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Yesterday 11:19 PM
htkrph
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What rails are you selling?

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These... Don't know the brand. 200$
Yesterday 10:42 PM
aw12345
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Originally Posted by Ditchdoc View Post
Nice toy. Interesting choice of engine. Out of a forklift?
Nope it was a pathfinder in a past life
Yesterday 08:35 PM
Ditchdoc
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Nissan 3.0, just a play toy
Nice toy. Interesting choice of engine. Out of a forklift?
Yesterday 08:22 PM
aw12345 Nissan 3.0, just a play toy
Yesterday 08:08 PM
Ditchdoc
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After wallpapering had a bit of time to play WIN_20140921_165027 by aartjestaartje, on Flickr WIN_20140921_165044 by aartjestaartje, on Flickr Going to have to clearance the front driveshafts a bit other than that all seems well. Funny that it feels stable with one wheel of the ground
What power plant are you running in the tube buggy? Is it being built for competition?
Yesterday 07:47 PM
Heuster Well shall see. Found one we like so see what I can get for the LJ and how much they drop price.
Yesterday 07:44 PM
aw12345 After wallpapering had a bit of time to play



WIN_20140921_165027 by aartjestaartje, on Flickr

WIN_20140921_165044 by aartjestaartje, on Flickr

Going to have to clearance the front driveshafts a bit other than that all seems well. Funny that it feels stable with one wheel of the ground
Yesterday 07:34 PM
Serg5000 Five years ago when we bought our JKU there were four of us. We went everywhere. Now there are only two. My wife and I. The back seat folds down and my ARB fridge took the place of our kids. Plenty of room for all our camp gear and food. We love it. We don't take many of our friends out since 99% of them have new babies. We are now the black sheep. We don't mind.
Yesterday 07:19 PM
Heuster
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I am slowly working on my JKU to get it to the point that my TJ was on the trails. I'm sure one day it will be as capable it just takes time and money. But I absolutely love the extra room and seating the new jeep has. I have introduced more people to Jeeping than I ever could have in the TJ. It is way more family friendly.
That's why I'm looking Bob. Need the family crawler. Tahoe will come after second kid for the the wife since I'll have a take home ride for a few years I hope.
Yesterday 07:18 PM
suicideking
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I am slowly working on my JKU to get it to the point that my TJ was on the trails. I'm sure one day it will be as capable it just takes time and money. But I absolutely love the extra room and seating the new jeep has. I have introduced more people to Jeeping than I ever could have in the TJ. It is way more family friendly.
I found mine was fine with two kids. Once we had a third, started to see how it wasn't going to be the best family vehicle.

The LJ is a pain to get a kid seat belted in the back. Had to teach my 5yo to do it himself.
Yesterday 07:11 PM
suicideking
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Posted my side rock rails on Craigslist.
What rails are you selling?
Yesterday 06:47 PM
Gunner I am slowly working on my JKU to get it to the point that my TJ was on the trails. I'm sure one day it will be as capable it just takes time and money. But I absolutely love the extra room and seating the new jeep has. I have introduced more people to Jeeping than I ever could have in the TJ. It is way more family friendly.
Yesterday 06:01 PM
Ditchdoc Checking scuba gear for lobster opening. I've been skunked two years in a row and skipped last years opening. Hopefully this year is good.
Yesterday 03:40 PM
htkrph Posted my side rock rails on Craigslist.
Yesterday 03:32 PM
Heuster That's the reason for the JKU. I love my LJ
Yesterday 01:13 PM
suicideking
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The no car payment is nice. But one car seat in the LJ is tough. Two in the near future will be no fun at all. Also hoping to have a new two-wheel work car soon. So it's a new Honda or new JKU
I just switched from a JKU to an LJ. I found the JKU was great for two kids in the back, not so nice for 3. I'm looking to get a Tahoe or something similar with a third row seat in a year or so.

I usually only take my 5 yo to school. In the LJ I had to teach him to buckle his own seatbelt since even being 6' 1", it's hard to reach the seatbelt buckle from the outside.
Yesterday 01:08 PM
suicideking
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It's football day! Go LIONS!
Yay football!

