the mudcedes spring perches finally

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the mudcedes spring perches finally

Postby mercutio » Sun Aug 19, 2007 7:05 pm

okay be warned i haven´t finished yet hopefully that will happen next weekend but that depends on if my welder is available :D :D
so today i started taking things apart and getting things ready to do the cutting and welding

first things first remove the spring need a spring compressor umm haven´t got one handy oh well how about this
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i´m not at all dodgy :lol: :lol:

then i looked at the perch and the body and thought if i lift the body up it should make the job alot easier
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i just had to work out how to lift it up a little away from the chassis that towball will do it :lol: :lol:

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redneck bodylift don´t worry it is only temporary :lol: :lol:

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and see now heaps of room to get a grinder and welder in there

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and here is the bit that will be going in to replace it

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so hopefully next weekend i will have more to report

so wopass what are you up to next weekend :D :D :D
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Postby wopass » Mon Aug 20, 2007 11:01 am

get that shit prepped and ready to go mate, ill botch it ...errr.. blaze it up for ya :lol: hehhehhe
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Postby mercutio » Mon Aug 20, 2007 5:41 pm

sweet as will probably do it saturday morning
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Postby mercutio » Mon Aug 20, 2007 8:35 pm

i couldn´t wait made a start on it tonight :lol: :lol:

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Postby mercutio » Thu Aug 23, 2007 9:44 pm

so i decided to do a bit more on my wagen tonight all was going well until there was a bit of arcy stuff and a cloud of smoke bugger

serves me right for buying a cheap grinder :lol: :lol:
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Postby mercutio » Sun Aug 26, 2007 8:56 pm

woohoo all welded in place now

started out all ground ready for the new bit
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welded in place
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painted matt black of course
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reassembled
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i decided to cut one of the old ones up and see what it looked like inside
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not the best :shock: :shock:

woohoo so it is all good and back on it´s own wheels again
just got a couple of rust holes to fix in the body now and it should be ready for a WOF
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Postby Sadam_Husain » Sun Aug 26, 2007 9:09 pm

so those new perches were a rust repair on the old girl? :?:

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Postby mercutio » Sun Aug 26, 2007 9:12 pm

Sadam_Husain wrote:so those new perches were a rust repair on the old girl? :?:


yeah hence me removing the line about rusting bmws from my signature :oops:
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Postby Sadam_Husain » Sun Aug 26, 2007 9:17 pm

dosent matter what they are they all rust :?

have the new perches got better drain holes to let the water out?

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Postby niblik » Sun Aug 26, 2007 9:22 pm

top stuff merc.. and ya got the insta-bling onto it too...! :wink:

whats next for the g wagon?
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Postby mercutio » Sun Aug 26, 2007 9:26 pm

yeah the new holes are much larger than the old ones and i will make sure they are always unblocked
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Postby mercutio » Sun Aug 26, 2007 9:31 pm

niblik wrote:top stuff merc.. and ya got the insta-bling onto it too...! :wink:

whats next for the g wagon?


after i fix the 2 rust holes i have to deal with then i will look at the turbo diesel engine swap and the hydraulic winch that is all i have on the list at the moment
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Postby niblik » Sun Aug 26, 2007 9:33 pm

c'mon merc... you and i both know theres no such thing as a 2 item list when it comes to our offroadin toys...... :wink: :lol:
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Postby mercutio » Wed Sep 19, 2007 7:58 pm

woohoo a little more to report got the mudcedes back from the panelbeater today no rust holes in the body now yay
just got to reassemble it which is my plan for the weekend and then i should be able to get a warrant next week woohoo :lol: :lol:
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