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Today 02:07 AM
2big bronco But 35s would fix that right up.


Let me know if you want to let your tub go really cheap
Yesterday 07:14 PM
YotaAtieToo
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Originally Posted by 2big bronco View Post
I e 5hought a lot about doing that with my vitara. I'll probably lengthen the samurai body a bit and make it more of a crewcab.
See, I think the wheelbase is waaaay to long for small tires.
Yesterday 06:50 PM
2big bronco I e 5hought a lot about doing that with my vitara. I'll probably lengthen the samurai body a bit and make it more of a crewcab.
Yesterday 01:25 PM
YotaAtieToo
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Originally Posted by paradisePWoffrd View Post
I think this rig is a zuk tub on kick frame:
Not too far off what I pictured.

I was thinking shorten the frame a little. Either move the drivetrain back or front end forward in the same process.

Maybe a little more lift and make it be able to fit 35-37s but not look completely retarded on the 32s.

Minimal everything. No dash, ect.
Yesterday 11:54 AM
paradisePWoffrd
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Originally Posted by YotaAtieToo View Post
On a side note, my mom has been cleaning up her yard and asked me about a samurai tub that I left there like 15 years ago and forgot about. I'm toying with the idea of tossing it on this frame....
I think this rig is a zuk tub on kick frame:

Yesterday 09:19 AM
YotaAtieToo On a side note, my mom has been cleaning up her yard and asked me about a samurai tub that I left there like 15 years ago and forgot about. I'm toying with the idea of tossing it on this frame....
Yesterday 08:50 AM
YotaAtieToo
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Originally Posted by 2big bronco View Post
Here for the fordyce report and pics
Overall it was a great trip. Sideshit (dubbed this trip) was a little bit of a flop. It was definitely making everyone laugh the whole time, but I fucked both cv's pretty quickly. I think I'm still over extending them. Wilson said the tire was turned extremely sharp the first time. So steering stops might help.

The bushing was siezed to the shaft when I went to change it, which means the spindle is probably fucked as well.

Exhaust is pretty fucked, gas tank is pretty fucked, pass rear coil fell out twice , gearing was night and day better than stock, but not near enough.

Whats wierd though is the intermediate shaft wasn't vibrating on the way out
Yesterday 07:18 AM
gregj50
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Originally Posted by 2big bronco View Post
Here for the fordyce report and pics


Oh yeaaaaaa!!!!!!!
Bring on the pics and vids!!!!


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10-20-2019 09:55 PM
2big bronco Here for the fordyce report and pics
10-13-2019 08:00 AM
YotaAtieToo
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Originally Posted by 2big bronco View Post
You finish the thing yet? Give your oldest the sawzall and tell him to get with it.
Finished? No, but either way, it's going to Fordyce this weekend. I need to shorten a drives haft for the front and I'd like to build some type of skid plate for the front diff since the cover is aluminum.

Just been crazy busy trying to get the place ready for a kids party.
10-04-2019 05:53 PM
2big bronco You finish the thing yet? Give your oldest the sawzall and tell him to get with it.
09-19-2019 06:46 AM
YotaAtieToo
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Originally Posted by jr4x View Post
I can't even imagine what that must have been like. Not only everything you had gone, but everything anyone around you had as well. Mike has a pretty good attitude about, better than I ever could. He says many people didn't fair out nearly as good as he did.
I think the whole town being gone was just as difficult to deal with, if not more, than loosing our house and belongings. Such a sudden end to so many things. Very sad, but in the end, I feel fortunate, the real important things to me, my family and friends, are all safe. Many souls were not as fortunate.

Definitely gives you a different perspective on material things.
09-19-2019 05:55 AM
jr4x
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Originally Posted by YotaAtieToo View Post
Jeremy had borrowed a samurai case from me and it burned up, but it would have burned up at my house too. Little truck parts are pretty low on the list when you loose everything.
I can't even imagine what that must have been like. Not only everything you had gone, but everything anyone around you had as well. Mike has a pretty good attitude about, better than I ever could. He says many people didn't fair out nearly as good as he did.
09-18-2019 08:11 PM
YotaAtieToo
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Originally Posted by jr4x View Post
I feel terrible, I sold stuff to both of them right before the fire, all of which burned up in the fire.

