Copper Crawler buggy build

Discussion in 'Build Threads' started by mcutler, Aug 30, 2010.

  1. jeepn-jason

    jeepn-jason Well-Known Member

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    hmmmm.....damn them tires are sexy!!!!
     
  2. rokntoy

    rokntoy FUCKIN SLAYER!!!

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    Do I know you that jeep looks very familiar?
     
  3. Mountain Ram

    Mountain Ram Well-Known Member

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    Subscribed!! :popcorn:
     
  4. mcutler

    mcutler Well-Known Member

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    Possibly rokntoy, I live n Mt. Airy.

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  5. loose cannon

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    all right matt you have had 2 week's are you done yet
     
  6. mcutler

    mcutler Well-Known Member

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    Workn my ass off brother, which I have very little of any way! Be posting sum pics very soon!

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  7. mcutler

    mcutler Well-Known Member

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    well the header above "build threads" says "photos" so we took a sh--load of 'em!
    Day 1- Nice empty/clean/organized work space
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    ....a few of these :beer: and then...
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    :bounce2:--hot damn finally getting started!
     
  8. mcutler

    mcutler Well-Known Member

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    ??jim's garage chassis??

    well shortly after posting my chassis for sell got an offer for jim's #7 chassis as a trade; untouched since completion a few years ago.
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    my new friend jamie from denton delivered on saturday and he and friend bobby stayed and helped us strip mine, cookout, share a few beers and stories. we had a terrific day!
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    side note, work smart not hard:huggy:
     
  9. Granny

    Granny One day at a time...

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    No doubt the buggy will be top notch, but I'm sure gonna miss that pretty Wrangler. :gitrdun:
     
  10. mcutler

    mcutler Well-Known Member

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    man we made a hella mess!! tools, fluids, parts, wire loom,....beer cans everywhere.
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    then a test rid ai1222.photobucket.com_albums_dd489_mcutler1_buggybuildday1023.jpg e thru the yard :driver::wheel:
     
  11. mcutler

    mcutler Well-Known Member

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    :(
    thanks granny; she will be missed, but not forgotten, man that was a great yj. best full bodied jeep i have ever built
     
  12. jaybird1ton

    jaybird1ton The Flats Offroad Park

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    looks awesome!!!Can't wait to see it done!
     
  13. mcutler

    mcutler Well-Known Member

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    who says 14bolts are boat anchors??!:flipoff2:
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    soon to get a ballistic shave kit and 5.13's^^

    this could be the start of a beautiful friendship!!
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  14. mcutler

    mcutler Well-Known Member

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    pm sent
     
  15. mcutler

    mcutler Well-Known Member

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    a couple test drives...dont drink and drive:beer:
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    my bud and helper paul^

    my employee and friend timmy and myself:huggy:
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  16. mcutler

    mcutler Well-Known Member

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    a couple charger front clip poser shots
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    :driver:
     
  17. mcutler

    mcutler Well-Known Member

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    seat and powertrain/drivetrain mock up
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  18. mcutler

    mcutler Well-Known Member

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    Picked up this monster radiator from RIDES. its a monster, may be a few fitment issues, whattya think; ??where to put the ORI's?
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  19. mcutler

    mcutler Well-Known Member

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    One more from my phone, for now
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  20. mcutler

    mcutler Well-Known Member

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    thanks to all the heavy lifters that helped me this weekend;billy-(lucent), timmy, paul/pj, jamie-(WICKED), bobby, and certainly not least jason-(jeepn-jason)!
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  21. 91oneton

    91oneton Well-Known Member

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    put it in the rear
     
  22. jeepn-jason

    jeepn-jason Well-Known Member

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    Done yet?
     
  23. loganstoy

    loganstoy Well-Known Member

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    Moving right along Matt!!!!Looking good:huggy:
     
  24. BigJUGGY

    BigJUGGY Well-Known Member

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    !
     
  25. just a sami guy

    just a sami guy Well-Known Member

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    that things lookin good man, cant wait to see it alll done
     

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