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rockwell question

i gota ranger v6 and thinking about puttin rockwellson it. I was just wondering how har is it to install rockwells?
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It's a bolt in conversion. Super easy.


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Yeah, its pretty bolt in, the hardest part is making sure it won't hit your flux capacitator.
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3 threads on big tires/big axles?
at least you could have posted in the right section.

go buy a yugo
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They won't work with the muffler bearings you have in the truck right now. Sorry man.
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^ Yea you have to upgrade to the carbon fiber ones for it to work.
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Ehh, you newbs! Its not the carbon fiber upgrade for the muffler bearings, he has to get the Unobtainum upgrade - you know, the frilly pink colored one?
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on a scale of 1-10 with your fab skillz so amazing that you dont know what it takes to put one in, id say impossible
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man, do i dare even try to explain the depth of rockwells.......

heres is install, sell rockwells, buy 1ton, install, be happy and never break
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ignore all the rookies in this thread, bro. It's easy as hell..




That costs like 100$ to do total and its EASY AS HELL. You don't even weld, everything glues together.
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As long as you have duct tape its quite a easy install, not very time consuming either
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The easiest thing for me though was realizing that coil springs are literally coiled plastic piping like you use with some home plumbing. I mean seriously, think of it, does steel bend? **** NO! its strong as hell. But plastic does..


So how to make coil springs at home? Pretty simple..

Get yourself one of those 3 foot long "mailing tubes" that you roll up a painting to ship it in. Then take about 15 feet of white 5/8 inch plastic plumbing tubing. dont' get ABS, its for full size trucks. Now at one end start melting the tubing with a blow torch. As it gets hot and starts melting slowly wrap it around the mailing tube like the coil spring seen on truck above. when you have the whole length done you let it cool down then just fab up spring buckets and you're good to go.

Don't tell anyone that secret though. It's kind of a mechanic's thing we don't wanna get out.

Here's a picture of a coil spring coiled too tightly. Leave some gap

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The easiest thing for me though was realizing that coil springs are literally coiled plastic piping like you use with some home plumbing. I mean seriously, think of it, does steel bend? **** NO! its strong as hell. But plastic does..


So how to make coil springs at home? Pretty simple..

Get yourself one of those 3 foot long "mailing tubes" that you roll up a painting to ship it in. Then take about 15 feet of white 5/8 inch plastic plumbing tubing. dont' get ABS, its for full size trucks. Now at one end start melting the tubing with a blow torch. As it gets hot and starts melting slowly wrap it around the mailing tube like the coil spring seen on truck above. when you have the whole length done you let it cool down then just fab up spring buckets and you're good to go.

Don't tell anyone that secret though. It's kind of a mechanic's thing we don't wanna get out.
+1 Used this method on my truck, has held up very well :)
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