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Forum: Dodge Ram 4x4 - Offroad Discussion 07-21-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 684
Posted By skruface
I have 2" levelling kit and 285/70/17's (33.4")...

I have 2" levelling kit and 285/70/17's (33.4") and I think mine looks almost too small; I think a 5" lift would make them look tiny. I'd go 35" and up.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Exterior Modifications - Body Mods - Body Kits 02-22-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By skruface
http://s146.photobucket.com/user/jlchagnon/media/T...

http://s146.photobucket.com/user/jlchagnon/media/Truck/truck4.jpg.html

I have a Tough Country Deluxe on my '11 1500 CC, love it. Hit 2 deer at hwy speeds to date, all I've had is a cracked...
Forum: 4.7L (287 cu in) PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 02-08-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 135
Posted By skruface
You local dealer will have a service bulletin...

You local dealer will have a service bulletin about this problem - they've known about it for over a year. You can fix it by shutting off the engine and waiting and restarting a couple of times...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Exterior Modifications - Body Mods - Body Kits 02-08-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 464
Posted By skruface
I drive in deer country every day, and I have a...

I drive in deer country every day, and I have a Tough Country Deluxe on my '11 1500. Great bumpers, great prices (I got mine for under $1500, taxes in and installed, from a dealer). If you like the...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Exterior Modifications - Body Mods - Body Kits 02-08-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By skruface
MY personal experience with several deer hits: ...

MY personal experience with several deer hits:

A full-on plate or tube bumper replacement will withstand a highway-speed impact much better than a grill-guard that bolts to the tow-hook mounts. I...
Forum: Dodge Ram 4x4 - Offroad Discussion 10-03-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,372
Posted By skruface
I did a TON of research on this for my 2011. ...

I did a TON of research on this for my 2011. Benefit from my research.

Everyone, and I mean to a person, including some serious 4X4 guys who do MOAB yearly and actually own 4X4 shops, told me...
Forum: Dodge Ram 4x4 - Offroad Discussion 10-03-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,910
Posted By skruface
I'll have to double check his sticker, but I'm...

I'll have to double check his sticker, but I'm almost 100% certain the numbers I quoted are correct. Might be a difference between calculations for the US gallon vs. the Imperial gallon? Also, the...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Exterior Modifications - Body Mods - Body Kits 10-01-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 685
Posted By skruface
I like my Tough Country Deluxe. Easy install,...

I like my Tough Country Deluxe. Easy install, lots of custom options, and about 1/3 cheaper than Road Armor.

http://www.toughcountry.com/index.php?x=fronts...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Exterior Modifications - Body Mods - Body Kits 10-01-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,037
Posted By skruface
I have a Tough Country Deluxe bumper on my 2011...

I have a Tough Country Deluxe bumper on my 2011 and it`s badass. I had to replace the old stock bumper because I clipped a concrete light standard mount at 5mph with the passenger`s side corner and...
Forum: Dodge Ram 4x4 - Offroad Discussion 09-29-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,796
Posted By skruface
My rig - 2011 CC 4X4 with ST trim, 4.7 with 3.55...

My rig - 2011 CC 4X4 with ST trim, 4.7 with 3.55 gears. I have the Readylift 2.5" spacers on mine and can fit 385/70/17's (about 34") on stock rims with no rubbing at all. If I did it over again,...
Forum: Dodge Ram 4x4 - Offroad Discussion 09-29-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,910
Posted By skruface
My 2011 CC 4X4 in ST trim with 4.7, 3.55 gears,...

My 2011 CC 4X4 in ST trim with 4.7, 3.55 gears, 2" levelling kit, and big bumper and 34" E-rated AT tires gets about 13 in town, and about 19 on the highway if I keep my foot out of it and use cruise...
Forum: Dodge Ram 4x4 - Offroad Discussion 11-17-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 17,555
Posted By skruface
I have the ReadyLift 2.5" spacer and run...

