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Old 01-17-2015, 06:51 PM
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Im playing mechanic...

yup pretending to be Blacksnapon today... course im sure he would have had an easier time of this...



something fell outta my truck..





guess them bolts were important...



lol jk was pulling it purposely.. had to change the ujoints... little did i know the fight that was about to ensue...



first time ive ever had to use a cutting disk to get ujoints out...



ever wonder what the inside of your slipjoint looks like...



ya know... when a 20 ton press struggles to remove ujoints.. it kinda says something about how much of a pita it can be...



1 more to go...



6 hrs after starting.. i finally got all 3 out... essh



little primer to make it look pretty...



itll be a different color tomorrow if it doesnt rain...
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Old 01-17-2015, 07:11 PM
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Those double cardan joints can make you speak in tongues.
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Old 01-17-2015, 07:20 PM
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Those double cardan joints can make you speak in tongues.
sure did... was ticking me off... ntm didnt know there was a pivotal ball joint n the middle of it either... good thing i didnt destroy that in the process... dropped a couple of the needles out of it.. but got them back in where they belonged and packed it with a bunch of new grease to keep them from falling off..
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Fun times huh?...paint looks good!
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Last one I did there was no press, BFH all the way.
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Fun times huh?...paint looks good!
itll be a different color tomorrow i hate the look of rust..

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Last one I did there was no press, BFH all the way.
5 lb sledge was in the garage but was leery of using it... before i started using the cutting tool to notch the caps i was ready to give us and page you lol... but found a notch in the caps.. a big pry bar... and my little hammer to wack the pry bar with seemed to work good.. but they were still stiff in there...
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that would have been nice for sure... biggest one i could find around here was 80 ton... but couldnt afford it... that 20 ton has come in handy a few times.. but i hate the notch spacings on it... thinking i need to take a drill to the side posts and make some more notches...
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Too bad your 3 hrs away, you coulda brought it up here and used my shop.....
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Too bad your 3 hrs away, you coulda brought it up here and used my shop.....
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3 hrs??? thought you were further... and mighta taken you up on the offer... once i get it painted color i still gotta get the new ones in.. hopefully therye not as much of a problem to get them in...
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