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Old 08-25-2010, 11:38 PM
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Got home from the hayfield this evening, and found my fedex man delivered the track bar and steering stabilizer. I already had the old track bar off, and was impressed with the 'new improved' design. The ball joint is almost 50% larger than original. I got a MOOG part, about $116.
Still haven't got the tapered stud out of the steering bar, the one that attaches the stabilizer shock. Do that in the morning while waiting for the hay to dry.
Hopefully, the u-joint and wheel bearing (and rebuilt distributor for the 460 ford) will come before the weekend.
OH yeah! almost forgot, rear tire on the tractor blew out today. Good thing it has cooled down a bunch. (I do all my own tire work too.)

Later friends!
oh, btw, I find it hard to believe that that axle tube is 'wide open' to the world. sure, the seal is right at the differential....Is there something missing?? I realize the axle doesn't stay 'centered' in the tube while turning a corner, but you would think a 'flexible cup' or something to keep mud and sand out!!
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Old 08-25-2010, 11:40 PM
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Good Golly you are busy man! I am glad that it appears as though things are looking up for you!
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Now quit all that yabbering and get back to work . Theres plenty of work to be done in the fields .
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Old 08-25-2010, 11:49 PM
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Now quit all that yabbering and get back to work . Theres plenty of work to be done in the fields .
May I please sleep?
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Old 08-26-2010, 12:06 AM
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Sure get a quick shut eye . I'll allow that .
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lol, no sleep for the wicked! Sounds like you're busy these days, and still finding time to work on the truck.
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