Pics and vid of stock suspension

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I took some pics of the stock suspension while we had the truck in the air since I thought it might interest some of you to see some pics of it. It's an impressive set up. The rear axle is gusseted, and has several plug welds on the axle tubes to keep them from turning. The rear torque shock to limit axle wrap is a nice touch too. I also took a video of the path of motion of the rear axle (left/rght) as it goes from full extension to ride height.

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Just wondering, what are your thoughts after seeing the under carriage of a side exit exhaust. I've saw a video of the TRX straight piped and the length of the pipes makes it very raspy. Wondering if a true dual side exit would make it sound more throaty. Just curious what you think.
 

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I took some pics of the stock suspension while we had the truck in the air since I thought it might interest some of you to see some pics of it. It's an impressive set up. The rear axle is gusseted, and has several plug welds on the axle tubes to keep them from turning. The rear torque shock to limit axle wrap is a nice touch too. I also took a video of the path of motion of the rear axle (left/rght) as it goes from full extension to ride height.

You can see the video here:
Nice clean shots, thanks for the uploads.
 
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Just wondering, what are your thoughts after seeing the under carriage of a side exit exhaust. I've saw a video of the TRX straight piped and the length of the pipes makes it very raspy. Wondering if a true dual side exit would make it sound more throaty. Just curious what you think.
I wasn’t paying a lot of attention to exhaust routing while I was under there other than to note there’s a factory x-pipe a bit before the mufflers. I plan to put in some electric cut-out valves right before the mufflers and point them down. A turn down after the muffler might be better than side exhaust for routing and clearance but honestly I was looking at that. Plus, the rear bumper has notches for the big exhaust tips. Until someone comes out with a rear bumper that’s straight it might look funny without tips.
 

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I wasn’t paying a lot of attention to exhaust routing while I was under there other than to note there’s a factory x-pipe a bit before the mufflers. I plan to put in some electric cut-out valves right before the mufflers and point them down. A turn down after the muffler might be better than side exhaust for routing and clearance but honestly I was looking at that. Plus, the rear bumper has notches for the big exhaust tips. Until someone comes out with a rear bumper that’s straight it might look funny without tips.
Also very true. Forgot about the rear bumper notches. ADD is supposedly coming out with a bumper soon.
 
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Also very true. Forgot about the rear bumper notches. ADD is supposedly coming out with a bumper soon.
ADD finally got a truck in the shop this past week, so they are getting all the measurements they need. I was actually gong to ship this truck to them to use, but luckily a local guy finally dropped his off on Monday for them to use. They should have bumpers production ready in 2-3 months. I'm an ADD vendor, so as soon as they have stuff available I will let everyone know.
 

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I took some pics of the stock suspension while we had the truck in the air since I thought it might interest some of you to see some pics of it. It's an impressive set up. The rear axle is gusseted, and has several plug welds on the axle tubes to keep them from turning. The rear torque shock to limit axle wrap is a nice touch too. I also took a video of the path of motion of the rear axle (left/rght) as it goes from full extension to ride height.

You can see the video here:
Those brakes look fuckin tiny
 
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Those brakes look fuckin tiny
It can definitely use a brake upgrade. I was able to stop pretty quick when I was driving it yesterday, but it's nothing like I'd like it to be for such a heavy truck that will be hurtling down the road at high velocity.
 

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I don’t know about the rest of you but I wish the shocks looked meatier. I’m sure they perform like magic though.
 
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