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Unread 06-09-2012, 11:21 AM   #1126
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When's the Jamboree??? Gotta plan ahead.
I'm going to the last one the beginning of August. I'm taking my 13 yr old son and that is a little tamer than the first two.

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Unread 06-09-2012, 12:09 PM   #1127
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I'm going to the last one the beginning of August. I'm taking my 13 yr old son and that is a little tamer than the first two.
OK. Just get me the days when you can. With this France trip and another Austria trip in November my vacation days are running low
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Unread 06-09-2012, 12:27 PM   #1128
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Congrats! One of the most well built Jeeps around.
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Unread 06-09-2012, 02:02 PM   #1129
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Congrats! One of the most well built Jeeps around.
Yes it is. It was the only Jeep that I would have even considered selling mine for. As good as it looks here, it looks 100x better in person.
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Unread 06-09-2012, 02:40 PM   #1130
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Unread 06-09-2012, 02:45 PM   #1131
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Yes it is. It was the only Jeep that I would have even considered selling mine for. As good as it looks here, it looks 100x better in person.
Trust me I know! I've drooled over that thing since day 1. Enjoy it man!

Never seen it with the hard top on!
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Unread 06-09-2012, 03:10 PM   #1132
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Hey Justin,

I know you've been involved with this build from the start and my comment was more for those who haven't seen it yet. When I first saw it, any ideas I had about trying to negotiate a lower price from Gerald went out the window. I just said, "I'll take it". I suck at poker too.
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Unread 06-09-2012, 03:39 PM   #1133
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I can only imagine!
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Unread 06-09-2012, 09:48 PM   #1134
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Hard top-Shoot! Send me the old soft top!!!


Forgot how good that rig looks, Enjoy it!

Best of luck,

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Unread 04-01-2013, 02:29 PM   #1135
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I haven't updated this thread in a long time. So here's what I've done since I got it.

I started with Blaine's PSC Hydro Assist. Here's a few shots of the reservior



The gear box


A view from the front


Then we added the Savvy Half doors. I wanted to keep these on during the Summer so Blaine installed some mirrors.



Finally got around to swapping the rear Fox shocks, 241, Trans cooler and gauge.
We had to cut out the rear towers and replace them because the other ones were too short to work with the Fox shocks. Not a bad welding job.




This is what Blaine came up with to mount the reservoir


Here is a shot of the trans cooler. Nicely done. This sucker is pretty powerful. You can actually feel it in your seat when the fan comes on.




Then we added the 241. It's bigger than I remembered.



We had to clearence a few areas of the UA to get the 241 to fit just right. The last one was the rear crossmember. Blaine welded this piece on to keep it nice and tight.


Then we added the Autometer Automatic Temperature Gauge



I also got a center console, from Blaine, that I can finally install my Kicker Subwoofer into. I got the interior paint from the dealer so it will match everything else.

The front Currie Hi9 will be sold in May or June. I've already ordered a RJ 60 with a detroit locker, F-450 outers and 5.38 gears. When we do the swap, I'm also going to have Blaine 3 link the front, install the front Fox shocks, finish off the steering/brakes and regear the rear to match. Like I said, that should be around June so I'll update again after we complete that stage.
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Unread 04-02-2013, 12:39 AM   #1136
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Congratulations Mike the Mule looks better than ever. Are you staying with 37" or decided to go down to 35" tires?
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Unread 04-02-2013, 03:09 AM   #1137
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Does it run the standard OEM unit bearings?
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Unread 04-02-2013, 06:29 AM   #1138
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Congratulations Mike the Mule looks better than ever. Are you staying with 37" or decided to go down to 35" tires?
Thanks, Roberto. I'm staying with the 37" tires.
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Unread 04-02-2013, 06:31 AM   #1139
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Does it run the standard OEM unit bearings?
Unfortunately yes, they're stock unit bearings.
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Unread 04-02-2013, 07:36 AM   #1140
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Are you going to put a steering box skid over the new bling-y box?
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