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Old 09-28-2015, 02:53 PM
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New STX GTG Thread

Let us start a new thread. I have some things I need to get done on my truck. I had the roof fixed last week. It is sitting with a base paint and clear coat right now. I am going to nickel and dime the body, until I can afford to paint the whole enchilada.

I am looking at a couple of weekends. I am shooting for more of a Saturday/Sunday thing as the annual Friday Night Lights routine has started again. I say we look at the 14th/15th of November or the 21st/22nd of November. That way I don't have any tax work or football stuff to worry about other than a trip out of town for the playoffs on a Friday night.

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Old 09-28-2015, 06:14 PM
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I'm game for whenever right now. Don't have anything to do to the F350 but I do have a 7.3 motor I would like to tear down.
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Old 09-30-2015, 12:01 AM
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I am already booked on the 14/15th of November.

I am free on the 21st/22nd of November. So, if it is the 21st, then I will see all of you. If it is the 14th, I'll send my best wishes for everyone.

How hard are shift bushings to install?

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Old 09-30-2015, 12:19 PM
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I'm good for both weekends and am down for anything.

Could use the practice tearing down the 7.3 motor since I'll have to pull mine sometime in the Spring.
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Checking in, I'm good for either weekend, until something comes up.

No work on mine planned, unless something comes up. Don't mind getting greasy though.
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Old 10-03-2015, 05:24 AM
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I'll be off for the 21 and 22. I'm thinking U-joint replacment.
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Let us set it for the 21/22. I need to do some work on the old girl anyway.

Just let me know a head count and the number of trailers.

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No new updates here? I know it is over a month out, but thought we might get a preliminary headcount.

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My head is counted. Even if I'm the only one we can eat some burgers by the fire and shoot at some varmints. I'll make sure it's dead next time.
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Count me in! it seems like it's the 7.3 crowd again?
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I need to check the calendar at work, but I may be in for this one. Too bad you all couldn't come to my house last week to help me put the tranny in After I got the new tranny in, the turbo kicked the bucket on the "test drive" of the tranny. I guess the stocker didn't like being boosted to 25psi for the last 3 years.
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I'll be off for the 21 and 22. I'm thinking U-joint replacment.
Chris, I am pretty sure I have the tool for pressing the u-joints out.
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That's good. The only tool I know of is a socket and a hammer.
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Consider my head counted too
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That's good. The only tool I know of is a socket and a hammer.
I have the C clamp press tool. Should fit the U-joints perfectly from what I am told and have read. Much easier on you and the parts
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