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Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs Yesterday, 03:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 166
Posted By robert_l_ross
Cordova Truck Dismantlers Home Page - Wrecked and...

Cordova Truck Dismantlers Home Page - Wrecked and Used Ford Chevy Dodge Pickup Used GMC Pickup,SUV,Van,Parts (http://www.cordovatruckdism.com/)
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs Yesterday, 03:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 166
Posted By robert_l_ross
Buying new V/B springs from Ford is a pricey way...

Buying new V/B springs from Ford is a pricey way to go. I bought my V/B springs from a local heavy truck dismantler for considerably less that what I could have done directly through Ford (even...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs Yesterday, 01:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,735
Posted By robert_l_ross
Thanks!! I'll be taking one off tonight and...

Thanks!! I'll be taking one off tonight and seeking it out...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs Yesterday, 01:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,881
Posted By robert_l_ross
Thanks Kevin...hey Stewart, any way we can get...

Thanks Kevin...hey Stewart, any way we can get this updated on the Sticky thread?

http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/1060792-want-a-tall-liftgate-forget-4x2-lift-supports.html#post10249586
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 11-24-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,735
Posted By robert_l_ross
Thanks Tom! I'm very excited to wrap it up...now...

Thanks Tom! I'm very excited to wrap it up...now that I'm getting closer it's making me crazy to see it in the garage every day and not be able to finish it until those extra pieces come in.
...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 11-23-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,735
Posted By robert_l_ross
If I had to guess I'd say 30/50% weight savings...

If I had to guess I'd say 30/50% weight savings over the wood and super-strut of the first iteration. I'll try to weigh the components I removed from the old box and the new one to get an accurate...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 11-23-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,735
Posted By robert_l_ross
Progress...and setbacks. :) So I have about...

Progress...and setbacks. :)

So I have about 2/3rds of the base frame done...but a change to the plans that I didn't account for when cutting left me with a lot of excess, so I'm a few lengths...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 11-23-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 916
Posted By robert_l_ross
Double post...mods please delete.

Double post...mods please delete.
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 11-23-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 916
Posted By robert_l_ross
Progress...and setbacks. :) So I have about...

Progress...and setbacks. :)

So I have about 2/3rds of the base frame done...but a change to the plans that I didn't account for when cutting left me with a lot of excess, so I'm a few lengths...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 11-22-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 212
Posted By robert_l_ross
I don't think the question really is "if RAS is...

I don't think the question really is "if RAS is the right choice" - from what I've read RAS has made a lot of members happy - I think the question (for me as well) is "is it easy to adjust as...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 11-22-2014, 01:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 212
Posted By robert_l_ross
FWIW I upgraded my suspension to V's/Modded B's...

FWIW I upgraded my suspension to V's/Modded B's and I ended up adding AirLift bags to the back.

The spring swap eliminated steering wander, and the Modded B's did stiffen up the rear considerably....
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 11-21-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 524
Posted By robert_l_ross
If you break open any light, I'd consider...

If you break open any light, I'd consider dropping a few silica pellets inside (a bag of it if it would fit and not catch fire). Once you break the seal you let in the ambient humidity, so if you...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 11-21-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 619
Posted By robert_l_ross
As a first responder, I can tell you that is NOT...

As a first responder, I can tell you that is NOT a wise bit of advice to pass out to people. Kids used to eat lead paint chips too, that doesn't mean they should continue to. Not to mention, we...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 11-21-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 916
Posted By robert_l_ross
Actually, I found they sell one with a flange...

Actually, I found they sell one with a flange already milled in:

http://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.ford-trucks.com-vbulletin/341x280/80-drawer_top_frame_b58da6084c9dfb3e7d8a00a4e91b9d418660b849.jpg...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 11-21-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 524
Posted By robert_l_ross
Those may work just fine at night, but I love the...

Those may work just fine at night, but I love the photos in virtually every ad of the light not quite shining on a table but still shining on a table, as if that's supposed to illustrate how good the...
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