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Re: '84 Dodge Rampage Build Thread
« Reply #1350 on: November 20, 2015, 06:29:25 PM »
I'd definitely vote for the shifter that's on the second set of photos.  That first one has such a stubby little knob, you know.  . :roll:
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Re: '84 Dodge Rampage Build Thread
« Reply #1351 on: November 20, 2015, 08:09:25 PM »
I spent a little over an hour and didn't find that -- thanx for pointing it out.

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Re: '84 Dodge Rampage Build Thread
« Reply #1352 on: November 24, 2015, 01:29:54 PM »
Thanks for the support, guys.  I just need to stick to my plan and try to keep my focus on executing the plan as properly as possible.

I'm hoping to run at Ohio, Bonneville, and possibly in Colorado in 2016.

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If you make it out this way Steve, be sure to let me know. I heard the event here in CO turned out pretty well, and there was some fairly fast passes made. I didn't make it to that meet, but if I know someone that is running, I'll darn sure be there. May even be able to help a fella out with his little green truck...
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Re: '84 Dodge Rampage Build Thread
« Reply #1353 on: November 24, 2015, 04:00:34 PM »
King, Hake, and Menendez, LLC. are planning a "Team Meeting" for the week before the PRI show.  The intent of our meeting is to lay out our strategic goals for 2016, and start developing the Action Plans for the year's activities. 

In addition to the green Rampage, one of the other team members has a Spec Racer Ford sports car.  We need to lay out our 2016 schedule based on the LSR and SCCA events that we want to run.

I'll post updates right here.

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Re: '84 Dodge Rampage Build Thread
« Reply #1354 on: December 13, 2015, 08:22:52 PM »
Steve:

Mt SINCERE apologies for not getting up with you at PRI. It was my 1st time there and I was having issues with sensory overload and completely forgot. It did not dawn on me until Friday night that I had missed you. Sorry!!!

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Re: '84 Dodge Rampage Build Thread
« Reply #1355 on: January 14, 2016, 09:14:45 AM »
More progress on the 2 Liter engine....  This thing is going to be a MONSTER!







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Re: '84 Dodge Rampage Build Thread
« Reply #1356 on: January 14, 2016, 10:29:08 AM »
Way to go Steve. :cheers:

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Re: '84 Dodge Rampage Build Thread
« Reply #1357 on: February 03, 2016, 04:35:51 PM »
I've been messing around with shooting some video footage.  I'd like to get good at it, so I can produce a YouTube video series about the development of my project.

This is one of the first video attempts, as myself and 2 friends/helpers attempt to talk through a transmission mounting bracket, and discuss various video shooting options....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=htxbx0Fiw2w

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Re: '84 Dodge Rampage Build Thread
« Reply #1358 on: February 24, 2016, 11:09:53 AM »
Video Update - the hybrid 02A / 02J Volkswagen transmission has been installed.  In this brief video, Darrell Hake demonstrates the operation of the 02J shifter.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DSWhvXCmlHs

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Re: '84 Dodge Rampage Build Thread
« Reply #1359 on: February 24, 2016, 11:11:01 AM »
3-Minute Tech video showing how we are using 80/20 extruded aluminum and some chassis tabs to secure the shifter into the cabin of the truck.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4xlHqFPJ8ec

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Re: '84 Dodge Rampage Build Thread
« Reply #1360 on: February 24, 2016, 12:43:00 PM »
Good idea, Steve.

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Re: '84 Dodge Rampage Build Thread
« Reply #1361 on: February 24, 2016, 12:48:01 PM »
I like the videos Steve. Great idea.  :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:

The other great idea is your use of the 80/20 system. I googled 80/20 Inc. and I think I've discovered another very useful tool.  :-D :-D :-D

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Re: '84 Dodge Rampage Build Thread
« Reply #1362 on: February 24, 2016, 02:22:04 PM »
Thanks, Guys.  I'm trying to get more "into" shooting short videos to document progress on the Rampage.  I have A LOT to learn, even about how to organize the various elements of my YouTube channel.  Please stay tuned for more installments.

Peter - the 80/20 stuff is super-cool, easy to work with, and maybe best of all, QUICK to assemble into usable parts, fixtures, etc.  We use it a lot at work to prototype engineering projects.  It really is the "Industrial Erector Set".

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Re: '84 Dodge Rampage Build Thread
« Reply #1363 on: February 24, 2016, 08:21:39 PM »
I created a new YouTube channel for the King, Hake, and Menendez Salty Frog truck.

Please subscribe on YouTube if you are interested:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCExgMh5UZ8YmDIKVzKqwfZw

Thanks,

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Re: '84 Dodge Rampage Build Thread
« Reply #1364 on: March 01, 2016, 07:49:17 AM »
Just a quick test to see if I have figured out the "Embed Code" for videos.

<iframe width="640" height="360" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/guO6Szm2gcA?feature=player_detailpage" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

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