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Old November 10th, 2014, 10:01 PM   #1
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Just got this home and gathering parts for a build. It may not be for everyone but, I'm excited. Going for a ratrod/trail beast. Here's my thoughts so far:

12v Cummins tuned up - single chrome stack through the hood

NV4500

Atlas transfer case

D60/80 axles 5:38 gears, air lockers

hydraulic steering, maybe 4 wheel steering


39.5x13.50R20 Interco IROKs on beadlocks

4-link front and rear

King 2.5" shocks

Full ExoCage formed to shape of body

360 degree LED light bars

front winch bumper

rear low profile bumper with winch hidden in the trunk

flat black paint with rally stripes like the early Baja racers

4 Mastercraft Baja seats

Autometer ProComp gauges

40 gal fuel cell
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Old November 10th, 2014, 10:13 PM   #2
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Sounds cool. Check out Speed Hut gauges, might save a bunch of $ and fully customizable to.
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Old November 10th, 2014, 10:25 PM   #3
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Holy crap, I'll be over when I'm back in town to check this thing out. Looks very interesting! Is that what the hood hanging in your barn is from?
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Old November 10th, 2014, 10:26 PM   #4
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I have some axles I will be willing to part with also if interested.
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Old November 10th, 2014, 10:28 PM   #5
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Cerial?
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Old November 10th, 2014, 10:32 PM   #6
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You're gonna baja that?!?
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Old November 10th, 2014, 10:42 PM   #7
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You're gonna baja that?!?
Youve never met him before have you?
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Old November 10th, 2014, 10:43 PM   #8
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Should I be skeered?
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Old November 10th, 2014, 10:45 PM   #9
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Should I be skeered?
I am guessing there is going to be coilovers sticking through the hood.
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Old November 10th, 2014, 10:51 PM   #10
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Gonna be weird to work out shock mounting with the hood/fender profile. May tie them into the exocage hoop.
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Old November 10th, 2014, 10:55 PM   #11
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I'll drop my bender and notcher off to you when I get home next week. I'm looking forward to seeing some sheet metal getting cut!
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Old November 10th, 2014, 10:58 PM   #12
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Nothing boring.
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Any interest in selling it before it becomes a hilljack retardodan? No offense, but they quit making those.
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Old November 11th, 2014, 12:22 AM   #14
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Any interest in selling it before it becomes a hilljack retardodan? No offense, but they quit making those.
This is why I don't come here anymore. Uppity dicks like you that think their way is the only way. Asshat..
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Good luck with that point of view. Let's take a cool,old ride and destroy it... Have fun supporting that one.
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Oh, and keep in mind- I've been a recent witness to your "modifications" to the chassis that BigB is trying to fix..... If the welder is in the north corner of the garage, head south.
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Oh, and keep in mind- I've been a recent witness to your "modifications" to the chassis that BigB is trying to fix..... If the welder is in the north corner of the garage, head south.
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Old November 11th, 2014, 05:58 AM   #18
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My first reaction was that it was going to ruin an old classic. I hope this is not the case. There's no part of coilovers sticking through the hood that sounds appealing to me.
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I thought it was because you spent too much time here
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