Safari Pacific MX2 Buildip - Page 26 - Ranger-Forums - The Ultimate Ford Ranger Resource


Project Logs For detailed builds specific to the Ford Ranger, one thread per vehicle please.

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #626  
Old 04-13-2010
comunistico's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: san jose, Costa Rica
Posts: 1,319
oh ok. right i heard something on the sas but never 100% sure on that.

whe the truck looks finished he always finds something else to build to it! keep it goin
Reply With Quote
  #627  
Old 04-13-2010
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Temecula, CA
Posts: 115
Yeah, a SAS is still up in the air. Lots to fab for that. I'll be doing a diesel swap first then see what I can fit under there.

My friends give me crap anytime I say I'm almost finished....lol... It will never be "finished," always something to improve.
Reply With Quote
  #628  
Old 04-13-2010
comunistico's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: san jose, Costa Rica
Posts: 1,319
nice diesel and a sas! gona be a great build after that! what engine gona go in? less worries bout the weight after that! go gear up the truck dont worry then! haha
Reply With Quote
  #629  
Old 04-13-2010
Hanks Rangers's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Sandpoint, ID
Posts: 821
must be doing a small 4 banger diesel i'd take. You think the 31sp gonna hold up to the torque?
Reply With Quote
  #630  
Old 04-26-2010
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Temecula, CA
Posts: 115
Quote:
Originally Posted by comunistico View Post
nice diesel and a sas! gona be a great build after that! what engine gona go in? less worries bout the weight after that! go gear up the truck dont worry then! haha
I'm looking at the cummins b3.3 and a caterpillar motor. Haven't made up my mind yet.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Hanks Rangers View Post
must be doing a small 4 banger diesel i'd take. You think the 31sp gonna hold up to the torque?
Yeah just a 4 cyl. I think it will as long as I don't romp on it.
Reply With Quote
  #631  
Old 06-13-2010
Rangerguy's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: California
Posts: 1,120
Any recent updates? Hope all is going well with your project.
Reply With Quote
  #632  
Old 06-18-2010
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Temecula, CA
Posts: 115
Departure is close, so I'm posting up all the little bits.

Yesterday I changed out the clutch along with replacing the pilot and through out bearings. When reinstalling the transmission I got the bright idea to try and do so without lifting with a jack. I actually pulled it off, though was pretty difficult.




Reply With Quote
  #633  
Old 06-18-2010
Shaklakan's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: La Habra CA
Posts: 1,100
Imo thats the only way to do it. I have never been able to pull it off with a jack i just drag the trans off the jack lift it onto my chest and bench that sucker in there!!!
Reply With Quote
  #634  
Old 06-18-2010
comunistico's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: san jose, Costa Rica
Posts: 1,319
looks like fun! haha
Reply With Quote
  #635  
Old 06-23-2010
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Temecula, CA
Posts: 115
So it finally begins. I'm off to Central America http://www.safaripacific.com/adventu...ca/updates.php
Reply With Quote
  #636  
Old 06-23-2010
Lord Of War's Avatar
Member
iTrader: (2)
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Thornton, Colorado
Posts: 4,599
Bad link...
Reply With Quote
  #637  
Old 06-23-2010
seed60's Avatar
RF Veteran
iTrader: (15)
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Mooresville, NC
Posts: 5,584
Good luck!
Reply With Quote
  #638  
Old 06-23-2010
Johnbaum13's Avatar
Member
iTrader: (1)
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Dallas, TX
Posts: 2,343
You gotta have an account to view?
Reply With Quote
  #639  
Old 06-23-2010
winks's Avatar
Member
iTrader: (5)
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Jackson, New Jersey
Posts: 4,872
Good luck with your trip.
Reply With Quote
  #640  
Old 06-23-2010
Rangerguy's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: California
Posts: 1,120
Best of luck, keep in touch and be safe!
Reply With Quote
  #641  
Old 06-23-2010
HarryTasker's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Portland, OR
Posts: 1,491
Quote:
Originally Posted by safaripacific View Post
Are you at least wearing a cup?
Reply With Quote
  #642  
Old 06-23-2010
ScottG's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Lewiston, Maine
Posts: 4,926
Quote:
Originally Posted by SafariPacific View Post
As much as we may research and plan out the events in our lives, we can never truly escape the randomness of the world. With the slightest gesture of a stranger, our paths can change inevitably to an unknown route. Unnerving as it may feel, the unpredictability of life is what keeps me going. While not completely adjusted to the new mission at hand, simmering on the stove, for what seems to be an eternity, are the essential ingredients. The stew of preparation is ready for the first serving.

Quite ironically two years ago today I began the lengthy process of extending my truck's cab and researching for a round the world trip. Riddled with highs and lows of learning new skills, set backs, building components and rebuilding components. I have emerged, poised on the window of opportunity. Tucked away in the dark, my truck sits ready for departure. With personal effects loaded, I open the final doorway blocking my path to the world. Mixed excitement and nerves run their course with nothing left to do but turn the key, crank up some music and hit the road to Central America.

I'm off!


[YT]NCWAuq6dwfQ[/YT]

there ya go

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NCWAu...layer_embedded
Reply With Quote
  #643  
Old 06-23-2010
comunistico's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: san jose, Costa Rica
Posts: 1,319
good luck. hope to see the truck soon! ill be waiting
Reply With Quote
  #644  
Old 06-26-2010
Bumpncarstereo's Avatar
Member
iTrader: (3)
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: btwn the Buff and the Roc
Posts: 1,302
good luck
Reply With Quote
  #645  
Old 07-14-2010
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Temecula, CA
Posts: 115
Reply With Quote
  #646  
Old 07-14-2010
KLC's Avatar
KLC KLC is offline
RF Veteran
iTrader: (29)
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: New Mexico
Posts: 13,115
Good luck! Nice pictures.
Reply With Quote
  #647  
Old 07-15-2010
comunistico's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: san jose, Costa Rica
Posts: 1,319
lol ur watching those bridges... wait till you get to some places here at costa rica rofl! some of this are really really scary ones.....

nice update! and good to here everythings going ok!
Reply With Quote
  #648  
Old 07-15-2010
winks's Avatar
Member
iTrader: (5)
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Jackson, New Jersey
Posts: 4,872
Cool video, I hope everything is going well.
Reply With Quote
  #649  
Old 07-15-2010
INT3RC3PTOR's Avatar
Veteran Status Achieved
iTrader: (4)
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Minnesooooota
Posts: 8,203
trip looks awesome
Reply With Quote
  #650  
Old 07-15-2010
fourliter dan's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Lebanon, OR
Posts: 2,229
thats a sweet trip so far! how have you managed internet while being out?

stay safe
Reply With Quote
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Safari Pacific XT1 - Expedition Trailer (Photos) safaripacific Fabrication & Tool Tech 45 07-19-2012 09:54 PM
Safari Pacific XT1 - Expedition Trailer safaripacific Fabrication & Tool Tech 30 05-22-2012 03:21 PM
PNW meet? (that's Pacific Northwest to you noobs) chainfire Meets, Greets, & Events 61 09-29-2009 04:26 PM
Safari Pacific Explorer Build (MX3) safaripacific Project Logs 19 01-06-2009 02:53 PM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 08:36 PM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.