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Patrick's Samurai Build

Discussion in 'Trail Toys' started by SMKYTXN, Jan 7, 2019.

  1. Mar 3, 2019 at 10:42 AM
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    SMKYTXN

    SMKYTXN [OP] If it can't be overdone it's not worth doing Vendor

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    Time to fire up the bender and see what this front clip is going to look like.

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    Plenty of room for the radiator. There will be a bit more of a bumper added so the winch will sit in front of the radiator.

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  2. Mar 3, 2019 at 10:43 AM
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    SMKYTXN [OP] If it can't be overdone it's not worth doing Vendor

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    The original cage in the sami leaves a bit to be desired, so I'm going to beef it up a little. I'm starting with tying the A and B pillars directly to the chassis.

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  3. Mar 9, 2019 at 6:34 PM
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    SMKYTXN [OP] If it can't be overdone it's not worth doing Vendor

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    The cage needs a lot of love, but for now I'll settle for tying the A and B pillar into the chassis. I cut the back end of the cage off as it's going to be reworked once the bench seat goes in.

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    I finally broke down and bought a pipemaster to help out with complicated copes. It works pretty nicely.

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    No more need to worry about redoing the front body mounts. This should do the trick. biggrin_127035e842e5dd48052fb9139f75c20526cfff9a.gif

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  4. Mar 9, 2019 at 6:35 PM
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    SMKYTXN [OP] If it can't be overdone it's not worth doing Vendor

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    I reinforced the upper link mounts up front. More than likely the tube and mount would have been fine, but no need to take a chance.

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    And I put some paint on her. She's almost ready to head back to Patrick for the finishing touches.

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  5. Jul 22, 2019 at 7:10 PM
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  6. Sep 19, 2022 at 4:43 AM
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    :spy: So is there a finished product? This Sami is beautiful
     
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  7. Sep 19, 2022 at 4:51 AM
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    Helped my pops build his over 10 years ago. Really want to get me one of my own
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  8. Sep 19, 2022 at 4:52 AM
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    MY50cal ---- Tread Lightly ---- Leave No Trace

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    Yep.
    Sami build needs an update :boink:



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  9. Sep 20, 2022 at 6:27 AM
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    SMKYTXN [OP] If it can't be overdone it's not worth doing Vendor

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    Patrick has been a bit to busy with his family to finish the sami, so I don't have an update for everyone unfortunately.
     
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