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Old May 16th, 2019, 02:18 PM   #21
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Same can of worms with my 2010 Sierra. Replaced bumper, found out hitch was rotten. Replace hitch, noticed rear shocks were bad. Tried to replace shocks and spare tire winch was seized. Cut off tire winch and replaced shocks. Decided while i was there to change rear end lube, all cover bolts so rusted they were no longer bolt heads. wtf.
I heard this can be an issue. I have a 2013 Sierra, I should probably check mine.
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Old July 22nd, 2019, 12:41 PM   #22
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Because every good Farm truck needs to have a $100 CL tool box in the back





Now my kids are not sharing the back seat with all my tools



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Old July 22nd, 2019, 01:43 PM   #23
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Awesome!
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That is either a stripper pole or one hell of a drive shaft




Shaft it is.




After years and years of abuse it was time for that big bitch to go I am done with putting carrier bearings in this thing, this new shaft is 26 Lbs lighter than the old one and the u-joints are stepped up to the 1480 also


The girth of this shaft is impressive







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Very nice! Was that an upgraded stock replacement, or did you have it made?

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My truck is a 04 quad cab long bed, in 07 the mega cab short bed trucks started running a OEM one piece drive shafts. After doing some research the trucks are identical from the frame down, and the OEM part number was not hard to find. I talked to 2 different shaft shops they could make it but it would have a 90 mph max and cost me a grand, I got this one shipped to my door for around $550. Just for fun I kick the big pig this morning on I94 and she ran 105 as smooth as a 15 year old truck can.




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