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Old 10-29-2014, 04:00 PM   #326 (permalink)
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Getting motivated seeing it start to come together, should be able to get the rest of the panels off to powdercoat next week. Hoping to have this thing going mid November.

Really liking how the skids came out, going to make it much more enjoyable on the trail. Got a forged yoke ordered, guess I should probably build some pinion guards?

So with the 40s, and ORI's at half travel. Its got a 19" belly, and 73-74" to the roof. So chassis is about 54" tall, with close to an inch in the skids.
Damn good looking rig dude !
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Old 10-30-2014, 08:29 AM   #327 (permalink)
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Damn good looking rig dude !
Thanks!

It'll be for sale within 1-1.5 years. Planning on building a 4 seater once we get a new place with a better more equipped detached garage.
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Old 11-03-2014, 06:31 AM   #328 (permalink)
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Should be ready to fire this thing next weekend. Everything is wired and tested, just needs to be loomed and tied up. Dash and all the paneling needs sanded then sent off to the powdercoat this week.

Buddy is doing a really nice job, everything is soldered and heat shrunk. Plus every accessory has sealed deutsch connectors so it can be disassembled easily.
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Old 11-11-2014, 08:33 AM   #330 (permalink)
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sweet!
It'll be sweet when it fires up tonight! Luckily I have a scrap harness to rob IAC, TPS & MAP leads off for a clean stretch due to the intake flip. Hoping to get panels off to powdercoat before the end of the week.
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Old 11-11-2014, 09:34 AM   #331 (permalink)
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Oh boy do I know that feeling of firing up the rig--excitement and trepidation all in one pkg--good luck....
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Old 11-12-2014, 06:30 AM   #332 (permalink)
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Oh boy do I know that feeling of firing up the rig--excitement and trepidation all in one pkg--good luck....
Fired up first try, ran great!
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Old 11-19-2014, 01:37 PM   #333 (permalink)
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Stole this pic off my powdercoaters FB page. Wiring got wrapped up Monday night, so hopefully tonight I can get the dash ready to drop off and have it back by early next week and get this thing done...

I'll have all the panels on it tonight, but I'll probably refrain from putting anymore pics up till its sitting outside done.
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Old 11-20-2014, 06:40 AM   #335 (permalink)
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Thanks, it looks pretty sweet with the panels on!
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