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The Turtle

My build thread on my 1993 Ford Explorer.

1st day home.

Engine 4.0 v6
Trans a4ld auto
T- case B/W 1354E
Front Axle Dana 35 open, 3.73 gears
Rear Axle Ford 8.8, l/s, 3.73

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Plans for it.

Front : HP Dana 60, 5.38 gears, Lockright Locker, hi steer, hydro assist.
Rear : Dana 60, 5.38 gears, A locker ?, Disc brakes.
Front Susp. : Custom leaf spring or ?
Rear Susp. : Leaf Spring
Tires : 38.5 TSL Boggers
Wheels : 16x8 or 16x10, with weld on bead locks.

I plan building custom bumpers F/R and Exo-cage, Warn winch front and some other things.
 


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Turdle

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I'm trying to come up with a smart a$$ed comment on the name you chose. :p::D

But instead I'll sit back and watch the build
 








410Fortune

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nice truck! name is taken, but hey what can ya do? Jon your truck is more like a hare then a turdle anyways :)
 




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I'm trying to come up with a smart a$$ed comment on the name you chose. :p::D

But instead I'll sit back and watch the build

LOL

nice truck! name is taken, but hey what can ya do? Jon your truck is more like a hare then a turdle anyways :)

Sorry and I understand, The name is just for my build.

Updates soon.
 








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8.8 is on isn't way out
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In with the Dana 60.:thumbsup:
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Updates, Rear done for now, time to start working on the front and start removing the stock axle this week.

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Stock axle out and mock up of Dana 60, waiting for some parts to finish the suspension, and should be sitting on it own soon.
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Updates Pics !
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Almost Done.
 




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damn that thing looks good :thumbsup:
 








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looks sick man, what i cant believe is that you did the axles while it was snowing!
 




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Looks good thus far.
 




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Lookin Good-subrscribing to see more updates & pics!
 




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Almost done, F\R brakes are done, Steering done for now, just need to trim metal and put on bumps stop and shocks on and time to test it, i will post pics later.
 




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Wheel it for some testing and work good outback.
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Still more to do. :thumbsup:


:usa:
 


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