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Old December 15th, 2012, 10:13 PM   #21
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lookin good. ide love to start boat siding my explorer but I just got finished with 3 weeks of body work cutting the back off and moving everything forward. I dont want to do anymore body work for the next couple months
I hear that. I hate body work. But i like getting rid of the rust, and gaining some clearance.
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Old December 21st, 2012, 06:41 PM   #22
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I finally got this thing mounted. Now maybe i can do some cool stuff.
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Old December 21st, 2012, 09:26 PM   #23
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jd model2? nice!!!
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Old December 22nd, 2012, 12:24 PM   #24
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Kool build, love seening different thing out there. Mini tubs look great. Did the same thing to a bronco and it worked great for stuffing big rubber into fenders.
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Old December 22nd, 2012, 01:08 PM   #25
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Kool build, love seening different thing out there. Mini tubs look great. Did the same thing to a bronco and it worked great for stuffing big rubber into fenders.
Thanks.
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Old December 30th, 2012, 10:18 AM   #26
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finally got some time, and was able to get the pass side slider done. also got the grill off to get a feel for how much i will narrow the frt. i thing im gonna try to do 6 inches out of each side for now. i can always cut more out later.
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Old December 31st, 2012, 12:56 PM   #27
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got the left side of the radiator support narrowed, and the fender put back on. just have do the right, and figure out a way to remount the hood. only ended up taking out 5 inches, but i think it will make a big difference.
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Old December 31st, 2012, 04:18 PM   #28
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sorry to ask a dumb question but why are you narrowing the front?
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Old December 31st, 2012, 06:56 PM   #29
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sorry to ask a dumb question but why are you narrowing the front?
Better visibility. Im trying to make it smaller/more maneuverable. Doesnt cost anything, and i think it looks cool/ different.
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Old January 1st, 2013, 08:17 PM   #30
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other side narrowed and hood cut down. moved hinge mounts inboard and hood goes up and down. need to do somemore trimming on hood, and narrow the grill. started working on moving the battery to rear.
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Old January 1st, 2013, 08:33 PM   #31
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looks good
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Old January 1st, 2013, 08:38 PM   #32
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looks good
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Old January 1st, 2013, 10:38 PM   #33
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i dig it!
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Old January 2nd, 2013, 10:17 AM   #34
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Nice
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Old January 3rd, 2013, 10:38 AM   #35
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Cool build! Nice to see something different!
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Old March 3rd, 2013, 01:28 PM   #36
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hows the build going?
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Old March 14th, 2013, 02:53 PM   #37
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Hopefully i can have more to post in a bit. Been collecting parts and working on, for lack off a better word, custom floors. I found some used suspension seats, a 14bolt, frt ring and pinion. Got most off the tube for the cage. Just need some time.
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Old March 15th, 2013, 05:41 AM   #38
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sweet! the badlands is going to be a blast!

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Old March 15th, 2013, 01:45 PM   #39
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Old March 24th, 2013, 09:47 PM   #40
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Not a whole lot to post. got my outer grill narrowed and put on. Still have to come up with something for the inner part, a tree branch went through the old one, so it went in the dumpster. I'm thinking maybe some steel grating i have. It should make it uglier to go with the theme..
got a new exhaust welded on. got a new ruffstuff cover for the frt 60. and all the brackets to put the 14 bolt in. I'm thing of inboarding my rear springs when i do the 14 bolt. any ideas on if it's worth the work or pros and cons would be appreciated.
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