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Tow Rig

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by ProJunkRacing, Feb 13, 2006.

  1. ProJunkRacing

    ProJunkRacing 1/2 ton status

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    Well I just got home from work not to long ago got my truck all fixed now i just have a short list of what next here is what i did and my costs

    Idler Arm
    Pitman Arm
    Both Inner Tie Rod Ends
    Driver Side upper Ball Joint
    And Parts cost me Like 116
    Labor would up being a total of 7.3 Hrs due to the "knockouts for alignment and having to remove the steering gear box . but i paid like 240 or so For all the labor since i work at a shop we get a discount.

    so also i got me some new tires

    33/12.5/R15 BFG AT's
    like 149 or so a pop so yeah here are some pics

    tommorow it gets a good cleaning a power stering pump a belt and a tune up with parts from the trail rig.

    also soon to get a body lift if i dont crank the torsion bars up

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  2. ProJunkRacing

    ProJunkRacing 1/2 ton status

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    more pics

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  3. ProJunkRacing

    ProJunkRacing 1/2 ton status

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    and some more

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  4. ProJunkRacing

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    and lastly

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  5. 91k2500

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    Sounds familiar. I just replaced on my 91 k2500 tow rig: upper control arm bushings, all the balljoints, the idler arm, and the sway bar bushings. Then again my junk has like 375k miles. Drives like new again doesn't it :D

    Oh yah, I also got some BFG at's, but mine in the 35x12.5 flavor.
     
  6. ProJunkRacing

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    what do you think ?
    yeah mine has 211,000 and it drives like new for sure it is nice differance of night and day
     
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    I dunno, not a member can't see the pics. :doah: You can email em to me?
     
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    is that a Western plow frame? anybody know? i might know a guy interested in it if it was, and you wanted to take it off. :whistle:
     
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    all i can say is:

    i sure as hell dont miss working on rusty ass trucks.
     
  10. 85burbanator

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    i sure as hell dont miss those lifts. my old boss always made me pull vehicles on that style hoist to remove gas tanks and other work. its a major PITA to take a side saddle gas tank out on one of those hoists. i like those tires better then the other ones thouh. mke the truck look little better.
     
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    looks almost identicle to my western uni-mount plow mount, well the part that the plow hooks to anyway.
     
  12. ProJunkRacing

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    yes it is but i am looking for a western plow lol
     
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    i like that rack but it is an alignment rack and one of the mechanics is a prissy beotch and he was pissed about me using that rack said i should have used a 2 post in ground in stead of tieing up that rack it made his "truck " alighments harder on the other rack
     
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    I need to replace the pitman on my 94 again. Im sitting at 212000, about 10k on a crate motor, and 4k on a rebuilt tranny. I like it. More or less cuz I dont have a car payment.
     
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    rjfguitar 3/4 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    What is that "reddish brown" stuff that appears to be eating at the paint? I have never seen that on a vehicle before....:p: :haha:
     
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    ok wise guy we here in the mid west have a thing it is a swear werd you will cuss about around here it is called . ...... R$#T aka rust it sucks but yeah it eats just about everything esp with all the road salt used around here.
     

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