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#51 one eye

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Posted 08 March 2010 - 02:03 PM

Looks like they worked out ok. Did they give you any troubles putting them in?

Looks pretty level.


I had the 27's on the front there so its sitting a little raked, I just put the 30's on and its a little off but thats ok, I had to grind off a little on that strut right on the bottom side, it was rubbing on the CV Axle pretty good.

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Posted 08 March 2010 - 02:07 PM

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Where the trussing wrapped around the bottom of the eye? I just noticed it in the picture. That was the weakest point I was worried about. :-\

Should still be fine.

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Posted 08 March 2010 - 02:12 PM

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Where the trussing wrapped around the bottom of the eye? I just noticed it in the picture. That was the weakest point I was worried about. :-\

Should still be fine.


I only gound off a little bit.

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Posted 08 March 2010 - 02:15 PM

Cool. Should be "sturdy". I'm gonna go cut some steel. I'll talk to you Wednesday. It should be mobile by then right? We can drive it up the stairs at the court house... :lol:

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Posted 08 March 2010 - 02:16 PM

Cool. Should be "sturdy". I'm gonna go cut some steel. I'll talk to you Wednesday. It should be mobile by then right? We can drive it up the stairs at the court house... :lol:


Right up to the front doors...........................:grin:

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Posted 08 March 2010 - 02:46 PM

Looks good Jeff

when will it see its first Walker trip ?

also you will be bracin them blocks?

should be a good summer of wheelin ahead of us , I still need to swap out an engine

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Posted 08 March 2010 - 09:27 PM

Looks good Jeff

when will it see its first Walker trip ?

also you will be bracin them blocks?

should be a good summer of wheelin ahead of us , I still need to swap out an engine


All the blocks are getting linked together, dont want them folding over, that would suck, should be ready in about a week. Looks like this summer is going to be jammed with big Subaru wheeling!!!!

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Posted 09 March 2010 - 12:07 AM

Got it out side today to clean some stuff off the crossmembers and Trans...... Looks real big outside.............


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Posted 09 March 2010 - 12:20 AM

Lookin good man, The Beast has competition...... Might have to change Butter's name to Professor Chaos :grin:

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Posted 09 March 2010 - 01:41 AM

Lookin good man, The Beast has competition...... Might have to change Butter's name to Professor Chaos :grin:

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Posted 10 March 2010 - 06:35 PM

Damn i love it, GREAT job. I'm searching for an older suby but have a very limited selection of suby that aren't destroyed up here in AK.

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Posted 10 March 2010 - 08:17 PM

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That's nuts!:eek:
I love it! :popcorn:

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Posted 13 March 2010 - 01:25 AM

Today Woody made the rearend hanger and we got the new steering column in, Things keep moving forward.................

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Posted 14 March 2010 - 04:07 AM

Just about there, Woody got the shift linkage, and steering shaft welded for me, Rick and I got the motor in, and running for a few seconds, then it died, I think its the Disty, but it will be on the road tomOrrow!!!

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Posted 14 March 2010 - 07:03 PM

Things are lookin done, all but a couple of things but, I cna drive it now...
runs good with and EA81 in it, and all the gears shift good, Oh and its tall.:grin: It sits even with my Brother-in-laws 96 yokon on 20's:eek:, any ways Dan (86GLSUB) and I went over to the parking lot next to my house and got some pics....................... Here is Butters..............................

I have to first off thank Woody for all of his help with the welding, Will for the struts in the rear, Rick, Yohn, Dan, Richard, and Bill the Beast for the front struts, Just had to give credit to everyone that put a hand in helping make it happen!!!

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It still needs a skid plate, bumper, Sliders on the rear front blocks, and some misc. things but over all its mobile............:banana::banana::banana::grin::grin::grin::banana::banana::grin::banana::banana:
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Posted 14 March 2010 - 07:35 PM

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That hood scoop looks great, and should at least help with cooling. I likes the rear diff hanger too...looks beef. How is the front of it supported, if at all? I can't even tell for sure if you've trimmed the fenders yet, but if not, it doesn't look like it needs much! :lol:

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Posted 14 March 2010 - 07:40 PM

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That hood scoop looks great, and should at least help with cooling. I likes the rear diff hanger too...looks beef. How is the front of it supported, if at all? I can't even tell for sure if you've trimmed the fenders yet, but if not, it doesn't look like it needs much! :lol:

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The front is all linked together, with pipe, the fenders have not been cut at all.............. just needs a little triming on the front fender well......

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Posted 14 March 2010 - 07:59 PM

looks great thats a big improvment



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Posted 14 March 2010 - 08:10 PM

That is awesome! :eek:
Great job!:clap:
Now go get it dirty and take plenty of pics.:brow:

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Posted 14 March 2010 - 08:19 PM

That thing is absolutely beautiful Jeff, I dig it! I cant wait to wheel with ya'll this summer, it should be fun with all that new body clearance :banana:

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Posted 14 March 2010 - 09:31 PM

Glad to see it out under its' own power. That thing will definitely turn some heads everywhere it goes. I say we do some proposterous and annoying green flames now..... :grin:

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Posted 16 March 2010 - 01:52 AM

That thing looks freakin sweet Jeff!!!:slobber: Great job! I think your sawsall is feeling left out though.:lol: To bad I don't live closer, I would,ve loved to help with this build. Can't wait to see it in person! Keep up the good work.

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Posted 22 March 2010 - 08:03 AM

Jeff
you still runnin 3 lug nuts per wheel on the new rig?

Hey we need to est a date for the next walker run, its been to long I need to get out , I can do a friday

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Posted 22 March 2010 - 02:06 PM

you should get bill to make you some sweet off road bumpers.

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Posted 22 March 2010 - 09:35 PM

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you still runnin 3 lug nuts per wheel on the new rig?

Hey we need to est a date for the next walker run, its been to long I need to get out , I can do a friday


Only one has 3 lug nuts on it. :)

As for a Wheelin trip I went back to work at Wilber Ellis, So I'm looking those long 80 hour weeks working 7 days a week again. I hate it, I'm looking hard for a new Job, So I'm out on a Wheelin trip for now unless its on a Sunday, after noon...................................:mad:

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