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Hey mate, saw you got your gearbox back in. Good effort! Bit of bad luck burning up the friction plates due to fluid levels.

I'm planning to run 265/75/R16's (32x10.5) on the street - most probably the Goodyear DuraTrac's cos i like the MT/AT hybrid. Then 37's off road. Haven't decided what tyre to run off road yet. The drive train should hold up to stickies but the price/life is hard to justify if you're not driving comps.

Any thoughts on tyres mate?

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No update on this build since last weekend but just picked up my new (to me) 55t press ($300 on ebay) and 600mm x 10mm pressbrake attachment. Gonna redo the skid, make a fuel tank skid and maybe build new front and rear bars down the track. Looking forward to being able to bend plate for brackets instead of welding everything!
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Sweet. I've had just about all the main types and i reckon the treps were the best but the ware quickly. Swampers work good. Maxxis crawlers i dont rate much they just wear down. Cambo runs 37 bfg krawlers and he goes absolutely every where. I have them in 35x13.5 but i diff out. Boggers arnt that good so stay away from them. You'll be able to pick up so ex comp tyres and rims easy.
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Have a look at Nitto (mud grapplers), they are grippier than the treps in most cases but much longer wearing. We have been running them on comp trucks for a while and have been really surprised by their lifespan.
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Sweet im not familiar with them. Do you know much about the pit bull tyres? I hear people talking about them but dont know any one with them.

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Sweet im not familiar with them. Do you know much about the pit bull tyres? I hear people talking about them but dont know any one with them.

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Seen that they are getting a reasonable wrap around the place and they do have some pretty darn aggressive tread patterns but have not had the pleasure (or need as yet) to try them.
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Put a new swivel hub kit, new wheel bearings and new rotors through the front today. Been working on the house so it's slow going. Hoping to have the lower control arm frame mounts welded in next weekend and i can swing the diff under the front. Bit by bit!
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Is this a 3 link setup and are the gu?

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3 link with panhard. Both GQ and GU are radius arm with panhard
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