It appears that building and driving mud trucks runs in the family.
Dominic and his cousin Jason
Ryan, Ben, Danielle, Dawn, Dominic, and Jason
When some lift is not enough lift you lift it more. Straight axles and larger tires will get the job done.
Old suspension and rear axle removed and new leaf springs in place.
Welding part of the axle bracket
Rear axle installed
Old suspension and drivetrain on the way out
Old front suspension and drivetrain removed
Old pinion on right, new pinion on left
New pinion in case
Robert checking the backlash of the ring gear
Checking mesh of ring with pinion
Preparing for the new front suspension installation
Welding new spring hangars
New front axle going in
Disc brakes at all four corners
Here we go again. This year it’s a Lincoln Town Car.
Dominic and Levi removing the door panels
Ryan removing the windshield
Danielle crossstiching while the boys work on the car
Ben went to Summer Camp this year at Bear Paw Scout Camp. For the first part of the week the weather was hot and humid but a cold front rolled through early in the evening on Tuesday and the rest of the week was perfect summer camp weather.
At Bear Paw Rock
Ben and his friend John at breakfast
Ben and I with the Bear Paw Bear
Home away from Home
Best Camp Breakfast – Lucky Charms!
Ben and John in their tent
When all else fails there is still PB&J to fall back on
Pizza at camp
Shooting blackpowder rifle
Shiny new medals – Ben earned his Pro-Marksman, Marksman, and Marksman First Class medals
Ben and John
Forestry merit badge class
Ben and Mr. Britt