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SquirreL-E
03-06-2012, 12:00 AM
So I just got bored... show some "Progress" on how 1 thing just leads to another... Which this is all within the past year. First I froze the motor (tbi 350) over the winter, So that lead to a new motor, rolled it just after may long now I gotta change the cab, figured hey the cabs off i might as well upgrade the tranny from a 700r4 and np231 to a 2wd turbo 400 and 203/205 combo in which is a divorced ford 205 (twinsticked) machined and mated to a chevy 203. Since I was upgrading everything might as well upgrade the cab too and throw on a cut off 4dr blazer body. Since it was a beauty cab i figured i'd better protect er with some tube, and started a roll cage for it and added a fuel cell, oh but all this extra weight i better upgrade my diffs from fully built dana 44 and ford 9" (5.13's chromolys hi-steer spool and tru-track) to a dana 60 (behind axle hi-steer, 5.38s, full rebuild, welded, 35 spline drive slugs and radius arms, with coil-overs and a 10.25 sterling (4link with ori struts, welded, full rebuild.) Oh ok... sounds good, oh no tires are too small now, gotta upgrade from 40" tsls + beadlocks to 44's. and the last picture is where i'm at. Still have not drove it since i rolled it last year... Sad Story.

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Punk in Drublic
03-06-2012, 12:27 AM
i remember the weekend the van blew the trans. i got bottled by some punks on my way out in the morning. still fun though.
owned the log of fucked.

Half Slant
03-06-2012, 12:35 AM
I definitely didn't like the ending of your story..:pet Although, that last picture, its looking good! [cheers]

SquirreL-E
03-06-2012, 12:45 AM
lol wtf bottled on your way out?! Shitty deal!

and its a good story though! Troll shifters is the best part. I have 1 more to go on... :D I appreciate the head rub. Thanks! :cool:

fullsizebronco
03-06-2012, 07:45 AM
Lol when I seen it on the trailer with no axles I thought u just did all that work then.scrapped it. But looks good!

Happypants
03-06-2012, 12:19 PM
Looks gay :D and you roll it everytime u drive it so why bother putting another cab on?!?

tonkagirl
03-06-2012, 01:18 PM
Love the story, shitty bout not driving it yet, Troll steering break handles :-) to funny, and that van, how long have you had it? I think i have a pic of it stuck in a ditch at stave from many years ago :-)

SquirreL-E
03-06-2012, 05:19 PM
That van isnt mine and its never been in a ditch at stave! Lol its prestiiiine! The trolls are twin stick handles for my t-case! And nick... Its getting a full cage no worries! Wanna buy your diffs back? Haha theyre minty now.

Happypants
03-06-2012, 05:41 PM
lol no i got diffs with the same gears and lockers and what not, just need somewhere to put them in, hint hint ;) looks good man,

vajayjay
03-06-2012, 05:47 PM
Looks good, I need to get building