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Re: 88 Red Truck-Low sas
« Reply #30 on: Jan 20, 2017, 06:20:54 AM »
Nice pick up! Interesting bed too! Do the American ones not have tie downs around the top? This is my Aussie tub:



The bead locks look sick too. On my wish list.
Ya the US lost the tie downs in the mid 80s... Not completely sure when but it was around 86 (my 2wd is an 86 and still has them) at least it has the overhang doesn't have the hooks.


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Re: 88 Red Truck-Low sas
« Reply #31 on: Jan 20, 2017, 08:00:22 AM »
What are you doing for balancing the beadlocks?
Mine turned out great but shake like crazy at 35 to 40 mph then  shake goes away.

Just planning on running some balancing beads and seeing how it goes, in reality the truck doesn't see much highway

As far as the beds i believe it was 84 that usa trucks began to have the different style box and I think it was due to the chicken tax so part of the truck had to be made in the states, hence the box. I would love a box with the hooks but there just so dam rare here in canada and for the price i shouldn't complain

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Re: 88 Red Truck-Low sas
« Reply #32 on: Jan 21, 2017, 10:20:32 AM »
No offense but I liked the look of the flatbed better.
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Re: 88 Red Truck-Low sas
« Reply #33 on: Jan 25, 2017, 04:45:46 PM »
No offense but I liked the look of the flatbed better.

To each there own. I was getting sick of the deck and you dont see many old yotas with beds around so I figured it would make my truck different, around where I live at least

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Re: 88 Red Truck-Low sas
« Reply #34 on: Jan 25, 2017, 05:00:17 PM »
Beadlocks are on, and tcase is in. I picked up a rear bumper to protect the box a bit and threw that on while I was waiting for parts to get the tcase back togther
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Semi cleaned and reinstalled

I painted the bolts on the beadlocks to make them a little more stealth



And some stickers because I love stickers
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Re: 88 Red Truck-Low sas
« Reply #35 on: Jan 25, 2017, 07:57:51 PM »
Beadlock update. How fast have you got her up to?
smooth or shaking?
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Re: 88 Red Truck-Low sas
« Reply #36 on: Jan 25, 2017, 08:02:27 PM »
oooh that thing is sick!
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In the past years, I used to get a lot of calls from Jeep owners wanting to go slow like the Toy trucks.

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Re: 88 Red Truck-Low sas
« Reply #37 on: Jan 25, 2017, 08:13:40 PM »
Beadlock update. How fast have you got her up to?
smooth or shaking?

Ive got them up to 110km/h a few times now and they only seem to shake at about 90-100km/h then smooth out as I go towards 110. Thats with 8oz's of balancing beads in each tire. Over all I'm happy. They ride way better than expected and now that I've painted them there defiantly less heat than before.

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Re: 88 Red Truck-Low sas
« Reply #38 on: Jan 26, 2017, 01:52:51 PM »
Looking good!

I'm not sure if I like the flatbed or the box better...benefits to both, I guess. 

Meanwhile, I have a few questions...if you don't mind.

1) It looks like your RUF pack has only 4 leaves.  How is the ride quality on the street and the flex on the trail?

2) Is your 63" Chevy pack 3 or 4 leaves?  Again, how is the ride quality and flex?

3) Can you tell me what your frame height is?  I'm going to replace my springs front and rear soon, and I'm wanting to keep it as low as possible while running 35" tires.

Cheers...and way to go on building a sweet rig!

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Re: 88 Red Truck-Low sas
« Reply #39 on: Jan 26, 2017, 04:59:09 PM »
Looking good!

I'm not sure if I like the flatbed or the box better...benefits to both, I guess. 

Meanwhile, I have a few questions...if you don't mind.

1) It looks like your RUF pack has only 4 leaves.  How is the ride quality on the street and the flex on the trail?

2) Is your 63" Chevy pack 3 or 4 leaves?  Again, how is the ride quality and flex?

3) Can you tell me what your frame height is?  I'm going to replace my springs front and rear soon, and I'm wanting to keep it as low as possible while running 35" tires.

Cheers...and way to go on building a sweet rig!

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Re: 88 Red Truck-Low sas
« Reply #40 on: Jan 27, 2017, 09:44:37 PM »
Thanks for the specs, Rybike...

The flex is defiantly good but not as much as your cookie cutter sas

I'm not sure what you mean by cookie cutter sas...?  And, I haven't mentioned the kind of flex I'm getting.  Maybe you're confusing me with someone else?

Meanwhile, are you going to reposition your rear shock mounts to run longer shocks in the future?

Great winter pics!  Keep posting updates!  :beerchug:
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Re: 88 Red Truck-Low sas
« Reply #41 on: Jan 28, 2017, 09:07:59 AM »
Looking good.  I like the bed on it, maybe bob it though.

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Re: 88 Red Truck-Low sas
« Reply #42 on: Jan 28, 2017, 06:06:30 PM »
I'm not sure what you mean by cookie cutter sas...? 


