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Old 09-06-2013, 10:49 PM
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Today I had three milestones. I rolled over 2000 miles. I rolled over 2500 miles. I added wheels and tires that are new to me. Just a teaser pic of mine and caseykerner's rigs. I will let him post the odyssey that was today.

By the way the tire guys parked them just like this. I asked them if they were positioning them for a photo op. Then I took the pic:



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Also, I can't say enough about Discount Tire in Madison, WI. They swapped our tires for free. They also do free rotation and free flat fixing if it can be fixed.
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Congrats on the milestones. Those are some very nice lookin' rigs. Reps for the DIY Nerf bars, especially with the crawl underneath the truck and swear a lot method!
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Congrats on the milestones. Those are some very nice lookin' rigs. Reps for the DIY Nerf bars, especially with the crawl underneath the truck and swear a lot method!
Thanks to you sir!
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WOW....Beautiful truck.....Nicely done....Great pics....
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Maxliner Maxfloormat (http://maxliner-usa.com/maxfloormat-...t-information/) custom floor mats "mod" and review. So I purchased these awhile ago. When I "installed" them the retaining ring popped out and needed to be popped back in. It is underneath the slot (Second pic) where the floor anchors go. Other then that install was less then 10 minutes. It took longer to pull them out of the massive box then actual install.

I am not sure what I was expecting. Let's face it, floor mats aren't that sexy. They are pretty thin and have a "cheap and flimsy" hand feel however once installed they are pretty rock solid. They actually look stock in the dark interior of my Sport which is a bonus. I have tried to move them around while driving. They won't budge, which is a very good thing. They may be flimsy so they can be easily installed and easily emptied and cleaned. Either way you can't tell their thickness and feel once they are installed anyway.

Pros:
  • $50 cheaper then WeatherTech
  • Stock look in my truck anyway.
  • Don't move at all.

Cons:
  • They scracth way too easily. I have had one passenger since install and he had sneakers on. The passenger side is really scratched. Can't be seen unless the light hits it but it is there.
  • Flimsy, cheap feel. Not sure if it is normal for the Husky and WeatherTechs also.

So, in conclusion I am pretty sure I wouldn't buy these again. I would buy the Husky's just to see what they were like.




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Here are the pics as promised of the new to me wheels and tires. They are XD Series 795 Hoss wheels with LT305/55R20 Nitto Trail Grappler M/Ts. Smaller then I originally wanted but I couldn't pass up the deal. The center caps all have the chrome peeling. I'll just Plasti Dip them. I went to Discount Tire this morning to get the wheels re-torqued and everyone their said what an awesome truck it is. I couldn't agree more. It just looks pissed off all the time now.

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Sorry about the 700 miles worth of bugs on the front but it is going to rain here and i thought it would be pointless to wash it.












They are definitely louder then the stock tires but I knew that going in. The first time I came to a stop I thought the engine was going to die on me. The vibrations felt like the shudder an engine gives right before it dies.

All in all I am very pleased. Now I can't wait until winter.
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Those wheels and tires look great on your truck man! Love the look of everything you've done so far. As you said the tires are a little on the small side but once they wear out you can step up to some 35's and that will look even better!

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Wheels are looking awesome, Dood!
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