New Truck

Discussion in 'Gearhead Garage' started by -=Lurker=-, Mar 8, 2009.

  1. -=Lurker=-

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    Thinking of some of these:
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    The wheels on there now are 20". These are 22's but go with my "murdered out" scheme. I'll have to get new tires aswell (probably Interco 37') but I can always keep these as reserves.

    Merdered out: All black and smoked. I found a black FX4 grill online for about $300. I can get ~$200 for my chrome one so ~$100 differential there. Gonna smoke all the lamp lenses and get 10K HID's (@55w).

    Probably add shock hoops to the front with King or Bilstien res shocks.

    yeah that's about it. ;) ... for now.
  2. Jishory

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    i dont understand doing all of that crap to a diesel truck that isnt going to make it tow any better, probably worse. the wheels are ridiculous and reservoir shocks on a pavement pounder? you are on the fast track to bro-ville
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    you do have a point jishory. however, it seems lurker has plenty of money to throw around at it. might as well have some fun. i personally like the rims it has on it now. but i'm not overly picky.
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    No way bro. :p
  5. Miller

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    haha you really do like those explorers don't you, reminds me of an office episode

    anyways, nice truck, what do you do for a living again? Fords the way to go these days, gm and Chrysler are on their way out.
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    Creative director for an interactive marketing firm. Thanks.
  7. Torx

    Torx Indigenous Nudist

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    yea i was gonna say, get some bigger rims preferably black.. but youve already been taking enough criticism. :p

    22" definately. those wheels on there now look waay too small.
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    haha miller, i love the office. and ya I love those explorers too for some reason. just have a special place in my heart for them. I think they look cool, I cheap to buy, ok on gas, and cheap to fix. and are good on the trails.
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    Geez that thing is a monster! I can almost guarantee I could the entire contents of my place in that thing in one trip.

    I don't get Ford, they make decent looking vehicles but why are they so awful inside?! Tacky and cheap looking! :( All their vehicles look like that too

    Post up pictures of your rig when it's loaded Lurker!
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    This.

    Should have just gotten a bone stock F250. Sorry man but that thing already looks like a bro-dozer, don't make it any worse.
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    ...says the guy building a pro-street Volvo. :D

    I don't see how it looks anything like a Bro-dozer. It's only got 5" of lift not 15". What's wrong with making a truck look nice? Besides theres no Metal Mulisha or Skin stickers on it... lol




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  12. Face it, it's a kickass brodozer, but a bro dozer none the less. I would personally NOT put bigger rims on that thing, it'll look like a donk or something. I'd stay with your rims or even smaller and get larger tires.
  13. Torx

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    maybe thats whats missing, i forgot about tire sidewall size

    now all you need is some bumper nuts.
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    Man, this thread is brutal :p
  15. Torx

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    i think everyone overlooks the fact that lurker has an enzo in his garage.. so this truck is menial.

    ooppss i wasnt supposed to say that.
  16. Wait a minute. Lurker, do you have an old Toyota pickup? If that thing's yours post pics, those things are sweet for offroad.
  17. -=Lurker=-

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    No that's my buddy's 85 4runner. Mine is in the works.

    LOL Torx. You obviosly haven't seen my garage. I can barely fit my motorcycle in there. :)
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    The first time I heard this about a year ago I laughed for like 10 minutes straight.
    Anyways, nice truck; not what I would do if it was mine, but that's why it's not mine.
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    I'm not totally sold on that stuff yet. Open to suggestions. Still looking at other stuff. The HID's I'll do for sure because it's pretty cheap now.

    May just keep it like it is for awhile and see what grows on me.

    Found this on Pirate. Funny stuff. http://128.83.80.200/taco/scarysteering.html
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    gah, shit welds and shit engineering.
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    if your opened to opinions... don't do any of that gay shit :p

    Your money, your truck, so as long as what you do makes you as the owner of it happy, more power to you.

    If I was in your shoes, cosmetically I wouldn't waste any money. Pro-comp makes good stuff, there's nothing wrong with the wheels, the tires are as aggressive as I would want on a car thats going to be 99% on road, in a part of the world that only has nice weather :p. If you don't care about the mileage or other negative effects, you could eventually go to larger tires when those are shot, but I wouldn't replace what you have unless you can sell them off a a really good price or something.

    Nothing wrong with the shocks you have, why do you want to upgrade them?

    Instead, I'd spend the money on some ECU programing, theirs ALOT of power to be made with simply a new tune. how big is that exhaust? I bet with a 4' exhaust, free flowing intake(stock one might be fine in itself) and a tune you could be in the 350WHP 700 lbs of torque range! Modified big Diesel trucks feel down right scary when you first mash the gas.
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    I agree with everything you have to say. It just all makes sense. It's just the "itch" I guess. I thought about it though and the tires and wheels would cost over 3 grand atleast if I got them new. The rubber is still good so I'm gonna keep em for now. I do want to go with a bigger tire eventually though. It's just that to me all that chrome is "ghey". I like black and solid colors so I guess that's a preference issue. I'll always be open to suggestions. That's why we post here right? ;)
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    Nice truck man. Im not a truck guy but I can appreciate them growing up on a ranch and working in the oilfields. My brother has an '08 F250 Super Duty as well and he likes it.