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Old 02-24-2010, 01:39 PM
90fordranger 90fordranger is offline
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nice, i otta get me a mig.
i hate tig cant weld worth shit with tig, so glad its mig.
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Old 02-24-2010, 10:15 PM
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nice, i otta get me a mig.
i hate tig cant weld worth shit with tig, so glad its mig.
Lol i rock on tig! But those machines are to expensive!
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Old 02-26-2010, 09:47 PM
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lol lucky. mig is the only kind i can do. =]
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Old 02-27-2010, 09:07 AM
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oh also you can go to ebay and find a nice tig welder for cheap sometimes.
my friend got a really nice one for 75$.
ive seen him weld with it, and its very nice.
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Old 02-27-2010, 09:31 AM
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lol lucky. mig is the only kind i can do. =]
Tig is not that hard. It is a semi automatic process where you control the heat output with your foot and control filler rod with your other hand. All you do it heat up metal with arc make keyhole dip in keyhole move forward a little. If you watch a video you'll see what i mean. Its just like oxy ace welding.
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Old 02-27-2010, 04:51 PM
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sweet truck man. I'm new to the whole prerunning scene, and I'm just wondering did you just cut and reweld the stock cast I beams? did you modify the radius arms at all? I'm lookin to do the same kind of thing to my 93, but dont feel like forking out 3500bucks for a full kit without shocks when i could make it myself for like a third of that.
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Old 02-28-2010, 12:10 PM
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sweet truck man. I'm new to the whole prerunning scene, and I'm just wondering did you just cut and reweld the stock cast I beams? did you modify the radius arms at all? I'm lookin to do the same kind of thing to my 93, but dont feel like forking out 3500bucks for a full kit without shocks when i could make it myself for like a third of that.
Never ever weld bend or heat cast beams. Big no no. I took some forged beams and bent and extended those. The radius arms are made from scratch out of tubing. The run hiems in the pivot.
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Old 03-01-2010, 09:14 AM
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alright thanks for the info. I'll try and find some old forged beams
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Old 03-01-2010, 11:33 AM
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alright thanks for the info. I'll try and find some old forged beams
yah you will need the spindles and brakes too. Since your going from ball joint in spindle to balljoint in beam.
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Old 03-03-2010, 01:42 AM
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So im cleaning out the truck tomorrow and hopefully fixing my damn dash light issue since having no dash lights at night sucks.
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Old 03-03-2010, 05:49 AM
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dude this is a sick truck i wish i lived somewhere a truck like that would be useable i love that body style and thats killer work keep it up
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Old 03-08-2010, 09:48 PM
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Well just got back from the desert and everything broke lol. The tach in my stock cluster flew out and hit me in the head my power steering is groaning not whining but groaning and i blew a head gasket. Among other things the engine and dash are coming out, im gonna make a steel dash and rebuild the engine. No mods though just back to stock maybe a port and polish. Will be starting the tear down tomorrow ill get some pics up.
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Old 03-10-2010, 06:41 PM
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So i started with the rear suspension tear down. Got some of the cross members cut out and started sketching on the frame where im gonna c notch it.



Here is what is going on the suspension.

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Old 03-13-2010, 10:47 PM
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Dave doesn't fuck around. Threat Motorsports FTW!
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Old 03-13-2010, 11:28 PM
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Dave doesn't fuck around. Threat Motorsports FTW!
No he doesnt and this kit is so badass!
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