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Old March 2nd, 2015, 12:08 PM
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those bump stops are sweet!
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Old March 9th, 2015, 06:44 AM
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the plan this weekend was to install front axle completed after powdercoat.. but they completely botched it... I cant even explain how horrible it came out.. its worse than sandable primer out of a rattle can. I still managed to get the rear housing redone and other misc stuff...

the horrid "powder coating" note the color it is supposed to be is on the knuckle...



rear axle top mount removed


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Old March 16th, 2015, 07:12 AM
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assembled front/rear housings this weekend.. my wife made new rear bump stop mounts / plated frame for brutal abuse. redoing rear brake line system. installed rear housing.. front is waiting in position...



new improved front:


there she goes....




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Old March 16th, 2015, 07:58 AM
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That looks awesome Andy

Out of curiosity, what do you think about pinion brakes / rockwells?

Seems like an easy way to get more clearance up front...
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Old March 16th, 2015, 02:14 PM
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That looks awesome Andy

Out of curiosity, what do you think about pinion brakes / rockwells?

Seems like an easy way to get more clearance up front...
only thing that keeps me away from rockwells is the weight really... they are heavyyyyyy... and for clearance I'd probably go with a set of mog axles before rockwells.
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Old March 23rd, 2015, 09:20 AM
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back on the wheels again. redid brake system. redid house routing. changed some minor link geometry.. still need to prime steering and get that situated...






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KINGS BRAH!


I'm stoked to see it this summer. Did you end up changing the coils or altering the shock mounts to lower the ride height?
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Old March 23rd, 2015, 10:58 AM
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KINGS BRAH!


I'm stoked to see it this summer. Did you end up changing the coils or altering the shock mounts to lower the ride height?

nay never changed much... i will run into other way more problematic issues if i lower it... plus it ran extremely well by the end of last season. will give it another season and if its an issue ill just build a whole new frame! lol
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back on the wheels again. redid brake system. redid house routing. changed some minor link geometry.. still need to prime steering and get that situated...
Awesome rig!

Correct me if I am wrong but I though hydraulic steering was illegal on road due to the possibility of inoperable steering should it fail.

Might be different state to state

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Found it, interesting

LiftLaws.com - Is Full Hydro Steering Street Legal?
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Old March 23rd, 2015, 01:10 PM
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AFAIK Andy doesn't drive this thing on the road
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Old March 23rd, 2015, 01:47 PM
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Awesome rig!

Correct me if I am wrong but I though hydraulic steering was illegal on road due to the possibility of inoperable steering should it fail.

Might be different state to state

------ Follow up post added March 23rd, 2015 10:34 AM ------



Found it, interesting

LiftLaws.com - Is Full Hydro Steering Street Legal?
I like #1- A

only a close look with a trained eye can spot a modified steering system...lol


I am not sure if its legal or not here.. I might get like 50 miles a season on actual roads... does that even count?
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Old March 23rd, 2015, 01:56 PM
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Plus those hydro setups are bulletproof! Right Andy?

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Old March 24th, 2015, 06:48 AM
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Plus those hydro setups are bulletproof! Right Andy?


lmao! yea... thanks for reminding me to put some lock-tite on those screws!
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Old March 30th, 2015, 07:15 AM
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started making a spare tire carrier that is simple and easily removable....
also finished steering and the rest of the front end.





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Old April 6th, 2015, 07:18 AM
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finished up tire carrier... it sits alittle bit higher than I wanted it to due to the fact it wont clear the hitch receiver. if I want it easy to remove/reinstall I have to be able to have it rest on the ground. I made 2 mounting positions 1 for transport and 1 for trail use ( 6 inches lower).






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lovely! Did you have to increase the spring rate much in the rear to support the spare?
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lovely! Did you have to increase the spring rate much in the rear to support the spare?
I have not yet, it did squat down a bit when I put it on...I might bump up nitro pressure a few psi to counter it maybe... or some preload. I don't have any heavier springs laying around right now lol
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Old April 6th, 2015, 10:19 AM
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how much horsepowers did you gain with the Lucky8 stickers?
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Old April 6th, 2015, 10:59 AM
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how much horsepowers did you gain with the lucky8 stickers?

over 9000
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