***Leathernecks rail ***

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Re: ***Leathernecks rail ***

Post by no1clyde » Mon Apr 24, 2017 11:42 am

Good to hear.

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Re: ***Leathernecks rail ***

Post by Leatherneck » Mon Apr 24, 2017 6:36 pm

no1clyde wrote:
Mon Apr 24, 2017 11:42 am
Good to hear.

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Lol, after I thought about what I wrote it sounded like I have it all under control and understand it all, NOPE! I know it isn't witchcraft now and know how to take my stuff apart and kind of understand what it does but by no means do I have a handle on it, oh no I have many a question to ask in the future :)

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Re: ***Leathernecks rail ***

Post by no1clyde » Mon Apr 24, 2017 7:39 pm

LOL No problem. I am glad they are working better for you and you do know it is not witchcraft. Like many things in life the first time is the hardest :D

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Re: ***Leathernecks rail ***

Post by TimS » Wed Apr 26, 2017 11:39 pm

Glad you are getting them dialed in.
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Re: ***Leathernecks rail ***

Post by CentralWAbaja » Thu Apr 27, 2017 9:44 am

I think more testing is required....just saying.
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Re: ***Leathernecks rail ***

Post by Leatherneck » Mon May 01, 2017 10:15 pm

Added some lights to the back end, also I moved the Air Filter intake to a forward position, see any drawbacks to that?

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Re: ***Leathernecks rail ***

Post by Leatherneck » Wed May 17, 2017 6:16 pm

I don't think there will be a problem with the air filter intake facing the way it is, hitting 10lbs boost, for peace of mind I think I will dial it down to 7ibs.

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Re: ***Leathernecks rail ***

Post by Leatherneck » Wed May 17, 2017 6:16 pm

I don't think there will be a problem with the air filter intake facing the way it is, hitting 10lbs boost, for peace of mind I think I will dial it down to 7ibs.

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Post by CentralWAbaja » Wed May 17, 2017 7:50 pm

What was your concern on the way its facing?

Are the lights just clears? or are they amber hard to tell in the vid?
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Re: ***Leathernecks rail ***

Post by Leatherneck » Wed May 17, 2017 8:17 pm

CentralWAbaja wrote:
Wed May 17, 2017 7:50 pm
What was your concern on the way its facing?
Are the lights just clears? or are they amber hard to tell in the vid?
I had it facing up with a forward snorkel on it before, Being inside the cabin so to speak I wasn't sure if there would be a good air flow or if there would be air flow coming from the rear or able to just pass through from the front.

The lights have two whites on the outside and two Amber on the inside, It has at least 7 different flashing modes, some might spaz some people out behind me. I have really learned how important it was to see the person way up ahead as well as up close

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Post by Leatherneck » Fri May 19, 2017 9:17 pm

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So I take the cv's off today and check for clocking, not clocked. Then I not reading thoroughly I put wide with wide on the oposite CV's pretty damn proud of myself call up Hedrock we are talking about them and he says uh, don't think you did it right so at first I have to defend my stupidity and go get the sheet to read directions again. So I ended up taking both axles back off and aligning them with wide to narrow, CV to CV . :roll: Well at least now I can check it off my list.

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Pulled the CV's off, clean em up, grease them, replace lock washers and cleaned the boots. Going to add cir clips to the outside CV's while I'm at it.

So CV's clocked, axles clocked, wheels clocked and set the clock in the garage. :D

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Re: ***Leathernecks rail ***

Post by CentralWAbaja » Sat May 20, 2017 8:11 am

tic tock tic tock
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Re: ***Leathernecks rail ***

Post by Leatherneck » Sat May 20, 2017 11:32 am

One is finished, took all of the grease out of the boot, was a lot in there which I put there but don't think it is serving any purpose other then lubing the axle :roll: I will move the boot close to the cv as it will back out on its on when needed.
One is done, on to the other, used a lot less grease
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See I even set the Garage clock
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Re: ***Leathernecks rail ***

Post by luddite » Fri Jun 09, 2017 9:25 pm

Sooo... Thought I had the wrong thread. Rail color isn't what I remember. is this still the bomb pop? Or have you started over somewhere in the last few years?

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Re: ***Leathernecks rail ***

Post by otis » Fri Jun 09, 2017 9:49 pm

Woo hoo!! I remembered what email address I used. I got in.

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