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Peterbilt 379 Project

Discussion in 'Trucks' started by Slammed379, Jan 25, 2013.

  1. JNB

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    Now THAT is one sweet ride!
     
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    Thank you Sir!
     
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    Sorry on that last pic guys, I had my phone upside down, too many beers!! You get the idea!
     
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    Forgot to say nice job on the lights when I read this awhile back. I like the mini bulkhead LED's. I too don't like lights hanging all over the truck but I like the hidden lights or the ones put in just the right palces. Good job!
     
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    Thank you Sir!

    I still have to put on about ten more, but I'm so burned out on mounting and wiring lights! lol
     
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    Looking good in this pic and the other one is great. Love for the truck. Found these on the web in my endless long hood searching. Hope you don't mind me posting. They're great pics. I got the 12 Gauge Gen 3 air bag kit for mine and just ordered the 1200W wide axle with a slight dropped center section on the beam. It's a wider axle that also allows for better oil pan clearance and gets the tires out further plus a better turning radius. Looking forward to it. I've tossed my visor and am probably going to get something similar to yours since it reveals the shaved roof line of the flat top which I love.

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    These are pics from page 1 or 2 of your thread. Why do these axles look different?? One looks like a straight beam across the bottom and the other looks like it has a dropped center section like the car hauler axle.

     
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    Hey Fastdirt, you can post all the pics you want buddy. In fact, post some pics of your truck after you get your new axle in. I wanna check it out. The axle photos, the top photo is the factory axle that I took out. It's an Eaton E1200I with a 3.5" drop. The axle in the bottom photo is the one I replaced it with. It's a Meritor FF943 ("Drop Axle") it has a 5" drop built in, 1.5" more than stock. It's probably just the angle is why it looks weird.
     
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    19 hrs of detailing, by far the cleanest the truck has been since I got it. Took it to a local car show last weekend.

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    Sweet ride!
     
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    Thank you!

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    I tried to talk myself out of it, but I couldn't.

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    18" shorter ?