'81 Trekker ReDistruction

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  1. PAToyota

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    Plastic? ;)

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    I'm getting some yellowing where it goes on too thick.

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    Sweet build @Pacer! She's come along way. I don't think you should need to chop the fenders. The crawler that I rescued had it's fenders intact and crawled/wheeled just fine!

    I think it was a mixture of the lift and 33's. It could've easily fit 35's but the 33's allowed it to really flex her legs.

    Regardless of what you do with it, it's a sweet piece and very nice work!
     
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    Thanks @yotadude520.
    Havent chopped anything yet.

    I do plan to drive it around the property a bit tomorrow :bounce::bounce2:
     
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    Pacer SILVER Star

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    Just wrapped up an order, consisting of many little nit-picky hoses, gaskets, clamps, fuel lines and rad hoses.
    Thanks for all the leg work @beno, couldn't do this without you! :cheers:
    Should be enough to plumb and reinstall the gas tank and finalize the fuel system.
    He even tracked down a new fuel sender and we agreed to try a j60/62 fuel pickup, see how it matches up with my rotten one. :bounce:
     
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    Hmmm… I've never encountered anything like that. I wonder if it is something else in the aerosol version?
     
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    Or poor surface prep :meh:
     
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    I just knock the loose stuff off with a wire brush and rinse things off with soap and water. If it is only happening where it gets too thick, it would seem to be something in the mixture itself.
     
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    Oh what a feeling!

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    So Cool!! Was reading back through and had to laugh when you were working on the gas tank. I remember dragging my tank around our field, wrapped up in an old mattress, full of washers and nuts. Pretty redneck but it worked!
     
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    Looking sweet poor 62 looks as lonely as mine (well almost lol)

    Nice cage work did you bend it up
     
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    Negative, the cage was built by my fab guy Jeff in Pottstown last winter.

    The 62 is in good company, does need some attention tho. Gotta pull the SplitCase and see why 4wd quit enguaging :crybaby:
     
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    Great shot indeed!
     
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    So, obviously I drove this thing around a little the other day, tires at 10-20lbs, no power steering belt, but it goes, stops, turns, it even charges the battery.

    Good power and throttle response. Would not stay running tho, even after turning up the idle.... Funny idled fine in the garage.

    Very little brake boost!

    Starts right back up.

    Cold starts and runs for a minute or so, till the auto choke turns off.

    Smells rich when keeping it running with the accelerator.

    So, I'll check for vac leaks, then swap to the China Carb so I can report back to Burl.
     
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    Cool, it looks top heavy though.
     
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    It's just up there to keep it off the 62 for now.
     
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