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**PICS** of my welded D60 Frontend...

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Poohbair, Jan 5, 2005.

  1. Poohbair

    Poohbair 1/2 ton status

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    Thanks to SeattleK5 for doing the welding:grin: ... I am probably gonna break lots of axles in the front, but don't think I am gonna break the welds...:grin:

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  2. shane74

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    DANG! That looks like it'll hold up pretty good. You need to have an open carrier to weld it up..right?
     
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    Thats like a 50lb box of rods. Cool.
     
  4. sweetk30

    sweetk30 professional hooker Premium Member

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    axle removal info

    looks like you will have to use a log skider to remove the broken shafts if the didnt get welded in there. good luck:grin: :grin:
     
  5. Poohbair

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    Nah, I pulled the carrier out before it got welded. I put the shafts back in last night and they just slid right in! I am hoping to get my spindle bearings today so I can finish putting it together.
     
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    white-rhyno 1/2 ton status

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    nice....
     
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    Thats what I want to do to my rear end this spring.
     
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    jekbrown I am CK5 Premium Member GMOTM Winner Author

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    uhhh... why?

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  10. Poohbair

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    I think the better question is why not? Sure, it will push in the corners... big deal. I look at it as if I don't like it I am out NOTHING and just replace it all w/ a Detroit... so I may as well try it and see how I like it before I dump 500 bucks in a locker, or even $325 for a Lockrite...
    I don't have $$ falling out of my a$$, and I have built my ENTIRE truck for under 2500 bucks (including 38's, Hummer rims, Beadlocks,Hydro assist, full cage, crossover,and 1ton stuff) so why start spending lots of money now when I can get pretty much the same result for nothing!! So I have to run trails w/ a hub unlocked... big deal.
     
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    mmmm, ok.
     
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    Nice pics. I've never actually seen it done (newbie) so that really puts it in perspective. Funny how you read and talk about things al of the time and a simple pic explains so much.
     

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