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  • Franz
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    Time to start this project. I got word that the wire harness is being made today.

    The plans:

      • install burly motorsports clearanced/extended rear trailing arms
      • go up on tire size to 245/75/16 on audi winter alloy wheels
      • porsche 930 cv joints and axles
      • front big brake kit
      • rear disc kit
      • badass 5.43 r&p transaxle & front diff. limited slip with full lockers and decoupler
      • Subaru turbo diesel ee20 engine swap

    Red
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    Whoa….this is gonna be a monster!

    ColeB
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    I’m so ready! Going to be awesome!

     

    Jdawg
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    uhhhhhhh this is going to be insane!

    Andym
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    One of many subi swaps!! Start of kcw carrier in subi swaps!!! John loves subis!!!

    Do something

    John Jones
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    Maybe Andy is onto something here…ย  Kustom Conversion Werksย  ย  If it means I can stop doing all this manual labor, Then hell yeah!!!!!! ๐Ÿ˜‰ย  ๐Ÿ˜‰ย  ๐Ÿ˜‰ย  ๐Ÿ˜‰ย  ๐Ÿ˜‰

    Kleake
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    Ultimate adventure bus

    Franz
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    Unpacked and started bench assembly on a whole bunch of good Burly stuff.

     

    Jdawg
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    this is gonna be awesome

    John Jones
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    I don’t know what to say…ย  Go clean shop!!!!!ย  ๐Ÿ˜‰ ๐Ÿ˜‰ ๐Ÿ˜‰

    Cole is gonna be here next week. Sunday in fact.. to help where he can on the Vanagon… Learn some of the basic’s about it etc…ย  Should be a fun week for him…

    Peet looks like he is handing this…. Nice Peet!

    John Jones
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    a few more pics

    ColeB
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    So excited to see this thing in action in the clean shop! See you guys in a few days!

     

    JasonS
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    I cant wait to see the next chapter on Big Red! Its all the things I was not able to complete.

    John Jones
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    Jason… The guy with the thing right?ย  and built this rig…ย  Awesome… Glad to see you watching along…ย  Peet was commenting today that whom ever did the previous work… Did a really good job!ย  Most of all those parts are still good.. Brakes, axles etc….

     

    Peet’s kickin ass on it.. I heard this rig is going to have AC….ย  WHAT!!!!!!ย  Luxury!!!!ย  ๐Ÿ˜‰ย  ๐Ÿ˜‰ย  ๐Ÿ˜‰ย  ๐Ÿ˜‰

    ColeB
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    This Vanagon is going to beat my brothers built out Discovery offroad! Going to be an offroad machine! Super Luxury! Camping in it feels like you’re right at home. all warm and cozy no matter the weather outside!

    JasonS
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    Yes John that’s me, Thanks for the compliment! I am excited!

    Andym
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    Franz or pat, watch out for the dip stick in the new oil pan. Atleast on the gas motors it doesn’t fit all the way down. The port in the new oil pan isn’t the same height or something. Just a heads up.

    Do something

    John Jones
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    I’m wanna see what this rig will do in Moab in about 4 weeks… ๐Ÿ˜‰ย  ๐Ÿ˜‰

    John Jones
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    Peet is all over it..ย  ย We need to send the BMS guy a link or something… He’ll like seeing his parts getting installed and used.. and may just have a pointer or two for us… if we can get him involved… ๐Ÿ˜‰ย  ๐Ÿ˜‰ย  ๐Ÿ˜‰

    Peet was showing me a set of coil over fox shocks for the front of this rig and a set with piggy backs for the rear… Kevin… Cole.. Order that shit up!!!!ย ย  ๐Ÿ˜‰ย  ๐Ÿ˜‰

     

    John Jones
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    Why did they spell Vanagon with “O”??????ย  ย Vanagen looks funny now that I typed it.. ๐Ÿ™„ย  ๐Ÿ™„

    ColeB
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    What do I need to order? Did you email KB about it? Im bringing the awning and a few other random parts out on sunday! Moab? Cant wait!

     

    John Jones
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    What do I need to order? Did you email KB about it? Im bringing the awning and a few other random parts out on sunday! Moab? Cant wait!

     

    I don’t know anything about Vanagon’s.. I just barely can spell it… ๐Ÿ˜‰ย  ย I’m sure Peet will show you all that stuff on monday… ๐Ÿ˜‰

    John Jones
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    a couple pics.. I dunno whats going on with it.. a lot I think. ๐Ÿ˜‰

     

    John Jones
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    this rig is progressing daily…

    Jdawg
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    this thing is gangster!

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