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  1. Thread: 58 Willys Wagon

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    Re: 58 Willys Wagon

    Congrats!! You mentioned that step could be a tough one.

    Solid progress - sleep well.
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    Re: 2021-10-22 - Kelly Flats with James & Michael

    Side tidbit for the trail run...

    James mentioned that a group of people met at Ted's Place and he chatted with them. It seems they were heading up the river for a fish count. A news story showed...
  3. Thread: The Campfire.

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    Re: The Campfire.

    One for James' alter ego:

    Vintage IH

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WfKhT0FzILc
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    Re: 2021-10-22 - Kelly Flats with James & Michael

    Video files are listed here. The "James at the Chutes" is the full version. The video posted prior was a short / the last segment of the full video.

    A full set of photos is at my web site (along...
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    Re: 1977 J10 Honcho "Magnum"

    If you get a nice side shot (showing the full driveline) - I can open the image in a photo editor to measure the angles at each end of the DS
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    Re: Johnny and S Pierson Parks, Sunday 10/24

    If it's getting dumped on, I could be a last minute YES!!
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    2021-10-22 - Kelly Flats with James & Michael

    Friday was a great day to enjoy the day outside.

    I pulled into Ted's Place a couple minutes before nine and James and Michael were there chatting. In short order we were on the road to Kelly...
  8. Thread: Rivian R1T

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    Re: Rivian R1T

    Who / what vehicle is going to be top dog on the Mad Max highway?!
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    Re: Regear advice - shop recommendations?

    Curious. Consider selectable up front then!

    In my experience with two selectables, the front will get activated about 10/20% of the time the rear is activated (summer trails).

    Snow runs with...
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    Re: Regear advice - shop recommendations?

    So, it sounds like the gallery is angling to spend Trent's money - convincing him for a rear selectable and perhaps an open or something lower cost up front.

    Since I'm posting this somewhat snarky...
  11. Thread: Jeep nightmare

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    Re: Jeep nightmare

    A bit of an eye opener - good you don't have to deal with its issues.
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    Re: Regear advice - shop recommendations?

    Yes, re-gearing would be nice. I did consider it when one of the ARB's was being replaced. The shop said the other ARB would need to be replaced / different carrier that you're talking about (though...
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    Re: Regear advice - shop recommendations?

    Trent, have you referenced RPM/ratio/tire size charts to compare your current setup (3.73) to a setup with your intended new ratio (4.57/4.56)?
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    Re: 10.0L 1000hp crate engine

    Just imagine - where we look back at the "hot rods" of the 50's & 60's, folks in 50+ years will look back at the monster ICE's of today. One of those things - if we could know now what would be...
  15. Thread: Jeep on tracks

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    Re: Jeep on tracks

    Shane will be chauffeur to get James and his Dad to high mountain back country ski slopes.
  16. Thread: Jeep on tracks

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    Jeep on tracks

    Putting tracks on a Jeep causes injury in the shop. The dangers of working alone..

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aqZpxY8DkxQ
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    Re: 10.0L 1000hp crate engine

    Because your want your C-channel frame'd vehicle to last more than one "trip around the block". ;)
  18. Thread: Mid-week run?

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    Re: Mid-week run?

    Any time or location is fine by me.

    Old Flowers is open. I believe Moody is closed (listed as open to foot traffic only). County Road 44H should be open (parallels Old Flowers).

    Going to (or...
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    Re: Shift Levers Galore - explained

    Thanks!

    I updated the picture and added A/B/C. From what you have, C is a PTO (rear?? where would forward PTO be located??) with B being front driveshaft and A rear driveshaft?
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    Shift Levers Galore - explained

    OK Folks, this old picture hit my desk today and I'm curious - what do each of the levers accomplish?

    1 - Main transmission gear range
    2 -
    3 -
    4 -
    5 -
    6 -

    Outputs
  21. Thread: Mid-week run?

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    Re: Mid-week run?

    It'd be fun watching the buggy making short work of the chutes - up, down and all around.
  22. Thread: Mid-week run?

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    Re: Mid-week run?

    Depending upon time, you might wish to add Old Flowers Road on the way back.




    Old Flowers - BETWEEN Stove Prairie Road and Pingree Park Road

    FS 152

    Open
  23. Thread: Mid-week run?

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    Re: Mid-week run?

    Ted's or the King Sooper's at the north end of FoCo - either is good.

    King Sooper's north FoCo (fuel)...
  24. Thread: Mid-week run?

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    Re: Mid-week run?

    If you have never been to it - you should check it off of your list. I'd recommend that you give the chutes a try (I probably will if it's dry).

    If you want a shorter day, it could be an...
  25. Thread: Mid-week run?

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    Re: Mid-week run?

    FWIW: My Friday is open. MSV would be a thought. Gretchen - how's your Friday? (or you two could do MSV tomorrow)
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