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Swamp Thing... the beginning? Or the End?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by mountainexplorer, Apr 26, 2005.

  1. mountainexplorer

    mountainexplorer 1/2 ton status

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    Weekend of April 23-24:

    Got Swamp Thing's frame... bolted axles under it, rolled it onto the trailer, and brought it to where we'd be working on it.
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    I put parts back together on a Dana 44 front, we replaced front springs and shackles and added 4" rear blocks... all parts laying around my place.
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    Mounted the front 44" Swampers.
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    Yanked out a 350 from a friend Suburban and they tore it down... aaiting for me to get gaskets and throw it back together.
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    Meanwhile... I got someone to haul off one of my junked rigs.
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    And I also worked on tearing apart and putting together my GMC.
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    Right now I'm going nuts at home alone thinking about howw much other stuff needs to be done this week (all un-related to any photos shown).
     
  2. dleroy43

    dleroy43 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Wow I need to get a yard like that so I can have some prodjects. What do you want the final outcome of the swampthing to be? have fun :D
     
  3. chevy_addict

    chevy_addict 1/2 ton status

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    You are here, I am not
    I can't help but think that you lead a WAY more interesting life than I do...

    :grin:

    Dave
     
  4. K5MONSTERCHEV

    K5MONSTERCHEV 1/2 ton status

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    Yeah, thats awesome, I want a yard like that! :D
     
  5. speedyvision917

    speedyvision917 1/2 ton status

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    ya what are the plans for swamp thing? and theres a camper for sale down the street from me, if i buy it can i live there? :whistle: i dont even have that much land with both of my houses put together :mad: your lucky!
     
  6. mountainexplorer

    mountainexplorer 1/2 ton status

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    Theres room for more campers... or you can use one of the ones there. I have like 15 extra.

    Swamp Thing will have a 4door cab and no bed and 44's on an extended 3/4 ton 4x4 frame with a 350/TH350 and 203. Basically, its like a Junkyard Wars contraption using parts that have cost me nothing and are extra. Only holdback is our tools are limited, and people helping assemble it are slow.
     

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