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August 12, 2020

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free CAD software from makers of SolidWorks

Take a look at this free 2D CAD software application called DraftSigh. It was developed by Dassault, makers of SolidWorks, and it's completely free to download/use. Even better, it's available for PC, macs, and linux platforms.

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August 12, 2020

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working with composites

My background is primarily in metal fabrication, but I've started working with composites recently and am really enjoying this. There's no magic to it, but a bit of a learning curve. People ask me about the fiberglass and the dust, and all I can think to say is that it beats grinding dust and black boogers!

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August 12, 2020

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building a custom trailbike (Honda CRF + XR250R)

Since I can't buy a modern XR from Honda, I decided to build my own. Stuffing an air-cooled XR250R engine into a CRF450 chassis.

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August 12, 2020

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Introducing GatosBros

GatosBros website is up and running, and parts are in-stock, ready to ship.

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August 12, 2020

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HD ARB Air Lines & Field Repair Kit

We broke an air line at the rear differential bulkead fitting while we were down in Mexico and it caused us some difficulties. So we ordered a heavy-duty replacement air-line and field repair kit from ARB as soon as we got back.

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August 12, 2020

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Long-Travel Tacoma Roll-Cage Getting Completed

The red Tacoma is under the knife again, we have the interior completely stripped out as we begin to complete the roll-cage....

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August 12, 2020

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More Tacoma Atlas Mounting News

We recently mounted the Atlas transfer-case up to determine how much of the floorpan we need to cut in order to clock the Atlas flat. We realized that the adapter plate only has holes to mount the Atlas flat on Tacoma's with a passenger side drop (most SAS trucks)....

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