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dose

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I talked to a guy on the last DR BRO trip(Cowboy??? Red chevy...) that covered his cab cage tubes in dynamat.

Me: “BroBroBrosephBro, did the dynamat help with the horribly bypass clicking noises directly over your head?”

BroBroBrosephBro: “Fuck naw, dude. It didn’t help fuckall.”

Me: “well, at least it fucking looks like shit”

BroBroBrosephBro: “RIGHT?!”
😂😂😂😂🇺🇸
 
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dose

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Yes to all. It will start to burn and build pressure. It will then contaminate the fuck out of your weld. I have done a repair on a tube filled with foam. Had to drill large holes above and below the crack. Then took a propane torch to it and burnt all the shit out. That was after the first attempt to just weld it failed miserably. Almost cut the fucking tube out.
But was his cage quieter???
Already have bushings on front of lower links, uppers would have to change to 3 link to run bushings.
I’ll do the dynomat, jute felt and headliner and hold off on the foam for now.
 
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Added some vents to the Baja hood. It’s always ran fine around town and back and forth to work but it warmed up when we took it to the vista.
The radiator didn’t really have anywhere to exhaust the hot air so hopefully this helps.
 

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I looked back but did not see any pics of where the rad is mounted. I am not seeing any openings in the front for air to get in the hood so a little confused
 

dose

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I looked back but did not see any pics of where the rad is mounted. I am not seeing any openings in the front for air to get in the hood so a little confused
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No intake holes yet. I’ve just been driving it all summer and it never really got warm. I will probably make an intake above the license plate but I need more of the perforated metal.
 
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More done to the bug.

Heater installed. Plumbed the air lines into the stock bug heater channels so I have floor heat and defrost.
Water lines ran to the engine but not hooked up yet.
Blows a good amount of air. Should work good this winter.

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Built a bracket to hold down the plastic box that contains the cpu, relays and wire harness. Until now it has just been bouncing around on top of the battery.



Made a box to cover the intake pipe that had to intrude into the cab. Did some bead roll on it with my new roller.



New shelf floor thing to cover the heater, batter and cpu. Stole a grey rug from the laundry room and trimmed to fit. Now the dogs and gear have a spot in the back again.
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