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About CrescentDuner

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  • Birthday August 13

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    Sand Sprite IV with a dry sump 2332, Close 1-4 3.88 trans, CB Fuel injection and some other stuff...
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    Tonopah, Nevada
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    Electronics and Electrical Tech
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    Building house and working in the garage

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  1. Life got in the way on the build. Getting back at it. Still working on the shifter issue. Going with the AJ shifter I think. I also need to remove the dash as my knees hit it when I get in. Going to put in a center console. Need to change all the wiring as it is all ran in the chassis. Will also change the steering column and add a quick release. It's the little things that take time.
  2. Just curious if you ever figured out what the noise was.
  3. In the process of putting it back together so I can do a test run. The shifter is kicking my butt. Anyone out there in Dune land that knows anything about these temperamental shifters give me some clue as to how I can set the stupid thing up. I have called JaMar but have not heard back from them. I have an AJ speedshift shifter but I don't want to make a new rear hanger to make it work. I will as a last resort. Seems like no one has info on the Prowler shifter so that is a dead issue at this time.
  4. Yeah, That was back in the day. Thanks for the info. I had a ton of old Hot VW mag's from the 70 and 80's. I think my first Ex built a fire with them... lol I think this car was built for someone that was like 5 and a half foot tall. I had to move the pedals forward and just miss the pitman arm with the master fittings. And the cage is short to. That's going to get raised also.
  5. That's probably true. My brother had a 2 and it was a long cage. To bad prowlers went out of business. I haven't been able to find any info on any of them. Most of the III pics I see are still long and most of the IV have a whale tail. Who knows..
  6. This is what I started with. Taking it apart and the motor going in...
  7. I got a pretty good deal on a Sand Sprite IV buggy with body panels for Christmas. I have been working on it for the last 5 months trying to get it ready for this summer. So Far I have replaced everything... It had been sitting for best I can tell about 15 years. Built a new motor, 2332, with parts from CB. Added an oil cooler with fan and dry sump tank. Replaced all the wiring, it had THHN wire and Romex in it. New seats, switches and gauges. Replaced all the hydraulics for brakes and clutch including lines. Ended up replacing the hydraulic throttle with a control cable. Also change the drum
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