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Winch Bumper Specs For WD21 Nissan Pathfinder

Winch Bumper Specs For WD21 Nissan Pathfinder

Winch Bumper Specs from the Pathmaker Rig

I’m not going to go into a step by step on how to build a bumper for your WD21 Nissan Pathfinder. There are many better fabricators out there that can teach you how to cut and weld metal much better than I will ever be able to, so I’d recommend learning from them! What I can share with you is the measurements from the front winch bumper on the Pathmaker Rig, which should help you design and fabricate your own bumper. Continue reading →

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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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Dana 60 Knuckle Gusset Install – Pathmaker Speed Shop

Dana 60 Knuckle Gusset Install – Pathmaker Speed Shop

Dana 60 Kingpin Knuckle Gusset Weld On Kit

After snapping my knuckle in half during my last wheeling trip. Getting a spare one brought out to me by my buddy Jon and limping my rig home. Back in the shop I pulled the front axle apart and noticed that of course the drivers side knuckle had some huge cracks in it. Looks like I was very close to breaking a second time on one trip!  Continue reading →

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Windshield Install – Pathmaker Speed Shop

Windshield Install – Pathmaker Speed Shop

Nissan Pathmaker Windshield Install

It was finally time to get around to installing the windshield that I pulled out of the Project Cheapfinder in a previous BLOG POST and toss it into the Pathmaker rig. Never having done it before this was going to be an interesting learning experience for me. My good friend Rich owns a glass shop in Kamloops BC Family Glass and he gave me a few pointers on what I should do. Of course I completely forgot everything he said right away so any screw ups are definitely my fault! Continue reading →

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Plowfinder Project – Pathmaker Speed Shop

Plowfinder Project – Pathmaker Speed Shop

Mounting a snowplow on my rock crawler!

Living up on the mountain and snow is now a part of my life for months of the year. Last year I was not prepared so this year I decided to build a snow plow for my rock crawler, the Pathmaker Rig. Using a rusty old hitch and some welding wire I fabbed up an 84″ K2 Avalanche snowplow for my rig and even got a chance to test it out!

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Ford Taurus E-Fan Install – Pathmaker Speed Shop

Ford Taurus E-Fan Install – Pathmaker Speed Shop

Two Speed Ford Taurus Electric Fan Upgrade

With my knuckles back on the Pathmaker Rig it was time to shift from “need to” projects to a few “want to” projects. The PSC Full Hydro steering on my rig has been working great for me, except that my pump likes to get nice and hot and whine after some hard use.

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New Trails at Pathmaker Heights Round 2

New Trails at Pathmaker Heights Round 2

With the rain pouring down and all the boys busy I hopped into the Pathmaker rig with Mrs. Pathmaker and we headed to the Heights to cut some more new trails on the property. With the plan for a casual day of wheeling quickly going sideways it turned into the usual sort of show, some winching, some redline and a lot of fun out in the yard!

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