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what did you do to your buggy/baja/Thing/Sandrail today?
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Posted: Mon Jan 25, 2010 02:03 PM
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finished the floor pan finally and now waiting on the wheels so I can mount the tires and have a roller. Then it will be time to start on the motor and body!!

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I installed a winch. As soon as I get camera batteries I post the pictures.

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Perrib, I believe you have a 6 rib bus gearbox installed on an angle, can you als make a picture of how the engine sits. I might get my hands on one and am curious.

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Installed new plug wires. Cleaned out the breather box. Installed new air filter and breather box filter. Removed home depot bathroom style breather hoses and installed new black breather hoses and routed for for a cleaner look. Wiped off oil leak on RR swingaxle/gearbox...leak at the axle tube to box. Topped off reduction box oil levels.

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Perrib, I believe you have a 6 rib bus gearbox installed on an angle, can you als make a picture of how the engine sits. I might get my hands on one and am curious.



Id like to see that as well.


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Posted: Sun Jan 31, 2010 09:27 PM
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Tooled around in the snow a bit. Quickly discovered that there was no heat. Thought I had a bad thermostat but after some tests with a heat gun it checked out, discovered that in my haste in the installation that I just misadjusted it. Shocked
Got that squared away, now just need a few odds and ends to increase heat capture (heater box sleds, duct work on rear exhaust to heater box).


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Nothing to mine but I did convert Caversmoon's Bug into a baja by installing a 4 piece front kit. Smile Pics to come soon!


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Post Post subject: Re: what did you do to your buggy/baja today?
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Replaced/rerouted breather box hoses, new plug wires, new K&N air filter with UNI Filter Wrap. Surprising that simple little things can make a pretty big difference in appearance.

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Lifted the body of the chassis. My 1st time, no major probs, no rust found.
Got the doors out as well.

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I took mine to the spa and we got a mud pack treatment.

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Installed a Pioneer deck, subwoofer, and some speakers Very Happy


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I took mine to the spa and we got a mud pack treatment.

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DONT wrote:
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I took mine to the spa and we got a mud pack treatment.

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I agree!

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put a skid plate on the front bumper...


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Post Post subject: Re: what did you do to your buggy/baja today?
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Installed roll bar padding on the rail in case I bump my noggin'.

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