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Re: Big Little Buggy Build
« Reply #25 on: October 21, 2018, 09:27:13 PM »
Brake system is done and the lines just needs to be tied to the frame and links. Radiator, transmission cooler and winch are all mounted. I got the rear shocks mounted and charged and the front pan hard bag built so itís holding itself up. The rear seat mounts are done as is the rear floorboard. I added a few more tubes for strength and got the triple sticks mounted and new linkage made and they work great.
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Re: Big Little Buggy Build
« Reply #26 on: October 22, 2018, 03:19:07 AM »
You might be ready before me

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Re: Big Little Buggy Build
« Reply #27 on: October 29, 2018, 07:46:34 AM »
I was able to complete the floorboards, seatbelt mounts. I got the front lights put on, battery mount done, brake lines all secured. I set all my links and locked them down, put the switch panel and gauges in the dash. I pulled the wiring harness apart and removed the stuff I won't need and now need to wrap it all back up and start wiring in all the relays and fuses. Still waiting  on the fuel cell and fuel pump, hope to have it running  this weekend.
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Re: Big Little Buggy Build
« Reply #28 on: October 30, 2018, 11:17:38 AM »
Really nice build Chuck.  You are definitely fast and get a lot done in a short period of time.
Looking forward to seeing this done.
just all bad luck at this point.  whatever is the worst that can happen will

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Re: Big Little Buggy Build
« Reply #29 on: October 31, 2018, 08:17:06 PM »
Thanks we have been busting our asses on this thing trying to get it ready for FF. Iím excited to see what it will do!
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Re: Big Little Buggy Build
« Reply #30 on: November 01, 2018, 07:11:30 PM »
I have been sick all damn week, but have tried to keep going as I could. We got the fuel cell and pump mounted. I have the wiring about half done, gonna pick up the rest of the AN fittings I need for the fuel system tomorrow and hopefully get it fired up Saturday.
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Re: Big Little Buggy Build
« Reply #31 on: November 13, 2018, 10:46:44 PM »
Well with all the work I have been doing I hadnít updated much. Itís just about ready for FF it wonít have side panels or hood this time but it soon will have. I hade to relocate two tubes on the rear that I thought would clear the tires but didnít, and adjust the track bar to keep the front drive shaft from hitting the frame. Hope this last 74 days of busting a** on building this rig will all be worth it when this thing works great this weekend. It will be great to be out wheeling with yíall again!
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Re: Big Little Buggy Build
« Reply #32 on: November 14, 2018, 03:30:49 AM »
Buggy looks bad a** canít wait to see it and you on the trail this weekend

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Re: Big Little Buggy Build
« Reply #33 on: November 26, 2018, 10:47:38 AM »
The buggy did good in Florence until I broke both stock 30 spline outers. Replace them with chromo 35 splines and CTM's. We hit Table Mesa and had no  issues at all it worked really great. I built some side panels out of plastic and it looks a lot better. I still need to make a hood but it's slowly getting there.
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Re: Big Little Buggy Build
« Reply #34 on: November 27, 2018, 10:54:33 AM »
The buggy turned out very nice.

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Re: Big Little Buggy Build
« Reply #35 on: November 27, 2018, 04:20:42 PM »
Thanks. I still have some more things I need to do along the way while wheeling to better it but for as quick as it was built Iím very pleased
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