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Bossman63
04-30-2009, 12:59 PM
Hey gang,

I recently picked up a 1989 Dodge Raider (built by Mitsubishi) for $900.
3.0 V6, 5 speed.
A little worn out and rusty, but I wanted a low budget wheeler.
So far:
5 used rims & 34" Mickey's - $400
2 new CV axle shafts - $160
Rotors & pads - $135
Drums & shoes - $65
Valve cover gaskets - $20
Lock-outs - $120
Idler arm - $30
Safari roof rack - $125
CB radio - $35

So far I have under $1600 into this rig. Taking it to the Badlands May 15th & 16th. Can't wait to see how it performs (or not!)

Cgrooters
04-30-2009, 04:26 PM
A girl i went to school with use to have one of those! They have the "Tip-o-meter" in them!

And a good size back seat......:poke:

Evil Queen
04-30-2009, 05:04 PM
tip o meter??? :hehe:

pre4runner
04-30-2009, 05:33 PM
very euroish

hunter2005
04-30-2009, 09:19 PM
i think it rocks..and the best part it's cheap

Mongo
04-30-2009, 09:26 PM
I've always liked the Raiders. Nice find.

Buggy Tim
04-30-2009, 11:24 PM
tip o meter??? :hehe:

Yea, they were cool. Tells you what angle you are so you know when to crap your pants.



They seem to be tough to get running smooth but are cool little rigs. One of my X students has one up here in Da Soo.

Bossman63
05-01-2009, 07:58 AM
Yeah, this one has that too!

Evil Queen
05-01-2009, 10:38 AM
Yeah, this one has that too!

that is sweet!

Buggy Tim
05-10-2009, 09:12 PM
that is sweet!

You too can be as cool as a Raider.

http://www.wanderingtrail.com/Mods/TJLJmods/Images/inclinometer/Inclinometer4.JPG

Shaggy
05-10-2009, 09:20 PM
one of my friends use to have on of those with no shocks (very tippy just about pissed my panits)

Cgrooters
05-11-2009, 10:51 AM
Haha I told ya they had one!

Yah i have seen them for sale at a couple different 4x4 shops.

thrca
05-11-2009, 02:07 PM
isnt this called an clinometer or something like that?

Buggy Tim
05-11-2009, 03:21 PM
isnt this called an clinometer or something like that?

inclinometer

besides, what do you know? Yer too big a pussy to do any real wheelin.:poke:



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