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RocketScott wrote:
How noisy is the detroit?

It's getting a little off topic but I'm thinking about options for my ford 8.8


You can beat a Detroit. Top quality.


Tue May 28, 2019 3:25 pm
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Rix86 wrote:
I ran the same front elocker for a bunch of years. No issues.


Other than the issues, I just dont care for it. Even an ARB is the same.
Either great manners and NO traction, or great traction and HORRIBLE manners that will push you out around everything. Nothing worse than a spooled up front axle. NO turning radius and very hard on steering components.

Just my .02. :bigsmile:


Tue May 28, 2019 3:28 pm
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I mainly only used the front for when I was really needing over something. Most of the time it stayed unlocked.
Steering shouldn't be much of an issue with the ram assist. It'll be hard on the joints. I'll likely end up switching to heims.


Tue May 28, 2019 3:38 pm
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Got the front elocker wired in. Still works.
Started getting the wiring bundled up and secured.


Wed May 29, 2019 4:58 am
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We need more pics, Rix!


Wed May 29, 2019 9:43 am
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It's still gross. LoL
No dash to hide wires behind.


Wed May 29, 2019 4:31 pm
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So this is going to happen

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I got the rear shackle hangers on.
They're not currently loaded. Loaded angle is about 30 degrees. Close enough.

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And mounted the intake tube

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Thu May 30, 2019 8:02 am
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5165 bilsteins

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Thu May 30, 2019 10:40 pm
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Got both shock reservoir mounted.
Got hydro assist mounted

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Instrument cluster is mostly wired. Fuel gauge is kaput :(


Mon Jun 03, 2019 8:22 pm
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Got the instrument cluster wiring done (fuel gauge is still kaput, stepper motor is done)
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Tue Jun 04, 2019 10:09 pm
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Great progress Rix!


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I run stock toyota 4.10s. Low pinion rear, high pinion front.
Its the only thing that lasts if you drive like a tard.


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Gauges stuck back in

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If the OEM cluster dies, I may put the stuff that was in it, back in it.


Wed Jun 05, 2019 10:26 pm
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Got the oil pressure gauge plumbed in, and the charcoal canister mounted.
Not much picture worthy


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