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Thanx DIY4x4!! B-52s PICS!!

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by blazd88, Dec 1, 2006.

  1. blazd88

    blazd88 1/2 ton status

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    Just finished (for the most part) my B-52 swap. This kit was beautiful and made the swap a bit easier than a normal 52" swap. I did have to do a bit of clearancing for my weld on frame repair kit and the B-52 kit to fit but other than that its perfect. I ordered the kit with the 7.25" shackles and love every bit. Thanx Kurt!!!!:bow: My cast Ford shock towers showed up today so this will be updated with the progress.
    The start...(air hammer really helped with rivots)
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    First side done, trying to decide on which mounting position.(theres alot)
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    So my 4" springs sagged a bit through the years lol.
    After doing both sides and it settling a bit the shackle angle sucked. Moved everything forward and bingo.
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    muddybuddy 3/4 ton status

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    are u using stock 52's or lifted ones? looks good. get some flex pics :)
     
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    nvrenuf NONE shall pass! Premium Member

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    Are those stock 52's or lifted? Any pics of the shackle angles static position?

    Nice lookin truck, btw. :wink1:
     
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    nvrenuf NONE shall pass! Premium Member

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    Looks really good. How much back spacing are you at on your recented rims?
     
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    So you are using b52s, with 52" 4" lift springs and 7.25" shackles? What approx amount of lift does this provide?
     
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    The springs are the original rears out of the blazer(been rinning 56s in the rear for a while). The springs and B-52 kit are mounted all the way forward at this point. The last pic of the shackle is how it is now. Before the springs were about an 1/8" away from the frame. Oh and the H1s are original backspacing.
     
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    Ah, I see it now. Its dark in the pic and your two-tone rims made me think they were re-centered.
    Thanks
     
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    Wow, that looks really good.:waytogo:

    How big are the spacers in the front to run H1's with no backspacing? I run re-centered H1's...was afraid of the big spacers...
     
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    I think he's running a DRW 60 and 4" spacer out back
     
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    Oh yeah duh, I remember now...a much smarter way to go...If I ever bend a rim I am bummed...Thanks, sorry for detracting from the cool B52 thread...
     
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    Ya its a DRW D60 and a van width 14ff out back. Its a bit narrower but it doesnt bother me that much. Ive thought of running a HD D70 and running some stupid gears but one thing at a time right. I just got done dropping some coin on some steel for sliders and a drive shaft. So Im happy with it this way for now.
     

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