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bcampbe7
11-01-2006, 09:19 AM
http://fullsizebronco.com/forum/showthread.php?t=25748&page=1

I saw this on another forum and thought is was pretty amazing.

RexDog1
11-01-2006, 10:01 AM
“wanted a Hummer but don’t have lots of money”

He is going to find out he is going to spend more money than he could get a nice used one for :twocents:

But it looks like a fun project; good luck :headbang:

bcampbe7
11-01-2006, 10:11 AM
He is getting all of the sheet metal for free.

I think he said he will have $15K in it when completed.

That, however, does not include his time.

TMCNo1
11-01-2006, 10:27 AM
What amazes me are these miniature engines and cars on page 14 on that site,
http://www.conleyprecision.com/609.htm

Check out the stuff this guy makes and sells!

Monte
11-01-2006, 11:02 AM
“wanted a Hummer but don’t have lots of money”

He is going to find out he is going to spend more money than he could get a nice used one for :twocents:

But it looks like a fun project; good luck :headbang:

I know the guy wants a Ford chassis, but you can buy retired military H1's at auction... for around 15-25k... They've been dropped out of airplaines, but hey!!!! Does look like a fun project....

BrianM
11-01-2006, 11:03 AM
That guy has some serious fabrication skills. Also seems to be able to find some great deals on donor vehicles.

Workin' 4 Toys
11-01-2006, 11:40 AM
Most guys just used Blazer chassis's and buy the bodies for a few grand and done. I guess he is a hardcore ford guy though...Well until he has an imitation GM body on it....:rolleyes:

The kits if I recall were called "Bummers"...And they mysteriously disappeared as a company...:rolleyes:

Then there was...Tatonka Products and if you did a search on them for their H1 stuff ...I think the mysterious word again comes to mind...:rolleyes:

I am guessing Gm didn't like the cheap knockoffs selling better than the real H1's. Too bad they don't make those any more either....

bcampbe7
11-01-2006, 11:42 AM
Most guys just used Blazer chassis's and buy the bodies for a few grand and done. I guess he is a hardcore ford guy though...Well until he has an imitation GM body on it....:rolleyes:

The kits if I recall were called "Bummers"...And they mysteriously disappeared as a company...:rolleyes:

Then there was...Tatonka Products and if you did a search on them for their H1 stuff ...I think the mysterious word again comes to mind...:rolleyes:

I am guessing Gm didn't like the cheap knockoffs selling better than the real H1's. Too bad they don't make those any more either....

you can still buy them...

http://www.4x4bodies.com/

Workin' 4 Toys
11-01-2006, 11:44 AM
you can still buy them...

http://www.4x4bodies.com/
I meant the real ones.....

M-Funf
11-01-2006, 12:03 PM
What amazes me are these miniature engines and cars on page 14 on that site,
http://www.conleyprecision.com/609.htm

Check out the stuff this guy makes and sells!

TMCNo1...
There are LOTS of guys out there who build miniature engines as a hobby. This guy is near me. I've seen some of his work and it's really awesome!

Miniature Engines (http://www.nvbackflow.com/engines/)

east tx skier
11-01-2006, 12:28 PM
Just when I thought there was no way you could get worse mileage out of a Ford. 8p

Workin' 4 Toys
11-01-2006, 12:29 PM
Just when I thought there was no way you could get worse mileage out of a Ford. 8p
Aheemm... What engine is in your boat again.....?

Beau, what are you doing on that site anyway....:rolleyes:

Workin' 4 Toys
11-01-2006, 12:31 PM
Hey, Eastie....The way most Ford owners get the best MPG for their buck is to set the cruise control.....Oh wait...That explains your problem...:rolleyes: :purplaugh

east tx skier
11-01-2006, 12:32 PM
A larger one than is in my truck. :o

That said, the exped will almost double the mileage I got from my 84 GW. Ah AMC, I supported just about every American car company with that ride.

east tx skier
11-01-2006, 12:33 PM
Hey, Eastie....The way most Ford owners get the best MPG for their buck is to set the cruise control.....Oh wait...That explains your problem...:rolleyes: :purplaugh

Finally got that fixed ... finally.

bcampbe7
11-01-2006, 12:37 PM
Aheemm... What engine is in your boat again.....?

Beau, what are you doing on that site anyway....:rolleyes:

Not for what you think. ;)
Someone on a Land Rover forum posted a link...

Building an H1 would be fun though. Hmmmm...

Workin' 4 Toys
11-01-2006, 12:37 PM
Finally got that fixed ... finally.
And let me guess, it won't be used so you don't have to go through that again, and the next owner will appreciate the functioning options....:rolleyes: 8p

Workin' 4 Toys
11-01-2006, 12:42 PM
Building an H1 would be fun though. Hmmmm...
Yeah, building or...... the prefered method (http://www.army4x4.com/hummers.shtml):D

TMCNo1
11-01-2006, 12:47 PM
TMCNo1...
There are LOTS of guys out there who build miniature engines as a hobby. This guy is near me. I've seen some of his work and it's really awesome!

Miniature Engines (http://www.nvbackflow.com/engines/)


I wonder how many of those blown mini Chevrolets would fit under the motor cover of a '89 PS190?

east tx skier
11-01-2006, 02:28 PM
And let me guess, it won't be used so you don't have to go through that again, and the next owner will appreciate the functioning options....:rolleyes: 8p

It's cruise control. Not a back seat. :)