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    Default 5.2l yj shakedown run

    I had her up and ready for the trail for my local clubs fall run. Decidedly I went with the easy trail group.

    The used 4inch extreme duty RE springs I found on CL performed really well (complaints of being stiff at first but these were used hard. still had lift and flexed perfect). I went with the 35inch rustys shocks to go with the ford f250 shock towers up front. they gave me the most droop possible from my shock with compressed being right as it hit my tube fender. Some last minute fender trimming in the rear helped with the 2inch stretch I added.

    The power of the 5.2 was great. I have to continue to learn how to get the most of the new set up when off road. With the 2.5 I would have to use momentum and skinny pedal to get through. Now I have to just let it walk up stuff and tap throttle when needed. this video is an example of me giving too much gas then when I let off it suprisingly just walked up it.

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    click on that to make it work...have to set up you tube acct...lol

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    I will post some more as they download

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    here is the best still of front flex. however not flexed that much.


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    awesome man. congrats on getting her going.

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    at the end of this you can see some improved droop allowing front tire to stay on groud and wwhen compressed it just misses tude fender
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gqOPhwYi860

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    last minute mod to fit 2inch stretch...I am getting better at eye balling fender cuts...lol

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    Nice dude.
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