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Whatchya building for BB17?

Discussion in 'Blazer Bash' started by mrk5, Nov 4, 2016.

  1. Jason4x4

    Jason4x4 1/2 ton status

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    No, you were supposed to Swap out your diff.
     
  2. ktmoutfront

    ktmoutfront Stuck going nowhere fast Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    Nah. Straight axle housings are for wimps.

    I did clean yours up and wrapped them to keep them clean.
     
  3. Jason4x4

    Jason4x4 1/2 ton status

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    you did that like 4 years ago...
     
  4. ktmoutfront

    ktmoutfront Stuck going nowhere fast Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    It was a while ago. Bent it at the First dunefest I attended. 2.5 years ago.
     
  5. 1977k5

    1977k5 1 ton status Vendor

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    Popped the front diff cover for the 1st time since BB '16, to fix a leak.

    [​IMG]

    So there's that. Was hoping to have it together to go wheeling next weekend, best guess is that I hurt it during Blazer Bash.
     
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  6. ktmoutfront

    ktmoutfront Stuck going nowhere fast Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    You need to stop grinding your teeth.
     
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  7. 1977k5

    1977k5 1 ton status Vendor

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    They should make a guard for that
     
  8. Blazooki

    Blazooki five-0 Premium Member

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    did the teeth get ground up or did you find chunks?
     
  9. bent72

    bent72 Desert Solitaire Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    That's nasty
     
  10. 1977k5

    1977k5 1 ton status Vendor

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    A bunch of big ol' chunks of gear teeth in the bottom of the diff. Lucky it didn't lock anything up at speed. Totally crazy to not have any issues over that and not find it until pulling the cover to fix a leak.
     
  11. r3dd0g

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    Just pull out the chunks and run it. Think of the weight savings!
     
  12. campfire

    campfire Adventure is out there! Premium Member

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    Have you called ORD yet? ;)
     
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    GWeakland620 THE CK5 Crayon Eater Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    [​IMG]
     
  14. 85k5witha6.2

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    1. finish escalade
    2. build expedition trailer
    3. meet internet friends at BB2017

    well that seems easy enough
     
  15. tn4x4

    tn4x4 Newbie Premium Member

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    Ill be there, Building me 88 k5 that I just picked up. Adding 1 tons, gears and lockers, lift, tires and 12k winch. Stoked to meet you guys and wheel! Driving out from Durango, CO.

    Do you guys mostly camp?

    Pat
     
  16. ktmoutfront

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    There's a hand full of CO guys staying at Moab valley RV. Campground.
     
  18. bent72

    bent72 Desert Solitaire Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    Place sounds booked unless you tie your hammock to some bumpers
     
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    Preferably a winch bumper.
     
  20. 1977k5

    1977k5 1 ton status Vendor

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    And make your hammock out of old winch cables
     
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