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Unread 06-21-2014, 08:34 PM   #37966
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Talk about overspray... Straight body, though. Don't like the back window damage... Really not big on the chrome and lack of articulation... But at least it came with a tool set... Sorry, couldn't resist! Everyone on here is showing off their cool stuff, and figured I'd have some fun with this. Saw it in Walmart by chance and scooped it up for the babies to play with. And by babies, I mean me! Rofl. I wish I had found a real one! I have always liked them.
You suck! I was all sorts of excited when I read your first post.. I love those old Scramblers!

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Unread 06-21-2014, 09:28 PM   #37967
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You suck! I was all sorts of excited when I read your first post.. I love those old Scramblers!
Me too! It would be so awesome to find one at a decent price! There's a guy driving a really nice, completely done-up one around town.
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Unread 06-23-2014, 09:14 AM   #37968
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Amazing how much a couple panels clean up the overall look. They're just laying in place, not actually secured. Just tossed them in to make sure they'd still clear between the shock bodies and where they sit and to get a rough idea. Obviously I still have coils to toss in the mix over the threaded body shock...

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Unread 06-23-2014, 09:24 AM   #37969
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Wasn't A bad weekend



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Unread 06-23-2014, 09:44 AM   #37970
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I'll definitely agree with that! But you with PBR? Really? Wouldn't have guessed? Or times are really tough! LOL
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Unread 06-23-2014, 10:15 AM   #37971
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I'll definitely agree with that! But you with PBR? Really? Wouldn't have guessed? Or times are really tough! LOL
As much as I enjoy all kinda of fancy pants beer, there is a time and a place for cheap beer.

By volume, I have probably consumed more highlife, hamms, PBR, and coors (original, not light) than any other beers combined most likely. When out by the pool/lake/river or on a camping trip I'd much rather have some cheap beer than a fine craft brew most of the time. There's a time and a place!

I'm not a snob about it, drink what you love, love what you drink!
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Unread 06-23-2014, 04:42 PM   #37972
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Where did you go Marn?
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Unread 06-23-2014, 04:50 PM   #37973
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Does anyone else find them living their life via lists of things to do that they create? If anyone needs me, I'm busy and it's your fault you didn't get your name on the list before I just hit print. LOL
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Unread 06-23-2014, 05:02 PM   #37974
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Where did you go Marn?
Mack's Canyon Rd.

My **** barely made it up the hill. Time for fuel injection. Anybody wanna lend me $1400?
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Unread 06-23-2014, 05:14 PM   #37975
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Hey Marn, remember your complaint on the truck pricing last week? Here's one for ya...

http://www.race-dezert.com/classifie...tails&id=71318
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Unread 06-23-2014, 09:32 PM   #37976
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Have you tried an off road carb that can handle offroad use.
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Unread 06-24-2014, 12:20 AM   #37977
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Have you tried an off road carb that can handle offroad use.

I think he is talking more about the power loss at altitude. Fuel injection adjusts for the altitude...carbs have to be re jetted. Macks canyon is around 7500-8000 ft if I remember correctly.
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Unread 06-24-2014, 12:53 AM   #37978
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I think he is talking more about the power loss at altitude. Fuel injection adjusts for the altitude...carbs have to be re jetted. Macks canyon is around 7500-8000 ft if I remember correctly.
Precisely. One can adjust timing at altitude to kind of limp through but there is no way to coke rely compensate for being way too rich.

With that, it was also hot as balls and I was having vapor lock problems. Didn't actually shut the truck down but it was surging and coughing due to what I can only assume is boiling fuel.

Fuel injection fixes all of the above.

When we were going slow along Mack's canyon road it was no problem whatsoever. The issue was gaining altitude at speed under load.
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Unread 06-24-2014, 04:22 AM   #37979
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Hey Marn, remember your complaint on the truck pricing last week? Here's one for ya...

http://www.race-dezert.com/classifie...tails&id=71318
That has "arab guy" written all over it.
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Unread 06-24-2014, 09:16 AM   #37980
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LOL, very true!

And outta boredom... Got my new intercom system, push to talk buttons and battery switch mounted up. Hey Jason, if you see this... That's the battery switch I bought at Primm years ago for my toyota! Finally getting used! LOL

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