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Old 07-29-2018, 05:56 PM
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Hello everyone,

I have been on this website for awhile now and I just asked a couple question and couple time looking for information, well I decide I would share with you my project I have been tinkering with for awhile now. I have just completed a front end overhaul with new bearings, u-joints and ball joints. Then I have completed a 4 inch lift. see the pic below I have a before and after. Next up I'm waiting for shocks and steering box and other components. Before nolift.jpg


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will update once I get all my parts this weekend. Thank you
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Old 07-30-2018, 09:49 PM
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Looks like a reasonably solid truck, hope it goes as planned for you.
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Old 08-07-2018, 08:45 PM
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I like the lift, looks great!

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Old 08-09-2018, 08:32 PM
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well I just received the shocks and I need to get them on soon.. next up I need to run it around the section here a couple times and see how it drives since I have never really had it on the road. I need to see if there is a bunch of slop in the steering box to determine if I should replace it... On my 71 Mach 1 I had a lot of slop in the box and it was very hard to drive at 60 mph and I would just assume see if this one needs replaced or not before I start driving it to work and such... SO that is where I am with it.. I know boring but this will be a slow build. Thank you everyone
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Old 08-13-2018, 05:10 PM
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Things are always slower when the vehicle is in use .

We've been working on ours for 7 year and it's still got a LONG way to go , lol
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