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Reaper
08-17-2008, 01:10 PM
Test running the truck on some dirt and a few small hills making sure there is no binding and 4x4 works


4wheel drive works better if you have both hubs locked in!!!!
came up the first hill and spun the back tires abit and thought great somethings wrong with the 4x4 got to the top had a look around and realized I only locked one hub in Doh!!!

I thought my boys deserved to be mentioned as part of the build team seen as how they did do alot of helping grinding, wheel removal and draging the old parts off the driveway.

rear doesnt flex as much as I thought it shoud but the shackles still need a bit of tweaking and front shocks are limmitng the droop a bit as well

http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i313/malaktrizan/Diesel%20Beast/DSCF2444.jpg

http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i313/malaktrizan/Diesel%20Beast/DSCF2445.jpg

http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i313/malaktrizan/Diesel%20Beast/DSCF2446.jpg

http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i313/malaktrizan/Diesel%20Beast/DSCF2450.jpg

The Build Team
http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i313/malaktrizan/Diesel%20Beast/DSCF2455.jpg

posing for the cam
http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i313/malaktrizan/Diesel%20Beast/DSCF2458.jpg

theborges
08-17-2008, 05:26 PM
looks really good. Nice work

longhorn
08-17-2008, 05:31 PM
What year 7.3 did you put in it?

sj-x 500
08-17-2008, 05:56 PM
where is the black smoke?

Big Mitch
08-17-2008, 07:21 PM
looks good

Reaper
08-17-2008, 08:09 PM
What year 7.3 did you put in it?

its hard to say what year exactly it was swapped in to a truck when I got it somewhere around 89 I think

Reaper
08-17-2008, 08:09 PM
where is the black smoke?

its hiding it was shy for the camera

RIFF RAFF
08-17-2008, 08:51 PM
awesome build team[36] [36] [36]

MikeWild
08-17-2008, 09:19 PM
it's the visor that really makes the build complete! :D


Glad to see she's finally rolling! [cheers]

Reaper
08-17-2008, 10:03 PM
it's the visor that really makes the build complete! :D


Glad to see she's finally rolling! [cheers]

oh yeah that visor adds 100hp turn the lights on and it s 150hp

Reaper
08-17-2008, 10:05 PM
yup my build team was quite awsome to good helpers and a very patient wife

it just feels good to be done (for Now!!)

and reading that others think it is good makes it feel even better

thanks for the coments