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Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 12-13-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,048
Posted By KC8QVO
Directly before I had a 2001 GMC Sierra with the...

Directly before I had a 2001 GMC Sierra with the 6.0. Before that I had a 2010 F250 6.4. Prior to that I had a 2003 silverado 1500 z71 for many years. For a few years I drove a 2005 F350 DRW 6.0...
Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 12-12-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,237
Posted By KC8QVO
This project has been moving a lot slower than I...

This project has been moving a lot slower than I had hoped for. I got the truck over to the shop today and we pulled the bumper off and laid the mock-up receiver in place. I didn't get a whole lot of...
Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 12-02-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 358
Posted By KC8QVO
There is a lot to consider with a winch - what is...

There is a lot to consider with a winch - what is your intended purpose for it - how will it be used? How much are you going to rely on it? Are you going to need it when out alone, or are you taking...
Forum: General NON-Automotive Conversation 11-25-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 545
Posted By KC8QVO
My saw is a husqvarna 455 with a 20" and 24" bar....

My saw is a husqvarna 455 with a 20" and 24" bar. The 24" runs skip chains and the 20" is regular. For being a smaller saw it certainly gets the job done. I've cut up a few trees around my cabins...
Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 11-21-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,372
Posted By KC8QVO
I just put bridgestone dueller revo II's on my...

I just put bridgestone dueller revo II's on my truck - same size 20" rims. Had the original revos on a 1/2 ton truck a while back and had great luck with them on slick roads/snow/hard packed/ice and...
Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 11-18-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,237
Posted By KC8QVO
My fabricator is working on a mock up this week....

My fabricator is working on a mock up this week. If I can break away Ill head over and we'll yank the bumper to do some test fitting. The mock-up is just to confirm dimensions and fit, the base is a...
Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 11-11-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,237
Posted By KC8QVO
One of these days I need to get a torch. Though,...

One of these days I need to get a torch. Though, I could use a plasma cutter, arc/stick welder, MIG welder, TIG welder (I'd love to have a TIG...), full size Mill and Lathe (not the small combo...
Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 11-10-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 561
Posted By KC8QVO
Or - take the good fuse(s) out and put blown ones...

Or - take the good fuse(s) out and put blown ones in the spots to cover them up.
Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 11-09-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,237
Posted By KC8QVO
Making a bit more headway here. I've hit a few...

Making a bit more headway here. I've hit a few snags with commands on TurboCAD. I managed to crash the computer working on the winch. I don't think this computer has the horsepower to really make use...
Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 11-08-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,237
Posted By KC8QVO
That approach isn't going to work. See my post #7...

That approach isn't going to work. See my post #7 (http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/1340820-front-receivers-winch-mount.html#post14739671) of this thread with the quoted build/install from...
Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 11-08-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,046
Posted By KC8QVO
I did that once about 10 years ago. I was...

I did that once about 10 years ago. I was cruising the Outer Banks (NC) with family. We went up highway 12 and when it dumped us on the beach we didn't go too far and saw a honda CRV buried in the...
Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 11-07-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,237
Posted By KC8QVO
Right. That and extra surface area to distribute...

Right. That and extra surface area to distribute the stress on the welds.

By surface area alone (of joined members) there is plenty of "metal" there to take the load and the gussets add...
Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 11-06-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,237
Posted By KC8QVO
So here is the finished "ideal" mount. I left out...

So here is the finished "ideal" mount. I left out the weld detail in the interest of time. From here I can modify it with our ideas for the hose/tube passages. The rest should come a lot easier. Most...
Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 11-06-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,237
Posted By KC8QVO
Mike - Good to hear from you. Its been a while....

Mike - Good to hear from you. Its been a while. I'll post up stuff as I get to it.

I got the side plate holes and collar on the receiver done this morning. Next up are gusset plates between the...
Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 11-06-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,237
Posted By KC8QVO
It has been a while since the thread has been...

It has been a while since the thread has been active. I figured I'd update it real quick. I was working on the drawings on paper with a pencil - old school drafting. Considering the project and the...
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