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Are you going to do this build in the apt parking lot?
 
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haha, no i dont think they would let me.

the 14 bolt took three people to put into the back of the truck
 
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that's what I was thinking, oh yeah axles are heavy.
 
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i think im going to go talk to glenn at krawltex
 
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score i just got some H1 Rims on hold with runflats. i should get these cheap.

beadlocks for the win baby.
 
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i think im going to go talk to glenn at krawltex

are you chickening out?
 
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no i need space to work on my truck.
 
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ok.. four link is good. Thats a good route.
REad this:

http://www.4wheeloffroad.com/techart...t_1/index.html

and heres that gold ranger.. I think this might be more the direction you need to go.. or want to go.. am I right? or do you have a different direction planned? Im curious. seriously, Im not trying to bash anything. hell I want to see the thing get done.
Heres the specs on it

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The Legend is currently equipped with:

Its an 86 Ford Ranger extended cab mounted on a modified 77 F-150 frame.

414 CI Windsor stroker motor with an estimated 425 HP output.

Holley TBI fuel injection Commander 950

C-6 auto tranny with a full manual valve body built by Monster Motorsports

203/205 Offroad Design Doubler

High Angle Driveline 42 degree "BigBoy" 1410 CV rear driveshaft

5-link front suspension

4-link rear suspension

Both ends are suspended by Goodyear air bags, the fronts have a lifting capacity of 3100 lbs each and have 13" of travel. The rears have a lifting capacity of 7500 lbs each and have 14" of travel

Rancho 9000's all around.

Front and Rear Warn 9500 HS winches with Master Pull synthetic rope.

The tires are 46" Mickey Thompson Claws mounted on 15 x 12 589 wheels.

The front axle is a Dynatrac Pro Rock 60 with an ARB and 4:88 gears

The rear axle is a GM 14 Bolt with a Detroit locker, and disc brakes. It also has a Rock Ring for protection.

The Full exocage was built by David and Eric at Terra Traction in Jacksonville Fl



rear suspension:




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yea he has a website

www.4x4legend.com

i will most likely go this route and its fine man
I understand.

the cool thing is now i have beadlocks to i can get really low in those tire pressures and not worry. Standard military hummer rims. I wont do air bags though.

i do need some help when i start this *****. this axle takes 3 ppl to move
 
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not a fan of those tires
 
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Old 10-13-2007
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i'll be running tsls
 
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Any progress or updates?
 
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Originally Posted by zabeard
check this out for your rear 4 link it really helped me

http://www.muddtanks.com/4LinkSuspArticle.htm
thats for the rear, do you have a site like that for the front, or is it basically the same?
 
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not much progress since parts are twice as much this is gonna take twice as longer than more SAS's my projected date is way ****ed and i expect mid next year if not fall
 
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Man, that sucks, I was really looking forward to seeing this thing come along
 
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hey, thats when im aiming for

shall we have a race?
 
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Originally Posted by 99ranger4x4
hey, thats when im aiming for

shall we have a race?
Ill get in on a race. I dont have much done anyways other then the tear down.
 
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mid next yeear woo lets do this
 
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good luck getting anywhere close to the work joe has put into the legend. that thing is beyond awesome. it takes a lot of builds to get things to ""big and bad."" your always gonna break something, and then have to find way of making it better. nothing wrong with that, just dont expect it to come out perfect and never have any problems.
 
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i dont think either of us do...


Vince, if i do this, it will be done by next september
then ill drive its happy exocaged *** all the way back to Texas, and we'll go hit Katemcy!!!
 
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Old 10-27-2007
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bring it son. yea im aware we're gonna break things. at first i didnt want to break **** cause i had no income to fix it. but now that i have something steady break away mate.
 
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Originally Posted by 99ranger4x4
thats for the rear, do you have a site like that for the front, or is it basically the same?

no i dont, its kinda the same principles.
 
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Old 10-28-2007
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You can make the big tires work w/o gettin into the body i bet... Dove the front and rear and i think you'd be good.. move the front axle forward some too..
 
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Originally Posted by camodown
Can't wait to see it, but I wouldn't get 16.5 rims, I've heard they blow the bead pretty easy
yeah they do
 
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Old 10-29-2007
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i wanna beat the **** outa that ranger.. thatd be a great second truck
 
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