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by ETB1 » Fri Mar 23, 2018 6:33 pm

Here it is finished minus sealant.
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A brief description is on my build page of the process
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by DirtyBacon04 » Fri Mar 23, 2018 8:58 pm

I request a detailed write up with part numbers... for a friend.
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by ETB1 » Fri Mar 23, 2018 9:08 pm

In the works, this weekend. It’s fairly detailed on my build thread
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by BC backroader » Sun Mar 25, 2018 1:10 pm

Left front hub bearing replaced under warranty by the shop that replaced it for me 11 months ago. It's SKF brand, and one of the ball bearings shattered, causing a hell of a racket. I managed to limp it to the shop Saturday morning, and they had it done in a couple of hours. Anyone else have issues with SKF bearings?
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by Trail X » Mon Mar 26, 2018 10:10 pm

Skf is supposed to be a pretty good name, as far as I can tell. I'd trust them much as a timken bearing.
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by BC backroader » Tue Mar 27, 2018 2:59 am

Trail X wrote:Skf is supposed to be a pretty good name, as far as I can tell. I'd trust them much as a timken bearing.


Thanks for that info, Trail X, I thought they were a reputable brand, from what I'd heard. Hopefully it was just a one-off lemon, and the new one, as well as the right, which was replaced at the same time last year, will last at least the full 3 year warranty.
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by Trail X » Sun Apr 29, 2018 4:43 pm

I replaced another front wheel bearing today. I think that's number 7. I was thinking back to what a struggle the first one was, and how dirty I got. This one took about an hour and a half, wore my good jeans and a nice shirt and didn't get any grease or dirt on them, and didn't even break a sweat. Funny how things get easier with repetition.
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by cpyonker » Sun Apr 29, 2018 7:16 pm

Agreed, I’m the same way with brakes.


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by Flyingfischer5 » Sun Apr 29, 2018 8:36 pm

Got my Rhino Rack tracks installed, just waiting on some spacers to get my Rhino Rack Pioneer Platform 100% installed. I will post pictures tomorrow.
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by cpyonker » Sun Apr 29, 2018 9:58 pm

No pics... it didn’t happen!


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by Flyingfischer5 » Sun Apr 29, 2018 10:11 pm

cpyonker wrote:No pics... it didn’t happen!


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Just wait till tomorrow. :angry whip:

I may even have some lights installed too
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by cpyonker » Sun Apr 29, 2018 10:40 pm

Ok, I shall await my proof!


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by Flyingfischer5 » Mon Apr 30, 2018 6:16 pm

cpyonker wrote:Ok, I shall await my proof!


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My last post here has the photos for you. :salut: viewtopic.php?f=9&p=127666#p127666
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by cpyonker » Mon Apr 30, 2018 9:25 pm

You have been redeemed!!


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by ETB1 » Thu May 31, 2018 8:10 pm

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I installed the new b8 5100 adjustable struts. And 81114 springs.
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by ETB1 » Thu May 31, 2018 8:21 pm

Dont know why the puc turned that way
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by beachedwhale96 » Mon Jun 04, 2018 12:46 pm

:flex dirty: Finally got around to installing my 3” body lift I pieced together on the 5.3swb! :flex dirty:
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by Diacom » Mon Jun 04, 2018 10:15 pm

Looking good Joe. It's turned out nicely!
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by cpyonker » Mon Jun 04, 2018 10:43 pm

That looks clean,

What kits were priced together for the BL


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by Flyingfischer5 » Tue Jun 12, 2018 11:15 pm

New front end. Going to make wings to go into the center headlight holes. Going to spray them and the bumper with bed liner at work. Image

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