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Old 03-06-2014, 08:31 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Look at this aero truck...

Take a look at this daily driver...

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Old 03-06-2014, 08:43 PM   #2 (permalink)
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...obviously, drives through some VERY rough neighborhoods...sorta like Mad Max.
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Old 03-06-2014, 08:55 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Its easier and faster to just slap the roll cage on the outside of the vehicle, but some get their pantys in a wad when you mention it to them.
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Old 03-06-2014, 09:06 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Mebbe those are the attach points for the aero panels? It's just a "work in progress" ?
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Old 03-06-2014, 09:22 PM   #5 (permalink)
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A good candidate for some A-B coast-down testing.

If he slides downhill into a tree/phone pole, the rear fender is way better protected than the door.
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Old 03-06-2014, 09:37 PM   #6 (permalink)
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he's the "coolest" one around though!
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Old 03-06-2014, 10:35 PM   #7 (permalink)
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On a serious note, I respect the parking job. Often the people who build/buy ridiculously large and/or gaudy vehicles like to to take 2-4 parking spaces.

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looks like a pretty capable trail rig. The ranger is lighter than a full size, not a ridiculous amount of lift. He/she obviously expects to use the thing and stay safe. Nice rig.

Learn from the mistakes of others, that way when you mess up you can do so in new and interesting ways.

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A strange but extreme form of off-roading called rock crawling, requires steel exo-cages to protect body panels. Under-body armor to protect from extreme entrance and egress angles and high-centering from obstacles. High torque, huge gear reduction, slow speed, well placed tires and sometimes outside coaching are required to manage tight and convoluted trails. Think Moab!

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Old 03-07-2014, 07:47 AM   #10 (permalink)
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I love off roading, don't get me wrong. I just thought it was funny that I just got done with a grill block to save 1 mpg and then I see this truck!

My cousin builds these...he owns LII in south Jersey. https://liquidironindustries.com/Liq...r-Chassis.html

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