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Tbars4

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..Not to be confused with being an Explorerholic..:D

You know you are an Off Roader when..

1) You never have enough zip ties and get all excited when you see the 100 packs on sale for under $2.

2) You don't tally up what you've bought in parts for your rig but you know how much the new "needed" parts are gonna cost.

3) you get your best sleep in the middle of nowhere listening to the suspensions settle on the trucks.

4) Your not sure where you're going but, you know where you've been.
 
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I was gonna say your number 2.

when you're always thinking your tires are never big enough
 
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You know you are an Off Roader when..

You don't feel like you have been wheeling unless you fold, spindle or mutilate something.

~Mark
 
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When you keep forgetting to unlock your hubs.

People look at you strange when your tires chirp making turns on asphalt.

The most said thing about your truck..."Man, I bet you have fun in that"
or "I bet that thing will go anywhere."

You have yet to use the can of spray Tire shine.

All your tee shirts have tiny holes from welding.

All your shoes have tiny holes from welding.

All your friends hate to answer their phone , knowing your broke down somewhere.
 
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...Your friends are always asking if you will ever be done working on your truck..:D
 
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you can't remember what your last highway outing was like, but know you spent $45 in gas last time you were off roading,

you have black rims and really don't care how clean they are,

small kids take shade under the front bumper of your truck cause it is high enough,

you spend more on a couple of spare axles than you did on your daily driver,,

your off roader has all your money in it and your daily driver needs plugs again for the 3rd year, (cause you never changed them , )

your off roader has way better tires than your daily driver,
 
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When you pass over washes, dry creek beds, and think how fun it would be to wheel in them.

When a storm hits and your worried about your scratched up off roader getting damage and not your DD.
 
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when you off road truck is the most reliable vehicle you own.

can't drive your off-roader it into downtown because it will not fit in the parking garage:(
 
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When you spend more time researching parts for future mods than you talk to your friends/family.

When you cover the rig completely with mud, and laugh, but when its clean, and gets road grime on it, you get pissed.

When you can remove a major drive train part on your off road rig, fabricate major structural parts for it, and install them in perfect working order, but you cant/wont figure out how to do a simple repair on your DD.
 
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1 When your already trying to figure out ways to tell your wife that you need next years tax return for an Atlas.

2 You actually know how to use your winch and even have used it.

3 Gear ratios vs tire dia charts and Off road suppliers make up the first ten on your favorites.

4 When Hot chicks look better posing with dirty 4x4s then shiny hondas.

5 Hoping your wife won't read #1
 
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You have 4x4 parts stockpiles not only in your garage and backyard but also in your bedroom, living room, etc.

You purchase airplane tickets for the sole purpose of going on 'wheeling related adventures

You have a bucket list of 4x4 trails to do

Your DVD collection includes more 4wheeling or off road racing videos than regular movies

You leave your tires set at a low psi

You have your local 4 Wheel Parts phone number in your phone's contact list

1) You never have enough zip ties and get all excited when you see the 100 packs on sale for under $2.

You have used enough of the cheap zip ties to know they dont last very long :p:
 
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Hahahaha, yep!:D:thumbsup:
 
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You know your an Off Roader when...



You start wondering each year after all the mods you've done...Is this thing going to pass inspection :dunno:

The number one reason you've packed up the wife, kids and moved to another state ...They have a more 4x4 friendly inspection.

(Next month for me ha ha)
 
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You have used enough of the cheap zip ties to know they dont last very long :p:

..Haha...I have gotten 4 years out of some of mine..The others have only stayed on briefly till I swapped out something better in place of what it was holding..They are only for a temporary fix..:p:..Aren't they?..:scratch:

You know your an Off Roader when...

..You can interject "Grenade", "scrubbage", and "self clearancing" into a sentence..:D
 
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...when you are cleaning the interior and you ask yourself "how did mud get there?"
 
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