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    Well as many of you know last year I had a major catastrophic event that destroyed my transfer case and transmission.....https://www.roadstarclinic.com/forum...-work%E2%80%A6

    Well this morning I'm on my way to see Duke in NM. We are going to install the new 110 Big Bore, transmission and transfer case. Left at 2am for the 17 hr trip......Super Excited.....oh and I got a new truck right before the trip....
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    Big shiny red truck!!!!!
    LET'S RIDE

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    • #3
      You’re gonna love the trip!

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      • #4
        You are gonna love the 110. Where did you get it? Or is Duke building it for you? What goodies are you putting on it? Carb, cam, ported heads?

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        • Duke
          Duke commented
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          Modified, slide, emulsion tube, air feeds, velocity stack.

        • davej
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          Gitter done duke. Wish I was there to help

        • Ahodge75
          Ahodge75 commented
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          We’ll get on over here then…lol

      • #5
        That bright red truck will let all the coppers know where you’re at
        It's not that life is so short, it's just that you're dead for so long.---unknown.

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        • #6
          Home/hand poeted heads? Still stock springs/retainers since stock cams?

          Any changes to ignition (via Dyna 3000 box) needed?
          LET'S RIDE

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          • davej
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            Dyna 3000 will be needed for timing curve changes due to the higher compression.

          • Duke
            Duke commented
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            Oh yea, Dyna 3000. Going to set at 28B, thinking that will be good.

        • #7
          Did you win the lottery?

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          • Ahodge75
            Ahodge75 commented
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            Well my last truck I bought 4 years ago for 26k…..after driving for that 4 years and rolling 1-1/2 times the insurance paid me 29k

          • Brad_G
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            @Ahodge75....yeah but I bet it's replacement wasn't 29k.

          • Ahodge75
            Ahodge75 commented
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            No, No it wasn’t…….

        • #8
          Love the truck! Prefer it over the old one, only because it looks pretty beefy for offroad use.

          You guys going to shoot some video so you can share?

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          • Duke
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            We'll do some pics and try some video.

          • Ahodge75
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            This one is taller but my last one would destroy this one….it was Tuned and Deleted…….this one is not….Yet

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          The gas for the trip down there and back will be more than what you paid for the engine I’m guessing

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          • Ahodge75
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            That’s possible

        • #10
          Originally posted by ItBeMe View Post
          The gas for the trip down there and back will be more than what you paid for the engine I’m guessing
          I soent $360 on gas and uhaul trailer rental to do the 900 mile round trip to get my fuelie Sunday...im thinking of getting a Ford Maverick....tows 4000lb and gets 30mpg on highway instead of 11 like my 3/4 ton extended cab Chevy with 6.0.

          LET'S RIDE

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          • DEEPHATE
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            If you can get one!

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          Ahodge, is that a SOCOM edition 6.7? I didn't know that was a thing...

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          • Ahodge75
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            Yes very true....here in Oregon I know 2 places that will do them still but are very picky on who they deal with.....you almost go through a interview process...lol

          • Dr. D
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            You can't blame them. If you find yourself screwed in OR, come on up to MT. I know a few reputable shops that do great work and will do it. Powerstroke guys too.

          • Ahodge75
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            Awesome thanks I will let you know if I need that

        • #12
          Originally posted by Lug Nut View Post

          I soent $360 on gas and uhaul trailer rental to do the 900 mile round trip to get my fuelie Sunday...im thinking of getting a Ford Maverick....tows 4000lb and gets 30mpg on highway instead of 11 like my 3/4 ton extended cab Chevy with 6.0.
          They're sold out for 2022. I'd never heard of one until now. Reports say the Maverick gets 40+ MPG city! At an intro price of $20k that's pretty impressive. Wonder what they'll be next year? They start taking orders this summer.

          https://www.slashgear.com/779540/why...2022-maverick/

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          • #13
            Originally posted by MidnightRide View Post

            They're sold out for 2022. I'd never heard of one until now. Reports say the Maverick gets 40+ MPG city! At an intro price of $20k that's pretty impressive. Wonder what they'll be next year? They start taking orders this summer.

            https://www.slashgear.com/779540/why...2022-maverick/
            Its impressive and $27k the way i want it....good power...light weight...4 door...hauls 4000lbs which is all I need (boat and trailer 4000lbs and the heaviest thing ill tow)...23nin town 30 on the highway...
            LET'S RIDE

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            • YZ18
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              What kind of boat?

            • MidnightRide
              MidnightRide commented
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              I think the 4 cylinder hybrid gets the 40 MPG. Great vehicle for us as well. We'll have to see what the price does on the '23's. If we even HAVE a '23...

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