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Old 04-10-2008, 12:01 PM   #1
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Default 440 pounds in the trunk of this beast like nothing...

i was doing my front lawn with a border of cement lego bricks. wow the wheel well covered the tire but never once hit while i was driving.. guess its safe to say my 20yr old struts and springs are still good..

ithere are 40 bricks each weighing in at exactly 11 pounds...


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and the 15 mile ride was still so smooth...
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LOL Wow!
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haha........nice!!
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Did you hurt your back getting out the ones far back in the trunk?
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Did you hurt your back getting out the ones far back in the trunk?
nah , but it was a real pita trying to figure out why my battery died several hours after parking the car when i came back from home depot...


the exseccive amount of weight caused caused my rear air shocks to constantly try to lever out the rear of the car thus making the pump run straight for 9-10 hours untill i opened the hood and unplugged the damn thing..


and to get the ones in the back of the trunk i just pulled the trunk carpet closer to me.
and fixed it when i was finished...
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Wait...if you unplugged the compressor after it ran for several hours, how was it a pita to determine what killed the battery?
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If you had to unplug your pump, you have a leak somewhere.

And though your ride may have been smooth...I bet she took corners like an aircraft carrier
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Hahah, we were on similar missions that day I was doing the same thing, except I was loaded with 40 16x16 flat cement stones weighing 36 lbs each I love this truck, I was way above the recommended weight limit and the thing still felt like there was barely anything back there. GM ftw.

I used to load up my 89 tho, but that wasn't such a good idea. One load from Sam'* Club up in wisconsin and the back looked like it had another car in it Had to drive it 40 miles like that, hitting the bump stop every 2 seconds Good fun.
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Wait...if you unplugged the compressor after it ran for several hours, how was it a pita to determine what killed the battery?
i dod not no what killed the battery untill i jumep the car and the pump just started running and did not stop..


and suprisingly it took corners more like a personal plane.
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