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Nitro Gear and Axle tube chassis buggy

A few years ago Jeremy from Nitro Gear and Axle decided that he wanted a purpose built tube chassis rig to explore some of the more difficult trails around the country. He started talking with some builders and ended up with a DC Custom Fabrication chassis:

















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Custom 2 Piece Front Driveshaft with Stainless Steel Trophy Truck Carrier Bearing:




All aluminum 6.0L Gen IV Motor with Kevco Oil Pan:




Spidertrax Spider 9 Housing, Knuckles, & Wilwood Brakes, using 3.5" Tubes:




Getting the winch installed:





PSC steering:




Getting the dash put together:






Using a narrowed JK fiberglass front clip:



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Bad ass! I cant wait to see this come together!


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Bad ass! I cant wait to see this come together!
Let me save you the suspense:
http://www.fourwheeler.com/features/...015-sema-show/


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post #5 of 12 Old 11-11-2015, 05:52 PM Thread Starter
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Seats placed:




Custom DC fuel tank mount:




Magnaflow stainless steel exhaust and some tiny Odyssey batteries tucked in the skid:






With the Radflo 2.0 coilovers installed:




Tramp stamp built:




Nitro Aluminum Dash Powdercoated with Racepak, Stainless Steel Marine Clarion Head Unit, & Heater Ducts:




Winters reverse pattern shifter:




Stuffing everything into the engine bay:




Skinned:

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post #6 of 12 Old 11-14-2015, 03:05 PM Thread Starter
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More photos of it as it came together:












Custom embroidered PRP seats:




Airbrushed hood, no vinyl graphics here:




Airbrushed graphics all around:




Brandon and Christopher from DC Custom Fab:




With the powdercoated Trail Ready wheels:

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A few more of the graphics, all of it was done with an airbrush:







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post #8 of 12 Old 11-15-2015, 11:26 PM Thread Starter
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Our buggy was awarded Jp Magazine Favorite Jeep of 2015 SEMA Show. Thanks to Jp Mag for the awesome pictures:













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post #9 of 12 Old 11-16-2015, 07:25 AM
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Saw this at SEMA. Great build. I think something very similar to this may be my next project.
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Did someone say Leap Day? If you are going to be at TDS Desert Safari this week, come stop by and say hi!

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That's a nice looking buggy.
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post #12 of 12 Old 03-10-2016, 08:26 PM Thread Starter
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Check out some of the pictures from our latest blog post about the buggy below. You can see even more photos and see the full blog post here:

Nitro Buggy Feature

Also, the Nitro Buggy is for sale, offered at $125K. Inquire at [email protected]










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