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Unread 08-13-2012, 10:23 AM   #61
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Dang Luai, You're at it again!
This!
Look forward to the build buddy!
Hope to see you next time through, sorry I didn't reach out to you. Newborns...


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Unread 08-13-2012, 11:05 AM   #62
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You do know that this one will be the best of your Jeeps, I mean it is a TJ
Lol It's the best because it started everything for me.

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how do you like the old man emo lift? And what gears do you have in Chinook, I am considering getting that same exact 2" lift to fit 33s and some 17 inch wheels as well...How is the ride quality compared to stock? Thanks

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As it sits now with sand tires (that are not enforced as well as a mud terrain). it drives great flexes good. No gearing. I got 4:10s for it and arb lockers 33 toyos. The suspension as amazing. I really really like it for what it is. I want to try the Rancho shocks and coils for comparison.
The ride quality is little on the stiff side. But with a winch and two bumpers it should smooth out with the extra weight.

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Dang Luai, You're at it again!
Habibi!! how you been man! Hope all is well my friend.

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This!
Look forward to the build buddy!
Hope to see you next time through, sorry I didn't reach out to you. Newborns...
LOL Matt I didn't know you were on this forum. No worries my friend. Congrats on the new born. What did you do with those 60s? I might buy them from you lol
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Unread 08-13-2012, 11:18 AM   #63
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What color was this Jeep when you bought it? If I remember right you said the Jeep has a stripable coating on it? I think you said it in your LJ thread?
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Unread 08-13-2012, 11:26 AM   #64
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Habibi!! how you been man! Hope all is well my friend.
Rockin Man. JKX 2012 is coming up so we're neck deep in planning for it. Should be a great time once again.
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Unread 08-13-2012, 02:53 PM   #65
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Im curious to see the fit of those Chrysler 300 rims. If I remember right the bolt pattern is off just a few MM from the JK 5.5. I might get a set for my LJ asap.
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Unread 08-13-2012, 08:27 PM   #66
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What color was this Jeep when you bought it? If I remember right you said the Jeep has a stripable coating on it? I think you said it in your LJ thread?
It still is Maroon but flat and a little brighter then the factory color. goin with a different color once I get started with the tear down.

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Rockin Man. JKX 2012 is coming up so we're neck deep in planning for it. Should be a great time once again.
Glad to hear.. have fun on JKX

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Im curious to see the fit of those Chrysler 300 rims. If I remember right the bolt pattern is off just a few MM from the JK 5.5. I might get a set for my LJ asap.
Their actually closer to the TJ bolt pattern then the JK.. I think it was off by 0.002 something ridiculously low like that.. there is a link to the wheel thread in my LJ build.



You guys know Saudi for the big sand and extreme heat. Have you seen the other side? if not, then those pics will be very appealing to you. this is about 500miles away from the capital city. where I live.

those pics were not taken by me. although I wish I was there when it rained









do you see the slick rock



















^^ looking forward to this













TBC....
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Unread 08-13-2012, 08:31 PM   #67
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^--- Beautiul landscape , like southern Utah with palm trees.
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Unread 08-13-2012, 08:40 PM   #68
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Looks just like moab!!

I can't wait to go and see this place in person.. I really hope to be able to run some trails across the two mountains
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Unread 08-14-2012, 10:55 AM   #69
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^--- Beautiul landscape , like southern Utah with palm trees.
Exactly what I was thinking - reminds me of Capitol Reef National Park in Utah, and the Waterpocket Fold.
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Rockin Man. JKX 2012 is coming up so we're neck deep in planning for it. Should be a great time once again.
Have fun this year, wish I could go on it....2013.
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I must go there before I die! Or the Jeep does...
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Unread 08-16-2012, 05:28 PM   #72
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This trip is ready. Rooms booked at the hotel in Ha'il. we are leaving on Sunday. I can't wait!! this will be great to explore! and start mapping for potential trails.
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I know you're a local, but isn't it dangerous there..... to just be wandering in a jeep.....in the middle east
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I know you're a local, but isn't it dangerous there..... to just be wandering in a jeep.....in the middle east
LOL ... gps, cell phone or satellite phone ...
in former times some people could not afford even a camel and crossed the peninsula on bare feet.

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when you came to visit Abu Dhabi lately (to inquire about the G8) you did NOT call (SSS@ad4x4, remember?)
Do you know that Western Motors have done a JK8 (AEV) here and it is for sale in their corniche showroom? In some nice orange with black wheels
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Unread 08-16-2012, 11:51 PM   #75
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I know you're a local, but isn't it dangerous there..... to just be wandering in a jeep.....in the middle east
It's very safe. Media is BS. I've been to many places. Saudi is one of the safest. Ask my international friends living here.

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LOL ... gps, cell phone or satellite phone ...
in former times some people could not afford even a camel and crossed the peninsula on bare feet.

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when you came to visit Abu Dhabi lately (to inquire about the G8) you did NOT call (SSS@ad4x4, remember?)
Do you know that Western Motors have done a JK8 (AEV) here and it is for sale in their corniche showroom? In some nice orange with black wheels
Sorry between work, family and trying to locate another truck for my 2015 expo, I had no time. Promise to link up when I'm in your area again. I'm not interested in JK8. I personally think their useless. The bed is not functional
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