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Well here it is finally! I bought this little diamond in the rough back in November '12 for $3200 I think. No body rust or frame rust at all! Had 235k miles on the odometer. They PO told me it ran, it drove, but it just didn't stop. Come to find out the brakes were shot on all four corners, the fronts were froze and the rear shoes were falling apart..


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Had a leaky gas tank..

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The shoes fell apart as I took the drum off.

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All the junk and gunk from inside the drums.

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Got everything nice and cleaned up and replaced.

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Rusted out brake transmission cooler line. Someone tried to clamp it to shop the leak.

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This is how she was sitting prior to my deployment.

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looks like a great start to a fun project keep the pictures coming
Its been fun so far. I just picked up an ax15 off eBay for $181 shipped. It needs to be rebuilt so the auto to manual swap will be the next step for me. Also looking into the stroker kits..
 

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I put some EBC shoes and rotors on.


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Picked up and installed these smoked lights.

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Installed a RC 4" lift

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Put some 32 TSLs with MT 15x8 wheels

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And the final product. Well I suppose its never really even finished.

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I like the LEDs, each his own

You put a slipyoke eliminator in there? and I assume the Dana35 is stock?
 

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That thing looks pretty sweet, nice color I guess great minds think alike. Also how did you mount that 50? I just orderd one and I don't want to spend another $120 for mounts
 

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looks good. im not a fan of the LED bars but still a nice truck
Thank you, I love the lights, personally I think they look better than round lights.

Herr is the difference from my regular head lights and the bar. I still don't have the small lights wired up.


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I like the LEDs, each his own

You put a slipyoke eliminator in there? and I assume the Dana35 is stock?
No I haven't installed a sye yet. I ordered all these things while I was deployed and was wanting to get the sye and drive shaft from tom woods but couldn't be there to measure for the driveshaft so I just dropped the case. I'm am in the process of gathering all the parts to swap to an ax15. Just received the trans today! As for the axles they are stock.
 

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That Joop is pretty sweet. Nice job!
 

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That thing looks pretty sweet, nice color I guess great minds think alike. Also how did you mount that 50? I just orderd one and I don't want to spend another $120 for mounts
Haha thanks! I believe they do think alike.

I got the mount from this guy. I'm not sure the cost of it though. Personally I love the mount, one of them were not bent correctly or to much but was able to make it work.

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NICE!!!!!!!,,i did,nt think the led,s were that great untill i saw one like yours on a razer,,,,,if i had the cash i would have them...
 

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NICE!!!!!!!,,i did,nt think the led,s were that great untill i saw one like yours on a razer,,,,,if i had the cash i would have them...
I'm thoroughly pleased and surprised by the lights. I'm anxious to get the two bottom lights wired up!
 

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Not really an update, but I just recently moved back to Oklahoma and there was an ice storm here last week. Well I captured this picture that I think turned out pretty good

 

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Not really an update, but I just recently moved back to Oklahoma and there was an ice storm here last week. Well I captured this picture that I think turned out pretty good

Awesome!

Looks like it should belong to Snow Miser (from The Year Without a Christmas):
 

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Awesome!

Looks like it should belong to Snow Miser (from The Year Without a Christmas):
Thats funny! I didn't even think about that
 
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