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New Toy and New Project

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by k5onswampers, Mar 17, 2007.

  1. k5onswampers

    k5onswampers Registered Member

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    Well I finally Bought the welder that I have wanted and needed for a while now. And what better way to break in the new welder, then to Start a new Project. I know it is alittle off Topic also because this website is Primarily for Rock Crawlers but I am in Florida and we really don't have rocks. But we do have alot of mud and swaps. And since welding and fabrication are pretty close I would like to share my work with you guys. Also this is going to be a budget build because it is just going to get driven really hard and stay covered in mud for the rest of its life. Well here are some pics and some specs
    Chassis is a jeep wagoner with a 258 6cyl. with a 4 speed and dana 44 axles

    here are some pics of the new welder

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    This is gonna be one of those platform hunting swamp thingy's right?
     
  3. k5onswampers

    k5onswampers Registered Member

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    Yes sir it is going to sit 4 to 6 people a cooler and there will be a dog box under the platform for hunting. But mostly it will be used for trail riding in central florida with many fun river crossings.
     
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    LOoks pretty sweet.

    P.S. Not to get off topic but can I get some info on your blazer?
    Lift size? Tire size? Which tires those are exactly? Thanks.
     
  5. k5onswampers

    k5onswampers Registered Member

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    The blazer I belive(Because I bought it lifted) Has tough country 6" springs up front with ord shackles and greasable bushings. The rear is 4" tough country springs with a ORD shackle flip and shackles, greasable bushings. and the tires are not made anymore but they are 38.5x15x15 OFFROAD RVT
     
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    1990k5fan 1/2 ton status

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    Doesn't look like you have any fender trimming. How do those tires do on only 6" lift?
     
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    This site is not all about rock crawling its about haveing fun with the truck(s) you love in the mud,rock,mall,trails,bogs, and anything else you can do with it.
     
  8. k5onswampers

    k5onswampers Registered Member

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    the fenders are not trimmed and they rub at about 1/2 turn when pulling out of a drive way or incline. but other then that the don't rub
     
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    k5onswampers Registered Member

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    That is why I posted it up because I have also spent some time on pirate and it seems like they frown on mud. I just wanted to tread lightly with the post but I knew you guys would aprove
     

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