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by d_r_1989
Fri Jul 10, 2020 9:29 pm
Forum: Builds and Projects
Topic: Coiled turqoise samurai
Replies: 42
Views: 5983

Re: Coiled turqoise samurai

Anton, such flattering comments, i thank you. Scottie is the main :weld: man and the body wouldnt be what it is without Andyrew's hard work. Thanks Tim, progress hasnt been as fast as i hoped but i have been busier at work during covid, no break for me, and iv enjoyed my white sj as much as i can. I...
by d_r_1989
Thu Jul 09, 2020 7:45 pm
Forum: Builds and Projects
Topic: Coiled turqoise samurai
Replies: 42
Views: 5983

Re: Coiled turqoise samurai

:thumbup: Thanks

Managed to do some more, one more weld on the rear shock mounts and its ready to be painted. Going to use por 15 on the chassis. Also need the underneath of body painting so it can go back together for the final time.
by d_r_1989
Sun Jun 21, 2020 12:04 am
Forum: Builds and Projects
Topic: Coiled turqoise samurai
Replies: 42
Views: 5983

Re: Coiled turqoise samurai

Thanks Yes the green sj maybe next inline with some toyota axles I broke my phone so theres abit of a skip in updates but the body is back on temporarily so i can measure and mock up for shocks. Also have its wheels and tyres on now too. The bumpstops should stop the wheels hitting the arches when t...
by d_r_1989
Mon Jun 08, 2020 10:24 pm
Forum: Builds and Projects
Topic: Coiled turqoise samurai
Replies: 42
Views: 5983

Re: Coiled turqoise samurai

The slower progress is due to warm weather and abit of this
by d_r_1989
Mon Jun 08, 2020 9:56 pm
Forum: Builds and Projects
Topic: Coiled turqoise samurai
Replies: 42
Views: 5983

Re: Turqoise samurai formerly Andyrew's

Anofher busy day finishing the mounts. Theyre welded in but still not 100%, need to tie the rear uppers in some more and do the bumpstops.
Getting there though, nice to be back on its wheels aswell. Measured my new wheel base and its nearly 84" now, iv tried ghe body on and it seems to fit ok
by d_r_1989
Sat May 30, 2020 9:13 pm
Forum: Builds and Projects
Topic: Coiled turqoise samurai
Replies: 42
Views: 5983

Re: Turqoise samurai formerly Andyrew's

Little bit more of an update, had a busy day today, havent finished the mounts, just tacked in place :weld: Hoping to start on spring perches this week and get it sat back on some wheels
by d_r_1989
Sat May 09, 2020 7:53 pm
Forum: Builds and Projects
Topic: Coiled turqoise samurai
Replies: 42
Views: 5983

Re: Turqoise samurai formerly Andyrew's

Thanks!
Abit more progress from this morning :weld:
Extended the original diff breather using a 45' and a 90' bends welded up, drilled a hole so it comes through the trussing, then welded it all up
by d_r_1989
Thu May 07, 2020 10:21 am
Forum: Builds and Projects
Topic: Coiled turqoise samurai
Replies: 42
Views: 5983

Re: Turqoise samurai formerly Andyrew's

Thanks, hopefully it will have some comfort!
by d_r_1989
Wed May 06, 2020 10:56 pm
Forum: The Bar
Topic: Site very quiet?
Replies: 36
Views: 8092

Re: Site very quiet?

Sj's certainly are getting thin on the ground now, hopefully most that are left are owned here. I own 3 so im doing my fair share! :guns:
by d_r_1989
Wed May 06, 2020 10:45 pm
Forum: Builds and Projects
Topic: Coiled turqoise samurai
Replies: 42
Views: 5983

Re: Turqoise samurai formerly Andyrew's

Abit more progress on the front end. Managed to get it back om the wheels and see how it all fits under compression, nothing catches and has plenty of clearance. Just bumpstops and shocks to finish. With out shocks my up travel will be about 4.5" and droop will be 7.5", so ideally im thinking i need...