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I've got some pictures/videos to post up too, but I just haven't had a chance to go through them yet. I think tonight I should have the time.

Really diggn' the light bar on top of the black 5th FSB. Do you mind asking how/where he found the mount(s) for that setup? I hate where mine is because it's a constant whistle on the highways. I need a different setup.
Thanks Dave! It's actually a canoe rack/roof rack that I repurposed to hold the light bar. It clamps right onto the drip rails, and is super sturdy. I've plowed a ton of trees with it and all that has happened is that I just twisted the light bar some.
 

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Hey Guys, finally got a chance to go through my pictures/video and compile them all together. I had an absolute blast on the trip, and pushed the Bronco harder than I ever have before. All the recent mods seem to have worked great!

Like you guys mentioned though, inbetween our pace and the weather I didn’t get a ton of pictures/videos, especially of you two. You guys were blowing through the hard stuff before I was done figuring out my line. :LOL:

I can’t wait to get back out there, hopefully it’ll be a pinch drier though…
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@BroncoJoe96 How's the transmission?
I'm pretty sure it was on borrowed time, but that was the final nail in the coffin. The front seals gone and it pukes out any fluid you add. New torque converter and HD rebuild kit is on the way! :cool:

Is there anything else I should address while I'm in there? It's already got an upgraded valve body/shift kit. Should I replace the solenoid pack since it got so hot?
 

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I would for sure. OEM only.
Sonnax makes upgraded retaining rings to replace the problematic snap rings and they're cheap. If you're already rebuilding it id use those for sure.
I ended up purchasing a "deluxe" kit that came with those updated snap rings. One of those is actually what took out the tranny in this truck before I purchased it. When I tore it open, I found that it was ingested by the one of the drums....

On a side note, a new solenoid pack is on the way, as well as an aluminum pan with 3 qts of extra capacity.
 

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Do you run it in 4low? You might want to look into a giant cooler
I do now, but the first time out last year I ran a majority of the day in 4 high, and it got extremely hot and did a majority of the damage then I believe. As for the cooler, I got a big Derale one with dual fans I'm going to install at the same time as the trans rebuild.
 

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If you haven't already, the steel 6 pinion planetary from the 4R100 is a direct swap, and will hold the torque a lot better, esp with the power you're making. The OEM is aluminum, and while it might be ok, i wrecked the one in my F250 and youre making more power than me. There's also an aluminum anti-drainback valve for the pump to replace the OEM plastic one, but that might already be in your rebuild kit.
I ordered the aluminum anti-drainback valve, that's a no brainer while its apart and I'm interested to see if my plastic one is warped; I'm sure it is. For the 4R100 planetary, all I need is that and everything else I reuse? I've got to look into it more, but I'm sure I'll end up doing it.
 
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