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PostSubject: Re: Deadly's Budget Nav....The Beacon   Deadly's Budget Nav....The Beacon - Page 2 I_icon_minitimeThu Jul 01, 2010 5:59 am

Tray's ready to be lifted off so I can weld the under side & paint it.

Welded some tie down rails on aswell......

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...battery & storage box....

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....and spare wheel support....

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PostSubject: Re: Deadly's Budget Nav....The Beacon   Deadly's Budget Nav....The Beacon - Page 2 I_icon_minitimeFri Jul 02, 2010 2:27 pm

So welding near the fuel tank ?? good to see you aren't letting fear hold you back lol! seriously though looking good Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Deadly's Budget Nav....The Beacon   Deadly's Budget Nav....The Beacon - Page 2 I_icon_minitimeSun Jul 04, 2010 8:57 am

All good mate, had it covered when welding lol! ....deisels pretty hard to light up anyway lol!

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...few things I'm happy with....roll bar will be getting done again, mig ran out of gas while welding the under side, so had to get the stick out (GRRRR hate stick).....a few of the welds will be redone when I get some more gas, it also pulled abit when welding it.....grrrr

Still got to make up a frame for the spare wheel hatch.

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PostSubject: Re: Deadly's Budget Nav....The Beacon   Deadly's Budget Nav....The Beacon - Page 2 I_icon_minitimeMon Jul 05, 2010 1:42 am

cyclops Holly Sh!t that looks SWEET!!!!! cheers Well done Dave!!!

Hey ya gunna come down for the camping trip ont the 18th and 19th???? We need to induce some liquid refreshments!!!! Laughing

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PostSubject: Re: Deadly's Budget Nav....The Beacon   Deadly's Budget Nav....The Beacon - Page 2 I_icon_minitimeMon Jul 05, 2010 5:38 am

Thanks Glen cheers

Not happy with the roll bar, so in the next few weeks it will get cut off and replaced with a twin 2" bar. Wished I'd done that in the 1st place instead of modding the old bar from the old tray Mad Mad
Nah mate, got asked last night to do a camping trip up to Kalpower that weekend.....




.....won't need a fridge to keep the liquid refreshments cold lol! lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Deadly's Budget Nav....The Beacon   Deadly's Budget Nav....The Beacon - Page 2 I_icon_minitimeMon Jul 05, 2010 11:24 am

Deadly, your a mad man. that tray looks prime!!! well done mate
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PostSubject: Re: Deadly's Budget Nav....The Beacon   Deadly's Budget Nav....The Beacon - Page 2 I_icon_minitimeMon Jul 05, 2010 12:11 pm

Thanks Heath cheers cheers
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PostSubject: Re: Deadly's Budget Nav....The Beacon   Deadly's Budget Nav....The Beacon - Page 2 I_icon_minitimeWed Jul 14, 2010 12:11 am

While in Brisbane on the weekend, caught up with a few mates from down that way for a wheel at Scenic Rim. Was an AWSOME day...

...Some pics & a couple of vids....

....vid playing in mud....
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...was reversing through these pits, chassis was sitting on top of the mound. Got off without having to be recovered.....that happened later on in another mud hole Embarassed
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....me getting recovered Embarassed
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...the chassis had bellied out, & with all the mud, had no traction...

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....some more vids...
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...I nearly put mine over the side on this track Embarassed

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Am pretty happy with the Lightforce Genisis, puts out a good light. Only thing I would like, is if they bring out a combo cover like they do for the 170's, 240's.........I reckon they would be so much better again.
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PostSubject: Re: Deadly's Budget Nav....The Beacon   Deadly's Budget Nav....The Beacon - Page 2 I_icon_minitimeWed Jul 14, 2010 9:44 pm

combo covers are on there way
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PostSubject: Re: Deadly's Budget Nav....The Beacon   Deadly's Budget Nav....The Beacon - Page 2 I_icon_minitimeThu Jul 15, 2010 12:10 am

mattie182 wrote:
combo covers are on there way
SWEEEEEEEEET cheers
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Before.....

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....what went in.......Calmini 3" lift kit.....

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....after....

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PostSubject: Re: Deadly's Budget Nav....The Beacon   Deadly's Budget Nav....The Beacon - Page 2 I_icon_minitimeSun Aug 01, 2010 5:20 am

...and testing it out.....

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....OH, and I got the new roll bar with fold down light rack done as well.
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PostSubject: Re: Deadly's Budget Nav....The Beacon   Deadly's Budget Nav....The Beacon - Page 2 I_icon_minitimeMon Aug 02, 2010 8:38 am

oh mate thats a nice bunch of gear!!! cheers the back end opens up heaps now!!
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Thanks Heath cheers
Yeh, pretty happy with the way it works. The rear leaves are still only standard D22 ones. Laughing Laughing
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haha heck yeh how extended are those rear shackles? (if they are)
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The shackles are extended 2".
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PostSubject: Re: Deadly's Budget Nav....The Beacon   Deadly's Budget Nav....The Beacon - Page 2 I_icon_minitimeFri Aug 06, 2010 6:18 am

Took the Beacon in to get a wheel alignment after putting the new suspension in. Not good!!!! Bent Idler Arm, and both inner Tie Rod End ball joints RS.....oh well.
New bits should turn up Monday.
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Bloody awsome Dave!!!!!! cheers Love it!!!! Twisted Evil

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Thanks Glen cheers
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While it's not my idea of an off roader ................it is stiil a sweet ride cheers cheers


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Thanks mate cheers
Not everyones cup of tea, wanted something different to the norm lol!
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Got the new idler arm and tie rod end ball joints.
Beacons still off the road and up on stands (well the front is anyway)......
the ball joints in the pitman arm are stuffed to Evil or Very Mad
Oh well, back down to the suspension shop tomorrow Rolling Eyes
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Hey if ya pull ya finger out it can be done for the drive on Saturday!!!!!!! Wink Laughing

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Had to order a whole new center arm.......won't be here till Monday Rolling Eyes
Would've liked to come up Glen, but got other stuff on aswell Rolling Eyes
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