Deadpilot's Conversion from 2wd to 4x4 SAS

Deadpilot Nov 15, 2011

  1. Deadpilot

    Deadpilot <img src="http://i164.photobucket.com/albums/u7/ra Founding Member

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    OK so I got my transfer case back yesterday and started to put all back in.

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    Also started her for the 1st time since I started this project. She pissed to say the lease

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  2. OffRdX

    OffRdX Lockers Installed

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    Nice


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  3. Deadpilot

    Deadpilot <img src="http://i164.photobucket.com/albums/u7/ra Founding Member

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    Here's some pics of today's work. Front axles is installed minus the driver side shaft (waiting on new one since ends were bent). Passenger side is complete and weight bering.

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    hydro assist ram mounted just need to run lines next.
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    Weight test went good but going to change the springs from 300/300 to 250/300 should sit alittle better
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    Next is the driver side shaft which should be in next week and along with additional springs to finish the coilovers. After that it's time to run steering lines and brake lines for the front and install the rear axle and new shocks the send out info for drive shafts front and rear. So close now I can almost seeing her driving again. [emoji1]
     
  4. Prime

    Prime Some Kind of In Charge? Admin Super Moderator

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    Long spring is loooooooooooooooooong!

    Looking awesome!
     
  5. Deadpilot

    Deadpilot <img src="http://i164.photobucket.com/albums/u7/ra Founding Member

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    Both are 14 in springs since the shock has a 12 in travel. Have to wait till i get full weight on it to make sure all is good but it should be close
     
  6. OffRdX

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  7. Deadpilot

    Deadpilot <img src="http://i164.photobucket.com/albums/u7/ra Founding Member

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    Here's what she looks like on her own weight up front.

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    And for comparison the rear shocks old and new. Kinda will give an idea of the lift hight

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  8. Xterrafauss

    Xterrafauss Suspension Lift

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    Dayuuummmmm!!!!!!
     
  9. TheFauxFox

    TheFauxFox Titan Swapped / SAS'd Founding Member

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    She got that stance.
     
  10. yellowx16

    yellowx16 Need Bigger Tires Founding Member

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    Looks great, can't wait to see it finished!
     
  11. Prime

    Prime Some Kind of In Charge? Admin Super Moderator

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    That's a big biatch.
     
  12. caseycamby

    caseycamby Suspension Lift

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    Mmmm.... Beastliness
     
  13. Slasa

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    What he said.

    Those tires are so puny now.
     
  14. Deadpilot

    Deadpilot <img src="http://i164.photobucket.com/albums/u7/ra Founding Member

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    Yea I know [emoji26]

    The worst part is they are brand new. So unless I get a screaming deal on the same style of tire but in the 35 flavor and sell these for a great price I can do it.
     
  15. metzican

    metzican Suspension Lift

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    you are so close now! Can't wait until there is video.
     
  16. Deadpilot

    Deadpilot <img src="http://i164.photobucket.com/albums/u7/ra Founding Member

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    So today is the day she finally sat on her own weight. I got the rear axle back from the shop today. And got it on the X. Once I got it on its own weight the the height drop down to 48 inches at the fender all the way around. Much better

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  17. caseycamby

    caseycamby Suspension Lift

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    Looks great!
     
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    dixie1865 Bought an X

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  19. Prime

    Prime Some Kind of In Charge? Admin Super Moderator

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    Uhm........ So quick question. Is it always going to sit that tall? And if so, are you going to be running 42" boggers or something?
     
  20. Deadpilot

    Deadpilot <img src="http://i164.photobucket.com/albums/u7/ra Founding Member

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    It may drop some more once it settles some more. But I'll probably go up to 35s maybe even 37s
     
  21. caseycamby

    caseycamby Suspension Lift

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    I was thinking the same thing haha those tires look new too!
     
  22. Deadpilot

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    Well the tires are brand new lol
     
  23. caseycamby

    caseycamby Suspension Lift

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    If only you were closer! Those are the tires I'm looking at for the next round.
     
  24. Deadpilot

    Deadpilot <img src="http://i164.photobucket.com/albums/u7/ra Founding Member

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    They are great tires that's why I went back to them. And what I'm sticking with. Just probably go up in size. If I can sell these off I do have five of them
     
  25. caseycamby

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    You shouldn't have a problem selling it!
     
  26. Deadpilot

    Deadpilot <img src="http://i164.photobucket.com/albums/u7/ra Founding Member

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    Here's a pic a little further back to get a better feel of how she sits.

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  27. Prime

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    Wooooooow that's huge
     
  28. BigTim55

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    That's what she said
     
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    obi_krash Suspension Lift

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    I don't know why this completely slipped past me the past few months (thanks for catching me up Tim).

    Man . . . this is awesome.
     
  30. Deadpilot

    Deadpilot <img src="http://i164.photobucket.com/albums/u7/ra Founding Member

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    Another quick update.... I have all the brake parts so this week it will have brakes again and maybe... just maybe drive shafts too. [emoji16] [emoji16] [emoji16] so she may just see the light of day for the 1st in along time.
     
  31. TheFauxFox

    TheFauxFox Titan Swapped / SAS'd Founding Member

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    Bro, do you even lift?

    Is there even any preload in those coilovers?
     
  32. Deadpilot

    Deadpilot <img src="http://i164.photobucket.com/albums/u7/ra Founding Member

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    It is sort of set up. But when I take it in for the alignment the guy will check all the that out too.
     
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    You're my hero
     
  34. Deadpilot

    Deadpilot <img src="http://i164.photobucket.com/albums/u7/ra Founding Member

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    I just need to finish the X and get her back on the road. I can't wait.
     
  35. Deadpilot

    Deadpilot <img src="http://i164.photobucket.com/albums/u7/ra Founding Member

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    So this week's update. I got the drive shafts ordered they'll be done on Monday. Both axles are filled with fluid. Rear brakes are installed and lines are almost finished. Parking brake works again. And got some interior work done for the shifters for the tc.

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    Next week is drive shafts install and finish with the brakes. And if I have time finish up with the tc. Steering is next on the list but have to have for some funds to come in. But I'll be able to roll her out of the shop for the 1st time in a over 7 months and it will be on her own power. [emoji16] [emoji2]
     
  36. Deadpilot

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    Just a teaser pic
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  37. Timrich

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    Sweet! Looks great sir!
     
  38. RATTFINK

    RATTFINK XN OG Admin. Founding Member

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    Major accomplishments Mr. Dead. Been following the progress on fb, as you know, and your X is by far my favorite 2nd Gen build.
     
  39. drbandkgb

    drbandkgb Titan Swapped / SAS'd Founding Member

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    Looks like your out running me
     
  40. Deadpilot

    Deadpilot <img src="http://i164.photobucket.com/albums/u7/ra Founding Member

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    Thanks RATT. I'm just wanting to get this done since I'm getting so close. I can almost see the light.
    Drb yall get there and I may be out running ya but I'm out spending ya too. Lol
     

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