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    That is what i call progress
    230 hp 4.3L Chevy
    Built 4L60E with manual lockout
    Atlas 4 speed
    Griffin radiator
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    Warn 9.5ti on custom bumper
    7.5" RE front and bastard pack rear on custom long arms
    30 gal gas tank
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    would like to have the axles done next week so I can start doing suspension

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    That always helps. Gives you an idea of whether stuff will clear
    230 hp 4.3L Chevy
    Built 4L60E with manual lockout
    Atlas 4 speed
    Griffin radiator
    On board air
    Warn 9.5ti on custom bumper
    7.5" RE front and bastard pack rear on custom long arms
    30 gal gas tank
    lockers
    And a bunch of other stuff

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    well I have the tires already don't know if I will go with 6.5" or 8" lift

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    I have the same tranny you do. That bell housing is kind of big compared to the 4.0 housing. Advance adapters recommends 4.5" minimum. I have found that at 6.5 you need to have some steering mods or your tie rod ends will not handle it at full droop
    230 hp 4.3L Chevy
    Built 4L60E with manual lockout
    Atlas 4 speed
    Griffin radiator
    On board air
    Warn 9.5ti on custom bumper
    7.5" RE front and bastard pack rear on custom long arms
    30 gal gas tank
    lockers
    And a bunch of other stuff

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    im going to have a over the knuckle steering, with hydro assist down the road.

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    I have the equivalent also on 8" lift. I like it and clears the rocks well
    230 hp 4.3L Chevy
    Built 4L60E with manual lockout
    Atlas 4 speed
    Griffin radiator
    On board air
    Warn 9.5ti on custom bumper
    7.5" RE front and bastard pack rear on custom long arms
    30 gal gas tank
    lockers
    And a bunch of other stuff

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    Very nice. You been working on the firewall/tranny tunnel?
    230 hp 4.3L Chevy
    Built 4L60E with manual lockout
    Atlas 4 speed
    Griffin radiator
    On board air
    Warn 9.5ti on custom bumper
    7.5" RE front and bastard pack rear on custom long arms
    30 gal gas tank
    lockers
    And a bunch of other stuff

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    yea there was some surface rust under the battery try and coil buckets so I sanded it all down and painted it since I have everything pulled. going to be finish welding the front truss at lunch today.

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    will you have to do custom axle inners up front?
    Wheelin' East Texas in a RED XJ

    RED 98 XJ with 4.5" lift, ZJ steering, front and rear locked on 33's
    cowl intake, Cobra CB, SYE, bumpers, 10K winch, lights
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    yes and no. im using a 94 ford dana 60 it worked out when I cut off the 2" in the long side to match the 14 bolt rear it ended up being a chevy inner dana 60 shaft. worked out great!!! going to start installing the ARB and gears next day or two.

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    Sweet build,,,,,

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    the Dana 60 truss is fully welded on, just have to do the control arm mounts now.

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    great fab work. Sometimes I'd rather be lucky than good!
    Wheelin' East Texas in a RED XJ

    RED 98 XJ with 4.5" lift, ZJ steering, front and rear locked on 33's
    cowl intake, Cobra CB, SYE, bumpers, 10K winch, lights
    ,___________
    //___l__,\____\,00_
    l_--- \___l---[]lllllll[]|
    (o)_)--(o)_)--(o)_)

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