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what did you do to your buggy/baja/Thing/Sandrail today?
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Posted: Sat Apr 21, 2012 05:24 PM
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Nothing today but gonna pull the engine on project II and disassemble it for a rebuild, hope to have it done by th 12th for the Castle Run.


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Nothing today but gonna pull the engine on project II and disassemble it for a rebuild, hope to have it done by th 12th for the Castle Run.

Do you need any of my spare parts?


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Nothing today but gonna pull the engine on project II and disassemble it for a rebuild, hope to have it done by th 12th for the Castle Run.

Do you need any of my spare parts?
gotta tear it apart first i will let you know.


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Posted: Sun Apr 22, 2012 06:03 AM
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Bought 4 fox shocks w/ res., T28 with intake, header, BOV, CB Max 5 oil pump and lines, Weber 40 prepped for turbo, fuel reg and pump, misc lines and such.

As an afterthought purchased some grey tweed front door panels and hardware.

Going to need to finally take the baja to Bugzyla and have some fab work done. I have done all I can.

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Finished lining & wants his new torsions plates and groms yesterday.
Its gotta roll in a month and some change.


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Pulled the motor and tore it apart, no spun bearings but #1 rod bearing looks suspicious, has a strange wear pattern on it. Gonna have the crank resurfaced, replace all the bearings, get a new set of 87mm pistons & liners, clean up the heads, and hopefully have it back together by the 12th for the run


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Pulled the motor and tore it apart, no spun bearings but #1 rod bearing looks suspicious, has a strange wear pattern on it. Gonna have the crank resurfaced, replace all the bearings, get a new set of 87mm pistons & liners, clean up the heads, and hopefully have it back together by the 12th for the run


Sounds good!!!


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Had crank checked and its still good, gonna replace the bearings, and add a set of slightly used (200 miles) 87mm mahle forged pistons and liners and a set of ratio rockers (thanks TINMAN) should be ready for the run(if I get the time to finish it)


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new seat covers. did them a while ago but just now posting pics[img][/img]

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Finally got my Torsions and plates fron the Latest Rage.
Splines are a touch tighter then SAW....but SAW does a better manicure on there plates.
Dove right in and notch to 16* after trimming the spring plate stops.
Mocked it up with my beefed stock arms. SWEET
Will clean up there sharp edges tomorrow and twist a degree and some change into a preload leaving about 8* on top for recommended max twist.
Still impress with the better range on the 24 inch torsions @ 29mm instead of the 21 @ 28


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I waved goodbye at it. Time for a new project.


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Now that it is the next day are you missing it?

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Kind of but they were very excited over it which makes up for it.


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Installed the Sun Pro monster tach and most of the wiring. A few more little things and it is go time.

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KUDOS........Thump.
Pickup a great one and run....cause i wanna watch Smile


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