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September 2012 TOTM - Doing Your Own Work

Discussion in 'TOTM Nominations' started by Burns, August 1, 2012.

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    1. Burns

      Burns Staff Member Moderator Elite Explorer

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      We all own a Explorer or two, ranger or two, explorer and ranger ect. and I know we have some pictures of us getting the work done or the rig on stands just tore apart. The September 2012 TOTM contest is: Doing your own work work on your truck. (Ex. spark plug change, oil change, axle swap, body damage control, to waxing.)

      You will until the end of the month to get some pictures in.

      Dont forget:


      Thanks Guys,
      Burns
       
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      Kert, I really don't think those tiny dolly wheels will be very effective in the dirt. Jus' sayin'


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      Gmanpaint, Mountaineergreen , and bt93 are pictured. I hid.
       
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      Here's a couple of mine, modified ARB winch bumper and custom tube skid plate install on my '03 ST XLT (not done yet), 1st and only in the world swing out tire carrier built onto a ST, rearend rebuild and swap, cladding and bumper paint job. I'm usually working on the truck by myself so I don't have many action shots.

      Oops, only one, ok.

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      Can I just link my registry thread here?

      LOL!

      Oh wait...It's already in my signature :D
       
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    10. reapereviltwin

      reapereviltwin Keep on wheelin John Rock Staff Member Moderator Elite Explorer

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    11. Burns

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      Here is mine when doing my tube doors and a few other things (rewiring some engine bay stuff).

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      Somehow... no matter how underpowered a 4.0 is, I just don't think you are going to be much of an upgrade for your truck... Although, you do seem happier in there than that engine was.
       
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      aw come on. i put down 265hp on the dyno!! or was that the scale in my bathroom? shucks, it may've been the scale :( haha
       
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      ..:shifty_ey ..There's got to be more people who are doing their own work on their trucks...

      ..A picture proves it...:biggthump

      ..I like Xeek's Enthusiasm...:D
       
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      There are. But dunno if we all have pics of use doing it.
       
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      best tear down pic! my tear down photos dont even compare to these.
       
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      New rack and pinion and some suspension freshening along with trimming to fit 35x12.5s. Work was done in January. All of it has held up an amazing eight months! (knock on wood)
       
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      I've been working on the X today (building a rear bumper).. I managed to take a pic after reaching the point of no return..


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      removing extra metal -1 by maniak_az, on Flickr

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      ...I didn't know they still made 3# coffee cans...:D
       
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