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Unread 01-20-2014, 05:48 PM   #3421
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Just pull on the wires they unplug from the buttons.
They wouldn't just unplug, with a simple pull and the wires won't feed through the gate, as the grommet is holding them pretty darn good.

I may just ditch it, or find someone to do the welding without removing the carrier.

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Unread 01-26-2014, 11:35 AM   #3422
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Went out and busted some snow drifts this morning..... its as close to wheeling as I can get right now.
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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 01-26-2014, 03:17 PM   #3423
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Went out and busted some snow drifts this morning..... its as close to wheeling as I can get right now.
You and me both.
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Unread 01-27-2014, 05:36 PM   #3424
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We had some major winds last night, which closed some of the main roads today, for many hours. By the time I got off work and was able to go drive around in the Jeep, things weren't really all that bad.


This is Hwy 251, which is our main 2-lane to Rockford.

The drifts were all the way across the road, prior to bringing out the giant snowblower. There were lots and lots of vehicles that had to be towed out too.


This is a country road that runs parallel to Hwy 251.


Just to give you some perspective as to how tall the drifts were, prior to the plows.

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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 01-27-2014, 06:05 PM   #3425
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That is too much snow , theres no way I want to live up there .
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Unread 01-27-2014, 06:14 PM   #3426
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That is too much snow , theres no way I want to live up there .
It's not really all that much, its just all blown onto the roads.
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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 01-27-2014, 06:43 PM   #3427
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No, that REALLY is a lot. You are used to it. Either way, I would like to wheel in it.
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Unread 01-27-2014, 06:46 PM   #3428
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No, that REALLY is a lot. You are used to it. Either way, I would like to wheel in it.
I'm ready for more. I'd like a good old snow storm, with 8-12 inches of it, in about an 8 hour period.
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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 01-27-2014, 07:07 PM   #3429
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I'm ready for more. I'd like a good old snow storm, with 8-12 inches of it, in about an 8 hour period.
Frostbite has set in already ?
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Unread 01-28-2014, 01:19 AM   #3430
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I was driving from Nashville to west Lafayette last night to drop my girlfriend off and was in a Chevy spark rental car (jeep would have cost a ton in gas) and on the way there no snow on the way back traffic was going 35 to 45 till past Indy.
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Unread 01-28-2014, 07:06 AM   #3431
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-13.....plugged the block heater in this morning.
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Rokmen Mercenary bumper w/Superwinch Rokmen sliders Skidrow engine skid Rampage Top CB set up
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Rokmen Trail Corners Metalcloak Overlines Kentrol Hood Latches JK Turn Signals Xenon 4" Flat Flares Hood Decal Duratracs
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Unread 02-01-2014, 04:23 PM   #3432
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More snow over night last night, which meant more shoveling and snow blowing this morning.

The wife and I took the Jeep to Rockford to catch "Lone Survivor" this afternoon. The roads were snow covered, the wind was blowing and it was even snowing a bit....that's right it was fun as hell.
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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

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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 02-01-2014, 07:38 PM   #3433
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We just got 10" of snow here....I...h.a.t.e snow! with a passion. We neeeever get snow. When you said it was the closest you get to wheeling, I cracked up. I had fun driving in ours too but thank goodness it wasn't anything like what you got.
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Unread 02-01-2014, 08:32 PM   #3434
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We just got 10" of snow here....I...h.a.t.e snow! with a passion. We neeeever get snow. When you said it was the closest you get to wheeling, I cracked up. I had fun driving in ours too but thank goodness it wasn't anything like what you got.
10 inches? Really? Cause I'd love a snowfall like that. We got about four more last night, they were predicting more.
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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 02-02-2014, 03:52 PM   #3435
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I removed my stock tire carrier today, it's been cracking under the weight of the spare, in fact it looks as if the spare took a hit on a rock somewhere and actually bent the bracket the tire hangs on.



It looks pretty good like this, but it can't stay this way, I have to have my spare and I can't leave it inside the Jeep....I have kids you know.

And here is a shot of the Jeep from today:

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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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