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    Race truck weights

    Just a inquisitive question. What does an average Trophy Truck, Class 8, and the stock classes usually weigh? I've been told by one guy their Class 8 weighed at 5500 lbs for one race. Is that pretty much an average weight? And if you don't mind, you can throw out mini truck weights also, can...
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    9" gurus, I need help

    9\" gurus, I need help But in a little different way. This is what's going on, I'm in a tech "discussion" with someone discussing the benefits of the 9 inch in a rig and I've gone as far as I can go so I'm here looking for beaucoup help. I need knowledge and the what for's and why to's the 9...
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    K&N Prefilter Maintenance

    Does it need to be cleaned with the cleaning stuff for the airfilter, or is it a throw on and go item? I'm not here, nor was I here, nor will I ever be here.
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    Under axle trusses

    This is just an informative question on my part and would like to hear the experienced and knowledgable answers on this. How smart is it to truss the axle along the bottom, particular a front axle? And does anyone know of someone who's had trouble with running the truss into rocks and such and...
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    Tube Bender ?

    Here's the problem I'm having..... I'm bending the bolts that mount the bender to the table. It's a hydro setup using an 8 ton manual HF ram. I've bent the bolts that came with the bender, and bent the new ones today. The two reasons why I have it mounted so high is 1. the ram needs a little...
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    More Expo pics

    Here's the first roll, roll 2 will go up tomorrow night sometime. Enjoy...... <A target="_blank" HREF=http://www.imagestation.com/album/pictures.html?show_all=1&id=4291265733&start=1>http://www.imagestation.com/album/pictures.html?show_all=1&id=4291265733&start=1</A> I'm not here, nor was I...
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    K5 racers

    I need to talk shop with some of the K5 Blazer racers. Can anyone get me in touch with them? Thanks. I'm not here, nor was I here, nor will I ever be here.
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    Rough Country Race Shocks

    Anyone familiar with them? Just curious, my father-in-law has a couple in the garage. They are a little rough looking. I'm not here, nor was I here, nor will I ever be here.
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    Shock mount ????

    Let me know what y'all think........... Relocate the top mounts for the rear shocks of my K5. For y'all that know Chevys know that the rear top mounts like to break. Here's my idea for a fix............. Take a length of 1.25"x.120" DOM tube, lay it across the top of the frame, forward of the...
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    DOM question

    Is this what I need "Carbon A513 Type 5 DOM Tube "? I'm not here, nor was I here, nor will I ever be here.
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    Axle trussing

    I need a good how-to on how to do it. I have the axle out of the truck. I'll strip it down completely. I've got the design, which is here <A target="_blank" HREF=http://www.4x4review.com/products/drive_train/10-bolt-3.asp>http://www.4x4review.com/products/drive_train/10-bolt-3.asp</A>...
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    CLORV thoughts needed

    Cut and dried, I don't like some of the politicians they have endorsed. Some of these people are pretty liberal. In 2000, I e-mailed them that I had a problem concerning this and why did they endorse the people they did. They explained to me that these people were incumbents and had shown a...
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    Never Ready Racing?

    Anyone know these guys or anyone from the team on here? Just curious. Saw a Toyota today with the windshield sticker. "Rehabilitation begins at autopsy."
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    Suspension books

    I'm looking for a book that is well-detailed on suspension design. Specifically, recommendations on jig construction and complete details on building a-arms is what I need. Any thoughts? "Rehabilitation begins at autopsy."
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    Tube Bender conversion

    Reading posts over on POR 4x4, trying to get edmacated on converting a JD2 Mod 3 to hydro operation. There's suggestions on using a port-a-power and a lot of homegrown ideas. Anyone on here have any suggestions? Stan snowed-in in OK "Rehabilitation begins at autopsy."
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    Sway Away Big Bore shocks?

    Just found out about them. Wondering if anyone around knows more about them. "Rehabilitation begins at autopsy."
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    Raisin the Flag!!

    Got this in e-mail, some of you may have seen it already. Pass it around. <A target="_blank" HREF=http://community.webshots.com/photo/12270778/21336404JrFwakHOEr>http://community.webshots.com/photo/12270778/21336404JrFwakHOEr</A> "Rehabilitation begins at autopsy."
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    Who's got the best $ on tube benders

    Who\'s got the best $ on tube benders I'm ready to buy one. Who's got the best deal on tube benders right now? Anyone have any idea what Desert Tool's bender is priced at right now? "Rehabilitation begins at autopsy."
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    Tube bender fabbed

    Check this out <A target="_blank" HREF=http://www.pirate4x4.com/cgi-bin/ubb/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic&f=10&t=012587>http://www.pirate4x4.com/cgi-bin/ubb/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic&f=10&t=012587</A> Thoughts, opinions on this. "Rehabilitation begins at autopsy."
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    Racing pics up

    I've put up some of my racing pics to be seen. Click on the link, http://community.webshots.com/user/mdntrdr1</A>. Stan "Rehabilitation begins at autopsy."