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Forum: Introduce Yourself! 20 Hours Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 59
Posted By theksmith
welcome (back) to the site! hope to catch you on...

welcome (back) to the site! hope to catch you on a run soon!
Forum: Trip & Event Planning/Sign-up 2 Days Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 92
Posted By theksmith
thanks for organizing a run here Jason! i'd...

thanks for organizing a run here Jason!

i'd join ya if i didn't already have our Lake Pleasant to Table Mesa run to lead that day.
Forum: Camping & Overland Living 2 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 106
Posted By theksmith
i could have cut 2 legs off a table and sold it...

i could have cut 2 legs off a table and sold it to you for far less!

;)
Forum: Your Rig! 1 Week Ago
Replies: 125
Views: 9,746
Posted By theksmith
very nice! ScottL should install that...

very nice!

ScottL should install that insulation kit too - is this the one you used: https://amzn.to/2GdT7q3
Forum: Jeep Specific 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 180
Posted By theksmith
Jeep Finally, why there's no V8 option on a Wrangler!

https://i.ytimg.com/vi/i-n0fWQtWsk/hqdefault.jpg


Tim Kuniskis, North American Head of Jeep, recently revealed the core reason there's not a production Wrangler/Gladiator available with the...
Forum: General Talk 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 187
Posted By theksmith
happy birthday to a great trail buddy and from...

happy birthday to a great trail buddy and from what i hear, an even better grandpa!
Forum: Your Rig! 1 Week Ago
Replies: 464
Views: 70,870
Posted By theksmith
i was out on Sunday doing recon for upcoming...

i was out on Sunday doing recon for upcoming Offroad Passport events...
...
Forum: Trip Reports & Photos 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 284
Posted By theksmith
nice shots Ryan, thanks for posting!

nice shots Ryan, thanks for posting!
Forum: Your Rig! 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 464
Views: 70,870
Posted By theksmith
you've come a long way baby! ...

you've come a long way baby!
...
Forum: Introduce Yourself! 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 180
Posted By theksmith
welcome to the site! both rigs look nice - i...

welcome to the site!

both rigs look nice - i see you like red ;)

think you'll ever lift the Grand a little or is she staying stock?
Forum: Classifieds: Vehicles For Sale 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By theksmith
very nice little trailer! can i ask why...

very nice little trailer!

can i ask why you're selling?
Forum: Your Rig! 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 464
Views: 70,870
Posted By theksmith
the factory stuff that was removed for this...

the factory stuff that was removed for this bumper project totalled about 50 pounds...
- OEM rear bumper, brackets, bolts= 15.5
- OEM hitch, tow hook & bolts = 17
- rear crossmember and portions...
Forum: Communications & Other Electronics 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 96
Views: 7,099
Posted By theksmith
awesome! sorry i'm no help on...

awesome!




sorry i'm no help on colors, i moved the wires around in that little harness so that the colors would make more sense to me.
Forum: Your Rig! 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 464
Views: 70,870
Posted By theksmith
thanks Jim! yes sir, i extended the...

thanks Jim!

yes sir, i extended the corners, wrapped them around the sides, and added the braces which are 2" x 1/2" C-channel (1/8" thick).

before:
...
Forum: Your Rig! 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 464
Views: 70,870
Posted By theksmith
done with all the bumper mods, prepped and...

done with all the bumper mods, prepped and started painting today.
...
Forum: Your Rig! 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 464
Views: 70,870
Posted By theksmith
thank Steve! i am having fun - never really...

thank Steve! i am having fun - never really fabbed anything via individual plates really, especially with lots of angles!
Forum: All Other Activities, Gear & Resources 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 4,981
Posted By theksmith
fyi, the saw is still going strong. my only...

fyi, the saw is still going strong.

my only real annoyances are in the somewhat flimsy fence and hold-down clamp. IMO, the manufacture could make the whole assembly more precise without a ton of...
Forum: Your Rig! 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 464
Views: 70,870
Posted By theksmith
made some good progress on extending the bumper...

made some good progress on extending the bumper corners...
...
Forum: Your Rig! 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 464
Views: 70,870
Posted By theksmith
thanks everyone!

thanks everyone!
Forum: Your Rig! 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 464
Views: 70,870
Posted By theksmith
i gots me a quality pre-owned rear bumper! ;) ...

i gots me a quality pre-owned rear bumper! ;)

it's the Crawler Conceptz Skinny Series JK Rear Bumper with Hitch & Tabs...
Forum: Your Rig! 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 464
Views: 70,870
Posted By theksmith
thanks, yeah - must not have been awake this...

thanks, yeah - must not have been awake this morning all the way ;)
Forum: Your Rig! 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 464
Views: 70,870
Posted By theksmith
March Madness in Kingman...

March Madness in Kingman (https://offroadpassport.com/forum/showthread.php?t=5571) was an awesome event!

overall Gadget did decently on some fairly hardcore trails! we had to stack a couple...
Forum: Your Rig! 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 464
Views: 70,870
Posted By theksmith
thanks! agreed about seeing other people's...

thanks!

agreed about seeing other people's solutions - i get tons of inspiration looking at other folk's posts!
Forum: Camping & Overland Living 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By theksmith
nice! did you make the frame from scratch or base...

nice! did you make the frame from scratch or base it off of something else?
Forum: Communications & Other Electronics 03-14-2019
Replies: 96
Views: 7,099
Posted By theksmith
agreed 100%! "Remote Proximity Keyless...

agreed 100%!

"Remote Proximity Keyless Entry" is a $495 factory option on the new Wrangler JL. actually worth every penny IMO - i wouldn't buy a new vehicle without it now.
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