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Re: Let me start!!!!!!!!

Postby tweaked » Thu Mar 26, 2015 9:38 pm

Very Cool Fred. :mrgreen:
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Re: Let me start!!!!!!!!

Postby SASSY » Thu Mar 26, 2015 10:53 pm

Roger!!?
Have I missed all your posts lately or have you been hiding?
'Course, if you've only been posting in the V8 section,,may have missed your posts :lol: :lol: :lol: :mrgreen:
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Thanks for the kind words 8)
I'd rather do it myself if it's done right or not,,,isn't that what hotrodding is all about?
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Re: Let me start!!!!!!!!

Postby tweaked » Thu Mar 26, 2015 11:31 pm

HAHA yes I have been real busy lately. Not much computer time. Back to working on the comet on saturday. Needed to stop by and get a comet fix.
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Re: Let me start!!!!!!!!

Postby SASSY » Tue Oct 13, 2015 10:52 pm

haven't done much on Sassy lately but did fix the axle problem, with a new one!
Like I stated elsewhere, I think the bearing dried out and heated the inner race enough to sieze the bearing to the housing and break the press on the axle. It then spun on the axle removing enough material from the press area to ruin the axle. I did a backyard fix on it that lasted about 500 miles (a weekend to my brothers place in Alberta). SO,, new axle,,, OF COURSE I COULDN"T JUST GET A LONG SPLINE AND CUT IT TO LENGTH!!! for 3 reasons, it was too short at 22.75 inches,, 31 spline, small bearing so I ordered it from these guys,, nice piece but with the way the Canadian dollar is right now,, I have almost $500 in that one axle and it's just a street axle, nothing fancy,, BOO WHO IS ME ,,, LOL
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Re: Let me start!!!!!!!!

Postby rjones35 » Wed Oct 14, 2015 4:52 am

Wow that's an expensive axle! But it'll be fixed and will last a while!!
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Re: Let me start!!!!!!!!

Postby CALIFORNIA CALIENTE » Wed Oct 14, 2015 10:16 am

Fred;I hope you have better luck with MOSER than I did!!!GOOD LUCK!! ROY.
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Re: Let me start!!!!!!!!

Postby SASSY » Wed Oct 14, 2015 11:34 am

rjones35 wrote:Wow that's an expensive axle! But it'll be fixed and will last a while!!

It's only 300 US but our dollar is down about 40% from yours so add 200 CA!
CALIFORNIA CALIENTE wrote:Fred;I hope you have better luck with MOSER than I did!!!GOOD LUCK!! ROY.

Well, I'm running a LITTLE less HP :roll: and SMALLER tires :roll:than you , should be ok,, lol
Freddie stays pretty focused,, you should see him on a curvy road, standing in the middle of the back seat leaning into the corners,, too funny!
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Postby CALIFORNIA CALIENTE » Wed Oct 14, 2015 3:37 pm

Fred;I was running high 11s, a 289,4-speed Toploader and 10" ET STREETS,turns out the MOSER axle had machining flaws in it,when it broke,it let the tire,wheel and brake loose,destroying the quarter,the bumper and most of the aluminum in the trunk!!31Spline Axles,Small Bearing,now,MW COMPLETE,35 Spline axles,Big bearings,MW Spool and center section!!! GOOD LUCK , ROY.
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Re: Let me start!!!!!!!!

Postby popscomet » Wed Oct 14, 2015 3:38 pm

I put a pair of those,I guess you'd call em just HO-HUM moser axles,in my 4.0 v6 ranger pu with a 8.8 3:55 gear,several yrs ago,so far they are still doing great,,good luck with yours....POP
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Re: Let me start!!!!!!!!

Postby CALIFORNIA CALIENTE » Wed Oct 14, 2015 3:41 pm

POP;mine were MOSER 31 spline,small bearing [early style],turned out to be caused by piss poor machine work,breaking and letting the wheel,tire and brake loose,caused A LOT of damage!! ROY.
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Re: Let me start!!!!!!!!

Postby loman » Wed Oct 14, 2015 7:50 pm

I have Moser 31 splines in my car. Haven't had any problems as of this time. I'm going to be pulling the wheels and get new slicks this winter, so maybe I should yank the axles and look for any possible issues before something bad happens.
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Re: Let me start!!!!!!!!

Postby SASSY » Thu Oct 15, 2015 1:26 am

Thanks for the input Roy, I consider myself warned!
I'd rather do it myself if it's done right or not,,,isn't that what hotrodding is all about?
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Re: Let me start!!!!!!!!

Postby Loner » Fri Mar 11, 2016 9:19 am

Fred I reread your postings of the adventures with Sassy.
I just love that picture of your little dog riding shotgun.
I have a little Shepard that goes everywhere with me.
Good stuff you got here.

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Re: Let me start!!!!!!!!

Postby SASSY » Fri Mar 11, 2016 11:51 am

Ya Freddie has become a integral part of our lives.
We adopted him when he was 2.5, be 8 next month so mellowing
Not that he was ever a prob.
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Re: Let me start!!!!!!!!

Postby Jims65cyclone » Fri Mar 11, 2016 7:29 pm

Is he sleeping, or can't bear to watch? :lol: :lol:
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