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  1. Thread: Plugs and wires

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    Re: Plugs and wires

    Speaking of high costs, my GC just developed a radiator leak at 105K miles. It has the 5.7 V8 engine so everything is crammed in the engine compartment and not repair friendly. After looking at...
  2. Thread: Plugs and wires

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    Re: Plugs and wires

    Wow, what a bummer. Glad itís all back together now and ready for the trail!
  3. Thread: 2021 Ford Bronco

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    Re: 2021 Ford Bronco

    This promotional video from Ford is well worth watching. The second half especially with more detail on the features of the new Bronco and aftermarket. Looks like Ford really did their homework on...
  4. Thread: Major storm coming

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    Re: Major storm coming

    These SE low upslope spring storms can be ferocious and dump a lot of heavy wet snow. Today I made sure we had everything ready to dig out and possibly lose electric power, just in case. Fortunately...
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    Re: Suggestions Please, Highway + Easy Trail Tire

    I had the older Hankook ATM on my '99 Wrangler and really liked them for off road. But I'm afraid an AT tire will be too noisy for the main use of the WK2 GC which will be 95+% highway. What about a...
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    Suggestions Please, Highway + Easy Trail Tire

    Looking for suggestions on a moderately priced, mostly highway tire but still decent for an occasional easy trail in my WK2 Grand Cherokee.

    The Cooper Discoverer A/T-3 I have now are more trail...
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    Re: Son Considering a 2009 Tacoma - Advice Please

    Thanks guys. What about years after the end of the frame recall, 2011 and up? Would a 2015 frame be considered normal?
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    Re: Son Considering a 2009 Tacoma - Advice Please

    Thanks, but he needs the crew cab.
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    Son Considering a 2009 Tacoma - Advice Please

    My son is considering buying a stock 2009 crew short bed 4WD Tacoma for general use and occasional towing of a small camper (actually second generation, '05-'15 would be acceptable). Are there any...
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    Re: 2020-11: Best jump starter box

    Those small panels work for maintaining a charge by replenishing the standby current used by the vehicle plus the internal discharge of the battery. Just donít expect them to recharge a rundown...
  11. Thread: ham vs CB

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    Re: ham vs CB

    A PLB doesnít have a way to specify the nature of the emergency. They are intended for a life threatening emergency such as a boat sinking, plane crash, or being hopelessly lost in deep wilderness....
  12. Thread: ham vs CB

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    Re: ham vs CB

    Not trying to be a Debbie Downer here, but are your folks somewhat tech savvy and/or do they have some experience with using two-way radios already? I wouldn't assume the average person could...
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    Re: 2020-11: Best jump starter box

    Thanks for this video.

    That guy does a an excellent job of testing with proper experimental technique.

    I do wonder how many cycles these will take given the size and price. The current draw...
  14. Re: Black Bear: Red Jeep Tumble - Manual with Parking Brake

    Turning the wheels appropriately when parking on a grade was a taught in driver ed back in the days of manual transmissions. I doubt it's even mentioned anymore.
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    Re: Everythings on fire!

    Here's a better map screenshot of the Storm Mountain area from https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6964/
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    Re: Everythings on fire!

    Here's a good website for the Cameron Fire. Looks like some of the Storm Mountain area was burned. We could see flames from our place west of Berthoud which might have been in that area.
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    Re: End Of Dispersed Camping in South Platte RD

    The same problems are in many other places too. There are now north of five million people living along the Front Range, so camping areas are quickly filled. Add in the homeless and druggies and the...
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    Re: The Gulches...what a mess

    This stinks to high heaven.

    I could see one or two jerks in the FS and county employee just wanting to close an area for their own biases, such things can happen. But this clearly involves the...
  19. Thread: 2021 Ford Bronco

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    Re: 2021 Ford Bronco

    Officially announced today

    https://gearjunkie.com/2021-ford-bronco

    https://www.ford.com/bronco/
  20. Thread: Dairy Queen!

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    Re: Dairy Queen!

    Great looking ride!
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    Re: Dinosaur National Monument

    Nice trip! Thanks for the photos. Iíve also been there and enjoyed it very much.

    Road 23 near US 40 is close to where my buddy and I used to hunt cow elk in the winter season after Christmas.
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    Re: COVID: A little something to lighten your day.

    The Simpsons do Social Distancing
  23. Re: Coronavirus-driven ban on mass gatherings voted down in Moab

    Iím bummed that I wonít get a few more days of skiing in this year. But itís just a minor inconvenience compared to just one more person becoming seriously ill or worse from this virus.

    I really...
  24. Re: Coronavirus-driven ban on mass gatherings voted down in Moab

    The huge problem is the exponential increase in the number of people infected. Currently for the US as a whole those numbers are doubling every 2.5 days, faster in some places. Without prompt efforts...
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    Bighorns with Dash Cam

    On the way to ski last week. They were licking the road (you can see the wet spots), presumably because the leftover deicer tastes salty.


    https://youtu.be/xTKSdgcIMpQ
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