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Old December 18th, 2012, 11:10 AM   #161
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Nice !
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Old December 19th, 2012, 10:30 PM   #162
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This is the only descent picture i can find of my narrowed front, well if you dont factor in that not long before this picture i smached hood in, fender, head light out and broke a knuckle. Think it was 10in i think.
Its the same style grill as yours but i cut whole center box out if that makes sence. I know i have a picture of my narrowed grill sitting next to a stock one. Ill try finding it tomorrow


Guess heres another, hard to tell much after the mud from tuff truck

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Old December 19th, 2012, 10:49 PM   #163
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yeah I like your rig. I saw it at trail master challenge in 2010. i dig the narrowed front. what axles are you running now?
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Old December 20th, 2012, 10:53 AM   #164
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After some mock up and alot of thinking. I changed the front design to make bolting the accessories easier to do, plus I can still use part of the toyota grill! Now to get the trans out to see what I broke!
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Old December 20th, 2012, 12:23 PM   #165
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Found the picture i was looking for, real easy to do this way if you end up keeping a grill. Then all i did was push my fenders in to match the grill, made mounts then cut the front over hand of the hood off



Nice build, ill def build another yota truggy some day thats not to far gone from yota roots
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Old December 22nd, 2012, 07:13 PM   #166
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i have a grill from a 2012 audi a6 that i might use just for shits and grins. trans is coming out tomorrow if i can get motivated.
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Old December 22nd, 2012, 10:48 PM   #167
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im going to gain alot of visibility!

3 bolts and the trans is out! that's tomorrow's project.
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Old December 28th, 2012, 09:33 PM   #168
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got the heavy ass crossover mounted.
pulled the old pilot bearing, it was toast!

now to install the new clutch, then this heavy sob.
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Old December 29th, 2012, 08:28 AM   #169
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Cmon, it doesnt look that heavy. It looks like a space ship
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Old December 29th, 2012, 03:52 PM   #170
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Ha! yeah it does!
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Old January 1st, 2013, 04:22 PM   #171
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got the shifters, starter, slave cylinder and rear drive shaft installed. Now to cut some tubes and make the front end. i dont have my bender yet so the front end is going to be all straight tubes like an ultra 4 car.
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Old January 1st, 2013, 04:58 PM   #172
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More than welcome to come over and use my bender if you need to.
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Old January 1st, 2013, 07:59 PM   #173
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Are you done yet ?
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got the right side tube cut, notched and welded up. going to work on the left side tomorrow. add some bracing and remount the coil, power steering reservior, and regulator.
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i will take you up on that.
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Old January 1st, 2013, 08:45 PM   #176
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Are you done yet ?
I've come to the realisation that it will never be done. Just different stages of operation.
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i will take you up on that.
you said you work in kzoo. so if you know what bends you need. swing over one night and bend them up. i live in portage.
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Old January 1st, 2013, 10:34 PM   #178
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Yeah, at Maple Hill. what kind of bender?
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Visibility is going to be great!
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Yeah, at Maple Hill. what kind of bender?
Jd 32. No hydraulics. So you gotta pull the bar. Not too bad with. 120 wall. All i have is a
1 3/4 die though
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