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81 Mini build

Discussion in '95-older Toyota Truck Tech' started by kc_chevota, Jul 28, 2005.

  1. kc_chevota

    kc_chevota SILVER Star

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    Mike (stepdad) and I got a 81 mini to build for him to off-road in. First time with a mini. This truck will be off road only. Plan is to tube and 4-link the rear, exo-cage, arb front, weld the rear, stock 4cyl, leave the 4spd till it fails, crawler gears or t-case doubler. tring to keep the build under 3K.

    I want to lift the front about 3-4 inches who sells good springs at decent prices only need front, going coilover in rear.

    Aso need a power steering box, coil-overs, fuel cell, diff gears used parts ok so if you got any thing let me know.

    will try to have pics up soon

    Thx Rob
     
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    Tools R Us

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    Wow that is the craziest/most elaborate shock setup I have ever seen :eek:
     
  4. Bob_Garrett

    Bob_Garrett

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    Rears up front are the cheapest option. Marlin sells a 4" spring or Alcan will build whatever you want, but will cost you more $. You'll want to get a power steering box from an IFS truck and the hysteer conversion from Marlin. The factory j-arm setup won't last long on a lifted truck.

    Bob