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Old 10-24-2020, 09:06 AM
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Next on list. Trying to figure out tie rod and drag link. Looking at GM 1 ton Y link from RuffStuff Specialties. Options are over the knuckle and under the knuckle. Not sure how to determine which one I need. I'll call them Monday...
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Yeah clearance between the rear spring packs and anything on the backing plate with have you making up new words all night long....

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Swap e-brake levers side for side?
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Old 11-16-2020, 12:39 PM
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Swap e-brake levers side for side?

been off the project for 3 weeks (was building a road on my property in Idaho)...

Yeah, thought about that. Still really close tolerance. I really don't know how much movement the packs have and how close the parts can ride next to them. I will give your suggestion a go sometime this week.
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Yeah clearance between the rear spring packs and anything on the backing plate with have you making up new words all night long....

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Swap e-brake levers side for side?

Read my axle invoice and it shows they used BJ's rear disc conversion. I looked up the part on BJ's site and saw their recommended caliper placement. Haven't got to it yet but it looks like an easy fix. It appears the calipers merely need to be rotated down placing them away from the leafs.
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Got my new steering box and tie rod linkage!

[IMG]IMG_9139 by Chad O'Malley, on Flickr[/IMG]

[IMG]IMG_9144 by Chad O'Malley, on Flickr[/IMG]
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That steering box looks awesome! Where is it from?
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That steering box looks awesome! Where is it from?

Fort Worth Texas! Big John lined me out on this one... AGR baby!
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Y-Link

Got the linkage from RuffStuff. GM 1 ton kit.
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