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    What Not to do.

    Here's a bit of advice. When it's over 100 degrees in the garage and a guy is trying to stay cool. So lets say you have on a tank top and cutoff shorts on. DONT FIRE UP THE MIG AND START IN WELDING. It was like fring bacon naked!!!!!!!!!! ( I did have my helment on and leather gloves )
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    For Sale Not Mine

    Found a 1984 Scrambler for 1300.00 in Custer South Dakota. On Craig List.
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    What I Found

    Need some advice. My brother in law has a 1979 Ford F250 4X4. It's sitting in his grove for about two years the Ford was a farm pickup. The axles are spicers 60 front and rear with a 205 transfer case. The trans is shot the motor is a 460cid. So long as I pull the axles and transfer case I...
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    History Chanal TOP GEAR

    Now I admit I never have went on a off road trail but I have hunted most of my adult life. I never left a truck stuck or trashed a truck or did damage to the outdoors. Now with that said I just finished watching a show called TOP GEAR. Where three hosts took 3 pickups that were 4x4 which they...
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    Score!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Score two dana 44 and a nonrunning 360 for 100.00 i got to leave the body with him and he got the tourch out! Cut the u bolts and had to cut the straps on the drive shafts. Don't know the gears in the axles but hay i can rebuild both axles for less than one thats done. Any advice on how to...
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    found

    I found a 1980 grand wag for 175.00. He is parting out. Would it be worth getting the 360 cid and the two dana 44? And junk the rest? Just want some input thanks.
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    Tires&gears&tires?????

    OK HERE GOES THE QUESTION THAT STARTS DEBATES. I'M READY TO GET NEW TIRES FOR THE 8. MY DRIVE TRAIN IS A STOCK 258 WITH A T4 AND DANA 300. AMC 20 REAR WITH ONE PART AXLES WITH A AUSSE LOCKER. STOCK DANA 30 UP FRONT. I HAVE 2 1/2 LIFT WITH 1 1/2 SHACKLES AND 1 INCH BODY LIFT. THE GEARS IN THE...
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    First rebuild of a jeep.

    Hay all, I'll start by saying this cite has helped me very much. Not just with tech stuff. But when your under the jeep and the parts you just got don't fit and the bolt you were working on just broke off. Your hand slips off the wrench and the jeep draws blood. I go take a break get on this...
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    AMC 20 rebuild?

    I'm rebuilding a 1981 cj8 for the first time. I need some advice on the AMC20 in the rearend. I took it out of the jeep over the 4th and when I took the cover off. I found someone else had been in the rear end. In stead of using gear lube. They used ATF to lubacate the gears. The spider...
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