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Unread 06-30-2014, 10:50 AM   #31
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And because everyone likes pictures here are some pictures from bantam!





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Unread 07-01-2014, 02:01 PM   #32
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Rig looks awesome!
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Unread 07-02-2014, 10:29 AM   #33
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Rig looks awesome!
Thanks!
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Unread 07-13-2014, 01:39 PM   #34
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Well the 8.8 is in and the 4.88 gears are perfect!! So much better than the 3.07s I was running around on. The Aussie is barely noticeable unless I try to lock it up around bends so I am very pleased, I can't wait to try out the lockers and gears!
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Unread 08-12-2014, 10:05 AM   #35
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Well I spent the weekend at topless for tatas 6 at rausch creek and really put my jeep through its paces and was impressed in every way! The lockers worked flawlessly and let me go places I couldn't even have dreamed of going open. I never felt unstable and I was definitely in some off camber and steep situations. And after two days of hard wheeling the only damage was some rock rash on my wheels! And I know how much everyone like pics and footage so here you go.





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Unread 08-13-2014, 08:43 PM   #36
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MLGyjtkuND4&app=desktop

and here's a video of me on yellow jacket for the first time!
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Unread 09-11-2014, 09:19 PM   #37
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Well it does not look like anything is going to be done to the jeep for a while. I leave October 1st for Utah for a 2 year mission for my church. But I am going out again this weekend at a local place called outback offroad adventure for a BDS sponsored event so there will be some coverage of that. The only thing that may be put on the jeep before I leave is a new gas tank skid. At my Rausch Creek trip I hit it pretty hard and it was already weakened by 17 years of rust so it currently has a strap on it just in case so that my gas tank doesn't fall out
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Unread 09-11-2014, 09:23 PM   #38
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On a side note though my younger brother just joined the cult so with the purchase of his 81 cj7 laredo that now makes 3 jeeps in the family haha



And some shots of us screwing around in the yard haha

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Unread 09-11-2014, 10:06 PM   #39
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Nice cj! Your rigs been looking good, good luck in Utah
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Unread 09-14-2014, 10:14 PM   #40
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Well my last wheeling trip for a long time was a big success! Took my buddy out who had never been wheeling before and now he's hooked haha but came out pretty unscathed except for my passenger factory step which I am honestly surprised it has made it this far
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