dat77sun's 1982 720 build

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Re: dat77sun's 1982 720 build

Postby dat77sun » Sun Mar 20, 2016 4:51 pm

Was a very successful weekend. Still a lot of grinding and cleanup work to do but the new front crossmember and axle hanger mocked up!

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Re: dat77sun's 1982 720 build

Postby DRIVEN » Sun Mar 20, 2016 6:14 pm

When the only tool you have is a hammer every problem starts to look like a hippy.
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Re: dat77sun's 1982 720 build

Postby dat77sun » Sun Apr 10, 2016 6:10 pm

Started working on it again. Nothing picture worthy just some cleanup grinding
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Re: dat77sun's 1982 720 build

Postby dat77sun » Tue Apr 19, 2016 8:38 am

Been busting ass on it a lot lately! Frame cleaned up. Frame extended 3 inches. Hanger welded on. Goal is to have it on its own weight by the end of the weekend!!!
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Re: dat77sun's 1982 720 build

Postby DRIVEN » Tue Apr 19, 2016 6:45 pm

Can't thumbs up. Want to thumbs up.
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Re: dat77sun's 1982 720 build

Postby dat77sun » Sun Apr 24, 2016 3:18 pm

Ok I'm exhausted so I'm gonna let the pictures explain themselves

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Re: dat77sun's 1982 720 build

Postby dat77sun » Sun May 08, 2016 6:09 pm

Made a lot of progress this weekend! Springs new bushings. All mounts final welded. Painted. Armored axle.

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Re: dat77sun's 1982 720 build

Postby DRIVEN » Sun May 08, 2016 6:16 pm

Looks serious.
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Re: dat77sun's 1982 720 build

Postby izzo » Sun May 08, 2016 6:55 pm

Haha that it does. Make sure and give it a good shake down when you're done. A couple of the new leaf hanger welds don't look like they went deep (could just be the pic)
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Re: dat77sun's 1982 720 build

Postby dat77sun » Sun May 08, 2016 7:21 pm

All the welds got deep penetration and heat. It'll get a good shakedown run.
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Re: dat77sun's 1982 720 build

Postby izzo » Thu May 19, 2016 10:39 pm

Lol. Deeeep
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Re: dat77sun's 1982 720 build

Postby dat77sun » Wed Jun 01, 2016 10:58 am

Well guys. I redid the shackle hanger but that was about 3 weeks ago. Life's been in the way lately. Things are starting to slow down so I'm hoping I can resume work
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Re: dat77sun's 1982 720 build

Postby flatcat19 » Thu Oct 06, 2016 10:12 pm

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Re: dat77sun's 1982 720 build

Postby DRIVEN » Fri Oct 07, 2016 5:17 am

:aykm:
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Re: dat77sun's 1982 720 build

Postby noflers » Fri Oct 07, 2016 6:57 am

Aw, crap. I went through this thread just to find that^^^

Hope someone can make do it some justice.
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Re: dat77sun's 1982 720 build

Postby dat77sun » Wed Dec 28, 2016 8:28 pm

I didn't sell the truck. Got most of the sas done. Went through a period where I wanted something older and fast so I toyed with selling it but never could go through with it...
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Re: dat77sun's 1982 720 build

Postby flatcat19 » Wed Dec 28, 2016 8:55 pm

Good for you. Keep that fucker going.


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Told him to say he was with Hidden Valley Auto and to use that account.
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Re: dat77sun's 1982 720 build

Postby DRIVEN » Thu Dec 29, 2016 6:42 am

Glad it's still yours. Now finish it.
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Re: dat77sun's 1982 720 build

Postby flatcat19 » Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:30 pm

And....It's back on CL.
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Re: dat77sun's 1982 720 build

Postby izzo » Wed Jan 18, 2017 2:39 pm

Lol he's been trying to peddle that thing on facebook a lot for some time.
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