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Unread 05-25-2013, 03:53 PM   #436
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How are the Asians treating you?

Sent from go home iPhone your drunk.

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D44 & 8.25 4.56s and 34s.
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Unread 05-26-2013, 06:57 PM   #437
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How are the Asians treating you?

Sent from go home iPhone your drunk.
WTF is "the Asians"? Haha
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Unread 05-26-2013, 08:33 PM   #438
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WTF is "the Asians"? Haha
The hankooks

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Unread 05-27-2013, 09:52 AM   #439
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The hankooks

Sent from go home iPhone your drunk.

more specifically "the KOREANS"
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Unread 05-27-2013, 10:13 AM   #440
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Lol gotcha. Theyve been amazing, aired down to around 15psi all weekend, they just grabbed everything. Sidewall seems tough too, I got in an awkward squeeze coming down off a big rock where I was needing to hang right. Ended up putting a lot of pressure on the sidewall from a pointed rock and all was well.

I do need:
1:lockers
2:more protection/armor.

Lockers for obvious reasons. Protection because I had to be careful not to slam my rockers and to miss trees on the side. I just ran into **** all weekend with the front but had to watch backing up.

Looking like LCA skids, diff cover, and tie rod need upgrading. All took a beating and a half, luckily my tie rods still straight for now.
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Unread 05-27-2013, 10:16 AM   #441
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nice! Hankooks are great tire.. I have some summer street tires on my Nissan that are Hankooks and they are the best ive tried so far honestly. I love em never tried the MT or AT though..
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Unread 05-27-2013, 09:06 PM   #442
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Unread 05-30-2013, 07:04 PM   #443
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Finally uploaded pics off the camera.









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Unread 05-30-2013, 07:10 PM   #444
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Lil carnage when my buddies studs snapped off his trail rig XJ.


This lil incident took two hours of hammers swinging, winching, and hi-lift falling out haha.
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Unread 05-30-2013, 07:18 PM   #445
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Unread 05-30-2013, 08:09 PM   #446
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Good stuff!!
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Unread 05-31-2013, 10:18 AM   #447
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Good stuff!!
Thanks man, it was a nice trip and a good test of the XJ all around. I drove it about 40 miles down there Saturday morning, wheeled all day, took it into town that night for supper/parts for my buddy, slept in it, wheeled Sunday and drove it back on the parkway with nothing but a knee on the wheel. Really impressed with how it performed. Theres improvements to be made but all in all it did really well.

Out sleeping quarters. Rained that night too so I was happy to be cozy inside.


Crusing back mostly unscathed:
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Unread 06-03-2013, 05:57 AM   #448
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Tinted my front windows last night to match the factory rear tint. Came out well.
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Unread 06-04-2013, 04:26 AM   #449
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What % is that?
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Unread 06-04-2013, 06:19 AM   #450
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What % is that?
20%

Turned out good
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