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Old April 1st, 2013, 02:52 PM   #221
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She should probably go to prom.
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Old April 1st, 2013, 03:13 PM   #222
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As much as I love my toys and using them, the older I get I like the social aspect of it just as much as using them. In other words the prom is very much a social event. She should probably go unless she really does not have any friends there.
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Old April 1st, 2013, 03:19 PM   #223
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Old April 1st, 2013, 03:23 PM   #224
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She's a smart kid. She has given it lots of thought and I did the obligatory "are you sure this is what you wanna do" speech.

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The lockrite locker has been purchased and will be installed at Scotts Sunday. See y'all in the barn
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Old April 2nd, 2013, 05:55 AM   #226
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Old April 7th, 2013, 05:37 AM   #227
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Rear flares done,still have to clean off the tapes from the trim piece removed. Today she gets locked




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Old April 7th, 2013, 04:29 PM   #228
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Got the front locked today, Thanks Farva! (and Scott for the use of the barn!)

She took it out back for a quick second just to see how it flexed. Was waaaaay to sloppy out there for anything more.

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[QUOTE=jeepbrattt;3365219]Got the front locked today, Thanks Farva! (and Scott for the use of the barn!)

She took it out back for a quick second just to see how it flexed. Was waaaaay to sloppy out there for anything more.

Lies! No such thing as too sloppy!
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Lies! No such thing as too sloppy![/QUOTE]

I hear ya, however she is a new wheeler and this is her dd.....let her get used to it first,,,,,,,THEN.........no excuses!
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Are these selectable lockers? I dont want to read. Are you locking the rear too? Im worried.
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Old April 8th, 2013, 07:07 AM   #232
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your welcome becky. by the way i may need to use your nitro tamk again for this lil project i have going on lol
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Old April 8th, 2013, 07:11 AM   #233
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your welcome becky. by the way i may need to use your nitro tamk again for this lil project i have going on lol

I'm thinkin I may be over there later this week. Farva said he was gonna toss those rock rails on for her. I can bring it with
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No it isn't a selectable locker and yes we will be locking the rear as well.

It drives fine down the road. It does "fight" a little bit on very slow turns and has a little clunk to it here and there. Makes it a bit of a pita in a tight spot but nothing that she won't get used to.

It's a budget wheeler. Down the road if she gets a different dd and decides to make this trail rig only then we will toss a better locker in it.

Getting a front end alignment at Clyde's this week as well.
Not trying to butt into your business, but I wouldnt want lockers in my own DD let alone my kids. Rain and snow it will be a hand full. Can you at least get unlocking hubs for the front?
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Not trying to butt into your business, but I wouldnt want lockers in my own DD let alone my kids. Rain and snow it will be a hand full. Can you at least get unlocking hubs for the front?
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Looks awesome! Very jealous, wish I had a ride like that when I was younger
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If she absolutely hates it or can't adjust to it's quirks I will have a different locker put in. As far as what i've read, as long as she doesn't gas it hard thru corners so not to have the locker engage she will be fine. It will take some getting used to for sure cuz she has her moms heavy foot. We will see how she does.
You dont have to gas it hard for the locker to engage. Almost any amount of throttle will engage it once you have a very small amount of wheel spin. It will be a handfull in the snow and cornering in the rain. I wouldnt worry about her not liking it, I would worry about her crashing it.
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I wouldnt put one in it until it is a trail rig. Not unless it was selectable. I would hate to see her get in an accident and I would feel worse if I didn't say anything.
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I wouldnt put one in it until it is a trail rig. Not unless it was selectable. I would hate to see her get in an accident and I would feel worse if I didn't say anything.

This was a live and learn. The locker is coming out and instead i'll throw a winch on it for her. Rock rails go on Friday......sometime over the summer an aftermarket rear bumper with some tow points and call it done.

Not turning hers into a money pit like mine.
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