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Old 03-05-2011, 08:36 PM   #61
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Using ye old top links for a 3 point tractor lift. At least thats what I used. I just need to get one left hand nut for my upper front to quite a rattle.
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Old 03-05-2011, 08:41 PM   #62
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YUP,good eye !!!.They are cheap ( $25.00 each ) and very stout.I think I'm gonna sleeve them down a bit,but other than that ( and get nuts for them ) I think they will work.
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Old 03-06-2011, 07:03 PM   #63
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So I made some progress today,got the tail light and rear turn signal mounted ( Pain in the ass !! ).Also got the front skid plate mounted,all I need is a piece of alum for it.

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Old 03-06-2011, 07:04 PM   #64
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here's the skid plate frame.

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Old 03-06-2011, 08:21 PM   #65
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Hopefully the only thing to skid under it will be weeds.
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Old 03-06-2011, 08:33 PM   #66
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It's really just to keep rocks and stuff from flying up and hitting the fiberglass tub.BUT YA NEVER KNOW !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 03-11-2011, 12:52 AM   #67
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Just the job, I do reaally like builds like this.
Keep it up fella
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Old 03-11-2011, 04:42 PM   #68
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SUBFRAME tomorrow !!!!!!.
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Old 03-12-2011, 05:31 PM   #69
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Well I only had about 4 hours today to work on the subframe.Here's what I got done.

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Old 03-12-2011, 05:33 PM   #70
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Another view,the gusset at the bottom front is where the front lower mount will be.

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Old 03-12-2011, 05:35 PM   #71
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One more view....

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Old 03-12-2011, 06:12 PM   #72
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You can't finish without starting and you dam sure got started.

It seems you are not getting very far but it adds up fast.
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I really don't know why I get so little time in the shed???.I get up at 8am and by the time I get everything done in the house it's noon !!!.Got to love being married !!!..
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Old 03-13-2011, 06:07 PM   #74
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I got the top mounts done today and the right side subframe done.The left side is about 1/2 done.Hopefully sometime this week I will get the left side done and both sides taken off and all the final welds and grinding done.

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