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this is my sas

ok so here it is i finnaly found my camera so now i can post some pics of my sas any input you all have will be welcome but remember this are just the starting pics i will post more tonite because i am much further along!





finnaly made it outside the garage

heres a poser flex pic!!!

here is a side pic this truck now sits taller on the axle than it did with a 5inch and 33's. so thats what i have so far what do you think this is my first sas with hopefully many more to come.
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looks good. cant wait to see it finished
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thanks hopefuly i will have it done before summer is over! i will get more pics posted tonite.
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Looks awesome! What front axle do you use to do this mod?
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very nice... i want details though
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looks good!
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the front axle is from a 73 broncho i ground the wedges where the radis arms went off and welded on spring pads the front springs are from all pro off road i have a limeted slip 4 the front spool and 9 inch in the rear and 4.88s the truck is a 3.0 with a five speed i have a set of 36 inch swampers for it but i built the truck for 38's . the truck will be for sale when i am finished. if anyone is lookin?
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what size leaf springs did you use?
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what size leaf springs did you use?


the front springs are 4 inch but with the length of the shakels they are much taller. on the rear i used chevy leafsprings
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If Iever get really ambitious or rich I'll do a sas.
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its really not that bad if you know the right people
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looks like fun!


So what happened to the orignal front diff?
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do u want all the front end parts it comes with avm hubs. i have everything and il let you have it all for 50 bucks
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do u want all the front end parts it comes with avm hubs. i have everything and il let you have it all for 50 bucks


hmmm,


what gears?
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il find out for ya
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ok so last night i got quite a bit done i welded the plate on the frame rail after i cut out the bump. im useing a 2wd steering box dose anyoone see a problem with that? thats what my buddy used on his jeep. il try to post more pics soon!
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if u get a chance can u take some pics of the mounting brackets.
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i sure can as soon as i can get out to my garage
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you should just drive it around on the rims!
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i would but im sure someone would ***** about me tearing up the street!
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i would but im sure someone would ***** about me tearing up the street!
DO IT! it wont tear it up as much as you think haha... ive layed my old bagged truck out doin 85mph dragging control arms, skid plates, frame rails, bike pegs, road kill(which stinks when it gets on the exhaust), just makes white marks and rips off any road ******* you hit
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just wondering why you put the shackle in the rear and have the front mount so high?

looks like the pinion is pointing at the ground.

are the spring perches welded to the axle yet?
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with the truck under its own weight everything is perfect. or as close as it can be
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