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Old January 22nd, 2010, 03:09 PM
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I say don't put the tuffy in or if you do try not to ruin the original console. People fight to get those things. Cutting one up seems wrong
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Old January 22nd, 2010, 03:16 PM
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Noone's cutting up the orignal console, trust me- it was sold not long after being removed from the truck. I think Safarirover may have even ended up with it in his soft top 110.
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Old January 22nd, 2010, 03:26 PM
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Old January 22nd, 2010, 03:34 PM
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Joel- want to part with the original cubby box ?
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Old January 22nd, 2010, 04:41 PM
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Why did you guys sell the console off? After all the work you put in, I would get another one or pick up one of the Ashcroft replicas.
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Old January 22nd, 2010, 05:24 PM
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Here is the basic idea...
Not too keen on the way they modded the T-Case Shifter but the Tuffy mod doesn't look too bad. Certainly more secure for a S/T and easier for access to the relays/fuses than the stock one.

Lets see pics of yours once you've done it.
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Joel- want to part with the original cubby box ?

Stephen has the original console I believe?

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Why did you guys sell the console off? After all the work you put in, I would get another one or pick up one of the Ashcroft replicas.
Wasn't my call!
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Old January 24th, 2010, 09:45 PM
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I think the flares came out pretty damn close to the original finish of the fender flares... or "eyebrow moldings" or whatever. Still not in love with the wingtop protectors but they look fantstic afrter being powdercoated to match the rest of the stuff on the truck.
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Old January 24th, 2010, 09:58 PM
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Looks great Joel.

Just a personal preference but I'd prefer body colored hinges all round, or at least make the rear ones black too.
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Old January 25th, 2010, 12:11 AM
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wow what exactly did you do to the flares? Were they shiny just repainted?
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Old January 25th, 2010, 10:44 AM
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fing bad ass, can't wait till it comes to Wilmington
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Old January 26th, 2010, 10:18 AM
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wow what exactly did you do to the flares? Were they shiny just repainted?

The new flares were shiny, paintable type- not the matte finish type so I tracked down a proper Dupont plastic/vinyl paint that would be durable enough and match the original look. I forget the exact name of it, it does not come in aerosol cans, has to be sprayed thru a gun.
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Old January 26th, 2010, 10:35 AM
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Wow. Nicely done Joel. Looks like a 70k truck to me....
Rear door hinges bare galv ? Like the look.
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Old January 26th, 2010, 11:47 AM
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Got Rovertym rear links and A-arm spacer installed, driveshaft angles look fantastic now but I am not very happy with how close the ball joint is to the gas tank!
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Old January 26th, 2010, 11:59 AM
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Excellent work Joel... Can you give us any idea on cost, even a ball park?
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Old January 26th, 2010, 08:41 PM
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Scott, I don't really know if I am cleared to say or not. I have heard a ballpark figure, but have not even added up the receipts I have here or anything (and I don't even have them all) and I have honestly had no communication with the client.


Maybe I will know for sure once I am finished and it is officially out of my hands, which honestly could be very very soon. Even then, it looks like it will be getting the console work and roof rack work done after that, so who knows.






This evening's update is not very good news, I am very unhappy with the rear suspension and am beginning to feel like the truck will leave before I get to work out the kinks.

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UPDATE: I am hauling the 90 to Rovertym tomorrow to have the rear suspension set up, my back isn't cooperating with my workload at all and the owner is desperate to get the truck back... sadly, it may be the last time I see it but it has been a fun build for sure and an experience I will not soon forget.
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Old January 26th, 2010, 10:17 PM
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okay hold on, you put woodgrain and the penis cdl lever in? wtf, does Buck know? I bet Marc picked that didn't he
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NO but I bet you remember Mike from MAR- he owned the big black '96 Disco on one-ton axles that I had to winch out of that mudhole after the auction Sat night? He owns that 90 with the Ratfink Tcase shifter and the $700 woodgrain shifter now.
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Old January 27th, 2010, 06:45 AM
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so you removed that stuff
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Old January 27th, 2010, 09:11 AM
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No, if you look that picture is of a ST not a SW.
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