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Well, just back to say HI! :bounce::bounce: I miss the forum and of course my old explorer:navajo:. I will be inheriting a Sammy in the near future but it will be for a DD. I currently have an evo X for a DD.
I saw the little guy on my way in my apt complex. I parked and ran to where I last saw him but he was too quick and it's dark out. Then, 15 mins later my neighbor tells us there's a spider by our side door. He's scared of them.:D
I'M GONNA EAT YOU!!!
I tested my explorer today and here are some videos. Nothing hardcore, just to see what hits and holds. :p
My friend trying a line out, his first time. 9.88mb
I started my 9" project last week wednesday. This was an easy project but I took my time on it. It should be done this week and tested soon.
-narrowed 1979 Ford 9" by 3 inches on both sides.
-5.13 gears and a detroit locker.
-Dutchman alloy axles
-TSM disk brake conversion using...
Daemon's SAS *updated 17 July*
-'79 Bronco 1/2 ton HP Dana 44
-narrowed 5 3/8" on the pass side
-moser alloy shaft on the passenger side, and stock shafts on the driver side. :)
-5.13 gears and No-Spin Detroit
-WH 5.5 coils
-1.5 x .25 wall DOM steering links using...
I made the bumpers out of a 2x4 3/16" rec tube. It's nothing fancy but it should do it's job.
I will be adding some 1.5 tube bends on the front bumper to cover up the crappy job. :p
up close! I had to cut the frame about 1 1/2" to minimize the gap inbetween...
I finally had the time to do the swap.
-5.13 and No-Spin detroit
-1.25 x .25 wall DOM, 3/4" heim joints.
-EB adjustable track bar.
-Wildhorses 5.5 coils
-big bronco upper coil buckets, cut and reinforced.
-big bronco RA and stock bracket.
Day 1: after 3 hours, we finished...
I wanna know how many of you guys/gals play this game. I suck at it(second day) so I don't really like playing with the random pro players. Atleast if I know you, I can talk smack:p while getting myself beaten to death.
I'm not sure when I will be starting this but I'm getting all the parts ready.
'79 HP D44 Front end:
-shortened right side of housing
-No-Spin detroit locker
-MM locking hubs
-stock brake system
'79 Ford 9" rear end:
I have a '79 F-150 D44 and a matching 9". Obviously I don't wanna deal w/ shortening the axle and going fullsize.
My question is should I go leafs cuz it's simple and if I do coils do I have to get a different tower, modify the RA brackets... blah blah blah? I know this subject have been...
I need your suggestions. Should I keep my 8.8 and get a detroit for it or go for a 9(w/ detroit) to match my HPD44? I wanna regear to 5.13's also, that's why I thought of swapping in a 9 and sell the 8.8. Which one would be less expensive?
My project won't happen till next year after I get...
Tucson folks.... A buddy and I are hiking from redington pass down to chiva falls tomorrow, saturday. After the hike we're gonna hit the trails and shoot some guns:D(depends if my other friend shows up, he's got 5). Anyways, if you wanna shoot or test your truck or hike... come and join us. PM...
How much does my front and rear end cost?
If, :D I was thinking of selling both diff's how much would I get for it? Don't be shy and give me your opinion.....
-warn manual hubs
-4.56 superior gears(6 mos old)
-calipers(1 yr old)
-brake pads(1 yr old) cheap ones.
or I can just...
Yesterday I was at a friend's helping him put on his new rotors. While he took off to get a tool at autozone I decided to jack up my truck and found a crack on the passenger side drop bracket. It f'in sucks!!!:frustrate I should've waited and went SAS, what a waste of money :mad: . I guess I...