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Old 06-29-2018, 09:16 PM
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Nice !!! Cool to see another RC getting some build work done!
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Old 06-29-2018, 11:45 PM
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Never considered, as camping (backpacking and wilderness canoe solo travel), is my hobby as well as trips to vintage/historic road races and the local dragstrip. I am retired so it is a daily watch grand-kids Little League hauler.

I can put all my camp stuff in and not hit 900 pounds. KM
awesome! Yeah I was expecting a healthy payload
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Old 06-30-2018, 11:25 AM
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Originally Posted by redranger04g View Post

awesome! Yeah I was expecting a healthy payload
Your screen name brings back good memories of my "red truck",

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Old 06-30-2018, 11:58 AM
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Nice looking truck. Great upgrades, painted front end really changed the look.
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Old 06-30-2018, 12:54 PM
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Your screen name brings back good memories of my "red truck",

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Great looking ranger! My screen name comes from my old ranger and name over on ranger-forums.
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Suspension upgrade to an Icon Stage 1, very nice. Huge improvement in feel and handling, no harshnes in ride, but vast improvement in handling. Much more secure feel on road, no shake compared to stock, response and smooth transition in turns.1 3/4 lift in front 0 back.Handles much better like no truck I have driven.

Now to look at tires for a needed traction improvement. KM
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Old 10-04-2018, 07:46 AM
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Nce!! What tires and size are you planning?
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Not more than an inch diameter over the 245-70 17s on it. 265-70s or 65s on the 17 inch wheels. KM
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Very nice 2.7. I bet that thing really gets moving.
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Very nice 2.7. I bet that thing really gets moving.
Have not been to the track yet. Average current 0-60 times recorded on Torque Pro and data-logging with the GTX tuner, 5.67 seconds on the 245-70-17 OEM Michelin's and caned street tune. The custom performance BCB tune overwhelms the available traction. KM
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