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Old December 7th, 2012, 12:05 PM   #281
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Think I figured out a solution to my fuel pump...

got my tank


And I think I am gonna modify it to accept a 98 Explorer 5.0L sender.....

Sender has a flat mount






And it will sit 1/8" from the bottom of the cell.
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Old December 7th, 2012, 02:14 PM   #282
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I'm sure it wont matter in a buggy, but I just took my jeep for a ride after putting the pump in the tank, with the tank in the cab. Suck. Noisy as hell.
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Old December 7th, 2012, 02:51 PM   #283
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Thats what I had, but this time my axle is gonna have a full truss so mounting will have to be a little different. I am not 100% for sure what I am going to do. I got alot to do before I get to that point and need to decide.
single ended rams aint the best setup, but mine has been abused for many years, and always works. i can turn locked 42's with my pinky. the only difference is mine is mounted above and behind the axle, to hopefully protect it a little better. it has a rear facing steering arm on the passenger side.
aluminum tie rod in front running side to side. all heims, no tie rodes.

your build is looking great!
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Old December 7th, 2012, 08:20 PM   #284
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I'm sure it wont matter in a buggy, but I just took my jeep for a ride after putting the pump in the tank, with the tank in the cab. Suck. Noisy as hell.
so true mine is in the tank in the back of my jeep an it's noisy.
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Old December 7th, 2012, 08:28 PM   #285
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yeah people always told me in tank pumps were quiet. bullshit. mines loud as hell.
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Old December 7th, 2012, 08:30 PM   #286
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I dont think anything about this buggy is gonna be quiet.
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Old December 7th, 2012, 08:51 PM   #287
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Old December 7th, 2012, 08:56 PM   #288
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I dont think anything about this buggy is gonna be quiet.
The driver/builder....
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Old December 11th, 2012, 08:20 AM   #289
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Opinion on firewall floorboards.....aluminum 3/8" 1/8" 3/16" 1/16 thicknesses and the difference between 6061 and 3003 aluminium is?
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Old December 11th, 2012, 08:22 AM   #290
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And my 60 housing is to far gone for repair. Looks like i had a bit to much fun without proper protection . Looks like ill be going with a 80s kingpin 60 instead.
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Old December 11th, 2012, 08:47 AM   #291
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I don't know much about alum but:


"IBEX Interior Components

1141 Floor/Firewall assembly
$699.95
Complete floor and firewall panel kit constructed from .080″ 5052 Aluminum
CAD designed and precision laser cut and CNC formed
Ready to bolt in, includes all panels, hardware and weld tabs
Symmetric design with simple layout, simply cut a hole for you T-Case shifter
1/8 steel plate between the seats welds in to provide a flat surface to mount shifters or cutting brakes
Floor panels have a integral flange that mounts the bottom of the side panels"
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Old December 11th, 2012, 08:50 AM   #292
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3003-H14 Aluminum Sheet - (ASTM B209, QQ-A-250/2) Excellent weldability, formability, with good corrosion resistance make 3003 Aluminum Sheet a popular and economical choice. 3003 Aluminum Sheet has a smooth, shiny finish and is popular for many cosmetic and industrial applications, including: decorative trim, fuel tanks, food & chemical handling, trailer siding & roofing, etc.
Non-magnetic, Brinell = 40, Tensile = 22,000, Yield = 21,000 (+/-)

5052-H32 Aluminum Sheet - (ASTM B209, QQ-A-250/8) Superior corrosion resistance, good weldability, with excellent formability, makes 5052 Aluminum Sheet a common choice for chemical, marine or saltwater applications. 5052 Aluminum Sheet applications include: tanks, marine hardware, boat hulls, etc.
Non-magnetic, Brinell = 60, Tensile = 33,000, Yield = 28,000 (+/-)

6061-T651 Aluminum Sheet - (ASTM B209, QQ-A-250/11) Offers a combination of increased strength, corrosion resistance, and machinability making it the most widely used aluminum grade. 6061 Aluminum Sheet is heat treatable, resists cracking due to stress, is easy to weld and machine, but limited on formability. 6061 Aluminum Sheet is ideal for structural framing, base plates, gussetts, motorcycle & automotive parts, etc.
Non-magnetic, Brinell = 95, Tensile = 45,000, Yield = 40,000 (+/-)

3003 will bend, 5052 will bend better and is a little stronger than 3003, 6061 isn't going to bend very well, more straight panel stuff.
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Old December 11th, 2012, 10:44 AM   #293
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Check here for alum drops, I believe HDPE is cutting board material for skids as well.
http://www.schupan.com/index.php?opt...&id=2&Itemid=2
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Old December 11th, 2012, 02:15 PM   #294
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Do they really have to say non magnetic?
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Old December 12th, 2012, 06:16 PM   #295
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Thinking this is where my cell might end up.....thoughts?



Obviously mounted to the chassis not supported by straps and wood lol.
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Old December 12th, 2012, 06:17 PM   #296
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Worked on the upper rear link mounts today....welded in some pieces of 3/8".


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Old December 12th, 2012, 06:19 PM   #297
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And I think this might be where I place the rear axle in the chassis, I lifted the chassis to where I want it to sit at ride height. I have just about 22" from the ground to the bottom of the chassis. With the rear axle there I should be real close to 36" long upper links.


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Old December 12th, 2012, 06:21 PM   #298
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How many gallons is that and how big is the "reserve"
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Old December 12th, 2012, 06:22 PM   #299
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Looks good.
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Old December 12th, 2012, 06:22 PM   #300
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Actually its the same size as the gas tank I was previously using, and I haven't run out of gas in quite a while Kyle has had more issues then I have as of late . I don't think I ever ran out of gas int he eb, truggy yeah.
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