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Project Bobcat (that doesnt take crap)
« on: June 06, 2012, 03:53:42 AM »
What happens when you mix a 77 Bobcat with a
75 Jeep CJ ?
An almost finished project that kicks butt  :)

Hey, its Az , lots of hills to climb and
Imports to crush :)

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Re: Project Bobcat (that doesnt take crap)
« Reply #1 on: June 06, 2012, 11:29:38 AM »
Literally. That car would roll right over them.
 
Nice job on that cat. Looks great!
 
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Re: Project Bobcat (that doesnt take crap)
« Reply #2 on: June 06, 2012, 12:37:43 PM »
I WANT ONE!!!! and... I LIKE IT!!!!

I did some looking at Pinto's on Bronco (1966-1977) and saw that they don't fit without Massive Firewall mods. Looking at the Jeep CJ's it looked like you might be able to get the Pinto to fit much easier. Can you share some info on how you did this? maybe some good pictures showing details? I want to build one and anything you could share would be helpful.
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Re: Project Bobcat (that doesnt take crap)
« Reply #3 on: June 06, 2012, 05:34:57 PM »
Yeeeeeeeeeeeee  Haaaaaaaaaaaaa aaaaaaw  !!!   That's awesome! Great Job!! Go stomp something!!!  Yoooooo   weeeeee !!!! ;D
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Re: Project Bobcat (that doesnt take crap)
« Reply #4 on: June 09, 2012, 03:13:06 AM »
more pics[/img]


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Re: Project Bobcat (that doesnt take crap)
« Reply #5 on: June 09, 2012, 03:15:12 AM »
another



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Re: Project Bobcat (that doesnt take crap)
« Reply #6 on: June 09, 2012, 03:20:39 AM »
last one for now..
Ill have more in a day or so of the interior and engine bay
and underneath.
some 15x10 American Racing or Alcoa rims are
next on the agenda for next week.
Id like to add a front skid plate and possibly a pushbar or
similar I can mount some extra lighting to also soon.



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Re: Project Bobcat (that doesnt take crap)
« Reply #7 on: June 11, 2012, 10:19:15 AM »
This Bobcat makes me smile...great job!
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Re: Project Bobcat (that doesnt take crap)
« Reply #8 on: June 11, 2012, 02:15:46 PM »
in hindsite, I prob should of used a Bronco chassis and all
but oh well. The 6 in there is decent and I know the jeep
suspension is reliable.
I dont take it offroad much, for the sake of not having much
time anymore. Would love to take it to the Dunes in Yuma, thats a mecha
for offroad enthusiast from Oct till the Spring almost every weekend.
But luckily you can drive about 10 miles out of town and be 4 wheeling
if you want.
Putting some old 2 pcs Enkie star rims on later this week with a nicer
set of BFGs.  pix to come !

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Re: Project Bobcat (that doesnt take crap)
« Reply #9 on: June 11, 2012, 08:40:16 PM »
in hindsite, I prob should of used a Bronco chassis and all but oh well.

I'm really curious how the body fit, I have some pictures of a wagon on a Bronco and looks to me major mods to the firewall and tunnel to make it fix. I want to see the difference with a Jeep frame and drivetrain.
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Re: Project Bobcat (that doesnt take crap)
« Reply #10 on: June 16, 2012, 12:10:21 PM »
changed the rims to wider
and something more fitting I think.,..


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Re: Project Bobcat (that doesnt take crap)
« Reply #11 on: June 16, 2012, 12:12:20 PM »
another angle
really love driving this around, but it gets almost
way too much attention..
maybe Ill tint the windows
pretty normal for Az anyways :)

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Re: Project Bobcat (that doesnt take crap)
« Reply #12 on: June 16, 2012, 12:13:53 PM »
Those wheels do look better. Not as "trucky" as the other wheels & look more like what people would put on a Pinto.

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Re: Project Bobcat (that doesnt take crap)
« Reply #13 on: July 02, 2012, 08:32:59 PM »
It almost looks to natural with those wheels on it. Take some pictures of how the body is mounted on it if you don't mind. Realy curious about under the hood (Fire wall)
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Re: Project Bobcat (that doesnt take crap)
« Reply #14 on: September 08, 2012, 01:39:25 PM »
time has come to sell the BEAST




http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/hatchback-/330788877069?forcev4exp=true


as much as I hate to, I dont get to drive it as much as it should
be driven. But it still looks great out in front of my shop :)