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Peterbilt 379 Project

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

  1. Slammed379

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    no B & W flip over ball, so nobody will see your ball showing:D when you're not using it? I saw a guy put a receiver hitch in his rear bumper setup much like yours. I thought it was quite nifty looking. Adds another useful tool for the big rig. Incase you wanted to pull your boat or something:tong She's getting closer and closer to that "fancy shmancy point"
     
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    probably don't matter,why the weld across the flang of frame.
     
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    I ordered this darn thing with a chrome ball and I got this thing, lol. Whatever, not a show truck :)
     
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    I'm confused, but that happens easily, lol. Which weld you mean?
     
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    Me too...the good weld or all the poopy ones:lmao Just kidding Slammed, I just couldn't resist. Hey I just noticed that that there truck ya got, have one of them canadian spreads eh? (no offense to any canadian that took offense to the "eh" reference)...we all have quirks about us that make us all great!:drinkup if barney still exists, he should have that learning saying on there..then everybody can hug afterwards:falldownlaugh
     
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    I don't think so, just the small tires leave a larger gap between the tandems.
     
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    Looking great Slammed. I wish I had your shop to play in. You are really deep in this project and I realize it's a ton of hard work. The 379exhd is my all time favorite.
     
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    Thank you!
     
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    Any suggestions for rear suspension? Saw u made a swap in the pics but no walk thru?

    Truck looks absolutely perfect and is done w a lot of taste...
     
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    Thank you. Feel free to ask me any questions you want about the rear suspension. Basically, I replaced the lower air bag mounts with mounts that are flat instead of the factory ones that have a 3" rise in them. That was worth 3 inches. Then I shaved an inch off the base of each air bag base, that was worth an inch. Then I relocated the shocks because they bottomed out when in the factory position.
     
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    Did u buy the bases from 12gauge or where do u get those at?
     
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    ** bag mounts
     
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    Yes, I purchased the front air ride kit from 12 Gauge.
     
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