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Unread 11-12-2013, 10:00 PM   #3106
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It's a little ghetto but it's doing what i wanted!
At least it was a new bungy!

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Unread 11-12-2013, 11:16 PM   #3107
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Damn, didn't know you had a suckdown setup.....nice.
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Unread 11-12-2013, 11:32 PM   #3108
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Interesting, I missed that too.
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Unread 11-12-2013, 11:52 PM   #3109
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Nate takes his crawling serious, still didn't make tater salad hill though, darn cable broke
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Unread 11-13-2013, 08:53 AM   #3110
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Damn, didn't know you had a suckdown setup.....nice.
Yup, and I love it. I made a fairly difficult climb last time out with it that I tried without it last year and felt very sketchy to the point I backed out of it. Its crazy how effortlessly the cheap little harbor freight atv winch pulls that front down.
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Unread 11-13-2013, 08:56 AM   #3111
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Nate takes his crawling serious, still didn't make tater salad hill though, darn cable broke
Tater salad has a way of getting into your head! It's definitely not a hill worth trashing your whole rig over, and the videos of people doing just that May have ruined that hill for me forever! And watching you walk it at idle with your eyes closed didn't help....
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Unread 11-13-2013, 09:06 AM   #3112
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That's awesome....my front suspension definitely doesn't pitch like it used to.....so nice when a plan works out. Steep climbs are always gonna be sketchy but it certainly helps when your front end isn't unloading like a *****. There's still a couple tweaks I'd like to make to make it even more stable but I'd love to experience a suck-down winch.

Speaking of really nice, stable suspension setups, check out the PSC LJ @ 7:15--http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uyocPD0tda4
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Unread 11-13-2013, 09:11 AM   #3113
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Yup, and I love it. I made a fairly difficult climb last time out with it that I tried without it last year and felt very sketchy to the point I backed out of it. Its crazy how effortlessly the cheap little harbor freight atv winch pulls that front down.
Its sketchy though when you think if that teeny cable breaks your screwed. Hehe.

Love mine though.
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Unread 11-13-2013, 09:32 AM   #3114
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That's awesome....my front suspension definitely doesn't pitch like it used to.....so nice when a plan works out. Steep climbs are always gonna be sketchy but it certainly helps when your front end isn't unloading like a *****. There's still a couple tweaks I'd like to make to make it even more stable but I'd love to experience a suck-down winch. Speaking of really nice, stable suspension setups, check out the PSC LJ @ 7:15--http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uyocPD0tda4
Daddy long legs is probably my favorite TJ. It's super low even in person. You can see the front coil overs unloading on it also, but it just doesn't have that much effect due to the low cg. For it to only have a 20" belly on 40's is crazy but obviously it gets it done.
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Unread 11-13-2013, 09:33 AM   #3115
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Its sketchy though when you think if that teeny cable breaks your screwed. Hehe. Love mine though.
I try not to think about that! Actually I'm always ready to stab the clutch and go right back down!
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Unread 11-13-2013, 07:57 PM   #3116
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That's awesome....my front suspension definitely doesn't pitch like it used to.....so nice when a plan works out. Steep climbs are always gonna be sketchy but it certainly helps when your front end isn't unloading like a *****. There's still a couple tweaks I'd like to make to make it even more stable but I'd love to experience a suck-down winch.

Speaking of really nice, stable suspension setups, check out the PSC LJ @ 7:15--http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uyocPD0tda4
That wasn't backdoor, but nice rig just the same. The owner of Poison spider is actually a pretty cool guy. 2 years ago during qualifying chatted with him at Chocolate thunder for about an hour.
This is backdoor





When climbs like this feel fairly easy and the nose doesn't feel light. Then your front end works relatively well and you have decent rear geometry



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Unread 11-13-2013, 09:17 PM   #3117
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That wasn't backdoor, but nice rig just the same. The owner of Poison spider is actually a pretty cool guy. 2 years ago during qualifying chatted with him at Chocolate thunder for about an hour.
This is backdoor
You didn't catch the scrolling note at the top in that video that said "this is not backdoor, stay tuned to the end of the video to see it go up backdoor"

Just watch the last 40 seconds or so.
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Unread 11-13-2013, 09:20 PM   #3118
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I'd like to make it up backdoor one day. I figure about a 105" WB should do it
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Unread 11-13-2013, 09:33 PM   #3119
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You didn't catch the scrolling note at the top in that video that said "this is not backdoor, stay tuned to the end of the video to see it go up backdoor"

Just watch the last 40 seconds or so.
I was just gonna let that go.... he's getting old Mike.

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I'd like to make it up backdoor one day. I figure about a 105" WB should do it
I crawled right up it after this photo....



And then took this photo....



Then I crawled back down and backed my Jeep up.

It's that dang nub that you catch with your L/R tire that just makes that thing nasty.
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Unread 11-13-2013, 09:53 PM   #3120
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You didn't catch the scrolling note at the top in that video that said "this is not backdoor, stay tuned to the end of the video to see it go up backdoor"

Just watch the last 40 seconds or so.
The last part was sweet, back door is kinda funny at times it fills in at the bottom.
My bud when he still had his little blue buggy could not make it, then one day the bottom was kinda filled in and it krawled up. Other times all the loose stuff is gone and it's a nasty hole. It's on my bucket list though. First time to the Hammers saw this Jeep on it 5 years ago. Been wanting to climb that thing ever since



One of the biggest reason my Jeep got built

Still love this video, he cheated with a winch cable on the front

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