More of the same, The more it runs the better it sounds.
Shadetree may be right again, the binding is coming from the rear diff, the t-case and front diff, I changed fluid and they feel fine, So what are my options? replace bearings in the rear diff? replace ring and pinion? or swap the entire unit? Can I do it? basic hand tools?
I Cleaned the brakes (waiting on brake lever now) Spent two hours cleaning the tank, installed a fuel filter to be safe. I found some aluminum factory rhino wheels 7.5x12 and 6x12 4x110 pattern those and some matching tires should bring this pig into the 21st century looks wise. I will upload a pic of the plastics, they are a mess. I really don't know what to do about them.
The whirling noise has stopped, after the first couple starts it went away, may be it needed to be ran, sitting 5 years may have gotten a little stiff. While on jack stands and running, I shifted through all the gears and even into reverse, all gears works fine no issues (at least with no load on them).
Lets see what tomorrow brings. I want to see it on the ground and moving under its own power!