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Unread 02-26-2013, 06:36 PM   #2566
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Why not get a set of 33" Falkens? I paid 700 for 4

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Unread 02-26-2013, 06:39 PM   #2567
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Why not get a set of 33" Falkens? I paid 700 for 4
I've thought about them. Looks wise, I tend to lean towards the Duratracs.
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Unread 02-26-2013, 06:43 PM   #2568
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I've thought about them. Looks wise, I tend to lean towards the Duratracs.
What about performance and cost wise?
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Unread 02-26-2013, 06:46 PM   #2569
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What about performance and cost wise?
I'm searching them a bit now. I've thought about them, since hearing about them running KOH. I still don't know how they'd handle the muddy trails I'm on, more times than not.
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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
Derale Tranny Cooler DieHard Factor 55 Thimble Ten Factory Front Chromo Shafts

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Unread 02-26-2013, 07:46 PM   #2570
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Look into cooper stts. Heard great things.
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Unread 02-27-2013, 09:03 PM   #2571
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As of today I get to spend 6-grand on a new furnace/central air......woo-hoo!

This could have an impact on my planned Moab trip, as well as getting new tires. Hopefully my lottery numbers come up tonight.
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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
Derale Tranny Cooler DieHard Factor 55 Thimble Ten Factory Front Chromo Shafts

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Unread 02-27-2013, 09:26 PM   #2572
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Ouch. Our furnace is 20-30 years old so I hear ya. Needs replacing. I keep the heat at 60 and the air at 78. But we need all new ductwork and insulation too. no more tile jobs? Take a trip this side of the country. North Carolina mountains are sweet and the wheeling is nice. Uwharrie and gulches are good places too.
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Unread 02-28-2013, 06:02 AM   #2573
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no more tile jobs?
Tile jobs are Sgt.Fuzz's thing, the other cop.

This years wheeling may be limited to The Cliffs (an hour away) with wore out 32" MTR's. (I hope not though) I still don't have a price for the furnace, and it wasn't working again this morning. I got it back on, but it needs to go, asap.
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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
Derale Tranny Cooler DieHard Factor 55 Thimble Ten Factory Front Chromo Shafts

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Unread 02-28-2013, 07:53 AM   #2574
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Screw the furnance. Buy a ceremic type heater. Thats what we use. Just gotta use some more blankets. My bad about confusing yall.
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Unread 02-28-2013, 08:07 AM   #2575
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The furnace might have killed moab....didnt see that coming...
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Unread 02-28-2013, 08:36 AM   #2576
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The furnace might have killed moab....didnt see that coming...
I'd have been better off with it catching on fire.
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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
Derale Tranny Cooler DieHard Factor 55 Thimble Ten Factory Front Chromo Shafts

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Unread 02-28-2013, 04:46 PM   #2577
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That's cold....lol, then again the insurance would have covered new tires, lol.
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Unread 02-28-2013, 05:27 PM   #2578
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That's cold....lol, then again the insurance would have covered new tires, lol.
That's what I'm saying, a fire would have been better. My deductible is much lower than the $5200 the new furnace/central air is costing me.
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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
Derale Tranny Cooler DieHard Factor 55 Thimble Ten Factory Front Chromo Shafts

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Unread 03-01-2013, 07:22 AM   #2579
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I've been doing a lot of reading about tires, which ones, which size. I'm set on Duratracs, but I'm still torn between 265/75R16 (my current size) and 285/75R16. While the bigger tires would be nice, I'm not sure I'd like the added power loss. The 265's are cheaper too, and with my furnace-a/c issue, cheaper may win. The 265's don't suck a lot of power, but it was real noticeable in the mountains when came back from Moab (the west to east run is a steeper climb than the east to west run). I'm not sure I could even go 40 mph if I had 33's, 4.10's and the 42RLE, going up the mountains.
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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
Derale Tranny Cooler DieHard Factor 55 Thimble Ten Factory Front Chromo Shafts

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Unread 03-01-2013, 10:08 AM   #2580
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Them there wheel wells need fill'n!
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