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Old July 20th, 2010, 12:08 PM   #381
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a (way overpriced) poly performance triangle tool bag?
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Old July 20th, 2010, 12:08 PM   #382
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It will be made out of aluminum and be mounted in that location....
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Old July 20th, 2010, 12:27 PM   #383
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Really taking shape now! Nice work!
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Old July 20th, 2010, 01:27 PM   #384
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Old July 20th, 2010, 02:50 PM   #385
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Old July 20th, 2010, 04:46 PM   #386
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Old July 21st, 2010, 04:53 PM   #387
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I just need a little chunk... nothing substantial. But now that I think about it... The JCR chevy TRE bushings might be a good part to use. I could probably buy a big chunk of material for the cost of 4 of them though...
We used to buy the material from mcmaster carr. Still pretty expensive though.
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Old July 23rd, 2010, 07:05 PM   #388
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Old July 23rd, 2010, 11:14 PM   #389
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No "club" stickers for me.

Electrical relay/fuse/connection center. I think it will clean up the firewall and engine bay up a lot so we'll see.

On the plus side, there's about a week left until teardown for paint. I need to get a couple last minute parts ordered before I can finish everything off completely. Its highly unlikely but it might just be wheelable before the snow flies..... Again.
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Old July 25th, 2010, 06:15 PM   #390
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Old July 25th, 2010, 06:46 PM   #391
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Nice. Can I be the first one to drive it and put a dent in a side panel?
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Old July 25th, 2010, 07:55 PM   #392
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That depends on what set of panels you want to tear up...

If it works out like I want, I'll have 2 or 3 sets... And one of those will need to stay in good shape and away from you!
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Old July 26th, 2010, 06:58 AM   #393
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Old July 26th, 2010, 08:04 AM   #394
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That depends on what set of panels you want to tear up...

If it works out like I want, I'll have 2 or 3 sets... And one of those will need to stay in good shape and away from you!
So, this is a dune buggy?
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Old July 26th, 2010, 09:37 PM   #395
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Sure, a 4 wheel drive dune buggy...



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Old July 26th, 2010, 09:50 PM   #396
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Lets not get crazy, there still looks to be a TON of work to do! Its looking good though!
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Old July 26th, 2010, 11:04 PM   #397
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What's the width? It looks massive! Nice work
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Old July 27th, 2010, 05:27 AM   #398
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Are your air shocks in single shear?
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Old July 27th, 2010, 09:03 AM   #399
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Lets not get crazy, there still looks to be a TON of work to do! Its looking good though!
It looks that way right there but I have lots of stuff removed for easier access. I guess it's time to get some close ups of all the time consuming stuff. The only thing that is really left to do is some tubes in the front end to stiffen up the structure there and the two sides of the firewall. Then it's strip, prep and weld.... After that, plumbing and wiring.

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What's the width? It looks massive! Nice work
Thanks! The chassis is 50" and the axles are 64/62" making the overall width around 79". It is a LOT smaller than it looks. My goal was to make the 37's look like 40's.

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Currently, yes. All the remaining brackets are made and ready to be welded on when it gets torn down.
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Old July 27th, 2010, 09:08 AM   #400
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Thanks! The chassis is 50" and the axles are 64/62" making the overall width around 79". It is a LOT smaller than it looks. My goal was to make the 37's look like 40's.

Nice work, looks very stable and I'd bet your 37's measure taller than my 38's
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