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making my 5 a 6

Discussion in 'Builds and Fabricators Forum' started by cj6/442, Jul 8, 2012.

  1. Dec 16, 2013
    Posimoto

    Posimoto Hopeless JEEP Addict

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    :iagree:
     
  2. Dec 16, 2013
    cj6/442

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    tell me about it we hit that trail 3 weeks ago ... still waiting for pics/vids from my buddys
     
  3. Jan 12, 2014
    cj6/442

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  4. Jan 13, 2014
    jzeber

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    Great videos Steve.
     
  5. Jan 13, 2014
    Posimoto

    Posimoto Hopeless JEEP Addict

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    Nice! Little pucker factor there, Steve? Did you ever put that spool in?
     
  6. Jan 13, 2014
    cj6/442

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    nope not yet John ,IT will get in there
    still sport'n a 10+ yr old Powertrax in the rear and a Lockrite,in the front .NEITHER hasn't failed me yet !!!!! and BELIVE ME,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, I have pushed them haha
     
  7. Feb 1, 2014
    cj6/442

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  8. Feb 1, 2014
    piffey263

    piffey263 Active Member

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    so how do you go down a ledge that big? I see you can go up a ledge that big.

    otherwise looks great!
     
  9. Feb 1, 2014
    wheelie

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    Just caught up with this thread and watched the videos. Looks like she works well, Steve. Cool video for sure. Really reminds me of how much I think I would like to have power steering.
     
  10. Feb 8, 2014
    cj6/442

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    I have not had that opportunity YET,,,,,, we found this cyn and it didn't have ANY traffic on it we had no idea what was around the next corner(EXCITING)we just hoped we didn't have to turn around ....... me and the Toyota did figure if we had to go back I would go first and he would winch me down since he's longer and with the ability to use the front end only (Atlas t case) if he did start to get sketchy he could just gas it down and not flip .
     
  11. Mar 2, 2014
    cj6/442

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    SO Sway has been holding up very well for a homebrewed rig and I am super happy..
    climbs really well and has REALLY opened up my choice of lines on the trail

    ..I've been putting this mod off for awhile but it needs to be done .I carry OBA and OBW cables in ammo boxes now and I'm constantly worried about the $200 worth of copper cables disappearing ,,,way to easy to walk away with ..........since my seats are fixed that under seat toolbox is no use to me .I'm going to sink a toolbox lid into the 6 section ,,,,the ribs line up perfectly and I'm going to be brave and cut it out ....don't know what I'll use for the box portion underneath probably mock it up out of wood first to see how deep it can be and not hit the driveshaft with compression .......then sheet steel or alum box

    I found some thin carpet on a job and fixed it up in there ,did the rear floor tops of wheel wells and front floors .I know water Will be a problem but with no top and no wipers I can't drive it anyway ......I was amazed how much it quieted down the jeep
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    layout

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  12. Mar 2, 2014
    Posimoto

    Posimoto Hopeless JEEP Addict

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    Nice, Steve. I'm looking forward to how you make that work. Dittos on the extra wheelbase giving you more options on the lines you take. I've noticed the same with the new wheelbase on my rig. Morris Rock, coming up Cadillac comes to mind.
     
  13. Mar 2, 2014
    jpflat2a

    jpflat2a what's that noise?

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    hmmm....rubbing chin.....
     
  14. Mar 2, 2014
    bkd

    bkd Moderator Supreme Staff Member

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    Great idea Steve

    Sent from my SCH-I545 using Tapatalk
     
  15. Mar 2, 2014
    cj6/442

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    Itchy?
     
  16. Mar 2, 2014
    sdcj6

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    This is the real reason you are cutting the floor..
    On the Rubicon you must haul out what you bring including bio-waste. Steve didn't want to buy the Lugableloo from the Blue Ribbon Coalition so he designed his own version. This is the holding tank so that he can mount the "fixture".

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    Usable even while driving!
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    I am sure all the Members on the trail will be happy to use the new portable facility that Steve will maintain in a clean and pleasant state.
    Let us know when you plan on the first use and take photo's!
     
  17. Mar 2, 2014
    jpflat2a

    jpflat2a what's that noise?

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    Dang, that's pretty clever of you Steve....(chin stopped itching)

    He can sell tickets to other members for trail use.
     
  18. Mar 2, 2014
    jpflat2a

    jpflat2a what's that noise?

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    I hope it's a 2.5 gal flush model, with the water shortage and all.....
     
  19. Mar 2, 2014
    cj6/442

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    hole is cut and trimmed
    next clean it up drill for spot welds, clamp and melt some metal

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  20. Mar 2, 2014
    cj6/442

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    Oba
    obw
    obt?
     
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