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Old October 9th, 2013, 07:16 PM   #1281
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Just finished removing them, I def had blown the RR seal between the chambers. The upper chamber fluid is black and the lower chamber fluid is green. When I drained them the lower chamber was dark grey and looked like metal in the oil . The other rear had a tint of dark to the green. Didn't notice any in the fronts but not gonna chance it and shipping all 4 out tomorrow.

From what I have been reading they have a very quick turnaround. Most guys stated then were gone less then a week before getting them back.
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Old October 18th, 2013, 06:37 AM   #1282
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ORI recieved them on Monday afternoon (per my tracking number). They are on their way back as of yesterday afternoon scheduled for Monday delivery . Just need to fix my front driveshaft bearing and it will be Moustache ready
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Old October 18th, 2013, 08:11 AM   #1283
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You're going to have to hit the bonus Crawl line WOT to make sure they will not fail with another helmet hill attempt
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Old October 18th, 2013, 11:51 AM   #1284
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ORI recieved them on Monday afternoon (per my tracking number). They are on their way back as of yesterday afternoon scheduled for Monday delivery . Just need to fix my front driveshaft bearing and it will be Moustache ready
Were any of your misalignment spacers fubar'd? Leah said they came out with an HD version this year. I've already replaced half of them last year, and they were all messed up again when I took them off to send in for STX upgrade etc.
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Old October 18th, 2013, 01:31 PM   #1285
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Not that I noticed, I got my struts in March...maybe I got the better ones?
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Old October 18th, 2013, 01:46 PM   #1286
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Not that I noticed, I got my struts in March...maybe I got the better ones?
That's what I was hoping to hear, I'm having the new ones sent back with mine.
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Old November 3rd, 2013, 05:25 PM   #1287
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Survived moustache run.

Did as I expected in the 2wd hill climb-poorly. Just not enough weight vs traction.

Improbtu 4wd hill climb I won

Sqaut and pee course I did very poorly. Got stuck on a tire for several minutes. I got rammed off it by liv2mx. Finished the course but broke a brake line. Got that fixed at camp easy peasy.

Winch hill I took a bad bounce which smashed a rim and blew the sidewall out of my LF tire ending my run.

Put big tires on and went back out. Had fun. Ran python at race speed .

Made some pretty hard attempts at the washout in the big valley. That's become my new favorite spot at r and v.

Didn't find any other casualties on the buggy. One brake line was pretty good considering what it got put through.

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Old November 3rd, 2013, 05:50 PM   #1288
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Mustache ........rong run silly.
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Old November 3rd, 2013, 05:51 PM   #1289
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Old November 3rd, 2013, 06:09 PM   #1290
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Old November 3rd, 2013, 07:56 PM   #1291
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It held together well. Good job. I still haven't seen this new washout.
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Old November 3rd, 2013, 08:10 PM   #1292
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There was a small downed tree across it this time. When I drove up to it the tree hit my A pillar at the hood and droving up the washout pushed the tree up and over the roof. I just couldn't get my left tire up on the ledge to get over the cliff side of the washout.
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Old November 4th, 2013, 06:42 AM   #1293
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That wash out is getting pretty bad... Throws you into the side of the hill when the LF tire comes up which in return buries the RF tire into the abyss... It is one of my favorites as well. Sounds like it has gotten worse as this was more then a month ago when i went.

Glad to hear you did well at the mustache run!
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Old November 4th, 2013, 08:28 AM   #1294
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We were up there over labor day and it was worse overall then vs now. But I made it then . Beefy actually blew his transfer case apart on it back in Sept.
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Old November 4th, 2013, 08:29 AM   #1295
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Old November 4th, 2013, 08:56 AM   #1296
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There was a small downed tree across it this time. When I drove up to it the tree hit my A pillar at the hood and droving up the washout pushed the tree up and over the roof. I just couldn't get my left tire up on the ledge to get over the cliff side of the washout.

would have been fun to try. that greasy climb out of Big Ugly (pretty sure that was the trail) was fun too. crazy slick coming out of the mud hole

nice to hear the rig held up to all the abuse.
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Old November 4th, 2013, 09:13 AM   #1297
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would have been fun to try. that greasy climb out of Big Ugly (pretty sure that was the trail) was fun too. crazy slick coming out of the mud hole

nice to hear the rig held up to all the abuse.
I honestly don't know if I could say I have every tried it with the buggy or the eb (the mud pit/hill climb on big ugly). It looked ALOT worse saturday then it ever has in the past. In the past, most couldn't get to the hill part of it cause the mud was so bad. And well I am not a big fan of being completely trashed in mud
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Old November 4th, 2013, 09:32 AM   #1298
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I honestly don't know if I could say I have every tried it with the buggy or the eb (the mud pit/hill climb on big ugly). It looked ALOT worse saturday then it ever has in the past. In the past, most couldn't get to the hill part of it cause the mud was so bad. And well I am not a big fan of being completely trashed in mud
We were there for labor day as well but came up sat late afternoon. Is that why Beefy's rig was sitting there on the trailer?

Big ugly actually wasn't that bad on Sunday.... I thought it would put up a larger challenge.
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Old November 4th, 2013, 09:39 AM   #1299
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He was replacing half the transfer case. He wheeled Sunday
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Old November 4th, 2013, 09:41 AM   #1300
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I honestly don't know if I could say I have every tried it with the buggy or the eb (the mud pit/hill climb on big ugly). It looked ALOT worse saturday then it ever has in the past. In the past, most couldn't get to the hill part of it cause the mud was so bad. And well I am not a big fan of being completely trashed in mud
That wall / water hole on big ugly was worse than i have ever seen it Saturday....the bottom is dug out now so you have to get the front tires up on it then hammer down. It was also super slippery. I flopped twice and never made it (not enough rpm/motor)...i have one shot it the other two times i have tried it but like i said, Saturday was really nasty. The red/blue s10 with us made it.....i think the 400+ hp stroker motor under the hood may have helped.
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