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Old February 4th, 2012, 06:37 AM   #621
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Old February 4th, 2012, 08:21 AM   #622
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What's the point in coating the entire exhaust system? I'm not knocking it, I'm just curious. Everything looks great.
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Old February 4th, 2012, 09:53 AM   #623
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What's the point in coating the entire exhaust system? I'm not knocking it, I'm just curious. Everything looks great.
Biggest reason is heat. Also appearance, it only cost a few more bucks for the tail pipe.
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Old February 4th, 2012, 09:57 AM   #624
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I have been ready to wheel for a long time. The buggy is mere days away from bring ready.
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Old February 4th, 2012, 06:15 PM   #625
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Frdboy stopped by and helped me wrap up a bunch of details today.










We also fired it up. Sounds a bit quieter than I was expecting. The bummer part is I have a bad hydraulic hose. Have to wait till Monday to get a new one.
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Old February 4th, 2012, 06:17 PM   #626
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We also fired it up. Sounds a bit quieter than I was expecting. The bummer part is I have a bad hydraulic hose. Have to wait till Monday to get a new one.

Its a little bit of a drive, but Cedar Rock Automotive (Jim Hawthorn), located just north of me, will build a hose for you. He's open from 11am until 2pm tomorrow.
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Old February 4th, 2012, 06:23 PM   #627
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Gotcha thanks. I will look into that.
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Old February 4th, 2012, 06:45 PM   #628
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That thing is so bad ass, can't wait to see it in action! Sounds awesome at idle even if it is a little quieter than expected.
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Old February 4th, 2012, 06:58 PM   #629
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Old February 4th, 2012, 09:42 PM   #630
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We also fired it up. Sounds a bit quieter than I was expecting. The bummer part is I have a bad hydraulic hose. Have to wait till Monday to get a new one.
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Old February 5th, 2012, 06:02 AM   #631
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Old February 5th, 2012, 02:22 PM   #632
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Old February 5th, 2012, 05:31 PM   #633
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Wiring is done. Hydraulic steering problem fixed. Ran it thru 2 heat cycles. Getting close.
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No. Still running it thru heat cycles and trying to get fluids to there operating level. Tranny is thirsty. 3.5 gallons and still low after last check.
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No. Still running it thru heat cycles and trying to get fluids to there operating level. Tranny is thirsty. 3.5 gallons and still low after last check.

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why so much tranny fluid?
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Tranny was empty. New torque converter. Deep tranny pan. Remote cooler.
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Old February 5th, 2012, 09:10 PM   #640
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That's not a ton, hell, mine had 3 gallons with a stock pan.
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