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BUILD THREAD GUIDELINES - READ FIRST!

Document your truck's build, start to finish.

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Forum rules
One thread per member is allowed.

NO DISCUSSION is allowed in the build threads, comments from users other than the thread author will be deleted. Please place links to specific modification threads. All comments can go here: viewtopic.php?f=25&t=2041

Please keep the first post updated with a list of your modifications.

The first post should follow the guideline and layout listed on this thread: viewtopic.php?f=25&t=79

Thanks - The ORTB Team

by Administrator » Sat Sep 12, 2009 3:58 pm

This is a section for everyone to document your upgrades and/or accessories.

No discussion is allowed in this subforum. We're aiming for content rich posts from the original author, avoiding a surplus of comments.

Please use the following template for posting your Build Threads...

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SUBJECT:

USERNAME'S BUILD - YEAR MAKE MODEL
ie: Gordinho80's Build - 2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer

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FIRST POST BODY:

Year Make Model

Drivetrain Specs:

Suspension Modifications:

Exterior Modifications:

Engine Modifications:

Interior Modifications:

Recovery Equipment:

Electrical Modifications:

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Only one picture of the "current" status of your vehicle should accompany the first post.
After the first post, begin the "story" of how your build has come to be.

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Please post any questions concerning the subforum guidelines in this thread.
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by Bigbadbowtie088 » Thu Mar 15, 2012 12:35 pm

After the initial post are we allowed to have multiple pics in the posts?
I just want to abide by the rules here.
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by Gordinho80 » Thu Mar 15, 2012 12:41 pm

After the initial post, you can post all the pics you want in the replies. We want to keep the initial post with some sense of consistency.
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by bartonmd » Thu Mar 15, 2012 12:57 pm

Administrator wrote:
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Only one picture of the "current" status of your vehicle should accompany the first post.
After the first post, begin the "story" of how your build has come to be.

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This part wasn't there from the beginning, was it? I copied and pasted what I started with from here, and I'd think I would have noticed it...

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by Gordinho80 » Thu Mar 15, 2012 2:03 pm

That part has been there since I can remember...
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by Boxy » Mon Sep 03, 2012 10:08 pm

Having the build threads free of distracting conversation is bloody awesome! However, the singular build thread comments-collector thread I'm not so into. I figure I could start 2 threads at once if I start a build thread - one for content & one for comment? There would be a link to the comments thread in the first post of the build thread, as well as, in my sig. Is there anything wrong with that plan? Also, if alright, in which sub-forum should the comments thread be placed? Thanx
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by navigator » Tue Sep 04, 2012 10:37 am

Justin, the single thread may seem a little odd but it seems to work for most folks.
Most of the time there are only a couple of active builds at one time so the comments aren't too confusing.
Steve was doing a SAS rig and build a thread in the offroad discussion section.
viewtopic.php?f=11&t=1949
Some of the other guys might chime in but if you are going to be soliciting a lot of feedback maybe you have a thread in the offroad discussion topic (Boxy's Lift Questions etc) and do most of your build there and then when you have a good chunk complete start an official build thread.
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by navigator » Fri Apr 10, 2015 7:59 am

I seem to get a recurring PM with the following theme, "why can I only create a build thread in the mall-rated section?".
Below is the PM along the lines I have been responding with.
step 1, read the build thread guidelines posted in the first post of this thread. Pay particular attention to the title and guidelines for first post.

step 2, all builds must start as mall rated builds.

step 3, once you have a build thread, you can request the desired rank at the link below provided you have the appropriate trip reports.
viewtopic.php?f=25&t=483

Hopefully this helps with some of the confusion.
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by joemoto311 » Mon Jul 03, 2017 7:24 am

There isn't an option for me to start a new thread? Am I still missing something?
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by djthumper » Mon Jul 03, 2017 3:48 pm

Where are you trying to start a new thread at?
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by joemoto311 » Wed Jul 05, 2017 6:08 am

djthumper wrote:Where are you trying to start a new thread at?



I was following what the rules were saying and doing it in the mall rated area....the post new topic is there now...thank you for replying though
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by Trail X » Thu Jul 06, 2017 10:43 am

Joe, there was a limitation set around 10 posts I believe. If you have less than 10 posts, you can't make a thread in the mall rated section - just to keep guys from signing up and just making a build thread without becoming a part of the community first.
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