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Old April 15th, 2011, 09:11 PM   #1
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New from Southern Michigan

Fairly new to the forums here. Just starting to get into the 4x4 scene. Have a 1993 Dodge w150. Looking forward to lots of information.
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Old April 15th, 2011, 09:24 PM   #2
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Welcome man..Did you buy that truck recently?? There was a 93' w150 for sale on here not to long ago, and looks identical to your avatar..
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Old April 15th, 2011, 09:59 PM   #3
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Yep. I bought it. Needs some work still, but I'm slowly getting it done. I have to put a new steering gear, repair the front cad system, put ujoints in the front driveshaft, and get overdrive to work. I recently replaced the VSS but still no speedo/OD so I'm assuming it's an electrical problem.
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Old April 16th, 2011, 01:48 AM   #4
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Old April 16th, 2011, 11:09 AM   #5
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Old April 16th, 2011, 11:18 AM   #6
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welcome, not too far from ya. I have experience in those old dodges if you need a hand just let me know. As far as the cad thing i would lock it to engaged position. I did it and it works well. Not too much of a fuel mileage difference if that matters to ya. Either way welcome
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Old April 16th, 2011, 12:20 PM   #7
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Old April 19th, 2011, 09:30 PM   #9
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Okay, so what's the easiest way to permanently lock the front axle? I'm putting manual hubs on it soon. I have to try and get it to shift into OD, too. I replaced the VSS but the speedo still doesn't work so I guess I'm just assuming it's electrical since the trans shifts into all other gears flawlessly. thanks for the info guys.
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Old April 20th, 2011, 05:48 AM   #10
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Old April 20th, 2011, 05:51 AM   #11
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Old April 20th, 2011, 06:39 AM   #12
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Okay, so what's the easiest way to permanently lock the front axle? I'm putting manual hubs on it soon. I have to try and get it to shift into OD, too. I replaced the VSS but the speedo still doesn't work so I guess I'm just assuming it's electrical since the trans shifts into all other gears flawlessly. thanks for the info guys.

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Old April 20th, 2011, 09:07 AM   #14
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Thanks a lot for the welcome, guys.
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Old April 20th, 2011, 09:10 AM   #15
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Old April 20th, 2011, 09:12 AM   #16
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do folks in southern michigan say "y'all"?

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Old April 22nd, 2011, 03:37 PM   #17
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Old April 22nd, 2011, 03:43 PM   #18
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Old April 22nd, 2011, 07:36 PM   #19
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Old June 5th, 2011, 10:43 AM   #20
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I happen to say y'all a lot since I was born and raised in Tennessee. Sorry for the long hiatus, I've been insanely busy with school and working on my truck. How is everyone doing?
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