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Old 03-02-2012, 04:11 PM   #126 (permalink)
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No doubt. The cleanest I've seen.

Excuse my ignorance, but the shifters sit directly on top the Atlas?

I guess I haven't paid close enough attention to Hornsfan's, but I thought I remembered them being 3-4" aft of the original TC shifter, therefore the reason for the previous linkage statement.

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No, they are cable shifters as others mentioned. They don't sit directly on top of the atlas. Atlas is a bit further back and the crawlbox is actually right below there.
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Old 03-02-2012, 07:28 PM   #127 (permalink)
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That might get hot. The console gets hot with the atlas. It's a great heater in the cold. Windows closed the heat blows out the rear and it's non issue.
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Old 03-13-2012, 04:23 PM   #128 (permalink)
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Dave's been knocking out the last few items. Sorry my iphone pics aren't the highest quality.











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Old 03-14-2012, 03:41 PM   #129 (permalink)
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Old 03-14-2012, 07:43 PM   #130 (permalink)
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Can you just finish this thing so we can see you wheel it already?!

seriously cant wait to see it done.
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Old 03-14-2012, 09:17 PM   #131 (permalink)
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Can you just finish this thing so we can see you wheel it already?!

seriously cant wait to see it done.
No kidding! I had to laugh when someone in the blue room asked how it rode with the new anti-rock.
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Old 03-20-2012, 07:31 AM   #132 (permalink)
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That might get hot. The console gets hot with the atlas. It's a great heater in the cold. Windows closed the heat blows out the rear and it's non issue.
I insulated the floor under the console, so it shouldn't be an issue.
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Old 03-20-2012, 08:19 AM   #133 (permalink)
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It does get hot. I was wondering if it was my Atlas or my transmission.
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Old 03-21-2012, 10:17 AM   #134 (permalink)
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It does get hot. I was wondering if it was my Atlas or my transmission.
The Atlas does tend to get hot on the Hiway, sometimes if the shifters are not adjusted right they will tend to get alittle hotter
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Old 03-21-2012, 01:15 PM   #135 (permalink)
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Dave's making it all come back together





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Old 04-16-2012, 12:04 PM   #136 (permalink)
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Been awhile since I've updated this thread. Dave's been wrapping up the build over the past couple weeks.

New remote fill locaiton



Exhaust back from coating



Gauges still need to be wired


Ready for some testing at jambo this weekend.

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Old 04-16-2012, 12:09 PM   #137 (permalink)
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Can't wait to see pics of this on the trail!

It's probably posted somewhere in here or your other build threads, but did you maintain your catalytic converters with the new exhaust? I was thinking about doing the URD Y-pipe until I saw that the cats had to be removed for it. Would like to find a way to get my exhaust up further and out of the way.
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Old 04-16-2012, 12:30 PM   #138 (permalink)
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Originally they were removed and the Y pipe was straight through as shown below (no cats on the long tube headers either).



Sounded down right obnoxious and raspy as hell. Even with changing the muffler up and resonator several times, the best solution to make it sound slightly less crapy was to install some magnaflow cats (can be seen on either side of the transmission)

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Old 04-16-2012, 12:36 PM   #139 (permalink)
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Thanks. Thought that was what I was looking at, but wasn't sure.
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Few shots from the first day of testing






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Old 04-26-2012, 09:31 AM   #141 (permalink)
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Here ya go, Brian. A couple of videos I shot.

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Thanks Jason!
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Couple more shots that Jason took and some from the video






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Old 08-08-2012, 06:05 PM   #144 (permalink)
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Haven't had an update in a little while, but the FJ seems to be doing well. It is hands down one of the most enjoyable rigs to drive that I've ever built.

Yesterday, one of our buddies from Shrockworks brought this over. It's their brand new FJ bumper, this is the 2nd one off the line. I had them build it without the upper hoop, so I can do my own tube work to fit the big Lightforce lights, as well as running tubes back to the firewall to help strengthen the whole front frame section. I'll post some pics up once I get it all finished.

Not sure if you guys have ever seen Shrockworks's products in person, but their fit and finish is amazing!

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Old 08-08-2012, 10:40 PM   #145 (permalink)
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Nice looking bumper Dave. Post more pics when you have it mounted...interested in the frame strengthening you mentioned.
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Old 08-10-2012, 08:59 PM   #146 (permalink)
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Hmmmm...just noticed. Do I see a currie up front?

edit: oh wait, those are not Camburg LCAs (or even remotely an FJC) - not the Schutzhund.

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Old 08-14-2012, 12:32 PM   #147 (permalink)
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Mocking up the Shrockworks front bumper, sorry for the crap cell phone pics. I've never had a vehicle that was harder to photograph...





Got the main tube welded in where I like it, now its time to run tube up to the firewall.



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Old 08-16-2012, 07:58 AM   #149 (permalink)
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Teaser pic, I'll show what's under the hood next week.

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Looks good.
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