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Yesterday 12:44 PM
Returning to this site and 4x4 in general

I am moving to Wisconsin - Black River Falls area at the end of September. Guess I am not a newbie. Been registered on the site since 2002 but I've not been active for several years. I've recently sold all of my 4x4 projects but now returning to 4x4 field and looking to purchase a decent 4x4 as a daily driver in October. So I thought I'd pretend to be a newbie
Anyone from that area?
08-30-2015 02:43 PM
If I seem a little slow, it's only cus I am.

Newbie postin. Got a wise 84 toyota x-tra cab that's teaching me patience.
08-29-2015 09:22 PM
Sentimental 85 yota 2wd owner

Purchased new and cant let her go. Pretty beat up but always starts. Decided to put 4wd under her and make her into a Back to the Future yota. Play Angry
08-18-2015 09:32 AM
Calicustom90 Im new to the site, but ive been wheeling for 12+years
08-06-2015 04:58 PM
I'm a newbie

I have purchased a CJ5 1979 with 360 AMC for fun. Many questions, hello all
07-31-2015 09:36 AM
dragrcr65 Cluck the link in my posts, build thread there. Once you when an auto you will never go back. Easier on the drivetrain, easier on mounts, easier to drive, there is no reason to drive a manual IMO
07-30-2015 11:23 PM
Originally Posted by dragrcr65 View Post
Put a th350/241/205 in it....rig looks familiar.
I'm kinda trying to stay away from auto but I'll look into that set up. How far along is the ls buggy?
07-30-2015 06:32 PM
Originally Posted by calcrawler View Post
I'm Tyler from orangevale, ca. Been lurking around a while finally made an account. Not to familiar with it yet. But I got my 4runner for another member here. It's kinda broke right now. Cracked my tcase last fordyce trip. Looking to do a sm465/203/205 in the near future.



Put a th350/241/205 in it....rig looks familiar.
07-28-2015 09:02 PM
EmJay520 Hello, I'm Michael from Alpharetta GA. I'm new to the off road scene but have mechanical aptitude.
My current DD/project is a 2WD 1987 Mazda B2200 with stock motor/transmission, weber 38 and gutted exhaust. Rear lifted 3 inches with lift shackles and a helper leaf added to the spring pack. Front lifted 2.5" with cranked indexed torsion bars and 1/2" ball joint spacers. Running Wagoneer 15" wheels with 235/65/15 tires.

The day I got it, traded a dead car for it

How it sits now (minus camper shell)

A trailer I made (and yes the pictured Civic DID pull this trailer loaded with 600lbs of scrap before)

Plans include a bastard 4x4 upgrade and a bolt on turbocharged DOHC motor. I'm currently thinking either Wagoneer axles (ft and rear) with the Mazda 4x4 trans (if I can find em) or Grand Cherokee front/Explorer disc rear with a divorced Dana 18/20 t case.

A buddy of mine built a 90 Bronco with 35" s and a nice lift. He wheeled it until his daughter took it out, got stuck, and spun some bearings. He still has it but now he wheels a 07 Wrangler with 35" boggers on Chevy wheels.
07-28-2015 05:29 PM
calcrawler I'm Tyler from orangevale, ca. Been lurking around a while finally made an account. Not to familiar with it yet. But I got my 4runner for another member here. It's kinda broke right now. Cracked my tcase last fordyce trip. Looking to do a sm465/203/205 in the near future.


07-17-2015 12:59 PM
1979 Toyota 4x4

Hey guy's, had a quick question, trying to pick up this toyota 4x4 tomorrow it has a 22re with 200 miles on it, its a rebuild, has a new clutch, but is on a dmv back fee for a year. asking 2,500 obo. im a poor college kid, who is looking for a crawler so what should i offer him?
07-13-2015 10:58 PM
tsteve12 New guy checking in... And I'm really new to all of this.. I'm 18 and I'm really interested in converting my truck to a 4x4... I think I know most of the parts I need and I have stuff already but if you guys could point me in the right direction of where to post.. That'd be so helpful. Thank you so much in advance.

