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Finally got finished moving to the new house, and got back to this project.

I took her out for a test run back in February and broke the rear shocks. The lesson here is measure for bumpstops, don't assume they are OK.

So yesterday, I swapped out the busted shocks and we built some new bumpstops. I gave her a test run at Crozet and loved the performance.









Next in line is to move the gas tank back, and then start on the cage rebuild.
 

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Not much progress in the build, I wheeled it pretty hard yesterday to see what needs attention.

I have a leak in the return line for the steering, I need a cooler for the steering, but overall, I was impressed with the performance.

I really need to work on the cage before pushing it much more.

Couple of pics from yesterday...











 

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Hey bro, nice job. I dont follow to many build threads, but your rig looks great man!
 

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I had a couple of vacation days, and got back to working on this project.

This is the old cage, stock cage re-enforced with A to Z kit and Rockhard parts.





Stripped down and ready for a new cage.



Mondays progress was getting th old cage out, and got the tubes bent for the new cage.

 

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Made some more progress on Tuesday. Got most of the top done and the B pillars done.







Many thanks to Chris and Eric for building the cage.







The easy way to remove Line-X from the torx bolts.



 

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More pics...

Nice notches



Removing the windshield



Almost done




I am just waiting on seats, Corbeau Ultra Wides, perfect for fat asses. Once we get the seats mounted, we can finish up the door bars and side protection.

Has to be better than riding like this.

 

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DROOL.

I miss my TJ. and Buggy.

thanks a lot.:smokin:
 

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Got the door bars finished, cage is done.

Still waiting on backordered harnesses from Corbeau.





Wheeled it a little with my old harness.

I was pretty pleased, but the suspension still unloads at poor times.





 

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Not much time for some of the bigger projects, but have knocked out a couple of little jobs.

12 Volt Guy switch panel.



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new sound setup, Pyle Marine amp, Pyle Wakeboard Speakers, and ipod input.



Suck down point on front steering skid

 
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