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



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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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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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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.
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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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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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