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Old February 27th, 2012, 06:48 AM   #61
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DANG!!!! You got skills Richie!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old February 27th, 2012, 04:33 PM   #62
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Old March 1st, 2012, 04:58 PM   #63
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bring on the pics slacker!
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Old March 1st, 2012, 05:26 PM   #64
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well i have been working on the unibody, cut the shock holes and they went directly through the unibody frame rails so i have been reinforcing those and doing some plate work to build off of for the air bumps.









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Old March 1st, 2012, 05:33 PM   #65
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Cutting

That part doesnt look like it was any fun to build
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Old March 1st, 2012, 05:43 PM   #66
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No it wasnt welding to dirty thin sheet metal sucks! Glad its almost done just gotta finish up the passenger side and then do the plating on the floor inside. Then i can get the bumps mounted then the shocks
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Old March 2nd, 2012, 07:51 PM   #67
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I got the unibody restructuring done today, plated the trunk floor for the air bumps and got one of the bumps on.








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Old March 3rd, 2012, 06:41 AM   #68
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damn I need to find some time too get out there. When you cool guys go too bundy let me know so I can go and be a camera bitch.
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Old March 6th, 2012, 06:07 PM   #69
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starting to get the shock mounts mocked up.





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Old March 6th, 2012, 09:37 PM   #70
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Very nice!
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Old March 7th, 2012, 06:51 AM   #71
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that bolt in the top of that shock looks kinda jankie
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Old March 7th, 2012, 10:44 AM   #72
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yea i still have to cut it down and weld it back together so its the right length
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Old March 7th, 2012, 11:43 AM   #73
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yea i still have to cut it down and weld it back together so its the right length
I'm sorry richie I'm just jealous. amazing work sir. I wish I could afford your 'services'
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Old March 7th, 2012, 12:09 PM   #74
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Why the cut down axles vs ful width? Just because the front is existing or the types of trails you run?
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Old March 7th, 2012, 05:54 PM   #75
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I had to take out second mortgage I wanted it narrow for a couple reasons , I do run a bunch of tight bendy trailes and mostly dont like the look of full width, also drive on the street alot and have never had trouble with the law, and dont want to , think I would be pushing my luck with a foot of tire sticking out. Thanks guys
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Old March 7th, 2012, 06:18 PM   #76
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finished mocking up shock mounts, got the anti rock thru the unibody rails just high enough to clear the upper links, had to put a couple bends in the anti rock arms to clear bump stops





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Old March 8th, 2012, 05:53 PM   #77
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finished up the sway bar, had to shorten the links to keep the tires from rubbing the sway bar arms at full articulation.







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Old March 8th, 2012, 05:59 PM   #78
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Old March 8th, 2012, 06:00 PM   #79
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hurry up i want to see this when its done!
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Old March 9th, 2012, 03:22 AM   #80
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hurry up i want to see this when its done!
x2!

It's starting to take shape and looks so sick!
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