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Unread 08-29-2012, 09:24 PM   #15406
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Trailer pics in in. This one my jeep unfortunately my jeep can not pull however it can fit inside. Lol


This one I hope to build eventually that my jeep will pull


That was when I picked it up it is currently sitting on my car hauler collecting dust
I wish my jeep was forest-service-green

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Unread 08-29-2012, 09:28 PM   #15407
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I wish my jeep was forest-service-green
It will be bright a$$ yellow to match my jeep when it's done.
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Unread 08-29-2012, 09:49 PM   #15408
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How much you pick the camper up for marn?

I found a couple camper's on CL that look pretty good.
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Unread 08-29-2012, 09:54 PM   #15409
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I had replaced the heads, timing chain and gear, valves, and I'll have to check but I think the cam as well less then 30,000 miles ago. The block I have needs 3 cylinders sleeved to be useable. It will be cheaper for me to get another block. I have been looking for used jeep motors with everyone wanting $600 and up with a ton of miles. I might break down and just get a dodge truck 5.2 or 5.9 and just do it. Or part the dang thing out which is looking more and more likely everyday.
That's what I did... found a Dakota with a 5.2 on CL and drove it home. Then tore it apart.
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Unread 08-29-2012, 09:57 PM   #15410
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Your trailer may be fancy and new, but mine has awesome 70's linoleum floors!!!!
Haha no, seriously I like that pop-up! I would have gotten one, but I plan on being in Johnson Valley and lots of desert races with mine. I simply wanted something that the crazy wind wouldn't ruin my night. I tent camped for a year out here and I'm sure the only thing holding my tent down was my body weight on several occasions and I usually ended up in the back seat of my truck anyway.

Until I get a new diesel rig and toy-hauler it should work fine.
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Unread 08-29-2012, 11:26 PM   #15411
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That's what I did... found a Dakota with a 5.2 on CL and drove it home. Then tore it apart.
You still have the Dakota? May want some parts off of it depending on year/options!!
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Unread 08-29-2012, 11:27 PM   #15412
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They will survive just fine in the rain too, see this downpour while I was camping at Sunnyside. Nevermind all the beer cans
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q36qhLUPtx0
I love Sunnyside, I've never caught so many trout in my life! Largemouth Bass too, but I don't like those as much

That guy with the old military trailer from a few pages back still hasn't sold it either. My dad asked him about it and he says it's still for sale.
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Unread 08-30-2012, 12:29 AM   #15413
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How much you pick the camper up for marn?

I found a couple camper's on CL that look pretty good.
cheap enough

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Haha no, seriously I like that pop-up! I would have gotten one, but I plan on being in Johnson Valley and lots of desert races with mine. I simply wanted something that the crazy wind wouldn't ruin my night. I tent camped for a year out here and I'm sure the only thing holding my tent down was my body weight on several occasions and I usually ended up in the back seat of my truck anyway.

Until I get a new diesel rig and toy-hauler it should work fine.
I don't blame you....that little AC unit looks like it'll make it damn frigid in there too!

But yeah, i totally noticed it was your durango and recognized the trailer. I'd like to see it up close sometime, I like how you basically finished it yourself.
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Unread 08-30-2012, 01:09 AM   #15414
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You still have the Dakota? May want some parts off of it depending on year/options!!
Yup, still have it. Planning to see if a salvage yard will come pick it up. What kind of stuff you looking for?
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Unread 08-30-2012, 01:17 AM   #15415
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What year is it? Does it have 15 or 16" wheels? Could use front clip parts depending on year. My Rango is an 03, so if it's 98-2004, I could use stuff. Lenses, hvac box, rim/s, seats, dash parts, a pillar, axle assy, etc etc.
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Unread 08-30-2012, 08:17 AM   #15416
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I know the durango's steering box is an upgrade for the tj's before 2005 also. Something about being built stronger and having a better ratio.
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Unread 08-30-2012, 09:02 AM   #15417
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I know the durango's steering box is an upgrade for the tj's before 2005 also. Something about being built stronger and having a better ratio.
'97-mid '99 Dakota, or '98-'99 Durango. Will only fit TJ/LJ up to 2002. The boxes switched to the crappy ZF gears in 2003.
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Unread 08-30-2012, 09:09 AM   #15418
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cheap enough

I don't blame you....that little AC unit looks like it'll make it damn frigid in there too!

But yeah, i totally noticed it was your durango and recognized the trailer. I'd like to see it up close sometime, I like how you basically finished it yourself.
Yep, here is a pic of when I brought it home. No insulation, wiring, nothing. I added everything even signal lights and running lights. It was pretty much frame, box, wheels/tires, and suspension.

I am still going to paint the bare wood paneling but I wanted to just get it ready for this weekend.
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Unread 08-30-2012, 09:16 AM   #15419
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Trailer fights!!! Awesome!!!!

Whoever needed the trailer jack welded... Is it pretty much ready to go? Like back in the drive way, clean up the metal, set it in place and pull the trigger? If it's not like hours of fitting and fitment I can do it pretty much any evening after Tuesday night if you want to swing by the house one afternoon/evening. Well, hold on, how big is the trailer? It's got to be something we can get near my garage cause my welder will only extend about 10-15' outside of my garage and well, you can't pull in the garage cause there's a large paper weight taking up all the space!

Ricky, trailer is looking awesome!!! Nice blank canvas to build out however you want!
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Unread 08-30-2012, 10:03 AM   #15420
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