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XR V2.0 Build thread

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Re: XR V2.0 Build thread
July 27, 2012 03:21PM
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Epoxy sealer, then "Omni" brand single stage urethane, with no reducer. Same on the outside.

How much tougher is that stuff than a standard automotive single-stage? I have a basically rust-free 89 Toyota pick-up that's starting to bubble with some surface rust here and there...and I've been weighing my options on what to paint the truck with to get a solid, durable finish.

I'm worried if I use a standard paint, I'll be needing to start over again in a few years...This yota sheet metal sucks.
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Re: XR V2.0 Build thread
July 27, 2012 03:25PM
That is just cheap automotive single stage. Nothing fancy, probably not to durable. But it was less than $200 so.....

Yeah, as Grant said, engine is in and it runs again. More details to follow.
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Re: XR V2.0 Build thread
July 29, 2012 07:47PM
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Re: XR V2.0 Build thread
July 29, 2012 09:11PM
Nice!
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Re: XR V2.0 Build thread
July 29, 2012 09:45PM
well done sir!
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Re: XR V2.0 Build thread
July 29, 2012 10:54PM
Two black marks. Hmmmmm somebody has a LSD...

(Hey I need to get the shocks back sometime soon)



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Re: XR V2.0 Build thread
July 30, 2012 12:13AM
Just curious, I know you've got the sweet new rear beam and arms with Supra diff, but is this post install on those or the old BMW setup you had before? You should post a few pics of both of those here if you can find time. For the kids man.
Also, what final drive did you decide on?
Did you do the T5 yet or still running the T9?



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Re: XR V2.0 Build thread
July 30, 2012 12:50AM
Grant, this is the new setup, 4.3 Toyota, still on a T9. i am not a ham fisted shift operator, so have had pretty good luck with it. This picture was this afternoon, that was the first 10 feet the car has driven! I will take some pictures when I get the car on the lift later this week.

John, did you order new ones for me? Just sold some stuff to Wyatt to raise funds to finish this beast, so I will have some coin for you.
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Re: XR V2.0 Build thread
July 30, 2012 08:56AM
Nice work Sean!!!



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Re: XR V2.0 Build thread
August 25, 2012 02:25PM
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Underbody protection finished.


Out of interest, how thick are those aluminum "skid plate supports/tow hooks"?



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Re: XR V2.0 Build thread
August 25, 2012 02:57PM
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Underbody protection finished.


Out of interest, how thick are those aluminum "skid plate supports/tow hooks"?

3/8s of some mythological king's thumb.
9.54 milli- meters.

By the way, diya know that 'taire' is the SI unit for intelligence?
So maybe Einstein is a Gigataire

Vladimir Nabokov, MMBahktin or Tvetan Todorov are deka-taire


You and I, and most people are ordinary 'taires'

What does that make a 'milli-taire'.



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Re: XR V2.0 Build thread
September 02, 2012 03:44AM
This entire project is so awe inspiring. The amount of knowledge, hard work, tools, parts, steady hands... I want to someday make enough money to be able to afford to do this, learn the necessary tech knowledge, learn how to weld, (that one is going to take awhile) and do this to three or four cars. A solid road car for daily use, and two or three cars for rally.

Damn I wish I knew what I was doing and had the space to learn.

Again, well done sir. Well done.



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Re: XR V2.0 Build thread
September 02, 2012 04:15PM
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A solid road car for daily use, and two or three cars for rally.

I'd suggest starting with a cheap and mostly reliable road car and one decent car for rallying.



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Re: XR V2.0 Build thread
September 02, 2012 05:56PM
One rally car, pfft, who even does that. I have *counting on fingers*, holy crap I'm down to two!!!

Man I almost feel naked. winking smiley



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Re: XR V2.0 Build thread
September 02, 2012 09:38PM
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One rally car, pfft, who even does that. I have *counting on fingers*, holy crap I'm down to two!!!

Man I almost feel naked. winking smiley

Ya gotta quit wearing those assless chaps....smiling bouncing smiley

So ya got the 7 and what else?
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