anyone have experience with them? Wish i had the cash for some snap-on goods
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...I can't help but wonder if your boss's name is "Jeff". (I have more derogatory nick-names I prefer to use, but I'll keep it nice for now.)
What's the deal with Jeff? Is he a jerk? European?

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post #89788 of 111734 Old 10-22-2013, 09:55 PM
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Check mine out
mine win :P







i had to replace 4 of them after one weekend

good thing for me a friend upgraded to a long arm kit the week before freebies rule
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mine win :P i had to replace 4 of them after one weekend good thing for me a friend upgraded to a long arm kit the week before freebies rule
Less gas pedal is key
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mine win :P

i had to replace 4 of them after one weekend

good thing for me a friend upgraded to a long arm kit the week before freebies rule
Your bushings were in better shape than mine, but your arms were beat to **** xD I upgraded to Savvy arms
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