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My 1998 explorer 5.0 SAS start of my build

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Removing the suspension

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Cutting off all the original brackets to make the frame smooth and ready for new suspension sawzaw was my friend

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Making good progress had a the brackets cut off within the day

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Great progress....how many blades did you go through? :)

What type of axle are you planning on running under it?
 








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I got tired just looking at the pictures - been there....done that :)
 




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Great progress....how many blades did you go through? :)

What type of axle are you planning on running under it?
I'm running 78 bronco Dana 44 and stock 8.8 out back James duff suspension for the blades probably about two packs Milwaukee blades short and long work great

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This the axle after the clean up primer paint and assembly 4.88 gears and locker with a hefty diff cover all new pieces in the rebuilt axle

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Im almost done with the front end couple lil things like drag link and ram assist

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Thanks rangerX alot of dirty work at first now I'm at the point where it's on it's own weight tires on just couple lil things in front then pull her outside and do the SOA ON THE REAR SPRING OVER AXLE
 








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Very Nice! how wide is the front axle compared to the rear? Did you have to shorten it any?
 




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The rear is 6 inches shorter than the front but the inch spacers out back till I get Ford 9inch out back
 










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