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  • Franz
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    Don’t tub it.

    Why you want to do all that hard work, then ruin it? Mini tubs are pointless unless you’re running 7″ wide 18″ wheels or something silly.

    If you have the right narrowed beam,  and regular tires(195 or less), they should tuck into the sweet spot just right.

     

    ….Keep it as high as you can go with the strait axle. Like Parker’s dove blue 21 window. The suspension arm angle needs to be strait or positive so that the wheel moves back when the suspension compresses.  😉  Key to an enjoyable bus.

     

    When the arm angle is negative the wheel moves forward when the suspension is compressed. Amplifying every little thing in the road. They drive terrible that low. Like this “wham wham wham squeek squeek wham wham SCRAPE”  And the driver is like “I’m so f’n cool” “good thing I have disc brakes” 😀  😀  🙄

    tlambert
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    ^^^^ funny shit Franz. Love it. ?

    My favorite John Jones quote:

    sanding sucks my balls and there is no need for any pics.. 😎

    Jb
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    Ok, if u say so boss! Only reason I was thinking tubs is to kill this butthole at same time. But if I don’t need em, I’ll just use donor metal to re do stock   B

    We got some frame patches done tonight…good as new out back now and now it’s just the front outrigger spots left. Thought I mays well burn the 4 rear outriggers in so that killed the evening?

     

    Franz
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    Looking good Josh. Sorry for the negativity. Hoping to get you guys away from lowriders.

    Jb
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    Oh fuck brother, I didn’t take that as negativity at all!!! I hold you boys opinion and insane experience in these things to the highest regard?? u gotta keep the flock from wandering too far im cool with that haha

    she ain’t gonna be a knuckle dragger by any means….I promise? I’m all about functional and Chances are I’ll prob switch it up down road? Suspension swap in a weekend?

    I yanked down my motor parts to start that ball in motion….82 mm crank is hosed, rest looks good! 84mm are same price and swing as jrod just pulled the pin on a 2332 build for his bus so it seems I kinda got to keep the displacement numbers consistent between the 3 Js!?

    man im excited to roll this rig out to its first camp out! Spring can’t get here fast enough!

    Pat K
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    Tub it, don’t tub it. Just get’r done and drive the wheel off it.

    Keep up the progress boys.  ??

    We will build it if it comes.

    Willy
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    Love a 2332!!! Been following all your progress on Instagram. Looking great jb!

    John Jones
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    Looking awesome… would love to have you along right now!!  Keep it up…    do you have a goal campout?

    Jb
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    Looking awesome… would love to have you along right now!! Keep it up… do you have a goal campout?

    id like to have it rolling out for the Seattle vintage show? Buuuuut…..im going through some monster life changes right now…..hopefully I can hold it together???

     

    i butnt in the donor frame horns horns lastnight and a pile of back grinding all over please.

    66beater
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    “us after hours hackshows just trying to “keep up with the Jones’s” ???

    Looking good! Inspiring work!

    us after hours hackshows just trying to “keep up with the Jones’s”

    Jb
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    Dont think ive posted a pic of this Betty waiting patiently in the wings at the compound? 53 kombi with opening rear hatch owned by our good friend Patrick Hall. Barndoors are growing on trees around here!? we going to do cargo floors and some other shit so him and Rachel can drive it up to the arctic circle to visit the big fat man in a red suit in July with Greg and Clara??

     

    the Highgradekombi hasn’t had a lot of love last few weeks but managed to sneak a shift or 2 in….all the frame repairs are done thank fuck! Finished burning in last top hat and all outriggers. Lastnight was new cable conduit time! Killed that and fit jackpoints and cows horns/heat tube. ??DB114CE2-A368-4E94-B53C-F86C7B5418133EE29E40-E6C8-45A6-B715-916D6A3AB0F48135244A-D4FA-467E-97F0-8A7CC85C60B92D203BD1-39EC-48B2-9CA3-765E65A6ADFD

     

    so so close to installing cargo floor I can taste the grinding slag from the 200 plug welds?

    Jb
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    My bad….am I the only one jacked about killer patina’d barndoors and killer progress on said kombi??????

     

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    Finished cable conduits lastnigh…..those are fun to start from scratch when some donkey didn’t take pics before chopping old out? was only 11 so I started to melt the pass side in?????

    Jb
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    Double double

    68tintop
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    No I am. God damn that barn door bus is sick shit!!  High grade kombi is looking like a neck breaker. I am trying to get that patina dove blue on my DD but it’s not easy strippin for hours?

    Pete
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    Patrick’s BD is killer, and you’re wasting no time on the kombi.  What’s left now that the floors are welded?  Can’t be too much metal work left?  And will you guys deliver this to KCW? 🙂

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