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Unread 08-23-2012, 09:18 PM   #241
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Welp got f****d on the plasma cutter. 300$ lesson learned.
In other news I worked 12hrs yesterday then worked 4.5 in the shop on my pass side taillight box. Both are painted and ready to go on though.
Should have them fully installed and wired up tonight.
I would have probably beat him to death with the torch. But maybe its rebuildable.

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Unread 08-26-2012, 08:29 PM   #242
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Bought a tow pig

Specs:91 5.9 non-ic Cummins turbo diesel, 3200 gov spring, rebuilt pump with a little smoke screw turn, pyro, boost and tac gauges, trailer brake and rust. In this picture we hooked it up to the heaviest trailer we had. It Weighs in at 11, 000 lbs. Towed it just fine. Looking forward to miobi wheeling trip this weekend.
Any ideas on some upgrades for this bad boy?
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[QUOTE=Driver831;13076990]Say what you want, a Dana 30 held up 53"s for a good while[/QUOTE]

My 3" to 4.5" to full width build-> [url]http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f177/brookhart63-build-thread-1224726/[/url]
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Unread 08-26-2012, 09:38 PM   #243
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Fix the rust! Seriously though, I dig it. Gotta love 1st gens....
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Unread 08-28-2012, 08:45 AM   #244
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Floor pan, drivers side rocker and drivers fender are all getting new replacements. Since the jeep is now a trail rig I might just run the axles as is until I get the coin for upgrades. Just getting ring and pinion f/r for now.
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[QUOTE=Driver831;13076990]Say what you want, a Dana 30 held up 53"s for a good while[/QUOTE]

My 3" to 4.5" to full width build-> [url]http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f177/brookhart63-build-thread-1224726/[/url]
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Unread 08-28-2012, 03:46 PM   #245
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Sweet! Rock them stock axles til they explode.
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Unread 08-29-2012, 06:58 AM   #246
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Made a 2 hour trip last night with roughly 8, 000 lbs. Girlfriends fuel pump went out. Truck did awesome.
Boss gave me a 2 raises yesterday so that's a plus. I spend most of my working days 120ft+ up. Like this
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[QUOTE=Driver831;13076990]Say what you want, a Dana 30 held up 53"s for a good while[/QUOTE]

My 3" to 4.5" to full width build-> [url]http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f177/brookhart63-build-thread-1224726/[/url]
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Unread 09-04-2012, 09:32 AM   #247
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[QUOTE=Driver831;13076990]Say what you want, a Dana 30 held up 53"s for a good while[/QUOTE]

My 3" to 4.5" to full width build-> [url]http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f177/brookhart63-build-thread-1224726/[/url]
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Unread 09-04-2012, 05:29 PM   #248
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Oh and my t case is junk now. She is done wheeling for the year. Guess now I gotta start on the fullwidths
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[QUOTE=Driver831;13076990]Say what you want, a Dana 30 held up 53"s for a good while[/QUOTE]

My 3" to 4.5" to full width build-> [url]http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f177/brookhart63-build-thread-1224726/[/url]
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Unread 09-04-2012, 05:49 PM   #249
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what tcase are you gonna replace it with?
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Unread 09-04-2012, 05:56 PM   #250
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Np 231hd c hybrid. Should be enough
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[QUOTE=Driver831;13076990]Say what you want, a Dana 30 held up 53"s for a good while[/QUOTE]

My 3" to 4.5" to full width build-> [url]http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f177/brookhart63-build-thread-1224726/[/url]
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Unread 09-04-2012, 06:23 PM   #251
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Oh and my t case is junk now. She is done wheeling for the year. Guess now I gotta start on the fullwidths
Seems to be a common trend with 242s recently.
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Unread 09-04-2012, 06:45 PM   #252
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Seems to be a common trend with 242s recently.
It lasted a couple hard wheeling trips so I cannot complain. Just sucks that I missed out on a whole day of wheeling
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Unread 09-04-2012, 07:03 PM   #253
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How did you destroy a 242? I broke chunks off of the one in my old ZJ and it never leaked or gave me a problem. Why not go to a D300?
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Unread 09-04-2012, 08:00 PM   #254
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If you busted a 242 you wouldve busted a 231. They're more or less the same strength
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Unread 09-04-2012, 08:15 PM   #255
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If you busted a 242 you wouldve busted a 231. They're more or less the same strength
That's why I'm building a hd 231. Wider chain, 6 planetary gears and a big shaft. Not real familiar with the 300.
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