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Old May 22nd, 2012, 07:46 PM   #21
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Looks good. You need to highline that thing and throw some bigger meats on it.
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Old May 22nd, 2012, 09:17 PM   #22
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Looks good cam. is it true that you dont have both sides on. austin said that you only had the pass. side done
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Old May 22nd, 2012, 09:28 PM   #23
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Looks good. You need to highline that thing and throw some bigger meats on it.
I plan on running bigger meats by next year. I need some real axles before I do anything else.

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Looks good cam. is it true that you dont have both sides on. austin said that you only had the pass. side done
Yes its true. Took me all night to do the one side and i haven't had much time since to finish it up. I plan on doing the other side tomorrow
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Old May 22nd, 2012, 09:35 PM   #24
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Yes its true. Took me all night to do the one side and i haven't had much time since to finish it up. I plan on doing the other side tomorrow
Id just call it good. Its not like you can see both sides at the same time anyways
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Old May 22nd, 2012, 09:43 PM   #25
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Id just call it good. Its not like you can see both sides at the same time anyways
I agree with wadey. Lol when you came and picked up jaret to go wake boarding last weekend I watched you turn around and I didn't even notice that only one side was on
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Old May 22nd, 2012, 09:43 PM   #26
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Haha no but the back you can!
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Old May 22nd, 2012, 09:54 PM   #27
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Haha fukc it. Just run it!
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Old May 22nd, 2012, 09:57 PM   #28
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On the way home from the blessing and TT had a blast! Most fun I've had wheeling yet




Couple pics:

Buddy Drew (TJ) on the RTI ramp at TT

Wadeys Dad Mike (Needafix)



New greatlakes sticker what you think....



Here's a random picture at the chili run in 2012


New corner guards and lite dot tail lights!!



She stayed like this for awhile just did some wheeling

First was a dunes trip


Wadey in trouble


Now rescueing a buddy


The next trip was R&V to get the Jeep ready I added a CB and an oil pan skid


Also took my winch somewhat apart because the engage/free spool lever was seized. I regreased it and put vasoline on the ball part of the lever inside. Smooth as silk now!




CB still doesnt work right thinking my ground isn't good enough....any suggestions?

Have some pics from R&V which was a blast....


until this happened


Broke all sorts of shit and it was time to fix it on the trail

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Old May 22nd, 2012, 10:03 PM   #29
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Looks good man. Next time you work on it lemme know I'll come over and give you guys a hand. Wish I didn't get paid every two weeks Need more cash flow in to get some new stuff for Skidlid!
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Old May 22nd, 2012, 10:04 PM   #30
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New greatlakes sticker what you think....
looks like shit! Mines better

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Old May 22nd, 2012, 10:09 PM   #31
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Will do Joe! Ya I like getting paid every week but with every 2 you get a bigger check lol. Na wade just dirtier
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Old February 8th, 2013, 07:37 PM   #32
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Haven't made any updates to the build thread in awhile so here you go.

The result of my last break was a bent lower C (about 1/2" upward) and a ovaled out knuckle



Also managed to find my oil pan was bent in a weird spot any ideas?



Due to the bent C I had to buy a new housing and get all my parts swapped over before Snofari 2013

First I stripped the old axle only have a few pictures of this. Took out the carrier then locker and R&P


Sandblasted and painted my new housing and put all the goodies back on


Pretty turdy


Got some new 3" BDS coils and some Currie rear upper and lower control arms. New axle in and adjusting the CA's

Notice the spacers? Those are RC 1.5"

Adjusting the CA's right now jeep is at a 96" WB and as far as I can go with stock mounts. Rear diff cover just hardly rubs the gas tank


Got to test the new axle and parts at SNOFARI!! Everything worked awesome and although I didn't win anything huge this year my buddy who rode with me won a 10k Warn and I won a Snofari blanket and a Hi-Lift banner



Loading up to head home. Can't wait for next year

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Old February 8th, 2013, 11:10 PM   #33
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The jeep looks good behind my trucck!!
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Old February 9th, 2013, 01:43 AM   #34
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Sure does! Chili run and wellsville soon
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Old June 12th, 2013, 11:16 AM   #35
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Haven't updated my thread lately because I'm stuck deciding what to next. If you were in my shoes would you do:

1. 5.3 swap my motor smokes and burns a lot of oil
2. buy a 78-79 kingpin Dana 60 axle and slowly build it until she's ready to go in
3. Regear my axle to 4.88s, get c gussets and inner sleeves for my d30 and buy some 35 maxxis creepy crawlers. My tires only have about 60% tread left
4. Buy this
Complete Axle(s): build 78/79 hp 60 trade for small car - Great Lakes 4x4. The largest offroad forum in the Midwest

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Old June 12th, 2013, 04:35 PM   #36
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I have a pair of narrow 60's I would trade for your 44 rear but it would have to be soon. PM if you are interested
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Old June 12th, 2013, 10:15 PM   #37
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^^^

More info please. He's just going to run it buy me anyways
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Old June 12th, 2013, 11:04 PM   #38
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More info please. He's just going to run it buy me anyways
Yep! Lol
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Old June 13th, 2013, 10:33 AM   #39
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Junkyard swap the 4.0 and this:

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I have a pair of narrow 60's I would trade for your 44 rear but it would have to be soon. PM if you are interested
Build your 4.0 as time and $ allow.
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Old June 13th, 2013, 11:17 AM   #40
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Swap my 4.0 for a different 4.0 from the junkyard and get the axles be mentioned?
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