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  • mtnbiker4evr13's Avatar
    09-12-2019, 09:00 AM
    Too bad you can't fit 3.7" bolt circle hubs. I think 70s ford Highboy D44s were 6 bolt 19 spline. I know Herm (overdrive guy) still does FF kits...
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  • LAR-308's Avatar
    09-09-2019, 12:10 PM
    LAR-308 replied to a thread Frank & Billy engineering in Jeep
    Thanks, I have to regroup and use larger hubs and spindles. I was told about a set of 19 spline hubs that I now know are made of unobtainium. So...
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  • mtnbiker4evr13's Avatar
    09-09-2019, 10:15 AM
    I don't think I have seen a shaft support bushing in a rear FF setup before but seems like a worthwhile upgrade while its apart. Might be easy to...
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  • LAR-308's Avatar
    09-03-2019, 09:34 PM
    LAR-308 replied to a thread Frank & Billy engineering in Jeep
    Thanks. The concern with the spindle bearing is supporting the shaft. some hubs have a thorington bearing, while others only have a bushing on the...
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  • mtnbiker4evr13's Avatar
    09-03-2019, 07:35 PM
    I wouldn't get too excited about a spindle bearing for your FF axle. As a semi float setup the diff takes some of the forces from the axle and the...
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  • LAR-308's Avatar
    09-01-2019, 02:09 PM
    LAR-308 replied to a thread Frank & Billy engineering in Jeep
    I'm also debating to run a spindle support bearing to support the weight of the axle. Without it the hub will have to support the weight. With the...
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  • LAR-308's Avatar
    09-01-2019, 02:00 PM
    LAR-308 replied to a thread Frank & Billy engineering in Jeep
    Ok, So one of the things I wanted in this build is to be able to flat tow it. I've been thinking of a full floating kit. Hopefully it be strong...
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  • ernie's Avatar
    08-25-2019, 09:52 PM
    ernie replied to a thread Frank & Billy engineering in Jeep
    I don't see how the neighbors or the wife could not be proud to have that in your yard!
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  • LAR-308's Avatar
    08-22-2019, 08:09 PM
    LAR-308 replied to a thread Frank & Billy engineering in Jeep
    thrashed for 3 hours, tadaa...
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  • LAR-308's Avatar
    08-22-2019, 04:36 PM
    LAR-308 replied to a thread Frank & Billy engineering in Jeep
    I keep leaning towards 31's on stockish springs. or possibly removing half the spring stack for a better ride. But with the fiberglass body the...
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  • mtnbiker4evr13's Avatar
    08-22-2019, 03:46 PM
    Ah yes the proverbial "4x4 parts are mutually beneficial" angle... I see you have similar success. Looks like you're making great progress, plus I...
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  • LAR-308's Avatar
    08-21-2019, 06:45 PM
    LAR-308 replied to a thread Frank & Billy engineering in Jeep
    I'd like to thank yall for reading this. This whole JOB thing just gets in the way of planning fun. If I were rich I wouldn't put up with that...
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  • km4x4junker's Avatar
    08-21-2019, 05:13 PM
    km4x4junker replied to a thread Frank & Billy engineering in Jeep
    There was a 465/203 on craigslist in the past few days. I assume that's what is needed to make a doubler with a 205 if you wanted to. Of course in...
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  • LAR-308's Avatar
    08-21-2019, 03:13 PM
    LAR-308 replied to a thread Frank & Billy engineering in Jeep
    I got interrupted I'll finish post later
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  • LAR-308's Avatar
    08-21-2019, 03:04 PM
    LAR-308 replied to a thread Frank & Billy engineering in Jeep
    The guy I got it from said the 304 run about 2 years ago, which means 4-5, and it smoked badly. I have a 350 chevy on the stand. the 3 speed is...
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  • Brad's Avatar
    08-21-2019, 07:37 AM
    Brad replied to a thread Frank & Billy engineering in Jeep
    I always thought the CJ-5's with a V-8 was a cool rig. I remember being a kid and an older cousin daily drove a CJ-5 with fenderwell headers and...
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  • LAR-308's Avatar
    08-21-2019, 07:05 AM
    LAR-308 replied to a thread Frank & Billy engineering in Jeep
    So, keeping in mind that I started accumulating the jeep stuff about a year ago, this may not be as entertaining as you think. I thought about what...
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  • ArmyGuy's Avatar
    08-20-2019, 03:08 AM
    ArmyGuy replied to a thread Frank & Billy engineering in Jeep
    Hey Ron, you can use that pipe frame to push Sami's out of the way. Its perfect!!
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  • mtnbiker4evr13's Avatar
    08-19-2019, 08:19 PM
    This is going to be fun! That's a pile of good parts sans buttsecs blue pipe boogie frame. I'm always amazed by the work people put into making the...
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  • LAR-308's Avatar
    08-19-2019, 07:33 PM
    LAR-308 started a thread Frank & Billy engineering in Jeep
    Ok, boy's and girls, I'm stealing from Cory. I also want a mild fairly stock trail rig. My neighbor was building a garage and I felt obligated...
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  • alancurtis2's Avatar
    08-19-2019, 11:45 AM
    I'd start with a Novice ride, usually 2nd Saturday in April/August. The "checklist" for that one is pretty short. Basically just Street Legal,...
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  • alancurtis2's Avatar
    08-19-2019, 11:31 AM
    There have been several trips to Kentucky, usually near Slade KY. I seem to recall a few organized a trip out to Moab one year... And there is...
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