vitara solid axle build

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Re: vitara solid axle build

Postby 1kz_surf » Mon Jun 25, 2018 7:34 pm

Some up dates for ya swapped bearings over drilled the air fitting hole
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Re: vitara solid axle build

Postby 1kz_surf » Tue Jun 26, 2018 7:58 pm

So today wasn't too hard at work so I got some work done on the zook tonight !

Got the air locker unit swapped into the crown wheel

Drilled and tapped the hole in the head

Fitted it up checked back lash and tooth pattern

Ran the line for the locker line to the sliding collar

Here's some pics I must say that the tre locker instructions are well done and not chinglish at all ! Great supprise !


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Re: vitara solid axle build

Postby Crawlerer79 » Wed Jun 27, 2018 8:16 am

You're absolutely tearing through it! Great job! Loving the build :mrgreen:
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Re: vitara solid axle build

Postby 1kz_surf » Thu Jun 28, 2018 9:59 pm

Yeah getting there ! Bloody work gets in the way of progress
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Re: vitara solid axle build

Postby 1kz_surf » Mon Jul 02, 2018 8:21 pm

So sucess tonight ! Finally bled up the fiddle brakes ! Was having a hard time found a cruddy flare on the master cylinders .

Here is some pics
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Re: vitara solid axle build

Postby 1kz_surf » Thu Jul 05, 2018 9:06 pm

:D :D :D back at it tonight with the new shocks and the mk3 upper mounting choice the springs become loose on full sag so spring clamps are inorder ! Took the springs out drew round them and took note about the coil placement and made them up drilled a hole and used some 10x1.25 long nuts and was able to extend the bump stops as well all in one hit !

Messed up and installed one ontop of the spring rather than below but it's cold and late and dinner and a shower is calling !
Here's some pics for ya Thursday night !

Hope everyone is smashing out some work and able to hit the tracks before winter is over !

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Re: vitara solid axle build

Postby 1kz_surf » Sun Jul 08, 2018 8:26 pm

Sunday fun day !

So today brought the end of some annoying jobs !

Front diff cover clearanced and plated back in
Spring disslocation cones done ( altho I don't like them I can't think of a nicer way to do it yet

Front end oils bolts and General check over done

Was raining all day pretty hard but I put my big girls undies on and just got it done starting to dislike my ke70 that's in the garage haha if anyone is looking for one ?



Doing a shake down run into rallywoods this weekend to see what falls off / needs changing

Bloody can't wait at all a few good buggerscoming in the trip and a few new faces as well

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Re: vitara solid axle build

Postby 1kz_surf » Mon Jul 16, 2018 8:17 pm

Pics of test run !
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Re: vitara solid axle build

Postby 1kz_surf » Sat Jul 21, 2018 5:34 pm

slight side track but still on the path of becoming a winch challenge truck heres my write up on my winch build viewtopic.php?f=4&t=47386
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Re: vitara solid axle build

Postby 1kz_surf » Sat Jul 28, 2018 2:48 pm

Bead locks are here !!! Weld on 15 inch diy ones to be exact !

Did one this morn
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Re: vitara solid axle build

Postby Crawlerer79 » Sat Jul 28, 2018 5:08 pm

Looking great! Do you mind me asking, which kit and how much did it cost? Cheers
'The Big Truck' - 2001 TD5 Disco II
'Lando' - 1994 V8 Disco
'The Blue One' - 1994 V8 Disco
'The Caramel Trophy Truck" - Ex Camel Trophy (?) Disco 1 saved from the scrapheap (really should be there but...)

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Re: vitara solid axle build

Postby 1kz_surf » Sun Aug 05, 2018 9:23 am

From cardwells speed way shop www cardwells.co.nz I think it was they are 88 bucks plus per rim really good quality and easy to weld on
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Re: vitara solid axle build

Postby Crawlerer79 » Sun Aug 05, 2018 12:10 pm

Far out, that's a great price!!!! Not cert-able, but perfect for a trailer queen. I'll bear those in mind for the next build haha, thanks
'The Big Truck' - 2001 TD5 Disco II
'Lando' - 1994 V8 Disco
'The Blue One' - 1994 V8 Disco
'The Caramel Trophy Truck" - Ex Camel Trophy (?) Disco 1 saved from the scrapheap (really should be there but...)

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Re: vitara solid axle build

Postby coxsy » Sun Aug 05, 2018 7:15 pm

had a solid front axle suzuki on the forest trip to dam thing is as tall as the saf with 3" lift
89 safari, pto winch, 33x15 simexs. sliders,75mm lift . turbo

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