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Old January 4th, 2007, 09:25 PM   #41
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Rear axle done and painted

Rear axle is in


Rear tires are on





Still a lot of work to be done in the rear, need shocks, shock mounts, brakes installed, brake lines ran, lots of fender trimming, and to dial in the arms. She's coming along tho', Pat does awesome work

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Old January 4th, 2007, 09:52 PM   #42
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looks sweet....i would like to do a grand for my next project!
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Old January 4th, 2007, 10:00 PM   #43
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I would like to see a pic of the new front control arm before it is installed, if possible.
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Old January 4th, 2007, 10:03 PM   #44
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Your going to have to air down to get out of your garage. :tonka:
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Old January 4th, 2007, 10:03 PM   #45
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I would like to see a pic of the new front control arm before it is installed, if possible.
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Here ya go Mike. I was painting them today. They will have a Rubicon flex joint on the end. We just had the threads taped up for painting.




I'll take more of them when they are completely assembled. I knew you where interested in them, so I took those shots for you.
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Old January 4th, 2007, 10:04 PM   #46
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Your going to have to air down to get out of your garage. :tonka:
And take the roof rack off
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Old January 4th, 2007, 10:05 PM   #47
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Looks sweet. Thanks
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How long are those? compared to a stock ford arm
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Old January 4th, 2007, 10:13 PM   #49
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How long are those? compared to a stock ford arm
I know they are longer...but not sure how much longer. I'll measure them tomorrow with the joint on the end. They where cut when I got them so not sure how long a stock ford one is. These where out of a full size Bronco/F150
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Old January 4th, 2007, 10:34 PM   #50
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What are you using for paint? POR 15?
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Old January 4th, 2007, 11:26 PM   #51
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Looks good Mike......Where is the laptop mount and internet hook up

Let me know when you go on the inaugeral run.
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Old January 4th, 2007, 11:34 PM   #52
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What are you using for paint? POR 15?
No, I can't afford that stuff, just using some cheap rustoleum.

Ron I'll work on the laptop inside after the outside mods are done
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Old January 4th, 2007, 11:57 PM   #53
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looks great
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Old January 5th, 2007, 12:57 AM   #54
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Holy shit Roadhouse, thats going to be kickass!!

But will it be done this decade?
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Old January 5th, 2007, 11:11 AM   #55
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But will it be done this decade?
It'll be done before CC and Leanz's rigs:tonka:
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Old January 5th, 2007, 08:53 PM   #56
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How long are those? compared to a stock ford arm
Mike, I measured from the floor to center of the bolt hole on the joint and its 40". The joint is threaded on 1/2 way in this pic. So the arms might be an 1"+ shorter when Pat mounts them up.

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Old January 5th, 2007, 11:55 PM   #57
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Old January 6th, 2007, 12:38 AM   #58
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Not bad for a short, fat, bald guy to drive! Looks good Mike
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Old January 17th, 2007, 11:42 AM   #59
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The Brown truck brought some bling today. Dedenbear Ford flat top knuckles. Now I need a high steer arm, and to get new ball joints installed.


Well off to Ironmans for the afternoon.

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Old January 31st, 2007, 08:52 PM   #60
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