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Old 11-22-2013, 11:38 AM
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PROGRESS!

Got the steering arm and driver's side kingpin cap on while setting the diff up.


ARB and the stocker. ARB is HEAVY.


Finally got a good pattern. It took quite a few tries, balancing backlash, pinion depth and pattern. Gear setup is not for the impatient!
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Old 11-22-2013, 06:51 PM
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Nice pattern Lee....looking good as usual!
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Old 11-22-2013, 11:37 PM
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Thanks D. It's nice to see this over a decade long goal starting to come together.
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Old 11-23-2013, 03:26 PM
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Sooooo, tried for final assembly today. Have the wrong housing seals.

In laws where in the big city 80 miles away. Should have the right ones tonight.
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Old 11-23-2013, 03:48 PM
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I did get some other items wrapped up though.

Got the rebuilt steering box in.


Put the springs and repainted shocks back in.
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Old 11-26-2013, 05:15 PM
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Finally home! Need to trim some studs and ubolts, but it feels good to get it under there.

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Old 12-03-2013, 05:15 PM
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Put the 78/79 F150 pitman arm on. It's needed for the cross over steering.


Drivers side yoke wouldn't fit in the spindle. About two minutes with the flapper wheel let it slide home.


Older pic of an axle-less front end.


Ahh, finally home!


Spindles and 1991 F350 caliper brackets.


Hubs and reman calipers from a 1991 F350.
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Old 12-03-2013, 05:19 PM
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$$$$$'n 35 spline Warn hubs to top it off.


Four tires back on the floor! (Anyone need a HD44?)
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Old 12-03-2013, 05:20 PM
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Looks very nice!
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Old 12-03-2013, 05:24 PM
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Right on Lee....going to be taking some snowy fields on?
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