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Unread 05-19-2013, 07:44 PM   #6211
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Unread 05-19-2013, 07:49 PM   #6212
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I put about 125 miles on mine today!

(Which doubles the mileage I had on these tires until today.)

I took off the hard top, then bought a trolling motor for my boat in Howell. No wiggles, wobbles or anything weird, right up to about 75 mph. Bump steer is almost non-existent. Tank was full when I left, and I'm sitting at a little under 3/4 of a tank, which is pretty damn good mileage.
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Unread 05-19-2013, 08:15 PM   #6213
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Prepared for my cylinder head to explode on my 100+ mile commute..

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Unread 05-19-2013, 08:30 PM   #6214
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Why?
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Unread 05-19-2013, 08:55 PM   #6215
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Why?
I got a bad feeling. Running a little hot, low coolant, mud colored coolant, rough idle on hot start. No milkiness in the oil, but with almost 200k on the 0331...I can't say I'd be surprised.

I'm not quite ready to write it off as hyper-awareness just yet, so I threw 9 gallons of coolant and water in the back

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Unread 05-20-2013, 02:24 PM   #6216
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I put mine to work this weekend - dragged the camper to Atlanta, spent the day Saturday running up and down the Atlanta ORV system doing our semi-annual trail/route maintenance, went elk viewing, and dragged the camper back home. It's good to get out once in a while, even if on flat, sandy 2wd ORV routes.
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Unread 05-20-2013, 08:27 PM   #6217
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Well, Jeep didn't blow up today. Only had to drive a total of 3 miles, but I still count it as a win.

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Unread 05-21-2013, 09:12 PM   #6218
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Jury's still out on my cylinder head. She still runs.

Only thing I did to it today is drive the wheels off to work and back, and used it as a makeshift ladder to get up on the roof to nail down the siding that continually blows off..

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Unread 05-21-2013, 09:25 PM   #6219
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Ordered these today
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Unread 05-23-2013, 09:03 AM   #6220
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Helped a girl flush her coolant the other day. Went to turn the fan on in the car and the whole dash was vibrating along with an awful smell coming out. Found this in the blower motor.

I was drinking this while working on it, absolutely delicious.
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Unread 05-23-2013, 12:14 PM   #6221
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I hate mice. Little bastards ruin everything.


What's everyone up to this weekend? Wheeling anywhere?

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Unread 05-23-2013, 01:09 PM   #6222
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I hate mice. Little bastards ruin everything.

What's everyone up to this weekend? Wheeling anywhere?

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I'm going to mess around over in rose city state land on the orv trails...
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Unread 05-23-2013, 01:12 PM   #6223
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I'm going to crawl under my Jeep Sunday probably to get this bearing replaced. I'll do it in the parking lot if I have to.
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Unread 05-23-2013, 02:27 PM   #6224
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Hoping to get my front driveshaft rebuilt in time to hit the Mounds Monday with the Thumb Jeepers
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Unread 05-23-2013, 02:44 PM   #6225
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Going to R&V on Saturday. Working on my jeep the rest of the weekend.
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