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Unread 10-13-2012, 04:28 PM   #16936
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spent the day wrenching on something a bit different.

My buddy's 67 Sweptline. D200, camper special.

He wanted to lower it, so we started out by taking off the overload springs and removing the 2 smallest leafs from the spring packs. There were three springs that werent clamed into the packs, so we removed 2 of those. Dropped the back about 1.5" at the bumper.




Came out to sit pretty much 100% level now, which is better, front needs the same trearment though, the gap in the wheel wells up there is huge



I feel bad, being a camper special its somewhat rare...and its a D200 so its a freakin 3/4 ton with overload springs, and all he wants to do is get it lower and put 5 lugs on it. Dibs on the rear axle if he does!

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Unread 10-13-2012, 04:41 PM   #16937
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What's it previously white? With a 318? I had one just like it a few years back.
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Unread 10-13-2012, 05:23 PM   #16938
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Well?
I left him a message about an hour ago. I'm about to start calling from my wife's phone to see if I can get ahold of someone.
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Unread 10-13-2012, 06:11 PM   #16939
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spent the day wrenching on something a bit different.

My buddy's 67 Sweptline. D200, camper special.

He wanted to lower it, so we started out by taking off the overload springs and removing the 2 smallest leafs from the spring packs. There were three springs that werent clamed into the packs, so we removed 2 of those. Dropped the back about 1.5" at the bumper.

Came out to sit pretty much 100% level now, which is better, front needs the same trearment though, the gap in the wheel wells up there is huge

I feel bad, being a camper special its somewhat rare...and its a D200 so its a freakin 3/4 ton with overload springs, and all he wants to do is get it lower and put 5 lugs on it. Dibs on the rear axle if he does!
That truck should be lifted..... With 38s
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Unread 10-13-2012, 06:54 PM   #16940
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That truck should be lifted..... With 38s
Yeah! Lifted 2wd on 38's EXTREMEEEEEEEEEEEEE
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Unread 10-13-2012, 07:40 PM   #16941
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Did it used to be white with an old style 318?
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Unread 10-13-2012, 07:43 PM   #16942
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it was like a piss yellow i guess.

and yes it has a 318. he bought it from a guy stationed at nellis some years ago.
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Unread 10-13-2012, 11:36 PM   #16943
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Yeah! Lifted 2wd on 38's EXTREMEEEEEEEEEEEEE
Are you saying there's something wrong with that? Here's 2wd on 37's with 700hp... I wouldn't kick it out of the garage myself...

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Unread 10-13-2012, 11:41 PM   #16944
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Are you saying there's something wrong with that? Here's 2wd on 37's with 700hp... I wouldn't kick it out of the garage myself...
Unidentified object in low-earth orbit.....
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Unread 10-14-2012, 10:45 AM   #16945
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Redbull Stratos launch occurred. The jump will happen today!
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My issue was I couldn't get the balls centered. I had to use some extra force to get everything lined up right. It didn't take me long.


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Unread 10-14-2012, 11:16 AM   #16946
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Redbull Stratos launch occurred. The jump will happen today!
That's what I'm watching
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Unread 10-14-2012, 12:40 PM   #16947
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Almost there!
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No one really knows the reason for LCOG Jeeps.

Its so short ****s like me and you can still get in.
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My issue was I couldn't get the balls centered. I had to use some extra force to get everything lined up right. It didn't take me long.


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Unread 10-14-2012, 02:31 PM   #16948
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He jumped and landed safely. It appears as though he did break the speed of sound but did not have the longest free-fall. He has highest balloon flight and highest skydive.
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Its so short ****s like me and you can still get in.
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My issue was I couldn't get the balls centered. I had to use some extra force to get everything lined up right. It didn't take me long.


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Unread 10-14-2012, 05:32 PM   #16949
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Mach 1.24, highest manned balloon flight, highest skydive! Missed longest free fall.
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Unread 10-14-2012, 11:17 PM   #16950
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If someone here gets them, I'd like to buy one center cap.
I just spent the last hour tearing apart my garage looking for the one cap that I still have. I have no freaking clue where I put that damn thing. When it turns up, I will get it to you.
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My issue was I couldn't get the balls centered. I had to use some extra force to get everything lined up right. It didn't take me long.


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