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UAV sneek peek

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by CK5, Feb 3, 2006.

  1. CK5

    CK5 In my underwear Administrator Premium Member GMOTM Winner Author

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    I have the front painted up to the a-pillar, the color is nickel and looks real close to the color of bare metal. My grill is now 29" wide, just a little off the sides with a dremel and it's good to go.
    Still have tons of "little" stuff to do that takes a lot of time but need to have it ready to go by the end of next month, I will be moving then and that is right before EJS so not a lot of time left. :doah:

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  2. MTBLAZER89

    MTBLAZER89 3/4 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Are you going to go with skins similar to what Wally has? I like how his new ones look. Almost K-5ish:D
     
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    Looking good Steve. Where you moving to now? What days are you going to be in Moab? I will be there the 11-15th.
    We need to run carnage this summer
     
  4. CK5

    CK5 In my underwear Administrator Premium Member GMOTM Winner Author

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    Right now I just want to finish painting the damn thing and a muffler etc. then go through some of the wiring but at least it runs and drives. I will worry about panels this summer when I have more time and the weather is nice.
     
  5. CK5

    CK5 In my underwear Administrator Premium Member GMOTM Winner Author

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    Bought a house a few miles from the old place, not sure yet on dates for EJS but I will be there.
    And yes, carnage this summer (BV) and more than once.
     
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    That is very cool!!! How much does it weigh?
     
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    how much did al the piping and stuf towards that matter cost you? how long to build it?
     
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    I've always liked the color of bare metal, looks killer.
     
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    Wanna trade me for an old VW Bus? :deal: It's got painted flowers on it.
     
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    I like the look of the paint. It will be weird to see pic's of the UAV wheeling. It has been a looooooonnnnng time coming :)
     
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    CK5 In my underwear Administrator Premium Member GMOTM Winner Author

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    I believe around 4,200 pounds.
     
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    CK5 In my underwear Administrator Premium Member GMOTM Winner Author

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    All the tube work was done by OffRoad Design, they do plan on making a 3 seat like mine as well as a 2 and 4 seat version, give them a call and drop off your K5. :pimp:
     
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    CK5 In my underwear Administrator Premium Member GMOTM Winner Author

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    Yeah, no kidding, tired of wheeling my hikers. :D
     
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    How wide is it?? Looks to be in the 50's.
     
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    BB06' will be fun no doubt:wink1:
     
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    CK5 In my underwear Administrator Premium Member GMOTM Winner Author

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    The widest part is at the shoulder bar at 56" then it tapers down a little to 54" at the top of the boat sides then tapers down to the frame from there.
    The objective was to get a full width Blazer as narrow as possible (eliminate it's main drawback) and still retain brake assembly etc.. I cut the auto brake pedal down to a standard tranny size brake pedal (more room on the left side) and we ditched the factory steering column so it could be moved over to the right.
     
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    Steve,

    Are you going to do a full writeup on the changeover? I would like to see more pics of this rig. Looks killer.

    I finally have my S-TON wheelable and will post up pics soon. Already have the extended cab caved in and window busted out from the last trip. Next rig is a Buggy! :thumb:
     
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    So, uhh.... how do you get the motor out? ;)
     
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    Motor comes out with the aid of a sawsall. We discovered a while ago that you can save time and coin up front with a weld in engine crossbar and then worry about getting the engine out down the road.
     

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