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Re: weekend warrior build
« Reply #10 on: 10/22/12, 07:31AM »

Offline BC_BUILDER

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The frame stretch is completed, and here is the finished wheelbase.

Closer view of the outer plating.

Next step is to finish off the holes in the interior


Re: weekend warrior build
« Reply #11 on: 10/22/12, 05:08PM »

Offline travis grimm

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Getting close to wanting to flatbed my samurai. I do love my short narrow wheelbase though. Great job on your rig.
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Re: weekend warrior build
« Reply #12 on: 10/22/12, 05:56PM »

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So, are you going to have that thing wheelable by this weekend?

Re: weekend warrior build
« Reply #13 on: 10/23/12, 07:24AM »

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i doubt it will be wheelable soon. I still have to change the rear axle, fix the brakes, plumb the gas tank.  Then fix the clutch and hope the trans and t case do not need any major work.

i will be redoing the front springover mounts and converting to rear springs in front.

So my list is pretty long, but I am wanting a dependable driver occasional wheeler out of this rig.  I will be thrilled to be using it next summer.

Re: weekend warrior build
« Reply #14 on: 11/02/12, 07:35AM »

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These are last weekends updates for my project.  I will not be doing a dropside bed anymore, but a more utilitarian flatbed.

Brainstorming a spare tire mount


2x4 rocker boxes


Inside corners filled in


Rollbar main hoop started.  This is tied into the rocker boxes and frame rails.


Re: weekend warrior build
« Reply #15 on: 11/09/12, 07:31AM »

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Here is a teaser of what is going on this weekend.  I plan on getting the bed tubed out.  I also changed the design a bit to include a toolbox I am building for the truck.  Enjoy.




Re: weekend warrior build
« Reply #16 on: 11/11/12, 07:05PM »

Offline willysman22

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Cool beans. Looks like you about in the stage my Toyota is in. Looks like you have yota axles?
80' short-bed Toyota, Lexus V8, yota' stuff
09' Suzuki Kingquad 750AXI
48'Willys CJ2A
18' Jeep JLU Sport HT

Re: weekend warrior build
« Reply #17 on: 07/02/15, 08:50PM »

Offline DirtNGrind

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Great work on this. Care to share some updates on this build? Excited to see the results