Here's my ride..
07-13-2015 06:28 PM
1slos10 I'm Ronnie from Medina, Tn and here's my ride. 91' Samurai with 2003 Tracker 2.0 motor, 3 speed auto trans, 6:1 transfer case, Dana 44's front and back with 4.56 gears and ARB air lockers, full custom built cage, YJ suspension, fabricated dash, Autometer gauges, and Art Carr shifter.

07-11-2015 01:42 PM
Stormfeather New guy checking in, did a bit of off-roading when I owned a Jeep, Then spent a few years in Iraq & A-stan doing the extreme off-roading where they try to blow you up all the time. Now Im home and getting an itch. Bought a 95 Chevy Tahoe with a little bit of lift and tires, and looking to start building it up from there.
Been a long time quasi lurker, now decided to go full retard and dive in, gonna have lots of questions, so thanks in advance!

I need more flex....


Current "rig"

07-04-2015 08:38 PM
gregn96cuda New here, got a 1997 F250 HD diesel with only 44,000 original miles. Wanted to change the independent front Dana 50, to a Dana 60 when the bushings and ball joints start to fail.
So I start looking around for an old f350, I help a friend pick up his '62 Chrysler 300h on a ranch up near Clearlake Ca. I see an old ford 4x4, and there it is a Dana 60 under the front of a '78 f250. I was told that when anyone would get stuck on the muddy trails on this ranch that they would fire up the old Ford and pull them out every time. It has a 300 6, 4 speed, np205, and 410 gears.
The truck hasn't been driven for 5 years so I ask the owner if he wants to sell it. He says yes $300, but I think it's worth more and I don't want to get over on a friend. So I offer him a Remington 30,06 that has a match barrel, worth about $700 to me.
The only problem now is i want to keep both trucks, so I still need to find a front Dana 60 for the '97.
07-03-2015 01:43 PM
Ramblinman16 I'm new, and have already started something way over my head.....
06-25-2015 06:45 PM
dan newman 2005 Tahoe,,,the journey begins.
06-19-2015 06:29 PM
I think I take that title now...

Hey all...decided to actually register instead of being the forum stalker in the background No offroad vehicle yet, but I'm looking to build one this summer/fall/winter. Hopefully a truck...if not maybe I'll just lift my Olds sedan
06-17-2015 03:15 PM
Does this make me the newest?

I've been stalking around here looking at all the Chevy's for awhile, decided to become a full time member!
06-17-2015 05:22 AM

Newbie here... baha. Working on a 75 Camaro 4x4 project this year, currently have a 92 s10 blazer as my donor.
06-16-2015 09:03 PM
juanfo Hi everyone. Began fixing a chevy pickup late last year. No rust but everything else doesn't work. Bolts cracked or threads stripped. Good times
06-14-2015 07:35 AM
Scrumhalf I have started a new thread in the newb section with those points. Thanks for the advice. No hurry for the purchase - I can wait for the right deal to show up. Plenty of "regular' trails to keep me busy for a long time!
06-14-2015 05:00 AM
Provience There isn't really a FAQ here, so I am going to save my mini-rant here. It may come in handy in the future

There are many people here who are more than willing to help you out, but you really, really, really need to help us out as well.

This isn't facebook, if you want to post a simple statement question like (what toyota should I buy?), PLEASE take it to Facebook. I highly recommend ANY toyota based page, you will likely get 50 or more responses of people telling you why they like whatever they have and therefore it must be good for you too.

It well and fully depends on

1) what your plans for the truck are

2) who you plan to take with you

3) what is your budget

4) how much work you are willing to do yourself

5) what is available around you

6) how long are you willing to look for the 'perfect' truck

Please bring more information into the First Post of your threads. NO we CANNOT remember whatthefuckever it was you were talking about 3 or 4 threads ago and NO we ARE NOT willing to search for what you are working on, even if you stated it in 'another thread'.

If you think that WE need to search to help you, please take it upon yourself to have similar expectations and SEARCH for yourself/questions BEFORE you post.
06-13-2015 10:15 PM
Scrumhalf Newb here looking to buy buy my first 4x4 to access some more remote backpacking trails. Hope to learn and maybe get some advice how and what to purchase!
06-12-2015 07:39 PM
Stormtrooper_TJ Newbie to the forum[IMG][/IMG]!
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