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by McCall Pinz
Wed May 04, 2016 6:49 pm
Forum: Owner builds, customizations & accessories
Topic: M Vier Sechzehn- US m416 trailer with a Swiss accent
Replies: 16
Views: 3788
Switzerland

Re: M Vier Sechzehn- US m416 trailer with a Swiss accent

I had to wait a few weeks for an opening at my friend's CNC mill. He makes unique frontends/handguards for AR's and is really swamped, but he took the time to make some custom wheel adapters from my CAD file. After tapping the holes and loctite-ing the correct studs, they turned out perfectly. Here'...
by McCall Pinz
Wed May 04, 2016 6:25 pm
Forum: Owner builds, customizations & accessories
Topic: M Vier Sechzehn- US m416 trailer with a Swiss accent
Replies: 16
Views: 3788
Switzerland

Re: M Vier Sechzehn- US m416 trailer with a Swiss accent

In early March I had a construction project underway and needed to put the trailer to use so that forced me to put the fenders on, wire up the tail lights, and get it generally road-worthy.
by McCall Pinz
Wed May 04, 2016 5:36 pm
Forum: Owner builds, customizations & accessories
Topic: M Vier Sechzehn- US m416 trailer with a Swiss accent
Replies: 16
Views: 3788
Switzerland

Re: M Vier Sechzehn- US m416 trailer with a Swiss accent

They pull so easy, you hardly even know they're back there. You're right, in fact I want to put a flag on it so I can tell its still there. So, then I could concentrate on the tub, but since I still wanted to load the trailer with wood and construction materials, I didn't want to spend much time or...
by McCall Pinz
Wed May 04, 2016 2:49 pm
Forum: Owner builds, customizations & accessories
Topic: M Vier Sechzehn- US m416 trailer with a Swiss accent
Replies: 16
Views: 3788
Switzerland

Re: M Vier Sechzehn- US m416 trailer with a Swiss accent

Surprisingly the bolts weren't rusted and the trailer's frame was straight and in good condition. All it needed was a good wire brushing and black spray paint. While it was apart, I had a 2" hitch welded to the frame for a bike rack or other accessories. Since the wiring harness was shot and a new N...
by McCall Pinz
Wed May 04, 2016 2:18 pm
Forum: Owner builds, customizations & accessories
Topic: M Vier Sechzehn- US m416 trailer with a Swiss accent
Replies: 16
Views: 3788
Switzerland

Re: M Vier Sechzehn- US m416 trailer with a Swiss accent

I'm going to have to post a little bit at a time although the trailer is mostly done now. I found out a little history on it. A father and son from Odessa TX came to the area every summer to work a mining claim near here and they brought the trailer and a surplus jeep with them. They probably filled...
by McCall Pinz
Wed May 04, 2016 2:14 pm
Forum: Owner builds, customizations & accessories
Topic: M Vier Sechzehn- US m416 trailer with a Swiss accent
Replies: 16
Views: 3788
Switzerland

Re: M Vier Sechzehn- US m416 trailer with a Swiss accent

This trailer was in pretty rough shape, so a true restoration wouldn't be in the cards. That was fine with me since I didn't have grand visions for the trailer. It needed to stay a multi-use, Swiss-army-knife trailer, just like the Pinzgauer. It needed to work for camping, mountain-biking, wood-cutt...
by McCall Pinz
Wed May 04, 2016 1:59 pm
Forum: Owner builds, customizations & accessories
Topic: M Vier Sechzehn- US m416 trailer with a Swiss accent
Replies: 16
Views: 3788
Switzerland

M Vier Sechzehn- US m416 trailer with a Swiss accent

The idea of an M416 trailer for the Pinz has been kicking around in my mind for a while. I was impressed with Krick3tt's M416 trailer when he came through McCall a few years ago. You've probably all seen the little trailer in his signature. I thought those trailers looked "right" with the lines of t...
by McCall Pinz
Wed Apr 20, 2016 3:15 pm
Forum: Owner builds, customizations & accessories
Topic: Floor Vent
Replies: 46
Views: 12376
Switzerland

Re: Floor Vent

Would placing a scoop on the Webesto grill port (behind driver) force enough air in to benefit circulation? Little to no modification is required. I think you'll want to test that location with a mockup to see. The scoop should probably be located in a spot that would pressurize the interior- not d...
by McCall Pinz
Sun Apr 17, 2016 11:46 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Attaching a GPS to the dash, but how?
Replies: 5
Views: 1222
Switzerland

Re: Attaching a GPS to the dash, but how?

I have a phone case and stuck on a quad lock mount using 3m vhb 2-sided tape and it is great. Let it stick together for a few days before testing the bond.
by McCall Pinz
Mon Apr 04, 2016 9:29 pm
Forum: Off-Road Events and Trail reports
Topic: Mojave
Replies: 6
Views: 1676
Switzerland

Re: Mojave

Post a gps coordinate and a date for the Treffen! Looks like fun.
by McCall Pinz
Thu Mar 31, 2016 12:31 am
Forum: Body & Interior
Topic: seat belt buckle
Replies: 3
Views: 1010
Switzerland

Re: seat belt buckle

I haven't completely confirmed this, but they look identical to the ones in my 83 VW gti.
by McCall Pinz
Thu Mar 10, 2016 9:55 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: 710 Cylinder fin rust
Replies: 2
Views: 1094
Switzerland

Re: 710 Cylinder fin rust

Pretty sure they shouldn't be painted because of the effect on cooling.

Edit- I just found this... Depending on who believe, the VW guys will use black primer.
http://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t=403858
by McCall Pinz
Thu Feb 11, 2016 4:26 pm
Forum: Owner builds, customizations & accessories
Topic: Bottle jack options?
Replies: 7
Views: 1989
Switzerland

Re: Bottle jack options?

I can't measure mine right now, but look for "pinzgauer wagenheber" images online- there were a few pictures with tape measures for scale. Unfortunately I also found where you original kit ended up- Dorotheum.com auction house in Austria- https://www.dorotheum.com/auktionen/aktuelle-auktionen/katalo...
by McCall Pinz
Sun Dec 20, 2015 11:29 pm
Forum: CLASSIFIEDS: Pinzgauers, Haflingers and Volvos For Sale. Parts and Goods too!
Topic: pinzgear.com
Replies: 3
Views: 1015
Switzerland

Re: pinzgear.com

Glasgow! How about a home exchange with Pinz included?
by McCall Pinz
Mon Dec 14, 2015 12:38 pm
Forum: CLASSIFIEDS: Pinzgauers, Haflingers and Volvos For Sale. Parts and Goods too!
Topic: pinzgear.com
Replies: 3
Views: 1015
Switzerland

pinzgear.com

my simple little website is finally a reality- www.pinzgear.com It's a spot to put the various Pinz projects and products I've been working on over the years plus show you some of the incredible backcountry places in central Idaho. I hope you guys like it. You can order the Pint glasses and my last ...