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Unread 07-20-2012, 08:05 PM   #2131
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In Moab, without my Jeep. I'll have to get some dirt under the Explorer's tires before I leave.....
Wheeling the wife's 2012 Explorer on Onion Creek Trail, in Moab....



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Unread 07-20-2012, 08:12 PM   #2132
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Wheeling the wife's 2012 Explorer on Onion Creek Trail, in Moab....
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Unread 07-21-2012, 11:34 AM   #2133
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Rokmen Mercenary bumper w/Superwinch Rokmen sliders Skidrow engine skid Rampage Top CB set up
Custom trunk Rokmen 1" Billet spacers JJ track bar Rokmen Adjustable Control Arms Currectlync Steering
Rokmen Trail Corners Metalcloak Overlines Kentrol Hood Latches JK Turn Signals Xenon 4" Flat Flares Hood Decal Duratracs
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Unread 07-21-2012, 05:33 PM   #2134
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Wheeling the wife's 2012 Explorer on Onion Creek Trail, in Moab....

That is the same place I took my rental Grand Cherokee when I was working in Moab Lots of water crossings through there , and the water does have a peculiar smell . Did you go all the way back to the ranch / Rose Garden Hill entrance ?
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Unread 07-21-2012, 05:36 PM   #2135
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That is the same place I took my rental Grand Cherokee when I was working in Moab Lots of water crossings through there , and the water does have a peculiar smell . Did you go all the way back to the ranch / Rose Garden Hill entrance ?
Nope. I did last year, in the Rubi. I just gave the girls a look at the wilderness, on our way home. I need to get back out there next year...the correct way.
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Golden Spike, Gold Bar Rim, Hell's Revenge (2), Baby Lion Back, Cliff Hanger, Moab Rim, Kane Creek Canyon, Strike Ravine

Shortcuts to key points in my build: MTRk's OME 2" HD Lift Antirock Skidrow steering box & radiator skids LoD rear bumper
Rokmen Mercenary bumper w/Superwinch Rokmen sliders Skidrow engine skid Rampage Top CB set up
Custom trunk Rokmen 1" Billet spacers JJ track bar Rokmen Adjustable Control Arms Currectlync Steering
Rokmen Trail Corners Metalcloak Overlines Kentrol Hood Latches JK Turn Signals Xenon 4" Flat Flares Hood Decal Duratracs
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Unread 07-22-2012, 01:38 PM   #2136
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I'm in for that trip!
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Unread 07-22-2012, 02:03 PM   #2137
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I'm in for that trip!
We need to go in May, the weather is much nicer then. 2 days out, 5 days there, 2 days back, should do it.
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Rokmen Mercenary bumper w/Superwinch Rokmen sliders Skidrow engine skid Rampage Top CB set up
Custom trunk Rokmen 1" Billet spacers JJ track bar Rokmen Adjustable Control Arms Currectlync Steering
Rokmen Trail Corners Metalcloak Overlines Kentrol Hood Latches JK Turn Signals Xenon 4" Flat Flares Hood Decal Duratracs
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Unread 07-22-2012, 02:38 PM   #2138
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That May or May not work for me.

Jokes aside. If I am stateside I will be pulling hard to make it out there.
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Unread 07-22-2012, 04:07 PM   #2139
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We need to go in May, the weather is much nicer then. 2 days out, 5 days there, 2 days back, should do it.
I agree, early May is about the best time to visit Moab, not to many people on the trail and great wheelin weather. Both are trips to Moab were in the first week of May great weather both times, low eighties to low nineties every day. Cannot ask for better weather than that
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Unread 07-25-2012, 07:47 PM   #2140
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I took the Rubi out tonight to test out the 4wd, lockers and such, in preparation of this weekends wheeling trip....all isn't well. I have some grinding / popping coming from the front driver side wheel.....unit bearing perhaps? No matter what it is, it's probably putting a huge damper in my plans to go wheeling on Saturday.....
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Rokmen Mercenary bumper w/Superwinch Rokmen sliders Skidrow engine skid Rampage Top CB set up
Custom trunk Rokmen 1" Billet spacers JJ track bar Rokmen Adjustable Control Arms Currectlync Steering
Rokmen Trail Corners Metalcloak Overlines Kentrol Hood Latches JK Turn Signals Xenon 4" Flat Flares Hood Decal Duratracs
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Unread 07-26-2012, 12:38 PM   #2141
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I picked up a new unit bearing today, so maybe all has not been lost, but it may be the axle joints....so we'll see.
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Golden Spike, Gold Bar Rim, Hell's Revenge (2), Baby Lion Back, Cliff Hanger, Moab Rim, Kane Creek Canyon, Strike Ravine

Shortcuts to key points in my build: MTRk's OME 2" HD Lift Antirock Skidrow steering box & radiator skids LoD rear bumper
Rokmen Mercenary bumper w/Superwinch Rokmen sliders Skidrow engine skid Rampage Top CB set up
Custom trunk Rokmen 1" Billet spacers JJ track bar Rokmen Adjustable Control Arms Currectlync Steering
Rokmen Trail Corners Metalcloak Overlines Kentrol Hood Latches JK Turn Signals Xenon 4" Flat Flares Hood Decal Duratracs
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Unread 07-27-2012, 09:06 AM   #2142
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I got the jeep back. I went ahead and had the new unit bearing put in on the driver side (since I already had it, and it had to come off anyway) along with new axle joints on both sides. The bearing was actually fine and I'm keeping it as a spare. The joints were nothing but dust inside. All is good now and I'm ready to wheel tomorrow. Someday when I get around to it I'll buy a unit bearing for the other side and replace it too.
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Rokmen Mercenary bumper w/Superwinch Rokmen sliders Skidrow engine skid Rampage Top CB set up
Custom trunk Rokmen 1" Billet spacers JJ track bar Rokmen Adjustable Control Arms Currectlync Steering
Rokmen Trail Corners Metalcloak Overlines Kentrol Hood Latches JK Turn Signals Xenon 4" Flat Flares Hood Decal Duratracs
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Unread 07-27-2012, 09:33 AM   #2143
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I had a feeling it was those pesky ujoints! Bout time you got to take the Jeep out and have some fun!
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Unread 07-27-2012, 10:45 AM   #2144
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We need to go in May, the weather is much nicer then. 2 days out, 5 days there, 2 days back, should do it.
Towards the end of May I should be able to go. So Count me IN
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Unread 07-27-2012, 11:42 AM   #2145
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Good to see you got it fixed, and better to see you're wheeling tomorrow!!
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