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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    Turbo+lil guy=higher and longer jumps!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:beer:
     
  2. stayXbrutal

    stayXbrutal Active Member

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    dang this is so sick
     
  3. SPOA87YJ

    SPOA87YJ Well-Known Member

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    Any tubework going around the skins? Or are you going to leave it all exposed?

    Build looks great.
     
  4. CherokeeChieftan

    CherokeeChieftan Active Member

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    That looks awesome! Nice work!
     
  5. mcutler

    mcutler Well-Known Member

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    Yes. Will b some protection n form of headlights and nose surround. Along with tubing under corners if bumper cover. Waiting till finish the front links so can cycle suspension and see what hits and fits.
    Thanks guys!

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  6. mcutler

    mcutler Well-Known Member

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    Few pics from this morning. Mire tonite, should b a roller by evening.[​IMG]

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  7. mcutler

    mcutler Well-Known Member

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    ALMOST A ROLLER!

    got the front links done today!:bounce2::beer::bounce2:
    tomorrow get the motor mounts done and the trans crossmember then we b rollin!!!:wheel:

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  8. mcutler

    mcutler Well-Known Member

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    bunch more pics

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  9. mcutler

    mcutler Well-Known Member

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  10. mcutler

    mcutler Well-Known Member

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  11. mcutler

    mcutler Well-Known Member

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    here is finall ride height; belly 21.5", wheel base 119"

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  12. mcutler

    mcutler Well-Known Member

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    ride height\/
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    full bump; belly pan 16"
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  13. mcutler

    mcutler Well-Known Member

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    tight clearances at full bump; 1/4 " at heims-winch mount

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  14. mcutler

    mcutler Well-Known Member

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    just a few more at full bump

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  15. mcutler

    mcutler Well-Known Member

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    jeepn jason couldn't stand it anymore so he drug the optima over and fired up the ghost rings and led's on the headlamp. :huggy:

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  16. jeepn-jason

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    hell yeah man! Looks great! Sorry i didnt make it back the other night, i got lazy once i got home.
     
  17. mcutler

    mcutler Well-Known Member

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    yea you gettn pretty lazy. gotta quit drinking so much beer. lol
     
  18. 91oneton

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    ridiclous ...
     
  19. mcutler

    mcutler Well-Known Member

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    thanks bro. just need some fat ass ORI's now.:driver:
     
  20. bottomland4x4

    bottomland4x4 Well-Known Member

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    i think you should put some king coilovers and some triple by-pass shocks like a pre runner would run and jump the piss out of it!:driver:

    looking good matt!:lol:
     
  21. mcutler

    mcutler Well-Known Member

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    yep, could do that if you wanna sponsor me eric. lol. maybe on next buggy. got some ORI's on the way via RIDES. gonna cut my teeth on them and a rear sway bar on this build. should be able get some mild air and plenty of go fast!! thanks for the comps. I'm very pleased with the progress, of course much quicker with a good chassis to build off of.
     
  22. cherokee_kid_03

    cherokee_kid_03 Rock Corps 4x4

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    Impressive. . .Very Impressive. . .
     
  23. loose cannon

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    update's we are waiting. March will be here soon
     
  24. mcutler

    mcutler Well-Known Member

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    Updates n progress there certified ass.

    Got great deal done this weekend.
    Motor mounts, trans and tcase, hood welded hinged and pinned. Obviously there will be much gusseting done during final weld process. Should be much more progress thru this week.


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  25. mcutler

    mcutler Well-Known Member

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    roller chassis!!

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