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Unread 08-06-2011, 01:06 AM   #856
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Eventually I will lift it, Not right now. It needs tires first!

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Unread 08-06-2011, 02:06 AM   #857
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Eventually I will lift it, Not right now. It needs tires first!
well if the warmachine page gets back up they have a for sale page and some one has a set of tires 50% on them dirt cheap


oh ya just got the text now the meeting place is gas station on blue diamond @ the red rock turn off @ 7AM
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Unread 08-06-2011, 11:04 AM   #858
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Cool photos!
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Unread 08-06-2011, 01:02 PM   #859
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My wife even likes the Red Rock side of Rocky Gap. Great pics. All the pics with no driver in the Jeep kinda made me do a double take. It shouldn't have, but it seemed to have action-y shots with no driver.
Thanks, It's always weird to have car pics without a driver

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Unread 08-07-2011, 08:48 PM   #860
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Who wants to play a game called where on the jeep should this be that isn't in my hand?
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Unread 08-07-2011, 09:06 PM   #861
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Who wants to play a game called where on the jeep should this be that isn't in my hand?
Rip your control arm off at Angle peek?
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Unread 08-07-2011, 11:38 PM   #862
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Lolz. I've got a lil welder over here....but i wouldnt trust my skills haha
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Unread 08-08-2011, 12:25 AM   #863
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Who wants to play a game called where on the jeep should this be that isn't in my hand?


pick me! pick me!

Is that called your walking unless you have a very creative trail fixes?
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Unread 08-08-2011, 08:42 AM   #864
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Rip your control arm off at Angle peek?
Nope I was gonna run potato ridge in the morning and then angel peak at night....but apparently my jeep had other plans
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Unread 08-08-2011, 08:44 AM   #865
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pick me! pick me!

Is that called your walking unless you have a very creative trail fixes?
Actually drove it home :-/ very gently of course. If I touched the brakes the front end dove and shot to the left.

One I find some new brackets just gonna grind the old ones off, weld the new ones on. Hopefully shouldn't be too big of a pita

Actually last time I was out with a coil conversion yj, snapped his rear bracket off, we ended up dropping the driveshaft, and then chaining the axle to his rear bumper and winching it to the front. Talk about a jeep limping down a trail
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Unread 08-08-2011, 09:14 AM   #866
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I was in backcountry just last weekend and I know they had the bracket for the other control arms that don't use the cam adjusters. You might get lucky though and they may have them. If not, possibly find a local metal fab shop to make you something a bit more solid then the stock stuff. Although it looks like it failed around the weld area, not the bracket itself?
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Unread 08-08-2011, 04:16 PM   #867
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I was in backcountry just last weekend and I know they had the bracket for the other control arms that don't use the cam adjusters. You might get lucky though and they may have them. If not, possibly find a local metal fab shop to make you something a bit more solid then the stock stuff. Although it looks like it failed around the weld area, not the bracket itself?
What I believe happened is a rock bent the bracket a little, so then all the stress was getting put on the weld points at an angle, which caused it to fail. I think currie makes stronger replacements. The pain is just takinging it someplace that will grind it and weld it back on correctly
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Unread 08-08-2011, 08:40 PM   #868
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Been there done that. Busted mine off the rear CA and track bar mount at the axle. Used a few ratchet straps and to hold the axle in place drove it from the trails out near Nelson back to Henderson. It was kinda like sitiing/Riding on an exercise ball.
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Unread 08-08-2011, 08:43 PM   #869
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I was in backcountry just last weekend and I know they had the bracket for the other control arms that don't use the cam adjusters. You might get lucky though and they may have them. If not, possibly find a local metal fab shop to make you something a bit more solid then the stock stuff. Although it looks like it failed around the weld area, not the bracket itself?
Funny you say that mine failed at the weld also. Looking at the weld there was poor penetration
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Unread 08-09-2011, 02:09 AM   #870
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^yea, thats what she said
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