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Luckily the powder coater chipped the rear bumper and offered to redo it. A few pin holes from my welding/grinding showed up and he's giving me a chance to fix them. He says bondo will last through the coating process 90% of the time.

I think I will weld the big ones, metal file for a sharper edge, and try a little bondo. The black color sure shows the flaws compared to primer.
 

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Got the rear axle painted, sprayed on Eastwood's chassis black (practicing with the spray gun), now I need to drill it for a vent since the truss covered up the old one and I had to weld it up. Probably should have done it before I painted it. Oh well, a good cleaning and some fresh gaskets never hurt. :D
 

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Painted over the chassis black, too shiny.

I'm thinking about drilling the top of the diff cover for the vent instead of taking the axle apart. 45 degree fitting and a vent line running up the link to the frame. Would save some time.

Or do I hide it next to the truss and take the axle apart to get the shavings out, hidden and safe?
 

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I decided to run the vent through the diff cover, no sense in tearing down the axle, now just waiting for a fitting. In the meantime, finished up the limit straps and started on some side body protection. I think I'll make it a little step too. My wife will appreciate that.
 

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Looking good man, I see I'm not the only one who will use random things in the garage to prop things up, your custom slider holder (stool) is killer :D
 

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Looking good man, I see I'm not the only one who will use random things in the garage to prop things up, your custom slider holder (stool) is killer :D
Thanks bud.. Oh yeah, use what ya can :D


Finally back to work, starting off with the front shock upper brace. Removable with the ballistic tube clamps. Needs a little gusset. Maybe tmrw.

Almost finished up the diff vents.
Can't wait to get this together.
 

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