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R.J.'s Elite Navajo Registry.... I Think It's About Time

Me and Jim have been a member on here for a while and haven't made an Elite Registry. so here goes!

1991 Mazda Navajo
4x4, 5spd
4.0L ohv
KKM intake
Flowmaster exhaust
Port and Polished heads

Front Suspension:
custom cut and truned, extended, and plated beams (2.5" each side)
14x2.5" King Coilovers
extended stock radius arms- from McNeil Racing
engine cage for the coilovers- from McNeil off-road
4.56 torq line gears
Trac-Lok Limited slip
Dana 44 intermediet shaft (to make up for the increased track width)
2.5x4" F-O-A bump stops
extended steering adjusters and straightened pass. side steering linkage.
stock pitman arm
1-1/4" wheels spacers (bolt pattern adaptors)

Rear Suspension:
8.8 from an 03 f-150, w/ disk brakes. Plated and welded axle tubes
Stock springs w/ spring over axle
2.0x12" Fox Reservoir shocks
custom shock mounts
4.56 Richmond gears and Detroit locker

Tires n' Rims
16x8" Mickey thompson
315/75-16 Dunlop mudd terrains
bent to crap

Interrior
Full roll cage- by McNeil off-road
eBay gauges
autozone pedals, skull mirrior, skull shift knob.
a lot of dust and dirt
air freshener that smells like soap
still no cb radio

Exterior
Front fiberglass fenders-from McNeil Racing
custom rock sliders
Pual B's old rear bumper
front bumper from Craigslist/HappyGilmore
150w KC Daylighters
functional dual hood scoops added to the stock hood
a lot of dents and scratches

i think that about covers it. i'll update when i remember anything else.

Future plans

-Transfer case doubler (already sitting in the garage)
-c5 auto trans (in the garage)
- Deaver rear springs (garage)
- bigger, better, rear shocks
- hydro rear dump stops
- track bar
- new bumper
- drive line e-brake
- rear sway bar w/ disconnects
- something to keep the front axle from drooping out going up a hill (quick tension straps?)
- removablefront and rear fenders (dzus)

Dreams..
- D44 ttb and locker front
- trussed 9inch rear
- 2.3 turbo engine
- 3 link rear
- 37" tires


Here's a link to my thread documenting the work of the car http://www.explorerforum.com/forums/...d.php?t=209124

Most Recent pics. How it sits currently
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Sold

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No!!!
 








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Yes. It's an expensive and time consuming hobby. Too much for me and my current life. So it's kind of similar to when a friend is moving away and you just want them to be happy and do what's best for them.

So I still have the B2 that I can continue to build a few hundred dollars at a time and still do 90% of the trails I did with the Navajo (just slower in the whoops and lifting more tires in the flexy spots)

So even with losing the Navajo, I'm still in a better off roading position then a few years ago when I would never go out.
 




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Makes sense, especially with the need for a new motor. Just a little sad because this thing is a big reason why my truck turned into what it is.
 




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Makes sense, especially with the need for a new motor. Just a little sad because this thing is a big reason why my truck turned into what it is.

Oh wow. Thanks. I think yours is turning out better than mine was. at least you still have yours. Now we just need to meet up out on the trails!
 




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I miss this thing 😔
 




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You can come visit her, anytime.;)

She just has a little more pep in her step now, and better visibility.

I was actually going to see if you wanted to come over and swap out the rear carrier. Not sure about doing the gear pattern.
 




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You can come visit her, anytime.;)

She just has a little more pep in her step now, and better visibility.

I was actually going to see if you wanted to come over and swap out the rear carrier. Not sure about doing the gear pattern.

I've done gears, don't like doing gears. It's not that hard just time consuming.

Do you want a Detroit locker? Could swap it with the b2 since I'm gonna sell it.
 




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I've done gears, don't like doing gears. It's not that hard just time consuming.

Do you want a Detroit locker? Could swap it with the b2 since I'm gonna sell it.

Don't have any cash for that right now, but if you want swap and we can do something later, I'm good with that. I have a spare carrier right now too.
 




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