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Minimum Requirements for SF


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f you are unsure post up your rig specs and ask questions :

Tech Requirements:
- ABC Fire extinguisher
- First Aid Kit
- CB radio, HAM, high frequency radio, something to communicate on the trail
- One locker or two limited slips.
- 32" + tires (31s will be ok on a rig by rig basis depending on driver skill, rig - Please post up your build or skill if you have 31s)
- No Dana 35s
- Dana 30 - Spare front axle shafts - No 260 joints. Also have a JACK, 36mm socket, 12 pt 13mm, 1/2" drive to 3/8" adapter and a 1/2" drive breaker/ratchet if your 12pt 13mm is not 1/2" drive
- If you have a dana 30, Highly recommended to carry at least one set of spare ball joints with your spare shafts.
- Spare rear shafts if you have a 27 spline 8.25.
- Tow strap with tow points front and rear.
- T-case skid.
- Appropriate gearing for tire size. For example: 31's could run stock 3.55's, 33's should have at least 4.11's, 35's should have 4.56's. Low T-case gears can make up for diff gearing deficiencies.
- Spare tie rod and drag link if you are running 33's or larger and still have stock steering.
- Do not run knowingly broken, marginal or weak parts (don’t bring a clogged radiator and overheating problems , a rig with a bad alternator, that won’t stay running, bad U bolts, 260 joints, or a dana 35 for example )
- Do not bring a rig with a knowingly broken/failing axle shaft, R&P , locker, tcase, trans, motor, etc (or at least dont plan to run any trails until its fixed)
- Ensure all suspension bolts are torqued to spec and all steering and suspension joints are in good shape
- Run quality U bolts , center pins, control arm, and trackbar bolts that are torqued to spec
- 4 good tires and a spare are a must (Some exceptions if you are running New 40"+ tires and carry plugs and patches but spare is recommended )
- LCA skids are highly recommended on a stock dana 30 LCA mount
- Bring adequate tools , sensors, and parts to fix your rig for the most likely failures
- Adequate spare tire, Bottle jack or high lift jack, and lug wrench
- Safety belts for driver and any current passenger (belts must be worn at all times while vehicle is moving!)
- Secured battery(no bungee cords!)
- Know how to work on your rig and know its limits!!

Recommended Items:
- If you care about body damage, get some rock sliders, decent bumpers, gas skid, LCA skids
- Serpentine belt (especially if you run a non-stock belt)
- Spare fuel if you are unsure
- Spare ratchet straps
- Spare pitman arm