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Old 10-05-2011, 10:13 PM   #31
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....and that IS a design flaw!!!!! :-)

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Old 10-05-2011, 11:32 PM   #32
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You took a pretty good angle at crossing the water...

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Old 10-05-2011, 11:41 PM   #33
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Here is a picture of me being an idiot stuck in the mud puddle last weekend, and the consequences documented...
Holy hell, you sure did get yourself stuck there. Kudos to you on using the thing for its intended purpose though! Too many people nowadays are buying shiny new Jeeps and babying them around town...
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Old 10-06-2011, 01:05 PM   #34
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I would bet any amount of money your front axle housing was bent. According to JP magazine and others, the JK housings are very weak in front, especially in a 4 door loaded with people. (weight)

They sell thicker tubes that are supposed to alleviate the problem as long as your not running 37's or bigger.
The whole axle assembly is being replaced now, I'm curious now to see if this was also the cause for steering problem
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Old 10-06-2011, 01:50 PM   #35
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Everyone gets stuck in mud at some point.
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Old 10-06-2011, 04:33 PM   #36
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Everyone gets stuck in mud at some point.
Jeeps don't get stuck; they just pick inopportune times to stop and rest sometimes...
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Old 10-06-2011, 05:35 PM   #37
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Jeeps don't get stuck; they just pick inopportune times to stop and rest sometimes...

Just a little nap...
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Old 10-06-2011, 05:47 PM   #38
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Hopefully that fixes everything! And when you get it back, you should weld a track bar going opposite of the stock one!
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Old 10-07-2011, 02:43 PM   #39
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You took a pretty good angle at crossing the water...
Well it wasn't intended at first. At first u followed those tracks filled with water to come in here. The water got deeper and deeper and there was a fallen tree lying across. No way the wheels would have grappled on to it. I started backing out and my friend gave me silly idea to do the k turn right there...

Now when I look at it it doesn't seem like it was the best idea.
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Everyone gets stuck in mud at some point.
Yeah. Imagine my surprise the first time I got stuck. I thought driving a jeep pretty much guarantees you don't get stuck. I had to prove that theory...

I'll tell you though, it has much better offroad capabilities than my previous Mercedes lol
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Hopefully that fixes everything! And when you get it back, you should weld a track bar going opposite of the stock one!
I think I might have to, a pink one!
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I think I might have to, a pink one!
Waiting for pics.

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