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14bff and 56" rear springs complete, with pics

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by 85mudblazin, Jan 30, 2005.

  1. 85mudblazin

    85mudblazin 1/2 ton status

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    I finished installing my 14bff with 4.88 gears and my 56" rear springs with a shackle flip using 2wd fornt hangers. Its so awesome and I got the lift height perfect, the front is 1/4" higher than the rear :D
    Just need to get my new driveshaft shortened and hook up the shick and go for a drive :)
    Here is the link to the pics
    14bff and 56" spring install
     
  2. Esteban86K5

    Esteban86K5 1/2 ton status

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    Looks good. What are the mounts from? Front 2WD?

    Do you plan on adding any bracing from the bottom of the frame to the back of them mount like stock? It just seems like it's a lot of force to be putting on 4 bolts.

    Not a put down just a suggestion.:D
     
  3. AkMudr

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    Shibby!!!!! Was the bright red finger part of the install? I'm guessing so LOL.
     
  4. 85mudblazin

    85mudblazin 1/2 ton status

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    Yea the mounts are off a 2wd and they are the rear spring front mount.

    Yea I am adding a brace out of 3x3 angle iron, I just finished cutting it actually :)
     
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    85mudblazin 1/2 ton status

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    yup thats what happens when a 10b drope on your finger :mad:
    Hurts bad, I think the tip is broken :crazy:
     
  6. Esteban86K5

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    Glad to hear it. Great job!!
     
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    Owe ****. I know how you feel. I was poppin wheel studs outta my 10B to change the rotor...yeh..I missed..
     
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    looks good

    what are you doing for a front axle?
     
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    im just gonna re-gear the front to 4.88 and leave it be untill I can afford a D60
     
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    cool

    are you gona convert to 8 lug or just leave it 6?
     
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    whos black rim? It looks good with the black rim:cool1:
     
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    yup going to convert the front to 8 lug.
    Those are my new rims I bought from summit, they came white but I painted them black :) I like them :D
     
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    nice:waytogo: did you use the stock shackles from rear?
     
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    Are you sure that your new hangers are from a 2 wheel drive? They look more like the tall ones used for the front mount on 4x4 trucks.







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    I am pretty sure they are, there are two different sizes athat are used one is the size of mine and another is alot longer that you have to trim the tops off to fit.
    And yes that is using the stock hanger, but they hit under full flex so I am going to fab up some new ones. :)
     
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    Okay cool!
     

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