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Old 07-30-2012, 11:27 PM   #31
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Did you figure it out? You can re center your steering wheel using the adjuster sleeve on the drag link.
I called Leonard today, and from my description, he seems to think the track bar is bent. That would also explain the track bar rubbing on the diff cover. He is going to look at it Wednesday.

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Old 07-30-2012, 11:39 PM   #32
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I called Leonard today, and from my description, he seems to think the track bar is bent. That would also explain the track bar rubbing on the diff cover. He is going to look at it Wednesday.
I've never met Leonard but have heard a lot of good things about him from many people. I'm sure he will figure it out. Keep us posted on the outcome.

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Leonard is Jeep specific, he knows his stuff and runs an honest shop.
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Old 07-30-2012, 11:55 PM   #34
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Leonard is Jeep specific
That pretty much says it all.

Ken, are you going to try waterfall? I'll spot you
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Old 07-31-2012, 01:01 AM   #35
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I hear the flu is going around this time of year
Ha! I bet! ...bad week for me to play hooky
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I called Leonard today, and from my description, he seems to think the track bar is bent. That would also explain the track bar rubbing on the diff cover. He is going to look at it Wednesday.
that sucks, I hope they'll fix it soon.
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That pretty much says it all.

Ken, are you going to try waterfall? I'll spot you
I'll try it, I hope my unlocked Jeep and 33's will be enough to make it .
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Old 07-31-2012, 02:13 PM   #38
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I'll try it, I hope my unlocked Jeep and 33's will be enough to make it .
I think you will make it just fine however, your rocker protection will be put to use. See you all in the morning.
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Old 07-31-2012, 02:34 PM   #39
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Wish my jeep wasn't broken, I was really looking forward to going...
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Old 07-31-2012, 05:01 PM   #40
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I figured i'd start August off the right way with a little wheelin. For trails i'm thinking FB5, saddle up, hogs back hill climb, rocky uphill, waterfall and mabey stick in the nose. I'm anticipating dry weather. Plan to meet at the north plains chevron off HWY 26 at 9:30 am and depart at 9:45
Just want to confirm we are still meeting at 9:30 tomorrow.
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Old 07-31-2012, 05:20 PM   #41
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Just want to confirm we are still meeting at 9:30 tomorrow.
Yup, that's the plan. 9:30 am at the North plains Chevron gas station, depart around 9:45 ish.

See ya there
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wish i could take the day off
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Old 07-31-2012, 06:36 PM   #43
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Thanks guys, had a great day wheelin with you. Look forward to the next time for sure!
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Thanks guys, had a great day wheelin with you. Look forward to the next time for sure!
Glad you made it, I think everyone had a good time. I have some pics and a couple videos I'll post up.

We ran Firebreak 5, Airplane hill, Hogs back hill climb, Rocky uphill and ran it downhill, couple easy ones in Archers and Waterfall.
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Old 08-02-2012, 12:15 AM   #47
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Awesome! ...except for the flat tire...hopefully that was the worst that happened?
Great pics...thanks for sharing!
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Here's Brian coming out of the exit filter of Airplane hill. This was taken with a cell phone.

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Old 08-02-2012, 12:39 AM   #49
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Here's me on the exit filter of Airplane hill. I sprayed the hell out of my control arm bushings with pblaster to shut them up. I guess it didn't work

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Was that the toughest part of the trail?
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Was that the toughest part of the trail?
No, the entrance filter is tougher on Airplane hill. We by passed the middle section. I didn't get many pics or videos but I know there are more coming.

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Here's me on Waterfall. I made it up FAST, by time my wife moved around the tree I was up.


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Here's me on Waterfall. I made it up FAST, by time my wife moved around the tree I was up.


Wouldn't play for me...says it's private :/
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My bad, I was setting up my wife's account. Try it again.
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Ken, now you have balanced the Jeep, popping the bead on both front tires :-)

at least you didn't have to hike to find this tire LOL

Looks like you all had a good time! Sigh!
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I called Leonard today, and from my description, he seems to think the track bar is bent. That would also explain the track bar rubbing on the diff cover. He is going to look at it Wednesday.
Richard, how bad is it ?

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