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Unread 01-22-2014, 06:57 PM   #31
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back to the knuckles situation. i stole this picture off the web but it shows my point. the knuckle on the left, see how low the tierod mount is on the knuckle. now compare that to the f250 knuckle on the right. this arm is higher than the other. now with my situation, my reid knuckle follows after the knuckle on the right with the height of the arm. i plan on running the f150 knuckle on the drivers side, which in the picture is the left hand knuckle. other than looking funny from the tierod being different heights, will this cause anything??

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Unread 03-11-2014, 07:31 PM   #32
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Not much of an update. Been spending a lot of money and time on the mudtruck. But did replace the lower steering column bearing and steering shaft today, wow what a difference!!! To anyone who has loose steering, check the lower bearing and steering shaft ujoints. Mine were completely toast so I finally fixed them. Best $180 I have spent in a while for drivability.
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Unread 04-06-2014, 06:31 AM   #33
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finally got my front axle. it needs cleaned up a little. i wont start working on this till about the end of next month have to get the 2 other trucks done first but they MUST be done by around the middle of next month. will keep this updated once things start to get rollin.
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Unread 06-06-2014, 08:44 PM   #34
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Small update, im gonna have to get my a** in gear and start working on this. Got my rear axle done and ready to go in to set the perches. Installed the Yukon cromolly shafts, New wheel cylinders and drums. Brought the front axle in and started stripping it. Prob Will finish stripping it tomorrow. Reason I'm getting to it now is my rear end is on its way out. The pinion bearings went out in it and wore the gears funny. had it apart tonight and tried resetting the gears but they are too far gone... Will keep this updated as I go!
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Unread 09-20-2014, 04:59 PM   #35
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well its been a while since i posted last. have been busy with the mud toys but finally got around to working on the jeep. i got the rear axle in and set but dont have anything welded yet, i had to move the jeep backwards to start on the front and the only tires i had to bolt on was a set of 42s so on they went and holy crap they fit!!! have to do some work on the front still before it is ready to go in. this thing is a little taller that i though it was going to be!!! im hoping it will settle some. i also moved the rear axle back some so now i have to get the rear shaft lengthened..
1- old rear axle out
2- new rear axle in
3- wheels i am using, it will be a little wide
4- roller tires on
5- rear shot of the 42s
6- pulling the front axle
7- front axle out waiting on the new one
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