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    Paint is done Guys Some shots of the new paint job
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    Update Doods Quick pic, just rolled out of the oven and on its way to the bed liner people, cab and hood being prepped as i write.
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    Mitch VW 1.9 TDI Donor was a 2006 Jetta
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    Andy Yep, I had a short bucket list. Year long overlanding trip and retire and owns dive shop in the Caribbean. Well the dive shop i have used and desired for years came up for sale and the price is too low to pass up. So? we sell what we can't take, say aloha to those we will be sure to meet...
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    Riley Will post here when we get further along. Stopped by the shop today and the Brute is in parts and there is much sanding and prepping going on. It should be a real show stopper when its done. I will hate to see it go away, but my dream of buying a dive shop in the Caribbean is about to...
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    Riley I think home or shade tree is a bit too much for this sort of mod. When we tried to do it here in Phoenix the installer had ZERO docs from the company nas to where things went and why, subsequently we had a variety of problems and issues that could have been sorted by the company in...
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    Riley The Brute is currently in the paint shop so look for a photo shoot report around mid May. Thoughts? Well there are a load of them. First and foremost, just send it to Coty Built and have the conversion done. Trying to do it here without the benefits of their staff is just silly. We are...
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    Dan Thanks, its a real pleasure to drive and even more fun to play with off road. Its on the lift right now getting the rear lockers and a few more things added on for March and Moab. Add to that paint and a new sound system and we will have a head turner for sure! Yetters
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    Doods Well, its been off road, (Senator Highway, 4 Peaks, and a few un named trails), played in the snow, got stuck in the sand and learned to use the winch, been through two tanks of diesel (845 miles from a 25 gal tank) getting an average 33-38 miles a gal depending on how i drive, answered a...
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    Thanks Man, I try my best to bring turning and art back into the world. Yetters
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    Merry Xmas to me!! Well, Its home!! And it runs like a raped rat!! Im going to Flagstaff to go play in the snow!! Yetters
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    OK Its on its way home, here is a picture just before it left Coty Built
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    Me Too Big A Yep, me too. Long road to go to get it "finished" if there actually is something like that for a Jeep. But i will do my best to show off the efforts of the guys at Coty Built and the stars of the project so far. Just want to see a few trials and get dirty! Yetters
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    Update Doods 99% of the issues have been addressed and solved. New mounts made for the pump, computer reflagged and relocated, tranny mount refurb and relocate, overheating is solved and a few other things are being sorted right now. Will be back in the garage and ready to play by Dec 6th...
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    Jake Not only will it be as reliable, it will be more. This is a purpose built rig with the diesel providing more power for less weight and more range due to the diesel. I am going to use it for a Tierra del Fuego to USA trip so having the both factors had to be considered. Has it been a...
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    Nan Plenty. The two biggest issues, overheating and vibration have been addressed and identified. The overheating issue is a combo of the pump for the intercooler is mounted too high, so it cavatates (sp) under load and causes some of the overheating, also, the engine and tranny is mounted...
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    Well, The car carrier just pulled away with the Brute perched on top, next stop Canada and Coty Built / HPA Motorsports. They have promised a quick and painless fix to the many issues plaguing the build, as well as a good deal on whatever the labor charges might be. Fingers crossed, and we...
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    Update Guys First, thanks for all the comments and support. Good people here, good community. The Brute is going to Cotybuilt in the second week of Sept for what will hopefully be its one and only trip to the motherland to get it running right. All attempts here have failed so the folks there...
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    OK The new turbo is here and getting installed, wiring problem was cured with new plug ins and a bit of rewiring. If it cures the overheating issue, we might be driving this weekend! Yetters
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    Thanks Big A This will get sorted out and it will be on the road soon. Its too bad that this has turned into such a mess, i still think this is the future for older Jeeps looking for new life and people looking for a reliable power source. Yetters
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