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Old April 10th, 2014, 10:57 AM   #1181
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Nice calculations, but why the heavier springs in the rear when the rear weighs less? To account for weight transfer?
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Old April 10th, 2014, 11:00 AM   #1182
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Nice calculations, but why the heavier springs in the rear when the rear weighs less? To account for weight transfer?
He already owns them and they just happen to end up sitting about where he wants to be. He is going to redo the rear suspension next year so the 18" rear shocks will be limited to 13.25" by limit straps for now.
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Old April 10th, 2014, 11:30 AM   #1183
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can u do this with air shocks too?
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Old April 10th, 2014, 08:40 PM   #1184
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Got some more work done tonight.





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Old April 14th, 2014, 11:55 AM   #1185
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Great weekend working on the rig.

Coolant lines


Started building the steering.


Shifter installed.







Buggy Tim working on the wiring.



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Old April 14th, 2014, 12:01 PM   #1186
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Old April 14th, 2014, 12:36 PM   #1187
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how warm are ur feet going to be?
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Old April 14th, 2014, 12:39 PM   #1188
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Not sure yet soon I'll be building the dog house.
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Old April 14th, 2014, 12:46 PM   #1189
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double wall for insulation?
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Old April 14th, 2014, 09:31 PM   #1190
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OK things that must be done to drive this. "Making myself a list"

1. Drive shafts - currently in the works.
2. Pull trans - need to put tailshaft bearing in and torque converter.
3. Steering - pickup fittings use break line to mock up then have the lines made.
3.1. Steel to mount ram. $$
4. Trans dipstick find one?
5. Exhaust - Should be interesting but doable.
6. Fuel lines $$
7. Break lines - need one new rubber line and a bunch of steel.
8. Steering wheel - $$
9. Limit straps on front.
10. Beef up front crossmember that is holding lower links.
11. Pray buggy Tim wires it correctly.

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Old April 15th, 2014, 04:38 AM   #1191
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Truggy troubles

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Old April 15th, 2014, 07:50 AM   #1192
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OK things that must be done to drive this. "Making myself a list"

1. Drive shafts - currently in the works.
2. Pull trans - need to put tailshaft bearing in and torque converter.
3. Steering - pickup fittings use break line to mock up then have the lines made.
3.1. Steel to mount ram. $$
4. Trans dipstick find one?
5. Exhaust - Should be interesting but doable.
6. Fuel lines $$
7. Break lines - need one new rubber line and a bunch of steel.
8. Steering wheel - $$
9. Limit straps on front.
10. Beef up front crossmember that is holding lower links.
11. Pray buggy Tim wires it correctly.

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Old April 15th, 2014, 07:51 AM   #1193
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I'll be painting as well.
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Old April 15th, 2014, 08:10 AM   #1194
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Did you get your springs yet?
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Old April 15th, 2014, 08:15 AM   #1195
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No Still in the mail, side note never received anything other than the invoice from PAC.

Edit- I just called PAC they will be in my hands on Friday
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Old April 15th, 2014, 10:16 AM   #1196
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OK things that must be done to drive this. "Making myself a list"

1. Drive shafts - currently in the works.
2. Pull trans - need to put tailshaft bearing in and torque converter.
3. Steering - pickup fittings use break line to mock up then have the lines made.
3.1. Steel to mount ram. $$
4. Trans dipstick find one?
5. Exhaust - Should be interesting but doable.
6. Fuel lines $$
7. Break lines - need one new rubber line and a bunch of steel.
8. Steering wheel - $$
9. Limit straps on front.
10. Beef up front crossmember that is holding lower links.
11. Pray buggy Tim wires it correctly.

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Old April 15th, 2014, 10:16 AM   #1197
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Correct

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Old April 15th, 2014, 10:25 AM   #1198
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13. poop resistant seat covers.



This is getting more interesting every day. keep posting pictures
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No Still in the mail, side note never received anything other than the invoice from PAC.

Edit- I just called PAC they will be in my hands on Friday
When should the lowers be in?
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Friday as well
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