Mall rated sheep build aka "the other gray LJ" - Page 75 - Great Lakes 4x4. The largest offroad forum in the Midwest

Go Back   Great Lakes 4x4. The largest offroad forum in the Midwest > 4x4 Talk > Rig Builds and Pics
GL4x4 Live! GL4x4 Casino

Rig Builds and Pics Introduce your rig or post a buildup here.

greatlakes4x4.com is the premier Great Lakes 4x4 Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Search
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old July 15th, 2019, 03:58 PM   #1481
CheapThrillB2
FAWK YEAH!!
 
CheapThrillB2's Avatar
 
Join Date: 09-06-06
Location: Middleville, MI
Posts: 36,041
iTrader: (67)
Mentioned: 80 Post(s)
Default

I did go to the dunes on Saturday. Drove the jeep the 130 miles there. Zero concerns @80mph.

I drove for about 15 minutes when we first got there, then I let my passenger take the wheel the rest of the day. She'd been going for 15 yrs and never ounce drove on the dunes.

DSC_9562-X3 by Cheapthrillb2, on Flickr

DSC_9563-X3 by Cheapthrillb2, on Flickr
2019-07-15_05-00-48 by Cheapthrillb2, on Flickr


Still fighting with high coolant Temps. But it's manageable. Hit up the Hansen foods on our way out for some Collin brats, then stopped at brown bear for dinner, and cruised the 130 miles home @ 80 again. It was a good day.

Last edited by CheapThrillB2; July 15th, 2019 at 04:14 PM.
CheapThrillB2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old July 16th, 2019, 06:22 AM   #1482
greygoose
Gustafson
 
greygoose's Avatar
 
Join Date: 02-18-08
Location: New Baltimore / Presque Isle
Posts: 8,508
iTrader: (1)
Mentioned: 4 Post(s)
Default

Excellent! Looks like a great time!
greygoose is offline   Reply With Quote
Old July 16th, 2019, 07:54 AM   #1483
feva4u
LCG
 
feva4u's Avatar
 
Join Date: 04-01-07
Location: Caledonia, MI
Posts: 10,827
iTrader: (12)
Mentioned: 21 Post(s)
Default

How many people waved at you? The only part of driving that thing that aggravated me Trying to watch a computer screen with every rubbernecker on the road swerving toward you gets annoying
__________________
My Jeep
feva4u is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Old July 16th, 2019, 07:55 AM   #1484
CheapThrillB2
FAWK YEAH!!
 
CheapThrillB2's Avatar
 
Join Date: 09-06-06
Location: Middleville, MI
Posts: 36,041
iTrader: (67)
Mentioned: 80 Post(s)
Default

Idk. I try not to make eye contact .
CheapThrillB2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old July 16th, 2019, 08:07 AM   #1485
whiterhino
I'm not old, honest...
 
whiterhino's Avatar
 
Join Date: 03-07-06
Location: Davisburg MI
Posts: 29,455
iTrader: (25)
Mentioned: 172 Post(s)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by CheapThrillB2 View Post
Idk. I try not to make eye contact .
Brandon bats his eyes at them.
whiterhino is offline   Reply With Quote
Old July 16th, 2019, 09:05 AM   #1486
feva4u
LCG
 
feva4u's Avatar
 
Join Date: 04-01-07
Location: Caledonia, MI
Posts: 10,827
iTrader: (12)
Mentioned: 21 Post(s)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by whiterhino View Post
Brandon bats his eyes at them.
I have such an inviting look all the time
__________________
My Jeep
feva4u is offline   Reply With Quote
Old July 16th, 2019, 10:47 PM   #1487
CheapThrillB2
FAWK YEAH!!
 
CheapThrillB2's Avatar
 
Join Date: 09-06-06
Location: Middleville, MI
Posts: 36,041
iTrader: (67)
Mentioned: 80 Post(s)
Default

Got the new trans cooler installed. Hopefully it works.

