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Progress Pics of the "Treasure Beetle"

Discussion in 'Center Of Gravity' started by marv_springer, Aug 13, 2004.

  1. marv_springer

    marv_springer 1/2 ton status

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    Progress Pics of the \"Treasure Beetle\"

    Still looking weird .... but gettin' farther along. /forums/images/graemlins/tongue.gif
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    /forums/images/graemlins/laugh.gif Marv
     
  2. az-k5

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    Re: Progress Pics of the \"Treasure Beetle\"

    Looking good /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif. I say go right hand drive to balance out the left side engine. /forums/images/graemlins/dunno.gif
     
  3. BadDog

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    Re: Progress Pics of the \"Treasure Beetle\"

    Cool! What's the wheelbase going to be? Looks like it's going to make the rear shaft on a CJ5 look long...
     
  4. marv_springer

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    Re: Progress Pics of the \"Treasure Beetle\"

    Russ,

    Target wheel base right now is about 107. It may change as I go along... but it really won't be that short.

    The rear driveshaft should be about 2.5 ft long..... Right now it looks weird cuz there's no "back half". But keep in mind the cradle will be right in the middle, and the front axle will be right under the driver's knees./forums/images/graemlins/screwy.gif

    Marv
     
  5. Emmettology 101

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    Re: Progress Pics of the \"Treasure Beetle\"

    Cool Beans!!!!! And BTW, remind to never lean touch your bender if I ever get out your way since you lay your Caulk on it! /forums/images/graemlins/histerical.gif /forums/images/graemlins/woot.gif /forums/images/graemlins/wink.gif

    Sorry the 208 didn't work out.. But it looks like your new ride is coming along nicely. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
  6. Jays Beast

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    Re: Progress Pics of the \"Treasure Beetle\"

    /forums/images/graemlins/bow.gif
     
  7. BadDog

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    Re: Progress Pics of the \"Treasure Beetle\"

    Cool, keep us up on the progress! /forums/images/graemlins/laugh.gif
     
  8. 84gmcjimmy

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    Re: Progress Pics of the \"Treasure Beetle\"

    wow, thats coming along great /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif
     
  9. justhorsinaround

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    Re: Progress Pics of the \"Treasure Beetle\"

    Excellent Marv!!! The way it sets right now kinda looks like a Daihatsu pickup. /forums/images/graemlins/histerical.gif Yea I know my mind doesn't work like many other folks. /forums/images/graemlins/screwy.gif
     
  10. supersize75k5

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    Re: Progress Pics of the \"Treasure Beetle\"

    Marv I love how different you are..just awsome /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    Re: Progress Pics of the \"Treasure Beetle\"

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    Excellent Marv!!! The way it sets right now kinda looks like a Daihatsu pickup. Yea I know my mind doesn't work like many other folks.

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    I know of the truck you speak of . Kinda looks like a golf cart , but has more power , 4wd , a bed , and is street legal with a gas engine ( 1/3 RD THE SIZE OF A TRUCK ) . Its called a cab over truck generically . Makes the view in front of you really good , like a MOG or Semi truck /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif
     

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