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Some more:

I finished up the the steering box plate



I also got my upper rear coil mounts done



and the factory panhard bar bracket plated



The rear axle is done with all the brackets welded on







I also got the rear shock mounts done. They are just the top few inches of the ford shock towers.

 

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And some more random pictures showing the rest of the track-bar bracket put on the front axle and the coilover hoops put on after I made them.









 

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ok so I actually got a lot done since the last time I uploaded pictures... which means I didn't have a lot of time to take pictures because I was trying to get things done. So it is actually sitting on tires now and the engine, transmission, transmission, transfercases are back in the frame and I put a couple bolts back in the body temporarily. I also temporarily put the grill and front bumper on so that it would look decent and be trailered to the Swap-meet and show n' shine that our club put on. Here are a couple pictures with it washed and out in the sunshine.



 

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I need to take the body back off to finish things. I will take more pictures for you guys when I do that.
 

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Damn man you do have OCD... look at how clean everything is!! Love it!

Cool build. I like the look of the flares, I wish there was some company that made huge ones for general application. Like trim'n'fit type stuff.

Nice welding BTW. Clean beads, no undercut, and actual penetration. None of that show-crap stack-a-tack cold junk.

Keep up the work. Looking forward to flex shots and some wheelin pics!
 

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a little on the tall side... but that is some damn fine work you've done there :smokin: can't wait to see more progress
Thanks! Yeah I would really like to drop it a couple inches, the rear was sitting tall so I just adjusted the front coilovers so it would sit level. I'm hoping the rear coils will settle down a little bit, and also when I build a rear bumper and pack tools it will hopefully help bring it down.
 

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sick build dude i have a 91 pickup sas locked front and back i live in boise we should go wheeling sometime all the clubs around here are jeepers cant find any yota guys
 

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Nice build. A little different direction that I took with mine, but it looks like you have replaced every major part. Keep up the good work.
 

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I have some pictures for you guys! They aren't necessarily in an exact order of events...



















 

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Great build man, quick question for you: What width did you end up setting between the front frame rails? And how much clearance do you have from the frame to the headers?

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Great build man, quick question for you: What width did you end up setting between the front frame rails? And how much clearance do you have from the frame to the headers?

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At the very front there is about 26 1/2" between the inside of the framerails and they taper in as they go back. There is roughly 25 1/2" between the rails where the header collector flanges are. Clearance between the headers and framerails is REALLY tight... like almost touching on the drivers side and about 1/4" on the passenger side.
 

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Damn that's clean. Where did you get those flares?
They are bushwacker flares. I got them off ebay. They don't make rear flares of that style for the 2nd gen 4runners so I ordered 2 front sets and did a little triming to make one of the front sets work for the rear
 

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Front Sway-bar:







What each piece started as


Torsion bar from a 1990 Nissan pickup. It's about 35" inches long


welded washers to cap one side of each spline sleeve


Drivers Side arm




Passenger side


I used set screws to keep the arm from coming off the bar

 
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