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Sniff Sniif...finished downgrading my truck today

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Chaz88K5, Apr 19, 2003.

  1. Chaz88K5

    Chaz88K5 1/2 ton status

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    Welp the time came last weekend and this weekend to down grade my truck..i pulled out the Dana60 w/4:56 gears and the 14 bolt in the rear with the detroit and put in a Dana 44 with no locker in the front with 4:10 gears and and 14 bolt with a limited silp in the rear..wow..i hate it...i tried climbing just a small dirt pile that i had no problem goin over the top of with little to no effort and now its all about grab 2nd and peel out because i cant crawl nothin now...its sooo depressing..sniff sniff i want my lockers and gears back..but any way...its all goin to be for the better..there is a competition rock buggy in the works so thats were the axles are headed..plan on competing in Aug at the Cal Rocs competition in Truckee Ca..if i can bust ass and get it done in time
     
  2. uglychevyZZ4

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    hope the buggy shows soon, i wanna see pics!
    Considering you are the flatulance king, i get worried seeing a title " sniff-sniff " /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif
     
  3. Chaz88K5

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    so far the specs are goin to be (parts already have in hand):

    1992 Chevy 4.3 Vortec
    Atlas II 4.3 gearing
    Dana 60 front with arb and 4.56
    14 bolt rear with detroit
    sm465 tranny
    racerunner coil overs 14" front 16" rear
    3 link suspension
    ..and the frame is a toyota frame cut off right after the front seats and the rest is all tube no body what so ever.
    BFG krawlers with allied bead locks (thanks ORD)
    Beard Racing seats
    CNC cutting brake
    CCCHHHAAAZZZZZZ MMMOORRRRRAAAY Rear disc brake setup
    willwood brake and clutch pedals and M/Cs
    but i should have it ready for a shake down run at blazer fest in holister...so i need people to tell me where to go...i need something that will for sure break it so i can get the bugs out of it before the competition in aug. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    but i should have it ready for a shake down run at blazer fest in holister

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    Sounds like you need an official press hound riding shotgun for a couple of minutes.
     
  5. Chaz88K5

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    but i should have it ready for a shake down run at blazer fest in holister

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    Sounds like you need an official press hound riding shotgun for a couple of minutes.

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    be ready to flip over...i plan on being on my lid a few times.. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
  6. Bubba Ray Boudreaux

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    be ready to flip over...i plan on being on my lid a few times..

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    I can relate the story better if I live the action.
     
  7. CHEVY 4WD

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    4.3 gearing sm465 4.56
    what size tires? ITS GONNA BE LOW /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
  8. Chaz88K5

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    4.3 gearing sm465 4.56
    what size tires? ITS GONNA BE LOW

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    runnin the 37" BFG Krawlers..low is what ya want for this application if my math is correct i should have a crawl ratio of 127:1
     
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    Yea I know its gonna be sweet for crawling
     
  10. ducttape114

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    sounds like its gonna be cool!! how about some pics?
     
  11. Chaz88K5

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    nope no pics..show up to blazer fest you and you will see it right now its basicly a bare tube frame, and all the rest of the parts scattered around the shop..suspension set up time next weekend /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    sounds good to me. i look forward to meeting you,
    Mr. CHHAAAAAAAAAAAAZZZZZZZZZ MOOOOOOOOOOOORRRRRRRAAYYY(sp?)
     
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    HELL YES! Sounds like a BAD MO FO!!
    Krawlers ROCK!!
     
  14. Chaz88K5

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    i hope its the big bad mo fo how i have it planned out in my head...now just gettin the steel to do what i want it to do /forums/images/graemlins/tongue.gif...but last night a made a little progress...cut off the old 1/4 eliptical suspension off the rear on one side then started cutting a coil bucket off and then ran out of gas...so i was done for the night... /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     

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