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    I agree with oscar. Kills departure angle. I...

    I agree with oscar. Kills departure angle. I used to use mine, non swing out though. Could still open the hatch with it mounted. It was handy, but all that torque levering (?) in the hitch made me...
  2. Too late of course, but just in case... You could...

    Too late of course, but just in case... You could try to wrap a large, thick ratchet strap around the rear of the camper frame and attach the hooks to your front wheels or some other easily...
  3. I hate missing cool stuff! What were the night...

    I hate missing cool stuff! What were the night temps?
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    I purchased the ...

    I purchased the http://www.backcountry.com/the-north-face-mcmurdo-parka-mens North Face McMurdo parka.

    Honestly, I never wear it. I love it, but it is overkill. I live in the Midwest and it...
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    The v8 is not the most economical. However, I...

    The v8 is not the most economical. However, I have a lift, larger tires, tire carrier, roof rack, and a heavy drawer setup in the back, not to mention all the extras that are installed like power...
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    With the 249 I was getting 11/12, 95% city...

    With the 249 I was getting 11/12, 95% city driving. Highway, even loaded down, was closer to 15/16. I would add 1/2 with the 242 to those numbers. Over 195k on the clock.

    However, it's hard to say...
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    Progress.

    Progress.
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    Made my first purchase towards the trailer...

    Made my first purchase towards the trailer build.http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/03/26a917911b46ebb69efe625701493021.jpg

    I have some such matching ZJ wheels for the trailer, but then I...
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    I removed that flashlight that weekend. I had...

    I removed that flashlight that weekend.

    I had a lingering tcase leak after I swapped to the 242. While I was struggling with that I picked up a front skid. Took the front and tcase skids and...
  10. Also, what was the soundtrack for the video?

    Also, what was the soundtrack for the video?
  11. That is a very good way to immortalize your...

    That is a very good way to immortalize your proposal (and win LOTS of brownie points!). Good job and congrats!
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    I wanted to get rid of the way my jump pack was...

    I wanted to get rid of the way my jump pack was being held with a bungee. Safe I know.
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    I had just received my quick fist clamps and was able to fit the large one around the body of the...
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    FireStik MK-204R Adjustable SS Door Jamb Antenna...

    FireStik MK-204R Adjustable SS Door Jamb Antenna Mount Mini-Kit, $30 shipped from Amazon. Includes 18' fire flex cable.
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    I finally got around to installing a cb antenna a...

    I finally got around to installing a cb antenna a year+ later. I kept squabbling with myself as to where I was going to put it. At first I wanted it opposite of the radio antenna on the front...
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    I forgot to mention, when I was taking the 249...

    I forgot to mention, when I was taking the 249 out I observed that the vent tube did not have the line attached and that there was dried mud in the inlet and the color of the t case fluid was grey....
  16. I agree. A pilsner does have it's place. I...

    I agree. A pilsner does have it's place. I generally try for a light ipa or a nice witbier, but have been known to cheap out on some Coors, the banquet beer.
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    I did shorten the rear, the front fit fine. ...

    I did shorten the rear, the front fit fine.

    Since the donor was a 96, the input and front half of the case did not have to be swapped. That was the only thing I was aware I could swap out. You are...
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    Transfer Case woes.

    Man. When we were driving home from Colorado last year I thought I detected a viscous coupling issue. Turns out I was right. However, I didn't know what I was in for when I decided to replace the...
  19. Sounds like a good time. I'm not sure about the...

    Sounds like a good time. I'm not sure about the pbr, but to each, his own.

    I don't remember, did you re-gear the rear end? Maybe the gearing is too high for the load plus climb?

    Still digging...
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    I just stick a handdul of lint in small brown...

    I just stick a handdul of lint in small brown paper lunch bags. Light the bag and let it go.
  21. Every trip we go on always brings about a...

    Every trip we go on always brings about a collection of grocery store bags that seem replicate in the cab. While on the trail we simply fill these up and stick them in the roof basket. Once we find...
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    At this point I decided to tear the case down to...

    At this point I decided to tear the case down to replace seals and check bearings. http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/11/uba2ure8.jpg

    I found a crap load of rtv in the case. This was stuck in the...
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    Upcoming repair/upgrade. ...

    Upcoming repair/upgrade. http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/10/my4ejaga.jpg

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  24. Why were there dead fish and birds all over? ...

    Why were there dead fish and birds all over?

    Looks like a good trip.

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  25. Love it. Break downs and gremlins suck, but I...

    Love it. Break downs and gremlins suck, but I love it when ppl rock it old school.

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