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Looks good! I just pulled a 7.3 out of a F350.. They are HUGE! Ill be watching this one! Bad ass!
 



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Looks like that F250 has some lean to it, weak springs maybe? Other than that, looking good :D


the yard slopes on the driverside
truck sits level on flat ground

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more tear down done today i also got the tranny and t case out got to put a new rear main seal in and oil pan gasket before i can go any farther


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I think you got a flat bro. lol
 






The old, deflate the tires to fit it in the garage, I mean fit it under the hoist, trick. :P
 






looks like your off to a very good start. keep up the good work.
 






are you going to part out the remaining rolling chassis from the explorer? i might be interested in the wheels and perhaps the ZF5 from the F250.
i have a low mileage '76 460 sitting waiting for my crewcab but i don't wanna us the c6 that is in it now. i prefer manual but don't want to use an NP435 or T18. does the 6.9 have the same bellhousing pattern as the big blocks? the e40od you show a picture of looks like the same pattern as my 400 & 460.
 






are you going to part out the remaining rolling chassis from the explorer? i might be interested in the wheels and perhaps the ZF5 from the F250.
i have a low mileage '76 460 sitting waiting for my crewcab but i don't wanna us the c6 that is in it now. i prefer manual but don't want to use an NP435 or T18. does the 6.9 have the same bellhousing pattern as the big blocks? the e40od you show a picture of looks like the same pattern as my 400 & 460.

the diesel has its own bolt pattern and I am pretty sure I have the zf5 already sold

and yes I am parting out the rest of the explorer drive train when I am done
 






after three days of fighting with rivets and drilling holes for brackets
killing 2 grinders and one drill and one chuck the frame is now shortend by 21"

giving me a wheelbase of 112"

now I can start putting things back together

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cant wait to see the body on it. wish you were closer id come help.
 






ok lift is mostly in frame is done cept body mounts but I need the explorer body off the frame before I can work those out
and the tranny is in and tcase is coming tommorow as well as a bronco gas tank skid plate so i can lower the tank to fit the body
still need to fab up something to fill the gap in the front frame around the spring mount

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thats the sky manufacturing 5" shackle reversal kit
 












I see a trip to Timmys was in order during the day! did you win on the rrrroll up?


Si

i am lucky my wife keeps bringing the timmies home everytime she goes out
bad part is I never win the roll up but she always does lol
 






lol,, almost as canadian as making something work , like that frame in a Ex is the timmies cup on the frame horn as you work away,,
timmies rules,,
 






i saw something like this in off-roading magazine...a guy took two diesels out of f-250's and put them into two different bronco's...it was badass
 






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i have a quick question...i understand the attraction of a diesel on the road and for a towing vehicle and for many other applications but what is the advantage of a diesel on the trail...as opposed to a big gas engine? just curios? is it just something different? i like your project either way though
 



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torque torque and way low down in the rpm
I can pretty much idle over anything I fit over
red line on the diesel is 3500rmp
and I just love the diesel
 






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