post #331 of Old 08-21-2013, 08:03 PM Thread Starter
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Goodies arrived!






........and a picture of my new puppy.



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post #332 of Old 08-22-2013, 07:41 PM Thread Starter
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Looks like my son is over 3ft tall.
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post #333 of Old 08-22-2013, 07:46 PM
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Looks like my son is over 3ft tall.
Those are going to look great on there.
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post #334 of Old 08-22-2013, 07:53 PM Thread Starter
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Those are going to look great on there.
I hope so. Did you get your boxes today?

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post #335 of Old 08-22-2013, 08:28 PM
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post #336 of Old 08-23-2013, 06:33 AM
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Cute pup....and those are damn good looking tires.

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post #337 of Old 08-23-2013, 01:55 PM Thread Starter
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Cute pup....and those are damn good looking tires.
Thanks. So far she has a great temperament.

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post #338 of Old 08-23-2013, 04:38 PM
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Really awesome looking Jeep. I loved it when it was the Flop but I like the gunmetal even more

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post #339 of Old 08-25-2013, 03:42 PM Thread Starter
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101 degrees here today. No work on the Jeep.

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post #340 of Old 08-26-2013, 07:15 PM
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Love the look of those tires!

Sorry if i missed it, where did you order the light bar from?

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Really awesome looking Jeep. I loved it when it was the Flop but I like the gunmetal even more
I had to do something drastic to make it my own. I hope I'm doing the original build justice and hopefully bringing it to the next level. I love this Jeep and I haven't even got to drive it yet.

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Love the look of those tires!

Sorry if i missed it, where did you order the light bar from?
It is a 20" Cree I got off of Ebay. The winshield lights I have are also Cree. They are great quality and are very bright. I cant justify Vision-X or Ridged price points. I seem to be getting allot of flack about choosing Nitto. I don't get it. They look good, they perform great, the balance with almost no wieght, the are quit for a mud tire on the road, they have great road manners, they have a thick sidewall, and they were cheaper than the Goodyears. The only negative that I see is they are a little heavy.

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It is a 20" Cree I got off of Ebay. The winshield lights I have are also Cree. They are great quality and are very bright. I cant justify Vision-X or Ridged price points. I seem to be getting allot of flack about choosing Nitto. I don't get it. They look good, they perform great, the balance with almost no wieght, the are quit for a mud tire on the road, they have great road manners, they have a thick sidewall, and they were cheaper than the Goodyears. The only negative that I see is they are a little heavy.
Ignore the "flack". I would take heavier (hopefully more durable) over the Goodyears. I've seen way too many flats with MTR/Ks in groups I've wheeled with and racing to even consider them anymore. I really like the K-spec version of these Nittos with the larger side wall lugs, I'm not sure how available they are to the public in a 37 because I don't really see them other than a 40s on the ultra 4s and everything Offroad Evolution makes. I'm also guessing they wouldn't allow them in the mod class but I would run them if I could. I'm thinking Nittos or Toyos when I get rid of the old style MTRs I have now.

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post #343 of Old 08-26-2013, 09:58 PM
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Ignore the "flack". I would take heavier (hopefully more durable) over the Goodyears. I've seen way too many flats with MTR/Ks in groups I've wheeled with and racing to even consider them anymore. I really like the K-spec version of these Nittos with the larger side wall lugs, I'm not sure how available they are to the public in a 37 because I don't really see them other than a 40s on the ultra 4s and everything Offroad Evolution makes. I'm also guessing they wouldn't allow them in the mod class but I would run them if I could. I'm thinking Nittos or Toyos when I get rid of the old style MTRs I have now.
Bunch of 37 nitto's out here. Not sure if they are K spec or not but they seem to hold up on the big boy trails well. At least better than MTRk's. Great looking tire and all the guys I know with them like em. My toyos sure do wear well and have been solid.

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I was bummed when you said MUD grapplers. I personally think those are the ugliest tires

But since you actually got the trail grapplers. I think they will look sweet on your jeep. Idk anyone with them. But they look like a good tire and I know there are quite a few running them in ultra 4.

Will be a good test

I'm still a diehard MTR/K guy though


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post #345 of Old 08-27-2013, 06:12 AM
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I'm still a diehard MTR/K guy though
Me too, but I have seen the nittos workout in mud and there is no comparison. I don't know about rocks or other stuff.

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