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Unread 05-12-2013, 01:06 AM   #1246
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Much better. Either or should work just fine

If you notice shifting on the trailer. Cross em

If not. Your good to go
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Looks good from what I can see; keep the attachment to the axles.
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Now I could be wrong here since my experience lays with heavy equipment and military vehicles, but you shouldn't have to worry about your straps becoming loose from the body cycling through the suspension if you mount on your d-rings. Your suspension will be applying upward force while your straps apply downward pull. These should work together to keep your jeep secure on the trailer with no movement. With our HMMVs, I use the mounting points on the frame to secure it to the trailer, with chains of course . After locking it down the chains never got loose even after driving 140 miles through Iraq.
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New mounts look great . When I trailered I used axle straps at all four corners then crossed the straps to the d rings on the corners . With this setup I never had any issues .
Thanks guys, I think now it's just a matter of getting some miles under my belt to gain confidence in the rigging. I now feel like I'm hitting the road safely though and that's where I wanted to be before Moab. So I'm happy!

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Unread 05-12-2013, 10:17 AM   #1247
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Thanks guys, I think now it's just a matter of getting some miles under my belt to gain confidence in the rigging. I now feel like I'm hitting the road safely though and that's where I wanted to be before Moab. So I'm happy!
A nice towing setup makes for some fun wheeling as you dont have to worry about breakage . I miss those days , but we see more off the beaten path stuff along the way driving the Jeep . With that being said I hope we can get another tow rig in the near future .
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Unread 05-12-2013, 11:03 PM   #1248
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I may of missed it in the thread, but did you ever post any pictures of your 95 DSM? I love those things.
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Unread 05-12-2013, 11:06 PM   #1249
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I may of missed it in the thread, but did you ever post any pictures of your 95 DSM? I love those things.
x2. My friend is working on his. Very mild build, but still cool.
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Unread 05-13-2013, 10:34 AM   #1250
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I may of missed it in the thread, but did you ever post any pictures of your 95 DSM? I love those things.
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x2. My friend is working on his. Very mild build, but still cool.
I don't have many, that was a time when digital media was kind of new so a lot has been lost over the years. It was a fun car. 333whp, FWD, lot's of tire smoking! Nowadays the HP comes pretty easy but in 2000 any 4cyl, with over 300whp was a fast street car.





And as I started making a little more money I was able to get what's still kind of my realistic dream car and foolishly ended up selling it.....







4G63 for life! Haha!

Oh yeah..... I even had one of these! This car was super cool. A 1992 Galant VR4.







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Unread 05-13-2013, 11:21 AM   #1251
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And as I started making a little more money I was able to get what's still kind of my realistic dream car and foolishly ended up selling it.....

I recognized that engine bay before scrolling down. Just to rub it in a little, I'm literally heading out the door right now to hop into my MR IX for a little 20+ psi boost induced giddiness -ahem- I mean, run some important errands.
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Unread 05-13-2013, 11:23 AM   #1252
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Nice. I might have once been a ricer kind of guy but I cannot confirm or deny that. Good looking Mits.
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Unread 05-13-2013, 11:34 AM   #1253
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Nice! Even though I'm a big V8 muscle kind of guy I've always like tuners. My dream is a Subie WRX with a beefed up motor and a dogbox . Those dogboxes look super cool.
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Unread 05-13-2013, 12:29 PM   #1254
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I recognized that engine bay before scrolling down. Just to rub it in a little, I'm literally heading out the door right now to hop into my MR IX for a little 20+ psi boost induced giddiness -ahem- I mean, run some important errands.
I'm very jealous. I've can't think of another car that's as purposeful and focused on just being fun to drive and yet still practical and reliable.

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Nice. I might have once been a ricer kind of guy but I cannot confirm or deny that. Good looking Mits.
Haha, I had lot's of fun with my Mitsu's. Happy to say I never was a Honda guy though.

