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Old 03-12-2012, 09:43 PM   #51
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Re: Project Air Ride

my upper cups are 2' tall with the sd lowers...the 3' tall upper cup wouldn't lay for me. but im also on a 225/30/22. but still that cup is wayyy to tall. measure it from top to bottom
Old 03-12-2012, 11:44 PM   #52
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They make the cups that big in case you run like a 15 with a low pro tire. It's universal so it will fit a wide range of tire sizes. So in order for you to lay out you might have to cut a couple inches off.
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Can someone explain to me what cutting the cups will do exactly I really don't know shit about baggin a truck
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Ok making more sense now thanks sorry about the last post I guess I didn't hit the refresh button lol
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Do you maintain an ambulance fleet? That's what my old man does for a living, so everything gets painted orange or white since he has an abundance of those two colors laying around haha
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Nope that's just the shops part runner
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more new parts
Old 03-14-2012, 12:30 AM   #58
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very nice prop valve. how much that set you back? I just T'd off my rear lines and used the stock one. works just fine for me
Old 03-14-2012, 12:53 AM   #59
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Re: Project Air Ride

If you're still having trouble laying, take the tie rod ends off the spindleand see if it lays. If it still doesn't, take the bag out and see if it lays... if it does - shorten the upper cups a little at a time until you lay out... the more you cut off, the more lift you loose. I hope that helps.
Old 03-14-2012, 09:49 AM   #60
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Re: Project Air Ride

Also, if I remember right the front suspension is at a 2:1 ratio so if you cut off 1" of the cups then you will gain 2" at the wheel. so be careful when cutting and don't cut too much or you will lose lift.
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So what would happen if I didn't cut them at all ?
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you probably wont lay frame in the front, The cup being that long will cause the bag to "bottom out" so the suspension wont be able to go up any further to allow the truck to go lower. If you lay out, and your truck is say 1/2" from laying frame, you can trim 1/4" off each cup and it would allow you to lay frame IF the cup is holding you up.
Old 03-15-2012, 12:18 AM   #63
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Well did lots of cutting tonight the shock bracket on the lower arms where hitting the frame so did some trimming then I cut 1/2 inch off the cups she's layin out now and and looking good
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^^ sick did u end up cutting your upper cups or did you trim a little off both.
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Im running strong ARM upper and lowers only need cups for the uppers so I just trimmed the upper
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^^ ahh ya forgot u had no lower cups.. me>slow
Old 03-15-2012, 07:01 PM   #67
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Just some of the things I worked on last night !!!





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some of the goodies I got today 2 new AMK compressors and A really Efffin loud air horn I stole off a fire truck


How this Look lol
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So did you end up notching the tie rods or did you not need to?
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Yup I needed to I don't know why everyone said I didn't
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just some of this weeks work









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Nice! What is the color or paint code on them control arms?
Old 03-18-2012, 06:15 PM   #73
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Well it started as a Mazda color but I changed a few things to make it a little brighter I cant remember the code though
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Worked on the inner fenders today all I can say is what a pain in the ass
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Re: Project Air Ride

Quote: Originally Posted by lowpat
some of the goodies I got today 2 new AMK compressors and A really Efffin loud air horn I stole off a fire truck


How this Look lol
you stole from a firetruck? thats fked up.....
Old 03-18-2012, 11:39 PM   #77
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One that's sitting in our junk yard dude
Old 03-19-2012, 03:29 AM   #78
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thats the orange from the mazdaspeed protege isnt it? if so the paint name and code is Spicy Orange: 25T
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Yup that's the one
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Quote: Originally Posted by S10Chevy
you stole from a firetruck? thats fked up.....
Quote: Originally Posted by lowpat
One that's sitting in our junk yard dude
owned.

you sure have made some great progress in 7 days man keep it up.
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Quote: Originally Posted by wwpms6
thats the orange from the mazdaspeed protege isnt it? if so the paint name and code is Spicy Orange: 25T
Thanks!! That is what Im going to use for my 2 tone! It looks identicle to my firewall is why I asked and it was done when I got the truck



I think with some yellow pearl added it will be just what I want.
Mine has a TON of yellow in it, when in the sun
Old 03-19-2012, 09:54 PM   #82
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The color just has a lot of gold pearl and I put more in mine and left out about half of the white to make it POP a bit more
Old 03-20-2012, 07:56 PM   #83
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Waiting for parts really sucks I've paid for them weeks ago and was told today it would be a few more weeks some companies just need to get there shit together this stuff really gets me steamin. Had to vent sorry lol
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You order from sd I take it lol
Old 03-21-2012, 06:39 PM   #85
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did you have to buy an extra compressor or did both come with your e3 kit? i order a 5 gal 2 compressor kit but the only sent me one amk compressor.
Old 03-22-2012, 12:20 AM   #86
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I wasn't even going to get there compressors but they told me they where on back order so they would upgrade me for free so I got 2 for the price of less then one lol
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Quote: Originally Posted by whitelowereddime
You order from sd I take it lol
Suicide doors !!!
Old 03-26-2012, 11:49 PM   #88
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well had a busy weekend with everthing but my Truck I did get a little work done on my inner fenders mounted the computer on the pass side and got the drivers side welded in place than ran all the wire to move my bat to the rear I think Im going make the wires A little longer for the computer. The wires make it there now but there very tight and it just doesnt look very clean any sugjestions on how to make the harness longer ? I know how to do it I just dont know if theres an easy way to ?
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And this is why nothing got done this weekend
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Coming along great!!!! My 02 is getting shocks up front as well. (already bought em a long time ago) Once you're finally able to drive this dime, you will love every minute of it!
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Ok I want to run an aftermarket overflow tank just one of the bottle ones from summit how big of tank will I need ?
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Quote: Originally Posted by lowpat
Ok I want to run an aftermarket overflow tank just one of the bottle ones from summit how big of tank will I need ?

i bought a 20oz aluminum overflow from there. don't need much at all
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Just some of the stuff I got done over the weekend got my prop valve in and the inner fender for the drivers side









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lookin good man
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I need to get a set of those shock relocators. Lookin good man
Old 04-02-2012, 08:55 PM   #98
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Well that prop valve sure freed up a lot of room under the hood and really gave it a nice clean look. I just hope the brakes still work good I got everything bled out and got good pedel but somthing is telling me I still got air in the lines. I still not sure what to do with the switch/sencer on the top of the prop valve the old one that was on the abs unit doesnt fit and has 2 wires coming off it I noticed on my 95 the valve on that has the same style plugin that I need but only has 1 wire does anyone know what I should do to wire it ? or if I can some how use the old wires ? any help would be gread THANKS
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did you cut the trailer fender an bend it down to clear the clutch master cyclinder?
Old 04-04-2012, 06:42 PM   #100
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That and i wanted to get it under the wire harness I left the fenders a little high so I could still fit some 20s and not have to cut my fenders off again
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