I sold some samurai stuff to Jeremy but it wasn't that much money. Sold a CRD 60 to Mike for $2000 bucks and it burned up with his race car.
Jeremy had borrowed a samurai case from me and it burned up, but it would have burned up at my house too. Little truck parts are pretty low on the list when you loose everything.
09-18-2019 06:52 AM
jr4x
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Ah, I know them both. Jeremy pretty well.
I feel terrible, I sold stuff to both of them right before the fire, all of which burned up in the fire.

I sold some samurai stuff to Jeremy but it wasn't that much money. Sold a CRD 60 to Mike for $2000 bucks and it burned up with his race car.
09-17-2019 06:48 PM
YotaAtieToo
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Originally Posted by jr4x View Post
Mike Ladd, and Jeremy Wilson
Ah, I know them both. Jeremy pretty well.
09-16-2019 04:39 AM
jr4x
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Originally Posted by YotaAtieToo View Post
Who do you know in paradise? Im like 4 mins from paradise.
Mike Ladd, and Jeremy Wilson
09-13-2019 08:12 AM
lwb86
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Originally Posted by YotaAtieToo View Post
Well it's a fail, vibrates and makes a horrible sound.
just thought change those ujoints in the stub shaft they look like the originals and have most likely operate at a specific angle forever and probably half siezed

as long as the output and input flange angles are the same you should be vibration free
09-12-2019 07:20 PM
YotaAtieToo
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Originally Posted by 86chevyjoe View Post
i see an old school MTR tire in your recent pics....
Wilson gave them to me, they came on his sami. I got it registered so I figured I'd try them out on the last trip up with no trailer. The problem is that they're ~2.5" backspacing and still need the 1" spacer in the front. so they rub really really bad in the front.
09-12-2019 10:49 AM
86chevyjoe i see an old school MTR tire in your recent pics....
09-11-2019 07:48 PM
YotaAtieToo
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Originally Posted by 2big bronco View Post
I dont need it any time soon but now that I know that it wasnt the problem with my samurai it makes me want to try to get it running again.
OK, I'll get it sent out soon.
09-11-2019 07:47 PM
YotaAtieToo
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Originally Posted by jr4x View Post
I'm coming to ridgecrest this weekend. Then I'll be in Reno in october. Got friends coming from paradise to one or both of those events.

I didn't think there was a difference in the body parts from 89 to 98. But my white one is a 96 with a left front fender off and older one and it doesn't line up right, body lines not even the same. Looks like 89 to 95 are one, then 96 97 and 98 were a little different. The grill on the 96 up looks like crap to, they made it different just to be different and I want the older style.

I'm pre-running ridgecrest in the tracker thursday and friday.
Who do you know in paradise? Im like 4 mins from paradise.
09-11-2019 05:41 PM
2big bronco
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Originally Posted by YotaAtieToo View Post

Shane, your ecu is still on my shelf, it won't go with the sidekick. If you need it, I'll get it to you asap.
I dont need it any time soon but now that I know that it wasnt the problem with my samurai it makes me want to try to get it running again.
09-11-2019 10:58 AM
jr4x I'm coming to ridgecrest this weekend. Then I'll be in Reno in october. Got friends coming from paradise to one or both of those events.

I didn't think there was a difference in the body parts from 89 to 98. But my white one is a 96 with a left front fender off and older one and it doesn't line up right, body lines not even the same. Looks like 89 to 95 are one, then 96 97 and 98 were a little different. The grill on the 96 up looks like crap to, they made it different just to be different and I want the older style.

I'm pre-running ridgecrest in the tracker thursday and friday.
09-10-2019 09:11 PM
YotaAtieToo
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Originally Posted by jr4x View Post
In all you guy's parts piles do either of you (2big bronco) have a grill or left front fender for a first gen track/kick? I'd like a grill from say a 95, need a fender from a 96+.
Not sure how to tell what year a fender is, but the guy I'm supposed to trade with says he has a bunch of extra track kick parts.

Are you going to be in CA any time soon?

Shane, your ecu is still on my shelf, it won't go with the sidekick. If you need it, I'll get it to you asap.
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