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Old December 4th, 2011, 12:46 PM   #181
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Old December 4th, 2011, 12:49 PM   #182
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Also sandblasted and repainted my BDS coil's
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Old December 4th, 2011, 12:54 PM   #183
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I still have something's to do to crossmember (some Plate work) but this allowed me to take measurements for my links.
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Old December 4th, 2011, 07:00 PM   #184
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Looks good. Curious, what did you paint the coils with? Just rattle bomb?
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Old December 4th, 2011, 07:50 PM   #185
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I really like the implement and tractor paint. Enamel, I think it holds up better and keeps a shine. But it takes like two full days to dry.
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Old December 4th, 2011, 08:06 PM   #186
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I know I have been jumping around some. I have to do this to get things done as I make parts or they come in. I have a new idea for my rear wheel tubs as well. Have to wait and see if it all pans out.
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Old December 11th, 2011, 06:13 PM   #187
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steering links done and track bar made 1 1/4 DOM 1/4 wall, 7/8 himes.

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Old December 11th, 2011, 06:14 PM   #188
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Rod ends take a 3/4 bolt
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Old December 11th, 2011, 06:23 PM   #189
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Welded the tubes...slow with high heat, Pre-heated all cast welding.
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Old December 11th, 2011, 06:25 PM   #190
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Installed my Ampco bronze bushings these take the place of the needle bearings.
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Old December 11th, 2011, 06:29 PM   #191
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Burned in the lower link mounts.
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Old December 11th, 2011, 06:31 PM   #192
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After welding tubes and lower link mount on Passanger side i would heat location where it was cast over and over less heat each time then i wraped it up for final cool down.
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Old December 11th, 2011, 06:34 PM   #193
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My 7075 aluminum Links will be here tomorrow its great having a brother Inlaw that has a machine shop..
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Old December 11th, 2011, 07:44 PM   #194
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I have to do some mod's to the trac bar mount on the frame i can cut 3" off it because i do not need the other holes. Also im going to relocate my front shocks down about 4" because im to cheap to buy new ones . Ill save $ for the nitro shocks when (if) the time comes. next i will get axle back under the jeep, work on the fuel cell mod's, Wheel tubs for the rear, Mount battery in back, then i get to try to snake an exhust in this thing.
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Old December 12th, 2011, 05:10 PM   #195
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7075 links right and left joints
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Old December 12th, 2011, 05:10 PM   #196
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38" eye to eye
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Old December 12th, 2011, 09:07 PM   #197
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i cant wait to see this thing done
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Old December 15th, 2011, 07:44 PM   #198
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got the links in
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Old December 15th, 2011, 07:45 PM   #199
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