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Infamous mazda the $200 mazda build


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Nice mod. I never liked sun roofs myself and they seem to be nothing but problems in the long run.
Thanks. I have had several vehicles with sunroofs and never had an issue..... I guess different luck for different people.
 


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Thanks. I have had several vehicles with sunroofs and never had an issue..... I guess different luck for different people.
The big thing with them is the frame rusting and/or the water drains plugging up. I’ve seen enough people having issues with them that I want no part of them.
 

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There it is with the glass installed. I already wired up the switch. Just need to finish the bodywork on the roof and run the drain lines down the pillars. I had to weld a piece of 1" square tubing with a nut inside that hung down about 1 and 1/4" on the inside of the roof on each side to hold the guide rails in the very back. It all works just like factory. Open close and tilt.
 

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I got the roof kind of roughed in and sprayed it with rubber undercoating. I'm not going flawless this is a low budget ratrod kind of build. Got about half the truck done in the baby blue fauxtina
 

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Built bumper brackets out of the old Mazda brackets. Cut them down and turned them side ways and welded them on. I used the slotted holes so I could have some adjustment if needed. Mercury bumper loosely mounted
 

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Looks like the camber is a bit off up front ;)

Are the scuff marks on purpose (like fake bullet holes), or just waiting to finish paint?
 

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Looks like the camber is a bit off up front ;)

Are the scuff marks on purpose (like fake bullet holes), or just waiting to finish paint. No that's the faux patina look I wanted... I guess I don't understand on the camber comment. I beam suspension....on air bags........layed out......negative camber...........lol should it be At 30 degrees and mines 35 degrees.....lol.
 

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So it rises up a little when you start driving? The front tires look tilted in at the top.
 

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Well it's been a fun build. This is as far as I'm taking this truck and don't plan on building any ford's in the future......thanks TRS.......infamous Mazda signing out!!!!!! ✌
 


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