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Posted: Tue Jul 15, 2008 02:44 AM
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been lurkin with an occasional post here and there, about time to post my project.. 3x3s, 930s, 14" kings, 1776 dual 40 idfs.













heres how she sits now waiting for my header to get back from ceramic coaters.



about to pull the beam narrow, install adjusters, and drop spindles on this one


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Very cool!

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Very Nice Work....

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Nice and clean. I like it!

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Awesome work. Where did you get those seats and what brand? I been looking for something comfortable looking that will accept my 5 points. Do they recline and slide back and forth?


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thanks for the words, the seats i got from a place here in phoenix, they are corbeau baja ss, they do not recline, you can get sliders for them but they are another 90 bucks plus you have to have adapters for all there baja seats, your talking over 100 bucks more per seat.
i just use pins instead of bolts to mount them to the tabs, just pull both rear pins and the seat will tilt forward.

www.corbeau.com


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oh..before i put in the roll cage, i stripped the stock seat bottoms down to just the frame, welded tabs to the frame and youve got a slider. worked really well perfect height and all.


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got my exhaust back from the coaters, still needs to be polished, but looks decent, im happy with it.





went to fire it up for the first time in over a year, damn thing cranked real slow, like a dead battery, pulled the plugs cranked for oil pressure, cranks great. i was thinking starter bushing. gonna pull the starter tomorrow and see if i can get it out without pulling the engine back out.


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took the baja on the inaugural test drive, not too bad, but not too good either...
brakes went out, only 1 side of the cutting brake was working. throttle sticking, and my German 930s were clicking at 15 degrees. Evil or Very Mad


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never really updated this thread but thought id finish it
its pretty much done, a few odds and ends left, but thats it. from here it will be a repair and rebuild thread Smile
got some first test run pics but cant seem to locate them.. very pleased with the way it handles off road and on road.
























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AWSOME engine cage!, i've decided to build (or request a build) EXACTLY like yours, more pics of different angles and/or dimensions would be appreciated Smile

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:drool:

VERY nice car! I like the rear engine cage as well! Nice, simple, and CLEAN looking! Very Happy


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naxz, this is about all i got right now


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im shure that will do Very Happy thanks a lot
ill keep you posted if you wish Wink

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please do!
if you were in phoenix i could whip one up pretty quick


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