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Unread 10-20-2012, 06:24 PM   #31
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how do you like the RC stuff?

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Unread 10-20-2012, 08:48 PM   #32
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Honestly i cant say anything bad about any of it. Ill for sure buy from them in the future
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Unread 10-21-2012, 06:33 PM   #33
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That works!
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Unread 11-08-2012, 08:34 PM   #34
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well i finally got my driveshaft in. i decided i wanted to get one from tatton driveline in utah. he was great to order from and it took about a week and a half to make it and have it on my front door. havent installed it yet but i dont have to work till late tomorrow so ill get it in tomorrow morning. cant wait to test everything out saturday

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Unread 11-08-2012, 08:42 PM   #35
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So stoked to wheel with ol barney lol
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Unread 11-09-2012, 11:08 AM   #36
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yea its gonna be a hell of a time! i got to test my 4wheel drive today and everything worked out great
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Unread 11-10-2012, 11:03 AM   #37
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Hard rock son!!!
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Unread 11-11-2012, 10:18 AM   #38
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i did some really easy wheeling last night. we went out for about 8 hours last night and my jeep actually really made me proud. although it was very easy wheeling, my xj was the only vehicle that diddnt either get stuck or beak down. my little xj just crept through everything and it got alot of compliments last night, so i am very happy with the outcome.
now since i got to do some riding last night i now know what i need to do to my xj. my front suspension did great. great articulation, and really just ate every bump. rear, not so much. i definetly need to get some relocation brackets back there so i can get some movement back there. i want to switch my RC disconects to some jks, the RC ones suck and im over it. also i would like to upgrade my steering at some point. not that i had problems with my steering, but i would like something more tighter and HD just for piece of mind. so these things will get done soon enough im also going to try and squeeze some bumpers in there while im at it so im hopefull this build will get moving now that the 4x4 is done and i can wheel and figure out what i need.
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Unread 11-11-2012, 04:53 PM   #39
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Now you know why i want steering lol
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Unread 11-11-2012, 07:56 PM   #40
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Yea i noticed some slop coming and going to river ranch and i had to cross a few spots where i was cringing hoping my tie rod or differential wouldnt hit
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Unread 11-11-2012, 08:33 PM   #41
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I have some play in mine, gonna get my locker this week for the 30 then steering maybe in dec.
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Unread 11-22-2012, 06:30 PM   #42
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How big was the stratch on the crank? Was it a little surface scratch? Or would your finger nail get caught on it when you run it across? I was told by a bearing manufactuer, that if your finger nail catches on the scratch, its shot. If it doesnt, its going to be OK.
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Unread 11-22-2012, 10:07 PM   #43
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i was able to put a pretty good scratch in it. i never tried to scratch it but im certain my nail would have caught on it. its amazing that a little scratch like that will cause oil to pump out out of the back of your motor like that
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Unread 11-23-2012, 03:54 PM   #44
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Well i wanted to do something to the jeep today but money has been tight. So i trimmed my front fenders a little more and cut a little off my bumper

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A little better approach angle until i get my new front bumper
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Unread 11-23-2012, 03:58 PM   #45
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and i really need to buy a new camera.
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