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    1998 Dodge Dakota

    Most underrated cheap truck out there.
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    2001 Dakota QC Diesel

    Ball joints , Hub bearings, grease everything and some paint today. Also sat it down on the front. Brake lines are next.
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    2001 Dakota QC Diesel

    They are 10" Fox 2.5 so should have just under 4 3/4 inches up for sure. Will have to wait till the driveshaft is in to see if I get all o the other 5 1/4 inches down.
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    2001 Dakota QC Diesel

    Well its sprung under its own weight now. waiting on tires to get here.
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    2001 Dakota QC Diesel

    Lots of welding happend yesterday. Still have lots more to do.
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    2001 Dakota QC Diesel

    Slight update coilovers are in but waiting on a new plasma cutter to arrive as mine released all its smoke the one day I had some time to fab. Everything you see just tacked for now. Slow progress but I caint complain. God is good! Happy mothers day!
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    2001 Dakota QC Diesel

    I am hoping I can y-link it to save some money as I dont need crazy flex. So far looks doable. Waiting on parts again.
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    2001 Dakota QC Diesel

    Got to work on it a little today. Ugly welds are my specialty I have a keyed pitman ,XJ I think, but might need a clock-able one.
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    2001 Dakota QC Diesel

    78 F250 /hiboy box looks like it will work perfect. I am definitely going to have fun rerouting the intercooler piping though.
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    2001 Dakota QC Diesel

    Links are figured out now. I have should have atleast 4 inches of up travel. This mock up 33.9 inch tire has some room to spare so a tall 34 or 35 should be doable. Next is steering box. I have a few options. My biggest hurdle is racing the cold.
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    2001 Dakota QC Diesel

    new crossmember is almost done. Measuring for links now.
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    2001 Dakota QC Diesel

    So after using all my free time on other stuff it was time to replace ball joints again. This time im using a plasma torch. Im sure these ball joints will last much longer and I hope to have it linked in a few weeks. First hurtle is trans crossmember. Looking like a 3 link is doable but I...
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    "Nanuuq" my Land Rover Discovery 2, ...forever a project!

    Sounds great. Plenty of power and range. You are going to love the range. Im a horsepower junkie but when I swapped my truck the FE put a smile on my face as much as anything. 700 miles between tanks is more exciting than it sounds.
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    Anyone building a Dodge Dakota

    Yea thats the atitude to have with these Dakotas. they are super cheap. but they will need some love. I love fabing but I love saving money even more. Last month marked the 4 year mark on my engine swap and in just fuel savings alone in 4 years paid for the diesel swap. So I will kill...
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    Anyone building a Dodge Dakota

    Looks like people are reporting the housings are melting in some instances. Think I might stick with the stock headlights and add some aux lights later. kinda like the understated stockers.