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Old April 16th, 2009, 04:32 PM   #121
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life is taken too seriously....typed on my $750 computer.


Bryce, quit making excuses and get that shit done...either that or go buy a better camera and get some better pictures.
shhhhh top secret shit man.. pics gotta be fuzzy so the competitors dont see what's up !! or at least thats what im assuming..
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Old April 17th, 2009, 07:55 AM   #122
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shhhhh top secret shit man.. pics gotta be fuzzy so the competitors dont see what's up !! or at least thats what im assuming..
definately not... only lil rich would do that and then have a floppy noodle suspension because his shocks are mounted 1/2 way down the upper link arms and it has 24" of industry revolutionizing travel

This will be very conventional in design and appearance, 14" travel shocks are plenty and the rest will be your average "jeep" buggy...
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Old April 29th, 2009, 08:56 PM   #123
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looks good, What would you charge to duplicate just the toob chassis?
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Old April 30th, 2009, 11:07 AM   #124
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looks good, What would you charge to duplicate just the toob chassis?
Thanks, I guess I havent thought about that much... Depending on what level of completeness I figure it would range between $3500 and $4500. Half of that is materials.

I have been swamped with school lately, pretty much 2 weeks of finals and now I have a 15 page report due tomorrow that I'm not looking forward to. Last weekend I didnt have any power and managed to get a couple things done earlier in the week. I came back to work after class yesterday to finish up some design work. I'll have a few more hours into it today but I should have another sizeable amout of stuff to send to Tab for cutting and when that comes back things should go quickly.
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Old April 30th, 2009, 12:26 PM   #125
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I somehow just saw this thread? wow.


Go buy a damn camera so we can tell you what you are doing wrong.
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Old April 30th, 2009, 11:52 PM   #126
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I agree. Its helpful to know what people are spending.

I typed this on a $700 laptop, perched on the back of a $150 hooker.
I typed this on a (price unknown, it was a gift about 5 years ago) computer, but I have a $1200 laptop (when it was new) for toting to college and back.

Keep posting prices, it'll help followers to price out projects, find deals, etc.


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Old May 1st, 2009, 05:21 AM   #127
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x10 on pricing info -

monitoring build expense as you go is smart reguardless -

seems like when people put out build numbers there either way over or way under estimated and therefore useless.


nice work btw, its looking good
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Old May 1st, 2009, 08:52 AM   #128
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I got my Branik high steer arms yesterday and they are amazing! 3/4" thick chromoly, machined out to my design and they are a work of art in themselves. If anyone wants high steer arms go to Branik, seriously, you cant beat the price or quality. They'll even make your custom design for less than others sell their kits for! I'll post up pictures when I get home tonight.
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Old May 1st, 2009, 11:39 AM   #129
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Old May 1st, 2009, 11:59 AM   #130
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Old May 20th, 2009, 05:22 PM   #131
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I've been working on the fuel system lately, I'll post pictures when I get it all together, it'll be a work of art hidden in the tank.
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Old May 20th, 2009, 05:23 PM   #132
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Old May 20th, 2009, 11:41 PM   #133
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those are machined for spidertrax knuckles and i dont see those on the branix site. are they custom or what? cool ars though.
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Old May 21st, 2009, 02:31 AM   #134
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those are machined for spidertrax knuckles and i dont see those on the branix site. are they custom or what? cool ars though.
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I got my Branik high steer arms yesterday and they are amazing! 3/4" thick chromoly, machined out to my design and they are a work of art in themselves. If anyone wants high steer arms go to Branik, seriously, you cant beat the price or quality. They'll even make your custom design for less than others sell their kits for! I'll post up pictures when I get home tonight.



his answer a few post up. this is a awesome jeep. good job man.


this is a killer build
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Old May 26th, 2009, 08:42 PM   #135
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this is my super bad ass fuel tank that has way too much work and time into it. 4 switching pickups feeding an airtex E8248 fuel pump with a corvette pressure regulator and filter, all in the tank using 3/8" hard line and compression fittings. I need to run 2 wires to a military style cannon connector that will seal to the tank. I will have 2 wires to the tank and one -6 pressure line from the tank to the engine. my goal is to make it so simple looking that it looks unfinished.

originally the tank came with blue -8 connectors and a crappy excuse for a pick up tube. I decided that I wanted black fittings for all of my AN connections since i was already swapping from -8 to -6, it was a little tricky but I got it to work. I searched all over and couldnt find a -6 roll over valve that was black. I bought a -6 bulkhead in black and did some light modifications to make a -6 roll over valve out of it.

the rest are some random pictures of things I have been killing some time on until the next batch of plates come in from Tab at True North Designs.
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Old May 26th, 2009, 08:46 PM   #136
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and a couple full size images for people to look at....





anyone have any goode ideas on how to clean up the cowl area at the door bar/A pillar area? I have a couple ideas but they take away from a clean look. I really dont like the 90 degree corner right there but I dont have much of a choice with the hood on there.
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Old May 26th, 2009, 08:51 PM   #137
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That one tube is not straight.

Start over.
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Old May 26th, 2009, 09:10 PM   #138
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Why all the bling in the gas tank? Good pickup at any angle maybe?

Oh, and Stan is cross eyed right now.
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Old May 26th, 2009, 09:13 PM   #139
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your brow bar is bent
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Old May 27th, 2009, 07:08 AM   #140
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Why all the bling in the gas tank? Good pickup at any angle maybe?
yes, after running out of fuel on the side of the road in west branch with a quarter of a tank I made certain that it will never happen again. I should be good for 90 degrees in any direction with 1/4 of a tank or less.. I need to address the lubrication system next but I think I'll wait until it's moving first. something about a never ending project comes to mind when I keep adding things to the list.
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