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Other projects / Re: Lada Niva Rally Project - The Red Bear
« on: March 09, 2020, 05:39:58 pm »
Yeah that's essentially how the cills will be shaped on this one

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Other projects / Re: The Real Beast From The East
« on: March 09, 2020, 05:36:47 pm »
Competing against land rovers and jimneys and SJ's still got the best turning circle  ;D

second polybush install vid here, fitting to rear axle:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bX45VT9sTOk

And a video of the last trial i did:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Ei1h51EKRs

And a how to for transferbox alignment:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KP6GkD6H05E

Nivas get a bad vibration when the transferbox isn't aligned properly, but it's an easy fix if you know how. Trial went fairly well, first in my class, cause i was the only one in my class  :D

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Tutorials / Re: U411/U404 gear levers
« on: March 09, 2020, 05:26:04 pm »
Hi, I will try to get around to re-doing the pictures, looks like photobucket are being awkward again so i will upload it direct.

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Introduce Yourself / Re: Frame and PVC tilt for sale.
« on: March 09, 2020, 05:23:56 pm »
Cheap if someone is looking for one

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Other projects / Re: The Real Beast From The East
« on: January 22, 2020, 10:21:55 pm »
Start of the polybush install

https://youtu.be/S4ywU7XP5xY

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Other projects / The Real Beast From The East
« on: January 22, 2020, 10:20:07 pm »
Another thread for my ladas, this one is my daily👍

She's fairly heavily tweaked, but no where near finished yet

Currently it sits as follows:
- front corners chopped
-arches/fenders flared
-custom tow hooks
-bumper delete
-suzuki vitara wheels
-235-70R16 insa turbo dakar tyres
-rear cross member reduction
-custom cills/rock sliders
-Mercedes SL500 heater blower
-wiper arm washer jet conversion
-4.1/1 ratio diffs
-CRTone CB radio
-Audio system
-BMW 3 series seats
-TEX wing mirrors

Video when I first got her
https://youtu.be/eo84e5XibyE

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Other projects / Re: Lada Niva Rally Project - The Red Bear
« on: January 22, 2020, 10:15:00 pm »
Yes fiat twin cam was a common swap, quite hard to come by now. They share the same engine block as the lada so we're a straight swap. My powerplant swap Is going to be a more modern approach 👍

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Welcome to the forum hawaiimoger, good balance of simplicity and strangth in the 419 👍

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Introduce Yourself / Re: New member.
« on: January 22, 2020, 10:06:43 pm »
Hi Martin, welcome to the forum, can we have some pictures please  ;D

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Introduce Yourself / Re: New member
« on: January 22, 2020, 10:06:07 pm »
Welcome to the forum malc, nice looking mog you have, hopefully you'll manage OK with the difflock seals

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Introduce Yourself / Re: Hello everyone
« on: January 22, 2020, 10:03:44 pm »
Welcome to the forum Harry, not very common to come across 5th wheels on mogs 👍

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Unimog build threads / Re: U1300l Camper Conversion
« on: January 11, 2020, 06:19:28 pm »
It's a classic problem, especially when people start putting spare wheels up there  :-\

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Other projects / Re: Lada Niva Rally Project - The Red Bear
« on: January 11, 2020, 12:10:46 pm »
Doing soem calculations on arch tubs in this video  :)

https://youtu.be/IXZ4luD6T5w

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Other projects / Re: Lada Niva Rally Project - The Red Bear
« on: January 11, 2020, 12:09:45 pm »
Stripping the bits out in this video

https://youtu.be/GF1GgM9DlTA

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