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Unread 05-29-2014, 07:11 AM   #15766
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Got this far. Time to quit for tonight, gittin hungry. image-2709797092.jpg

Just found something kinda fruity in the rag box to keep the dust off.

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Unread 05-29-2014, 10:04 AM   #15767
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Gazzo, what is that syringe thing?
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Unread 05-29-2014, 12:31 PM   #15768
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Worked on the carb again. Idled great, took it for a ride , idled real bad....

But any ride topless is great.

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Unread 05-29-2014, 02:10 PM   #15769
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Worked on the carb again. Idled great, took it for a ride , idled real bad.... But any ride topless is great.
Nice looking 5!
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Unread 05-29-2014, 05:45 PM   #15770
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Went to drop off a new oil pan an gasket to the shop that is rebuilding my motor, saw this '42 sitting outside waiting to get worked on.
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Unread 05-29-2014, 06:09 PM   #15771
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I fozzy locked the front axle.
I got a lot of mixed opinions on it ( mostly saying not to do it...)
But.... It was free! And only took a few hours. And I can still add a luchbox locker just as easily as if I didn't lock it.

So far, it's working!
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Unread 05-29-2014, 06:41 PM   #15772
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Gazzo, what is that syringe thing?
That's the syringe I use to squirt little bits of oil around the place, could use a proper oil can but I don't have one of those.
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Unread 05-29-2014, 06:42 PM   #15773
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But any ride topless is great.
Amen brother
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Unread 05-30-2014, 12:42 AM   #15774
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Big night, got the clutch in, tranny in, 1-piece axles in. All that's left is to rebuild and bleed the rear drums (and refill fluids) and back on the road! I have a free Saturday finally, so hoping for a Saturday evening drive! Haven't driven her in a year thanks to work out of town, I'm so excited to find the next thing to fix lol
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Unread 05-30-2014, 10:32 AM   #15775
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I fozzy locked the front axle.
I got a lot of mixed opinions on it ( mostly saying not to do it...)
But.... It was free! And only took a few hours. And I can still add a luchbox locker just as easily as if I didn't lock it.

So far, it's working!
Please tell me you welded the spider gears together too right? I usually weld the spider gears together then weld the spider gears to the case. I've had them break loose before and cause some carnage if I did any less. Running my rear Dana 60 ff like that right now. Street and trail use and it's doing amazing.
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Unread 05-30-2014, 10:53 AM   #15776
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Please tell me you welded the spider gears together too right? I usually weld the spider gears together then weld the spider gears to the case. I've had them break loose before and cause some carnage if I did any less. Running my rear Dana 60 ff like that right now. Street and trail use and it's doing amazing.
No, I only filled in the side gears, to leave a little play in them.
I'm not convinced it's all that strong of a design either... But, a quick googling of "Fozzy locker" seems to show it's working for a lot of people, and I'm not doing any rock crawling, so I should be fairly easy on it.

After I get some other expenses/projects taken care of, I'll probably swap it out for an Aussie anyway
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Unread 05-30-2014, 11:02 AM   #15777
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No, I only filled in the side gears, to leave a little play in them.
I'm not convinced it's all that strong of a design either... But, a quick googling of "Fozzy locker" seems to show it's working for a lot of people, and I'm not doing any rock crawling, so I should be fairly easy on it.

After I get some other expenses/projects taken care of, I'll probably swap it out for an Aussie anyway
I'd just take it easy on it for now. The jarring hit of it suddenly catching can shear the teeth or at worst grenade the gears. Did that before in my bronco I used to have. Not fun at all
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Unread 05-30-2014, 11:11 AM   #15778
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I'd just take it easy on it for now. The jarring hit of it suddenly catching can shear the teeth or at worst grenade the gears. Did that before in my bronco I used to have. Not fun at all
Will do! 90% of the time I'm in the woods around here, I don't even bother locking the hubs anyway. But I figure this will help that 10% of the time I need the extra traction.

Between the front locker, brand new 32" mud terrains, and soon to come, a winch... That should open up a lot of trails around here that I've always avoided!
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Unread 05-30-2014, 08:57 PM   #15779
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Went to drop off a new oil pan an gasket to the shop that is rebuilding my motor, saw this '42 sitting outside waiting to get worked on.
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Unread 05-30-2014, 10:00 PM   #15780
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I spent the first full day driving it! After engine rebuild, weber carb. reworked frontend, total rewiring, and fabricated dash/instrument pannel. Its been 6 months since she's seen something other than the inside of my shop. Man its about time!
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