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What would you change?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Bradley-Thornton, Aug 13, 2019.

  1. Bradley-Thornton

    Bradley-Thornton Well-Known Member
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    We always help each other spend money. Lets talk about saving money. If you could start from scratch and do it all over again what would you change? Look I know people don't like admitting they did it wrong but be a team player and save the next guy from doing it.

    Example: I would have bought this instead of this or I never use this or I would have went with bigger or smaller. Maybe buy a different bike anything. You get the idea.

    Me
    1. I run the 32in outbacks on 17in wheel. Great tire but if I could go back in time I would have got a 32 tire like a BFG or something less aggressive (95% of the time its on hard dirt) also I would go with a wheel that is more common like 15in.

    2. I already took this off but I have the C-fab a-arm/lift and am happy with it but I also added the 2.5 bracket lift and it was just to much so I took the bracket lift off.

    Will post more as I think on it.
     
  2. CumminsPusher

    CumminsPusher The woods made me do it,yet again!
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  3. Bradley-Thornton

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    I bought my SxS off a guy and he already had the warranty but I agree that one I would't get also.

    When you say ( -Wouldn’t have added quite as much accessories) Like what?
    You know I feel that way also but I don't have one that I want to get rid of LOL.

    If I was to buy new from day one I would
    Spray with shine oil to keep mud from sticking
    Add mud busters fender extenders
     
  4. Bradley-Thornton

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    81 views and 1 reply boy y'all really don't like admitting you made a mistake. LOL
     
  5. Hondasxs

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    Well.
    I just finished build #2 and it was almost correct.

    - Buy skid plate instead of a warranty.
    - Reinforce side rails before skid install.
    - Installed panel power switch on left side of steering wheel for easy access outside the rig.
    - should have sprayed with some type of mud protectant before taking first adventure.
    - second battery is not needed but great to have so I installed one.



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  6. CumminsPusher

    CumminsPusher The woods made me do it,yet again!
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  8. GlockMeister

    GlockMeister Never Forget!
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  9. Plumber32

    Plumber32 I4wd, never heard of her!
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    I don't regret anything, I've changed alot as things became available. Maybe not buy so many dam tires and wheels!
     
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    I’m on my second pioneer and the only thing I would do if I could go back to day one on both would be put a Trail Armor skid on as soon as it came off the trailer.
     
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  12. Cuoutdoors

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    Well I'm on my second machine and I learned a few things from the first. Both are a 1000-3

    Put a Trail armor skid plate on as soon as you get home. I didn't even ride mine until I got one on.
    I had a bluetooth/ FM stereo on the first machine. It wasn't great, speakers weren't loud enough so I left it out
    I may add a wet sounds bar to the machine I have now
    I learned a person should get at least the fox shocks or something better
    I added fender extensions to the 2nd machine. I'm really glad I did. Much easier to clean
    I bought a much better window the 2nd time
    I love the under dash storage.
    I did not buy the extended warranty the 2nd time. If it makes it through the 1st year you won't need it anyway
    I should have made the dealer fix the alignment.... both times
    The 2nd battery is nice to have
    I planned my wiring better the 2nd time.
    I built an aluminum roof but it was too loud so I used HDPE on the second machine. It's been great!

    Thats all I can think of for now.
     
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    No Regrats!
     
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    I still would have bought the P500.
    I would have bought side mirrors instead of the rearview. Adding them is just like admitting I screwed up the first time.
    I would have bought the ChoogBox sooner.
    I would have bought the TriggerShield sooner (even though I was probably in the first 20 or so).
    I don't think I'd buy the GoPro again. I don't really use it as much as I thought I would. If I did buy one it would probably be the Virb with the roll/pitch info.
     
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    P500 and trailer...no regrets. Been real happy with the setup.
    No to the Extended warranty
    Full windshield, no. Now using a half windshield.
     
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  16. Bradley-Thornton

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    [QUOTE="
    I would have bought side mirrors instead of the rearview. Adding them is just like admitting I screwed up the first time.
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    I have both and I would say I use the rearview the most now I do have the 1000-5 so I use it a ton to check on the kids in the back. The side I use maybe 20% of the time. I have the big curved rearview so it covers a huge area.

    I don't know how to do a poll but I think it would be a cool one.
    Rearview
    side mirrors
    or both
     
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