I have the ReadyLift 2.5" spacer and run 285/70/17 BFG TA/KO's. No rub at all, even under serious compression at full steering lock with a super-heavy bumper.
...
Forum: Dodge Ram Wheels And Tires 05-10-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,854
Posted By skruface
http://i146.photobucket.com/albums/r244/jlchagnon/...

http://i146.photobucket.com/albums/r244/jlchagnon/Truck/_MG_58182.jpg

I also have Treadwright Wardens (E-rated) 185/70/17's (33") - these are a clone of the BFG TA/KO. My experience was also...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 05-03-2012, 11:33 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,901
Posted By skruface
Pick me please!

Pick me please!
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Exterior Modifications - Body Mods - Body Kits 05-03-2012, 10:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 977
Posted By skruface
I've looked. Mopar offers factory front and rear...

I've looked. Mopar offers factory front and rear skids, but they are pretty thin and I personally don't think they will take much of a beating. I bought them due to the lack of anything else at the...
Forum: Dodge Ram 4x4 - Offroad Discussion 05-03-2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,773
Posted By skruface
I am quite aware of what you are saying; what I'm...

I am quite aware of what you are saying; what I'm saying my life is worth more than my truck, and in the event of a large animal strike in the backwoods, my survivability with this bumper is much...
Forum: Dodge Ram 4x4 - Offroad Discussion 05-03-2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,773
Posted By skruface
I'm more concerned with an animal strike taking...

I'm more concerned with an animal strike taking out the rad or fan than I am of twisting the frame. My summer cottage is 75 miles from the nearest tow truck or phone...no cell service, either, and...
Forum: Dodge Ram 4x4 - Offroad Discussion 04-29-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,773
Posted By skruface
Go to their website. ...

Go to their website.

http://www.toughcountry.com/new/locator/dealer.php

Mine was around $1600 for the Tough Country Deluxe, and that includes a couple of options added (flush receiver mount,...
Forum: Dodge Ram 4x4 - Offroad Discussion 04-29-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,773
Posted By skruface
Yeah. Actually, I was thinking of doing the...

Yeah. Actually, I was thinking of doing the upper bumper and the "crosshair" grill in Line-X as well....personally, I hate lots of chrome on pickups.
Forum: Dodge Ram 4x4 - Offroad Discussion 04-29-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,773
Posted By skruface
No more worries about folding up the paper-thin front bumper offroad anymore....

2.5" ReadyLift level kit, Tough Country Deluxe front bumper with Line-X, and 285/70/17 (33") Treadwright Warden "E-rated" tires (an American-made retread of BFG TA/KO's on BFG carcasses). Much more...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Exterior Modifications - Body Mods - Body Kits 04-29-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,509
Posted By skruface
I looked at Ranch Hand, Go Industries, and a few...

I looked at Ranch Hand, Go Industries, and a few others, but went with Tough Country instead:

http://i146.photobucket.com/albums/r244/jlchagnon/Truck/_MG_5816.jpg...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 04-29-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,632
Posted By skruface
Update: moved the pics, can't edit my original...

Update: moved the pics, can't edit my original post; so updated links:

http://i146.photobucket.com/albums/r244/jlchagnon/Truck/IMG_5095.jpg...
Forum: Dodge Ram 4x4 - Offroad Discussion 04-29-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,059
Posted By skruface
Here's my truck with the Treadwrights mounted. I...

Here's my truck with the Treadwrights mounted. I got them for just over $750 for 5 tires, shipped. Another $200 for mounting, balancing on a Hunter 9700 GSP machine, nitrogen, and reprogramming the...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LEVELING 04-29-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 43,825
Posted By skruface
Nice rig! Sorry it took me so long to get my...

Nice rig!

Sorry it took me so long to get my pics up, been sick. Anyway, here's my rig:

http://i146.photobucket.com/albums/r244/jlchagnon/Truck/_MG_58182.jpg
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 04-20-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 300
Posted By skruface
I have 30,000km on a ReadyLift 2.5" coil spacer...

I have 30,000km on a ReadyLift 2.5" coil spacer on my 2011 Ram 1500 CC 4X4, and I have had nothing but great experiences. I don't beat my truck like a company mule, but I don't baby it, either. No...
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