Hmm, the smitibilt winch seems to fit okay. Now I just need to get my hands on it to see how wide the belleview actually is. That'll be the...
Hold some tires down?? :D
You're probably right. I'm pretty sure that it'll find a good home in Texas if I can't use it. I doubt that Ethan will ever need a winch anyway ;)...
Update. I now have the drivetrain 4.3/700R4/np203/LC split tcase and axles.
Gonna be mocking up the motor/drivetrain in the near future for...
Which version 4.3 are you going to put in? There are a multitude of variations. Some are easier to get up and running than others.
That's a nice Jeep!
So I was planning on going with one of the Ruff stuff Panhard bar kits.
However, it may end up being easier just fabbing the mounts...
Okay, here is the front end. The steering is overly high because the oil pan on the motor is pushing the pinion angle down.
Reading into this a bit (I've never bothered with calculating suspension dynamics on a leaf sprung truck).
Based on this image.
I'll get measurements tomorrow morning. thanks Tommy!
Pittman arm points backwards. Here is a pic of someone else's instal. They went to a flat pittman arm, and I'm not a fan of thei mounting (it could...
Just got the PS box I'm going to use. It's from a 2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee.
The Scout mounts the steering box on the inside of the...
Some additional tweaks have to be made along with getting a copy of the correct axles generated. However this gets the suspension design off and...
[ATTACH] So what happens when you have a Mechanical Engineer buddy with too much free time on his hands and a copy of solidworks???
new rear axle under the truck and mock up tires are on. this should be the ride height, but i still have some tinkering to do on it. [ATTACH]
Or at least slightly nicer on the kidneys ;)
got my rear springs in hand. 52" chevy rears. wayyyyy longer than stock..[ATTACH]
And a sawzall for rust abatement..
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