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Old March 14th, 2011, 08:25 PM   #121
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now this is just getting comical
... it has been the whole time...


Water Pumps Suck.

Snapped three studs so far, stripped one bolt too.

...and its still on there...

To Do List before April 1st:
-Fab Shock Mounts
-Mount Shocks
-adjust front camber
-Adjust Steering
-Install Brake Lines
-Replace U-Joint
-Finnish water pump
-Fab Bumper
-Mount lightbar
-Wire up the 6 lights
-Add Fender flares
-Undercoat the bottom half of body
-Install new gastank/gas tank sheild
-re-run all the gas lines/wires
-Possibly a new starter
-Spare tire mounts

There might be more or less added on that list, i work a mandatory 2hours a day on the truck, monday-friday, with the help of 2 or 3 buddy's, hopefully ill have it done by the April 1st run.

Pic's when something cool happens!
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Old March 15th, 2011, 07:22 AM   #122
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-Finnish water pump

Is that some type of water pump only available in the UP ah?
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Old March 15th, 2011, 12:03 PM   #123
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thats the one for the sauna.
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Old March 15th, 2011, 03:57 PM   #124
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Is that some type of water pump only available in the UP ah?

ha, yeah. It happens to be the one that cause's the most problems too...
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Old March 15th, 2011, 04:45 PM   #125
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Finnaly got that POS water pump off, now i get to drill and re-tap 2 studs...

My buddy finished some fabbing on the light bar, getting ready for mounting.


Holds 6 lights...
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Old March 15th, 2011, 10:44 PM   #126
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hows it ride with the new springs on it?
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Old March 16th, 2011, 02:42 PM   #127
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Just figured out that my lights are backordered for awhile, so i gotta scramble to find some lights before the run...

gonna pick up a bit and tap set to fix this water pump, hopefully i can get that taken care of by the friday, then its on to the gas tank.

here's a pic of the truck up on the lift, we also ditched the rear sway bar today too....


Should i custom fab my own towers, or should i use the super duty shock towers that ive seen a few people use, i think im gonna go with the super-duty towers. less fab time.

is it safe to start on shock mounts before i can my shocks?

oh, and havent driven it yett...
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Old March 19th, 2011, 09:29 PM   #128
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picked up some beams for cut-n-turning from 400bronco.

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Old March 20th, 2011, 12:56 AM   #129
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Old March 21st, 2011, 05:35 PM   #130
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I like the VW engine on the office chair haha wish I could use them to move my engines around
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Old March 21st, 2011, 10:41 PM   #131
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...you know you want a Volkswagen, i can tell.
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Old March 24th, 2011, 05:52 PM   #132
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Just got my new shocks yesterday!



alright, im a total noob here, so i need to now how to charge these up or what do i have to do to get them ready for the truck?

thanks.
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Old March 26th, 2011, 03:17 PM   #133
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worked on the truck for a few hours while the teacher was in the shop.

currently, the truck is kicking my ass. its fighting me every inch.
brake lines, water pumps, etc. frustrating stuff.

Me (white t) and my buddy trying to figure out the water pump issue.
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thats how its going with my truck right now
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bringing the truck home tmrw, rolled it out of the school shop today. we go on spring break this week so i want it home so I can actually do some work on it...

Here's some pic's of it in the sunlight. the springs are actually starting to settle a little bit....



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I like the monster sticker
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My buddy finished some fabbing on the light bar, getting ready for mounting.


Holds 6 lights...
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Just figured out that my lights are backordered for awhile, so i gotta scramble to find some lights before the run...


Should i custom fab my own towers, or should i use the super duty shock towers that ive seen a few people use, i think im gonna go with the super-duty towers. less fab time.

is it safe to start on shock mounts before i can my shocks?

oh, and havent driven it yett...
I hope your shock towers are more durable than the light bar
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Old March 31st, 2011, 07:41 PM   #138
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fuck off.
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ohhh, by the way. we kicked your highschool football teams ass.
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Old March 31st, 2011, 08:53 PM   #140
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