Monthly Archives: April 2010

Test-fitting front-axle and engine placement

This weekend I put the engine, transmission and transfer case into the frame for test fitting. To make sure the brackets fit, I put the body back on as well. Here you can see the front axle in place to … Continue reading

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Staun internal beadlock installation

Over the winter I purchased a set of Staun internal beadlocks. Before these, I had welded a small piece of tube over the valve-stem as you can see in the first picture. I did this after several problems where the … Continue reading

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Front axle truss work

It’s been several months, and I do realize that I work more slowly than others. I’m still at however, and getting closer every day. Here all some mock-ups of the hydraulic ram bolted to the truss which is now welded … Continue reading

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