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Old September 29th, 2008, 10:31 PM   #61
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Very nice build how much $$$ do you have into it?
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Old September 29th, 2008, 10:41 PM   #62
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Very nice. I want to build a samurai but i cant see getting rid of my truck and cant really afford two toys.

What did you use for the rear perchs. What size [] tube. Want to do that when i do my 60 swap
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Old September 30th, 2008, 01:06 PM   #63
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Very nice build how much $$$ do you have into it?
I will be less than 4k when done.
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Old September 30th, 2008, 01:09 PM   #64
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Very nice. I want to build a samurai but i cant see getting rid of my truck and cant really afford two toys.

What did you use for the rear perchs. What size [] tube. Want to do that when i do my 60 swap
The tube was 3x5x1/4wall it still need bracing under it to keep it from bending.
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Old September 30th, 2008, 02:56 PM   #65
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Alot of jeeps end up with the compound angle in the rear driveshaft after an 8.8 conversion. Most say it is not a problem???

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Old September 30th, 2008, 04:09 PM   #66
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Alot of jeeps end up with the compound angle in the rear driveshaft after an 8.8 conversion. Most say it is not a problem???

Nice build!
Thanks for the info I have decided to run it and find out. If it vibrates i can always change it later.
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Old September 30th, 2008, 07:22 PM   #67
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Sweet shit, I love this thing!
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Old September 30th, 2008, 08:29 PM   #68
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Old September 30th, 2008, 08:44 PM   #69
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Mehhh, needs more triangulation Oh & add some lightening holes.

Just kidding, you should make a plasma cut gusset/decoration for the lower part of the X. GLTO or SLAMURAI in script letters somehow.
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Old September 30th, 2008, 08:55 PM   #70
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Thats nice that you hate rust, but surprisingly that one isn't that rusty as far as Michigan Samurai's go, but it is 5 years newer than most
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Old October 1st, 2008, 08:46 AM   #71
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Thats nice that you hate rust, but surprisingly that one isn't that rusty as far as Michigan Samurai's go, but it is 5 years newer than most
You forgot what I started with. Im going from this to 95% rust free that a lot of rust removing.




So I say agan I HATE RUST!!!!
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Old October 5th, 2008, 07:41 PM   #72
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I took a brake from the cage and got the steering done.











Nessary to remove the chunk of over load spring to make room for the draglink.


















all that is left is to hook up lines untill I get the Hydro assist.
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Old October 5th, 2008, 11:05 PM   #73
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Damn that thing can flex.
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Old October 6th, 2008, 03:53 PM   #74
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Damn that thing can flex.
There will be bumpstops from (Marvin Shaw) in there to keep the springs from going that far backword and making it more fun to jump. This should not kill overall flex that much.
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Old October 6th, 2008, 05:16 PM   #75
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mega negative arch wonder how many times it will do that before you've got to test out the on board welder.

Got my truck legal today, well at least now it has KY plates
stayed home with head cold today didn't do nawthin
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Old October 6th, 2008, 05:18 PM   #76
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Oh and hurry up snows gonna fly soon......
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Old October 6th, 2008, 06:39 PM   #77
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nice build and nice work.
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Old October 8th, 2008, 10:44 AM   #78
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You gonna come back up and help? Harlan the Nov.1 would be kick ass. I will have to turn into superman to get it done, but I will give it a shot. That sounds like a hardcore shakdown run. I will be working on the cage tonight.
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Old October 9th, 2008, 06:52 PM   #79
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Old October 10th, 2008, 07:48 PM   #80
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I'll be lucky to be ready by Nov1, If I go it will be with the lower springs, no way I'm going like it is. About lost my mind last time, too easy to flop.
Colds suck by the way...

P.S. What's with the single hoop? You could hang a swing in the back
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