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1998 Sport D-44 SAS Complete!!!

Discussion in 'Solid Axle Swap Registry' started by Skunk, March 5, 2003.

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    1. Skunk

      Skunk 2/1974-4/2015 RIP Elite In Memoriam

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      98 Sport D-44 SAS Complete!!!

      I wanted to wait till the truck was done b4 posting here, but here I am, the truck is done.... FINALLY.

      The gears and locker are in, and the new driveshaft is in, and it works great, I had it out on the highway and it seems to get a better ride at higher speeds..... Good thing....

      Specs:

      D44 Front axle from a 84 Grand Waggy wide-trac
      4:10 Gear ratio Locked
      Warn Manual hubs
      Leaf spring suspension
      Rancho 5000 shocks all around
      94 X steering box
      Tom Woods custom front driveshaft
      Woodring driveshafts custom rear driveshaft
      rear SOA and 3" blocks
      Modified Tranny Crossmember (to allow driveshaft to fit)
      all the rest of the SAS is custom fabricated
       
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    3. XplorerKid

      XplorerKid Rolling on 37"s

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      THATS GOOD NEWS TO HEAR:bounce: :bounce: :bounce:

      i like ur truck alot


      PEACE
       
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      WOW! speechless!
       
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      UMMMM....Yeah! Good work lizard!
       
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      that is bad ass
       
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      it is now my backround on my desktop
       
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      Well the truck made it 400+ miles across PA and back, on AND off road, and held up great, a few small adjustments are in order tho, this was the first time this truck was tested since the SAS so it turned out great.
       
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      What are the front leaf springs out of or are they custom?
       
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      Chris--something looks weird, maybe it's the lack of a front bumper! Are you going to make one or anything?
       
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      Nothing's weird man...thats f'n sweeeeeeeeeeeeet :eek: :D :bounce:
       
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      JoshC Only rolled it once honey

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      Ahhh, Chris just knows i'm giving him a hard time!!
       
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      dude your explorer is a beast....that is by far the coolest thing i have seen in a while...you did some awesome work....keep showin us some pictures of yer truck in action
       
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      The tires you're running, are those Claws or Mudzillas? I am asking because I see the Maxxis sticker on the side...
       
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      Those are mudzillas, he is sponsored by Maxxis. Lucky:p
       
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      I was wondering, because I have been considering getting a set of those and was curious as to how well they perform. Although the ones I am really interested in are the Creepy Crawlers, but they're not out yet:(
       
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      The creepy crawlers do look good but they dont make them in the size I want. The only ones I can get are the Buckshot Mudders.:(
       
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      What size are you wanting?

      I suppose I should comment on Lizards Ex, considering thats what this thread is for!:D You have one baaadd vehicle:eek: Any coilover plans?
       
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      True, this is Lizards thread. That is one monster of a truck. Would love to set mine up just like that. Or anyone elses with a SAS for that matter.

      Shhhh 32's Limited
       
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      DAMM
      So Now we have to call him a big dawg
       
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      thats Mr. Big Dawg to you pal :D
       
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      parli22 Loco en cabeza

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      I was talking about the truck.
      Not you :p
       
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      help

      i was wondering if you had a write up and a parts list of the SAS. i need major help with getting mine going. I know i got a ranger but the 00 ranger and 98 explorer have the same suspension underneath i think right? So what ever you got willhelp.

      Andrew
       

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