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04-19-2017, 12:28 PM
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Posted By ryans88gt

Yessir, it is ford emerald green that was popular...

Yessir, it is ford emerald green that was popular in 90s-2000s ford explorers. Thanks!
04-19-2017, 10:18 AM
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Posted By ryans88gt

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.ford-trucks.com-v...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.ford-trucks.com-vbulletin/800x534/80-98f49043_1a8a_44c6_a5f0_9bc31db87daf_zpsb5s2psew_76a4f90004a78dae9c9f9529b69f3aa5afe7e1fb.jpg...
04-19-2017, 10:15 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 26,325
Posted By ryans88gt

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.ford-trucks.com-v...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.ford-trucks.com-vbulletin/800x534/80-723ece01_7d05_47e6_9d40_02e58b85651d_zpsw2lj5qwr_0a9f6b42829391153b02fc7307f87b32cbaac914.jpgTruck has been doing great. Not a...
02-22-2016, 11:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,412
Posted By ryans88gt

aluminum heads almost always use a gasketed...

aluminum heads almost always use a gasketed plug... use a tiny dab of antiseize and tighten 1/2 turn past contact with the gasket. done and done.
02-12-2016, 09:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 677
Posted By ryans88gt

thermite is going to be the easiest way to go..

thermite is going to be the easiest way to go..
12-03-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 746
Views: 135,586
Posted By ryans88gt

But we all seent it... :-down

But we all seent it... :-down
10-02-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 59,146
Posted By ryans88gt

Mike, It's coming along nicely! I went with...

Mike,
It's coming along nicely! I went with the same brand of gauges too, they work really nicely. I got the more factory looking set up with the 4 in 1 and speedo with integrated tach on the...
09-28-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 790
Posted By ryans88gt

No its a 2200 lb factory five. Add 1500 lb 16'...

No its a 2200 lb factory five. Add 1500 lb 16' car hauler and it is still well under 4000 lbs.
09-28-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 790
Posted By ryans88gt

I found a set of air shocks for a VW beetle MA803...

I found a set of air shocks for a VW beetle MA803 that go from 10.5" compressed to 16.1" extended. My current shock length at ride height is 13", so this gives me about 4" of up and down suspension...
09-27-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 790
Posted By ryans88gt

It is not C-notched. I have 3-4" clearance axle...

It is not C-notched. I have 3-4" clearance axle to frame (3/4" rubber bump stop on the frame). I have bottomed it out twice in 1000 miles... on really big potholes.

This is acceptable to me,...
09-27-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 790
Posted By ryans88gt

air shocks on a 51

Anyone think of any reason I can't use these on a 51?

Wanting to maintain frame to axle clearance when I have a trailer on the car and be able to raise the rear up an inch or so.

Looking at...
09-08-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,314
Posted By ryans88gt

Easy to point out where you went astray... Try...

Easy to point out where you went astray... Try $7k in parts. $13k in paid labor and $4k in profit. Seems to work for me. Most shops I have ever worked for... if you want to work there you have...
09-08-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,314
Posted By ryans88gt

Actually no I am not. I hired out the paint and...

Actually no I am not. I hired out the paint and body and assembly work. Actual cost to me was 6,000 including paint and materials. That does include overhead, profit, and on top of that, all the...
09-08-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,314
Posted By ryans88gt

I think you are proving my point about being...

I think you are proving my point about being overly negative. As I said, "if labor is cheap enough and you don't spend a lot on parts, $24k is doable."
Both points that you overlooked in your...
09-06-2015, 11:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,638
Posted By ryans88gt

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