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Old 07-25-2018, 09:55 AM   #521
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If I was building a 145 that I intended to run heavily laden or tow 10k with regularly then I'd choose a different engine like an LS.
I would do a 6BT in that scenario. It has become very popular in the UK and there are companies doing most of the conversion parts needed.
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Old 07-28-2018, 04:01 PM   #522
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Dash teaser before heading to paint. Switches, trim and leather wrap to follow.
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Old 07-28-2018, 09:54 PM   #523
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Dash teaser before heading to paint. Switches, trim and leather wrap to follow.
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Old 07-28-2018, 10:19 PM   #524
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No. Its not an Icon, but I like their play on these.

I used some of the same stuff they did, but its different. I reworked a stock dash. It was a challenge to the fab guys.

It turned out super nice as a platform, but for the time, we could have built a new one from scratch.

We dropped in a dakota digital gage (hid the murphy gage in cubby). Dual zone vintage air system and we have a single knob bluetooth audio system with dsp.
At this point, why not?
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Old 07-31-2018, 01:56 PM   #525
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Stumpy R380 from Ashcroft arrived today. A pic later tonight when I get home. Almost to point of a swap thread. Just need Axis adapters.


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Old 07-31-2018, 02:33 PM   #526
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As promised. I would think this a junky repackage after customs inspection, not how Ashcroft would have shipped it.


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Old 08-02-2018, 10:50 AM   #528
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Wtf yea I've ever only seen them in boxes strapped to shorty pallets. That thing got hammered
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just catching up. great news on the ashcroft 380. I'd love to stay stock where ever I can.
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A few vids from Ultimate Adventure with some footage of the R2.8 powered vehicles including the RRC. Looks like they did well on some tough New England terrain.


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