Wrangler AT/S (was First Timer)

From: Jason Bleazard (jbleazard@home.com)
Date: Thu Aug 19 1999 - 21:56:34 EDT


Welcome to the list. I just wanted to ask what you thought about the
Wrangler AT/S tires. I looked at them, but went with Pirelli Scorpion A/T.
Mostly something to do with a $200 difference in price. I was a bit
concerned about going with the "cheaper" tires, but the Pirellis have been

Drive safe.

Jason Bleazard http://www.bleazard.net Toronto, Ontario
current: '95 Dakota Sport white 4x4 Reg. Cab 239 V6 5spd
current: '98 Dakota Sport black 4x4 Club Cab 318 V8 Auto
RIP: '95 Dakota Sport black 4x2 Club Cab 239 V6 Auto

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-dakota-truck@buffnet4.buffnet.net
> [mailto:owner-dakota-truck@buffnet4.buffnet.net]On Behalf Of DEAN HYDE
> Sent: Thursday, August 19, 1999 2:17 PM
> To: dakota-truck@buffnet.net
> Subject: DML: First Timer
> Hello all. My name is Dean and I live in Kelowna, BC, CANADA. I have
> just purchased a 99 Dakota Sport V6 5SPD, 4X4 C/C. I have, like all of
> you, immediately started to do-it up. New Eagle Alloys with 31"
> Wrangler AT/S, Custome locking tonneau, Alpine CDM-7836 stereo, JL Audio
> 6-1/2" VR600-CX Speakers for all 4 corners, Sprayed-in Bed liner, custom
> pin-stripping, Stainless Bed Rail and Tail Gate protectors, Stainless
> Rocker-Panel Kit and am waiting for my ordered chrome nerf-bars and
> dual-tube chrome step bumper. I had Dodge install the trailer tow
> package and bug deflector at purchase. Its WHITE with RED PINSTRIPPING
> and is already a looker. I originally tried to install 32" Wranglers,
> but once we had them on, at full wheel lock, they rubbed like hell.
> Now....to ask for some input. When I am finished my mods, I want to
> have the same horsepower at the rear end as i do now. I want to install
> a 4 or 5" suspension lift and get 33's on there. I want to start things
> by getting my power upgrades done first. I have talked directly with K
> & N and they say I still have to wait 3 months for a full Filtercharger
> system for my V6. I also want to do a full exhaust replacement starting
> with headers and then dual all the way back (I think better engine
> breathing is the best place to start increasing my H/P and mileage).
> I would love some input as i really don't know if there is any BEST BETS
> for what I want to achieve. I am currently in the midst of a divorce so
> I am stuck without a carport or garage to do anything myself. I am also
> currently trying to get my homepage started so I can show-off my machine
> during its many stages...just really not all that computer literate.
> Thanks to all in advance and drive safe.

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