t-case to bellypan: 3/4"
rear of trans pan to bellypan: 1/2"
converter to front belly tube: 3/4"
With the seat on the test-fit cross bars, it's 1" off the top of the flipped D300 alum cover. Headroom is more than a fist (no helmet yet) Cozy, but perfect :)
Jesse Haines Fabrication has released a new JHF Trail series chassis. This is one of the first production units. Plans are
3800 L67 supercharged engine
700r trans, full manual valve body
D300 Behemoth transfer case 4:1
'05+ Superduty D60 front
D70 rear with SD 60 steering
PRP seats and 4.2...
Your NorCal terrain is pretty forgiving when it comes to tread patterns/compound. Nitto's are known for longevity, which usually also means they are less-sticky for offroad use. Just depends on what you expect from a set of tires. Personally, I have a "tire habit" and love trying new/different...