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Unread 09-03-2013, 05:49 PM   #2401
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I kind of wish I didn't leave until after the weekend but it's good to spend time with love ones

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Unread 09-03-2013, 06:48 PM   #2402
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The axle looks so clean , if you left it like that here in NC it would be a big ball of rust in a week . Did you go to a CV shaft ?
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Unread 09-03-2013, 07:09 PM   #2403
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The axle looks so clean , if you left it like that here in NC it would be a big ball of rust in a week . Did you go to a CV shaft ?
It certainly looks a lot better now than it did yesterday morning. But yeah... stuff stays clean out here. There's no rust at all on this axle, not even surface.
Went to a double cardan shaft. I guess that's not a CV technically. haha.

E-brake shoes are in... not nearly as aggravating as I set myself up for. Actually pretty easy.

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Unread 09-03-2013, 07:31 PM   #2404
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Well CV stands for constant velocity and a double cardan shaft with centering ball does just that it spins at a constans speed during it's entire rotation unlike a regular drive shaft with just U joints a regular shaft will speed up and slow down every rotation
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Unread 09-03-2013, 08:36 PM   #2405
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Well CV stands for constant velocity and a double cardan shaft with centering ball does just that it spins at a constans speed during it's entire rotation unlike a regular drive shaft with just U joints a regular shaft will speed up and slow down every rotation
You're smart for a desert boy Art. I just did some reading and now know quite a bit more than I did about different joints. I would confidently say now that a double cardan joint (Geralamo Cardano, 1545) is in fact a type of CV joint.... and I now know that achieving absolute CV is very difficult. I thought it took something like a Rzeppa joint to achieve near CV.
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Unread 09-03-2013, 08:47 PM   #2406
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Unread 09-03-2013, 08:50 PM   #2407
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You're smart for a desert boy Art. I just did some reading and now know quite a bit more than I did about different joints. I would confidently say now that a double cardan joint (Geralamo Cardano, 1545) is in fact a type of CV joint.... and I now know that achieving absolute CV is very difficult. I thought it took something like a Rzeppa joint to achieve near CV.
Not gonna lie, I googled Rzeppa immediately after reading this
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What can I say, still pretty clever for an old rednecking hillbilly
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Unread 09-03-2013, 09:17 PM   #2409
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What can I say, still pretty clever for an old rednecking hillbilly
Redneck hillbilly or not your rig flat out works , and you built it . That speaks volumes to me .
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Unread 09-03-2013, 10:41 PM   #2410
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Hey now no need to use big words we're all friends here.
Haha, sorry Kyle, wiki can make anyone sound smart.

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Not gonna lie, I googled Rzeppa immediately after reading this
That one I actually knew before doing my research today!

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What can I say, still pretty clever for an old rednecking hillbilly
I think you have too many of your teeth to be rednecking AND a hillbilly. Gonna have to pick one. Hillbilly's are nice folks, rednecks are rednecks.

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Redneck hillbilly or not your rig flat out works , and you built it . That speaks volumes to me .
It does OK.... couldn't make that little waterfall though??
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It does OK.... couldn't make that little waterfall though??
That was a little speed bump wasn't it?
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Unread 09-04-2013, 05:14 AM   #2412
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That was a little speed bump wasn't it?
Neither did that pissed off ole red tractor eh, sure was fun trying

What ya been up to lately Mikey?
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Unread 09-04-2013, 06:59 PM   #2413
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Neither did that pissed off ole red tractor eh, sure was fun trying

What ya been up to lately Mikey?
Just a little putt putt.... Is your wheeling trip canceled Art??? I guess if you don't reply you're out putt putting around my Sierra's.
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Just working a few side jobs to save up some money. Been real busy it seems like this summer, whether its vacation, work, or trying to maintain some type of social life, there hasn't been time for Jeep building lol. I'm planning to change that soon as it starts cooling off again.
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Unread 09-06-2013, 02:35 PM   #2415
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Tank ordered!!!! Sorta, i put it on layaway. Haha. They are supposed to be in production now. So I'm glad I got my name on one since they had none in stock. By the end of the month I should be good to go. Hoping my driveshaft shows up today.
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