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Re: Performance mods for a rock buggy?

Postby Jeep-hauler » Sat Jun 21, 2014 12:05 am

Some updates:

Did a basic gasket match port job prior to installing the exhaust manifold.
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Also cut back and knife edged the divider going into the He351
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The front axle was built from a 78 Ford high pinion Dana 60, narrowed 5", and Solid Dana 70 style C's installed. Also built a simple plate style truss.
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Steering ram support structure and skid plate.
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PSC steering ram.
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Front chassis structure tacked together. Clearances are tight for everything. Probably going to use a air to water IC with a heat exchanger in the grill shell.
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Side profile with the nose together.
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Re: Performance mods for a rock buggy?

Postby DodgeFreak » Sat Jun 21, 2014 6:26 am

You do Awesome work man! love it.
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Re: Performance mods for a rock buggy?

Postby dazedandconfused » Sat Jun 21, 2014 6:54 am

DodgeFreak wrote:You do Awesome work man! love it.


I couldn't agree more! This thing looks better and better every time I see it.
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Re: Performance mods for a rock buggy?

Postby RCCUMMINS89 » Sat Jun 21, 2014 9:06 pm

8)
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Re: Performance mods for a rock buggy?

Postby Jeep-hauler » Sun Sep 14, 2014 1:55 am

Some updates:

Most of the major fab work is done, and I brought it home to finish up in my garage. Here's what it looks like sitting on the bumpstops(no springs). I still have a ton of work to do to get it running.
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Re: Performance mods for a rock buggy?

Postby oldestof11 » Sun Sep 14, 2014 7:42 am

Dude, that is sick looking. Best buggy I have ever seen.
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Re: Performance mods for a rock buggy?

Postby dazedandconfused » Sun Sep 14, 2014 9:23 am

Sweet! Keep up the good work.
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Re: Performance mods for a rock buggy?

Postby offroad cowboy » Fri Oct 17, 2014 8:27 pm

very nice! I am going to start a 47 Willy's truck build soon. what size of tires you running?
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Re: Performance mods for a rock buggy?

Postby Knoberman » Sun Oct 19, 2014 9:56 am

Really liking it so far!
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Re: Performance mods for a rock buggy?

Postby Jeep-hauler » Wed Mar 11, 2015 10:19 pm

Update:

This thing is mostly together and runs. In fact, today was the first day I fired it up. I'm so stoked right now!
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Here's a short vid of my daughter going for a ride. Click on the pic.
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I still have tons to do and haven't done any tuning yet. Can't wait!
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Re: Performance mods for a rock buggy?

Postby dazedandconfused » Thu Mar 12, 2015 3:51 am

That is still the coolest rock buggy I've seen. Great job on it.
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Re: Performance mods for a rock buggy?

Postby Remps » Thu Mar 12, 2015 6:36 am

^^ what he said. 8)
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Re: Performance mods for a rock buggy?

Postby RCCUMMINS89 » Thu Mar 12, 2015 9:49 am

Exactly!
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Re: Performance mods for a rock buggy?

Postby CumminsPower59 » Sat Mar 14, 2015 2:59 pm

Wicked cool!!!
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Re: Performance mods for a rock buggy?

Postby Jeep-hauler » Mon Apr 13, 2015 7:42 pm

Thanks for the compliments guys! I don't have any tech to add, but it worked great in Moab last week.

It crawled.
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It hauled!
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