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Slodgetto's Green Dragon 4x4 Conversion Build

Discussion in '1st Gen. Builds' started by Slodgetto, Mar 29, 2012.

  1. BradyT88

    BradyT88 Skinkwerks Rockware & Fabrication!!

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    I see, that would make more sense then. haha
     
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    Supra TT Solid Axle FTMFW!!

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    Here you can see the spherical bearing

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  3. Slodgetto

    Slodgetto [OP] Über Posre

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    lol Nice! Mine's are more or less, there.... lol
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    Truck is back to DD status since the car decided to take a massive dump on me!!! Sounds like a bent rod, but it's not driveable at all..
     
  4. IDtrucks

    IDtrucks Just out for a rip are ya bud?

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    HAHA! that blows
     
  5. 95 taco

    95 taco Cornfed

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    Good thing you didn't sell your truck.
     
  6. Slodgetto

    Slodgetto [OP] Über Posre

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    yeah, seriously! got to find another dd before selling the truck, now..
     
  7. 95 taco

    95 taco Cornfed

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    Bilsteins front and rear, front set to 1'' and rear are 9'' 5125's, OMD springs in the rear, CSJumper LED's inside, hard wired inverter.
    Or you could just keep ol reliable
     
  8. Slodgetto

    Slodgetto [OP] Über Posre

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    lol yeah...... I wish.
     
  9. Slodgetto

    Slodgetto [OP] Über Posre

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  10. Konaborne

    Konaborne Pineapples on pizza Hawaiian does not it make.

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    hey silas

    did you have to cut off your frame horns to get the bumper to fit? Or does the 98-00 horns go through the opening in the mount bar?

    Looking into a lopro rock defense; don't see any 98-00's running it or any info about it :eek:
     
  11. steve o 77

    steve o 77 braaap

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    What's the dd have in it? A 22re? Might be cheaper to find a used engine.
     
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    Nope... I had to cut off the mini crossmember where the skid bolts up to, but I simply unbolted the frame horns and it fit over the frame ends jut fine. Not a bad install at all.

    Nice, man. That'll look sweet!!!! :cool:
    No, it's a 3s-fe...... 2.0l. Thought about attempting a swap like you did on your car, but my celica is fwd....... not sure it'd be worth doing a rwd conversion.:(
     
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    99yodataco Little Taco that could

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    RWD?!? :D Just set a 22re in there with the trans and transfer case and make it 4wd :cool:
     
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    gheeey :p
     
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    Konaborne Pineapples on pizza Hawaiian does not it make.

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    q2 silas... :cookiemonster:

    where did you put your blinker? did you route the light into the parking/corner light?
     
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    steve o 77 braaap

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    Ah bummer, For some reason I thought those were RWD. Yeah converting to RWD would involve A LOT of custom fab, not worth it at all. I wonder how hard it is to just throw a new rod in that thing and keep going? Maybe get another few years out of it.
     
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    :laugh:

    I've been meaning to re-route them to the corners.......... but I haven't yet. :D At this point and time, I have no front blinkers. lol
    Yeah..... :eek:

    Maybe.........I'm going to look into it, but I think I'm going to end up selling it. (if I think I can do it, replace the rod, then sell it.) Not in love with the whole FWD thang..
     
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    steve o 77 braaap

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    Yeah I don't blame you.
     
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    Although, (while it got old after burning through 2 sets) tray drifting was pretty fun. hahaha :devil:
     
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    Blackdawg Dr. Frankenstein

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    Silas is gonna "sell" another car.....:rolleyes:
     
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