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Grit dog

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Posted: 11/18/20 06:35pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

PA12DRVR wrote:

Good looking truck / mall crawler. How will those big-xxx tires handle snow? [emoticon]


Great! Wanna buy 'em? LOL
I'm torn between keeping the tires or letting them go with the brodozer wheels. If I keep em, they'll get siped for sure.

Those Toyo RT's doo look like they'd s uck donkey ballz in the snow though. Just by the tread design.

I pretty much have to have 12.50s on it though or it'll look a little
re-todded with the accoutrements on it.


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Fisherman wrote:

If you want big tires and noise, why not just buy a dump truck.


I actually thought about it, but then decided to get this so you'd have something to comment on!

This is only the 4th loudest vehicle in the stable anyways. Maybe 3rd.
The Mustang and Charger have it beat for sure, but IDK, 454 with Flowmaster 40s and a H pipe or 5" Straight piped Cummins? Tough call.

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BurbMan wrote:

Very nice! Best wishes for many happy miles!


Thanks! Makes me sad it's not an awesome camper hauler like your new rig, but it'll pull a TT if it's still around next year.
It's about my last choice in 4th Gen Rams, but couldn't pass up the deal!

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4x4ord wrote:

It should fit in the garage if you remove the yellow ball cap off the roof. Congratulations.


I didn't know w t f you were talking about until I went back and looked at the pic. That's funny!

It fits in the shop, but shop = mine. Truck = wifes. I need the space...lol. Although I don't think it's ever going under a 7' door even if I ditch the headache rack and drop to 35s.

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Wow, bud, this is a surprise!

Congrats, you will love it! The Gen 4 trucks are a big step up from the Gen 3's in many ways.

Is your tuner the Bullydog 40428? I'm thinking of buying that tuner for my truck for the towing tune (plus gives the option of deleting at some point), but I'm unsure if it can be used on a stock emissions truck.


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^Ha! Yeah, never a dull moment!
Wasn’t zactly expected, but I’m not one to kiss a gift horse in the mouth.
Yes I believe that’s the tuner model. But I’d have to verify. It is a Bullydog GT Platinum tuner.

However I don’t believe you can tune at all with emissions intact with that particular model of tuner. Maybe check into that.
My truck isn’t tuned with it. It was only used to unlock the ECM and I don’t know a lot about them.

Was thinking about your vehicles last week. I found a 2004 Tahoe with only 44k miles down in OR for only $12k. It looked like new. Gramma car.
Was planning on checking it out and getting it for a winter vehicle for the wife when this trade deal popped up.

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Grit dog wrote:

4x4ord wrote:

It should fit in the garage if you remove the yellow ball cap off the roof. Congratulations.


I didn't know w t f you were talking about until I went back and looked at the pic. That's funny!

It fits in the shop, but shop = mine. Truck = wifes. I need the space...lol. Although I don't think it's ever going under a 7' door even if I ditch the headache rack and drop to 35s.

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It's the new Napa delivery vehicle model.


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Very nice truck! I love the EB on mine, it's always on.


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Posted: 11/20/20 12:02pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

"Those Toyo RT's doo look like they'd s uck donkey ballz in the snow though. Just by the tread design."

Different size, I'm sure, but I bought a used Wrangler with Toyo RT's one fine December. The drive back from Squarebanks convinced me to get different tires as soon as I could...which meant Wasilla on the same day I departed Fairbanks. Only had two unforced 360's on the hardpack and three "I was supposed to stop 100' ago" situations. ?????


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^Yeah, they may go bye bye with the rims. Or a very least I’ll sipe them. But they look like they were purpose built to be not good at anything! And I generally like Toyos.
They’re slick as snot in the rain, even aired down to 30psi in the rear. But I haven’t even driven the truck in dry weather yet so idk how much is slickery tires and how much is the big diesel spooling up.
I made one full throttle run up a steep hill during the test drive and had to put it in 4wd at highway speeds just to see how it pulled up the hill.

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