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That is one nice looking car, How long before it moves under it's own power?
THANK YOU

TO LONG!! LOL
I am cutting up the front end today have no idea what I am doing..
Fearing the 400.00 do over!

After that I have to do brakes have everything but the lines.

So not to long. hopefully


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8) warrior !

Thanks, it is so good to see her. I am doing better, getting back on my feet and have been real busy with my day job and not to mention the 7 vw's in my garage that is why I haven't been on alot lately. I would love to get together and we can pick each other's brain. Laughing If you have questions or need help let me know.

Whats up I am sure we can workout some kind of visitation or something ...

could really use your input sometimes I think I might never finish her.

You guys keep having all the fun I'm getting bug fever if you know what I mean.

It took me forever to get the tubing bender welder ext.

I herd you where down are you ok?
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Well i think everyone has already spoken for me and the rest of the forum in saying that thing is amazing. like 57 said those shock towers look beefy you shouldnt have any problems like he warned you about! More pictures please!!!! Smile

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I got my front end back on!





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Bro. I know you're probably tired of hearing this, but that is a helluva bug. One thing that I happened to notice that scared me a bit:



I've seen this nut fall off more than once. I was running with a guy a couple of months ago where it fell off and the only thing that held it all together was the fact that the tire wouldn't let it slide completely off.



Some guys will use a castle nut with a pin up against that special nut you already have on there. I just use a regular nut up against mine with a couple drops of Loctite.

Nice job on the front end cut. Measure...Cut...(Sweat a little bit)...Measure...Cut...Measure...Cut...(Sweat a little bit more)...Measure...Cut...(Sweat a little bit)...Measure...Cut...Measure...Cut...(Sweat a little bit more)...Measure...Cut...(Sweat a little bit)...Measure...Cut...Measure...Cut...(Sweat a little bit more)....
DONE! Aghhh.....


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Sorry to go off topic here but I JUST NOTICED:

you have a ridgeline Cool

we had an '06 Black ridgeline for a few years, LOVED THAT RUCK! here's our's:


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Bro. I know you're probably tired of hearing this, but that is a helluva bug. One thing that I happened to notice that scared me a bit:

I've seen this nut fall off more than once. I was running with a guy a couple of months ago where it fell off and the only thing that held it all together was the fact that the tire wouldn't let it slide completely off.

Some guys will use a castle nut with a pin up against that special nut you already have on there. I just use a regular nut up against mine with a couple drops of Loctite.

THANKS FOR THE HEADS UP 57.. THATS THE KINDE OF THING I NEVER THINK OF UNTEL ITS TO LATE!!!!!!!!!!!

This place rocks !!


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Thats a sweet ride looks just like my 07 We love it..


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No prob. Just tryin' to help a baja brother out.

Put up a picture of your link pins, too. I was looking at them in your picture, but can't quite see them well enough, so I didn't say anything earlier. If they're the nylock type that come with the HD pins, that's another common thing to fall off. Throw them in the trash and double nut them with two 5/8" fine thread jam nuts. I've also seen guys use castle nuts and a pin, but that requires drilling, and I chose to do it the easier way.

See this post:

Link Pin Woes


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No prob. Just tryin' to help a baja brother out.

Put up a picture of your link pins, too. I was looking at them in your picture, but can't quite see them well enough, so I didn't say anything earlier. If they're the nylock type that come with the HD pins, that's another common thing to fall off. Throw them in the trash and double nut them with two 5/8" fine thread jam nuts. I've also seen guys use castle nuts and a pin, but that requires drilling, and I chose to do it the easier way.

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They are and I will thank you !
Question how often do you guys have a run?
I am from Cali. and the video from Big Bear really brought back some memories.

The Holcomb Valley is one of my favorites.

When she is done I would like to come along.


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It's a long ways from Phoenix out here. Are you sure you want to make a run like that?

We do a run every month. Just keep an eye on the SoCal Bajas section in this website. I always post info there.

There's talk of a Mojave Road Run this year, which starts at the Colorado River and heads west to Mojave. That would be a fun one for ya. Love to have you along on any run we do. You're always welcome, as is anyone from this site. Holcomb Valley is a blast, huh? Went up there three times this summer.


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