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10-10-2014 11:13 PM
speedy Not sure how we missed posting this here

2006 Hummer H3 - Declaration Of Independence
09-20-2013 10:53 AM
77ford400 im no hummer guy but i must say that there H3 looks SEXY
09-19-2013 09:58 AM
Bebe You could check out Tech Tim's version at Wild West Off Road....

https://www.wildwestoffroad.com/cata...ts/cat_13.html

This is as close as you can get to a Kit. Then you will need to hire someone to install it.

Kits are tough, and a ground breaking as this build is, Tech Tim has taken it one step further. Yes, his is designed for Toyota, but IFS is IFS, and it could easily be adapted to any vehicle.
09-18-2013 11:16 PM
kinson33
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Originally Posted by Cornercarver82 View Post
You guys should put this together as a kit, I'd buy it. Absolutely incredible work...

x 2

Just read through the entire thread. Incredible stuff!
03-26-2013 04:13 PM
Cornercarver82 coming from a former modded duramax owner, yes you need the intercooler on those engines unless you detune the crap out of them, the reason alot of older small diesels dont have intercoolers is because...they dont have turbo's. The other reason is heat, cast iron handles heat and pressure much better than aluminum, which the duramax is entirely constructed from
03-12-2013 03:49 PM
Bebe
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Originally Posted by westracing01 View Post
I'd venture to guess there are a lot of pretty high dollar IFS trail rigs out there that aren't built as well as this thing is, let alone other H3's. Somewhere way back in this thread Bellydoc mentioned that this is the future of IFS, at least IFS for the common man. I don't understand why more people aren't building their rigs like this one, especially the later model trucks that have so much electronic junk in them.
Thank all, there are actually a lot of folks who are going this route, in fact Four Wheeler did one with a truck shortly after mine. More folks on here are looking at it, it's just take some courage to take that first step.

Honestly, I find most folks over-think it. It's not that scary in this way, because you're not building it from scratch. The problem is in the IFS world, folks don't share much info...
03-02-2013 06:24 PM
04colly
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Originally Posted by Cornercarver82 View Post
You guys should put this together as a kit, I'd buy it. Absolutely incredible work, I'm still pretty new to the Hummer beyond what my unit has and I havent seen another H3 taken as far as yours. I saw the Bully Dog Duramax H3 but that truck just doesnt seem practical and without the intercooler I doubt it'll be relaible. Post up some vids of it on the trails/sand
You don't need a damn intercooler to make anything reliable. Lots of old diesels don't run them. There not really needed.
03-02-2013 01:14 PM
westracing01 I'd venture to guess there are a lot of pretty high dollar IFS trail rigs out there that aren't built as well as this thing is, let alone other H3's. Somewhere way back in this thread Bellydoc mentioned that this is the future of IFS, at least IFS for the common man. I don't understand why more people aren't building their rigs like this one, especially the later model trucks that have so much electronic junk in them.
03-02-2013 11:17 AM
Cornercarver82 You guys should put this together as a kit, I'd buy it. Absolutely incredible work, I'm still pretty new to the Hummer beyond what my unit has and I havent seen another H3 taken as far as yours. I saw the Bully Dog Duramax H3 but that truck just doesnt seem practical and without the intercooler I doubt it'll be relaible. Post up some vids of it on the trails/sand
02-26-2013 07:06 AM
westracing01 Been wanting to post this and kept forgetting. Excellent build. Has actually inspired me to change the direction I wanted to go with my rig. First time in a long time I have a pretty clear idea of where I want to go. Thank you!
02-07-2013 10:15 PM
PrarieDatsun Just read through the thread, and have to say that I love your build.

I really like the face that you kept the IFS, and built it like it should have been built.

You've got the only H3 I like.
02-04-2013 09:25 PM
cv6767 Thanks that helped a lot with my search now i know what i'm looking for.
02-04-2013 08:34 PM
R290
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Originally Posted by cv6767 View Post
What housing ends did you use on your front diff? I'm trying to work out doing the same with a chevy colorado and am having trouble finding any sort of housing ends for a dana 44
To me it looks like a ford big bearing flange. Search the thread for #20 bearing



http://www.partsmike.com/store/store...on=show_detail

02-04-2013 03:22 PM
cv6767 What housing ends did you use on your front diff? I'm trying to work out doing the same with a chevy colorado and am having trouble finding any sort of housing ends for a dana 44
01-28-2013 05:16 AM
Happy Hummer Wow,
Bebe, this is my second time thru this tread in many weeks and it was just great to see the rig is working soooo well for ya. I really just enjoyed it so much! lol
Glad to see the driveline corrected.
Liked the tube door thread also.

Chris
09-18-2012 07:00 PM
53guy Thanks a ton Bebe!
09-18-2012 06:40 PM
Bebe Sorry for the slow response, I couldn't remember which online catalog had the specs.

My tie rods are "custom" as are the clevis mounts, so this is the best I can get for you.

Napa's information is the most thorough



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Overall Length : 54 3/4"
P/S Rack & Pinion Line Thread Size : 2 3/8"
Rack & Pinion Input Shaft Dia. : 3/4"
Rack & Pinion Input Shaft Length : 2 1/4"
Overall length includes the Inner tie rods
09-15-2012 06:26 PM
53guy
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Originally Posted by Bebe View Post
Steering Rack - 2008 3/4 ton Silverado
Do you happen to be able to measure the width from inner tie rod to inner tie rod of the rack? The build is amazing and an inspiration....I am about at a loss with what to do with my IFS. Great job!
09-06-2012 06:06 AM
HummerNewbie I am impressed that is the first with all the trails you run since '05 that's the first one. Speaks volumes about your driving style/ability as we both have known a few that couldn't keep a half shaft, tie rod or front diff in an H3 longer than a few runs

Of course I have always carried an extra half shaft and a few tie rods which all but means I will never need them until the day I for some reason forget to load them for the trail
09-05-2012 10:07 AM
Bebe
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Originally Posted by R290 View Post
I was up there, but did not see you.

Hey post up some pics on the doors!!

Those look cool.
There is a whole thread for your viewing pleasure
09-05-2012 09:40 AM
waynehartwig
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Originally Posted by Bebe View Post
Actually, later is better, late August is probably best, but anytime from mid August to mid September is good.
09-04-2012 01:06 PM
R290 I was up there, but did not see you.

Hey post up some pics on the doors!!

Those look cool.
09-04-2012 11:37 AM
Bebe Actually, later is better, late August is probably best, but anytime from mid August to mid September is good.
09-04-2012 11:27 AM
waynehartwig
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Originally Posted by Bebe View Post
Rubicon - Fordyce - Slick Rock....3 trails in a week
Don't forget the s'ghetti

Definitely sounds like a good time and I'm in! When is a good time? Late June?
09-04-2012 11:23 AM
Bebe
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Originally Posted by waynehartwig View Post
You had me at s'ghetti

What else were talking about?
Rubicon - Fordyce - Slick Rock....3 trails in a week
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