Yesterday 11:40 AM
Heuster It's football day! Go LIONS!
Yesterday 11:39 AM
Heuster
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Lucky you. We have been thinking about getting another JKU also. I just keep reminding myself how great it is not having a car payment. That said, i would love to start another build. It would be my girls rig.I guess we shall see what happens.
The no car payment is nice. But one car seat in the LJ is tough. Two in the near future will be no fun at all. Also hoping to have a new two-wheel work car soon. So it's a new Honda or new JKU
Yesterday 11:08 AM
Ditchdoc
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Mikes truck is dying a slow death, not so much mechanically, but everything else is going to heck on it. If he gets a new one I may have to hold off on the Grand Cherokee for awhile. But then again,if he gets a new truck we may not need the Cherokee right away. He has an 04 F350 crew cab, long bed and its got170,000 miles. The thing is beat to heck and he loves it the Ac stopped working when he came home from Big Bear and it was 105. He finally admitted he may have to get a new one.
The new 6.7 fords seem to hold up nice. I had a fleet of the old international fords with 6 something's and 7 something liter engines and they always had issues. I switch to the kodiak gmc best power plant I have ever seen. Unfortunately they stopped selling the the truck domestically. We are talking heavy commercial use here. Like 60 to 85k miles per year at 75% gvw load regular and over 100% gvcw from time to time. The current truck in driving is a ford with a 6.7 and has 50k without a issue very rare for a ford truck this one is running at 100% gvw all day but doesn't see the use like my other place did. I don't own this one so just to say I'm not that nice to it. Good luck shopping that about all I can say about the big trucks. One thing I have notice in the current truck the doors no longer align perfectly. This is a indication of frame twist. Don't know if it's from the weight or the build of the bed.
Yesterday 02:33 AM
R8DRIZD
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Nick call Stan. My front DS went out and I picked up a stock one from him for cheap. He was able to ship it to me also, since I am a couple hours away.
Will do thanks Joe.
Yesterday 02:23 AM
JoeBot13
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If anyone knows where I can pick up a stock rear drive shaft for an 07-12 2 dr JK please let me know. I'm short on time for ordering a new JE reel or Tom Woods and have the Desert JV run in a couple weeks and need a stocker to pacify. Thanks, Nick
Nick call Stan. My front DS went out and I picked up a stock one from him for cheap. He was able to ship it to me also, since I am a couple hours away.
Yesterday 02:18 AM
R8DRIZD If anyone knows where I can pick up a stock rear drive shaft for an 07-12 2 dr JK please let me know. I'm short on time for ordering a new JE reel or Tom Woods and have the Desert JV run in a couple weeks and need a stocker to pacify.

Thanks,

Nick
09-20-2014 11:01 PM
Lab Lover Mikes truck is dying a slow death, not so much mechanically, but everything else is going to heck on it. If he gets a new one I may have to hold off on the Grand Cherokee for awhile. But then again,if he gets a new truck we may not need the Cherokee right away. He has an 04 F350 crew cab, long bed and its got170,000 miles. The thing is beat to heck and he loves it the Ac stopped working when he came home from Big Bear and it was 105. He finally admitted he may have to get a new one.
09-20-2014 10:00 PM
Serg5000
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Originally Posted by Heuster View Post
Nice, same here, just popped the first top... Looking at new JKs online
Lucky you. We have been thinking about getting another JKU also. I just keep reminding myself how great it is not having a car payment. That said, i would love to start another build. It would be my girls rig.I guess we shall see what happens.
09-20-2014 04:57 PM
Heuster Nice, same here, just popped the first top... Looking at new JKs online
09-20-2014 04:42 PM
Serg5000
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Morning all. How is everyone today?
Things are great. I'm off this weekend and have beer in hand. Life is good.
09-20-2014 12:25 PM
Heuster Morning all. How is everyone today?
09-20-2014 11:36 AM
Serg5000 Good morning everybody.
09-20-2014 11:10 AM
suicideking
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Hmmmmm bubbles and flakes. Sounds like a cheap stripper and me.
Fyp

Now we know why Bob has trouble coming up with mod money.
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