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Spy pics of the bluggy project.

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by JK5, Oct 17, 2006.

  1. JK5

    JK5 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    I started last march building my bluggy. I the frame was stripped of all it's worthless weight, and 510 lbs of tubing has replaced it. The fiewall was made from 16 GA sheet. I used the stock steering column, brake booster/master and moved them in 3", so the rig isn't so wide.

    The design is my own, inspired by the formula toy and the scorpion.

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    More pics to come.:D :D
     
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    Nice..... :pimp1:

    mo' pics!

    Marv
     
  3. JK5

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    Nice work, definately more pics!!!
     
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    Looks great !!! Again,more pics...:D
     
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    Nice Jerry!!! :waytogo:

    Rene
     
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    I'm jealous. I wish my girl would help with my rig, or wear more thongs, or both.:D How long have you been at this?
     
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    Thanks guys!!!

    I'll have more pics, I've been so busy, last night I worked on the rear driveshaft, headlights and seat mounting.
     
  9. JK5

    JK5 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    It's hard to find a woman that's into trucks as much as her.:D :D

    She was into it, until recently, she just wants to wheel, now
    Plus, I've been in the shop, way to much, I need to give her some attention too.:wink1:
     
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    nvrenuf NONE shall pass! Premium Member

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    I like the bluggy, looks really good! Will it be a 2 or 4 seater?
     
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    JK5 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    2 Seater for now..

    Here's the sides installed.[​IMG]
     
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    nvrenuf NONE shall pass! Premium Member

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    I wish someone would make a kit. :crazy:
     
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    looks great!
     
  14. JK5

    JK5 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    I hear yah...
    I've been cutting and notching tubing since july.

    I've used 2-13 lb rolls of .030 wire
    2 bottles of argon/co2 mix
    5 saw blades for chop saw
    10-20' lengths of 1 3/4" DOM steel tube.
    1 4x8' 18 GA sheet
    2- 23"x76" x 11 GA sheets

    Now the interior needs to be completed.:doah:
     
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    That looks great.
     
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    Not bad for a Salesman!'

    Keep it coming you're inspiring me..
     
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    JK5 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    I appreciate everyones comments.:D :D

    I'll have some pics of the grill this weekend..:wink1:
    I'll be in Badland next summer for some REAL inspiration.:D
     
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    I think I just found a use for my extra blazer frame and spare axles....
     
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    looks alot like a formula toyota chassis
    im diggin it!
     
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    Formula "Jimmy" chasis is what I'm calling it.:wink1:

    It's 4" wider, 6" longer than the Hendrix chassis.
    Also...it's boatsided.
     

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