Got the rear suspension out, and the new stuff in:
After finishing the rear axle up, I cleanup up a bit, did a lot of organizing, and turned the truck around. Also, due to the extreme generosity of a friend, I picked up a 14" abrasive chop saw for a six pack of beer.
So, I took off my rear axle, and cleaned my frame:
I also began fabbing my frame side bracketry.
Here are my frame plates:
And the back "plates" (rectangular tubes) that will be where the tabs weld to, along with the plates and some square tubular gussets:
And the last of my bling arrived via the UPS man:
18" 300 lb/inch coils