finally got 'er dirty...

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marked001
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finally got 'er dirty...

Postby marked001 » Mon Aug 21, 2006 8:26 am

its taken like 6 damn months...but i finally was able to get my truck in 4wd..haha..i live in the city so its rare i get out to the woods.. hit some fields and some trails on a farm near my buddy's property in upstate ny..

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Postby RacerZX » Mon Aug 21, 2006 9:03 am

Ha ha! Fantastic! :D

Can you give us some details on those rims and tires?

While I love the arc of mud splatters on the front doors, how many rock chips did you pick up on the rocker panels? Did you consider leaving the side-steps on to protect them?

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Postby boogyman » Mon Aug 21, 2006 9:35 am

By the looks of those coopers, they are your daily sneakers. You must get some sorry mileage. I like the simple look though. Fresh mud splatter adds extra points.

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Postby marked001 » Mon Aug 21, 2006 11:46 am

why do you say that...do they look worn?

yeah..def. killed my mileage.. getting around 15-16 on the highway..down from 19-20....but....its worth it..haha.. kinda.

the rims are 16" dakota steelies I picked up on ebay for around $200...the tires are 285/75 cooper discoverer stt's...not too noisy and supposed to be a little harder so i figured they'd last me a little longer..

i havent washed the truck yet to look for any chips..so we'll see..no big deal..all part of the game, right? i've got the lowly S, so no steps for me...although i would've pulled them off anyway ;)

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Postby boogyman » Wed Aug 23, 2006 9:53 am

Yeah the edges look a little rounded from the asphault. They seem to have plenty of meat left to them though. I haven't gotten new tires for the wifes Pathy yet. I'm going to run the originals into the ground first. I just spent $600 on my car last month for a wheel hub. Simplifying costs a lot more.

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Postby marked001 » Wed Aug 23, 2006 5:55 pm

yeah...hopefully they're not too worn b/c they only have like 4k on them ;)

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Postby boogyman » Thu Aug 24, 2006 6:48 am

The tread on the coopers look almost exactly like my old pirrelli scorpians I had on the old grand cherokee. What is the wear rating? Take the first 2 numbers and that is about how many thousand miles they are good for till they are totally dead.

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Postby marked001 » Mon Aug 28, 2006 7:35 pm

i'll see if i can find the wear rating...

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Re: finally got 'er dirty...

Postby amr40509 » Tue Oct 03, 2006 1:04 pm

marked001 wrote:.. hit some fields and some trails on a farm near my buddy's property in upstate ny..

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You say NEAR your buddy's property --- did the land owner know you were mudding out there?


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