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  1. The Pub
    I have this 69 cj-5 that has a good body for the most part. Basically what I want to do with it body wise is use everything from the seats forward minus the fenders and build a inner cage./tube frame to replace the current frame. Then place a SBC behind the driver and extend the wheelbase to...
  2. The Pub
    Has any one ever had there buggy frame or frame in general Nickle plated? It seems that by dipping it you could not only coat the outside but also the inside of the tube/frame providing superior corrosion protection over powder coating or just painting. This would be done from a environment...
  3. General Tech
    Can you run a divorced 205 backward to get overdrive or would it chew itself up due to oiling, bearings, other? I'm not the first person to think this up so the idea is not totally out there. It has been asked before with vague answers as to what would go wrong. If it could work I would leave...
  4. The Pub
    I want to use suspension seats in my build. They really buffer the bumps leading to less back pain and a overall better feel when driving. The seat is bolted to the floor then has 2 limiting straps on each side holding it from being inflated higher then it should be. The belt mechanism is a...
  5. General Tech
    A while back I was looking for a way to provide oil to the engine at extreme angles. It involved a pump and a lot of other complicated parts that simply would not work. Got to thinking about it again this morning and tossed out all the complicated junk. Excuse the bad sketch. What I needed...
  6. General Tech
    I am getting more pieces around for this build and need to start thinking about the the propane tanks. I want to run 3 tanks. I plan on running 2 at once and using the 3rd in reserve to get my butt home or to a refilling station. I can buy them used but don't really know jack about the DOT...
  7. Toyota Tech
    I am building a rig from the ground up and need some fj62 axle advise. I have a set of 87 fj62 axles. I after much kicking and screaming I finally realized I needed to changed my transfer to a atlas2 with a center output. I still Like the fj-62 parts availability and the strong 4.11 3rd of the...
  8. General Tech
    For a while now (like 8 years) I have been playing around with the idea of a transfer case with a 1/1 low and a .5/1 high. The goal being that you could run 2 transmissions (in this case it is 2 t-18 transmissions) and then run a specialty transfer case. The idea being that you would not only...
  9. General Tech
    Has anyone ever used a Dana 18 to make a 2 speed rear end. Basically you would flip it 90 degrees upright making the drive shaft's ends upright. Then turn it 180 sideways making the input the new output going into the rear axle. The rear end end of the drive shaft would come up to the rear...
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