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Took it out for a good testing today for the first time!! So far so good so we'll see how good our first trail trip goes on memorial weekend

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Well it's been a year, ALOT has been done to my project, started the cage last month, got the 1350/1354 doubler in got a winch and getting parts gatherd for full width axles and 3 or 4 link in the rear.. may stretch the wheel base a few inches so we'll see

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Well things are starting the get more serious.. started the mock up of the Dana 44 tonight. Got some of the main brackets tacked in place and it'll be around a 110 wheel base with the front stretched, fenders will have the get cut obviously to accommodate for the tires

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Thanks.. came out of a 79 f250 and converting it to 5 lug using bronco/f150 knuckles and everything out, I put in a Spartan locker and 4.88 gears and a full width 8.8 will go in the rear as well to match
 












Thanks.. I have a diff thread of it with the full widths in.. I had to cut up my grill since I moved the front axle forward about five inches, the tires would have rubbed the headlights basically

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Nice work! Good pics. Your pictures give me a lot of ideas for my future project, Mountain Mounty.
 






Thanks.. yeah it's def not your average explorer anymore lol.. I refused to get a Jeep since I'm a Ford guy and wanted something different out on the trail and rocks
 






Hope the heater is still hooked up. Amazing craftsmanship.
 






No I tore the heater out haha.. I don't wheel in the winter because I store my expedition for the winter and don't want salt and rust taking over on it
 






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