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    Great photo coverage of the event, I recognized...

    Great photo coverage of the event, I recognized several rigs.

    Oh and that Sportsmobile is 'Hella' cool lol

    What is the shade attachment to your awning? I haven't seen that before.
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    Great job on replacing the u-joints, I haven't...

    Great job on replacing the u-joints, I haven't replaced mine yet. Did you buy OEM or aftermarket?

    As for the vibration, how do the the engine and transmission mounts look? I never actually had a...
  3. I came to the same conclusion two years ago and...

    I came to the same conclusion two years ago and never looked back. I don't even carry a jump-start pack but on the warm summer days I might where I'd leave the fridge running on high- even then I...
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    All great points and ideas guys! I'll try to...

    All great points and ideas guys! I'll try to answer the questions.

    My 3 person tent used to be 10lbs, the 5 person tent with full height (so I can stand up) is 20lbs- not a bad compromise. We also...
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    @Allof75 - you're right the wheels/tires are...

    @Allof75 - you're right the wheels/tires are un-sprung weight but their weight does count towards GVWR.

    @Dmski - hehe yeah I've always been pretty cautious about adding weight (what and where) so...
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    In general, other than the Xterras (and Frontiers...

    In general, other than the Xterras (and Frontiers lately) there just aren't that many Nissan trucks used for offroading. In my opinion as long as you can buy a locker and a good suspension for a...
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    Here's what's been on my mind for some time...

    Here's what's been on my mind for some time now...GVWR.

    GVWR on the door jamb says 5300lbs. The Curbweight of the truck is approx 4300lbs for a total payload of 1000lbs. Some might be surprised to...
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    ^ hehe priorities and perspective man! See I find...

    ^ hehe priorities and perspective man! See I find it surprising when people will spend $2k on a drawer system or $200 for a 1960s chuck box etc :) Yet others find it surprising that I'd put in $8k...
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    I actually liked the Equator's sheetmetal better...

    I actually liked the Equator's sheetmetal better than the Frontiers just on the account that there weren't so many of them. The rest of it is a Frontier so a great truck and very capable right out of...
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    Nice score on the bumper, winch and sliders. How...

    Nice score on the bumper, winch and sliders. How much will the shipping be?
  11. Looks great! and what a deal.

    Looks great! and what a deal.
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    Awesome pics, sounds like a fun trip! How big...

    Awesome pics, sounds like a fun trip!

    How big are those tires on the Vehicross? they look huge on the little [but capable] truck :)
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    haha...not unless these tires do something...

    haha...not unless these tires do something stupid. I think I'm going to hang on to these, the stioc-tire-fire-sale is over :)
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    Nice pics! How wide is the awning? looks smaller...

    Nice pics! How wide is the awning? looks smaller than the one I have- mine is as long as the side of the truck (minus the hood).

    OK stop teasing and let's see the rest of the pics too :)
  15. Nice to see you back and glad things are moving...

    Nice to see you back and glad things are moving along well. Congrats on the job and yes the ARB sounds like a no brainier at that price point, may even be able to negotiate it down another $50-100...
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    Love the tires, they're perfect for my needs...so...

    Love the tires, they're perfect for my needs...so far LOL.
    I think BFG ATs or any other ATs in the same size would actually look wider/nicer IMHO than even these KM2s (these have much larger voids...
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    Thanksgiving trip to Death Valley: ...

    Thanksgiving trip to Death Valley:

    http://www.expeditionportal.com/forum/threads/135336-2014-Thanksgiving-weekend-in-Death-Valley-and-Red-Rock-State-park
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    I forgot about the all-mode part. Not sure what...

    I forgot about the all-mode part. Not sure what the real truth is as some say they work some say they don't for e.g. http://www.amazon.com/review/R3E0369MM9PIRK/ref=cm_cr_pr_viewpnt#R3E0369MM9PIRK
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    Loved my BFGs, they're great and truly a...

    Loved my BFGs, they're great and truly a multi-purpose tire. It's no wonder they've been around this long and often a choice of the overlanders like Tom Sheppard.
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    The LR3 is a great option of course. However,...

    The LR3 is a great option of course. However, xc90 doesn't get the respect it deserves...it has a fantastic all-wheel-drive system- even better than the Subaru's. Do a couple of youtube searches and...
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    The wheels look really nice! Not that the TE...

    The wheels look really nice! Not that the TE wheels were not good looking but these look great!
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    Small addition, with a lengthy explanation lol. ...

    Small addition, with a lengthy explanation lol.

    I've been bringing along a Roll-a-table for a camping table and it's worked OK, it's a bit heavy, awkward to assemble but it doesn't take up much...
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    If it happened within a week and you have manual...

    If it happened within a week and you have manual hubs the axles shouldn't have been turning and therefore the overheating shouldn't be a recent occurance. However, I would've expected more greas to...
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    That's strange. Are you sure the fuses are good?...

    That's strange. Are you sure the fuses are good? try swapping with another fuse.
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    Nice! can't wait to see some pics from your...

    Nice! can't wait to see some pics from your upcoming trip. Yeah deploying the awning by yourself is not the easiest but doable if you follow the steps in the manual. It's much easier with two people...
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