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  1. drptop70ss
    11-29-2015 01:43 PM - permalink
    Hi Philip! Not sure on the 4.6 install, but the jag IFS should not make a difference on what engine you use. The jag is very compact, only issue is engine positioning for steering shaft clearance to the exhaust, but that is a normal with any custom engine install. I would look at what exhaust manifolds are available. If you have the ability to fabricate fenderwell headers sure made my install easy on truck #2, truck #1 I am using rear dump headers that I modified to work.
  2. Philthy50
    11-29-2015 10:34 AM - permalink
    My name is Phillip, and I am working on a 50 F1. I have been contemplating putting jag ifs and irs in it. Do you know if anyone has done this with a 4.6l? Thanks for documenting your build its awesome, great inspiration for me.
  3. drptop70ss
    10-15-2015 09:53 AM - permalink
    Hi Roy,
    I have not done a hitch on truck #1 yet, wont be done until the body goes back on, plans are to hide it behind a fold down license plate holder. Truck #2 has a spot for a tow ball on the rear bumper so I will not need a separate receiver.
  4. schoo
    10-15-2015 09:24 AM - permalink
    Hi dave I'm slowly get the rear of the truck finished working on a trailer hitch and was looking for your install could not find it
    If you have a few pic of your install could you post to me some
    Thanks roy
  5. 56panelford
    08-22-2015 02:01 PM - permalink
    Thank you, you have some pretty good ones yourself.
  6. drptop70ss
    07-30-2015 03:55 PM - permalink
    No problem,, thank you!
  7. underthebridgejim
    07-29-2015 11:00 PM - permalink
    Any time Dave, I'm happy when I can actually contribute something that helps, and thank you for the reps.
  8. drptop70ss
    06-23-2015 09:57 PM - permalink
    Hi, explorer springs will work fine, you can use Ford Ranger hangers front and rear. I do not know if the axle pads are in the same location as stock, if not you will need axle pads (believe that axle is a 3.5" tube), and U bolts. You will also need to make up shock mounts. Ben's truck has the 8.8 installed on explorer springs so pics of his setup may help you, I believe he used ranger hangers as well. I am heading to bed so I cannot dig up part numbers right now but if you look in my truck #2 build the part numbers should be listed for the hangers. Both my builds show how I updated my trucks, one with Dakota springs and one with S10 springs. Not a bolt in but not terrible to do.
  9. PRG3216
    06-23-2015 09:32 PM - permalink
    Dave i talked with Ben and he referred me to you. Had a question. I have a 8.8 that I want to install. want to use the explorer springs (is this a good idea?) what hangers do i need to get? What are all the parts i need to complete the install? can you send me a link so i can search? Thanks for any info i can get.
  10. 49willard
    03-19-2015 06:28 PM - permalink
    I need to change spacers under my Jag front springs. Do you know if the 3 bolts that attach the lower spring cup to the lower A arm are 3/8 x24 (fine)?


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