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Nissan Pathmaker One Ton SAS Build Walk Around

Nissan Pathmaker One Ton SAS Build Walk Around

Nissan Pathmaker One Ton SAS Build Walk Around

I had the Nissan Pathmaker out at the Frogstompers Funday Toydrive and decided I should do an updated walkaround to go over where my rig sits now.  Since my last blog post and first shakedown run which took place in 2012. Continue reading →

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New Trails at Pathmaker Heights!

New Trails at Pathmaker Heights!

We’ve been cutting new trails in the yard at Pathmaker Heights and it was time to share with the boys and have them out for a day of rock crawling. Continue reading →

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Trailer Box Build – Pathmaker Speed Shop

Trailer Box Build – Pathmaker Speed Shop

Never Ending Trailer Project

The list of things keeps getting smaller on the trailer repair list and a new axle has been ordered to replace the bent old one that was taking out my tires. I cut off the old U-bolts, because you don’t reuse U-bolts, and dragged the axle out from under the trailer. Continue reading →

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Trailer Pipe Fender Scabrication – Pathmaker Speed Shop

Trailer Pipe Fender Scabrication – Pathmaker Speed Shop

Custom Trailer Pipe Fenders

My rusty old fenders decided that they had had enough, finally crumpling, pushing into the sidewalls of two of my brand new trailer tires, (literally first tow) which in turn destroyed the sidewalls of the tires and prompted a trailer fender rebuild. 

My rig is fat, real fat. It doesn’t fit between the wheel wells of my trailer. Which means that every time I load my rig I have to drive one tire up and over the fenders. I get to choose the side but I’ve got to pick one. Over the years that has crushed my rusty old fenders. So it was time to cut the old fenders off, grab a few sticks of pipe and bend up a few bars. Then I can drive over the bars which will take the weight a lot better, plus if I’m smart I’ll be able to reuse the old steel from the old fenders because I’m cheap and buying new metal is expensive! Continue reading →

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Project CheapFinder Part 4 – Trail Prep

Project CheapFinder Part 4 – Trail Prep

Project CheapFinder Trail Prep

Since it is winter in Canada (who am I kidding, I live in Canada-Lite….the West Coast) it has been pretty crappy weather for the past few weeks since I picked up the Project Cheapfinder. Continue reading →

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Project CheapFinder Part 3

Project CheapFinder Part 3

Project CheapFinder Part 3 – $300 Beauty!

After a couple trips out shopping for Pathy’s I finally struck gold. A buddy of mine sent me a fresh facebook link of a black 1994 3L XE Pathy with a 5spd, for $300! Continue reading →

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Project CheapFinder Part 2

Project CheapFinder Part 2

Project CheapFinder Shopping Part 2 – The Mold Machine!

So after a bust on our first shopping trip it was time to hop back in the truck and go out to look at a few more potential Project CheapFinder candidates. I burned up to Daves house and Continue reading →

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Project CheapFinder Part 1

Project CheapFinder Part 1

Project CheapFinder Part 1

 

With a request from Mrs.Pathmaker for a new windshield in the rig I’ve decided that its time to pick up the cheapest Pathfinder possible to pull the glass and then have some fun in the woods Continue reading →

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