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boaterspence
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boaterspence

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Location : Greenville, NC

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PostSubject: Boaterspence's build   Boaterspence's build Icon_minitimeMon Jun 03, 2013 11:05 pm

This has been put off for far too long! Time to show some progress. I got my FJ in July of 2012. 2010 Black 4x4. It came with 265/70R17 Goodyear AT's. Boaterspence's build IMG_0275_zpsb9c5ca1f

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Mods were slow at first, actually nonexistent until September 1st when I took the predator steps off and installed a pair of OEM sliders. Went to Uwharrie the next weekend and had a successful time offroading for the first time ever. The mod bug bit and the addiction began Very Happy

I left the FJ alone for a while and went out on a couple trail rides with you guys. The stock FJ is pretty capable but as you all know, I wanted to do more!

Jump ahead to February when I ordered a lightly used Pro Comp 3" lift and light racing UCAs.
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With the help of Speedrye, we got the lift on in about four hours. I didn't take many pictures of the install. Boaterspence's build IMG_0556_zps3b63ac33

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The Pro Comp system is ok. It is significantly more stiff on the road and I was worried about how rough the ride would be off road. I have zero issues with it on the trail, it's the most bizarre thing in the world to me but I guess I'm ok with it. I would recommend Pro Comp for a budget lift.

No more than a day after installing the lift, I broke out the Plasti Dip and painters tape and started my next mod. Boaterspence's build IMG_0571_zps6dae740d

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That is my build so far but there's more going on in the next week or so. Updates will be more timely from now on Rolling Eyes
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SingleTrack
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SingleTrack

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Join date : 2012-11-25
Age : 43
Location : Greensboro, NC

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PostSubject: Re: Boaterspence's build   Boaterspence's build Icon_minitimeMon Jun 03, 2013 11:19 pm

Looks great man!
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Scottydog
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PostSubject: Re: Boaterspence's build   Boaterspence's build Icon_minitimeTue Jun 04, 2013 3:52 pm

Looks great...keep it up.

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PostSubject: Re: Boaterspence's build   Boaterspence's build Icon_minitimeTue Jun 04, 2013 5:36 pm

Hey, that truck looks even better than the last time I saw it! More black!! Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Boaterspence's build   Boaterspence's build Icon_minitimeSat Jun 15, 2013 10:33 pm

Looking good!
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PostSubject: Re: Boaterspence's build   Boaterspence's build Icon_minitimeMon Jun 17, 2013 12:35 am

Truck looks great! Couldn't help but notice the Jackson Kayaks sticker...didn't realize anyone paddled those anymore, haha
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