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Old April 10th, 2011, 08:33 PM   #841
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And you said you were going to take care of this one...
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Old April 10th, 2011, 08:38 PM   #842
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the doors still close, and I maintained the "only last as long as the bondo stays on it".
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Old April 10th, 2011, 09:40 PM   #843
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I thought you did a good job of keeping damage to a minimum. Hell you fared better than I did I need to rebuild a steering box after 3 days
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Old April 11th, 2011, 07:50 PM   #844
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Well so far the damage tally is...

1. Bent pass radius arm
2. demolished drivers rocker panel
3. demolished pass rocker panel
4. damaged drivers door pillar
5. light dents to hard top
6. Rear Main seal on engine starting to seep


All I have noticed for now, still need to survey and replace all fluids in driveline.









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Old April 12th, 2011, 08:55 AM   #845
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pics don't do it justice. Thanks for the invite.
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Old April 12th, 2011, 09:08 AM   #846
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Doesn't look like it took a 20ft strap wrapped around a tree with 6 people on it and a winch to get you out of that spot That was about as excited as I've seen you ever get........also the closest to rolling over I think Rig did awesome!
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Old April 12th, 2011, 09:12 AM   #847
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Nice work John looks great
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Old April 12th, 2011, 09:12 AM   #848
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I think rolling into a pond made it worse...
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Old April 12th, 2011, 09:22 AM   #849
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I loved the nervous giggle, and the fact you didn't wanna move in the cab.
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Old April 12th, 2011, 09:26 AM   #850
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Hell I was nervous and I wasn't driving. Think it was cause I didn't want to go swimimg to get john out lol
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Old April 12th, 2011, 11:14 AM   #851
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Had there not been a pond that was probably instantly 80 feet deep I probably wouldn't of cared/been so nervous about it. But something about rolling into a pit of water while strapped in my seat didn't sound to exciting. What a thrill.
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Old April 12th, 2011, 01:41 PM   #852
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your telling me, John P. and I did that run after you guys left on sunday and I got into that same spot and was nervous as all get out of flopping into that pond.
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Boatsides!
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Old April 12th, 2011, 07:25 PM   #854
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I sure missed the wheelbase though, I was at 118" with the last rig and now at 104". What a difference on those vertical climbs in Attica.
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Old April 12th, 2011, 10:27 PM   #855
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John
your rig looks great!!!
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Old April 12th, 2011, 11:04 PM   #856
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Watching this vehicle perform it did very well for a full body trail rig, Attica did a good job of starting boat sides for him.
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Old April 17th, 2011, 06:29 PM   #857
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Here's a little teaser clip, putting together a dvd of highlights from the trip that will be available for purchase with all proceeds going to OperationHansen.



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Old May 9th, 2011, 08:52 PM   #858
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Well fawk me, loaded the eb to take to work to do an alignment and change some fluids etc....

Strapping it done and noticed something wrong with the front diff . Guess I'll have to get creative at work to spin it back in place.

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Old May 9th, 2011, 08:56 PM   #859
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That is why i weld the tubes to the housing when ever i do a axle build. Is it twisted up or down? If it is down then just a jack under the pinion and push it up. If it is up then im not sure what you should do.
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Old May 9th, 2011, 09:00 PM   #860
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Its twisted to more negative caster. I am gonna try and hook a come along to the top the "C" and to the radius arm mount or skid plate, and probably my winch to the bottom of the "C" and try and give it a touch of a spin. I am thinking when I bent my radius arm it twisted the tube. The drivers side is welded since I removed half the spring perch when I built it.
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