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Kev's Big Model

I have a 93 XLT w/ Auto tranny. It was nicknamed The Big Model by my neighbor and is not affectionately called the Green Mistress by my Wife. I currently live in Arlington, WA.

So far I have added:
  • Front solid d44 with 79 bronco coil buckets, F250 shock mounts, 5.5" Wild Horses Rock Crawler EB springs, and chrome molly axle shafts.
  • Front diff guard and custom steering links
  • Rear Spring Over Axle with Old Man Emu 2" lift springs and Warrior Shackles
  • 35x12.50 Good Year MTR's
  • 4.88 gears front and rear w/ ARB air lockers front and rear.
  • Rear TA support diff cover to protect 8.8 and ARB
  • Advance Adapters installed a 700-R4 and the kit is now available.
  • Additional stock type transmission cooler (2 total) with an external tranny filter from permacool
  • Atlas II transfer case w/ 3.8:1 gears and 1350 u-joints
  • Smittybuilt winch front bumber reinfoced with 2" square tubing and an added receiver hitch for a front tow point
  • Smittybuilt rear bumber modified w/ a reciever hitch and swing down tire/hi-lift carrier
  • KKM Sport Induction air filter
  • Borla catback exhaust modified to exit at side
  • Warn HS9500i winch
  • Rancho RS9000 shocks at each corner
  • ARB air pump provides on board air for tires and ARB air lockers.
  • Custom Rock Sliders built by arsoul
  • PIAA Superwhite replacement headlamp bulbs
  • PIAA 520 fog lights (1 pair)
  • KC 150 watt Daylighters (1 pair)
  • Xtreme 2"X4" driving lights mounted above rear hatch glass and wired into reverse lights
  • Rock lights above rear axle facing the rear and behind the front tires facing the front.
  • Dual battery system utilizing 2 Optima yellow tops and the ABS relay circuitry to control isoltion of the second battery.
  • Cobra 7 CB w/ 5.5' Firestick antenna mounted to rear bumper
  • Magellan Map 330 GPS
  • Sony audio deck matched w/ a 10 disk cd changer and all new speakers including a 12" MTX subwoofer

    Future plans include:
  • Internal roll bar
  • AGR Rock Ram (or equivalent) Hydrolic Assist Steering
  • in the proccess of rebuilding a motor. It's going to use a comp street grind cam and exhaust through headers and a high flow cat.

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Here's a link to some more pics of the beast and the solid axle converion pics.

http://photos.yahoo.com/bc/mcinchaks2/lst?.dir=/Solid+Axle&.view=t
 

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leenjen

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i wanted to see the picture, but it says Zing is no longer available :(
 




Diff Whack Daddy

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KEbert

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What did you score on the RTI. Nice setup by the way.:thumbsup:
 




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Question: with such a great angle on the drag link like that.. looks to me that when and if you would hit a pretty good size bump that it would jerk you to the right? am I just imagining things? or does it do that? reason for saying this.. when the suspension gives the way it looks like is made that it would have to make up for the length of that link in the steering.. otherwise yeah.. looks cool :)
 




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I haven't noticed anything like that and I don't slow down for speed bumps or railroad tracks. Since the drag link(streerin) and the trac bar(suspension) have the same angle, their motion cancels each other out.
 




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Congrats! Looks like you have spent a lot of time and hard work on your Ex. Looks great!
 




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Great truck!

Must have seen pictures of it a hundred times, kind of lures me too them quite often.
I always thought it was blue though, but the "green mistress" name made me look a little closer.
I MUST have a Smittybuilt front bumper/winch combo like that one day, It sucks that nothing seems readily available for Exs up in Canada, but maybe it`s a good thing for an impulse buyer like me.

-cheers, and many accolades on the rig!
 




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