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3 years 16 weeks ago, 7:29 PM

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random stuff

It seems I've been 1 day away from closing this project out all week. Last minute change orders keep popping up. I watched a video and read some instructions then proceeded to terminate fiber optic cable. 16 terminations today, 40 or so to go. I never worked fiber before today. I reckon it may come in handy again someday.
Lift kits. Have any of yall got any experience with them? I'm considering lifting the avalanche. How does it affect ride, handling, tire wear, etc.? I ruined my nerf bars crossing some rough shit and could have avoided it with a bit more ground clearance.

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3 years 16 weeks ago, 7:47 PM

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http://www.rustysoffroad.com/ ever watch that TRUCKS show on saturday,these are the guys that they get their parts from.

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3 years 16 weeks ago, 8:11 PM

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answer to lift kits

A lift kit is all about what size tires you want then we can go from there.

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3 years 16 weeks ago, 8:16 PM

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king shox, and fox racing shox, I have a toyota tundra with kings 2.5 coilovers and rear shocks I took a 3 ft jump like nothing. Also you want camburg or total chaos upper control arms. This will give you more space so your tires dont rum on your control arm. This is more baja type but the shox are mean. http://www.dezertrangers.com/vb/portfolio/137825.htm

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3 years 16 weeks ago, 11:22 PM

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lift kits

I have installed many different brands and styles.buy quality. replace springs instead of using lift blocks. dont be a cheap ass. these are basics but will point you in a good direction. feel free to ask any questions.

3 years 15 weeks ago, 5:24 PM

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moving tomorrow

I've done all I can on this project. I start Monday on the next one. Back to the Oklahoma panhandle. I guess I did some good last time. Booker, TX has a gun club now and I can shoot pistol, rifle and skeet at my leisure. Probly be March by the time I leave there.
Back to lift kits. I'm wanting a few inches of lift, no oversized tires, just some ground clearance. Lots of reputable shops to choose from, I just wonder how ride and handling will be affected.
I got word from my bud in a-stan. Thank GOD he wasn't on the chinook. I'll paraphrase , "it has elevated the resolve of America's finest".
Fer you newbies, my bud is special forces, Airborne. Not a SEAL but jumps nooks pretty often. Yep, I lost some sleep till I got the email today.

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3 years 15 weeks ago, 6:21 PM

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Sounds good Vaq

Good to hear your wanted again up that way and will have time and place to shoot!

Also great to hear your bud is on the green side of the ground. really really

Depending on how much clearance your looking for you should be able to keep the ride from feeling like you drove over a curb when you run over a pencil...

What Model Truck and year?

No sir, he fell into that bullet... Never argue with a stupid person. They'll just drag you down to their level and beat you with experience!!

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