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Went to a friend's house and spent about 7 hours replacing all 4 ball joints and the front axle u joints. To celebrate, we took the truck out back to their "mud hole." It was the first time I've taken this truck out in anything other than a dry pasture.

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Needless to say, Cooper Zeon LTZ's aren't the best in the mud. They didn't clean out at all. I got stuck twice.













The rescue truck was an 04 2500 Suburban Quadrasteer on 33" mud tires.

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Yup those tires definitely look like they wouldn't perform too well in the mud. Looks like a ton of fun though and that's definitely a nice looking 2nd gen! Thanks for sharing!
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looks like a good time bubba. need some mud tires! then those ruts will be no problem
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Thanks guys, plans are to get a leveling kit and some 35's. Then I should be in good shape.
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you will be in great shape! lookin forward to it
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Did all that mud on your left front throw off the balance of the wheel?
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I had to drive about 2.5 hours home and it was shaking a bit.
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looks like a good time bubba. need some mud tires! then those ruts will be no problem
How are your Federal Couragias wearing? I may be able to get a set for $1100 installed, and was looking hard at them. Hopefully I could get 40k miles out of em.
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