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Finally, Pics from the dunes!


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The very first thing I did was hit test hill (of course)

And there I sat, high centered.:sad:
I then got pulled down by a Ford (of course).

I then pulled him off the top, twice! at least I only did it once.

Yes my frog does swim.

The rust holes let in a little more water than I would like

This used to be the drag strip, We have got a lot of rain lately!

Yes, my frog does jump too!

I had a really good time and didn't have to change a tire! I did find a water hole that was deep enough to get my cell phone. My camera also got wet but, it survived. My snorkle leaked but, not enough to stall the engine. The computer was totally submerged but, didn't have a problem with it. The seats are still wet enough to squeeze water out of and it has been almost a week. They will probably need to be replaced. It was worth it though.
 


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Hello

Now that looks like fun. Just to launch your truck like that.

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I launched off the top of every dune there. It was a little hard to get pics though. I would have liked to get a pic of me launching off of test hill. I had a lot of air time!
 

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There was water over the hood going in and the tailgate disappeared on the way out. The motor was completely submersed at one point. I did get a little water in the distributor but, I didn't know until later. The motor got completely silent, I thought it had stalled but, it kept moving and drove out the other side.
 

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Love the pics! Definitely jealous of the jumping...

Have you done much to triangulate the chassis/frame?
 

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Wheeeeeeeee ! lol

Now those are some of the best pics I've seen in a long time. I would have loved it there ! Thanks for posting em'!
 

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very very nice. look's like a lot of fun.
 

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Love the pics! Definitely jealous of the jumping...

Have you done much to triangulate the chassis/frame?
No, and the frame has bent. Last labor day I did a HUGE jump at our offroad playground. I landed on the right front first and bent the frame, right ttb, and the cab.
I will be doing a complete rebuild on the truck soon, Which will unclude a light cage.
 

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looks like fun. you should invest in some plastic racing buckets (cheap) so you don't have that wet seat problem again.... and if you are going to be getting air time. You NEED a serious cage.
 

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looks like fun. you should invest in some plastic racing buckets (cheap) so you don't have that wet seat problem again.... and if you are going to be getting air time. You NEED a serious cage.
Couldnt agree with you more
 

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Man those pictures are awesome. Its amazing how much water you got into and never stalled the motor once. Although with deep water comes fluid changes front to back, but totally worth it. Love that jump picture by the way.
 

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I would like to get a set of the suspension seats. Plain old,hard plastic or fiberglass buckets would suck! Bad!
 

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true, but I know I sure don't have the cash to drop on a pair of suspension seats, those things arn't cheap, I have other things I would rather throw my money at.
 


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