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Old April 2nd, 2011, 06:09 PM   #541
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Tried to get the other pics you wanted, turned out really dark and the drive shaft was in the way, here's the base Kevin made for the shifter. No cable.
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Old April 2nd, 2011, 06:21 PM   #542
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Is that shifter hand made or bought?
Both. The link to it is somewhere in the last 6 or 7 pages. Its a simple $49 piece. Seeing as we took the console part from the stock shifter out this one sat right on the floor. Kevin doubled the length so it is the perfect height for me and he built the base. I liked it because there are no gates and no buttons, not to mention the low cast. I will see how well it works and if I feel I want a gate between reverse and park it can always be added.
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Old April 3rd, 2011, 07:07 AM   #543
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Becky,
I think you will want a gate between Park and Reverse. When you need to get back down off something quickly, you don't want to be catching Park and being locked in position.

just my .02
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Old April 3rd, 2011, 09:00 AM   #544
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I think you will want a gate between Park and Reverse. When you need to get back down off something quickly, you don't want to be catching Park and being locked in position.

just my .02
Probably so Jim, gonna test her out without first.
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Old April 3rd, 2011, 11:44 AM   #545
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Tranny lines and cooler all set. Starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel.

Still to do:

hook misc. wires (stereo) back up.
hood pins
engine skid
drop off at exhaust shop
build up bump stops

Wow, that can't be all.......been a long winter of ordering parts. Sure can't wait to finally go play.
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Old April 3rd, 2011, 12:11 PM   #546
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Ill bet mine will wheel before yours LOL
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Old April 3rd, 2011, 12:23 PM   #547
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Ill bet mine will wheel before yours LOL

Maybe so Collin! You've got a very hard working, determined crew working on yours for sure.

First scheduled trip for mine is weekend of the 15th. I'll see you and your rig at the Blessing.
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Old April 3rd, 2011, 12:28 PM   #548
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I have chemo either 2 or 4 days before the blessing. We will play it by ear and see how i feel.
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Old April 3rd, 2011, 12:30 PM   #549
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Jeep is looking good Becky
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Old April 3rd, 2011, 12:31 PM   #550
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I hear chemo can be an ass kicker, you do what you gotta do to kick back.I will catch up with ya at the dunes at some point i'm sure.
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Old April 3rd, 2011, 01:50 PM   #551
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these are nice...139 each 26 for the mount....

there in the vendor section on pirate.
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Old April 3rd, 2011, 01:55 PM   #552
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these are nice...139 each 26 for the mount....

there in the vendor section on pirate.


Would love to do the suspension part now, but it will have to wait til next winter. Spent way more then I expected with this part of the build. I'll be smilin when I pull it off the trailer tho.
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Old April 4th, 2011, 01:54 PM   #553
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Heading to the exhaust shop on the 12th.
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Where did you decide to take it to?
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Old April 4th, 2011, 02:41 PM   #555
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Where did you decide to take it to?
In Muskegon. Having Kevin drop it off at Special T's. They got quite a few votes when I asked about a shop on that side. Just easier then back and forth
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looks good becky. is there a link or something for that shifter?
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looks good becky. is there a link or something for that shifter?

Thanks Ian! Here ya go.
http://www.speedwaymotors.com/Stock-...fter,2801.html
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Old April 4th, 2011, 04:02 PM   #558
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should be sweet when it come off the trailer. look forward to seein it this year
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pretty sweet deal.

cannt wait to get out and wheeling with you this summer.
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Here's the finished shifter. Re used the stock console. Very happy with how this turned out.


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