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post #316 of 717 Old 11-14-2013, 02:07 PM
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Sign of a good trip.

Needs to be straightened just a bit.

More pictures later.
thats badass


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post #317 of 717 Old 11-14-2013, 08:33 PM
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Haha yup.. The license plate on the Rokmen bumpers are bound to get torn up!
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post #318 of 717 Old 11-15-2013, 10:28 AM Thread Starter
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Some of the pictures.

Still trying to find some from shoot the moon from below.
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post #319 of 717 Old 11-18-2013, 02:41 PM Thread Starter
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A+ for Tom Woods.
Got the replacement new driveshaft in the mail on Friday. No time to install it till the weekend though.

Will be a good time to inspect the rest of the undercarriage from last wheeling trip.
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post #320 of 717 Old 11-18-2013, 04:06 PM
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That Rausch? If so, I need to get there sometime next year, been wanting to forever now.

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post #321 of 717 Old 11-18-2013, 04:45 PM Thread Starter
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That Rausch? If so, I need to get there sometime next year, been wanting to forever now.
Yup that's rausch. It's always a good time. Plenty for someone of all shapes and sizes.
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post #322 of 717 Old 11-20-2013, 09:32 AM Thread Starter
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Had an interesting night with the jeep.

Had death wobble

Fixed death wobble

Drove home with a trailer that was not weighted properly and had the rear of the jeep waggle all the way home.

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Trac bar bolt was loose. Need to make sure that bolt is a fine thread. I replaced it with a better fitting one and I'm not sure it's a fine thread.
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post #323 of 717 Old 11-22-2013, 04:42 PM Thread Starter
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Tom woods driveshaft #2 installed. Test drive to come tonight or tomorrow.

Need to touch up all the paint from last wheeling trip. Metalcloak zinc coating on the joint are still 100% rust free.
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post #324 of 717 Old 11-23-2013, 07:43 AM Thread Starter
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Test drive went well… except for the 180 I did in the merge lane onto a 3 lane highway. Little bit of rain on the road and a spot that is notorious for being slippery when wet and I spun out quicker than I though possible. Was the first time I've ever spun the jeep around.

the LSD in the rear probably locked up.

On the plus side there was very little traffic, nobody behind me and no damage to the jeep from hitting the curb sideways.
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post #325 of 717 Old 12-14-2013, 04:45 AM Thread Starter
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Latest trip to RC.

Turn the volume up.

Next trip to gore in feb is on the books
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post #326 of 717 Old 12-14-2013, 09:05 AM
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Watched the video this morning when I saw it posted on Facebook. Looks like I missed another great trip.

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post #327 of 717 Old 12-14-2013, 01:35 PM Thread Starter
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Watched the video this morning when I saw it posted on Facebook. Looks like I missed another great trip.
Next trip is feb. man type trip to Gore. Probably the second weekend.

Your always invited.
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post #328 of 717 Old 12-14-2013, 01:48 PM
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Test drive went well… except for the 180 I did in the merge lane onto a 3 lane highway. Little bit of rain on the road and a spot that is notorious for being slippery when wet and I spun out quicker than I though possible. Was the first time I've ever spun the jeep around.

the LSD in the rear probably locked up.

On the plus side there was very little traffic, nobody behind me and no damage to the jeep from hitting the curb sideways.
That's crazy. The only time I've spun my jeep around was actually in my dad's yj, on ice, & it did a real quick 180.

My km2s are getting worn & I need to replace them soon; I had the front tires straight up hydroplane the other day in some heavy rain....I've had the front & rears lose grip before, but not hydroplane like that.

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post #329 of 717 Old 01-01-2014, 04:32 PM Thread Starter
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Did a little New Years wheeling at a local spot. Brought my dad and twin brother along for their first wheeling trip.
A lot of sloppy mud and trails that are very tight, but fun (until clean up starts)
buried my jeep to the frame in mud once.
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post #330 of 717 Old 01-07-2014, 07:27 AM Thread Starter
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placed a large fire extingusher order for my club. almost $600 worth of fire extingushers, 10 extingushers in total. Got them from triangle fire company in FL. I would highly reccomend them. Jessica gave me a discount just for asking.

I picked up a 5lb Purple K and a two strap mount. Plan is to mount it in front of the drivers seat. Also picked up a regular ABC fire extingusher for the garage.
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