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Unread 09-20-2012, 05:52 PM   #226
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That stack is gonna look awesome rollin coal.

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Unread 09-20-2012, 09:49 PM   #227
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I think it's so neat when I'm in Town an I get to smother another old Dodge in that Cool Black Coal Smoke.
Very Unexpected with my old Bronco.
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Unread 09-21-2012, 01:01 AM   #228
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So tonight a buddy of mine from work came over after we got off and we got a lot done. We worked for about 2 hours abd got the Advanced adapters shift linkage installed. The install went smooth and without any hickups

Also talked to Sean from Jeff Daniels and he sent me the picture of my new pulling slave cylinder.


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I attempted to use the stock pushing slave but it just wouldnt work without interfering massively with the drive shaft. If the jeep was gonna be a mall crawler then no problems. But i have full intentions of making that Cummins work for its living.

Papitt. I cant wait to roll some smoke.

I have an awesome suprise in store for the exhaust stack for everyone. I think my idea will set the jeep off when done. But ya'll are gonna have to wait to see it
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Unread 09-21-2012, 01:07 AM   #229
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Everyone thanks again for all of the great comments.

I am not sure if i am going to make the Jeff Daniels show this month. If i dont make it i will be very disappointed however i am not about to maiden voyage Oscar 9 hours from home base...


I would like to make the offroad trip in November. Oscar should def be done by then.
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Unread 09-21-2012, 04:58 PM   #230
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do you plan to weld a small bead around the ends of your radiator hoses. I feel like they would come loss if you dont give the hose clamp something to grab on to.
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Unread 09-21-2012, 05:37 PM   #231
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Yes i actually i plan on making a tool much like what jeffery 2.0 did for his piping
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Unread 09-21-2012, 11:06 PM   #232
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I am an idiot. You are Jeffery 2.0. I will do my pipes like you did!!!!
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Unread 09-22-2012, 10:58 AM   #233
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I am an idiot. You are Jeffery 2.0. I will do my pipes like you did!!!!
LOL I was wondering if you were going to notice that.
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Unread 09-22-2012, 11:34 AM   #234
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10-3-TJ what axles are in this beast?
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Unread 09-22-2012, 03:40 PM   #235
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I am running a ford 8.8 in the rear and a hp30 in the front. The front is aussie locked and limted slip in the rear. 4.10 gears
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Unread 09-22-2012, 06:47 PM   #236
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Do you think the hp30 is up to it?
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Unread 09-23-2012, 04:37 PM   #237
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I think the hp30 will last for a while. Although the type of wheeling and how hard i decide to push the skinny pedal can drastically reduce the 30's life span.

I have also considered that the extra weight on the cummins may also contribute to a shorter life span.

The way i look at it is, if and when it starts becoming unreliable i will upgrade to something stronger.
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Unread 09-23-2012, 04:46 PM   #238
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I ended up with a 44 and a 70
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Unread 09-23-2012, 04:53 PM   #239
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Nice. Sir..

When i bought the Jeep i would have never guessed where it would be headed to. So its hard saying what i will end up with.

See how long the 8.8 lasts. I havent seen many people complaining about busting them.
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Unread 09-23-2012, 05:22 PM   #240
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Nice
I went the route I am because I got them for 300 out of a f250 so it was a steel
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