Well as many of you know I traded my 92 truggy on wontons for a built 95 runner sr5 on toy axles. I was hesitant in starting another time wasting and consuming thread so against my better judgement I am doing it.
So far the ideas I am kicking around are simple. Run an in cab cage and ditch the exo. 60/14 or 60/70, Hydro assist, 4d's and keep her street legal. I am still poor so I will keep it on the leafs. I will french the rear hanger and lower it a bit as well. Oh and rear work the rear frame, shackle and bumper area and install a tail gate. I need another ADD project like a bullet in the head so here it is :shaking:
The OG Project hippie killer. Saw it at the round up this weekend
The new runner how I got it. Had a little rock rash but all in all was pretty clean. It's a good running 3slow, 5spd, 23spline inchworm duals, spool, rear detroit front, bobby longs blah blah blah.
I got 2 trips to fordyce and 1 to the con in the last month and a half and lets just say I have beat er down pretty good. The cake topper was the the flop at soup bowl that went ahead and caved the rest of my passenger side in hence the family raisin :shaking:
Here is pulling the plugs after the soup flop. I am waiting on my buddy to email those pics and I will post them. Needs lowering. If I am 6'3" and I have to stand on my tippy toes to reach into the engine compartment thats wrong :laughing:
So that is that. A quick run down on whats new in my world and what is upcoming.
Got the front cleaned up and ready for a new hanger. I would love to buy one of those fancy WFO hangers or something like that but I can't justify spending the money on something I can make myself. Anyway here is also some axle porn.
Got the rear bolted in and the front sort of mocked up where I want it. Drivelinesbolt right up and all I need to do is weld a front hanger on and install my offset shackles which should be here tomorrow. Plumb the brakes back up and install a gm master cylinder like before.
Wet by wfo today got some drag link goodies. Mocked up the bump stops and getting and idea of where everything is going to line up. I am also getting a track bar together as well as got my offset shackles. Hanger will be here in a couple days. Not much left to do until she rolls on her own.
So got home later than usual but I did get my light bar and this thing is tittays. It was labeled as a 34" on the sale ad but it's really only 32, but who's counting. Now I will look fast and cool like all the go fast guys :flipoff2:
I pulled another ding dong move and was dialing my new welder in wondering why it was not welding worth a shit. I wasn't getting any gas. Brand new bottle everything all set and all I did was not push the nozzle all the way into the feeder :homer: so I just jumped out of bed ran down in my flip flops and boxers fixed it and threw a nice bead down just so I can sleep better, problem solved. Here was a pic from earlier of the dog shit I have to grind out now.
Moral of the story is kids make sure your tools are setup correctly.
Lookin good Kieth. How did you find 1 ton axles to fit so fast?
Dude I am a parts slanging mofo and have ninja skills ... Actually I just searched the axle section on pirate for trades and found a dude in fresno who wanted built toy axles for an ftoy chassis he bought. Cost me 50 bucks for his fuel to deliver. Literally bolt in as you can see with a few mods.
I got everything set and ready to weld in. Pulled the tape 20 times checking and rechecking and everything is dead on. I need to change out all bushings because I have gaps at the sleeves. I'm also upgrading from 1/2" bolts to grade 9/16.
Got my brake lines from summit today but the adapter to the factory hard line is different than it was on my 92 pickup so need to figure that out tonight and order it.