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Wizo4692
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Got any Fun, cheap, and stupid build ideas?

Unread post by Wizo4692 » November 21st, 2015, 11:51 am

Okay people's, this should get some ideas going and probably create some arguments too, but I thought why not get some opinions?

I want to do a build on a fun 4b, cheap, diy, and pretty well stupid. No daily driver business, just a toy.

I'm after something that is over the top re power to weight, for example LS1 Suzuki Sierra (not cheap or easy but that's the kind of funny build I'm talking about).

Will just be played with in the dunes and bit of bush.

I also have a 351 C sitting around that I was thinking of putting in an early swb patrol, but it's still a heavy car, a well done tb42 would probably give a 351 a good run.
Or even a turbo slapped on the side of a 1.3 soft top Sierra?!
I'm after a car that just makes you laugh and smile when you drive it, and makes ridiculous noises up the side of a dune with rooster tails hanging out the back, I'm sure we all know what I'm talking about now.

$3000 budget and a bucket of fun.

No kill joys please, this it just for fun, I want everyone to be a big kid on this one.
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Re: Got any Fun, cheap, and stupid build ideas?

Unread post by BigDutchy » November 22nd, 2015, 7:40 am

a V8 Lada Niva!

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Re: Got any Fun, cheap, and stupid build ideas?

Unread post by ian.gonzo » November 22nd, 2015, 3:20 pm

Only a Dutchman would think of that

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Re: Got any Fun, cheap, and stupid build ideas?

Unread post by Aaron Schubert » November 22nd, 2015, 3:52 pm

I've seen a V6 commodore engine in a Sierra. What about a 3RZ turbo?

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Re: Got any Fun, cheap, and stupid build ideas?

Unread post by typhoeus » November 22nd, 2015, 4:31 pm

what about something like this. . ?
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Re: Got any Fun, cheap, and stupid build ideas?

Unread post by BigDutchy » November 22nd, 2015, 4:47 pm

What about this then....
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Re: Got any Fun, cheap, and stupid build ideas?

Unread post by typhoeus » November 22nd, 2015, 5:42 pm

Somehow I think this would be more your style Dutchy!
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Re: Got any Fun, cheap, and stupid build ideas?

Unread post by BigDutchy » November 22nd, 2015, 8:51 pm

Hey, I am a Dutchy! Not a redneck...... :lol: but yes, I do like that

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Re: Got any Fun, cheap, and stupid build ideas?

Unread post by edz » November 22nd, 2015, 9:51 pm

There used to be a soft top Suzuk Sierra getting around localy many years ago that had a ported 13B Rotary in it .. used to pull a front wheel of the deck when he launched it at the lights ..
Wierd and wonderfull you say ..Always wanted to do a 4WD Moke, its on a Zook chassis I think ..
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Re: Got any Fun, cheap, and stupid build ideas?

Unread post by edz » November 25th, 2015, 9:15 pm

Maybe an MX-5 Mazda shell with a commodore V6 auto and a set of Diahatsu F-20 or rocky diffs or hog it right out with wider hilux diffs and jeep bolt on flares and a fabricated 4x4 chain drive line like the Monster garage vettes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cxPeLRcgGXE
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Re: Got any Fun, cheap, and stupid build ideas?

Unread post by Rogers Cruiser » November 25th, 2015, 9:48 pm

I have allways had a thought in the back of my mind about buiding an F-1 car (not really)

Think full alloy build, single seat, with a light simple rollcage and a rear mounted toyota V6 (camrys are cheap) with 2 turbos each side running through 4 intercoolers

gear it way down so it doesnt go much faster then 80-100kph but so that it gets their really really quick.
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Re: Got any Fun, cheap, and stupid build ideas?

Unread post by Goldylux » December 5th, 2015, 12:46 am

I'm with azza. 3RZ turbo.

Do it in a hilux or sierra or a ROCKY. A sierra with a 3rz turbo would be nuts.

Get a hilux/rocky with a 4y/3y motor and the 3rz will bolt to the gbox. get a cheap
chinese turbo kit, and boom.

3 grand wont do much with anything though,as we all know. Wouldn't be much more
but, if you can swing spanners ;)

A Daihatsu rocky with a 3rz and a hairdryer, well. Dear me. lol

Rooster tails? Red rooster wouldn't even have a look in.

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