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Old 02-12-2010, 07:42 AM
Dcrymes99ranger Dcrymes99ranger is offline
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Originally Posted by STL View Post
To me no to her yes cause it was not her getting them

she has a date with some soap and water this weekend
Wow your gonna make her wash your truck? Thats funny right there.
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Old 02-12-2010, 07:53 AM
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she just sent me a picture of a gift card to a auto detail place here in town. Not what I was hoping for but it works
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Old 02-12-2010, 07:55 AM
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Originally Posted by Slobra232 View Post
chevy saving a Ford
Okay. My turn. I got stuck yesterday but I couldn't find the thread to post pic of truck getting stuck, but I didn't get a photo any how. I was coming around the front a flower shop after tossing the newspaper on the front walk, and as soon as I start to turn around the blind corner like I always do, the guy in his plow comes out and I step on the brake. I was in 2wd. So I tried to put it into 4 low b/c I knew 4 high wouldn't work. As I tried to back up my back end slid around (slight incline on the parking lot, lousy land designer). but my bumper slammed up against the snow bank. I couldn't get traction. Meanwhile the guy in the plow keeps on going and doesn't even offer help. Jerk!

Well some one came to flower shop in an F150. He offered to help and pulled me up the slope where I could get traction.

I called my friend later and told him what happened. These are those moments where you feel like dufus! Any hoe my friend said it would have been more funny if a Chevy pulled me out and not a Ford.
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Old 02-14-2010, 04:15 AM
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Originally Posted by Redneckstone View Post
4 lows more fun. lol...

swap isnt to bad. easiest is get a manual t-case that way you skip wiring. next you need 4x4 trans or change output shaft, tailshaft housing, new driveshaft front and rear, front diff, cv's, wheel bearings, knuckles, and weld on a back support to the frame for the diff.

pretty much thats it. really not hard at all
there is little more to it than that, been there done that, and it is a pain in the, shall we say, in the posterior deriere , since on most 2wd versions, there are no holes to run the shifter through for a manual xfer, then the nightmare of the computer and the drivetrain clashing, even with a manual xfer. then the headache of doing the front end swapout is not too much fun to say the least. Then you have clearance and alignment issues with the front drive line if you can find one, or have to visit the local 4x4 shop and have it built. The list of probs goes on and on. Easier to get a rolling 4x4 chassis and build it up.
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Originally Posted by surfer03133 View Post
it can get tough to get the tool to fit in the slot,
Originally Posted by Steviejay View Post
Haynes: Remove small retaining clip.
Translation: Take off 15 years of stubborn crud, it's there somewhere..
Translation: Break every screwdriver in your box.
Haynes: This is a snug fit.
Translation: You will skin your knuckles! ... Clamp with adjustable wrench then beat repeatedly with hammer.,

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