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DesertSwamper build!!!
« on: Sep 11, 2007, 12:25:32 PM »
So after sitting @ a worthless shop for nearly two years I took it out and speedy and I got it up and running  :clap2: the major obstacle was that i was not running and we dint know why but we got to it and now it runs from here on im hitting the ground running so stay tuned kids  :king: here are some pics hope you enjoy  :eyebrow:
« Last Edit: Feb 13, 2008, 03:53:44 PM by SWAMPER »
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Re: ITS ALIVE!!!!
« Reply #1 on: Sep 11, 2007, 12:28:21 PM »
:woohoo: Congrats!!! :clap2: :snapshot:
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Re: ITS ALIVE!!!!
« Reply #2 on: Sep 11, 2007, 12:30:06 PM »
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Re: ITS ALIVE!!!!
« Reply #3 on: Sep 11, 2007, 12:31:35 PM »
more  :gap:
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Re: ITS ALIVE!!!!
« Reply #4 on: Sep 11, 2007, 12:35:52 PM »
What the hell???...SWAMPER,you're still around?.Wow,I thought you had sold your Toy,bought a Miata and moved to South Beach and lived in a studio apartment with a small pomeranian named Biscuit...  :shake:  Boy was I wrong  :shake:
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Re: ITS ALIVE!!!!
« Reply #5 on: Sep 11, 2007, 12:55:57 PM »
hell no haha ive just been busy the Marine Corps keeps me pretty busy at times....thats also the reason in sat in a shop for so long becuse i was stationed up in california for a while
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Re: ITS ALIVE!!!!
« Reply #6 on: Sep 11, 2007, 03:17:25 PM »
:yikes:
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Re: ITS ALIVE!!!!
« Reply #7 on: Sep 11, 2007, 04:24:30 PM »
 :woohoo:
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Re: ITS ALIVE!!!!
« Reply #8 on: Sep 26, 2007, 12:14:29 PM »
well took a couple of days and speedy and I went to work on the ol 85  :yupyup: here are a couple of pics for your entertainment....this is of the ugly hacked up rear getting read to get some sheetmetal welded on for asthetic reasons  :angel:
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Re: ITS ALIVE!!!!
« Reply #9 on: Sep 26, 2007, 01:13:22 PM »
and then....

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Re: ITS ALIVE!!!!
« Reply #10 on: Sep 26, 2007, 04:40:37 PM »
Semper FI and we need more pics fer sure




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Re: ITS ALIVE!!!!
« Reply #11 on: Sep 27, 2007, 09:36:13 AM »
yeah i have plenty but for some reason their huge even after i "resize em" with infranview :down:
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Re: ITS ALIVE!!!!
« Reply #12 on: Sep 27, 2007, 09:55:41 AM »
here is a pic of the sheet metal i shaped and cut to fill in those gaps, the other pic is of speedy welding them  :_oops:
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Re: ITS ALIVE!!!!
« Reply #13 on: Sep 27, 2007, 09:56:58 AM »
sweet it worked ok here they go....this one is of the "finished product"
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Re: ITS ALIVE!!!!
« Reply #14 on: Sep 27, 2007, 10:02:56 AM »
we also made a rear bumper for it :yupyup: these pics arent the gratest because I was the only one that took pics and usaully was busy and forgot to take some of the process and stuff haha but hey here they go anyhow...on the 2nd pic you can see that speedy was making some spring hangers to accomadate the 4" springs i got from marlin  :bowdown:
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Re: ITS ALIVE!!!!
« Reply #15 on: Sep 27, 2007, 10:11:08 AM »
my knukles were leaky so i got a service kit and went to work (i know i know the pics suck but i had greasy hands ppl)
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Re: ITS ALIVE!!!!
« Reply #16 on: Sep 27, 2007, 10:13:07 AM »
and since the front axle was torn up i said what the heck lets upgrade  :yupyup:
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Re: ITS ALIVE!!!!
« Reply #17 on: Sep 27, 2007, 10:23:58 AM »
we took the bed off and the roll bar down and the lights had rust on them so i took em apart and sanded them down sprayed them with bedliner put silicone on em and put em back together...i made sure to seal em up good with that silicone  :_order:
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Re: ITS ALIVE!!!!
« Reply #18 on: Sep 27, 2007, 10:25:16 AM »
i apparently liked the smell of the spray because then i took the valve cover cleaned it up and added some vibrant color to it  :eyebrow:
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Re: ITS ALIVE!!!!
« Reply #19 on: Sep 27, 2007, 10:27:52 AM »
and since the bed was off and i has paint to spare...well off we went on it  :flamer:
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Re: ITS ALIVE!!!!
« Reply #20 on: Sep 27, 2007, 10:31:07 AM »
when i was sanding the passanger fender i noticed the antena was rusted and loose so i deciced to eliminate the problem  :crazy: i took a scrap piece of sheetmetal and with the saw cut a circle then i used the grinder to size it speedy welded it and then we put some bondo on it to smooth it out
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Re: ITS ALIVE!!!!
« Reply #21 on: Sep 27, 2007, 10:35:48 AM »
Looking good!
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Re: ITS ALIVE!!!!
« Reply #22 on: Sep 27, 2007, 10:41:22 AM »
no more antena hole  :qtip:
the 2nd pic you can kinda see what the back looks like with the sheetmetal, bondo and paint on it  :king: you can also see the sweet bumper with led's on it  8)
« Last Edit: Sep 27, 2007, 11:01:55 AM by SWAMPER »
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Re: ITS ALIVE!!!!
« Reply #23 on: Sep 27, 2007, 10:45:19 AM »
in the end of the little wrenchathon this is what it looked like....we did several things to it like the brake upgrade, rear bumper, new spring hangers, installed the 4" marlin leaf springs in the rear, cleaned up the engine bay from loose wires, serviced the knukles, painted it, put some 33's on and im sure we did more i just cant remember all we did...but thanks to speedy and bob the truck is in alot better shape than it was a week ago  :beerchug:
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Re: ITS ALIVE!!!!
« Reply #24 on: Sep 27, 2007, 10:46:02 AM »
here is a b4 pic and an after pic  :ladys-man:
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Re: ITS ALIVE!!!!
« Reply #25 on: Sep 27, 2007, 10:48:47 AM »
copycat..u stole my color


looks good..bout time u started on this thing  :cool:
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Re: ITS ALIVE!!!!
« Reply #26 on: Sep 27, 2007, 10:53:31 AM »
copycat..u stole my color

bite me :cheese: lol jk thanks though ive been wanting to paint it that color for a long time i was between that color and olive drab
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Re: ITS ALIVE!!!!
« Reply #27 on: Sep 27, 2007, 10:56:17 AM »
theres still alot i want to do to it but ill be working on it soon again just waiting for some parts.....i still need the front springs, need to install the shook hoops, shocks, put an exhaust on it (open header :yupyup: ) change the windshield get it registered, inspected and then it should be ready to drive
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Re: ITS ALIVE!!!!
« Reply #28 on: Sep 27, 2007, 11:00:17 AM »
That thing looks good! I want to see more!
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Re: ITS ALIVE!!!!
« Reply #29 on: Sep 27, 2007, 11:01:07 AM »
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