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Pics of truck with new mods!! 3 Q's

Old 07-09-2009, 12:05 AM
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Hey, I figured a lot of you guys looked over my last post since it said tire size in the title... that's what I get for trying to be funny. So wanted to post it again for all to see. Hopefully more mods will be coming soon once the wallet fattens up again.

-3" front leveling kit
-2" rear add-a-leafs
-rough country hydro shocks
-20x10 Moto Metal 951's w/Nitto Mudd Grapplers 35x12.50
-Volant CAI

Now I need some step bars, maybe a tonneau cover, a bull bar and driving lights, and a tuner!!

Giddee Upp!!!

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Also, if anyone has any input, I've got 3 questions.

1-Anyone have any side bars/bull bars they recommend or that I should stay away from?

2-Anyone using a Volant intake and also replace the 'Hemi hat'? I want to get rid of it cause I know it's restrictive, but the Volant didn't come with the throttle body pipe, any ideas?

3-The Rough country shocks came with a goofy looking bracket for the rear shocks. It's threaded on both ends and has a shaft for the shock to mount onto. But neither end fit into the lower shock mount(shaft is too big). I didn't want to drill anything out so I just enlarged the sleeve that the new shock came with and used the original hardware. Anyone else seen this? Is it just because it's a universal shock?

Thanks for your help, as always, much love!
Old 07-09-2009, 12:08 AM
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Sweet looking truck!! RCSB's are my favorite.
Old 07-09-2009, 12:11 AM
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nice...how much were the tires together? Really like that style
Old 07-09-2009, 12:22 AM
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Thanks! I did a bit of wheelin' and dealin' for the wheel setup... I bought the Mudd Grapplers with a set of Helo Maxx 6's for a Chevy/GMC/Toyota(6 lug pattern) with 1500 miles for $600(a steal, I know!!). I dismounted the tires and sold the rims on eBay for 500. I bought the rims from Steve @ MrWheelDeal.com for 1100, I mounted and balanced everything myself, so ended up around 1200 for everything. Please don't hate me

On a side note, I highly recommend Mr Wheel Deal. He gets back to you super quick, is really knowledgeable, and his price is cheaper than most other sites. I was dealing with wheelsforless.com, but their customer service stunk! I would order, not hear anything for 3 days, and then get a phone call saying those rims were backordered, happened 3 times, then decided to send Steve an email and had the rims shipping within 2 hours!!
Old 07-09-2009, 12:25 AM
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Nice truck, It doesn't sound like your "universal" shock was very universal though. I have Westin side steps on mine,they were on there when I bought it, I have contemplated removing them to get a higher look but they are nice when getting in and out.
Old 07-09-2009, 12:27 AM
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Nice little Tonka Truck you have there
Old 07-09-2009, 12:47 AM
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that looks good
Old 07-09-2009, 12:56 AM
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Looks great. I almost lifted my RC. Do you have any pics of your exhaust setup?
Old 07-09-2009, 02:21 AM
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nice truck! I have the same wheels and I love them, although mine are 18".
Old 07-09-2009, 02:30 AM
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Good looking rig Im diggin the meats. +1 on tonka truck. I got the black westin bars and they work fine, although they have faded some, i may need to throw some wax on them or the paint is just cheap. Debating on spray painting them back or maybe powder coat. I wish I would have went with something like this:


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