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post #211 of 3079 Old 09-09-2011, 07:12 PM Thread Starter
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This needs a bit of cleaning up with the grinder, but I am pretty darn happy with the fit and where it resides




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post #212 of 3079 Old 09-10-2011, 10:35 PM Thread Starter
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Made some more progress, really starting to like this shoehorn job, this is at ride height with the axle centered. going to have to change some hose fittings to get the hydraulic hoses routed the way I want to but the ram fits pretty nicely like this.





Some more grinding and some more

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Made some good progress this weekend, hoping to do a shakedown run next weekend






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Looks awesome man.

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Looks awesome man.
Thanks, will be even better when it's hopping over some rocks

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Thanks, will be even better when it's hopping over some rocks
So true!

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Looks good. That is really a lot of work put into a true Hi steer.


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post #218 of 3079 Old 09-15-2011, 07:37 AM Thread Starter
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Looks good. That is really a lot of work put into a true Hi steer.
You got that right John it was a ton of work, unless you run a bunch of lift , you really run out of room in a hurry.

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My blingy mall krawler wheels lol, those things look tiny. On the bright side looks like my steering project will be done tomorrow. Got to weld the tabs for the center strap in and finish up the the hole in the frame for the draglink.
Then mess with the hoses for the steering ram and bleed it and take my baby for a spin.






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Pfft, the egg is laid, will take my baby for a spin tomorrow. I am curious how the gearing on the street works out with the 37" pizza cutters. That is what they look like to me. Also pretty happy with the Hummer rims, I was afraid they would have to much backspacing, but they fit perfect.




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It looks kinda funny but really good with the 37's.

Oh yea btw how did it handle on the street with them?

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Well it fixed the power department, but I like driving with the Pitbulls better.
Will play with it a bit in the next couple of days, main thing was to figure out how it would do with 37's power wise and that is a definite improvement seems about as spunky as my yellow one on 35's

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Well it fixed the power department, but I like driving with the Pitbulls better.
Will play with it a bit in the next couple of days, main thing was to figure out how it would do with 37's power wise and that is a definite improvement seems about as spunky as my yellow one on 35's
You can fix the power issues with an upgrade in a certain area...

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post #225 of 3079 Old 09-19-2011, 08:07 PM Thread Starter
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You can fix the power issues with an upgrade in a certain area...
Nah time to go wheelin
Repower is a quite a way down the road, if I don't built a buggy first

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