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Here are a few picutres from last night's hack job. I am suprised how much clearnace was added. Don't ask, I am not sure what I started with. :D Fabbed our of 1/4" plate.

You can see the handy work by Mace. It was dentet in nearly 3/4" and still cleared the ring gear.!
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:D

I always thought that diff needed a bit more beef :)

The dent was a result of following Denny and Nolen through the Black hills :)
 
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The key is to keep the differential solidly mounted through the whole operation. This greatly reinforces the axle. I did a trial installation of the axle shafts and it went smooth as butter. I cut way more away from my 60 axle using this method and also had success.

https://forum.ih8mud.com/showthread.php?p=481597

sactocruiser said:
Did it pull much after welding? I'd be concerned about distorting the flange where the 3rd mounts.
 
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I appreciate it bro! I actually have a gentleman traveling from Indy on Sunday to pick it up. He is getting a sweet deal at $2000. We are lucky that we hooked up when we did. I am moving this weekend and was going to take it with.

ATLRoach said:
Nice work as always... Also I posted your junk for sale on the GA board for you.
 
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trailcarnage said:
I appreciate it bro! I actually have a gentleman traveling from Indy on Sunday to pick it up. He is getting a sweet deal at $2000. We are lucky that we hooked up when we did. I am moving this weekend and was going to take it with.
Move your ass back here man! Quir moving farther away!

I need some Links built and would rather have you do it than some prick here.
 

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NICE, and considerably more durable than the stock setup :)
 
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ATLRoach said:
Move your ass back here man! Quir moving farther away!

I need some Links built and would rather have you do it than some prick here.

Oh so im that now HUH........ :flipoff2:
 
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