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Unread 07-28-2013, 02:19 PM   #1831
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Have been wanting to fix up my lil yellow Jeep for a while now.
Since the windshield is cracked and the frame is the wrong color, that was a good starting point.
Dug out my trusty bread knife and went to town, didn't even add another crack to the glass.
Took about 30-40 mins of elbow grease to get that critter cut out



On to welding some small holes in the frame shut, add bondo and then give er some pretty yeller paint
Good thing windshields are cheap, both my Jeep wanted new glasses.



Look ma no more holes





All mudded up





Time for a nap, has been a productive day

Look what happened after my nap





Now add some yeller and it's all pretty again

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Unread 07-29-2013, 10:42 PM   #1832
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Decided I needed some mountain air today, so went out to Big Bear and roamed around had a ball
Had so much fun on John Bull it's almost criminal.
Finally tried to tackle the gatekeeper all the way on the left didn't quite go as planned lol.
Oh well lil pull to the left then a quick pull to the right and all was well with the world again.
Trail is wonderfully dug out haven't had this much fun on that trail in years


John Bull 004 by aartjestaartje, on Flickr


John Bull 006 by aartjestaartje, on Flickr

Climbed the baddest obstacle on the trail all the way on the left, crawled right up and over, pretty cool


John Bull 007 by aartjestaartje, on Flickr
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Unread 07-29-2013, 10:49 PM   #1833
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Looks like fun Art, can't wait to run around up there!
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Unread 07-29-2013, 11:04 PM   #1834
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Nice, John Bull makes for a little bit of fun.

Post lots of pics of Oro Grande. I'd like to take my mallcrawler out there.
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Unread 07-30-2013, 08:31 AM   #1835
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question OP, who makes that tire carrier?
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Unread 07-30-2013, 09:11 AM   #1836
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question OP, who makes that tire carrier?
Everything on Art's big Jeep is custom made.
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Unread 07-30-2013, 09:17 AM   #1837
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damn. it looks good and it doesn't sit up too high

just look at those rear tires...those things are massive

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Unread 07-30-2013, 09:27 AM   #1838
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damn. it looks good and it doesn't sit up too high

just look at those rear tires...those things are massive
haha, those are his little play tires bro.
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Unread 07-30-2013, 06:38 PM   #1839
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Love it
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Unread 07-30-2013, 09:02 PM   #1840
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question OP, who makes that tire carrier?
Lil ole me, like anything else on my Jeep
Works pretty good as a rear stinger also.
Tires big nah, just lil 37's
Those 4 squirels do a half way decent job pushing the 37's down the highway. Can even use 6 th gear every now and then.
5.86 gears would have been perfect for 37's
By way came across a Lynx/ Bobcat on the trail too, was a pretty cool looking kittycat
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Unread 07-30-2013, 10:58 PM   #1841
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Interesting tire combo, reds up front for better bite

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Unread 07-30-2013, 11:06 PM   #1842
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Nah sold those. Wanted street tires so I can drive it on the street to the local mountains. So bought 2 mtrs and still has some old blue labels. Difference with stickies is quite noticeable tough. Makes bunny trails a bit more fun. With the stickies it most likely wouldn't have slipped of the rock on the right. I'll nail it the next time lol kept me busy for a lil more than 5 minutes
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Unread 07-30-2013, 11:13 PM   #1843
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I know you sold the 37 reds you gave me a price on them, just figured you had a few 39 reds kicking around and tossed them on.

What your afraid to run reds o the road Buy the time you got to trail you will have to hang out for five minutes to let the rest of the tires catch up. Or go back and pick the chunks up to make a new tire.


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Unread 07-30-2013, 11:20 PM   #1844
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Actually I ran my fourties around Moab, put about 150 miles on the road on them and they were not a whole lot worse for wear.
Sticky krawlers work better than sticky MTR's though. In Moab with the reds it walked up widow maker like it was a speedbump, with the fourties I had to bump it. They do work pretty sweet at the hammers though
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Unread 07-31-2013, 05:43 AM   #1845
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wow...a 4cyl??
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