Thanks. Im sorry for the confusion but what I was talking about a generic TG or All pro sas kit and not your truck, my wording was off and made it seem like I was talking about your truck. And no plans for longer shocks in the back, the shocks dont seem to be my limiting factor so I dont see the need to go longer or move the mounts. They work as intended as is

Looking good.  I like the bed on it, maybe bob it though.

Thanks, I thought of bobbing it but I see no need for the kind of wheeling I have near me plus I can still put a canopy on it and use it for camping

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Re: 88 Red Truck-Low sas
« Reply #43 on: Feb 27, 2017, 08:08:03 PM »
Well It's been a little while since ive posted but mainly because I dont have much to update on. The truck has been doing awesome as my dd and wheeling it occasionally, but not that much at this point as the snow is too deep for a 35. I picked up some new headlights and took a few poser flex photos, but thats all for today





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Re: 88 Red Truck-Low sas
« Reply #44 on: Mar 05, 2017, 07:30:18 PM »
Which head lights are those?
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Re: 88 Red Truck-Low sas
« Reply #45 on: Mar 05, 2017, 08:33:38 PM »
The brand is Truck-lite, fully sealed Led, Dot and Sae approved. they are a little on the pricey side but the light out put is well worth it 

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Re: 88 Red Truck-Low sas
« Reply #46 on: Mar 29, 2017, 11:05:39 PM »
Cool!  Which model are those Truck-Lite headlights?  Did you upgrade the wiring harness for those?
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Re: 88 Red Truck-Low sas
« Reply #47 on: Mar 30, 2017, 12:09:49 PM »
No need to "upgrade" the head light harness as those led lights draw less amperage than your standard incandescent bulbs.
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Re: 88 Red Truck-Low sas
« Reply #48 on: Mar 31, 2017, 05:50:04 PM »
Its just the standard 5"x7" sealed beam led replacement headlight by trucklite, pretty sure its the only 5"x7" they make. And redneckcustoms is right about the draw, my old headlights drew so much I was melting wires and burning up plugs. That was even with a aftermarket relay harness and better plugs. I ditched all of that for these headlights. way brighter, less amp draw and should last way longer than the halogens I was running

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Re: The Red Raisin- low sas
« Reply #49 on: Apr 21, 2017, 10:25:56 PM »
So I earned my truck a new nick name, as my friends dubbed it The "Red Raisin" or the "tree hugger" as this ins't the first time i've found myself in this situation  :hammerhead: I think the red raisin will stick as I dont plan on much body work, Im just going to put a new mirror and run it till the next ding comes along








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Re: The Red Raisin- low sas
« Reply #50 on: Apr 21, 2017, 11:23:22 PM »
 Who makes your rear bumper?

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Re: The Red Raisin- low sas
« Reply #51 on: Apr 22, 2017, 03:30:52 AM »
What do you normally air down to when running in the snow?

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Re: The Red Raisin- low sas
« Reply #52 on: Apr 22, 2017, 08:21:50 AM »
Who makes your rear bumper?

Trail gear

What do you normally air down to when running in the snow?

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Typically ill start with around 10 then I usually drop it to about 3psi when the going gets tough. If I would have aired down it probably would have been a different story, as I was still at 20psi when I did that. Here is a a few more photos from the day before, I was at 3psi then









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Re: The Red Raisin- low sas
« Reply #53 on: Apr 22, 2017, 10:21:22 AM »
 It looks like the extra bit of work to keep the truck low was well worth it, it looks stable.
  Is the cab rusted out under the doors? If so that would be a great excuse to inlay some sliders right into the cab. looks good
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Re: The Red Raisin- low sas
« Reply #54 on: Apr 23, 2017, 10:57:36 AM »
Ouch, pretty big dent! Luckily, most of that can be easily pushed out after removing the door card. IMO sliders should always be the first piece of armor bought  :beerchug:
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Re: The Red Raisin- low sas
« Reply #55 on: Apr 23, 2017, 08:30:35 PM »
I've defiantly thought about a chunk of square tube in place if my rockers but I don't think it would have helped me much on this one. I did pull my inner panel the other day and punched it back out, just enough to make it open and close freely again  :thumbs: I'll let the mud do the body work for now

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Re: The Red Raisin- low sas
« Reply #56 on: Apr 24, 2017, 08:33:20 AM »
Speaking of mud, here's some photos from the weekend. A good buddy and I made a trip into the Flathead river valley to check out some recent logging, not to much real 4x4'ing but good scenery and a fun bush cruise none the less















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Re: The Red Raisin- low sas
« Reply #57 on: Apr 24, 2017, 08:52:04 AM »
Looks like a beautiful ride!  :yesnod:
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Re: The Red Raisin- low sas
« Reply #58 on: Apr 24, 2017, 03:28:05 PM »
I love that awesome Sasquatch Junction sign!!  Looks like he is holding a tool box?

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Re: The Red Raisin- low sas
« Reply #59 on: Apr 24, 2017, 05:46:04 PM »
I love that awesome Sasquatch Junction sign!!  Looks like he is holding a tool box?

Tool box or case of beer, you decide  :biggthumpup:

 
 
 
 
 

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