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Posted: Wed Aug 31, 2011 09:33 PM
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Well the last couple months ive been picking up parts to build my baja. Ive finally got enofe parts to finaly get started on it

as she sits right now






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Blistine 9100 12" body 14" travel 2.65 with 3.0 coils/ FOA 2.0 with 2.0 coils 10" body 10" travel
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FOA coils, empi disk brakes, beefed up spindles, 6" wider beam, 4x2 trailing arms
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Blistine coils, Gear one 4 piston disk brakes, american made 3x3 trailing arms, 930 stub axles


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Welcome. Thanks for the pictures. Looks like you be up and running in a few hours.

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Hey, welcome and waiting to see it of the ground

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Hey, welcome and waiting to see it off the ground


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well i havnt been on in awile, afer i had lot of stuff stolen i kinda lost intrest but am now starting up again. im picking up a 89 2.3 out of a mustang tommoro

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That sucks when some one cant keep there sticky hands off things.

hope to see some progress pictures

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a few parts picked up

89 2.3 motor



1 piece hood



cleeaned out the dirt




found a few rust spots that were just painted over so im gonna have some cutting and welding

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Looking at that ford motor i think i,ll invest in a pulley manufacturing co.


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haha ya well im only using alt, water pump and crank pullies and they all will be replaced with undrive pullies, no need for ac or power steering

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got the tranny today


rack and pinion


renegade suspension seats and harnesses


centerline rims

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stated a little work

got the rear on jack stands


shocks mounted (kinda)



fronts on blocks and got beam hanin



anyone got a 3/4 rachet i can use to get the pins out to put rear trailing arms in

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Looks good, going to do any wiring work? Bad thing about tearing everything apart is finding more stuff to work on.


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Leatherneck wrote:
Looks good, going to do any wiring work? Bad thing about tearing everything apart is finding more stuff to work on.

ya just tore out all the wring today, im putting in a smart junction box so i can fuse everything up and i know what u mean i was pulling the old dyno mat and carpet out when it pulled up a nice softball area on both sides of bondo and now i have this





also need to fix all this







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front fire wall is gone. next is rer firewal and heater channels




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I love my 2.3. It has been in the car for close to 20 years now.


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