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post #181 of 201 Old 08-21-2013, 08:06 PM
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Wow... I specifically came on here today to ask him a question, because I started working on my ZJ again... Finally finished my Explorer... and I come back to this...


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post #182 of 201 Old 08-22-2013, 08:00 PM
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Ratmonkey's knowledge lives on. He answered just about every question you could ask about a ZJ. I use the custom google search with ratmonkey in the search terms. i miss ol rat.
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post #183 of 201 Old 08-25-2013, 09:48 PM
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hard to believe its been 3 months already. RIP

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R.I.P. Ratmonkey
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post #184 of 201 Old 08-29-2013, 09:30 AM
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In Tyler's memory

I am Tyler's mother, Kim. I want to thank everyone for their support and good wishes for Tyler in his eternal rest. It's amazing that he touched so many people in his drive for excellence and creativity.

From the time that your kids start driving, you hope you never get that call in the middle of the night, but it happens. The fear never rests.

The worst thing in life happened to Tyler, and it is my hope that everyone who knew him remembers the wonderful man that he was. I miss him so much. Thank you for your understanding.
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post #185 of 201 Old 08-29-2013, 06:14 PM
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Kim, Thanks for dropping in and welcome to the forum.

I think I can speak for a lot of people in saying that Tyler was and still is the most respected mechanic on this forum. His brand of advise was to the point and accurate and he didnt put up with a lot of crap. One of the funniest things i have seen on here was when he kept deleting a guys posts because he was acting disrespectful to him and other forum members. He literally followed him around and deleted everything he spewed out.

I was a Ratmonkey fan from then on.

We miss him too

Best regards
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post #186 of 201 Old 08-29-2013, 07:30 PM
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Thank you Kim for stopping in and seeing the well wishes here for your son. A lot of us had hoped you and other family members would get to see the things said about him here and are glad to see you have!

Best regards and
Welcome to the forum.

96 ZJ sittin up 6" on 35's with 4:56's and a 12k winch. Cuz...why the hell not!?
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post #187 of 201 Old 08-30-2013, 05:59 AM
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kim,
it's so nice to see you here on the forum. i'm sure you know tyler spent a lot of time here on the forum, too much sometimes i think. from time to time i catch myself going back and visiting his build thread just to read his words. it's just about the only way i have to feel his presence. i can't wait to get to work on his jeep, hopefully next spring, it would be nice if we could work something out as to where you could be involved in the project. i know the forum would love to see his worked finished. magnetman from magnet paints has already said that he will be on board to help where he can with the products he has available to him. your input and possibly a little photography of his zj's progress would mean worlds to me and many others here on the forum.

Ratmonkey donation page. all proceeds will go to his family.
http://www.youcaring.com/memorial-fu..._source=widget


it's not much to look at... but it's mine.
5.2lswap, metalcloaks, bedliner, tucked belly, d60's, soon to be nv4500 and d300.
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/m...r-junk-990191/
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post #188 of 201 Old 08-30-2013, 06:01 AM
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on another note...
the decals are nearing a completed state. there has been some interest from a professional graphic designer to help with a secondary design or whatever else he may be able to do.

Ratmonkey donation page. all proceeds will go to his family.
http://www.youcaring.com/memorial-fu..._source=widget


it's not much to look at... but it's mine.
5.2lswap, metalcloaks, bedliner, tucked belly, d60's, soon to be nv4500 and d300.
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/m...r-junk-990191/
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post #189 of 201 Old 09-07-2013, 08:42 PM
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I am new to those section of the forum, and it humbles me on such kind words said about a single individual that most don't even know. With this said, I love a link to his build thread!
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post #190 of 201 Old 09-25-2013, 08:27 AM
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I heard of Ratmonkey's passing just today. What happened?

'96 ZJ, 4.0L, 42RE, NP242, stock D30 and D35-LS w/ 3.73, 4-1/2" lift, 32" BFG ATs, Magnaflow, JKS track bars and disconnects, spare tire carrier, Optima red top, ROLA roof rack, KC SlimLite driving lights, CB and Yaesu ham radios, GPS
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post #191 of 201 Old 09-25-2013, 08:37 AM
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After further searching I see he was in a car accident. This is so sad. He had so much knowledge and was eager to share.

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post #192 of 201 Old 09-26-2013, 05:11 AM
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Very sorry to read this. He was always great help.
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post #193 of 201 Old 12-08-2013, 11:59 AM
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Just wanted to add a video that I took myself. I had the pleasure of meeting Tyler on the first outing I went to with our group (Erie Jeep People) He's not much different in person then on the forum, great to have a conversation with and full of knowledge.







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post #194 of 201 Old 12-11-2013, 06:01 PM
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Jason, thank you for posting the video and photos of Tyler. I played the video over and over. It felt sad to hear his voice and see him, and I miss him terribly.
Kim, Tyler's mother.
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post #195 of 201 Old 03-08-2014, 11:45 PM
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I know its been months since anyone has posted in the thread but rm helped me with my zj and still does through his posts to others.
I am more than intersted in a tshirt and decal and is it ok to still donate to the you caring link?
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