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  1. Thread: plasti dip

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    Some other uses. Weatherproofing for under...

    Some other uses.


    Weatherproofing for under truck mounted spare CV shaft. I lightly greased the bare metal then stretch wrapped and "dipped". King Tut would be jealous.
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    Well folks, I am the fellow that developed this...

    Well folks, I am the fellow that developed this trick over the last 7 years so the following is straight from the horse's mouth and can be considered not stuff from the other end. I'll just list some...
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    Max "in and out" movement Toyota spec is .7mm or...

    Max "in and out" movement Toyota spec is .7mm or .028", at least it is on a 99. If you actually have a full 1/8" the bearing is a disaster waiting to happen.
    The press job should be done with a...
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    Most e-locker rears came with all the ABS stuff...

    Most e-locker rears came with all the ABS stuff regardless if the truck had ABS or not. If you have the ABS stuff but not the ABS you do not need the reluctor but you will need 2 "retainers". The...
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    Pretty much all the stuff here...

    Pretty much all the stuff here http://expeditionportal.com/forum/showthread.php?t=31853 should apply. If yours has the "reed in piston" like the Horror Fright, they have decent reeds and the rivets...
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    Housedad, those are some great prices. Is there...

    Housedad, those are some great prices. Is there any indication of a manufacturer, certification or "Made in....." on the yarding block you got? Warn is usually way out of line on their retail prices...
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    Darn it for me, good for you folks.

    Darn it for me, good for you folks.
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    I have had one of them, the smaller one, for 4 or...

    I have had one of them, the smaller one, for 4 or 5 years. It still works great and have used it up to about 7K ft. It did take a while for the "burnt paint" smell to go away when it was new. I went...
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    Winch safety, beaten to death here....

    Winch safety, beaten to death here.
    http://www.pirate4x4.com/tech/billavista/Recovery/index.html
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    Frozen cams are pretty common. They must be cut...

    Frozen cams are pretty common. They must be cut thru and they are very hard steel. They just laugh at Sawzall blades so have plenty on hand. The cam has 2 parts, only the part with the tube must be...
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    You are correct, a small tube like that should be...

    You are correct, a small tube like that should be fine. Just keep in mind that 125 psi means just that. Every single sq in is "holding back" 125 lbs. As the area of a flat surface increases, it does...
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    Can't argue that. At 105 psi mine "inflates"...

    Can't argue that. At 105 psi mine "inflates" close to 1/8". Years of experience with pressure vessel design and spec told me it would, long before the first cut. At 2.5 gal with no associated hard...
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    I did this one....

    I did this one. http://expeditionportal.com/forum/showthread.php?t=33094&page=2 Reply #13
    It is coated with marine epoxy inside. I went to great lengths to clean the insides of the welds for...
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    Here is just a tad more info....

    Here is just a tad more info. http://expeditionportal.com/forum/showthread.php?t=31853
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    Home fab. Not sure what you mean by "have it...

    Home fab. Not sure what you mean by "have it cut". If you mean the compound miter cuts on the ends, they were cut with a woodworking compound miter saw with an abrasive blade. I would not recommend...
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    Truly a valid and good point for folks to keep in...

    Truly a valid and good point for folks to keep in mind. I should have mentioned it, to defer any blind wholesale bolt swapping.
    It is the reason why I increased the effective trunion bolt diameter...
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    One more thing, Keezers post about the stainless...

    One more thing, Keezers post about the stainless fasteners jogged my memory. I'm not really up on the 05+ shock mounting (front) but I replaced all the bolts with stainless right down to the little...
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    As far as the protective boot thing, for me it...

    As far as the protective boot thing, for me it has worked out very well. I don't use/need aftermarket upper arms but there are hiems in my shocks (SAW). I have been running them for about 8 years and...
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    Kodachrome Much better response here than...

    Kodachrome

    Much better response here than Toddler Territory don't you think? Stick to the adult forums.
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    Summit Racing, they have (somewhere on the site)...

    Summit Racing, they have (somewhere on the site) polished, satin, black and with/without matching lower bolts. The lower bolts are nothing more than 5/16" button head cap screws. They are not the...
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    I do not dispute that aspect at all, nor am I...

    I do not dispute that aspect at all, nor am I ignorant of it. We are old folks, our bodies have worn out, broken, missing and non OEM parts. Why just last year I lost my butt in a New York canyon!
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    I just finished this one. Recovery points are...

    I just finished this one. Recovery points are straight thru, it has 1/2" plate under the license plate area to be drilled/tapped for one of those light duty receivers that bolts under a step bumper...
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    We just returned from a near identical Maze trip,...

    We just returned from a near identical Maze trip, so no new thread. As for the long wheelbase, we passed a full-size Dodge with a slide in pop up out near Dollhouse. Just take your time.
    As for the...
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    I actually did a bit of "flowbench" testing with...

    I actually did a bit of "flowbench" testing with the intake fittings. I kept drilling out the ID of the fitting until the rpm "note" stopped increasing.
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    The Finish

    Now the differences between the 1050 and the HF were really adding up. Although from a distance things like the castings look identical, they are not. The HF motor makes the 1050 look like a toy. It...
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