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Unread 08-20-2013, 12:02 AM   #1036
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Just realized that I have passed the 90,000 views mark! Jeepforum better send me a T-Shirt or something at 100k...lol In the words of Kenny Chesney What a long, strange, trip! I cannot thank all the great Jeepers that have followed me on this journey! All the awesome info and great conversations I have had along the way. Hopefully we all get a chance to wheel together at some point! Plus thats 90,000 chances to introduce this awesome community to 4 Wheel to Heal! Completely in awe.

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Unread 08-20-2013, 06:12 AM   #1037
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In the words of Kenny Chesney What a long, strange, trip!
Kenny Chesney was in the Grateful Dead? hehe


Congrats on such a wildly popular build thread, and the rig borne from it!
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Unread 10-17-2013, 11:52 PM   #1038
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Big Dogs Fall Crawl has come and gone and 4 Wheel to Heal has closed out the season. The Tank Killer has been doing great. Not showing too many problems or limitations. This last run out I have really become comfortable driving it. Having fuel injection really has been the key factor in everything. Before Main Jambo in September and even back to PA All Breeds I was having a huge popping noise in my front end on turns. It was not sounding right and I finally was able to diagnose the problem at Main Jambo with the help of Matt Peterson of Madd Mattz Jeeps. So the full size axle kit I bought from Blue Torch Fabs weld in frame brackets for the front shackles has tubes that run through it for the poly urethane bushings. Well I'm not sure how it was missed by quality assurance at the company but these tubes were only tach welded on. Me in my GREEN'ness when I did the full size axle swap didn't know any better and would have never thought a part I bought from the a company would be wrong. So basically these tach welds held as long as they could but eventually broke loose. Then the tubes were just sliding back and forth with my leafs. On turns my whole front end was shifting back and forth ridiculously. So at Main Jambo we pulled the back half of the front leafs off and welded the tubes up. Guess what......no more popping!
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Unread 10-17-2013, 11:56 PM   #1039
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Outside of that fix on Blue Torch's mistake the rig has handled great. Here is a good video with a few clips of the Tank Killer hitting the trails with Wounded and Disabled Veterans with 4 Wheel to Heal.

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Unread 11-20-2013, 06:40 PM   #1040
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A tiny update. Changed the oil on here this week and gave her a good. wash. Car cover came in today as well and I will be buttoning her up for the winter.
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Unread 11-20-2013, 06:41 PM   #1041
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Also this was written on 4 Wheel to Heal and is a great article really documenting a lot of what we have done and accomplished! Feel free to share it to help spread the word.

http://www.drivingline.com/2013/11/4...-road-therapy/
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Unread 12-01-2013, 01:53 AM   #1042
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Got some pictures back from Fall Crawl that we uploaded to the 4 Wheel to Heal Facebook Page. If your not subscribed....GET ON IT!
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Unread 12-01-2013, 06:05 PM   #1043
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Sweet pics!
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Unread 12-02-2013, 11:49 AM   #1044
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Got some pictures back from Fall Crawl that we uploaded to the 4 Wheel to Heal Facebook Page. If your not subscribed....GET ON IT!
Hey saw the post and really love your jeep it looks great! I been searching for a bumper like the one you have and I was interested if you had to make it or where you got it from because I haven't been able to find one that will fit my 78 CJ5! A lift help would be awesome!!
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Unread 12-04-2013, 06:47 PM   #1045
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Sweet pics!
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Hey saw the post and really love your jeep it looks great! I been searching for a bumper like the one you have and I was interested if you had to make it or where you got it from because I haven't been able to find one that will fit my 78 CJ5! A lift help would be awesome!!
Blue torch fab for my front and rear bumper. Just FYI....it helps to read the thread.
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Unread 12-04-2013, 07:50 PM   #1046
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When you fixed up the floating tubes, did you replace with new ones or re-use the BTF tubes? Were they buggered up much?
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Unread 12-05-2013, 02:34 AM   #1047
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When you fixed up the floating tubes, did you replace with new ones or re-use the BTF tubes? Were they buggered up much?
Used the same tubes. BTF stuff is built tough to say the least and desptie their mess up I woul still suggest it to anyone out there. If they can afford it...cause the **** aint cheap.
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Unread 12-05-2013, 08:22 AM   #1048
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Ya, I have had good luck with their DIY stuff. I was looking close again at the pics and the tubes looked new, that's why I asked about them. The tubes looked good for being loose, especially underneath the Tank Killer!

Post a pic of Tank Killer covered for winter so we can have a moment of silence in honor of her sabbatical.

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Unread 12-05-2013, 07:38 PM   #1049
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Your Jeep looks amazing. Definitely one of my favorite builds.
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Unread 12-05-2013, 08:56 PM   #1050
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Ya, I have had good luck with their DIY stuff. I was looking close again at the pics and the tubes looked new, that's why I asked about them. The tubes looked good for being loose, especially underneath the Tank Killer!

Post a pic of Tank Killer covered for winter so we can have a moment of silence in honor of her sabbatical.

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LOL Will do! I need to go start it and let her run for a few. We have had decent weather here lately just always falls on my days off. Yeah the cylinder slid out so we cleaned them up with a grinder before putting them back in. Had to grind the tack welds off to get them out but where there is a will there is a way. Just crzy to think of now after seeing the movement underneath but just didn't know any better. Again one of those learning curves that go along with wheeling and building jeeps. Yours is looking good. Hope you got that voltage drop fixed with your dual battery up grade.

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