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    Wilkinson 35 Hot Rod Pickup

    Got my delivery date. 5/12!

    No fenders
    302/T5 trans
    powder coated
    heat and AC

    Will probably build similar to the SEMA version. Looking for wheels right now. Coker has the tires.

    Engine is in build now.


    Regards,
    Ken Wilkinson
    Rotonda West Florida

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    Congrats Ken!

    I upgraded your account for full access. Here are a few threads to help with pic hosting, and maintaining your thread title as you work the build:

    Embedding pics:
    http://thefactoryfiveforum.com/showt...tures-in-posts
    Maintaining thread titles:
    http://thefactoryfiveforum.com/showt...tle-Guidelines


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    Delivered 4/23/06. "Finished" 4/2012 (still not done!)


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    Ken, welcome to the mayhem.
    Ralph

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    Getting Real

    It's getting real folks. Got the axle from Mosler today. Truck is loading either this Friday 5/19 or Monday.

    Axle picture. Can't figure out how to embed, will try below if doesn't work use this URL: https://photos.app.goo.gl/a21CqnYfH8cBGXk32

    HTML Code:
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    Good news Ken. Won’t be long now.
    Mark
    Mk1, Frame #1929 stock 1990 EFI 302, T5, 8.8 axle 3:55, PS, Heidts, heat, fresh air vents, Russ Thompson Turn Signal mod, windshield wings FFR front lower control arms.

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    Hi Ken, I added [img] tags around the rather long url below to embed the pic:
    Code:
    https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/TXvlMdW0NqGhCTicWdYuSdij-J-MNn-xQriN5BURCFaDm-9XI8yHlGk-cyWiQGqYdX61aRMy-b2Pjz2nS28tNpff0uaFFVND12H8r7BgYH9OTNWJAQPfHyQv7beAD1_EFbptzcVS96aWM5udTzFZACai8M_ryqh2MN9HF7cEC9LLx6eRyiFMQVRb_baU26HYA9FamFKteDtayU93UIMedJRVhXbkoOpkX5vLDqjGwNKSHQKNC5GDqkqu0lB5im9855KenjKXtPOlPoxVgpBBvPwEyY5KtlyPmtE7DZRR9YKW3Ex9u5DrG7vMdQyMm8jk3yWOWMl8l08WiMLMERfXQ_q_X4Ya6DMAyN9RYusjWXZmwQn-iX2b6jn6tUiBIKUyC2dhedzG3asU1ipLlSEtWryXjqrvahgP8ludkA9rKAK0EhMHV4PwofL2lFwfg3krvX6a5vyPxDyY8fBiU4q0632_uRIp5r21lt5T0XXDMIBB-r-Qn9VdDySXtCmjqMCGvwxhFNYrvJsZIYX0W6A2znJRdF0fDgcrVeUs4DTrZ6fXGY8zKD5FMU1y3v0FU6FVkkVosiaSMaCWC7U4QIvzhcIdS9yTDQ4jO31me8X75JYGJv_E6R9Qpl8j9YwKnSNa3uxsP93wfbSio6U85k0Ro5JLDq9sz0g=w1184-h888-no
    Hope That Helps! (HTH)

    Last edited by David Hodgkins; 05-16-2018 at 12:41 PM.

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    Delivered 4/23/06. "Finished" 4/2012 (still not done!)


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    AH ha! thank you!

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    That looks like the right one for sure. You can see the rear axle I have tomorrow when you visit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KenWilkinson View Post
    AH ha! thank you!
    Hey there - What came in your manilla envelope? Mine was sort of shredded from UPS and only had a brass breather valve in it. Did you get anything else from Moser? I want to make sure I'm not missing parts.

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    Yes, brass fitting, Stickers (yeah!) and instructions. It is damp so I am letting it dry indoors. Do you want me to scan and send the paper stuff?

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    Looking at the picture of the differential it has a late model (2015 I believe ) flange on it. These flanges take a shaft with a rubber coupler at the end. My differential is the same, my question for anyone that knows is do we change it out for the older style flange? I assume that the driveshaft included in the kit is designed for the flat 8 bolt flange not the newer six bolt.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Marv View Post
    Looking at the picture of the differential it has a late model (2015 I believe ) flange on it. These flanges take a shaft with a rubber coupler at the end. My differential is the same, my question for anyone that knows is do we change it out for the older style flange? I assume that the driveshaft included in the kit is designed for the flat 8 bolt flange not the newer six bolt.
    Another view of the axle with flange - sigh, can't get the image again. Use this link. https://photos.app.goo.gl/Tro5RmGrbTliI3ro1

    Someone tell me what is wrong below please.

    [img<a href='https://photos.google.com/share/AF1QipOT9TaO7CMnFGxQaJtzyz3yZFrR-mzMAexPqzJAxo1O4LjqBw98Tx9bi3CB3mlNlw?key=LXhPUE5l aGk1RlVma0JaaWJqTFFMd0NYWUg0aklB&source=ctrlq.org' ><img src='https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/Fc0eSXWXAgchgGYtCPVskFC8uMiMjTChTuMJ0wDHVtO3W3CJAi ZKxh24qI8uMlTf2zJHjfVXXokxX5yFyCUMbPttaTt4o1Rce-Ud06LzlxlvLtQSmuyeLLWeGZpwvmMximUM8I-7=w2400' /></a>/img]
    Last edited by KenWilkinson; 05-16-2018 at 06:12 PM.

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    I’m going to call Moser and have them send it to me. Thanks for the offer though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marv View Post
    Looking at the picture of the differential it has a late model (2015 I believe ) flange on it. These flanges take a shaft with a rubber coupler at the end. My differential is the same, my question for anyone that knows is do we change it out for the older style flange? I assume that the driveshaft included in the kit is designed for the flat 8 bolt flange not the newer six bolt.
    You will use an adapter like on the IRS, The flange stays intact on the diff, and the driveshaft is the similar as used on older mustangs, It is a four bolt flange on the driveshaft. It may be the same driveshaft flange as older Mustangs, I have not compared the two side by side. But it looks the same.
    FFinisher/AKA RE63

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    Congrats Ken,

    Looking forward to meeting you and watching your progress.

    Thx,

    Henry

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    FFinisher, so did this "adapter" come with your kit? What does it look like? I am familiar with the procedure as on my old 3.1 roadster (solid axle), but this discussion is foreign to me. From your comment, I gather there is some type of adapter that connects the old style driveshaft (provided with kit) and the newer style rear axle. Is that correct?
    Ralph
    Last edited by rponfick; 05-17-2018 at 10:05 AM.

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    It is a round steel adapter that bolts to the flange on the axle, then has a bolt pattern that matches the driveshaft. Yes the adapter and the bolts come in the kit.
    FFinisher/AKA RE63

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    Ken,

    You have to close the [IMG tag with a ] and then start the /img] tag with a [. You also only need the URL for the image and not the <img tags or the closing />.

    So the URL will look like this....

    https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/Fc...imUM8I-7=w2400 (The entire URL will be there... the Forum shortens the long URL with the ...s and make it look better.)

    Just put the [ IMG ] and [ /IMG] tags around it. (No spaces in the tags... I did that so they will show up.) You might have to "Go Advanced" and then hit "Preview Post" a few times until you get it right. But after that first time of getting it you will never have a problem again. It also helps that most forums work the same way.


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