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Old 07-04-2008, 05:10 AM   #1
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Default Long Travel Prerrunner project.

Finally, After months of gathering parts I am tearing my DD apart and putting a whole new long travel set-up.

Before:


some of the parts::


First I striped out all the old suspension and set in the new 5 inch wider beams::






Set in the engine cage::









Alot wider:



He was pretty excited about the new radius arms:



Then we set in the new Tranny X-member:







Not too bad for the first night I think.

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Old 07-04-2008, 06:19 AM   #2
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Awesome! Looks nice. Do you have a wider, side-shot of your truck with the new setup?
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Old 07-04-2008, 10:46 AM   #3
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That's a really sweet setup. Where do you go about getting parts like that?

I've never had a project go bad with a big jug of Mountain Dew on hand!
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good work, nice parts
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I don't think its done yet.. the first picture which is what I think your talking about is the "before" picture. I think.
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Set in the engine cage::


Get rid of those junk carriage bolts, they're worthless. Get some grade 8 fine thread fasteners, use a washer on both sides and either a nylock or mechanical locking nut.

I think there should be an additional gusset in the center of that plate to wrap around the tube as well, but it may be fine without.
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Get rid of those junk carriage bolts, they're worthless. Get some grade 8 fine thread fasteners, use a washer on both sides and either a nylock or mechanical locking nut.

I think there should be an additional gusset in the center of that plate to wrap around the tube as well, but it may be fine without.
HAHA don't worry those were just what I had laying around to see where everything lined up...and I have a bunch of extra metal to truss it once its in the right spot.
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Awesome! Looks nice. Do you have a wider, side-shot of your truck with the new setup?
Thanks! ya like Koda said its not nearly done et but ill have a front wide shot as soon as its done.
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That's a really sweet setup. Where do you go about getting parts like that?

I've never had a project go bad with a big jug of Mountain Dew on hand!
Thanks. Nearly all of these parts were bought off Race-Dezert.com .. And ya, you can never have too much Mountain Dew haha
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