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Old June 26th, 2017, 05:45
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Waiting for the video of it bombing up Ironman hill......
Still sipping coffee...still no bossman...
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Old June 26th, 2017, 12:30
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Good job.

Here is to hoping you don't break it right off the bat or discover something you overlooked.
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Old July 1st, 2017, 06:24
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Well she's street legal now lol

Trailered all the way to MO. Naturally been doing some testing and tuning joy rides through my parent's neighborhood.






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Was this rig at the Crawl?
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Was this rig at the Crawl?

Yes it most certainly was





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Old July 9th, 2017, 20:04
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Even the dog looks happy about it.

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Old July 10th, 2017, 05:14
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Was this rig at the Crawl?
Yes we broke it Friday night on the Firsh Fossil Exit.....

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Even the dog looks happy about it.

Yes that might have been right after he escaped his collar and ran up the side of a mountain.....
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Old July 10th, 2017, 13:53
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This marks two out of two wheeling trips he has escaped and ran up the side of a mountain. At least he looks happy in the jeep lol


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Don't drive past anymore squirrels or rabbits.

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Here's my report on this things first trip... I'm not cool. No seriously we have cooling issues. Something I sorta knew in the back of head the whole time but told myself "its good enough.." Didn't even get to the top of the trailhead to Playground 1 before I was running too hot for comfort. Because of that I blew my ARB air line out lol.

Went back down, fixed my Efan that wasn't staying on and rerouted my air line and splice rubber hose in the blown section with zipties...it worked pretty well.



Got to the top again and blew the air line again because the new routing was too close to the exhaust pipe at the rear axle...of course. Did a trail fix and it worked all weekend. Front rubi locker worked very well with no issues all weekend..until someone decided to snap my "not so chromoly" shaft.. No biggy time for an upgrade. Even Titan the doggo enjoyed his time in the jeep.











Overall this trip was a much needed test and tune session. Had a great time and can't wait to get back out there in the rocks. Now that the jeep is back in working order I can actually go places now.
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After years of battling the life of having an AW4..well multiple..and continuously being let down like a soccer mom on a diet. I have acquired the old race jeep NV3550 and race shifter kit. Instead of shift shift shift, it will be click click click. I'm so done with the AW4 being nothing but a slush box of lost hopes and dreams.









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After years of battling the life of having an AW4..well multiple..and continuously being let down like a soccer mom on a diet. I have acquired the old race jeep NV3550 and race shifter kit. Instead of shift shift shift, it will be click click click. I'm so done with the AW4 being nothing but a slush box of lost hopes and dreams.





Jealous...... I've never had a problem with an AW-4 in my trail jeep......



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I knew you would come to defend your pride. I had for years, but now the swap is inevitable and all t0o affordable. I think I've been corrupted by ironmanland.
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I knew you would come to defend your pride. I had for years, but now the swap is inevitable and all t0o affordable. I think I've been corrupted by ironmanland.
You are and you have been and so have I! Which is why I have the other half of that.....
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Oh yeah and this happened...




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