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Ohio Mini Truck noob

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by SDK1968, Apr 17, 2019 at 6:39 AM.

  1. SDK1968

    SDK1968 New Member

    doing the intro!

    sdk1968 here... noob to mini's & been reading on here for a few weeks while deciding on purchase.

    soooo much to take in & will try to hold the dumb questions until ive exhausted the search button!

    using what ive already read here to find out stuff, heres what i THINK it is.

    1995 Suzuki Carry 660 F6a
    4sp 4wd hi/lo/diff lock
    has A/C!!
    6 digit dash (50,000km on it)
    seatbelts say 1995
    fender stamp says DD51T-405405
    2" lift kit
    #300lb coil overs in front
    12x8x23 6ply tires on IPW's
    rear bumper (made it today!)

    soon to be front hitch/bumper/winch :)

    my mini.jpg
     
    Last edited: Apr 17, 2019 at 9:54 AM
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  2. Jigs-n-fixtures

    Jigs-n-fixtures Active Member

    Welcome aboard. There are quite a few helpful people here. And, most are interested in what folks do with their trucks. So, hang around ask questions, and keep us updated as you do fun things.
     
  3. Bobacuda

    Bobacuda New Member

    Beware that a 1995 truck is not 25 yrs old, so you won’t be able to tag it for road use.
     
  4. SDK1968

    SDK1968 New Member

    thanks! i dound this place thru internet searching & have been saving pages & screen shotting numbers.


    bobacuda: yeah im in ohio & we have a "new" mini truck law that went into affect 1-1-17...... you cant get them titled or licensed now when you buy them no matter how old they are here. so its gonna be farm use only for me.

    gonna go back & ad some more info about my mini into that first post.
     
  5. Bobacuda

    Bobacuda New Member

    “Way to go Ohio...”

    Kei truck’s are exponentially safer than motorcycles (which I like) or bicycles on public roads. However, if people want to ride motorcycles or bicycles and risk becoming an organ donor, who am I to tell them they no? Kei’s, motorcycles and bicycles have their unique uses and places on the road.

    If I was unable to license a Kei, I would either not get one, or I would get the newest I could afford.
     
  6. Heiny

    Heiny New Member

    Nice looking truck
     
  7. SDK1968

    SDK1968 New Member

    Bobacuda (great name)

    yeah at first i was looking at only titled models & then when my DMV handed me the print out of the law on them.... it changed my game a little. just went for the nicer one instead... IF this turns out to be a good working toy? Then maybe i'll move to a dump model later.

    all im doing is farm use anyway. side x sides keep breaking & cost way too much compared to these.

    thanks to all for the warm welcome. gonna go start a thread on my first full garage evening with Mini.
     

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