The First Leg We didn’t make it out on time. Obviously because I got home at 2am and didn’t want to drive this beast at that speed. The schedule manager Mariah insisted that we could get to Vegas in 4 hours. However she never went with a trail truck. To Vegas The first leg of the trip was uneventful. The truck was operating gracefully. The sound on the road
- Final Preparations Here is a list of final items pulled together before launching. Interior We had to get the rear seat installed. You know. So that the passenger wont fall out? There were some guide holes that we tried to use and then realized that it was not going to fit and had to move the seat around. Luckily that landed on a tapped plate which Greg insightfully set the front leg on it with a new plate and welded it in place.
- Building a Dana Sixty Part of this process was setting up the new axles. I wanted to go 1-ton all the way around. I think everyone knows that finding a good condition d60 for a reasonable price is not possible. So I bought one from a local guy that had been sitting on a truck in a paintball field. It looked like it was pulled from Davey Jones Locker Room.