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02-04-2019, 12:19 AM
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Posted By Vadis

So back in the fall I got repaired the original...

So back in the fall I got repaired the original intake that cracked in the summer when I went to put the MAF exhaust manifolds on. I had chalked the break up to possible over torque or possible...
11-21-2018, 11:15 PM
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Posted By Vadis

At this point with the Super Duty pulling daily...

At this point with the Super Duty pulling daily driver duty the 89 will just be a toy truck. Something to play around with and wrench for fun.
11-20-2018, 11:55 PM
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Views: 71,232
Posted By Vadis

Then I'll probably leave it stock besides a...

Then I'll probably leave it stock besides a muffler for tone.
As far as when the '89 will be on the road that's an unknown at this point. I'd like to say soon but obviously life dictates when things...
11-19-2018, 10:40 PM
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Views: 71,232
Posted By Vadis

Thanks guys. Not sure what I could do to the...

Thanks guys.
Not sure what I could do to the 5.4 that's actually worth it. I picked up a tuner for it but anything performance or tow based requires 91 octane supposedly and it's a thirsty truck. I...
11-18-2018, 02:09 AM
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Views: 71,232
Posted By Vadis

My build was put on hold to get the shop in a...

My build was put on hold to get the shop in a better place. Functioning doors and a gravel floor for the time being now allows me to use the shop as a shop....
10-08-2018, 11:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 652
Posted By Vadis

Just wanted to update this thread as I always...

Just wanted to update this thread as I always hate coming across dead end threads with no follow ups.
Went ahead and did 2 coats of Chassis Saver followed by 2 coats of Satin Black engine enamel for...
09-11-2018, 11:09 PM
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Views: 652
Posted By Vadis

Just to update after the sandblasters. 261836 ...

Just to update after the sandblasters.
261836
261835
261837
Chassis Saver and top coat to come.
09-09-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 652
Posted By Vadis

I just ordered some Goodyear Wrangle Duratracs in...

I just ordered some Goodyear Wrangle Duratracs in 285/75r18s for the truck. Once the parts are back from the sandblasters (hopefully tomorrow) I'll get some paint on them and get the last couple...
09-09-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 652
Posted By Vadis

Thanks for the info Ron. I'll check the caster...

Thanks for the info Ron. I'll check the caster after the lift and see if it needs adjusting and change it accordingly.
Good info about the tires. Would love to run 37s but I would rather not regear...
09-07-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 652
Posted By Vadis

That makes sense. I got an email back from Icon...

That makes sense. I got an email back from Icon and the 2.5" and 7" kits use caster bushings but the 4.5" kit it's not needed.
09-07-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 652
Posted By Vadis

They're already at the sandblasters. Plan to...

They're already at the sandblasters. Plan to chassis save them and top coat.
09-06-2018, 11:12 PM
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Views: 652
Posted By Vadis

2008 F250 Icon 4.5" lift questions

I picked up a used, what I believe to be a, 4.5" Icon lift with Fox 2.0 shocks for a good deal.
I plan to install it on my '08 F250 CCSB and just wanted to confirm somethings.
First, did I ID the...
08-03-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 71,232
Posted By Vadis

That was a pretty major set back but in the end...

That was a pretty major set back but in the end it worked out with the better almost rust free donor truck.
House renos have been eating up my time at the moment but I'm hoping to have some progress...
07-23-2018, 09:10 PM
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Views: 71,232
Posted By Vadis

It has been. It's ballooned quite a bit and had a...

It has been. It's ballooned quite a bit and had a few set backs (positive and negative) along the way.
07-22-2018, 10:47 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 71,232
Posted By Vadis

Thanks for the kind words but even though I work...

Thanks for the kind words but even though I work in a machine shop I don't think I'd have much luck with a driveshaft modification. I ended up getting a non-balanced rear flange from a buddy that...
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