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    Full Suspension Big Block Mini-Buggy Build

    "Cone spacers" didn't even know these existed, and this is an exact issue I needed to solve in a few weeks. Thanks for the level of detail!
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    Grand Daddy 3 Seater build

    Bumper went on a diet
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    Grand Daddy 3 Seater build

    Yea, little by little. I'll get some photos up late tonight, but I got my front hubs in, along with the DOM tubing that i'll weld them to to make the front spindles. Its definitely overkill strength wise, but better safe than sorry I figure. My goal for this weekend is to get the Bumper on...
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    Grand Daddy 3 Seater build

    It will be a while, probably May. But the day will come!
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    Grand Daddy 3 Seater build

    Yup, vacuum hose snorkel, pvc air intake, up top is a shopping cart I pulled off of the highway. Extra fluids in the cart, along with a shovel and a mattock. Back is a pair of movie theatre seats I bolted in the back for my buddies who are brave enough to sit back there while offroad. Cut the...
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    Grand Daddy 3 Seater build

    Yea, good observation. I am sure I will make a few errors here and there, and I have noticed that there are scattered errors in the build plans themselves. I widened the box that the A-arms mount to by 2 inches each, and the actual a-arms are each an extra 2 inches or so long. So I should be...
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    Grand Daddy 3 Seater build

    I like the logic behind air shocks, but while looking over offroad vehicles, the vast majority of offroad vehicles have coil-over shocks. The combination of Gas/springs adapt to a wider variety of forces, faster, than air shocks alone. Additionally, I plan on going to some pretty remote areas...
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    Grand Daddy 3 Seater build

    Sssshhhhaaaooowwwwwwwww!!!!!! We are moving baby!
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    Grand Daddy 3 Seater build

    Oh no, I am still nutless at this point, haha.
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    Grand Daddy 3 Seater build

    Little by little. Its going to have a wide stance, but that will allow 22" tall tires up ftont, and extra room ror the skis.... and from my big butt tipping over in the sand dunes. Im using 5/8" bolts on the front and rear suspension, and on the verticle spindle bolts. Realising I forgot to...
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    Grand Daddy 3 Seater build

    Got the heims in the a-arms. 5/8" nut and heim hole. Spindles are the next step.
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    Grand Daddy 3 Seater build

    I got this 100ish year old pipe vice for $20. Its been really handy for cutting and welding.
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    Grand Daddy 3 Seater build

    I didn't get my welder settings dialed in till I was about halfway through the barrels. But good enough.
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