UGH. not only were these things ridiculously expensive when i bought them..
but after just over two years of usage.. both bottom leaves are broken, in the same spot..
and i hate skyjacker's return policy, which is: send part to dealer i purchased part from, they...
hey we have a nice little club started out here in western mass, with potential members from here to boston down to ct and up in nh.
being local to western mass is not a requirement, but lots of our meets are in that area.
drop by our forum and say hi if you're interested in being part of a...
so i wanna buy a winch for my supercab.. i get stuck A LOT. very few of my friends around here have winches, so i see me using it quite a bit on both friends and myself, minimum 2-3 times a month, these are my options:
just got the truck back together after breaking a tab off a skyjacker arm, and cracking/bending the drivers side ttb..
hooked up the front d/s this morning, and filled the diff with fluid--so i decided to break it in right (in my backyard)! :icon_thumby:
top of the hill
just a few pics from the storm last night... links to the full albums are at the bottom :icon_thumby:
here are the 3 albums:
upper tab on drivers side skyjacker extended radius arm.
this is all one piece, both tabs and the metal in between:
i dont know anything about fab work, and will be having someone do this for me.
this is what i was thinking, but i dont know if it will really increase strength , or even...
I led a group of jeeps and one other ranger (Tim / metalmacguyver) up OFR this past weekend, here are a few pics.
early on i realized my LF hub wasnt locking, so tim quickly jacked my truck up and i took the hub apart to find somehow the locking cam had pushed through the first toothed...
got stuck the other day, and really was hammering on it to try and get out--finally broke a shaft since i started running 760x's with tacked caps (broke many shafts running 760x's with full-circle-clips)..
some of the marks are from the axle smashing around in the beam cuz i probably had it...
me 97 ranger 33's lockers f/r 6" skyjacker class 2
tim 97 ranger 33's rear locker, 2" lift
greg 94 b4000 33's rear l/s, 6" skyjacker class 1, 3" bl,
day 1 - friday night
tim (metalmacguyver) drove 3hrs up to my place from plymouth.. we worked on my e-brake.. then we went out in his...
truck is a 97 ranger super cab 4x4..
the axle is a 95+ disc brake explorer 8.8. it came with the left and right e-brake cables installed--so i was hoping i could just hook them up and have the parking brake work.
they fell into place almost perfectly, and attached to the existing 'middle'...
I'm looking to get a pressure washer for cleaning the truck, in sick of spending 3 hours with a garden hose getting the mud out from underneath.
what models does everyone have/what one would you recommend?
im thinking under $150 or less, electric, induction motor if possible in that price...
went out with some guys to a decent local trail, got about halfway to the trail, and the truck started misfiring, fouled #4 plug..
i told the guys to go ahead, and i went into town and got some spare plugs, replaced #4 and went back to the trail, i ended up catching up with them, but not till...
i literally have to repack my wheel bearings and spindle bearings after every wheeling trip, water gets in every single time, and fucks up the grease bad.. im beginning to think im doing something wrong, or i am missing some sort of seal.
brand new this year: (2) skf spindle bearings, (2)...
COMPLECKZ'S RANGER BUILD 4REAL
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i often want to post progress pics, but they are always little small things i'm doing, so i decided to start a thread..
i've already lifted/locked/geared my truck, so i think i'll start at the...
these are some nice poser shots:
just a little trail 10 mins from my house, nothing crazy--leisurely sunday wheelin, i was out alone with my g/f.
slightly 800x600 size pics are here:
if anyone wants a full-size for a wallpaper or something...
little synopsis, about 2 months ago i broke both left front axles, and popped a cap off a joint on the right side. this is with 760x's and full clips, so on my spare set of axles, i now have 760x's, stock clips, tacked caps.. and its held so far.
not only did i break both left axle ears, i...