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Old February 20th, 2012, 08:21 PM   #181
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Can not wait to see the updates
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Old March 11th, 2012, 08:50 AM   #182
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Small Update

Got the axle truss, new shock mounts, and axle shafts done. Radius arms have also been repaired. Axle is back under the truck and ready for a test run.


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Old March 11th, 2012, 04:43 PM   #183
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Axle looks great!!
What did you go with as far as shafts?
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Old March 11th, 2012, 05:32 PM   #184
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Rig looked good today.
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Old March 11th, 2012, 05:50 PM   #185
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Must be nice to have room to work. Axle looks badass.
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Old March 11th, 2012, 07:33 PM   #186
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Looks awesome Brandon
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Old March 11th, 2012, 08:34 PM   #187
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Saw it today in person, top notch fab work.
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Old March 13th, 2012, 03:41 PM   #188
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Thanks Guys!! All the new stuff works quite well, but as always there are a couple minor issues. The new truss took up the area that was needed on the housing to clear the frame end panhard mount, it currently has about 3" of uptravel before the mount contacts the truss. This makes for a rather rough ride and doesn't allow for much speed or any bit of an aggressive driving style. I will be heading back down to the shop in the next couple weeks to remedy this issue as well as install more goodies on the axle as well as the rest of the rig.

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Axle looks great!!
What did you go with as far as shafts?
I went with RCV shafts.
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Old May 14th, 2012, 07:34 AM   #189
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Old May 14th, 2012, 05:32 PM   #190
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Just gonna ask the same.
I'd like some RCV's!! Lol
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Old May 16th, 2012, 09:43 PM   #191
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Nothing has been done since my last post. I have been working on finishing the upgrades to the tow rig, it is just about done. Then I will be able to bring the truggy home and get the rest of the upgrades taken care of on it.
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Old June 24th, 2012, 10:30 PM   #192
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Well the rcv's held up at badlands lol can't say the u-joint did tho..... Had a great time wheeling with ya man hope we can do it again soon
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Old June 25th, 2012, 05:39 PM   #193
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Old June 25th, 2012, 06:33 PM   #194
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Pics?
Didn't get many pictures, but I have some video that I will get posted soon.
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Old June 29th, 2012, 11:24 AM   #195
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Old June 29th, 2012, 12:21 PM   #196
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Looking great man!! Where were the pics taken looks fun.
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Old June 29th, 2012, 01:01 PM   #197
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Old June 29th, 2012, 05:45 PM   #198
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Old June 29th, 2012, 05:59 PM   #199
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Old June 29th, 2012, 11:13 PM   #200
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Nice work Brandon
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