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Re: suzi the psychic [Re: rascott] #991439
03/31/10 04:14 AM
03/31/10 04:14 AM
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rascott  Offline OP
Mudrunner
Joined: May 2007
Posts: 463
central california *****
i added a little table that swings up on the tail gate.
since that's the chuck wagon end when i'm stopped, it is very handy when cooking.
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speaking of cooking, i like this--- squab.... mmmmmmm.
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i have been beating up suzi's rocker panels pretty badly' and the right door was gonna be a problem soon(left side is better- go figure) so i had to cut it out and stick some square tube in there.
bird sh*t some brackets front and rear, braced it to the sill and pan, hammered what i cut off flat and welded that back to seal up the body(underneath).
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molded the front fender over the tube and fastened it w/a screw.
it works. i saved my patterns and have material to do the driver's side when it needs it.

oh- when i modified the front wheel wells, i was able to fit those plastic well pieces back in - keeps the crap from building up in there.

now you've seen my "shop".


'89 kick w/some modifications.
some intentional.
suzi the psychic gets me fishing.
kj6esv
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Re: suzi the psychic [Re: rascott] #991440
03/31/10 03:18 PM
03/31/10 03:18 PM
TayJ  Offline
Rock Warrior
Joined: Dec 2007
Posts: 725
Mesa Az
That link is just a part of my signature.

So how did you relocated the winch box under the hood and then the winch controller plugin inside of the cab? Is that hard?


Jeep
Jus' sayin'
Re: suzi the psychic [Re: TayJ] #991441
03/31/10 04:46 PM
03/31/10 04:46 PM
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rascott  Offline OP
Mudrunner
Joined: May 2007
Posts: 463
central california *****
not too hard - mostly just a wireing thing.
the supplied power wireing was long enough to reach the new location, and a mounting bracket wasn't too difficult to figure.
the plug socket was screwed onto the solenoid box cover so i spliced enough cable to it to get it inside.
made a bracket fot the socket out of some sch.80 pvc sheet.
i'll see if i can borrow the wife's camera and get some other pics.


'89 kick w/some modifications.
some intentional.
suzi the psychic gets me fishing.
kj6esv
Re: suzi the psychic [Re: rascott] #991442
04/01/10 04:36 AM
04/01/10 04:36 AM
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rascott  Offline OP
Mudrunner
Joined: May 2007
Posts: 463
central california *****
didn't get the camera out yet, but was looking thru my photo album........
this is where i put my "on board air".
[Linked Image] just a harbor freight thing(the expensive one) that has been working much better than the little buzz box it replaced.
now i can fill 2 vehicle's worth of tires without the thermal shutdown. much faster also.
i'd like opinion about this:
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rear drive shaft at tail of transfer case with static load.
i've been running this way for 3+years and wondering if i should have a spacer?
i have a whip antenna on a ball/spring mount on the left rear fender panel. i made this bracket to hold it when i needed it down.
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cb radio is just stuffed into the dash w/some foam stuff.
suzi came w/a am/fm/cassette thing but no speakers- i threw it away.
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i have a 2M unit i need to mount somewhere.
notice the thumb throttle?
ok - that's all the pics i have that may be of interest.
i'll see about some more detailed re: the remote winch control, and ..........


'89 kick w/some modifications.
some intentional.
suzi the psychic gets me fishing.
kj6esv
Re: suzi the psychic [Re: rascott] #991443
04/02/10 11:43 PM
04/02/10 11:43 PM
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Virgil  Offline
Need a Spot
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Mississippi
Where did you get the pucks for your springs?

Re: suzi the psychic [Re: Virgil] #991444
04/03/10 02:43 AM
04/03/10 02:43 AM
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rascott  Offline OP
Mudrunner
Joined: May 2007
Posts: 463
central california *****
i got them from jeff hoepker. i know he sells them on ebay.
he now makes strut mount spacers and a spacer for that center ball link at the rear diff.
nice material. i recommend.
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/2-COIL-LI...=item414ddb928c
i'm not sure about later models- mabe you can contact.
i made my own strut mounts and diff. spacers.


'89 kick w/some modifications.
some intentional.
suzi the psychic gets me fishing.
kj6esv
Re: suzi the psychic [Re: rascott] #991445
04/12/10 05:20 AM
04/12/10 05:20 AM
TayJ  Offline
Rock Warrior
Joined: Dec 2007
Posts: 725
Mesa Az
If I was you I would look into a slip yoke eliminator for your rig. That way you won't have to worry about a spacer.


Jeep
Jus' sayin'
Re: suzi the psychic [Re: TayJ] #991446
04/16/10 03:23 PM
04/16/10 03:23 PM
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rascott  Offline OP
Mudrunner
Joined: May 2007
Posts: 463
central california *****
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If I was you I would look into a slip yoke eliminator for your rig. That way you won't have to worry about a spacer.

that must be an adjustable length driveshaft arrangement?
i will try and find info- have you experience w/this?
must have to modify t/case output shaft to do this?
i am vaugely looking for a later model transfer case to play with- seems the only way to change my gearing.

i guess i didn't snap any rings when i put the motor back together- i started driving it to work and back. i'm pleased. kinda fun, but certainly not a d/d machine.
putting smog gear on. we'll see how that goes-got an egr on so far- still need a cat. hope i don't smoke the computer when i plug it back in...
real test next month.


'89 kick w/some modifications.
some intentional.
suzi the psychic gets me fishing.
kj6esv
Re: suzi the psychic [Re: rascott] #991447
04/17/10 10:25 PM
04/17/10 10:25 PM
TayJ  Offline
Rock Warrior
Joined: Dec 2007
Posts: 725
Mesa Az
Quote
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If I was you I would look into a slip yoke eliminator for your rig. That way you won't have to worry about a spacer.

that must be an adjustable length driveshaft arrangement?
i will try and find info- have you experience w/this?
must have to modify t/case output shaft to do this?
i am vaugely looking for a later model transfer case to play with- seems the only way to change my gearing.


It is a t-case tail shaft conversion. The t-case out put yoke slides now, if you convert it then your yoke will stay in one place and the drive shaft slides. My jeep has been converted, I use a double cv drive shaft.


Jeep
Jus' sayin'
Re: suzi the psychic [Re: TayJ] #991448
04/18/10 04:22 PM
04/18/10 04:22 PM
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rascott  Offline OP
Mudrunner
Joined: May 2007
Posts: 463
central california *****
Quote

It is a t-case tail shaft conversion. The t-case out put yoke slides now, if you convert it then your yoke will stay in one place and the drive shaft slides. My jeep has been converted, I use a double cv drive shaft.

i will consider this. i haven't seen signs of catastrophic failure, but something will need to be done if i do any more suspension work. i will watch for examples this season and do some googleweb.
thanx

"planning" the start of my season next month.


'89 kick w/some modifications.
some intentional.
suzi the psychic gets me fishing.
kj6esv
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