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Unread 01-18-2013, 06:11 PM   #151
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That's awesome!! What do you think it was used for?
No idea. Check out that front axle though. Still high and looks almost like a drop case for the axles.

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Unread 01-18-2013, 06:20 PM   #152
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No idea. Check out that front axle though. Still high and looks almost like a drop case for the axles.
They are called portal axles. Many used on military stuff. But I've never seen any that tall. Except on crop sprayers.
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Unread 01-18-2013, 07:43 PM   #153
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They are called portal axles. Many used on military stuff. But I've never seen any that tall. Except on crop sprayers.
Only place I have ever seen them is on crop sprayers. I just learned something new.I personally think that the idea of it is pretty cool. Way to get more ground clearance, probably break a gear or chain before to broke an axle
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Unread 01-19-2013, 12:21 PM   #154
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Wtf? Does that thing even drive? I must see more o_______o
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Unread 01-21-2013, 06:44 PM   #155
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Only place I have ever seen them is on crop sprayers. I just learned something new.I personally think that the idea of it is pretty cool. Way to get more ground clearance, probably break a gear or chain before to broke an axle
Check out omnimog. google D60 portal axles. You can get some Bolt on's that add around 5.5"
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Unread 01-21-2013, 07:10 PM   #156
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Wtf? Does that thing even drive? I must see more o_______o
You asked, you will receive. Found this on YouTube earlier. There's another video of it too.
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Unread 01-21-2013, 11:10 PM   #157
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Portals can be fun, but pricey. Im pretty sure most come with built in gear reduction. The ones on the Mighty FC concept run $60K EACH from ChryCo.

Or you can use unimog portals:

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Unread 01-22-2013, 06:10 PM   #158
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Unread 01-23-2013, 10:15 PM   #159
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Portals can be fun, but pricey. Im pretty sure most come with built in gear reduction.

Or you can use unimog portals:

I think 6.53s are most common but yeah.
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Unread 01-25-2013, 02:29 AM   #160
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im only doing this because my rig embarrassed me on thr very beginning of the trail last weekend... after replacing numerous parts, narrowed it down to either fuel pressure regulator or fuel pump...



10-12 mile drive to the trail and it died on me about 200 yards into it... so guess what... now ladies and gentlemen... we are now going to open this up to failures on the trail as well... if the photo doesnt show the failure, or even if it is does, add a little story as to what happened.. time to expand on life's many enjoyments lol
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Unread 01-25-2013, 07:37 AM   #161
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im only doing this because my rig embarrassed me on thr very beginning of the trail last weekend... after replacing numerous parts, narrowed it down to either fuel pressure regulator or fuel pump...



10-12 mile drive to the trail and it died on me about 200 yards into it... so guess what... now ladies and gentlemen... we are now going to open this up to failures on the trail as well... if the photo doesnt show the failure, or even if it is does, add a little story as to what happened.. time to expand on life's many enjoyments lol
We should do what people do with their dogs when they do something bad. Make the Jeep hold up a sign explaining the bad deed it did. Like "im in timeout cause I blew a tranny line and left my owner stranded" haha
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Unread 01-25-2013, 10:49 AM   #162
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Portals can be fun, but pricey. Im pretty sure most come with built in gear reduction. The ones on the Mighty FC concept run $60K EACH from ChryCo.

Or you can use unimog portals:
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Unread 01-25-2013, 11:46 AM   #163
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We should do what people do with their dogs when they do something bad. Make the Jeep hold up a sign explaining the bad deed it did. Like "im in timeout cause I blew a tranny line and left my owner stranded" haha
lol it was a salvaged day in my buddies jk, but if it had been totally ruined, i prolly would have pushed it off the shore cliff lol.... but nah i love my jeep and wouldnt trade it for anything.... damn that does sound like something you would do with a dog hahaha
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Unread 01-25-2013, 03:10 PM   #164
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Unread 01-26-2013, 02:14 PM   #165
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