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Old 10-25-2017, 12:07 PM   #31
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I have to give the jeep guys proper credit: many of them also frequently run Fordyce Creek and Dusy, and for many of them Rubicon is a weekend trip.

But a slinky on 44s is not something I'd take on a several-thousand-mile trip across the desert.
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Old 10-25-2017, 12:49 PM   #32
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I'm a web-wheeler anyways these days.

Peter, you earn bonus points for driving to the Rubicon, and wheeling on skateboard wheels.
Breaking your shit, fixing it, and driving home.



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As it turned out, the old gal D1 on Rubicon had rear TT worn out to the point of being an open diff, and it was 500 miles away from breaking the eye off a new OME rear shock, and about 1000 miles away from flywheel parting ways with reluctor ring.

That would be a fun tow.
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Old 09-05-2018, 04:12 PM   #34
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I missed this post last year so thanks for he update as it was a great read! Very impressive that you did it on those size tires - maybe there is a reason the Camel Trophy rigs used them?

Rubicon is on my to do list. It probably will never happen but it?s great to read stories about it. Amazing photos too :thumbs:


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