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Old May 15th, 2009, 02:34 PM   #161
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Is it done yet
Um, no.
One side of the frame done, 1 to go



Welded up


Still need to brace the inside. I'll have to figure that out after I get the other side done. About 4.5 hrs on the first side.........I'm slow
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Old May 15th, 2009, 08:45 PM   #162
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That is what I am aiming for at ride height. 6'8" to top of cage as it sits.
I'll have taps to do the steering tomorrow night. Thanks for picking them up John, and Tim for letting me use them....again
I guess that that was a good buy for every one else
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Old May 15th, 2009, 10:19 PM   #163
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Old May 16th, 2009, 12:58 PM   #164
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Finished the other side up today
Notched the frame and filled back in with angle iron:

Fish plate:

Modify stock brackets from the opposite side, bend and weld :

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Old May 17th, 2009, 04:49 PM   #165
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So 5 hours yesterday and 4 hrs this morning to get my shock location and brackets build and in place. CTB2 came over this afternoon and helped move tires and stuff while I was moveing the axle into different scenarios. Had the hoops on the shocks been 90 deg different it would have been a no brainer.
All that time for this:







Pictures from last night when it was sitting on the stock 4 cylinder TJ front springs. The body ends up 3/4" taller without the gas tank or bumper in the back from where I had it on jack stands.






Also have the drag link tapped and in place now. I put my inserts in my tie rod and tacked that in place. I have to finish welding that up when I get a chance.
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Old May 18th, 2009, 07:20 AM   #166
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those tires just look nasty!
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Id be more impressed if this thing had some coilovers
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Old May 18th, 2009, 10:41 AM   #169
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Id be more impressed if this thing had some coilovers
I'm only impressed that he's actually made progress... Definately not impressed with conventional coil springs.
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that tire wheel combo gives me a boner.....good for motivation!!!!!
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Due in thur, thanks for the tracking number Need to find someone on the west side that can bend 180 deg 1 3/4 /120 wall dom so I can make front hoops.
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I'm only impressed that he's actually made progress... Definately not impressed with conventional coil springs.
Thanks I think . I have some stock zj springs lined up too. I have to do some reading on spring rate stuff.


Today only had about 2 hrs to work on stuff. I decided to work on my little tire clearance issue.
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Still need to do the other side, then I'm going to work on dropping the fuel cell into the back of the floor. That's going to be interesting
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Other side is done. Started laying out the fuel cell last night. Build up the support last night and cut the hole for the fuel cell today. Found out this morning that my plant is closing, lost motivation for the day.



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Other side is done. Started laying out the fuel cell last night. Build up the support last night and cut the hole for the fuel cell today. Found out this morning that my plant is closing, lost motivation for the day.



THAT SUCKS dude, but your pogo sticks should show up tomorrow.
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THAT SUCKS dude, but your pogo sticks should show up tomorrow.
That'll motivate me again. Going to have to change a couple of design items, $$'s going to get really tight....as in if I can't sell something to buy something else, it's not going to happen anymore
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Old May 20th, 2009, 01:31 PM   #175
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Feva's gun lake charter fishing? fuck corporate america.
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God damn right You supply the beer, I drive around the lake while you fish......err get drunk
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God damn right You supply the beer, I drive around the lake while you fish......err get drunk
I wanna get drunk.....er fish
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Due in thur, thanks for the tracking number Need to find someone on the west side that can bend 180 deg 1 3/4 /120 wall dom so I can make front hoops.
I can. With a 6 or 8in radius i can remember. Let me know. You can come up and use my bender.
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I can. With a 6 or 8in radius i can remember. Let me know. You can come up and use my bender.
I'll let you know Collin, Thanks
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