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It’s wiiiiiiiiiiide

OH YEAH BABY! Christmas times 5 was today! And then i thought, oh shoot, this axle is damn wide. I have a regular 8-lug D60 stealing space in my shop and i thought this thing was big. This SRT-10 axle … Continue reading

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why is vibration?

  Never seen one that bad. Now i know why my trucks old front axle was vibrating like it would explode any second… The other bearings and also the ring and pinion are worn past any rescue. I will save … Continue reading

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engine removal day

Today folks is engine removal day. Last week i separated the old four speed 445 from the 318 and pulled all wiring from the firewall. The engine rests on its rubber engine mounts and a ratchet strap that was looped … Continue reading

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routing new hard lines

  From the rear…. … along the frame … … to the front … … all new brake hard lines. The front axle is due for new brake lines too. The old ones are old, rusty and the flare nuts … Continue reading

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in the blink of an eye…

In the blink of an eye the murphy-axles were taken apart as far as needed, i yet have to pop the lids off the diff. housings to check for debris and wear inside them. All parts that were removed are … Continue reading

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argh, muuurphy!

Picked up the axles yesterday … loading was done with an engine hoist but unloading and moving required at least three (we were four) guys. Unfortunately MY engine hoist is on backorder. Upon a quick inspection i found pretty much … Continue reading

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to the degree

Hey folks, long time no write. I’m still on the fight to get a legal propane system into my truck and i’m still trying to get me a good NP435 or 445 and the parts to convert to stick shift. … Continue reading

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