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Nice! Even though I'm a big V8 muscle kind of guy I've always like tuners. My dream is a Subie WRX with a beefed up motor and a dogbox . Those dogboxes look super cool.
I like the Subie's, but the Mitsubishi is WAY better!
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Unread 05-13-2013, 12:50 PM   #1255
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I like the Subie's, but the Mitsubishi is WAY better!
Ha! And Hummers are better then Jeeps!

Just kidding, I'd be fine with anything fast! My Jeep is so dang slow!
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Unread 05-13-2013, 01:48 PM   #1256
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Haha, I had lot's of fun with my Mitsu's. Happy to say I never was a Honda guy though.

I like the Subie's
I am a closet nismo guy.... But would love a subaru.
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Unread 05-13-2013, 01:58 PM   #1257
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Subi's and Evo's are quick little bastards, but if you still want to enjoy that open air feeling like in the jeep, just buy your wife one of these! 312HP out of the box, normally aspirated! She scares the crap out of me in that thing! She drives it like she stole it every time she gets behind the wheel! LOL! Sorry for the hijack Nate.
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Unread 05-13-2013, 02:20 PM   #1258
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Wow, that's a nice collection. I've always wanted a VR4 Gallant. Most of the ones for sale around here have been very abused. Nice 1G eclipses around here go for 1K with broken timing belts. Throw a used head, and a timing kit and you are good to go. You would be hard pressed to get more bang for your buck than that!
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Unread 05-13-2013, 05:22 PM   #1259
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I've can't think of another car that's as purposeful and focused on just being fun to drive and yet still practical and reliable.
That sums it up really well. I'll just add that I've not driven another car that feels so eager to go. It's like a sport-bike on four wheels without the uncomfortable riding position.
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Unread 05-13-2013, 11:22 PM   #1260
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Ha! And Hummers are better then Jeeps!

Just kidding, I'd be fine with anything fast! My Jeep is so dang slow!
Haha, the subie/mitsu battle run's pretty deep from Rally racing..... I just think the 4g63 is THE ultimate 4cyl. turbo motor with the Sr20det coming in a close second. The Boxer motor has a hard time making over 350whp without getting inside it. The 4g63 can live a long time at high HP levels without even thinking about the block or bottom end.

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I am a closet nismo guy.... But would love a subaru.
I only ever liked the Sr20det, I think in a Sentra SE-R it makes a badass sleeper. The 300zx was an overcomplicated machine. The GT-R is obviously bad *** but I'm stuck on 80's and 90's turbo cars mostly.

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Subi's and Evo's are quick little bastards, but if you still want to enjoy that open air feeling like in the jeep, just buy your wife one of these! 312HP out of the box, normally aspirated! She scares the crap out of me in that thing! She drives it like she stole it every time she gets behind the wheel! LOL! Sorry for the hijack Nate.
Nice car Bob, my mother in law had one just like it. I liked it. It's just after driving turbo cars an N/A car just lacks that HIT that's so much fun in a turbo car. Nice linear power is more usable but a 20psi hit around 4k brings smiles every time! I really miss that.

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Wow, that's a nice collection. I've always wanted a VR4 Gallant. Most of the ones for sale around here have been very abused. Nice 1G eclipses around here go for 1K with broken timing belts. Throw a used head, and a timing kit and you are good to go. You would be hard pressed to get more bang for your buck than that!
I would love to have them all sitting in my garage and driveway right now. I also had a FAST 1g Talon. Low 12sec car. It's just the ONLY car i've ever had that was plagued with issues. I rarely even talk about it, it hurt me so bad! It was supposed to my ultimate sleeper and ended up being sold for pennies compared to the amount of time and money I had in it.

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That sums it up really well. I'll just add that I've not driven another car that feels so eager to go. It's like a sport-bike on four wheels without the uncomfortable riding position.
Post up a photo! I bet it's GG..... like most MR's. With your wimpy 6speed! I was a real man and ordered an RS! I'm sure you know this, but the RS doesn't even come with a radio! Let alone power anything...... haha! I want to find my exact car someday and buy it back. That would be awesome!
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