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Old 12-21-2007
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Icon4 RE-introducing myself...

Time to come back, take the flak I deserve, and see (well, talk to) everyone again.

I owe some folks money for those controllers I never shipped, and I know some folks paid other folks back on my behalf (like Rev for instance). Thanks for that.

I shall stand for any flaming anyone feels like and I encourage the moderators not to filter it anymore than necessary as some folks will need to vent and I deserve it anyway.

On my Cardomain site page 25 has my SAS information, and I'll post some here as well.

Nice to be here, and Merry Christmas everyone!
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Welcome back old friend.
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Welcome back Griggs!!!! we've been wondering about you lately, even though i've never really talked to you, we all believe you to be a standup, knowledgeable guy....glad to have you back, you've made some AWESOME changes to the truck, and MERRY CHRISTMAS TO YOU TOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Jooooooooooooohnnnnnn!!!!

Good to see you back, and Its good to see the truck is up and kicking strong. Next time you take a little break, dont be gone so long!
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Welcome back, I'm glad to hear you back!

Truck is looking good BTW!
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welcome back!
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I dont think anyone is that upset about the issue. Not that I have seen.

Welcome back. BTW since you have done a SAS now you need to check out my thread and the steering shaft. Not a good idea to run the stocker.
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Welcome back John. I'm looking forward to some new vids of your truck!
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welcome back friend......glad to see you again.......
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Griggs! Glad to have you back, we need more of the old gang (nothing against the new folks either btw).

Have a Merry Christmas! Oh, and tell us about the swap, with pics of course!
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I dont think anyone is that upset about the issue. Not that I have seen.

Welcome back. BTW since you have done a SAS now you need to check out my thread and the steering shaft. Not a good idea to run the stocker.
First: THANKS EVERYBODY!!!

Okay, Zach, I'll look that up. I didn't use but a piece of the stocker. I used the 3/4" DD end that goes to the steering wheel shaft, press fit it in the u-joint from a Chevy AstroVan and then welded it, welded that ujoint to a 3/4" solid rod, which was welded to a u-joint with a 3/4"-36 spline end to go to the 1979 F-150 steering box. I call it an example of "hillbilly engineering" but it seems pretty strong (so far...)
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Good to have you back John.
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welcome back, i just made a post yesterday about your truck ha
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Merry Christmas to you too John and Welcome Back!

We've missed you old friend! Truck's looking AWESOME!
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First: THANKS EVERYBODY!!!

Okay, Zach, I'll look that up. I didn't use but a piece of the stocker. I used the 3/4" DD end that goes to the steering wheel shaft, press fit it in the u-joint from a Chevy AstroVan and then welded it, welded that ujoint to a 3/4" solid rod, which was welded to a u-joint with a 3/4"-36 spline end to go to the 1979 F-150 steering box. I call it an example of "hillbilly engineering" but it seems pretty strong (so far...)

DD? I have read this else where but I am not sure what it means.

I thought mine was fine too, then it broke. lol
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Here's the truck flexing for those of you who don't go to Cardomain -- that is if we can still link from there. It's been a long time since I tried it.

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DD? I have read this else where but I am not sure what it means.

I thought mine was fine too, then it broke. lol
DD = "Double D" -- that is, a doubly flatted round shaft that looks kind of like 2 letter D's back to back.

Well, I will definitely be thinking about that. My intent is to still use some Borgeson or Flaming River parts to make a "real" shaft -- but money was very tight so I improvised.
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Nice. Welcome Back!
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John --

Welcome back! I didn't know you when you were last here (I didn't own a Ranger, then!), but I've read plenty enough here and elsewhere about you, your truck, and the long list of modifications you helped create/inspire. Glad to have you "back" on the forum.

...and, it's nice not being the only one around here that can solder worth a darn!

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havent seen ya for a while
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the ****** is back! hey John, glad you found the computer again and signed on...
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Long time. Good to see your still in one piece
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DD = "Double D" -- that is, a doubly flatted round shaft that looks kind of like 2 letter D's back to back.

Well, I will definitely be thinking about that. My intent is to still use some Borgeson or Flaming River parts to make a "real" shaft -- but money was very tight so I improvised.

ah ok..

and "improvised" been there not the best idea
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Welcome back John glad to see you around agian!
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