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Old 03-19-2009, 12:52 PM
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Don't bother with a sway bar disco... You should be able to get one off a Power Wagon that'll fit fine, and be electronically selectable. Of course, disconnects would be cheaper.
 
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Old 03-19-2009, 11:52 PM
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Ooh order it from the factory and install...good point
 
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Old 03-20-2009, 05:41 PM
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Well, I'd start poking forums to see if somebody has one off a Wrecked truck or something... I don't even wanna know what Mopar would charge for a replacement setup.
 
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Also is there a modification aftermarket that could effect (without going 4 wheel steering even if that's fun it would be impractical I think on a DD) But hydraulic steering to get more movement in the tire itself or would you have to replace or customize the entire axle to allow for sharper turn radius?

Quad cab short bed is what I am looking at..hey I sat in the back of a dodge colt when I was a kid and I still grew up to 6 foot 3 they can deal!!! Mega cab is too big in general
 
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want my advice? Get an older rig like a 94-98 FOrd Powerstroke. IT will take a bit more dough to make these run good but you can do it. Especially for the money you'll be spending on the trucks your looking at.

an 88-98 Dodge will do ya pretty good too. easier to get power out of.

For Chevys I would do an older one with a 6.2 or 6.5 if your dead set on diesel power(other wise I'd use a regular 350) however neither of those will be particuarly fast.

SUspension is all a matter of what you want to do with your truck and changin it to get there. You can buy an older truck and pop some money into a custom suspension and engine work and still be the same price of a new rig with out any mods.
 
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Old 06-08-2009, 03:15 AM
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actually I found a couple older 7.3 L powerstrokes and a couple 6.5 detroits but then I looked up tq and hp numbers and the 6.5 came up less than my old friggen 350...slow nothing the numbers I saw were embarassing..I am finding alot of older fords..nobody wants to sell a damn cummins...gun show today was awesome!!
 
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