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Old 03-26-2018, 11:19 AM
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Little bit of progress this weekend . Got the cross member and skid plate bolted in with some fresh hardware . The frame had pulled together a little bit with the crossmember being out for a while. So I reversed a clamp to push it back out .
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Old 04-03-2018, 11:14 AM
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Made some real progress this weekend . Got the front axle back under the frame . Pulled the hubs off the rear axle . I'm ditching the drum brakes so I pulled the backing plate off also . Cleaned out the rear diff and put fresh rtv back on . Rear pinion had lots of play but the pinion nut came off really really easy so that was fishy . Pulled the leaking pinion seal out and retorqued the pinion nut to spec out of curiosity . Suprise everything is nice and tight again so that was good.
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Old 04-03-2018, 11:20 AM
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Got some neat stuff from the junkyard also . A Fass fuel system from a wrecked second gen . Tested it in the shop and it primes and makes pressure . Also got some k20 calipers for the disc brake swap . There is also a complete second gen with nv4500 transmission that he's parting out . The price is definetly right .

Anyone had good experience with those ? I know it's a fairly bolt in swap but I've heard both good and bad about that transmission .
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