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Old 09-13-2013, 05:10 PM   #31
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The TJ is not your little slot car. I'll bet the G get's pretty good mileage if you keep your foot out of it.

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^^ Believe it or not those V6 Nissan engines are not all that efficient, but they do produce some nice power and are pretty smooth also... 300+ HP V6 and the micro polished internals just love to be revved which you just can't help it but to stab that skinny pedal which also means bad mpg

I drive those things at work all day long, oh and Nissans 5.6 V8 is crazy powerful with 400hp on tap

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Old 09-17-2013, 03:23 AM   #33
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Yeah but did you get Dusty?????
Bugs, road dirt, ash, rock chip, but no true Dusty roads. No other off roaders at the reunion. I could have disappeared in those woods......

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Old 09-17-2013, 09:58 AM   #34
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That's a nice rig Gunner. I love the color and what you're doing to it, can't wait to see it after it's all said and done.
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Old 09-17-2013, 11:15 AM   #35
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I'm going out today and cut some of the rock rails off for tire clearance. Then monday it goes under the knife for some serious lift and beefing up of the axles. RCV's, Chromo's, 44 magnums, welded C's. CB. A good start.
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So I might see your Jeep when I go see Stan on Friday the 27th? That would be cool.
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Old 09-17-2013, 11:34 AM   #37
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Yeah Hopefully i'll be picking it up by then.
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Old 09-20-2013, 11:22 AM   #38
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I had Stan add a set of Teraflex speed bumps to the build.
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Old 09-20-2013, 01:06 PM   #39
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The TJ is not your little slot car. I'll bet the G get's pretty good mileage if you keep your foot out of it.
Oh the sacrifices we make for speed, lol. I'm happy with the 20mpg and 80 mph, Haha.
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^^ Believe it or not those V6 Nissan engines are not all that efficient, but they do produce some nice power and are pretty smooth also... 300+ HP V6 and the micro polished internals just love to be revved which you just can't help it but to stab that skinny pedal which also means bad mpg

I drive those things at work all day long, oh and Nissans 5.6 V8 is crazy powerful with 400hp on tap
I have the 6mt and yes, it does like to be revved and I love the skinny pedal on it It's not my fault the exhaust sounds better at higher rpm's, I blame Nissan, lol.
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I had Stan add a set of Teraflex speed bumps to the build.
Those are PRETTY, no matter what you say Your JKU is going to look so amazing!!!
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Old 09-20-2013, 05:10 PM   #40
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Yeah even Geri is excited to see it when he's done. Then its wait time for more money. Still have sliders and bumper's and a winch to do.
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Yeah even Geri is excited to see it when he's done. Then its wait time for more money. Still have sliders and bumper's and a winch to do.
I honestly believe you spend less when you slowly build your Jeep. You don't change your mind as much because you've had time to think about it. Plus every time you think your done more stuff if found that you need

If it takes longer to get to the point that you think your done you've saved a little money.....that's my logic, probably makes no sense to anyone else
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Old 09-30-2013, 11:35 PM   #42
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Got some teaser shots from Stan.
Got the Speed Bumps in and the C's welded. The 44 magnum sleeves are in and welded. The RK arms are going on, EVO armor is going on. Lot's happening right now. But lots more to go.
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Very nice Gunner.
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Bob, I take it we won't get to see her on person on Sat.!
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Got some teaser shots from Stan.
Got the Speed Bumps in and the C's welded. The 44 magnum sleeves are in and welded. The RK arms are going on, EVO armor is going on. Lot's happening right now. But lots more to go.
Looks great Gunner!! Can't wait to it!
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Looks great Gunner!! Can't wait to it!
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Old 10-02-2013, 12:01 AM   #47
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If everything goes to plan I'll pick it up friday...
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Old 10-03-2013, 10:35 PM   #48
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I was down at JPI today. Your jeep is coming along nicely. Looks good...
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Old 10-04-2013, 11:15 AM   #49
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Thanks
I'm really looking forward to getting it.
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Old 10-04-2013, 11:20 AM   #50
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Gunner, looking good my friend, can't wait to see the end results... Who am I kidding jeeps are never done we all know this..
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Old 10-04-2013, 11:46 AM   #51
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It's getting closer
RCV shafts are in. Riddler covers, Currie Correctlync with High Steer conversion, AEV rear diff skid, Rock Hard Evap relocation kit, JPI trans skid, Viair OBA with front and rear outlets. Waiting on Tom Woods driveshaft. Stan has really worked hard on my jeep. They had so many projects for the show but the guys worked hard to try to get it out on time.
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Old 10-04-2013, 11:51 AM   #52
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It's on it's feet now.
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Old 10-05-2013, 12:09 AM   #53
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More stuff. First a surprise from my wife. My Rock Slide Engineering electric sliders/steps. Which Stan got the only set in existence into his shop. Then Dusty Dave and his wife Linda got me some sweet 4.56 gears from stan since he was in there anyway. Guys it is awesome. I know I am using that word a lot but it is Awesome.
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All of this kind of work is why his work load looks like this. And he has 2 more on the way in the morning.
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Looking good Bob! What trail are you going to take it on first?
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I already did. It was first on the very tough west bound 10 freeway to the black diamond 605/10 interchange and finished it off with the southbound 605 to the beach. It was brutal but the jeep handled it just fine.
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I already did. It was first on the very tough west bound 10 freeway to the black diamond 605/10 interchange and finished it off with the southbound 605 to the beach. It was brutal but the jeep handled it just fine.
That's funny!

Just don't drive over any bikers like that guy in the Range Rover...
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Old 10-05-2013, 01:18 AM   #58
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Your JK looks AWESOME Bob. A double black diamond trail is taking century blvd down to LAX.
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Old 10-05-2013, 01:28 AM   #59
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Yeah and use the parking lane for passing.
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I already did. It was first on the very tough west bound 10 freeway to the black diamond 605/10 interchange and finished it off with the southbound 605 to the beach. It was brutal but the jeep handled it just fine.
Shoulda heard him on the way home, oh my gosh, this is so sweet, handles so nice, I can get in so easy, AWESOME,!!!!!!!!!
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