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Edge_Wannabe's Solid axle swap buildup thread

Figured since I started cutting steel yesterday, and brenton is coming down this weekend, I'd get the obligatory buildup thread started with the first pics I've taken.

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nice....gonna be slick!
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nice, what do you plan to have done this weekend?
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From what I have seen elsewhere they plan on having it done this weekend
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that would be amazing, and if it happens, ill pay you to help me out........
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I hope brenton buys you a better camera out of this deal...hahaha


cant wait to see it done
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Spring hangers?
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looks like te front crossmember and hangers.

sweet, can you give me some measurements for mine? that would be awesome!
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cant wait to see it done
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WOO! I'm so stoked.

But Parts Mike Parts really ticked me off. I now had to buy a brand new knuckle made by 'Crane' from a shop around the ATL.

Brenton
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sweetness fellas. gona be sick when done.

yea new cam would be a nice buy haha
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bout time we get this thing rollin..cant wait to see it done man

remember im only bout 5 hours away if you need help just holla
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WOO! I'm so stoked.

But Parts Mike Parts really ticked me off. I now had to buy a brand new knuckle made by 'Crane' from a shop around the ATL.

Brenton
why?
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why?

he cant it get it back in from..he sent it off to get machined for high steer and cant get it back..
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is the guy just keeping it or can he not get back from him in time?
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I can't get it back from him in time, even though he told me countless times that it'd be here before Fri.

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man this is gonna be a REALLY packed weekend. hope everything goes smooth. cant wait to see it!
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Good luck jey and brenton! I'm excited to see the outcome!
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WOO! I'm so stoked.

But Parts Mike Parts really ticked me off. I now had to buy a brand new knuckle made by 'Crane' from a shop around the ATL.

Brenton
Thats too bad he was nothing but helpfull when i dealt with him. but in his defense he does do alot of business. and its only him and one other guy who do it all. I realize he said he could get it done but cant now, what is he doing in return? refund?

Edit: i hope your buying two Crane knuckles, would be a waste to only have one good knuckle and one stocker
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he is only buying one crane.... damn thing is worth it's weight in gold. lotta bones for it... i'm actually pickin it up from the Shop today at lunch and runnin it down there tomorrow, so the truck can't be completed without me now!!!

Bout that partsmike thing, from what i recall he had over 2 weeks to get it done! Brenton has already been billed for service not yet rendered and now the knuckle won't be back in time.. I told him to just tell him to ship it back uncomplete and get a local place to mill it if need be....
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I was under the impression that the knuckle was indeed finished, but he shipped it out later than was required for a friday delivery.

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Nice!!!

You should start a R-F member SAS service. 2 weeks with the truck, some stacks (money) and a few parts
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SEXY!

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