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Forum: Trip & Event Planning/Sign-up 18 Hours Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 44
Posted By theksmith
2/23/2019: Log Corral Trail near Fountain Hills, AZ (new theksmith bday run): moderate/difficult 4x4

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/1NApvqAQ8vQ2w9VK4lZN4I7Oojvxrx3LZFSa49gk4D9Sv8Q1lFfrijJfoeVMzfPL1AcXiAp4SKUqaMBncSK5ElcPAAl9gmleV5XGfklbcIfet-IiMwe8847yGmhf6dMcTQF_nV2sTeS_ZukzBj28nPzAdcD6_ok7ttQayp...
Forum: GPS, Mapping & GeoCache 5 Days Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 257
Posted By theksmith
yeah, it is hard to hike around with a tablet in...

yeah, it is hard to hike around with a tablet in hand!
Forum: Your Rig! 5 Days Ago
Replies: 438
Views: 64,267
Posted By theksmith
Gadget and i did some 'sploring Saturday...

Gadget and i did some 'sploring Saturday (scouting for an upcoming run (https://offroadpassport.com/forum/calendar.php?do=getinfo&day=2019-4-27&c=1))...
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Forum: Jeep Specific 6 Days Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 14,883
Posted By theksmith
#8 by 1/2" screws worked well to hold the...

#8 by 1/2" screws worked well to hold the backsplash to the clips that i put in the tailgate. i used black (e-coated) automotive trim screws: https://amzn.to/2TJSF8r

most everything else i got...
Forum: Your Rig! 1 Week Ago
Replies: 438
Views: 64,267
Posted By theksmith
last weekend a few of us explored routes from...

last weekend a few of us explored routes from near Lake Pleasant to the Boulders OHV area (https://offroadpassport.com/forum/showthread.php?t=5594).

here are some photos i stole from Sarah...
Forum: Communications & Other Electronics 1 Week Ago
Replies: 49
Views: 3,080
Posted By theksmith
i hear ya, but sounds like you're super close so...

i hear ya, but sounds like you're super close so don't give up!


have you tried disconnecting the Easyguard, the resistors, and the time-delay relay - then:

- unlock your vehicle with the...
Forum: Your Rig! 1 Week Ago
Replies: 438
Views: 64,267
Posted By theksmith
FYI, i'm stopping by the Coffee & Crawlers...

FYI, i'm stopping by the Coffee & Crawlers meet-n-greet in Tempe tomorrow morning. anyone else?

more info on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/583645072096235/

or if you don't do FB:...
Forum: Your Rig! 1 Week Ago
Replies: 438
Views: 64,267
Posted By theksmith
the bumper & winch install is complete, write-up...

the bumper & winch install is complete, write-up and more photos here: https://offroadpassport.com/forum/showthread.php?t=5593
...
Forum: GPS, Mapping & GeoCache 1 Week Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 257
Posted By theksmith
i know there is an official geocaching app...

i know there is an official geocaching app available - but i've never looked at whether it include pre-downloadable maps, etc.

those maps i created are limited to a zoom level that works for...
Forum: Jeep Specific 1 Week Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 469
Posted By theksmith
i just had to trim this one little ear off the...

i just had to trim this one little ear off the Bulldog Winch vacuum pump relocation bracket...
Forum: Jeep Specific 1 Week Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 469
Posted By theksmith
thanks guys!

thanks guys!
Forum: GPS, Mapping & GeoCache 1 Week Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 257
Posted By theksmith
which map source are you using that you can't get...

which map source are you using that you can't get a tight enough zoom on? what about using the Bing aerial/satellite maps?
Forum: Jeep Specific 1 Week Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 469
Posted By theksmith
Monday i did the wiring. i had to make...

Monday i did the wiring.

i had to make longer cables to go from the solenoid box to the winch itself because of where i wanted to mount it. i cut up the long 3 gauge battery connection cables that...
Forum: Jeep Specific 1 Week Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 469
Posted By theksmith
thanks everyone! getting there... the...

thanks everyone!



getting there... the vacuum pump relocation bracket came in yesterday and i should have some time today to get that modified and mounted.
Forum: Jeep Specific 1 Week Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 469
Posted By theksmith
Saturday i got the winch tray put in place. ...

Saturday i got the winch tray put in place.
...
Forum: Jeep Specific 1 Week Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 469
Posted By theksmith
the manufacturer sells everything raw metal and i...

the manufacturer sells everything raw metal and i didn't really want to deal with taking it to a 3rd party or pay the price to have it powder coated.
Forum: Trip & Event Planning/Sign-up 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Posted By theksmith
FYI - the run is still on even though it's...

FYI - the run is still on even though it's supposed to rain. the trail should be mostly sand and rocks (i.e. not worried too much about mud).
Forum: Trip & Event Planning/Sign-up 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Posted By theksmith
you guys are in!

you guys are in!
Forum: Jeep Specific 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 469
Posted By theksmith
Gadget looks like some kind of bug-eyed evil...

Gadget looks like some kind of bug-eyed evil robot!
...
Forum: Your Rig! 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 438
Views: 64,267
Posted By theksmith
thanks, working on the paint - first coat done!

thanks, working on the paint - first coat done!
Forum: Communications & Other Electronics 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 49
Views: 3,080
Posted By theksmith
cool that you did the 3x lock test, at least you...

cool that you did the 3x lock test, at least you know the Omegalink flash & programming is good. so i'm thinking there's maybe a wiring issue between the Omegalink and the Easyguard...

first - did...
Forum: Trip & Event Planning/Sign-up 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Posted By theksmith
Jeep 2/3/19 This Sunday: Lake Pleasant to Boulders OHV Exploratory: Moderate 4x4

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/PCiiyjB8TQee2888VstKzIewWezP1msEeD140fmheZ5HcO4TQfA_ibRMoY-OoPPL1WYI_UN1MPWVQs5tb-J-AMFPKPu-oDVa3T_lwgAdpZ6uvCmEqdZy9GBC7d8mwl-ucsJ34_pc8kMstC6NuocAEFXMnmQZFC6I2PWpbw...
Forum: Jeep Specific 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 469
Posted By theksmith
it's centered - i think it's just the slight...

it's centered - i think it's just the slight angle of the photo and even more that the winch opening isn't the same on both sides. i'm hoping the opening won't bother me once it's all black -...
Forum: Your Rig! 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 438
Views: 64,267
Posted By theksmith
the bumper came in yesterday. still working on...

the bumper came in yesterday. still working on the install, but so excited!

write-up here: https://offroadpassport.com/forum/showthread.php?t=5593


a quick test-fit:
...
Forum: Jeep Specific 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 469
Posted By theksmith
Jeep Crawler Conceptz Ultimate Series Aluminum JK Front Winch Bumper & Smittybilt X2O Winch Install

i purchased a Ultimate Series Aluminum JK Front Bumper (http://crawlerconceptz.com/index.php/jk-parts/jeep-jk-bumpers-tire-carriers/jeep-jk-front-bumpers/ul-fb-001.html) from Crawler Conceptz through...
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