Infamous mazda the $200 mazda build


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There is the relocated tailgate handle.
 

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Very impressive work can’t wait to see your final product
 

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Just a few pictures of it as it sets now. Still doing body work on the bed and tailgate.
 

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So I was going to drive it a couple months get a good feel for how it runs. Then continue with building the suspension and doing any more modifications. Remember this truck was sitting out in a field for years when I got it. I drove it around the past several days and now I have no power steering, no brake lights or highbeams. Horn isn't working either. So a few minor setbacks I have to work on before I get it on the road.
 

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Started cutting out the front suspension to put the bags on the front. Got the sway bar out, coil springs out, radius arms are disconnected. Shocks out. Ran it up as much as it would go.
 

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Put the wheel on for a test fit. Still have to notch the frame for the tie rods and remove some of the inner apron for the tire to tuck more. Then I will weld the bag brackets in.
 

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Bag Brackets welded in on passengers side and the tie rod notch welded on. There was a big hole in the frame above the tie rod notch so I cut and welded a plate above to strengthen it. Radius arms are relocated above the frame rail with new bushings. Not exactly sure what im gonna do on the brake line just yet. Sprayed everything with a coat of black paint for now to keep it from rusting. Had to remove the factory air box for clearance so i have to buy or make a cold air intake. Have to adapt maf sensor to the new intake.
 

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Looks like it will work. Did you round the corners on the fishplate? Its hard to tell in the photo. Square corners promote stress cracks.
 


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