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    Been Around the Block klungly's Avatar
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    Finished removing the front axle and leaf springs which were a pain. I had to use a ball joint press to take the bolts out of the shackles and front mounts. Finished the new frame sections and welded the driver side in. Started to prep the passenger side for install.IMG_20170303_210454653.jpgIMG_20170303_210513395.jpgIMG_20170303_210537471.jpg

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    Welded the passenger side on today. Had the angle wrong on the old frame end and had to make a new half. Started to weld the lower control arm brackets to the axle.IMG_20170307_175304376.jpgIMG_20170307_175320282.jpg pretty proud of this weld

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    Quote Originally Posted by klungly View Post
    Welded the passenger side on today. Had the angle wrong on the old frame end and had to make a new half. Started to weld the lower control arm brackets to the axle.IMG_20170307_175304376.jpgIMG_20170307_175320282.jpg pretty proud of this weld

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    Looks strong


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    Quote Originally Posted by klungly View Post
    IMG_20170307_175320282.jpg pretty proud of this weld

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    That is a good looking weld. I assume no flux core, lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WJCO View Post
    That is a good looking weld. I assume no flux core, lol.
    Looks lot like tig to me maybe im wrong though

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2Cross View Post
    Looks strong


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    Thank you!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by WJCO View Post
    That is a good looking weld. I assume no flux core, lol.
    Thank you

    Haha, I try to Tig everything I can.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Grubbicon View Post
    Looks lot like tig to me maybe im wrong though
    It is Tig.

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    Front truss is welded togetherIMG_20170320_162927442.jpg

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    Prepping the rear axle to get the truss welded on. Took out the axle shafts but I need the special socket for the hubs. Took out the carrier but I checked the backlash before I took it out. IMG_20170321_115848573.jpgIMG_20170321_121325737.jpgIMG_20170321_123016065.jpg

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