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Old January 2nd, 2013, 07:45 PM   #201
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I know, and have met many people from this site... None of which are moneybags.
alright genius, you missed the word before your quote..... "apparently" was what I said. glad to have your opinion back again.
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Old January 2nd, 2013, 07:49 PM   #202
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I'm glad to see you rented a truck and got your parts instead of trying to be a cheapass buying and selling and flipping s10's and rangers in each state on your way there and back.
that definitely wasn't the plan.... but it's certainly an interesting summary of it. at best, I'd have bought a decent truck up here, tooled around in it for a week, and taken it down there. maybe not the best plan.

was also considering buying a truck down there after taking a bus/train there and take that back up here. Only advantage of that is the truck wouldn't be rusty, and needs to go half the distance as the michigan truck.

No big deal, renting it ended up being a good option. just not from uhaul, penske, budget, avis, or hertz

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that will be 350 dollars for my consultation fee.
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All in all sounds like a good move, worked out well and you saved some cash.

Now on with the project.
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All in all sounds like a good move, worked out well and you saved some cash.

Now on with the project.
precisely. that will resume in the springtime. Next things to have done, (not in order of importance necessarily..)

1. Spray inside of frame with boiled linseed oil.
2. Blast axles and paint them. (get new axles with different gearing probably)
3. One piece shafts in rear.
4. Start re-assembling everything. (steps 5-245)

my build thread will get quite active this spring
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Old January 3rd, 2013, 07:25 PM   #206
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please learn to be concise, your wheel install thread will be 10 pages long on the order in which to tighten the lug nuts.
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Old January 4th, 2013, 04:45 AM   #207
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I'm glad to see you rented a truck and got your parts instead of trying to be a cheapass buying and selling and flipping s10's and rangers in each state on your way there and back.
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People weren't ragging on you for taking a road trip, they were ragging about you taking a pos truck to Georgia and back. The rental was definitely the way to go!
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Old January 4th, 2013, 09:43 AM   #208
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please learn to be concise, your wheel install thread will be 10 pages long on the order in which to tighten the lug nuts.
very true. I do need work on that, thanks.

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People weren't ragging on you for taking a road trip, they were ragging about you taking a pos truck to Georgia and back. The rental was definitely the way to go!
Well, the first couple rental places were expensive, so I disregarded rentals altogether Getting my own truck was the best option until I found enterprise. They wouldn't give me a quote originally due to my age.
But yea, it all worked out.
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