20190716_091836 by Cheapthrillb2, on Flickr

20190716_145404 by Cheapthrillb2, on Flickr

Also verified my timing. It's 2-3 degrees off. So that's good to know so I can adjust that in the tune.

Last edited by CheapThrillB2; July 17th, 2019 at 05:38 AM.
CheapThrillB2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old July 17th, 2019, 05:37 AM   #1488
greygoose
Gustafson
 
greygoose's Avatar
 
Join Date: 02-18-08
Location: New Baltimore / Presque Isle
Posts: 8,508
iTrader: (1)
Mentioned: 4 Post(s)
Default

Beefy! Hopefully it works better.
greygoose is offline   Reply With Quote
Old July 17th, 2019, 05:38 AM   #1489
CheapThrillB2
FAWK YEAH!!
 
CheapThrillB2's Avatar
 
Join Date: 09-06-06
Location: Middleville, MI
Posts: 36,041
iTrader: (67)
Mentioned: 80 Post(s)
Default

Oops wrong thread. That went on the car.
CheapThrillB2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old July 17th, 2019, 05:48 AM   #1490
nd4spd71
Senior Member
 
nd4spd71's Avatar
 
Join Date: 10-27-06
Location: Battle Creek, MI
Posts: 5,053
iTrader: (10)
Mentioned: 12 Post(s)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by CheapThrillB2 View Post
Oops wrong thread. That went on the car.
Lol. I was thinking that when I read it earlier.
nd4spd71 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old July 17th, 2019, 05:53 AM   #1491
CheapThrillB2
FAWK YEAH!!
 
CheapThrillB2's Avatar
 
Join Date: 09-06-06
Location: Middleville, MI
Posts: 36,041
iTrader: (67)
Mentioned: 80 Post(s)
Default

That's what 5 weeks worth of virtually no sleep will do to ya
CheapThrillB2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 13th, 2019, 04:33 PM   #1492
CheapThrillB2
FAWK YEAH!!
 
CheapThrillB2's Avatar
 
Join Date: 09-06-06
Location: Middleville, MI
Posts: 36,041
iTrader: (67)
Mentioned: 80 Post(s)
Default

Got back out Saturday with Kyle, AL, Terry and Jordan. I had a short day, needed to leave at 3 for a wedding reception. Original plan was to drive Als and mine to R&v, but als was to unstable at speed so we decided to trailer it and I'd leave on my own and he would take the truck and trailer. Met up with the guys and due to a complication, I ended up unloading my jeep in Howard City and we loaded Kyles B2 in its place, so I drove to r&v.

I wheeled for a couple hrs kinda taking it easy, and headed out at 3 for prior obligations. I took all back roads home from r&v to greenville then to my house. I was pleasantly surprised how well my jeep did on fuel. Def gets better mpg on back roads then highway at 80 mph.

20190810_084329 by Cheapthrillb2, on Flickr

couple poser shots
20190810_125456 by Cheapthrillb2, on Flickr

20190810_125514 by Cheapthrillb2, on Flickr

the 4d really fits the armor about as perfect as it can be.

20190810_125505 by Cheapthrillb2, on Flickr
CheapThrillB2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply
Great Lakes 4x4. The largest offroad forum in the Midwest > 4x4 Talk > Rig Builds and Pics

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
The Kernel - 46 2a build - Broke Ground 11/27/15 Lousypirate Rig Builds and Pics 174 March 29th, 2019 01:49 PM
Go-Fast Inspired Colorado build RDK_YJ88 Rig Builds and Pics 274 March 19th, 2016 09:40 PM
Want to see your build sheet? blackbronco92 The Pub 43 February 16th, 2015 08:45 AM
blazer/jimmy sas build 2.2 OL RED Rig Builds and Pics 4 November 28th, 2014 05:00 PM
The Ultimate KJ Liberty Build RDK_YJ88 Rig Builds and Pics 12 October 19th, 2014 09:00 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:05 AM.


Powered by: vBulletin, Copyright 2000 - 2012, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd. Runs best on HiVelocity Hosting.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
 
Page generated in 0.38770 seconds with 64 queries