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Unread 04-10-2011, 10:36 PM   #16
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It shows that you've put a ton of work into it. I'm done buying stuff that I can make. I like the fact that I can be creative and build what I want instead of keeping within the limits of a bolt on product. I certainly respect the amount of fab work that you put into this rig!

Glad to hear it's performing as good as it looks
Thanks man, you are doing a pretty fine job of building on your Jeep also.
Your cage looks *****ing and the rest is coming along really nice also.

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Unread 04-11-2011, 08:08 AM   #17
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Thanks man, you are doing a pretty fine job of building on your Jeep also.
Your cage looks *****ing and the rest is coming along really nice also.
Thank you
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Unread 04-11-2011, 04:11 PM   #18
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This the last trail we did has 2 pretty gnarly obstacles
These Jeeps and the Sammi buggy are of friend of mine that ran this trail last year.


I made the trail without winching, just good spotting

Did this one also

http://vimeo.com/15792705

kinda gives you an idea of the kinda wheelin I put my toy together for
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Unread 04-12-2011, 03:49 PM   #19
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Ordered one of these today http://www.ruffstuffspecialties.com/...roducts_id=358

Since on Sunday I started grinding on the rear u joint straps

Also ordered one of these

http://www.ruffstuffspecialties.com/...products_id=87

Since I peeled the front cover back a bit and it started leaking a bit.
That takes care of the 2 biggest issues on my toy, after Sunday's workout
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Unread 04-13-2011, 04:08 PM   #20
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Working my way up upper SledgeHammer, the quality of the video is poor, my buddy was to busy spotting and trying not to fall on his behind
Still pretty cool though


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Unread 04-13-2011, 05:16 PM   #21
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Its good to have a reference now instead of what did you do to your tj. Glad it came together it looks awesome bud!
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Unread 04-13-2011, 05:20 PM   #22
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It looks like a great time man I didn't realize till the video that you were rockin' the 2.4l in that beast. That's awesome, gives me even more inspiration for my own 4 banger
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Unread 04-13-2011, 05:24 PM   #23
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You can just hear those 4 little squirels scream can't you
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Unread 04-13-2011, 05:26 PM   #24
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Its good to have a reference now instead of what did you do to your tj. Glad it came together it looks awesome bud!
Thanks man, I am very happy with it, got a Jeep now that I can go roam around JV with and park it afterwards with not much worries or work to do before heading out again
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Unread 04-13-2011, 05:31 PM   #25
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You can just hear those 4 little squirels scream can't you
Yea they scream but to be honest with you I'v never felt underpowered on the trails in 4lo (I especially wouldn't if I had that 5:1 Atlas your running ).
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Unread 04-13-2011, 05:59 PM   #26
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5.86 gearing would be awesome, but alas not to be had for the axles I have.
In low range it feels nimble and light on it's feet, launches up ledges pretty good. 4bangers wheel different from the Jeeps with 6 cyls, they have to be wound up some to get places, both my 4 poppers have taken me so far wherever I cared to put the tires lol. My little Yellow one drives well on the street and wheels like a champ too.
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Unread 04-15-2011, 09:23 AM   #27
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this thing is crazy, u have tremendous fab skills
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Unread 04-15-2011, 02:39 PM   #28
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Thanks dude
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Unread 04-16-2011, 10:14 PM   #29
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On todays outing the powersteering had a fit so after doing half the trail, I turned it around and putted back to the trailer. Just pulled the steering box of and will dive into that tomorrow. Have to get that resolved before wednesday, such a busy life lol
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Unread 04-16-2011, 11:15 PM   #30
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Wow amazing rig. I would love to do something like that.
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