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JDraper

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Paraphoe

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Awesome pics, man. Thank your wife for me, she did a helluva job.

I'll get some of mine up tonight. Wait until you all see what IZwack got himself into this afternoon, HAHA!
 






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Great pictures. Did he throw anymore parts at anyone?
I forgot to reconnect my swaybar for the trip back home. Didn't think about it until I was half way to where I needed to be on 81. Was actually quite stable with no sway bars at 75 mph....

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Some shots from today:

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im not gonna lie, i had a hard time getin the focus up to the stageing area...

The rest of them can be found here: CLICKY
 






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Nice, Jay, that was quick! Thanks man.
 






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sometimes im good like that...
 






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Good to see IZWack didn't let up :D

Lemme show you how I spent my day..... Started out with this....

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After many hours of work with the pressure washer and garden hose, ended up with this:

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My carpet is hanging on the clothesline drying after an hour of work with the pressure washer. Hopefully it will dry SOMETIME this week so I can re-install it...

Now I remember why I hate mud soooo much!!
 






SuRrEaLNJ

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Hey jeff, howd your interior manage, i heard you were takin on some water
 






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Hey jeff, howd your interior manage, i heard you were takin on some water

See pix in the posts above...I wish it had been water..but NOOOOOO!!! It was milkshake thick mud....and it was a PITA to remove.

Over the next couple of days, I'll be checking the diffs and xfer case for any mud intrusion, and most likely cleaning out my hubs and front bearings. Checked the tranny fluid today and it looks as good as new, so I'm ok there.
 






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sometimes im good like that...


Now if only you were as good with a map. :p:




And nice work, Jeff. Looks like a real pain in the ass, but it was worth it. I have some shots of you in the muck coming up. :D
 






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To put that mud in perspective, here are a couple of shots from an '02 trip to Paragon. The two trucks are my '01 and Yob Yeknom's. Believe it or not, his truck "was" green....:eek:

Yob Yeknom

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in my defence when i asked that only the first 2 pics were there... hence the question... i kinda figured more would be folowing in another post or somethin.... quess i just jumped the gun

and hay, i said i suck at navigating before you guys handed me the map and said you navigate, so it aint my fault:p:
 












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Nice vids! He was tryin' to get up there yesterday, but didn't quite make it. If at first you don't succeed.....:D
 






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here is few pix of izwack stuck and wheelin in three wheel drive
 

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I think I spent about $5 at the car wash in Hazleton washing the mud and muck off the truck. I also bought 2 cans of engine degreaser and sprayed those as I was waiting in line. Lady next to me commented on how dirty it was, and said it looks like you had a good time. I did buy a new air filter, just to use as a backup when ever I get time to clean it. I have to drop off my camera to get developed and will post pics when I get them. I had a great time, and didn't get too hung up thanks to some great spotting, though the muddy section had me a little worried. Theres a few dings and dents in the gas tank skid, and torsion bar mount cover. Not too bad considering all the scraping I heard... I will be back for the next run. Though a set of sliders might be a worthwhile investment... I had a great time, great group of people and some awesome rigs. I did come out with a slightly bent bumper after bottoming out in the mud where I lost my reverse light. I still don't know how Jeff managed to straighten out his bumper after having it twisted all day. I must say, I was extremely impressed with my truck, being the closest to stock with the smallest tires, I managed to keep up with the other guys except on the rocks at the end of the day Saturday. Looking forward to seeing more pictures.

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A smashing good time :D

I almost joined the roll-over posse .. but thanks to everyone who made sure I didnt :D


...a few dings and dents in the gas tank skid, and torsion bar mount cover. Not too bad considering all the scraping I heard... I will be back for the next run.
Yeah you did very well hunterdan. Great to see you out on the trail.

You too Paraphoe, good job at the play area coming down those rock ledges and steps.
 



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I almost joined the roll-over posse .. but thanks to everyone who made sure I didnt :D

Pucker moment for sure. When I yanked you and your right front tire lifted I nearly crapped myself.


You too Paraphoe, good job at the play area coming down those rock ledges and steps.

Thank you, couldn't have done it without some expert spotting. :thumbsup:
 






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