I started building this jeep in late 2007. The plans were to use the drivetrain from my old SAS S10 in a trail Jeep that I bought for $300 and add some tube, leaf springs front and rear with a wheel base of 95 to 100"
This was kind of the first mock up... It was way too tall, the 700r4 was way too long, etc. I decided I would run a different trans and T case... NP435 and bronco 20. I used Novak's guide on adapting Chevy bellhousings to Ford transmissions. The Bronco 20 was fitted with Tera Low gears and modded for twin stick operation
Column, pedals, clutch master and booster from a CJ7
Thanks guys. I started this build a long time ago but decided to put it up here to possibly get some better input.
my current engine mount setup that I made myself. The bushing is from a Lincoln SA200 Welder. No issues but I have looked at a few mount setups using a round poly bushing and sleeve (like a shacke mount bushing). I would like to do something like this. I am pretty good with a tape measure and geometry, but any tricks to getting the engine where you want it when fabricating these style mounts?
Also I have just been working on tearing this thing down. I pulled off the front sheet metal and radiatior, and transmission and transfer case... very hardcore
STaK fitted up to the SM420
Also picked up a Miller TIG to do most (if not all) of the welding for this redesign of this rig. I do a lot of stick and MIG welding at work, TIG is more of a fun process.\
hey Owen its Cardinal, build threat is sweet, i like the upgrades so far, you will love those tires. t-case 2 for that matter, i am picking up my new meats sunday morning. what did you do with the old 20 t case? what ratio did you go with?
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