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Unread 08-02-2013, 12:30 AM   #46
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So I have been following this build and didnt even notice you were in Oside till I saw the driveshaft sticker that said Vista.

Will have to get intouch once I get my build going, and more importantly wheeling.

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Unread 08-02-2013, 01:11 AM   #47
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So I have been following this build and didnt even notice you were in Oside till I saw the driveshaft sticker that said Vista.

Will have to get intouch once I get my build going, and more importantly wheeling.
Sound good bro, we got some good local spots.
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Unread 08-03-2013, 05:41 PM   #48
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where at? I drive my RC cars up by the post office on wind and sea...I have seen a few 4x4 jump the curb and dick around...seems pretty sketch to me though.
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Unread 08-03-2013, 05:56 PM   #49
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where at? I drive my RC cars up by the post office on wind and sea...I have seen a few 4x4 jump the curb and dick around...seems pretty sketch to me though.
Lol,I fly my rc planes over there too! Go off the 15,by gopher canyon,short 15 min drive away.
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Unread 08-03-2013, 09:53 PM   #50
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we have probably been there at the same time...I have a super cub plane as well but I dont land very well....its usually on the shelf waiting for repairs.

I will be picking up an XJ in the next month and will be checking out all the spots I can. I am still out on deployment right now....should be home on the 16th.
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Unread 08-04-2013, 09:55 AM   #51
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we have probably been there at the same time...I have a super cub plane as well but I dont land very well....its usually on the shelf waiting for repairs.

I will be picking up an XJ in the next month and will be checking out all the spots I can. I am still out on deployment right now....should be home on the 16th.
Would be a absolut pleasure to wheel with a vet, thank you for your service
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Unread 08-04-2013, 10:10 AM   #52
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shifter mod

the factory center console was trashed when i got this thing, so i decided to do things a little different.

started by cutting down the factory shifter.


cut down the fac 4x lever as well.


made a new release lever and put a ball on top, still need to find a sexy alum. shift lever though.

started making a new cover out of some 18g sheet.

bent it up.



then installed the cover.


not everyones style, but just something fun for me.
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Unread 08-04-2013, 10:15 AM   #53
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headliner build

took down the stock headliner, stripped all the foam and covering.

then used some high density neoprene type interior foam.

cut out the designs, and glued them to the backer.


then glued the new headliner material to the backer.

im a old school hot rod guy, so i went with flames for fun, you could cut out any design you like and wrap accordingly.

end result.

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Unread 08-04-2013, 10:56 AM   #54
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what material did you use to put over that foam?
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Unread 08-04-2013, 10:59 AM   #55
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what material did you use to put over that foam?
I used head liner material, you can buy it foam backed from a fabric store,I got it in bulk from joanne fabric. It's a large fabric chain for blue hairs.....lol
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Unread 08-04-2013, 11:01 AM   #56
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Nice I like the look of it! and you juse used spray adhesive im guessing?
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Unread 08-04-2013, 11:07 AM   #57
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Nice I like the look of it! and you juse used spray adhesive im guessing?
Yes,some industrial spray adhesive..not 3m, that stuff is crap.
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Unread 08-04-2013, 11:36 AM   #58
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sweet thanks for the info! I like that you did a design with it, I want to do something like that but with a big ole' bass or something with fishing in there.
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Unread 08-04-2013, 06:28 PM   #59
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Headliner and shifter look great...more ideas for my build...thanks for sharing once again
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Unread 09-08-2013, 10:27 PM   #60
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pics of the overhead console build.

started with some 18g sheet. and plasma cut out all the pieces.


bent up the pieces on the brake, and test fitted them.




pre drilled the holes to cut out the access holes.


cutouts made for the CB/ and the radio.


burned it all together.


test fitted everything before asm.



installed.
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