Bowser. LWB J20a + 03-72LE & 33s

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Re: Lwb daily drive and laner build

Post by Ruru19 » Tue Mar 31, 2020 6:41 pm

Looking great, the same as the blue one before :) how did the 80x80x3 box section do? From mesuréments on mine I decided thats what I'd need.
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Re: Lwb daily drive and laner build

Post by ScottieJ » Sat Apr 04, 2020 1:08 am

I would recommend 90x90 box, trust me its easier :lol: The stock sills are 80mm wide that the bottom but 90mm wide at the top so you need to pull the body in to meet 80x80.


Guess i should probably add my tiny amount of progress I made just before the Lockdown :lol: Auto gearbox crossmember fitted and swb rear spring hangers welded on for my RUF conversion.

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Re: Lwb daily drive and laner build

Post by andyrew » Sun Apr 05, 2020 11:58 am

Is it going auto box now?
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Re: Lwb daily drive and laner build

Post by ScottieJ » Sun Apr 05, 2020 1:59 pm

Yes, J20a with a 4 speed auto so my dad can use it for Laning when we go out on days where he can’t use the Jimny...... he doesn’t want to scratch it :lol:
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Re: Lwb daily drive and laner build

Post by Ruru19 » Wed Apr 29, 2020 8:06 pm

Quick question, how much etch primer and gravitex did you use on the chassis? Thanks

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Re: Lwb daily drive and laner build

Post by ScottieJ » Thu Apr 30, 2020 12:08 am

I honestly can't remember sorry, I just keep etch primer and gravitex in the workshop in bulk so I just grab it off the shelf and go :lol: sorry I can't be much help, At a guess maybe 1.5-2L of etch primer and 4L of gravitex?
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Re: Lwb daily drive and laner build

Post by Ruru19 » Fri May 01, 2020 9:25 am

Ok, no worries, where do you get the upol stuff? Here in France it's about twice the price so am trying to find a UK site who will deliver to my sister who will send on to me.

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Re: Lwb daily drive and laner build

Post by ScottieJ » Fri May 01, 2020 8:30 pm

I usually just order it off eBay, can get it for a pretty good price on there.
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Re: Lwb daily drive and laner build

Post by ScottieJ » Tue May 19, 2020 11:37 pm

Cleaned up and slapped some rust treatment, primer and paint on the axle cases, I picked up a vit/sammy hybrid axle cheap, it's not pretty but it seems to be straight so i'm gonna run it and see with 4.3 diffs front and rear.
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Then started work on the rear YJ set up. This was fun as my old Fobco star pillar drill seems to have devoloped a lot of run out so I ended up drilling these by hand. Gonna whip the chuck off the drill when i get a chance, hopefully it's just the chuck.
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Focusing on the narrowboat project over the last few days but i'll finish the YJ mounts off next time I'm up the workshop.
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Re: Lwb daily drive and laner build

Post by donkeychomp » Sun May 24, 2020 9:22 pm

Scottie are those mounts made of three seperate bits welded together? Whatever you've done it seems to work!
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