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Old 07-21-2012, 09:18 PM   #21
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Old 07-22-2012, 06:26 AM   #22
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more pics pronto !!
I'll be making some updates in the next week or so. I have been waiting on parts so I can finish some stuff up. Everything I had been waiting on has arrived in the last couple of days. I needed some parts for brakes, I have to replace the kingpins, and the radiator. All my parts are here now, BUT FIRST I have to replace the starter in my black truck if i want a way to get to work monday morning lol.
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Old 07-23-2012, 02:46 AM   #23
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This is how she sits right now. Since the last pics I pulled off the tool box and slapped on the wheels from my other truck.



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Old 07-23-2012, 04:23 AM   #24
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Nice! Looking good!!! Can't wait to see more
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Old 07-23-2012, 05:26 AM   #25
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Looking Great! Clean up the old wheels and throw a set of low profile tires lower it three or four inches DONE! I'm jealous!
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Old 08-14-2012, 02:09 AM   #26
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Haven't updated in a month or so, but I've made some steady progress....I guess. Lol

The radiator didn't hold up so I replaced it with an aluminum 3 row radiator off eBay. I also replaced the water pump and all the hoses just in case.

I replaced all the brake shoes and the rear drums. Still need to flush out the old nasty brake fluid bleed, and adjust them. I also need to replace the front rubber lines.

While replacing the brakes, I discovered the passenger kingpin was shot. So with help from mklotz from Ratsun awesome videos I replaced the kingpins. I was expecting it to be absolute HELL, but it was fairly easy. Of course, since I had watched all the videos I knew EXACTLY what to do with all of it.

I lowered it with 4 inch blocks in the back and reindexed and adjusted the torsion bars in the front. I won't be able to drive with the 4 inch blocks. Even with the 18's they place the bottom of the shocks below the scrub line. I'll have to swap them out for some 3 inch blocks and pull a leaf I guess.

Here's how she sits right now.

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Old 08-14-2012, 02:14 AM   #27
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Coming along nice. What's the plan for it
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Old 08-14-2012, 03:42 PM   #28
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I still think you should sell me that grille surround
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Old 08-14-2012, 03:51 PM   #29
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Old 08-14-2012, 04:58 PM   #30
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