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Old May 13th, 2010, 10:00 PM   #61
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Nother washer under the bracket and it hasn't come off yet
Sweet, keep it simple.
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Old May 14th, 2010, 12:56 AM   #62
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looks damn good brandon.
glad to see you got your shocks.
thems some sex beaotches!
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Old May 14th, 2010, 02:28 AM   #63
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looks damn good brandon.
glad to see you got your shocks.
thems some sex beaotches!
Thanks Joe,

I see you are making some progress on your rig too :) I need to have this thing done by the 2nd weekend in July, so time is ticking away. I am extremely happy to get my shocks, now I need to get the truck together as much as possible and roll it across a set of scales to get numbers to help choose spring rates.
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Old May 19th, 2010, 07:58 PM   #64
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Pics of Roll cage progress

I have quite a ways to go before it is finished but here is where it sets right now.







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Old July 14th, 2010, 09:07 AM   #65
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More Progress

Rear 4 link


Start of engine cage


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Back Half
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Old July 14th, 2010, 10:45 AM   #66
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That thing is lookin good. cant wait to see it done.
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Old July 14th, 2010, 11:11 AM   #67
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truggy is looking good Brandon...........you sure it won't be ready??
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Old July 14th, 2010, 11:19 AM   #68
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tube work looks good brandon.

i like what you did with your rear!
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Old July 14th, 2010, 11:24 AM   #69
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tube work looks good brandon.

i like what you did with your rear!
great now he is gonna float away with his head getting that much bigger
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Old July 18th, 2010, 03:36 PM   #70
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lookin good when is this thing guna move on its own?
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Old July 20th, 2010, 02:02 AM   #71
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tube work looks good brandon.

i like what you did with your rear!
Why thank you sir!!

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lookin good when is this thing guna move on its own?
It will get there soon, right now I am hoping for mid sept. Had some issues with my new p/s pump being damaged right out of the box. I also have a lot of other stuff going on right now keeping me from working on it as much as I would like to. I keep taking on side jobs that put money in the bank to finish the build but take time away from actually working on the truck.
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Old August 31st, 2010, 08:55 PM   #72
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Finally it moves.....Just not under its own power YET!!!

Mocked up the front shock mounts and got them tacked well enough to support the truck, so i decided it was a good time to push it out and clean up the barn a little. I still have work to do on the shock mounts front and rear but that will be happening later this week.





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Old September 1st, 2010, 02:21 AM   #73
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looks sweet! glad to see all your hard work is paying off. but, the tires look a little small for it.
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Old September 1st, 2010, 02:29 AM   #74
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Hey man, don't mock the 29's. It sure beats rolling it around with 42's. I might put the 42's on it for the heck of it, but thats a lot of work. Damn things are heavy.
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Old September 1st, 2010, 06:20 AM   #75
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holy crap! its outside.
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Old September 1st, 2010, 06:25 AM   #76
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holy crap! its outside.
Hard to believe isn't it??
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Old September 1st, 2010, 06:41 AM   #77
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Naah, I knew it would make it outside someday.
Now, just waiting for ours to crawl out of the garage too...
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Old September 6th, 2010, 07:06 PM   #78
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could you tell me a little more in depth on how your steering shaft was built? what years there out of etc...
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Old September 28th, 2010, 07:43 PM   #79
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dont know if you posted it, but whats your wb?
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Old September 28th, 2010, 07:56 PM   #80
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my wheelbase is 134"
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