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post #631 of 825 Old 02-16-2014, 05:55 PM Thread Starter
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Cool pics. I was on the opposite side of Backdoor from you. Found myself in that first pic. Couldn't believe how everyone was winching over the top of BTF.
I was pretty sure that was your rig at BD. It looks great in person. Yep that was pretty crazy, I left that spot early and didn't get to see Tom Wayes do his crazy run up though.

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post #632 of 825 Old 02-22-2014, 02:12 PM Thread Starter
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Threw the trailer together to see how it's gonna look. It's gonna be sweet! Next major item on the list is the top.





This is the tongue set at 4'



7'



At 4' the tongue box hits the tub so I'm glad I did an adjustable hitch. 5' is where it needs to be for wheeling, the first thing to hit is the tongue on the bumper.



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post #633 of 825 Old 02-22-2014, 04:30 PM
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Wow that looks awesome man, nice work.
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post #634 of 825 Old 02-24-2014, 07:45 PM
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Awesome ! Nice progress ...

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post #635 of 825 Old 02-24-2014, 09:17 PM
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Nice!

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post #636 of 825 Old 03-15-2014, 09:56 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks guys, Can't wait to get the trailer on the trails!

Did some wheelin at Stoddard Wells. Jeep did great all day until the waterfall on Pumpkin Eater, could get the tires to bite so I winched up it.. Next time I'll get it.

Also had the trackbar get loose and had to tighten it back up, when the trailers done I'm gone to mount that thing in double shear and be done with it.

Only got a few pics and some vids.




Stoddardmng1 by Moabrubi, on Flickr


Stoddardmng2 by Moabrubi, on Flickr


Stoddardmng3 by Moabrubi, on Flickr
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post #637 of 825 Old 03-16-2014, 09:12 AM
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Thanks guys, Can't wait to get the trailer on the trails! Did some wheelin at Stoddard Wells. Jeep did great all day until the waterfall on Pumpkin Eater, could get the tires to bite so I winched up it.. Next time I'll get it. Also had the trackbar get loose and had to tighten it back up, when the trailers done I'm gone to mount that thing in double shear and be done with it. Only got a few pics and some vids. Stoddardmng1 by Moabrubi, on Flickr Stoddardmng2 by Moabrubi, on Flickr Stoddardmng3 by Moabrubi, on Flickr
Can you spin another nut onto the trackbar bolt and use it as a jam nut? No doubt that double shear is better then single, just a thought. You may already have done this.
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post #638 of 825 Old 03-16-2014, 10:52 AM Thread Starter
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Can you spin another nut onto the trackbar bolt and use it as a jam nut? No doubt that double shear is better then single, just a thought. You may already have done this.
I possibly could, but another reason for the double shear is the actual bracket itself. If you ever look at that bracket when turning (especially offroad) it flexes alot, I know a couple guys I wheel with have torn that bracket right off the frame lately. Don't want that to happen.

I'm thinking I'll cut the JJ off, renotch the trackbar, and reweld the barrel on. I'm thinking there should be enough thread on the axle end to take up for whats lost. I haven't found anyone that makes a solid double shear bracket that will work with my stock steering setup, so it looks like I'll have to make it myself.

I havent looked at it much so this is just what Ive come up with so far.
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Quick vid. Little bit of rock plowing and how to fray a synthetic line. Need to work on taking more vids

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post #640 of 825 Old 03-16-2014, 09:22 PM
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Quick vid. Little bit of rock plowing and how to fray a synthetic line. Need to work on taking more vids

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XU03gPjCJeM
Out with Steve again ha, he seems to keep getting you guys in all kinds a trouble.
Di he ever show you guys Richie's crack? That has a sweet lil waterfall

My Tinkering and wheeling thread http://tinyurl.com/pbwdm5u
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post #641 of 825 Old 03-16-2014, 09:30 PM Thread Starter
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Out with Steve again ha, he seems to keep getting you guys in all kinds a trouble.
Di he ever show you guys Richie's crack? That has a sweet lil waterfall
Lol yep, you can pretty much guarantee if there are rocks in the pics were out there with Steve And nope, the first time we were out there with the dude with the crappy XJ so we didn't push too hard, and this time we had a huge group so he kept it pretty mellow.I'm sure next time we'll hit the good stuff.

I know you posted them before but I can't find them, can you repost the pics of your little yellow Jeeps trackbar?
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post #642 of 825 Old 03-16-2014, 10:34 PM
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I cut the JJ off, welded a bung in the trackbar and used a heim. Makes packaging a lil easier and helped clear the front axle truss

Also beefed the cracked frame mount up


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I used a RC bracket with a RE track bar and have it mounted in double shear. It needs adjustable arms to clear perfectly but it works. If that bracket was welded where it is at now I think it would work too. I think art posted some pics in my thread early on and gave me the idea.
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post #644 of 825 Old 03-16-2014, 11:03 PM Thread Starter
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I cut the JJ off, welded a bung in the trackbar and used a heim. Makes packaging a lil easier and helped clear the front axle truss

Also beefed the cracked frame mount up
Might have to use a heim, was hoping to just reuse the JJ so it would be a cheap mod I was thinking something similar to what you got there.

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I used a RC bracket with a RE track bar and have it mounted in double shear. It needs adjustable arms to clear perfectly but it works. If that bracket was welded where it is at now I think it would work too. I think art posted some pics in my thread early on and gave me the idea.
Isn't that a drop bracket that just bolts on the stock mount? The stock frame mount is likely going away entirely and getting replaced with some beef.
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post #645 of 825 Old 03-16-2014, 11:22 PM
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Isn't that a drop bracket that just bolts on the stock mount? The stock frame mount is likely going away entirely and getting replaced with some beef.
Yeah that's the one although it doesn't really drop. It puts the center of the heim about the same height as stock. I plan on doing the same thing you are talking about and trying to keep everything where it is now. Just with a mount welded to the frame

check out this post
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/_...l#post14124196
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