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Update on my junk!! (Truggy it)

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by 85mudblazin, Jan 16, 2006.

  1. 85mudblazin

    85mudblazin 1/2 ton status

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    After cutting off most of the sheetmetal it was time for some tube work. Got started on it today by making some sliders and getting the main 4 point cage bent up.
    Its 64" at the widest point, and im going to try and make it as light as I can. Hopefully under 5000lbs.
    Tomorrow I should be able to get most of the bending done and then I can move on to all of the x-bracing, theres going to be alot.:D
    I can update this thread if there is anyone who wants to see it.
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    hehehe... i decided a few weeks ago i was ditching all but the firewall, seat pan, and the first 8 inches of bed sides.... the rest will be tube.
    Grant
     
  5. midnitewarya

    midnitewarya Sounds like a problem for future me. Premium Member

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    I think you should keep it like that! Throw on some helmets and football pads and wheel MadMax style.

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    I'm thinkin about making a tube bumper for my front end, where are you pickin up your tube at?

    Al
     
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    Me!Me!Me! I love to follow build-up threads.:thumb:
     
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    A bunch of us from AustinK5.com did a group buy at Tripple S steel in San Antonio. We got 1 3/4" x.120 HREW at 1.10 per ft.
     
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    midnitewarya Sounds like a problem for future me. Premium Member

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    Wow, thats a good deal. :eek1:
     
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    Got a little work done on the front today.
    Sorry for the crappy pics. My camera doesnt like taking pics in my garage at nite:crazy:
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    keep us updated i love build up threads too!!
     
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    Ha, I'm not in the dark anymore... Keep up the good work :thumb:
     
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    When ya get to it , I'd love to see how your supporting and mounting the radiator .

    Are you going to run electric fans and have it close to the motor ?

    I just precluded use of a factory core support anything by mounting my winch mount up top on the front framerails for better approach angles :D
     
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    yea I will be running a taurus fan with the radiator tilted back.
    I have a idea on how I want to mount it but need to get the rest of the tube done first before I can start mounting stuff.
     
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    I got a bad cold so it has slowed me down alot.
    Yesterday and today I got the seats mounted, radiator mocked in place, and started the tube work in the rear.
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    I hate this only being able to post a pic a post:mad:
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    looks really good bro!!
     
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    very nice!!
     

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