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Old 11-22-2019, 05:26 PM   #3176
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Today was a rare exception, everything went right. Double flare on the rear axle worked first time, brakes are done, and clamped to the frame rail with totally stainless 3/16" clamps. I'll let them bleed them. 5th or 6th time on the power steering belt tensioned up today, both belts are now done. Just waiting on some parts I lost (u-bolts) for the drive shaft, and PTO cover plate gasket, both found locally. rear diff. cover sealed up, and both shocks are mounted
also mounted the remote tank for the hydro boost

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Now its time for some R&R, thanks giving then a florida trip for a week, hope the fish are biting, and not the bugs

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Old 11-22-2019, 08:16 PM   #3177
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Old 11-22-2019, 09:22 PM   #3178
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Old 11-23-2019, 02:33 PM   #3179
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Thanks Jesse, its so close I can feel it, but I hate to leave it for two weeks
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Old 11-23-2019, 02:48 PM   #3180
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Today was a rare exception, everything went right. Double flare on the rear axle worked first time, brakes are done, and clamped to the frame rail with totally stainless 3/16" clamps. I'll let them bleed them. 5th or 6th time on the power steering belt tensioned up today, both belts are now done. Just waiting on some parts I lost (u-bolts) for the drive shaft, and PTO cover plate gasket, both found locally. rear diff. cover sealed up, and both shocks are mounted .....also mounted the remote tank for the hydro boost...
Congrats. Doesn't if feel good to get a win. I'm still seeing failed flares in my nightmares. Enjoy your success and your well earned break.
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Old 11-23-2019, 08:14 PM   #3181
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Congrats. Doesn't if feel good to get a win. I'm still seeing failed flares in my nightmares. Enjoy your success and your well earned break.
Thank you, and thanks for entertaining me with your two unbelievable builds.

My last flare, I was laying on my creeper upside down and backwards, not seeing clearly as my bifocals were coming in and out of range, working in the dark with a little flashlight, afraid to unclamp the flaring tool.

but to my surprise as I brought it down and looked, it was perfect, sometimes you just get lucky. This truck has fought me every step of the way for over twenty years. This the first day that I have not gone to a shop, or thought about it, in some fashion for that long of a time. I will never modify a project again!

Yeah right, my mind is now drifting to installing a LS engine in a TR-6. That is where my roots started, early english sports cars

But, thanks for stopping by and your kind words, whats up with you and your next project after your break
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Old 11-24-2019, 09:20 AM   #3182
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Thank you, and thanks for entertaining me with your two unbelievable builds.

My last flare, I was laying on my creeper upside down and backwards, not seeing clearly as my bifocals were coming in and out of range, working in the dark with a little flashlight, afraid to unclamp the flaring tool.

but to my surprise as I brought it down and looked, it was perfect, sometimes you just get lucky. This truck has fought me every step of the way for over twenty years. This the first day that I have not gone to a shop, or thought about it, in some fashion for that long of a time. I will never modify a project again!

Yeah right, my mind is now drifting to installing a LS engine in a TR-6. That is where my roots started, early english sports cars

But, thanks for stopping by and your kind words, whats up with you and your next project after your break
That sounds "FUN"
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Old 11-24-2019, 09:24 AM   #3183
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That sounds "FUN"
Sorta like a Caroll Shelby knock off, using a frame from a kit car with corvette suspension

never liked the doors on an AC Cobra, plus my workshop is too small for trucks LOL

Plus tr-6's have flat panels on the bonnet and rear deck to widen the body

Yeah, I'm a glutton for punishment
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Old 11-25-2019, 02:28 PM   #3184
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found some oem parts that I lost in my basement at my local 4X4 shop

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Old 12-09-2019, 04:20 PM   #3185
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Old 12-09-2019, 07:57 PM   #3186
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When I returned from Florida (83 degrees and sunny all week) This what Dale had accomplished. I finished the work on the drive shaft and PTO cover. Now I have to build a bracket for the trans dip stick since it sits to close to the firewall

found out that 2 of the holes are blind, in the T/C so, had to come up with a 1/4" shorter bolts, they are the 2 bolts towards the drive shaft

He doesn't like to mount the air temp. sensor in the plenum as it will see heat and throw off the readings, so, later on I will mount it in the air cleaner somehow
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Old 12-12-2019, 09:09 AM   #3187
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Old 12-12-2019, 09:11 AM   #3188
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Congrats, it has to be a great feeling
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Yea, X2 on that. How about a rip down the freeway!
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Old 12-23-2019, 06:08 PM   #3198
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yeah, she leaks alittle, and has some wierd rattles, and shakes, but give me some time and she'll be on the road

Thanks everyone for following this epic build, and your input over the years, it's been real

first video, touch the screen
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That is awesome Jim. Congratulations!
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That is awesome Jim. Congratulations!
Thanks Bud, just have to figure out some metal to metal noises
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