June 2012 : XII Performance's 2008 SWB

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  1. NHXRUNNER

    NHXRUNNER "New Hampster"
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    June 2012 : TOP RIDE
    Buck and Amy's 2008 Speedway Blue X-Runner

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    The Story Behind the Ride:
    I'm generally not one to keep any vehicle very long. Usually I would get a vehicle, mod it, then leave it for the next one. Almost thirty and counting now. Things changed while owning a 2001 Dodge Dakota R/T. Thought I had the baddest truck out there. That is until we got almost 100k out of it and the gremlins came out. One thing after another starts to break or just have problems. I've seen an X-Runner here and there show up since they came out in 2005 and I thought it was a pretty cool truck. After fixing the ole' Dak yet again... It was time to get something else before the next gremlin showed up. After all these previous vehicles, thought it was finally time for something new. After looking and looking I finally decided that it should be an X-Runner. Amy couldn't believe it. We have had a variety if vehicles, but for the most part I've been a Mopar or NoCar kind of guy. We searched everywhere (mostly Amy) for an X-Runner and realized that these are not the easiest things to find brand new without just ordering one. Finally there see three within a reasonable drive. RR, BSP, an pd SWB spread out in three stealerships. We didn't want black because I'd OCD to the point of killing myself trying to keep it clean since it would show everything. We've had enough red vehicles. The SWB was the winner! So in December of 2008, we haggled the salesmen, kept the gremlins away long enough to make the take and we were off in our brand new '08 SWB X-Runner. Then another member (WayneR) told us about the greatest cyber place on earth known as XRU. One thing led to another an the mod bug got the both of us. Along the way, we have been to a lot of great meets, met a variety of people, and even became a vendor to help keep the mods alive. Been a great ride and don't plan to stop anytime soon.

    Performance Modifications:

    ] TRD CAI
    ] Optima battery
    ] UniChip Programmer
    ] URD 3” stainless catback

    ] TRD Short Shifter

    Suspension & Chassis:
    ] XII Performance Track Ready Kit Plus (coils, steal leaf springs, front/rear sway bars, QA1s)
    ] URD Track Bar

    Interior:

    ] Sickspeed Weighted Shift Knob
    ] Black Cat Customs Gauge Face with XII Performance
    ] Skull Mirror Painted SWB
    ] Craven Speed Smart Phone A-Pillar Holder
    ] Grey Weather Tech Mats
    ] Coupe Vinyl Carbon Fiber Sill Plates w/X-Runner and XII Performance Laser Cut in the Center.
    ] Eclipse AVN6620 Head Unit
    ] JL Audio 500/1 Monoblock Amp
    ] JL Audio 10w6
    ] SubXClosure Wrapped in Grey/Black Leather

    Exterior:
    ] Chrome 18" KMC 650 Slides with Michelin Pilots
    ] Stock X-Runner Rims with Hankook RS3 for the Track
    ] Tinted Tails & 3rd Brake Light ] SPEC-D Halo Projectors
    ] T-Rex Custom Recessed Billet Front Grilles
    ] TruXedo Lo Pro QT Tonneu Cover
    ] Pin-striping on Hood and Tailgate by "Doctor D"
    ] 6" Stainless Antenna
    ] Coupe Plexiglas Cover for the TRD CAI "XII Performance"

    Future Modifications:
    ] 4 Wheel Big Brake Kit (Manufacturer TBD)
    ] NST Pulleys
    ] Bump Steer Kit
    ] Coil-overs
    ] Four-Link
    ] Supercharger
    ] “Coupe” Aluminum Deep Oil Sump (7 ½ quarts)
    ] Better Front Seats


    Congratulations Buck and Amy and great work on the truck!

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    As this months Top Ride winner Buck and Amy will also be receiving a prize package courtesy of Black Cat Customs.
     
  2. on to the neXt

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    Well deserved, congrats
     
  3. Xrunner Drifter

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    Congrats
    Another SWB for TROTM
     
  4. trd_sport

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    Congrats!!!!
    Drop kits for everyone!!!!!!
     
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  5. KETCHUP

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    Hells yea!
    Grats Buck n Amy on a kick ass ride.
    Thanks for what you have done for our community.
    Enjoy that top ride honor!!!!!
     
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  6. redarkx

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    Congrats guys! A well deserved honor!
     
  7. dramad1

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    Congrats, I was just wondering about trotm yesterday. Let the modding continue
     
  8. J Rock

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    congratulations !!!!!
     
  9. Whitebeauty

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    WOOT WOOT congrats u guys way to go..keep the goods coming!!!!!
     
  10. hottacoX

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    Congrats guys:top: and thanks for supporting XRU!!
     
  11. Coupe

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    Pretty nice birthday gift............

    Congrats
     
  12. AmyGuyClayton

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    What an Honor!!! Thanks Guys for all your kind words!! We have put allot of hours and hard work into this truck, and every moment of it was worth it.
     
  13. BSP06XRU

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    Congrats to Amy and Buckaroo Banzai! :top:
    Well deserved and thank you for all you do as members of the family and as vendors!
     
  14. KETCHUP

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    Think Buck needs a nickname change. Huh Steve.
     
  15. BondXII

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    Thanks everyone for the kudos. And thanks everyone with XRU for picking us for TROM. Quite the honor. Almost got a tear...almost. :)


    ^^^ No kidding. No worries. I've heard them all.
    What the @&$? Buck or just what the buck
    Get the buck out of here
    That's bucked
    Buck Rogers
    Oh that will be four bucks ($$)... No pun intended
    Hey Doe.. I mean Buck
    Etc
    Etc
    Etc
    :)

    The funny part is my nick name is Buck, living in Georgia... But I'm a Damn Yankee and got the name while living up there. LOL
     
  16. BondXII

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    Just got reminded... Buck naked. LMFAO! :rofl:
     
  17. Murderface

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    My buddy's nick name is Buck Savage cause he looks like the porn star.

    Congrats guys on the TROTM
     
  18. nick_gz1

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    ^^^ haha nice, well deserved congrats to the both of u!
     
  19. sdxrunner619

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    Congrats, you guys deserved it!!!:top:
     
  20. adamewwy

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    Congrats guys. Great looking truck. Love to see the hard work and dedication that has been put into the truck pay off! :rockon:
     
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