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      05-06-2011 04:58 AM #26




      CB performance dropped spindles and new bearings.

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    3. 05-06-2011 07:55 AM #27
      Coming along nicely Sam.

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      Painted the tank, ran the brake line to the rear, replaced the soft lines up front. And installed one door panel.

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      05-09-2011 07:32 PM #29
      Got the firewall stuff installed and the rubber seals. How much fun was that?
      Began to instal the fuel talk and I realized I needed a small peice of soft line.






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      05-10-2011 08:25 AM #30
      lookin good , whats up with the shower curtain?

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      05-10-2011 10:31 AM #31
      Rear window leaks, I got the seal just hadn't done it yet.

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      05-18-2011 08:48 AM #32




      Drivers side, new bearings, drop spindle and wheel cylinder and brake shoes after work!

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      06-02-2011 11:34 AM #33
      Tried to do with out a"built beam" for now but that's not going to happen. I need to narrow one for sure. And smaller tires are a must. I'm at a finacial stand still on that.





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      06-07-2011 06:04 PM #34
      here ya go..


      Ghetto jig.




      Laid out the slout and the cuts using the mill off the original center.



      Bolted it up to the jig


      tah dah!!

      gonna finish grinding and paint it tomorrow. will also do the tie rods tomorrow.

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      06-08-2011 10:42 AM #35
      Looks good man. How many inches you take out? 4" -6"?
      Smile it will get Worse!!

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      06-08-2011 11:17 AM #36
      6. And I lengthened the slot for the adjusters so I can get a little moar low. That coupled up with the drop spindles should set it really close to sea level.

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      06-08-2011 01:13 PM #37
      6 is what mine is. you may want to modify your head light buckets for tire clearance. I left mine stock but cant do any u- turns and they rub if you turn shap to park.
      Smile it will get Worse!!

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      06-08-2011 01:29 PM #38
      In the agenda, thank you though.

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      06-15-2011 06:29 PM #39






      narrowed beam with adjusters installed still needs to replace the monster truck tires, and install gas tank. will prob get about 1.5 to 2" lower

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      06-26-2011 09:17 AM #40






      Replaced the rear wheel brake cylinder, shoes, soft lines, E brake cables, axle seals, notched the spring plates.

      Still haver to install the 145/65/15' s, the motor, gas tank etc. moar low to come!

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      06-26-2011 10:49 AM #41
      Looking good bro!

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      06-26-2011 05:44 PM #42
      Lookin really good.Like where this is going.
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      06-26-2011 10:31 PM #43
      keep up the good work dude, looks great.
      Smile it will get Worse!!

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      07-01-2011 08:14 AM #44




      Scored this gem, media blasted then gonna paint it flat black.

      Motor supposed to go in tuesday!

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      07-01-2011 08:40 AM #45
      Looks loud! I like loud.
      Smile it will get Worse!!

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      07-01-2011 12:24 PM #46
      I painted 1 of those 1 time with high temp paint. Smelled like a sack of azzholes for a week while the paint burnt off....And yup..loud!..I'm a fan of loud myself.

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      07-01-2011 01:27 PM #47
      Quote Originally Posted by JDII View Post
      Looks loud! I like loud.
      I

      That's what I'm hoping for!

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      07-04-2011 06:12 PM #48




      Replaced the running boards, did a alignment on the front wheels, and half way installed the decklid. Hopefully thr motor goes in tomorrow


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      07-04-2011 08:31 PM #50

      (I wanna see the smaller tires!)
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