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Old 11-12-2015, 08:11 AM   #101 (permalink)
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is it going to make Thanksgiving on the lakebed?
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Old 11-12-2015, 08:24 AM   #102 (permalink)
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If it does i'll reroute my plans and got to JV. Plus its only an hour or so from the in laws.
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Old 11-12-2015, 07:33 PM   #103 (permalink)
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is it going to make Thanksgiving on the lakebed?
prob not... even it were built in time, I wanna test it a couple times before I hit the rocks. LOTs of new stuff on this rig that I will need to get use to....


plus, I dont have a truck and trailer so its getting driven everywhere I go

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Old 11-23-2015, 08:29 PM   #104 (permalink)
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Old 11-23-2015, 08:31 PM   #105 (permalink)
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Old 11-25-2015, 07:52 PM   #106 (permalink)
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Old 12-01-2015, 09:19 PM   #107 (permalink)
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Old 12-03-2015, 09:22 PM   #108 (permalink)
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is pirate dead or what?
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Old 12-03-2015, 09:56 PM   #109 (permalink)
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We're watching but there does seem to be a dry spell lately.
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Old 12-04-2015, 07:10 AM   #110 (permalink)
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Old 12-04-2015, 07:48 AM   #111 (permalink)
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This thing is turning out bad ass. Top notch work. Is the fab shop in SLO?
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Old 12-04-2015, 09:33 AM   #112 (permalink)
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It's EMF, not EMD, lots more on their site then what's below.

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Old 12-04-2015, 02:22 PM   #113 (permalink)
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Old 12-04-2015, 03:00 PM   #114 (permalink)
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is pirate dead or what?
I check in regularly, Jeep is looking sweet
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Old 12-06-2015, 09:35 AM   #115 (permalink)
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Looks like he fell into the book of faces trap......... its been painted and out of the shop. Not sure if totally ready but looks bad ass
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Old 12-06-2015, 09:47 AM   #116 (permalink)
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Looks like he fell into the book of faces trap......... its been painted and out of the shop. Not sure if totally ready but looks bad ass
pff I dont know what your talking about.....
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Had to get some motivation, so did it the only way I know how....

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Old 12-06-2015, 10:11 AM   #121 (permalink)
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So long story short, bought the front axle built from ECGS. Filled it up with fluid and it puked out the driver side tube....

I bought a built axle to avoid crap like this. Brand new, just fill it up and go.... nope. Now we had to pull apart a brand new axle to replace the seal. Very very frustrating. This entire build seems to have the ol' "one step forward, one giant leap backwards" type of progress.

ECGS did take care of me with this issue, and their customer service is still top notch.



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Why did you have a custom axle built to run spacers in the front?
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Old 12-06-2015, 07:17 PM   #125 (permalink)
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That kinda just happened.
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