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Old February 11th, 2016, 12:00 PM   #1
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most of you probably have probably seen this rig before. built and wheeled by the owner of R&R Fabwerks also known as sbcrichie.
i joked with him for a while about buying it but on 12/13/15 i showed up with cash. i couldnt be more excited to own this tried and true very solid rig.
these specs are copied from his build thread

started as a 84 s-10 blazer

4' of original frame left under the cab and the rest of the main frame is 1.75x3/16 dom, and the rest is 1.75x.120 wall.

engine: mild 350 with vortec heads and mild cam, FAST EFI

turbo 400 trans with ck performance full manual valve body with engine braking, ck performance front pump, ck performance 2nd gear drum thingy mabob, 3000 stall converter, art carr shifter.

borg warner t-case out of a mid 90's chevy truck with a fixed rear yoke.

rear driveshaft with 1410 ujoints, front shaft 1330 cv with flange mount.

rear axle is a lp dana 60 with 4.56 gears, detroit, blue torch diff cover, and disc brakes.

front axle is hp dana 60 with 4.56 gears, spartan locker, gm calipers to fit 15" wheels. reid knuckle

wheels are 15x10 carmen saftey lock bead locks with custom alum outer rings.

39.5 iroks

rear suspension is a single triangulated four link with 2.5x16 king coil overs, foa 4x2 air bumps, currently bumped and strapped at 18" wheel travel, should be able to go to 20-24" of travel now with new driveshaft set up just havent had time to mess with it yet. antirock sway bar. 8" of compression travel.

front suspension is single triangulated four link with 2.5x16 triple rate king coil overs, foa 4x2 air bumps, bumped and strapped at 14" wheel travel. 6" compression travel.

links: front lower links are 2"x.250 dom, uppers are 1.5"x.250, poly bushings at the frame and 1.250 heims with high mis spacers at the axle.

rear upper links are 1.75"x3/16 dom, lowers are fabricated mostly out of 3/16 plate steel, poly bushings at the frame and 1.250 heims with high mis spacers at the axle.

cooling: howe double pass radiator with lt1 fans and shroud, steering cooler out of a bobcat, big oil cooler and trans cooler with dedicated fans.

20 gal alum custom fuel cell

115" wheel base, 18.5" belly height at ride height on 37" boggers.

warn 9000 winch with master pull rope, not currently working need remote solenoid pack.

3" mandrel y pipe to single 3.5", magnaflow muffler.

psc full hydro steering 2.25 single ended ram, psc pump and pulley, psc orbital.


his build thread
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Old February 11th, 2016, 12:02 PM   #2
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no mods planned at this time just a few small maintenance repairs and get some seat time in it. trying to figure where i want to take it first. will probably be bundy or rocks and valleys. want to hit badlands as ive never been there and probably a trip to the dunes
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Old February 11th, 2016, 01:36 PM   #3
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Yeah this thing is pretty crazy. Sorry to say I've teabagged your buggy before.
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I've always been a fan of this rig, too. Glad to see it still alive
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Old February 13th, 2016, 10:49 PM   #5
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First trip should probably be the hill climb at R&V/SnowSnake. Then Schuss Mtn!
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congrats. have fun with it!
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congrats. have fun with it!
Hey, be more exited, It's a Chevy! You guys are like blood brothers now!
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Sweet. Im the last to know anything. Where to first
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Old February 15th, 2016, 02:09 PM   #11
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Sweet. Im the last to know anything. Where to first
I think I might wait till it warms up some more lol. Thinking maybe rocks & valley's or bundy first.

(Ps... I need your wheels so I can get your new meats on )

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cool rig you have there
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Just took her to my mom's house a few miles away to fart around in the fields. Gotta take advantage of this weather
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first time out in her was rouch park last weekend

was so amazing i made the local newspaper

also have a picture of me on their official website
http://www.rouchworld.com/
and for the record all of this has gone to my head. i feel like a celebrity now lol
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Come see me when you win some awards lol
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Race jeep isn't done yet lol
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thanks NightKrawler i think the video works better now
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