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Old November 20th, 2011, 06:21 PM   #41
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Never seen coilovers mounted inside the frame rails before.
Looking good though!
I am sitting at 17" at the upper mount and will be able to spread to 32" at the axle, I plan on running a currie TJ sway bar.... I think it will work out well... I am going to run Fox 2.5 Air Shox. on all 4 corners on this project.
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Old November 20th, 2011, 06:22 PM   #42
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this is kind of neat...
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Old November 20th, 2011, 09:40 PM   #43
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Little diferent approach.
I like it.
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Old November 21st, 2011, 04:12 PM   #44
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Made up rear shock tabs and some mock shocks.
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Old November 22nd, 2011, 05:15 PM   #45
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Got the upper mnts. complete and welded in a sway bar tube, gonna run an 36" Currie.
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Old November 24th, 2011, 12:10 PM   #46
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Front shock towers tacked in place, waiting until I get my front four link brackets welded and cycle my front end prior to finish welding due to some good advise. Also cut out the tubing that was run into the cab, it was in the way.
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Old November 30th, 2011, 05:07 PM   #47
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Looks good tap! I gotta get over and check it out again. You working third shift?
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Old December 1st, 2011, 05:08 AM   #48
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On days now, let me know when you plan on swingin by I'll fill the fridge
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Old December 1st, 2011, 05:43 AM   #49
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On days now, let me know when you plan on swingin by I'll fill the fridge
ok will do, Lexi is working second at ventra so if it was during the week it'd be me and the boy during the week. Have to sneak over on a weekend though if the fridge is gonna be stocked

ill let ya know. NOW GET THIS THING DONE!!!!!
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Old December 14th, 2011, 12:18 PM   #50
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Old December 14th, 2011, 07:23 PM   #51
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how did i miss this. its looks like it is going to be awesome when finished, rangers are the new hot thing huh. its crossed my mind to build one actually as well. they are pretty neat little trucks.
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Old December 15th, 2011, 08:01 PM   #52
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Thanks, i'll get some updates up as soon as this futtin computer gets back up and running.
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Old December 15th, 2011, 09:23 PM   #53
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I think you need to rethink those rear shock mounts
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Old December 16th, 2011, 05:23 AM   #54
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Yeah, I'm prepared for them not to work as I imagined. I will take a couple trips on them before I change it up.
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Old December 16th, 2011, 05:28 AM   #55
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Front shock mnts. welded in, made up some bushings for my rear sway bar, and made some clearance for the rear shocks.

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Old December 16th, 2011, 05:36 AM   #56
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Looks good. What bender do you have?
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Old December 16th, 2011, 02:41 PM   #57
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JD 2, i put a air over hydro cylinder on it, i'm not built for manual bending.
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Old December 16th, 2011, 02:42 PM   #58
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haha

You gonna be around tonight? Im gonna be over that way.
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Old December 16th, 2011, 03:01 PM   #59
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Awesome build. I would outboard those rear shocks tho. My (very) limited experience with airshocks is that they can be overpowered by leverage very easily. Being mounted that close to the center of the axle is going to make your swaybar working overtime.
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Old December 16th, 2011, 04:40 PM   #60
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Might be over the daughters place, more than welcome if lights are on.
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