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Corkey's Ranger of Danger

corkey

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:popcorn:

cant wait to see this thing done!

what I want to know is how you got that ball joint in with just hand tools.....:scratch:
 




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I never thought about that... I usually just use the press. Ill try that next time
 




corkey

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the guys watching were amazed too ,
thanks Mountiegreen,,
 




vroomzoomboom

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had to check this tread. had a dream last night that you sold it to a wrecking yard. needless to say i wasn't happy! lol
 




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oh no,, you don't have to worry about that, will never happen,,

it will be twice lifted, and wheeled hard,
 




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well , this project is gonna get rolling here pretty soon as all the snow is going away, and i can find all the parts now,, so,

i am going to start on the back first, get the bed/box off, and maybe get the back springs and shocks all hooked up and sorted out first before i put the front up and start the grinding that follows to get the front axle brackets off to put on the drop brackets,, and figure out the radius arms..
 




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motor in my Explorer let go, and i bought another Ex , this is gonna get pushed back just a bit till they are both drivable,,

i will get to it soon
 




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Started to get to work on this today, jacked it up and started taking the box off

so far i got 5 of the six bolts out, just 1 more , but the center of the torx stripped out, no biggie, angle grinder, and new bolt from the body lift to replace them

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Lets play a little game,,
will it fit,,
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lynchy wa

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No worries as soon as the back comes off.:thumbsup:
 




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more done today, got the final box bolt ground off, and got the box off,
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that let me get to the broken leaf spring,,
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so it must come off,
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off with the u bolts and mounting plate, ,
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got it all apart on the passenger side, and laid the James Duff spring in close,
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next will be take off the stock spring and get the James Duff springs and shocks on the back,
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more in a day or 2 ,,
 




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you broke the main leaf! wow, you really didnt screw around! i so wish i could be there to help on this :(
 








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yeah i broke the main leaf right off completey, it was a major snap after i landed the 3 foot high jump, guess it didn't like that at all,
 




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Hahahahahaaha........SNAP.....Bugger:(
 




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...What about pics for those of us who don't facebook?..:popcorn:
 




corkey

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i am in the process of doing more, but have run into a snag,

i am in need of a torch to get some of the spring bolts cut off to get the old springs off so i can put on the new lift springs, when i get something going there will be more p;ics,,
 


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