Author Topic: BigMike's Big Project  (Read 511726 times)

0 Members and 2 Guests are viewing this topic.

BigMike

  • Administrator
  • Offline Gold Turtle Award
  • *
  • Turtle Points: 1362
  • Male Posts: 17,808
  • Member since Apr '02
  • 511:1 Club
    • Bone-Stock Plane-Jane 1981 Shortbed Pickup
Re: BigMike's Big Project
« Reply #180 on: Jul 12, 2004, 01:03:50 AM »
It was a direct bolt in.  We put a body lift on the short bed and decided to drop the tank to clean it since the truck hadnt been run in a few years.  Well I dropped the tank and it looked just like the tank from my 84 but the top was cut off of the shorty tank.  With the body lift and a little massageingof the bottom rear cab seam it bolted right in for a couple gallon extra.
That's weird because the two tanks I had were different lengths. I wonder if there is a long bed tank that was the same length but was just fatter instead of longer...

At any rate, I do need to find an EFI gas tank before I can get this thing firing, so I'll have to come up with one of those yet...


And finally, here is a pic of a mount I was making to mount the Ignitor and a final picture of the engine complete at the end of the day today. Everything is coming along very smoothly as I have not encountered any too serious of a problem yet, so I hope it keeps up like this and everything will be peachy keen..

G'Night all,
BigMike
New Instagram: @SlowestTacoma

Check out our new Rock Crawling Videos!
2016 56-speed 580:1 Triple T/Case 3rd gen Tacoma Rock Crawler   
1981 36-speed 511:1 3RZ-FE Rock Crawler
1987 6-speed Supercharged 4A-GZE MR2
Error occurred because of error.
"The worst of both worlds, the best of neither." -abnormaltoy
Things are only impossible until they are not.

 
 
 
 
 

Related Topics

2 Replies
2450 Views
Last post Feb 11, 2003, 10:02:11 PM
by mr4x42u
2 Replies
1948 Views
Last post Jul 10, 2002, 07:38:23 AM
by Brandon
548 Replies
150675 Views
Last post Feb 09, 2012, 03:47:05 PM
by 83 Crawler
377 Replies
120964 Views
Last post Nov 18, 2012, 09:38:25 AM
by Cheesemaker
14 Replies
5197 Views
Last post Jan 23, 2009, 01:04:05 PM
by bigarms23