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 Loading dock wheelin with Rich and Dave 
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Post Loading dock wheelin with Rich and Dave
Dave and I met up last night and both had an itch to test out our new suspensions. There was a loading dock less than a block away and so we went. Heres some pics and a nice video. Hopefully Dave will share soon as well.

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VIDEO!

http://www.supermotors.net/getfile/5479 ... /video.mov



Now for mine. I was hesitant to open the door while fully flexed so Dave has most the pics of me.

I like this pic because you can see the top lifting off the side rail.

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And I now know my approach and departing angles. I could go over the wall in reverse only. When going foward, the tranny cross member hit by about and 1-1/2".

These pics help a lot now that i'm about to weld up my bumper. I can see exactly what would hit first and I'd rather drag a bumper than a body panel or gas tank.

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August 1st, 2007, 7:33 am
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very cool. Looks like dave needs a bigger loading dock 8) . Impressive to say the least.

Now we gotta see those TTB flex pics :beer:


August 1st, 2007, 7:42 am
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Looking good guys! Your getting some real nice body flex between the bed and the cab Dave!

Rich, I know exactly what you mean with the rear bumper. That gas tank hangs LOW! I built mine slightly low on purpose so I wouldnt drag the gas tank. Ive put 2 pretty good dents in my double thick skid so Im glad I did that.

Heres my super cool skid plate, I couldnt find any good pictures of my rear bumper in my photo bucket.

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August 1st, 2007, 8:30 am
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That reminds me, I have to ask JTG or Kjo if they can hook me up with the skid plates. I can do the Danny gas tank skid plate mod. :thumb:

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well tell me which one you end up with, i may end up copying this idea as well and asking the other person to get theirs.


Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery right :shock:


August 1st, 2007, 8:54 am
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hopefully. Otherwise Danny is probably getting tired of my truck morphing into his truck.

Half doors look similar
4" rancho lift
Dunlop mud rovers
rear bumper looks similar


I promise my front bumper will be different

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August 1st, 2007, 9:03 am
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eh, whats 4 wheelin with people if you cant take what works and "borrow" it.


August 1st, 2007, 9:06 am
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here is my share. there is some nice flex in that bronco too. I could have pushed it a little more but with a palet of air cylinders in the back I didn['t want to spill anything. lol
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August 1st, 2007, 9:37 am
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nice pics. That thing is flexin nice rich.


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I can stare at myself all day......


Still no TTB flex shots though :cry:

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hahha, i just noticed, look at the second to last pic, the bronco is crooked, but your head is turned straight. Not sure why, but it looks funny to me. :mrgreen:


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Looks good Rich! Im always impressed at how well those TTBs flex. I highly recomend the double skid plate, and I cant take credit for it, I saw someone else do it on FSB and thought it was a great idea. Cost me about 40 bucks to do it. Got a skid plate for 20 bucks, few dollars for welding material, then painted it with rust bullet.

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August 1st, 2007, 11:13 am
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Loading Dock Wheeling, with Rich and Dave....

Hi Im Rich

and Im dave,

(together) welcome to Loading Dock Wheeling..

Rich: On todays show were gonna prove you can get some good flex out of a 17 year old bronco with some cheap used parts and some good old fashioned labor.

Dave: Then were gonna take you on site to...you guessed it, a loading dock, and show you what this is all about.

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:lol: :lol: I read that in a complete news anchor corny ass voice. hahaha perfect.


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It just sounded like some new show on the powerblock or something. I couldnt help myself. I also wrote that at like midnight so I was a little tired and goofy at the time.

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