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Msupertek

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Well I started on them Saturday morning and spent all day on them. They latch to the factory pin. I used 11 gauge Square tubing and 3/8 rebar to make the removable pivot pins and latch. I'll be covering them with canvas that is left over from making the topper after the paint job.
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Smashing :D
I think you have the most interesting paint scheme on this forum.
It is not humanly possible to get your truck confused with anyone else's :D
 
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Smashing :D
I think you have the most interesting paint scheme on this forum.
It is not humanly possible to get your truck confused with anyone else's :D

I think that's a RedNeck Camoflauge pattern.. Not sure, since I haven't seen anything like it before.

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Wasn't there a 1st gen sport on here a couple of years ago with the same paint job?? (sorry to take the wind out of your sails. :p) :confused:
 
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i am really intrested in your doors and the top you are talking about. can you get a pic of you hinges???
 
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look at the dash....

That IS a 1st gen.....

That's the same X.....it was painted....then chopped....

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Perhaps there is a whole group of urban camo'd splorers out there ready to sneak through the forests, mountains and deserts. That Dale guy from Indiana had the sport, I found this one amusing a while back as well.

Msuperteks looks like it's had the most detail. I remember being on a run with him when he was locking his doors if he walked away from it on the trail, now it's open chopped out.
 

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Msupertek

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I thought I was the the first (in 2005) to paint red white and blue camo but I could be wrong. I posted it on here a while back. The paint scheme will be changed to the current German Camo to match the canvas top and doors covers I am making.

I'll put pics up of the hinges tomarrow, they are very simple. I have seen a lot of awesome doors on here but some look like they require a lot of talent to make. Mine don't require any talent, just about 250 inches of 11 gauge square tubing, one chop, 2ft of 3/8 rebar, drill press and a flux core welder:D .

Total cost was $3 rebar / $30 for the square tubing / $10 for welding wire /
$6 for the cut off wheel / $1 for 8 cotter pins .

The guys at work say it looks like a six flags ride now.LOL:thumbsup:
 
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another question?? did your door orginaly have power everything and if so what did you do with you wires. great build easy and on a budget.

i would really like to get some info on your top. that is the only thing that is stoping me from removing my top.
 
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I thought I was the the first (in 2005) to paint red white and blue camo but I could be wrong. I posted it on here a while back. The paint scheme will be changed to the current German Camo to match the canvas top and doors covers I am making.

I'll put pics up of the hinges tomarrow, they are very simple. I have seen a lot of awesome doors on here but some look like they require a lot of talent to make. Mine don't require any talent, just about 250 inches of 11 gauge square tubing, one chop, 2ft of 3/8 rebar, drill press and a flux core welder:D .

Total cost was $3 rebar / $30 for the square tubing / $10 for welding wire /
$6 for the cut off wheel / $1 for 8 cotter pins .

The guys at work say it looks like a six flags ride now.LOL:thumbsup:

I see a lot of talant in the doors and everthing else. You got me thinking about some sq. tubing stuff for mine. Can't wait for that Geman camo look.
 
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For the Top I ordered a 10 x 12 O.D. Green 17 oz. water proof canvas tarp from tarps.com, I will be cutting it and installing buttons to it so that I can snap it on and off.
I don't know how it will turn out because I won't start trimming it to fit until I'm done with the paint job. However I will be posting pics of it when I start.
The tarp cost me around $60 with shipping. Hopefully it turns out good.:D

My doors did have power windows and locks. I sold the doors. The wires have a connector that can be undone near the kick panel. I pulled the connector apart and sold the doors with the electric connectors inside.
 
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So by German camo, do you mean the colors of the German flag (black red gold), or actual german milspec?

Either way would be cool.:cool:
 
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German Desert Camo, exactly like this vehicle:salute:

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Hopefully it comes out looking pretty good.... I'll be painting this Saturday. I just have a few more gussets to weld in my cage and I need to install 4 springs to return the latching mechanism on the door but I'll have it done by this weekend.:D
 
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Hey burns sorry I havnt posted pics yet but all the sudden I got slammed with a lot of work at my shop and havnt been able to finalize the latches the way I want them. I should have them done by Friday at the latest and as soon as I'm done I'll post the pics...
 
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Perhaps there is a whole group of urban camo'd splorers out there ready to sneak through the forests, mountains and deserts. That Dale guy from Indiana had the sport, I found this one amusing a while back as well.

That's wanderer's rig...Dale, least that's the only Dale i knew in In moved to Oklahoma and bought taxxmans 2nd gen :D

I'm considering an urban camo job for mine hehehehehe :D
 
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so the rebar just slides behind the door pin then? it does look like a six flag ride.

heres my take of camo.
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whats wrong with my caged sploder??

I didnt paint the body..but I do like it...:D


"that looks like somethin outta freakin MAD MAX"...
 
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That cage is awesome on that X I like it.:thumbsup:

Hey thnx for the compliments on the doors guys, Pics of finalized latches will be up soon. Hey if you have time take a look at my paint job scheme, I'm not so sure the German desert camo is gonna look right so I put a little different pic up so I can get some of you color coordinated peeps to tell me what you think. here is the link..

http://www.explorerforum.com/forums/showthread.php?p=1565765#post1565765
 
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I like the German camo better.
Those loud colors remind me of a psychodelic cow. Something that Peter Max may have painted back in the 70s. Then again I think I did see a cow like that back then. :smoke:
 
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