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Old March 5th, 2014, 10:25 PM   #101
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Test fit of the window. Still have to drill for mounts, wiper, do the paint and all that.

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Old March 5th, 2014, 11:31 PM   #102
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is that glass and seal easily available and can u make more???
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Old March 6th, 2014, 12:18 AM   #103
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is that glass and seal easily available and can u make more???
I cut the frame out with a plasma and then took it over to Safe-Lite Glass. They made a pattern and cut the glass for me. The seal is available. If I had dimensions on what you wanted, yea, I could make more frames then you just take it to a glass place and have them cut it.
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Old May 2nd, 2014, 12:09 PM   #104
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Got the windshield done.





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Old May 2nd, 2014, 12:50 PM   #105
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Needs moar turbo!
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Old May 2nd, 2014, 03:47 PM   #106
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Needs more something....but it isn't getting it. LOL
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Old May 2nd, 2014, 03:48 PM   #107
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Needs more rev limiter!
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Old May 2nd, 2014, 03:51 PM   #108
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Come awn, ebay turdbo's are cheap. I see old mitisubishi stuff on craigslist for under $100. Give those kids a lesson on atmosphere and A/F ratio's
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Old May 3rd, 2014, 12:30 AM   #109
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I keep looking at the supercharger kit but the cost is just short of half of the total I have into the buggy. :P
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ti we can throw a turbo on it much cheaper if you are serous about boosting it. i think i have a turbo laying around that would even be a good size lol
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Looks good but I think you should have kept the frame lower than the cage at the top. You will likely crack the window if (when) you put it on its lid. Are you doing wipers?
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Looks good but I think you should have kept the frame lower than the cage at the top. You will likely crack the window if (when) you put it on its lid. Are you doing wipers?
It's a little deceiving but it is a little lower than the top. Most of the stuff is just flops anyway. I'm not overly worried about it.

Yes, doing wipers at some point this summer.
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Old September 23rd, 2014, 12:21 AM   #113
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Ok, next round of upgrades dictated by a Sunday Funday attempt at the Bounty Hill after a run a the club comp.

Broke 4 ARP studs on the steering arm, cracked the knuckle in 2 places, exploded a trunion bearing, broke the center pin on the steering arm, bent leaf spring, broke u-bolt and bent the axle housing so bad it required a slide hammer to get the axle shaft out.

So I am in parts collecting mode....

So picked this up from a guy on here.



Axle tubes are this as shit at 5/16 inch and the center section is 3/8 inch.



Forged, 1035 knuckle balls



Toss in a set of 6 shooter knuckles



And a set of 6 shooter arms and a set of "Super Metal" studs....whatever the hell that is. Sounds cool though.



The knuckles and arms are in the process of being powder coated so that is why they look weird. They are in the middle of outgassing and sand blasting.

Also planning on getting rid of the trunning bearings for the much stronger king pin-ish eliminators.



Then top the whole thing off with a yet to be determined front 3 link with a 7 or 8 inch front stretch, a 3 or 4 inch rear stretch and a 4 inch lowering job.
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Ok, next round of upgrades dictated by a Sunday Funday attempt at the Bounty Hill after a run a the club comp.

Broke 4 ARP studs on the steering arm, cracked the knuckle in 2 places, exploded a trunion bearing, broke the center pin on the steering arm, bent leaf spring, broke u-bolt and bent the axle housing so bad it required a slide hammer to get the axle shaft out.

So I am in parts collecting mode....

So picked this up from a guy on here.



Axle tubes are this as shit at 5/16 inch and the center section is 3/8 inch.



Forged, 1035 knuckle balls



Toss in a set of 6 shooter knuckles



And a set of 6 shooter arms and a set of "Super Metal" studs....whatever the hell that is. Sounds cool though.



The knuckles and arms are in the process of being powder coated so that is why they look weird. They are in the middle of outgassing and sand blasting.

Also planning on getting rid of the trunning bearings for the much stronger king pin-ish eliminators.



Then top the whole thing off with a yet to be determined front 3 link with a 7 or 8 inch front stretch, a 3 or 4 inch rear stretch and a 4 inch lowering job.
Good Shit Tim!
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Old September 23rd, 2014, 11:15 AM   #115
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Old September 23rd, 2014, 11:53 AM   #116
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Ready for loonie?
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Old September 23rd, 2014, 09:04 PM   #117
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looks like a nice list of upgrades!
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Old September 23rd, 2014, 10:21 PM   #118
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It will be ready, just not with this round of upgrades. I'm patching it back together though.
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Old October 1st, 2014, 02:26 PM   #119
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Old October 5th, 2014, 09:11 AM   #120
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Well I put one of my spare knuckles on the bent housing and pounded the axle shaft back in for one more run. Survived Loonie with only a minor mishap. Coming down out of OutBack I picked up a log that was about 7 feet long that went up through the tube work in the rear and hit my fuel pump. Almost tore the pump off the frame, kinked the line and ripped off the ground wire for the pump so it quit going down hill right in the middle of the trail. It also came out the side of the rig and blew one of the aluminum side panels off.

Had to saw the log out and then trail fix the wires to get back. Adding some protection to the fuel pump for this winter's mods.

Gonna start mods this week. I think Loonie is the last run for this season.
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