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Old 01-21-2008
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Change of plans...

Ok... well as you might already known i previosuly posted a thread about yay nor nay on a set-up..well that was the origonal plan...

So me an a buddy of mine decided to do a lil muddin..nuttin to extreme cause im jus 2wd an no mods. not knowing that i had a problem with my truck we proceeded to keep going. then thats when it happen... BAM!!! nailed a hole that was a lil too deep... an it was my fault cause my buddies told me not to hit that part of the water casue it was too deep. so the engine cut off (of course). so im flippin the hell out. Got it back to the house and my dad told me to try an turn it back on... an it did...but with a very loud knockin noise. an thats when i found out i blew a piston.. RPM'S went up to high and the piston could take it.

Well to make a long story short..instead of getting spindles, AAL's, an drop shackles..im going with a 5.0, an making it 4wd. lol. found a sweet deal on an explorer... ill try an keep ya'll posted but ima be pretty busy since this truck is my DD. so i need it on the road ASAP. lol.

o yeah an rideabikenick has some pics of everything. lol. i think he'll be postin them some sometime soon.
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Geez, that made a good day go bad fast.
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Good luck with the swap
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i think you will like the end result better than spindles ect
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Ok... well the engine, transmission an T-case are actually from an f-150. lol. hopefully today ill be on my way to go an get the front end off a 4wd ranger. (axle, cv's, etc.)
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