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what did you do to your buggy/baja/Thing/Sandrail today?
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See it from the front? I guess I am old school (or just old) no, I am sure that's not it.

Yes, they look wild, but not my cup of tea. The Scat V-4, that's another story, I could be coverted to the dark side of water cooled for that.

How's your quest for a 22R coming along?


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rear ended it with my cummins diesel .... E brake really works great!!!
(on the baja) Wink


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top of my steering box was loose, as in, almost ready to fall off kinda loose Shocked tightened it down and it's way better Rolling Eyes

also loosened my oil filter, I think I had it too tight and it was leaking.

Put about 150miles on it just "driving around"

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Quite driving it. Well actually 2 days ago. Finally got the wife another car so it is going to sit a while (no insurance on it now) , may even go into storage in Vegas till I buy a house.


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See it from the front? I guess I am old school (or just old) no, I am sure that's not it.

Yes, they look wild, but not my cup of tea. The Scat V-4, that's another story, I could be coverted to the dark side of water cooled for that.

How's your quest for a 22R coming along?



i keep watching craigslist and have had no luck... Evil or Very Mad i might just break down and buy one from the junk yard...the Scat 4 i think start at around 10 grand and go up from there...awesome lil' engine though... Wink

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I keep watching craigslist and have had no luck... Evil or Very Mad i might just break down and buy one from the junk yard...the Scat 4 i think start at around 10 grand and go up from there...awesome lil' engine though... Wink

The dealer I work for is in the process of buying a Toyota dealer, so once you get an engine, I can get oem parts for you at employee discount.

I currently get employee prices on: Ford, Dodge, Jeep, Mazda, Honda, Hyundai, so if I can help anyone out. Let me know. Smile


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WHAT ! ! ! ! NO CHEVY.... Evil or Very Mad appreciate the offer, i might just take up up on that... Wink thanks dont

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Well I finally cut the rear apron off the bug. It didn't hurt as much as I thought it would. I also started sanding the roof to smooth any rough spots.
That's about it for today.


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WHAT ! ! ! ! NO CHEVY.... Evil or Very Mad appreciate the offer, i might just take up up on that... Wink thanks dont

I think they can't get a GM dealership. There is a lot of politics (sp?) in buying a dealer.


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Adjusted the valves, no more spitting and popping!! yay!
Washed it, put gas in it.

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Well I finally cut the rear apron off the bug. It didn't hurt as much as I thought it would. I also started sanding the roof to smooth any rough spots.
That's about it for today.


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Mykul towed it off to his abode for some workin on. not sure if the engines bad (his as a loaner) or my carbs ar just f'd. gotsda stop in and help some time today Very Happy


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tried to fix my dilemma (sp) with my trans. Found it fit better if I raised the nose up. Had to cut my floor pan and such to raise it enough. So Sad
I'm trying to keep my factory seats and really don't want to put my shifter above the tunnel. Anyone else have any ideas or am I SOL? Neutral


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I installed the driver seat and removed the old steering column. I also put new 195/60/15 tires on the rear.

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My car, not much. Kev's... Well I got the new carb on. I don't think that it's the engine. We'll see.

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