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axle swap and lift progress pics!!!

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by wraenking, Jan 16, 2005.

  1. wraenking

    wraenking 1/2 ton status

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    well, its been all sitting in my garage for a while now, and finally got the time to start this. i want to thank paul (ryoken) for all the help he has gave me in the past, and to all my buds helping out this weekend. (especially my mechaninc friend who laughs at my tools) lol

    heres a one of when i first got her, the rest are of this weekend getting the 14 bolt in!!!

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  2. wraenking

    wraenking 1/2 ton status

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    heres the rest

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  3. 85mudblazin

    85mudblazin 1/2 ton status

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    Are those the TSM calipers?? Have you hooked up the e-brake yet??
    looks good :)
     
  4. jekquistk5

    jekquistk5 Weld nekid Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    Hopefully I'll be doing that in two weeks, as long as no "unexpected" bills come up!!! but there probably will. :doah: :doah:
     
  5. wraenking

    wraenking 1/2 ton status

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    dont know what you mean by tsm i know they are 76-78 oem caddy eldorado calipers. im using the original emergency brake cables, the way JMS did his. ill get more detailed pics when im done. it feels so good to be getting this done finally!!
     
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    85mudblazin 1/2 ton status

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    Did you get the calipers used??
     
  7. wraenking

    wraenking 1/2 ton status

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    bought some used off of car-part.com , but i was twiddling with them and the cylanders came out, and i couldnt get them back in so i used them as cores at autozone. i feel better knowing i got new ones.
     
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    Ha Ha Ha

    Didn't you read the FAQ? DON'T MESS WITH THE LEVERS! :D

    Truck looks great. Hopefully mine will look similar in a few months.
     
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    ryoken Puppy Fabricator Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    yeah, sorry i wasn't able to stop by Tom... looks good man...

    next weekend i'll help ya iron out any bugs...
     
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    very nice!! :saweet:
     
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    What kind of wheels are they? I like!
     
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    SHWINGG! Looks bad a$$ bro!
     
  13. wraenking

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    35" pro comp mud terrains.
     
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    That 14b looks clean. How was the disc conversion...difficult? Id like info from you if you dont mind, hit me up on PM!
     
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    excellent work. i am glad you were able to get some extra hands in there.
    sorry i couldnt make it , just too far. i wanted to help to , just to get the experience for when i do mine very very soon.
    i finally found some rims i could afford. :thumb:
     
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    Very nice. I like the all black. :waytogo:
     
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    i agree! good choice :bow:
     
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    I think black looks good on everything :thumb:
     

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