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Old April 7th, 2014, 10:14 AM   #141
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Great fab work and attention to detail.

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Old April 7th, 2014, 12:16 PM   #142
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He has A.T.D.D. Attention to detail disorder.

Oh not to burst your bubble but those links won't last.

unless you fills them with sand
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Old April 7th, 2014, 01:18 PM   #143
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thanks revdog

caveman im gonna use the good glue so I think the links will be fine
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Old April 8th, 2014, 12:29 PM   #144
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caveman im gonna use the good glue so I think the links will be fine
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Old April 13th, 2014, 08:24 PM   #145
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started laying out some of the rear tubes





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Old April 13th, 2014, 09:15 PM   #146
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Looks long! But I like the lines!
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Old April 13th, 2014, 09:19 PM   #147
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yea it looks long but is same overhang as my blazer, sway bar arms are 21" long. plus gotta have room for fuel cell and storage space behind rear seat. its definitely not a tiny crawler.

space is looking good for bypasses and coil carriers on the links too.
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Old April 14th, 2014, 11:44 PM   #148
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Looks good!
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Old April 15th, 2014, 02:36 PM   #150
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looks good, but I have to ask, why is the belt line tube higher in the rear section than the front/door section? is it just for tire clearance under articulation ?
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Old April 15th, 2014, 03:15 PM   #151
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Yes tire clearance, and trying to keep shock mounts under that bar for rear seat access. I'm going to gusset that hole area so it's one big node and all the bars will be tied together.
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Old April 15th, 2014, 04:26 PM   #152
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yeah that's what I figured. mine is set up to have the upper shock mounts under the tube also and then Im going to box it all in so the shocks are inside the quarter panel area and completely boxed out of the cab area. should give it a really nice and clean finish. Im actually mounting my upper shock mounts tonight. Keep up the good work, I like it reminds me a bit of my build.
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Old April 15th, 2014, 04:36 PM   #153
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I was always curious if anyone ever made triangular fuel cells in the pockets outside of the trans tunnels. Would be pretty tricky, but very cool.

nice Pickemuptruck Very different seeing it built at full bump. curious what it will look like at ride height
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yeah that's what I figured. mine is set up to have the upper shock mounts under the tube also and then Im going to box it all in so the shocks are inside the quarter panel area and completely boxed out of the cab area. should give it a really nice and clean finish. Im actually mounting my upper shock mounts tonight. Keep up the good work, I like it reminds me a bit of my build.
yea sounds like we are pretty much on the same page
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Old April 15th, 2014, 08:17 PM   #155
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I was always curious if anyone ever made triangular fuel cells in the pockets outside of the trans tunnels. Would be pretty tricky, but very cool.

nice Pickemuptruck Very different seeing it built at full bump. curious what it will look like at ride height
never thought of putting fuel cells in there, would be nice place to keep weight low in the chassis. im planning on putting my exhaust in there on one side, and thought the other side would be cool to put trans or oil cooler in but not sure on that yet.

I am actually really digging the truck look right now. was thinking it would be cool to do a removable rear cage so when I don't have the family with me I could take out rear seat and cage to have the truck look, but prob wont..
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Old April 20th, 2014, 06:19 PM   #156
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started building fuel cell area and ran out of tube



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Old April 20th, 2014, 09:22 PM   #157
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Looks good as always.

Did you end up doing the coilover swap on that dark green ZJ instead of Joe?
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yea im currently working on it, he has a list of stuff for me to do on it.
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Old April 20th, 2014, 09:49 PM   #159
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Looks like a few zjs in the shop. I'm thinking tube is on the way.

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Old April 20th, 2014, 09:56 PM   #160
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yea the zjs are multiplying. pissed me off today when I realized I was out of 2" .120 tube, ill order a couple sticks tomorrow.

I have some 1.750 in stock though
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