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Discussion in 'Solid Axle Swap Registry' started by FireZapper, November 2, 2007.

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  1. FireZapper

    FireZapper Active Member

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    I have a nasty squeal in the front brakes. I got new rotors and wheel studs. The rotor isn't completely tight against the hub. I've tried to get the studs as tight as possible. I'm just afraid that I'll snap a stud off. Guess I'll keep tightening them up.

    BUT here's what I did tonight. Oh who ever said about creaming your jeans in double low.....:exporange

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    Need to build the xmember before I can flex the drivers side down.


    This is whats left in the shocks.
    About 2" droop and 3" compression left on the front.
    About 2" droop and 1" compression left on the rear.
     
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  3. Burns

    Burns Elite Explorer Moderator Emeritus

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    Man that looks great....


    What coils?
     
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    damn. thats some serious flex you got there. and thats good use of the other truck. you gotta crawl up somethin...
     
  5. FireZapper

    FireZapper Active Member

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    Wh 5.5
     
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    Burns Elite Explorer Moderator Emeritus

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    Did you extend the radius arms?
     
  7. FireZapper

    FireZapper Active Member

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    full custom 3 link with 48" lowers
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    Tuned out great man, nice job!!!
     
  9. IZwack

    IZwack Moderator Emeritus

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    NICE! I see a future RC run ! :D Count me in!!

    Btw that looks more like a "wristed" radius arm setup (as opposed to 3-link) ;)
     
  10. FireZapper

    FireZapper Active Member

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    Yea some say radius arm some say modified 3 link.


    10th is the shakedown and 24th is a run with the Keystone Krawlers.
     
  11. IZwack

    IZwack Moderator Emeritus

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    I'm loving those beadlocks. I want beadlocks :(

    Are the outer rings coning a bit?
     
  12. FireZapper

    FireZapper Active Member

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    Yep allot. You can kinda see it in the pics.
     
  13. 95exploderboy

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    Looking good there. Did you notice any binding/angle issues with your rear driveshaft and the Stubler. I got my driveshaft in today and don't think I'll get much drop before I start to bind up.
     
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    Rick Pumpkin Pilot Staff Member Admin Elite Explorer

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    That came out great! Good job:chug:
     
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    I was thinking the same thing about the 14-bolt (or I guess most low-pinion axles). But one way to get around this of course is to use a double-cardan on the rear driveshaft. That would allow you to rotate the rear axle and point it at the transfer case -- minimizing U-joint angle.
     
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    I have 36" of rear DS no binding at all.
     
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    Looks very good. I didn't even know you were going solid. I like your truck a lot.
     
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    FROADER Moderator Staff Member Moderator Elite Explorer

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    How did these runs go? Pics please. :)
     
  19. SuRrEaLNJ

    SuRrEaLNJ hail to the king, baby! Elite Explorer

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    Haze is looking awsome! :thumbsup:
     
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    Looks killer, anymore pics?
     
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    Man that is awsome... your rig is cool... what size tires do you have on what wheels?? do you think you might go wider... some of the flex they look skinny?! maybe its just me... I'm wondering were did you get those rocker boards from those are cool??
     

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