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Biltrites axle builds and eventual sas

Rear: Started off building a 96 Ford Explorer 8.8 with superior's super 88 kit, yukon 4.88r+p, aussie locker, lube locker gasket and solid diff cover
got the axle tubes, spring perches, truss, shock tabs, welded got every thing installed and threw some paint on it

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How you liking the disc brakes and power from the gear change?
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Nice effing welds man...
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FRONT: 78-79 ford bronco/f150 dana 44, with 5.13 r+p, spool, solid diff cover, rcv 30 spline shafts,
warren 30 spline lockout hubs with 300M lock out hub gear, going to be set up with highsteer, and coil overs

tore it down and got it pretty

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bought some gussets and coil over shock tabs, had to adjust the gussets a little, new upper c gusset on the left adjusted upper c gusset one on the right

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you can see why I had to adjust them

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got them burned in

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RCV SHAFTS 300M GEARS

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got some bad *** extended bent radius arms, they also have bushings inbetween the arm and axle mounts that will give you a little more flex,
these things are beefy

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How you liking the disc brakes and power from the gear change?
it works great but im going to have to take out the 4.88 and put in 5.13s Im also going to take out the aussie and put a selectable in

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thanks wish I could say I did them...lol
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Are those the cage arms? Those are some nice radius arms.
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Are those the cage arms? Those are some nice radius arms.
yup cage arms, compared to the stock arms, one of these arms weighs more than two of them
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very nice work so far! loving it.

should turn out real nice.
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making room for 37's with out having them ugly flares

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still need to do the rear, wanting to buy matts bed/cage or build one close to this

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cleaning up the d44 calipers and backing plates

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are you pulling the front bumper? i like those fenders.
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very nice work so far! loving it.

should turn out real nice.
Thanks Zach
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yes Im pulling the front bumper want to make me a tube one...lol
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Awesome stuff!! Can't wait to see it put together.
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Those fenders look fantastic with the factory paint on them. Nice work man!
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looks great! you should get rid of the rear flares too and send em over this way LOL
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nice start man -- cant wait to see the fab work on this one..
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There sure is gonna be a lot of Superlifts/RCDs for sale in the near future...


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Awesome stuff!! Can't wait to see it put together.
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Those fenders look fantastic with the factory paint on them. Nice work man!
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looks great! you should get rid of the rear flares too and send em over this way LOL
i will be pretty soon

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nice start man -- cant wait to see the fab work on this one..
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I'm not selln my superlift lol. I can tell by his parts it's costing $$. I'd say in my opinion this swap is up there in quality with Zabeard's because he's using very nice high quality parts. Looks awesome.
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looks awesome man. Can ya give me a PM when those flares go up?
I had no job this summer so I sold mine off my 08 to make my payment that month...haha now good luck finding another set...

Can't wait to see the finished product on this, what wheel/tire combo were you thinking of? (sorry if you said and i missed it)
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pictures of the reid flat top knuckles, they are ford style, the only ones with a big enough opening to just slide the rcv shafts rite in
plus all the other outer stuff I already had was ford

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and I picked me up a ball joint press today so I can get the ball joints in these babys

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I'm not selln my superlift lol. I can tell by his parts it's costing $$. I'd say in my opinion this swap is up there in quality with Zabeard's because he's using very nice high quality parts. Looks awesome.
thanks and you aint joking about the $$$ part

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looks awesome man. Can ya give me a PM when those flares go up?
I had no job this summer so I sold mine off my 08 to make my payment that month...haha now good luck finding another set...

Can't wait to see the finished product on this, what wheel/tire combo were you thinking of? (sorry if you said and i missed it)
will do, 37 inch pitbull rockers with the same style rims i have now but 5 on 5.5
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will do, 37 inch pitbull rockers with the same style rims i have now but 5 on 5.5
thanks :)

those are going to look awesome on there. also, what fenders are those? I've never seen them before but they look great, especially matched to your factory paint
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