View Full Version : new guy with 8.0

04-26-2012, 10:07 AM
hey ya'll, i was recomemded to this forum and got to lookin around. i do like it and it seems more fitting for what i am wanting to know than some others.

04-26-2012, 10:33 AM
Welcome bud! post some pics of your truck!

04-26-2012, 11:01 AM
Welcome to ORC! Post some pics of your truck!

04-26-2012, 12:03 PM
this is my 95, got it when my grandad passed away last september. not able to do too much to him till i graduate highschool, but thats only in a couple weeks so i caint wait

8.0 V10, 47RH auto, 241DLD, dana 60/70 w 3:55 lim slip out back.

04-26-2012, 12:25 PM
he alot of help.. trans is getting rebuilt, im having the heads cleaned and shaved. gonna do the gasket trick on the intake and heads, gonna get a new 3 inch exhaust all the way back. no cats. gonna do the o2 sensor delete. got alot planned. kinda goin in the daily driver pre runner type build.

04-26-2012, 12:42 PM
Awesome man, sounds like some good plans. Any plans on doing anything to the outside like wheels?

04-26-2012, 12:57 PM
Nice! Welcome to the ORC!

04-26-2012, 01:32 PM
nice truck! welcome to orc!

04-26-2012, 01:48 PM
na im just gonna keep the stockers, i like the way they look and they'll balance 35's well. the running boards and bug deflector are definatly gone tho.

04-26-2012, 02:25 PM
35s on 17s look good, that's what my setup is. Good to see another sclb 2nd gen

04-26-2012, 02:35 PM
i've only owned regular cabs, i dont like short beds and a long bed with anything else is too long.

04-26-2012, 02:37 PM
I used to have a pretty customized short bed 3rd gen up until mid january. I had owned it since i was 15 and put ALOT into it. I like short beds on 2wd street trucks but a 4x4 definitely needs to be longer

04-26-2012, 02:44 PM
agreed, it just looks out of porportion with a short bed up high. i've had my hands on a couple street trucks but i like the mud too much. that and power can be made in anything with decent cubes.

04-26-2012, 02:52 PM
That's true. Here's a couple pics of my old truck.

http://i1134.photobucket.com/albums/m614/doubletakedodge/Truck/222069_1785200786037_1120046965_31670769_7346835_n 1.jpg

04-26-2012, 04:06 PM

04-26-2012, 05:28 PM
welcome to the site, good luck with your truck, do you plan to lower it or lift it any?

04-26-2012, 11:21 PM
glad you made it over here!!

04-26-2012, 11:57 PM
Hey man, sorry I am just now getting in here. Take care of that truck. I can guarantee that selling it will be a regrettable moment later. Sounds like you've got some great plans for it though!

04-27-2012, 09:09 AM
its gonna get 3" progressive rate coil springs up front and mini paks in the back to get rid of the lift blocks. gonna git some resivioured shocks. full roll cage in the bed under the camper shell and gonna brace the front end too.. im just goin for a street legal pre runner (baja truck)

04-27-2012, 09:49 AM
Welcome to ORC! I haven't seen too many V-10s. Definitely something worth hanging on to.

04-27-2012, 10:14 AM
Hell yeah dude. I love prerunners

04-27-2012, 01:24 PM
yeah the 8.0's are a semi rare engine, it only had a 10 year run and without it the viper might not of been. the way i see it the muscle truck craze is gonna take off in the next 20 years or so and it will appriciate in value. that and a 10 cylender symphany sounds O so badass