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post #1 of 15 Old 10-08-2009, 08:18 PM Thread Starter
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Blocks or bags

That's the question, which, for sled pulling...

And why...

I sled pulled on everything from almost pavement, to almost a beach this year.

Throw up pics of your trac bar set up if you got 'em too.

I pulled with nothing all year. Somehow, I still have the stock rear end. Probably because I'm underpowered huh? Lol...

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Airbags, because you want your truck to ride normally when you aren't hooked up... With an add-a-leaf or block, you will hate the ride.

Here's my airbag setup:


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You got trac bars too?
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No, because I tow with a purpose...

Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, may I present to you...
Exhibit A:

Exhibit B:

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Firestone RideRite Air Bags
BDS Dual Steering Stabilizer
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Well, this truck has always been my tow mule.

But, the plans for it might make it a little stupid to tow with. If it proves to be to complicated to tow with, I'll find an old dually.
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My truck rode worse with my bags on it...I took them off now
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And, you use blocks for sled pullin?
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Go with the bags dude.

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Yeah, probably will, since I'm not plannin on buyin something else to tow with, and I can use the bags towing as well as pulling.

But, I was wondering what guys have found work on the track.
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