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Old 05-10-2019, 08:34 PM   #76 (permalink)
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Still slowly working on this thing. Lots and lots of welding!

Got my Ebay special heater mounted. Will have defrost, center and foot zone heating vents.

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Been acquiring some more parts. Got some JDM spec 5 point harnesses, latch style.

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Polishing my turd of a front axle with shiny parts.

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Old 05-11-2019, 07:37 PM   #77 (permalink)
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Took a break from welding to dink around on some other stuff. Got my Ruffstuff rear lightbar all wired up with tail, break, reverse, and dust lights.

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More turd polish. Fresh front rotors and converted to 1/2" studs versus the stock 7/16ths garbage.

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Old 06-08-2019, 10:26 PM   #78 (permalink)
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More welding. Chassis is about 80% welded. Almost everything is done in front of the firewall and behind the B-pillar.

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Old 07-07-2019, 10:05 PM   #79 (permalink)
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Photobucket blows with their huge watermark

Anyways, been working on this.

Rebuilt the D300 with fresh bearings. Front output had like 1/4" of play before, now everything is nice and tight. It also leaked out of almost every gasket, so fresh gaskets and some Ultra Black RTV will hopefully keep it dry. Also going to add a sight tube to both the D300 and the range box.

I am using a plate mount on the rear of the D300 and bushings as my trans mount. Plate is 3/8". The Nissan rangebox is integrated into the rear of the trans with like 13 bolts and the NWF TX-10-D300 doubler adapter is made out of 6061 billet, so they should be plenty beef to hold up to the abuse.

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Been continuing my welding and fabrication on the chassis with lots of little stuff that doesn't make for good photos. Got the B-Pillar gussets in.

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Buddy turned me onto these sweet little spring clips for roof and body panels. The ones I am using for the roof are 3/8" and the body panel ones are 1/4". I think they are a stock ford part.

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Old 08-25-2019, 07:24 AM   #80 (permalink)
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Good to see you're still plugging away at it, keep it up!
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Old 08-25-2019, 04:34 PM   #81 (permalink)
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Good to see you're still plugging away at it, keep it up!
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Photobucket once again fucked the photos up. When I get around to it, I will get them fixed.
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Old 03-07-2020, 10:52 PM   #82 (permalink)
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Well, time to stick my 'money' where my mouth is. @BigWoodyWag & 'The Talent Tank' motivated me to revive this thread. Gonna switch all the photos from photobucket to flickr to get them active again.


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Old 03-08-2020, 12:55 AM   #83 (permalink)
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Couple hours later, and all the photos are updated!

Onto bringing us up to modern day.

Useless paint highlighting on the intake.

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Gusseting the rocker bar. Going to sleeve the rocker to make it .250" wall.

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Additional tube from hoodline bar down to the front tube frame. This solves two issues in one; helps tie the tube frame in more and helps tie the hoodline bar, which in turn supports the shockmount. Also, as you can tell, the old master cylinder leaked, so I replaced it with a fresh disc brake unit to prep for the rear disc brake swap.

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4wd pan hangs way low. So low that it is below the axle tube at full bump!

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Finally was able to track down a 2wd pan and pickup from a Nissan Hardbody D21 V6 3.0L VG30E. On top of clearance, I gained 3/4 a quart of oil capacity, from 3.5 quarts with the 4wd pan to 4.25 quarts with the 2wd pan. Pickup is still at the rear of the pan, and it is baffled, so not too worried about oil starvation. Oilpan gasket was dripping oil so it was good to drop it and seal it up. Pickup tube O-ring was rock hard, so good to replace that as well! Should be able to hopefully build a oil pan skid to protect it!

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Mocking up a CB Radio (cause I had it on the shelf) and a 25W 'race' radio.

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