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12 Bolt Axle Truss PIC

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by Depdog, Oct 23, 2000.

  1. Depdog

    Depdog 1/2 ton status Author

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    Here is a shot of the over the axle truss I made and installed on my rear 12 bolt on Friday, wheeled the hell out of it on Sat and 0 problems. I will move the bump stops however, they will get worn out in no time if I dont.

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  2. Burt4x4

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    Cool dude!!
    Should keep your 12er from smilin at ya.
    Mine cracked at the housing were the axel tube slides in and wow what a smile it was givving me!! ofcoarse all I had on my face was a [​IMG]

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  3. Emmettology 101

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    tRustyK5 Big meanie Staff Member Super Moderator GMOTM Winner Author

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    Cool truss, I always wondered why all the kits were under the axle. That never made any sense to me. Yours definitely looks stout![​IMG]
    Hey do think you could get us a pic of the other side of the axle so we could check out the way you mounted your shocks?
    Thanks

    Rene

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  5. Jeff427

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    I'm with tRustyK5, show us a pic of the front, I would like to see your shock mounts too.

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  6. CK5

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    Cool Dep!
    I am having my RS9012 rear shocks mounted similar to Deps as we speak and will take a pic tonight of the new mounts. I decided to take it in and have a shop do this mod, mostly because I have no time anymore and I want to treat myself to someone else wrenching on it for a change. I will do the front 9012 install though with Ford extended front shock mounts, maybe this coming weekend, then I have to install the remote controller, does it ever end?

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  7. Depdog

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    Thanks for the compliments, if you go to the project vehicle page of this site and click on project BEAST, you can see 2 photos of the shock mount setup and allot more of the stuff I have done.

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