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Re: Polaris 6x6
« Reply #15 on: March 02, 2023, 03:41:09 PM »
little bit more progress

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Re: Polaris 6x6
« Reply #16 on: March 03, 2023, 04:13:50 PM »
Very nice  :)
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Re: Polaris 6x6
« Reply #17 on: March 03, 2023, 06:07:07 PM »
What a great project, looking good!

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Re: Polaris 6x6
« Reply #18 on: March 10, 2023, 07:35:53 PM »
new solenoid, new starter and the recoil spring back in and purring like a kitten. prepping the tray underframe and rear cage for painting next.

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Re: Polaris 6x6
« Reply #19 on: March 11, 2023, 02:49:27 PM »
ARN back on.
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Re: Polaris 6x6
« Reply #20 on: March 14, 2023, 01:32:24 PM »
with all the fairing now complete, time for the rear tray.

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Re: Polaris 6x6
« Reply #21 on: March 14, 2023, 04:48:17 PM »
Looking for some advice.
I am getting started on the rear tray section and I have the original rear tray cage which was really rusty so I cleaned it up and undercoated it, at the moment it's not permanently attached and is just resting in place. Should I paint it in desert like the front tray is or should I leave it bare matal ? It looks to me like it was never painted, I couldn't find any paint on it at all and the reference pics I have of ATV's in service all have unpainted rear cages unless someone here has a pic to show me otherwise, Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Re: Polaris 6x6
« Reply #22 on: March 20, 2023, 07:31:41 PM »
still unsure if the cage should be painted or left natural.


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Re: Polaris 6x6
« Reply #23 on: March 23, 2023, 11:10:47 AM »
The rear cage now painted.

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Re: Polaris 6x6
« Reply #24 on: March 26, 2023, 03:57:59 PM »
Another day, another step closer.

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Re: Polaris 6x6
« Reply #25 on: March 27, 2023, 02:15:35 PM »
Finally the wheels are on and for the first time in 4 months 204-208 is sitting on the ground, happy days. Now to source the parts and pouches needed for the complete loadout.

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Re: Polaris 6x6
« Reply #26 on: March 28, 2023, 12:39:56 PM »
Excellent effort - well done!


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Re: Polaris 6x6
« Reply #27 on: March 31, 2023, 11:02:50 PM »
Thanks mate, appreciate that

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Re: Polaris 6x6
« Reply #28 on: April 01, 2023, 02:06:50 AM »
Hello Scottlox and well done on your restoration !

Although I’m not into Polaris, I’m a Land Rover, International and (Suzuki DR250 fan when I can find a military one), just want to say it’s great to see some of the newer gear being collected and restored.

Also it’s great to see REMLR interest spreading into newer vehicles.

Cheers

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AKA Tankradio, Army Veteran & retired Detective, owner, 1944 GPW USMC Ambulance project, 1953 Ferret Mk1, 1954 Ferret Mk2, 1963 No1 Mk3 International GS, 1964 2A Land Rover RAEME Workshop, 1971 No1 Mk4 International GS, 1978 S3 Land Rover FFR RAAC, 1978 S3 Land Rover FFR RAE, 1988 Perentie GS Ex SAS

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Re: Polaris 6x6
« Reply #29 on: April 01, 2023, 11:47:21 AM »
Thanks Phil,
Still not finished yet but well on the way. Being an Ex Defence member, I was never interested in collecting anything Military related but for some reason I wanted to bring this back. It has been a most enjoyable experience so far. Now I feel bad for all the vehicle we used to abuse.