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Old August 11th, 2014, 07:26 PM   #1
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Pretty close to done. I used a d60 for the rear, and it blew a spindle in under 40 miles. Now I'm working on getting my 14 bolt ready to bolt in.
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Old August 13th, 2014, 07:33 AM   #2
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44 in the front? Or 60 front and rear?
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Old August 13th, 2014, 07:38 AM   #3
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This build thread is a let down
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Old August 13th, 2014, 09:05 AM   #4
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He had the same pics in his intro thread.
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44 in the front? Or 60 front and rear?
60 front, from a 91 f350. 14 bolt rear, still waiting to be put in.
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I'll get into the process more here in a few days.
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More pics to come, don't worry!
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We like pics and the story around them.
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post them up
My phone will only link those pics. I can't get it to link any other photo bucket pics.
Patience my friend lol. I'll get on my pc and get some more for you.
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Old August 13th, 2014, 08:38 PM   #11
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Around them? I usually put the story above the pics, but I can try to put it around the pics lol! Coming soon.
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Old August 13th, 2014, 09:05 PM   #12
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Looks like a cool build. Kinda different then whats normally seen around here. Seeimg that its a full size and nit a heep
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that vid is hilarious... since im a silverado guy.
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I'll start off by saying that this is my first truck I put a suspension lift on, and the first time I will be running anything bigger than a 33" tire. Even so, this truck was a very capable vehicle in my hands. My family and I like to take long trail rides any day of the week, and my front suspension was under going more stress than it could take. Balljoints were bad, both sides, uppers and lowers. Every moving part in the front end needed to be replaced, so I talked my wife into believing I could pull off an sas for the same cost as replacing everything in the front end with high quality moog parts. Boy was I wrong, and she knows it lol! I don't care though, in my area this truck will be an absolute one of a kind. Most people around me are into mudding, I'm not so much. Mud is hard on your shit, it gets everywhere and prematurely wears out parts. We like trail riding.

This is where I began. Picked up this truck with a 3" bl and some wore out 33" tires. Had a bunch of fun in this truck, only paid $2500 8 years ago. the price was right, and was more useful than the tohoe's I was looking at purchasing. This is not my first truck though, I've had other stock trucks as well, but this one is by far my favorite. It had 230k on it, and a couple years after the initial purchase I found a rolled over 01' GMC with only 40k for $1600. Swapped out the motor, transmission and t-case immediately. Also changed out the entire interior that was in mint condition as well. After selling stuff and scrapping the rest, I had only $300 into the motor tranny tcase interior rear locker and a few other small items.

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Move forward to 2012, I found this site (the devil, if you don't know that yet). I was contemplating building it into a pre runner. That idea fell out as soon as I saw a couple sfa nbs trucks. I fell in love with the look and reliability of a Dana 60.

So, I bought this for $375 at a salvage yard. After this original purchase, I began collecting parts, and changing my mind and collecting different things.

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Got some brackets and other parts soon after.





These were exciting to have in my hands for the first time. I showed everyone who came into my garage. Nobody could believe what I was about to do! They now know I'm totally crazy lol...

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So, I was nave, and thought I was going to fit a 4-link under this bitch without going over a 5" lift...dumbass, I already bought the 8 links required for that. Oh yeah, they are Rusty's 2 5/8" forged rod ends. very beefy, and seem pretty quality.

So this is my 4 link mock up. Waste of time unless you want about 12" of lift. My buddy works for a major metal supplier as the manager of one of the distribution hubs, which means I got laser cut brackets and cheap materials



Also found a rear Dana 60 for dirt cheap with matching gears for the front 4:10
That I found out later was a waste of money and time, I wish I would have taken pics of all the mud I pulled out of the axle tubes.

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Miscellaneous parts, brakes newer leafs for the rear. Too much there to mention...



And the point which I knew this shit was going to be awesome. 12" travel 2.5" Radflo emulsion coilovers. Bought them off pirate4x4 for $400 for the pair, in new condition. From a user named "sickford". Good deal imo!

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Coils, of course, I went with someone else's recommendation and got the wrong weight I'm over it now though. Had to buy new ones, because the original seller did not want to do the exchange they claim you can when you purchase them.

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