My two cents is replace it with a Pro-Eagle jack. I'm a biased desert rat but they're worth every penny. Big oversized wheels to get it through the tougher terrain, extenders available, you can get skid plates for them for sliding around, they won't sink on you too bad and you can always stuff a...
Just gone done doing a week-long trip through Arizona, up into Colorado to Silverton to see and (unsuccessfully) hop onto the Continental Divide Trail. Went back down and jumped into New Mexico and got back in time for mother's day. The Maverick did great on it's first big trip. Zero...
I have no clue, we’re just going to be free-balling it for the most part. We’re gonna bomb up to Silverton Saturday and re-evaluate once there. If it works out that’ll be the plan, if not I’ll make a Plan B lol.
Yeah you’ll be alright, this won’t be enough to be noticeable. Generally speaking, you want your vehicle to ride as level as possible. With you saying your Xterra rides with a little rake, these should help you out and I’d say to go ahead and purchase them if you haven’t. Hope this helps.
Got most of the rust off the truck now and it looks much better. I’ll finish it up with paint sometime within the week. Here’s a Timelapse I made too of us filing that all down.
Picture of the first parts of the skeleton going in from a couple days ago! More progress tomorrow.
I also got Box Rocket Designs onboard for doing a render of the rig after this summer’s upgrades to help visualize the final result.
I’m not a big fan of lift kits, especially for the 1500’s with the IFS I think they’re more trouble than they’re worth, they mess up a lot of the suspension geometry, and not too many for IFS Chevy’s are designed for real off-road use.
I think a route worth considering would be getting...
Body & Suspension Update:
Dropped off & removed the bed yesterday which was exciting to see the project finally kick off. Materials getting picked up today and going to be prepping more.
I also ordered the Icon Delta-Joint UCA today, and which completes the stage 5 suspension. Finally...