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Old 11-09-2013, 03:41 PM
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Hi thought i should show you guys what i am up to.
started with a pretty standard petrol GQ swb it is actually a 87 model so from the first shipment














First thing was to strip it down







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Old 11-09-2013, 03:42 PM
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Then i did a test fit of the diesel auto and twin transfer cases





not much room for a drive shaft

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Old 11-09-2013, 03:45 PM
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time for the mods to begin





Engine bay was painted

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Old 11-09-2013, 03:50 PM
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This is how i did my guard chop. see the black lines on the guard this is the section i am cutting out





Notice i cut the section out but left the return




Clean off the paint



and start to tack weld

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Old 11-09-2013, 03:53 PM
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small extra piece need to finish the job




Sanded and ground back


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Old 11-09-2013, 03:56 PM
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with the rear axel moved back 300mm, the guards had to be cut




No room for the fuel tank under so i had to make a compartment behind the rear seats for fuel and tools but allowing the rear seat belts to stay

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I didn't want th story to end!! Keep it up mate, loving how this is going so far.
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Old 11-09-2013, 06:18 PM
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Awesome mate iam very keen to see the end product great job
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Old 11-09-2013, 06:41 PM
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x2 on the story to continue in this awesome manner
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Nice build mate I was concerned when you said you had moved it back 300mm but once i saw the pictures...

Not going a triangulated 4 link just keeping the 5 link?
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Old 11-09-2013, 10:51 PM
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yes just keeping the 5 link. all i did was extend the arms by 300mm
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Old 11-09-2013, 11:00 PM
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pictures of the Chassis so far










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So cool!
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Old 11-09-2013, 11:25 PM
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Top work so far!
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Nice.

Is this going to be a comp truck or a tuff tourer?
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wow thats alot of work
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But bet its worth it in the end.

Won't you have issues with fumes inside cab though??
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Old 12-09-2013, 11:07 PM
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it will be a tough tourer.
Fumes should not be a problem as i am sealing up the patrol
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Old 12-09-2013, 11:25 PM
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so the next step was to seal up in the wheel arches



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