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Old 06-22-2009, 10:47 PM
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Really good looking truck!!! I've always wanted to know how the 17" r/t wheels looked on a 4x4. Good job on the body and paint work too! Do you work or have you worked in body shop?

What size tires are those and do you have problems with them rubbing?
 
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I like it too. Nice job. Makes me want to finish my 95 this year.
 
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Old 06-23-2009, 09:05 AM
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Originally Posted by 95_318SLT View Post
Really good looking truck!!! I've always wanted to know how the 17" r/t wheels looked on a 4x4. Good job on the body and paint work too! Do you work or have you worked in body shop?

What size tires are those and do you have problems with them rubbing?
thanks!!, ya, they actually look really good, im really glad I went with them! Well I didnt actually do all the body work and that, It was a good friend of my fathers, so I helped with everything to make it cheaper, this is the second dakota I built. So got a little knowledge on them now.

the tires are 33x12.5x17, only part they rub is a little on the frame because the tires are pretty wide. Theres tonnes a room other wise.
 
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Old 06-23-2009, 09:08 AM
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I like it too. Nice job. Makes me want to finish my 95 this year.
ya!, I love these trucks, as I said in last post its my second dakota, first one was a 92 with 33" tires as well. both V6 .. But this one is in great shape so its deffinitely worth the putting the 318, or 360
 
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Old 07-06-2009, 02:06 AM
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Originally Posted by dakota33 View Post
ya!, I love these trucks, as I said in last post its my second dakota, first one was a 92 with 33" tires as well. both V6 .. But this one is in great shape so its deffinitely worth the putting the 318, or 360
Hey Dakota33, what lift is that?! Its lifeted just right! I like it!
 
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Old 07-06-2009, 09:13 AM
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Hey Dakota33, what lift is that?! Its lifeted just right! I like it!
hey, it has the 2" body lift, the 2" lift blocks for the rear, and the reindexed torsion keys for up front. and skyjacker shocks.
 
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Old 07-07-2009, 02:12 AM
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hey, it has the 2" body lift, the 2" lift blocks for the rear, and the reindexed torsion keys for up front. and skyjacker shocks.
what is re-indexed? lol I'm new to trucks, only had mine for like 2 and a half weeks.
 
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Old 07-07-2009, 02:30 AM
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The torsion bar keys (I sometimes like to refer to them as cams) have a hex-shaped hole that the torsion bar sits in. That hole on the lift/lowering keys is re-indexed by 15* to increase or decrease the initial force placed on the bars depending on the orientation you choose so that they can either be cranked tighter or looser than the factory keys.
 
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Old 07-08-2009, 06:54 PM
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The torsion bar keys (I sometimes like to refer to them as cams) have a hex-shaped hole that the torsion bar sits in. That hole on the lift/lowering keys is re-indexed by 15* to increase or decrease the initial force placed on the bars depending on the orientation you choose so that they can either be cranked tighter or looser than the factory keys.
oh okay. Does that help the ride factor? Like can you tighten them but still get a decent ride?
 
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Old 07-08-2009, 08:31 PM
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The more you tighten the bars, the stiffer the front end gets. My truck rides like a brick because I have my bars tightened to the point of starting to bow them, which is as tight as you can safely go.
 

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