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Almost done shaving the 14 bolt

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by sled_dog, Sep 12, 2003.

  1. sled_dog

    sled_dog 1 ton status

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    So much fun, I can't wait to do the rest of the fun stuff on the K5. Used a sawzall, hack saw, and big old angle grinder. need a new disc or I would be done. My back hurt when I was done cause I was bent over the axle for about 30 minutes straight. Shaved to about the "washer" part of the bolt and plan on going just a tiny bit more and rouding the bottom of the housing as much as I can. I really want to start crawling and trail riding so ground clearance will be a plus.
     
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    My back hurt when I was done cause I was bent over the axle for about 30 minutes straight.

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    Here's a hint from an old man: /forums/images/graemlins/wink.gif Get a stool or bucket to sit on and you won't have to bend over when you work on stuff like that. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    yeah it was one of those cases where I figure oh I will just do it for like a minute then come back to it some other time. When I really thought about how long it took me, I was at it for an hour! haha
     
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    Here's some pics of mine-
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    Gained almost an inch, and of course, the lip is gone. Thats the best part. Good that you're doin the same. /forums/images/graemlins/pimp1.gif
     
  5. sled_dog

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    did the samething as me too, shaving other parts like ribbing and all as well.
     
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    shaving other parts like ribbing and all as well

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    Not a good idea...at least in some parts. Basically the only one I would think to get rid of is the one that runs along the bottom of the housing to the pinion...but WHY?!?! Put the grinder down, it's fine. /forums/images/graemlins/smirk.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    I always go overboard /forums/images/graemlins/smile.gif Thats the only one I did any rael grinding on. And just like smoothed the casting ridge as I can see KidJethro did. I have a lot of work left on the lip. People yell at me a lot cause I just sit and slave over little meaningless crap for like hours. Like when I do a motor swap if the motor is dirty i spend hours with a can of carb cleaner and a rag just scrubbing it.
     
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    I did mine the easy way....

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    cheater... if only I had a mill, so much I would use that for.
     

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