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  1. OutCole'd

    OutCole'd Raging Member

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    . I’ve seen those and never knew why I would need it, that make a lot of sence. I’m on it, thanks!
     
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    LargeOrangeFont Steers With Throttle

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    I want to like this twice. I'm thinking of going straight to something like this.
     
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    Spent our first trip in it over New Years in ocotillo. Couldn’t be happier. I ended up getting the flu and slept like 20 hours one day. The wife jumped in and took the kids out for a ride. She has never driven off-road before. The whole family enjoyed it.

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    That is awesome. Hope you feel better.. I came down with the Flu as well.

    What is the ballpark spend for something like that?.. to buy, not to have built (I'm assuming you bought this built from someone).
     
  6. Riverbound

    Riverbound Banned

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    There are very few explorers out there so there’s no real pricing on them. the key is finding one of you can. you can find a decent pre runner (ranger, etc) in the 25k range if you look hard enough. Unfortunately there’s a lot of stuff out there that looks pretty but is junk so you’ve gotta have someone who knows what they are looking at look at it. I got lucky with mine and it was a buddy and a right place right time deal.


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    Thanks, that is what I have seen. Yea, separating the good stuff from the junk is definitely key, and finding something to fit a party of 4 makes it even harder.

    My neighbor in Havasu has a Quad Cab Dakota that seems to work well. I just want something with room for 4 people. That Explorer is really unique, congrats!
     
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    02HoWaRd26 Well-Known Member

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    Cleaned up the ol girl today then got bored and decided to take some pics of her all sexy and shiny, had to rob the boat bag of the Xtreme Products. Proof they are good for more than just the water toy.
     
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    02HoWaRd26 Well-Known Member

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    I’ve seen a few well built Ford sport-trac’s. I’d totally do one
     
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    Riverbound Banned

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    Especially if you can find one with a v8


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    I’ve seen a couple as well. I think I’m going to dip my toe in and buy a Rhino to see how into it the family is. If they are really into it I’ll get a truck in a couple years.
     
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    pwerwagn Inmate #4800

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    Love some DD buggies! Had a buddy with one just like that, was super reliable. Also diggin the dirty life wheels!
     
  13. River Lynchmob

    River Lynchmob What can I do to u for u?

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    Enjoy the trip down the rabbit hole...see you at the bottom...lol

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    Yea.... well that’s actually just a sticker lol i likes the sticker because it matched the wheels. But the wheels are Method’s dirty life doesn’t do 5/205 yet
     
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    pwerwagn Inmate #4800

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    Haha, I thought those were the dirty life road kills! Hadn’t seen them in anything wide 5, but since they’re methods...digging the methods lol.
     
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    The car that brought the moniker that is now my screen name.
    Scratch built from a stack of tubing.
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    Current ride.
    Not nearly as fun or as fast, but better than sitting at home.
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    If I could find the red car I would be tempted to buy it back, but I couldn't drive it. that is why I sold it in the first place. Better just as good memories I guess.
     
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    Finally got to use mine. We spent the week between Christmas and new years in glamis. I had little expectation of the car surviving the trip, considering I got it running and test driven a week before we left. And not knowing if the trans was any good. Much to my surprise I pulled it off the trailer and went for a shakedown run just outside of camp, and much to my surprise the car has a close ratio gear stack and gobs of power. IMG_8264.JPG




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    Any more pics of the red car?
    It's not often you see a mid engine v8 rail, but I'm having a hard time deciphering what's going on with the trans? Olds/Caddy fwd deal?
     
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    Looks to me like a Toronado transaxle?? I am curious too?
     
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    Yes on the transaxle. Good eye. Best friend owned a transmission shop for 3 years and we came up with this in the late 80s. This was the last, and to my way of thinking the best and purtiest of the lot. GM TH 325 built from 89 til 91. GM told him they would only hold 200 HP. He did some very serious mods and we got them to hold over 800. This car, at 647 on the dyno, engine only... seemed the perfect combo.
    The N02 kit loaded the water brake so hard we couldnt get a clean read and I never pushed the button in the sand.
    It was fast enough to kill ya without it.
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    I kid you not. Tugs at my heart to see it. Can't find the photo right now but look closely at the floors near the seats. There are over 400 3/16 holes drilled in the brushed stainless, they are all lightly touched with a 1/14 bit. Went through about 25 bits and 3 days...palm tree and beach scenes...
    Took me 3 weeks to build the floors. Look at the water manifold....2 weeks on that, had a buddy TIG it up...look at the trans case. I polished that sucker while home with a broken leg, had my cast in a hefty bag sitting on a stool in the shop, with a dremel doing the small stuff.
    It sounded amaing at about 7 grand going up Sand Mountain. The launch...well it weighed 1560 with about a gallon of fuel in it. You can imagine the launch. If I did it right it would pull the front wheel to where they were just touching the sand, barely able to steer, and just...go...
    I poured my everything into that car. It turned heads everywhere...
     
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    My previous XJ and Gen 2 Dunrango
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    My current Gen 1 Tundra
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    OutCole'd Raging Member

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    So I ended up starting off inexpensively to see if the family liked off roading so I got a Rhino. My wife drove it and loves it, so I guess upgrading to something else will be easy. She actually wants one for herself now LOL.
     
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    So bitchen how fast ?
     
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    5A245401-0F07-47D1-83C2-C0349D9B5F7D.jpeg Heres mine!
     
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    My razor 1000 have 34s for the mountains and these 34s for the mud running. We have a lot of deep mud running in East Texas.
     

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    rail finished 2.jpg FB_IMG_1509175078516.jpg FB_IMG_1509175078516.jpg What the v8s see of this 126# mazzone .o65 frame
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    old school cool right there.....
     
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    Wicky Mr. Potatohead

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    Here's our Tirbo Buggy. IMG_20171225_174613592.jpg IMG_20171208_081923258_HDR.jpg
     

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