Testing 1-2

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Testing 1-2

Post by Stroverlander » Fri Nov 06, 2015 9:59 pm

Is there anybody out there? 8-[
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Re: Testing 1-2

Post by chesehd » Fri Nov 06, 2015 11:34 pm

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Post by Astrophysics » Sat Nov 07, 2015 6:25 am

Hi Everyone,

I wish the photo attachment would work. I have photos of my sub frame extension made with 2"x2" tubing 68 1/2" long bolted the rear leaf hangers with uni strut plate.
Also, i have success with new front bumper installed.

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Post by justice » Sat Nov 07, 2015 4:46 pm

why does the photo attachment not work?
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Post by Astrophysics » Sat Nov 07, 2015 6:52 pm

Sub frame extender tubes 2003 -AWD and Aluminum front bumper
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Post by Astrophysics » Sat Nov 07, 2015 6:54 pm

Wow photo works for me now.
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Post by Astrophysics » Sat Nov 07, 2015 6:57 pm

Camper stuff sink from Bed Bath and beyond $25 has drain
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Post by Astrophysics » Sat Nov 07, 2015 7:00 pm

Wow photos works now i just push submit without pushing attach file
Yippee.
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Post by Astrophysics » Sat Nov 07, 2015 7:06 pm

Solar panels Coleman 40 watt mono crystal from Frys Electrinis,
Mount on hinge arm to allow rotation.
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Post by Astrophysics » Sat Nov 07, 2015 7:08 pm

Igloo 40 qt electric cooler takes 4 amps
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Post by Astrophysics » Sat Nov 07, 2015 7:12 pm

Frame extender
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2x2 steel tube 68 1/2" long 0.125 wall thick ness bolt to sub frame and rear leaf hangers

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Post by Astrophysics » Sat Nov 07, 2015 7:45 pm

Standard fittings from Uni strut used inclding flat plates Z fittings, angle fittings, etc plus grade 8 bolts and Loctite and blue lacquer torque stripe. No welding required yet.
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Post by Astrophysics » Sat Nov 07, 2015 7:51 pm

More photos
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Leather seats from Pontiac or Old FWD mini van, second row manual seats, not power drivers.

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Re: Testing 1-2

Post by Astrophysics » Mon Nov 09, 2015 5:19 am

Oil cooler lines Dorman 625-105. Kit has been improved by Dorman.
Heavy flange gead on push in lines that connect to radiator, improved Clamp, kit comes with quick clips.
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Oil cooler lines, Dorman 625-105, great kit. About $60

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