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Old 08-05-2010, 08:30 AM
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Looks good and I see all of the snow has melted!
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Old 08-05-2010, 11:44 AM
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Looks like a totally different rig

Let us know how those adjuster caster correction bushings work out!
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Old 08-16-2010, 09:54 AM
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Here is the MUD write up on the lift:

http://forum.ih8mud.com/80-series-te...pressions.html


Adjustable caster bushings. I had my mechanic install them. The idea of crawling under my truck while on jackstands on a gravel driveway did not appeal to me. He said they went in pretty easy. Lining up the grooves a little tricky though. Old were a PITA to remove. Truck now drives as she should.

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Your truck is looking really good, Corbet!
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So Corbet...

How did the lift do last weekend? Based on one of the pictures I saw you have some nice flex
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Did you end up using the pickle fork? Uncle Ben turned me on to the tie rod end puller, I'll never go back

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So Corbet...

How did the lift do last weekend? Based on one of the pictures I saw you have some nice flex
Lift did great. I'm very happy with it.

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Did you end up using the pickle fork? Uncle Ben turned me on to the tie rod end puller, I'll never go back

That was my first choice of tool but could not locate one in Durango that was not made in China. So I used a pickle fork + BFH. Worked fine as I did not need to reuse the OEM stuff after removal. The puller would have been much better if that was not the case. I will be casually looking for a quality one for the tool box.
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Old 10-28-2010, 02:33 PM
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Put the new tires on this week. 315/75r16 Goodyear Duratrac with studs for the winter. Next spring I shop for some summer wheeling tires. The Duratrac's so far have not been much louder than my old Nitto TG's around town even despite the studs. I don't see more than 50MPH daily so it will be a few weeks before I know how loud they are on the HWY.

I did notice that the side walls seemed very thin. My tire installer made the same comment when mounting them too. Thin enough that I might 2nd think wheeling them if that was what I bought them for. But for me just winter tires so I'm not worried about it.
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Nice.....
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