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Old 02-03-2013, 04:19 PM
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no worries UB

Did a little more today, I welded up all the tubes that are in so far, starting to make more stuff permanent. Buddy came over today and helped me make a cowell, going to add in some shock tower bracing this week and I am hoping to hang fenders and my hood next weekend.

Its getting there, almost ready for wiring
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Old 02-07-2013, 09:07 PM
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I've been doing all kinds of wrapping up odds n ends that dont photo well. finishing brackets, got my shoulder harness bars tacked in, etc. So tonight I started tacking mounts in for my fenders, and cut down the hood. I've got more massaging to do to make it fit right but its close.

getting tabs tomorrow to finish up the belts, and some expanded so I can wrap up the corners this weekend.
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Old 02-07-2013, 09:12 PM
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man, that thing looks really good.
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Old 02-07-2013, 09:27 PM
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thanks, I have a picture in my head, I'm just hoping I can get it there.
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I really dig the dovetailed front! Looks really good Jeremy!
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Old 02-10-2013, 09:19 PM
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got a late start today, breakfast brunch for a friend

I actually got my hood bar cut and lowered about an inch so the hood sits down better, its almost there.

I also cleaned my steering box up (still have to tear it down and rebuild) but I got the mounts all built for it. I drilled a couple holes in the main tube and added some sleeves and then cut some plates and stuff for the top bolt. Aside from a few nuts and bolts its been nice, I've been using lots of scrap I have laying around in my garage

First one is for you Travis, look I rounded the teeth off too...still managed three more holes with it though
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Old 02-10-2013, 09:54 PM
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sweet, I was wondering when the shock hoops were gonna get tied in.

You gonna have to mess with the suspension now that the frame will let it work? I bet it's gonna be awesome.
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Old 02-10-2013, 10:07 PM
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I'll re-tune the whole thing. It used to work flawlessly and then it broke

I'm swapping the 2.0 rear air shocks for 2.5's, so that will make a big change too. I'm excited to spend a day tuning and then try it on the trail
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Old 02-17-2013, 09:05 AM
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a little more progress, its slow but getting there. Seems like every night I work on it there are a million little things but I'm getting them wrapped up one at a time. I am hoping to whittle it down to just wiring in the next couple of weeks.

I still have to make the hood mounts, but the fenders are on, the seat belt mounts are also done. I will bolt them all down for good later, I want to herculine the interior first but I'll wait a bit on that.

Made the winch mount yesterday too, I bridged the 2" tube frame with a couple pieces of 3/8" x 2" angle iron and welded it in. Winch sits on there nicely now. I also capped the ends of the tube.
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Old 02-17-2013, 09:10 AM
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I was thinking about covering the side marker holes with some sheet, same way I did my old fenders but then I thought about maybe putting some side markers in there and cut out the back and mount some small LED lights in there...Also kicking around adding a little more to the front end, maybe a small hoop but I'm not too sure, I might leave it as is.

I cut 13" out of each side of the hood...I'll continue with this one for now but I think I'm going to get a new one. Not knowing what I'm doing I cut out the supports and so now if you grab it wrong its a floppy mess
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