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Old 12-29-2011, 02:43 AM
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Default Rear suspension overhaul....

today I got the last parts for my rear suspension overhaul, the big brown truck delivered the straps, FedEx delivered the yokes.... USPS delivered the new half shafts yesterday, stripped and painted the shafts today.

The yokes are Lonestar with hardened tip, judging by the blue discolorization at the tip these seem to be hardened

The half shafts are FtWayneClutch 3" shafts with Spicer Ujoints, should last a while

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Old 12-29-2011, 08:13 PM
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Nice pieces. Are you going to replace the bearings and seals in the diff?
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Karsten -
How long before TT makes a comment about the Gold -- that it looks like yellow and, where is the purple - or such?

Old thread reference -- but it was funny!

Those look sharp - BTW
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Nice pieces. Are you going to replace the bearings and seals in the diff?
diff seems to be fine, had it apart in 2004 and haven't driven a whole lot since then , I think I'll leave it alone.... unless of course I find something wrong this time (fingers crossed)
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German tuning! all it needs is a blue diff with a yellow cover and a rebel flag on the spare tire carrier...

I dig black and gold!
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Karsten -
How long before TT makes a comment about the Gold -- that it looks like yellow and, where is the purple - or such?

Old thread reference -- but it was funny!

Those look sharp - BTW
Cheers - Jim
maybe I should paint the diff "plum crazy"

I painted these half shafts a golden base coat, then a coat of clear with gold ghost pearl and medium gold pearl mixed in..... top coated with two coats clear

not that anybody sees these but I wanted to try something new (gold pearl) and if I messed it up It wouldn't be all that noticeable under the car
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while I really like the color combo Marck suggested, I think I'm going to paint the diff gold pearl
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[b]I dig black and gold!/b]
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Like I told my home remodeling clients, 'purple with pink polka dots'....

look for the STARE or 'reaction' and crack up laughing......

then saying it's YOUR house, not mine.....I can't tell you what to do.....

course if your 'house' was seen in public, well maybe something else applies....

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'Taste'??

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