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  1. WildTurkeycj8

    Scrambler photo contest

    I'll bet you had a pretty tight grip on that steering wheel!! I hope you have video of this!
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    Scrambler photo contest

    Haha! I think we could've used a tow rig like yours! Probably would have avoided our....uhhhh...incidents!!
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    Scrambler photo contest

    A pic of the infamous Fernando tow rig and trailer (his red scrambler in front, my white one in back) we took out to Arkansas for the 1st Annual (I think!) SOA National Scramble!
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    The big red one aka it needs a name

    I think you kinda got the name figured out in your original subject line..."Big Red One needs a name"... . . Bro!! (y)??(n)?? :D
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    Been a while since we had a Beer thread...

    Thanks, Eric!! It's been a long time. I didn't realize how much I've missed working on the jeep and keeping up with all you guys until this year. I've been working hard on the jeep lately, and hope to have it running in time for the Nationals!!
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    One of our own needs your thoughts and prayers - Mr Beep

    Hi Toby - I'm a little late to this thread, but I hope you're feeling better!
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    Been a while since we had a Beer thread...

    I just refreshed my garage kegerator with an extended-quarantine supply...a new keg of Legend Lager (from a local brewery)!
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    RIP Jessie-

    Hey Randy sorry to hear this. They say the only thing wrong with dogs is that they don't live long enough...
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    Krawlstars video

    Nice! Almost needed some paint touch-up there on the passenger rear corner! Good driving!
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    Radiator recommendations? (V8 conversion)

    Swapping in an LT1 and looking for a good buy on an aluminum radiator. I have been doing some internet research and have read that the size of the fluid channels, the number of fins per inch, and other factors make a big difference. Anyway, I'm looking at maybe one from this...
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    Do I need the liquid check valve?

    LT1 swap, doing away with the original charcoal canister and pollution stuff. I have a rollover check valve. Do I still need a liquid check valve? Mine was worn out and damaged. I have the 15 gallon tank with the two vent hoses that originally went to the liquid check valve. I was...
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    Quick update

    Well, finally decided to get back to the build. (I know, I know...:o;)) I'm hoping to be able to make it to the National Scramble in June, but I have A LOT to do before then. Here's a couple of quick progress pics. 1. Had to fab and weld in some new mounts into the rear of the tub. 2. Also...
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    White cj8 near Springfield Mass Sat morning...anybody from this site?

    Hey, I was passing through Springfield, Mass on my way back home Saturday morning and saw a built white CJ8 heading North on Rte 91. Great-looking jeep! -Mike
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    I'm baaaack....(mostly!)

    I debated whether to post this or not, but as a relatively long-term member here, charter member/original treasurer of the Scrambler Owners Association, and participant in both national and regional "Scrambles" of one type or another, I've made a lot of friends here. I appreciate all of you...
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    Part # needed: Timken bearing, Superior one piece axle AMC 20

    Just like the title says...anybody know the part # for the bearing? Thanks -Mike
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    Blown axle seal of some sort....

    Got back from Crozet wheeling on Sunday and have noticed a slow leak of gear oil coming out of my rear driver side axle...drips down on the inside of the rear tire and puddles on the floor, pretty good leak. AMC 20 with one-piece axles. Gonna get out the Chilton manual, but just thought I'd...
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    Crozet, Va trail ride yesterday....

    LittleJohn and I had a great day of wheeling at Crozet yesterday! :) Crozet is very rocky, with big obstacles but also go arounds on MOST;) obstacles. I defintely pushed my Jeep harder yesterday than ever before! We had some carnage...I dented my rocker panel (again) :rolleyes: and...
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    Crozet 4.21.07 (trail ride report)

    Well, this is nothing compared to the Flat Nasty" thread, but I thought I'd post it anyway! Got a chance to go out to Crozet (near Charlottesville, Va) with LittleJohn this past weekend. We got off to a really good start: the Wild Cherry (lol!) LittleJohn's cj7 Unfortunately, I think I...
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    I got yer paint...right here....!!!

    I know I need to update the build thread on the "WildTurkey" project, but here's what I did today: A few "before" pics, includies some shots of primer: A few "after" pics: The color is 1969-1979 AMC Javelin "Big Bad Orange." Still have to paint the doors, windshield, and PSC...
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    The Wild Cherry.....(cj8 #2 quick buildup)

    I'll get to the name of this thread later, but as some of you know, I picked up an 83 cj8 with a chevy 350, sm465, stock axles, homebrew springover, with 36" tires this past spring. The interior was shot, but the frame was good, the body was pretty good, and the engine ran strong! Here's a pic...
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