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Old January 4th, 2013, 08:44 PM   #341
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Do you know what shocks you need yet
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Old January 4th, 2013, 08:52 PM   #342
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Old January 4th, 2013, 08:54 PM   #343
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Lmk i found another pair
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Old January 4th, 2013, 10:16 PM   #344
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Old January 5th, 2013, 05:55 PM   #345
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Ok, front axle is under it, radius arm mocked up, track bar needs to be shortened and spring buckets might have to be modified to line up with the spring pirches on the axle.
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Old January 5th, 2013, 06:43 PM   #346
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Ok, front axle is under it, radius arm mocked up, track bar needs to be shortened and spring buckets might have to be modified to line up with the spring pirches on the axle.
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Old January 5th, 2013, 07:09 PM   #347
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I'll take a couple tomorrow when I'm out there.
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Old January 5th, 2013, 07:40 PM   #348
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Old January 6th, 2013, 08:05 PM   #349
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I'm gonna need new gears!
Thanks Al.
Not sure how the 3.50's will like the 37's.
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Old January 6th, 2013, 08:32 PM   #350
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I say get a big block..no need for the gearz then hahah..

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Old January 6th, 2013, 08:43 PM   #351
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Oh, couple crappy pics from today




I'm thinking Im gonna fab some new track bar mounts and radius arm mounts. I'm gonna incorporate the factory skid plate to act as a crossmember too.
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Old January 6th, 2013, 08:46 PM   #352
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Old January 6th, 2013, 08:48 PM   #353
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Kyle how much lift you think it has? I have an almost brand new 4" ( I think ) BDS shocks for a 78 bronco/F150
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Old January 6th, 2013, 09:14 PM   #354
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I'm not sure at all. After I get it done we can measure for shocks.
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Old January 6th, 2013, 09:18 PM   #355
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No, you should design and build a suspension to fit a set of shocks you already have readily available so as they do not go to waste
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Old January 6th, 2013, 09:19 PM   #356
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No, you should design and build a suspension to fit a set of shocks you already have readily available so as they do not go to waste
Greasy has some shocks available also.
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Old January 6th, 2013, 09:26 PM   #357
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Greasy has some shocks available also.
You stay out of this wile grown ups discuss what and where the rig build is going
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Old January 6th, 2013, 09:48 PM   #358
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Fine. I'll worry about running my ass of and learning here.
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Old January 7th, 2013, 06:36 PM   #359
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Old January 7th, 2013, 07:51 PM   #360
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What did you do to the radius arms?
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