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mick wrote, “Jefe, please translate those abbreviations in your byline, unless you feel that my clearance isn’t high enough.”
jefe responds; do you mean my signature line?
‘01.5 Dodge 2500 4×4, CTD, Qcab, SB, NV5600, NV241HD, 4.10’s, Dana 70/TruTrac; Dana 80/ TruTrac, Spintec hub conversion, H.D. susp, 315/75R16′ AT3’s on 7.5″ and 10″ wide steel wheels, Vulcan big line, Warn M15K winch ’98 Lance Lite 165s, 8’ 6″ X-cab, 200w Solar

2001.5 ( the “.5” is when they added disc brakes also to the rear axle) Dodge RAM 2500 4WD, High Output Cummins Turbo Diesel, Quad Cab, short bed, New venture 5600 -6 speed manual trans, New Venture 241 HD transfer case (the HD designates a much wider chain to handle the shock loading while snow plowing)front Dana Super 60 with mostly Dana 70 parts including 35 spline outer (Mosier) and inner axle shafts, unit bearing delete, 2-piece axle shaft delete, a Spyntec selectable hub conversion, a 3 inch lift all around including 8 leaves on the rear axle with 3 upper overloads, 5 leaves in the main pack, Stable Loads, and Rancho 9K shocks, Cooper 35 inch AT3’s 315/75R16 on steel wheels (front: 7.5 inch wide. rear: 10 inch wide so called super singles custom made by Stockton wheel, Vulcan Big Line kit which moves the lift pump from the engine to the frame in front of the fuel tank making it a pusher instead of a sucker, Warn 15000 pound winch with winch bumper and radiator saver, and last but not least my 1998 Lance Lite model 165-s extended cab which means a North-South bed (s=short bed) with most of the systems worked on or replaced including a Progressive Dynamics 4645 converter, and added 200 watts of solar. It is being replaced by a new Northstar Laredo SC in September.

2020 Ford F-350 XLT FX4 4WD SRW SB SC 7.3L Godzilla Gas TorqShift 10R140 397 amps dual Alt dual batts Frnt Dana 60; Rr Dana M275 E-locker 4.30's 4580/4320/4066# payload 7243# curb wt. 11,300# GVWR 5-er prepped. 2020 Northstar Laredo SC, 12v compressor fridge, cassette, 320w Solar sub zero insulation.