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Well I drove it last week for the first time, I need to get the rear driveshaft lengthened, and add a u joint and a mount in my steering shaft. the easy way out didnt work right.

this is it infront of my dads f150
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Awesome! Love the truck!

When do we get the action shots?
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soon hopefully. im still trying to find that adaptor for the front of the transfercase.
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I can't wait until you have to pull me everywhere when I get stuck trying to follow you haha
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Awesome truck! what did u do for your steering shaft and any pics?
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soon hopefully. im still trying to find that adaptor for the front of the transfercase.
Which one are we talking aboutů ?
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Well done. Can't wait to see more.
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Which one are we talking aboutů ?
I think he is looking for this adapter.

http://www.drive-lines.com/parts1.php?pn=N2-83-288X
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ya my rear drivline is too short now too. i was thinking about like a 1" spacer that bolted in between the tcase and the driveline. not sure if that will work or not but its a thought.
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they work, they do that alot here specially on samurais when they do a SOA conversion, actually thats what i did on my rear driveline but added the spacer on the dif side.
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yes the adaptor for the front cv style to u joint style driveshaft. And i need my rear driveshaft 4" longer so im gonna take to a local driveline shop as soon as i get time.
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got the adapter for the front shaft on order, and the the rear driveshaft is getting re-made today. should be 4x4 and driving agin by friday. im still not 100% sure what i want to do for the steering shaft. probably gonna end up looking like beards, cauz what i have now sucks.
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well i re did my steering shaft. feels stock! ive been driving the truck the past week. i think im gonna ad a sway bar and a track bar up front. and ive got to re center the steering wheel. but it drives pretty great!

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Looks awesome!
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High ! Nice looking, nice flexing.

The high cab lights are interesting.

High much over stock ?
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Nice!!!! looks killer
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I wanna say its 13"ish over stock.
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Looks awesome!
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Ballin!!

Got any pics of how you mounted the bumper?
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yeah it was actually really easy. ill get them up later today when im outa work
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alright. well ive got a little issue.... ive got some mad ranger lean. I think one of my custom rear leafs is starting to flatten out. also the driver front leaf is sitting alittle flat too.



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Wow that is some crazy lean! But the truck is still one of my favorites.
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I called the shop that made my springs, and there gonna take a look at it tomorrow
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ya i couldnt drive my truck with lean like that
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Well it's either drive a gangsta ranger or my cbr in the snow. Lol
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