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Re: Off Roading at Fort Richardson/Elmendorf AFB

Postby Meatloafmountain - May 22nd, 2015, 10:32 pm

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How did that...

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Turn into this :(
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Re: Off Roading at Fort Richardson/Elmendorf AFB

Postby Rook - May 22nd, 2015, 10:38 pm

NOOOOO!

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Re: Off Roading at Fort Richardson/Elmendorf AFB

Postby Rook - May 22nd, 2015, 10:38 pm

NOOOOO!

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Re: Off Roading at Fort Richardson/Elmendorf AFB

Postby Meatloafmountain - May 22nd, 2015, 11:47 pm

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Out. Was able to pop the front bumper cover back in.

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* WeatherTech Floor and Cargo mats - Saddleman Seat Covers - various Plasti-Dipped interior pieces - Greyman Tactical MOLLE boards

* Magnaflow exhaust - AEM Brute Force filter

* front strut tower bar - Moog Front Sway Bars - KYB Struts - H&R 1 inch Lift Springs, Front & Back - KONI Rear Shocks

* Optima Yellow Top battery

UpComing Mods / Repairs / Projects:
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Re: Off Roading at Fort Richardson/Elmendorf AFB

Postby Meatloafmountain - May 22nd, 2015, 11:53 pm

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* WeatherTech Floor and Cargo mats - Saddleman Seat Covers - various Plasti-Dipped interior pieces - Greyman Tactical MOLLE boards

* Magnaflow exhaust - AEM Brute Force filter

* front strut tower bar - Moog Front Sway Bars - KYB Struts - H&R 1 inch Lift Springs, Front & Back - KONI Rear Shocks

* Optima Yellow Top battery

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Re: Off Roading at Fort Richardson/Elmendorf AFB

Postby MadMax - May 23rd, 2015, 4:41 pm

Thought you had one of these, did ya? :doh:

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Glad you were able to fix it :thumb:
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Re: Off Roading at Fort Richardson/Elmendorf AFB

Postby Rook - May 23rd, 2015, 4:45 pm

Meatloafmountain wrote:Image

Out. Was able to pop the front bumper cover back in.



Glad to hear, how does the underside look
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Re: Off Roading at Fort Richardson/Elmendorf AFB

Postby Meatloafmountain - May 23rd, 2015, 5:56 pm

Rook wrote:Glad to hear, how does the underside look


There was a point where I freaked out during the rescue. The front end had sunk so low (the "ground" was up to over half the height of the front wheel) that my catalytic converter or some other hot engine part must have started burning grass because a bunch of smoke shot out. For a split second I thought I had fried my tranny.

Otherwise, it's fine. It's reinforced my idea of lifting the front end and buying that Gibson exhaust, if nothing else than to get a little more clearance and protect those vital under-parts especially when I go "nose down" after cresting hills.

MadMax wrote:Glad you were able to fix it :thumb:


I should have taken a picture of the front bumper cover at the worst part. I really thought I was going to lose it by having it ripped out. As it is, I think the grille guard may have helped a bit by being between the the bottom of the bumper and the ground.
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* WeatherTech Floor and Cargo mats - Saddleman Seat Covers - various Plasti-Dipped interior pieces - Greyman Tactical MOLLE boards

* Magnaflow exhaust - AEM Brute Force filter

* front strut tower bar - Moog Front Sway Bars - KYB Struts - H&R 1 inch Lift Springs, Front & Back - KONI Rear Shocks

* Optima Yellow Top battery

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Re: Off Roading at Fort Richardson/Elmendorf AFB

Postby Meatloafmountain - June 14th, 2015, 2:13 am

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* WeatherTech Floor and Cargo mats - Saddleman Seat Covers - various Plasti-Dipped interior pieces - Greyman Tactical MOLLE boards

* Magnaflow exhaust - AEM Brute Force filter

* front strut tower bar - Moog Front Sway Bars - KYB Struts - H&R 1 inch Lift Springs, Front & Back - KONI Rear Shocks

* Optima Yellow Top battery

UpComing Mods / Repairs / Projects:
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Re: Off Roading at Fort Richardson/Elmendorf AFB

Postby MadMax - June 14th, 2015, 2:39 am

Great pic! :thumb:
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