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Wishbone Runner's Build

Discussion in '4Runners' started by Wishbone Runner, Sep 12, 2012.

  1. Sep 9, 2013 at 10:54 AM
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    Wishbone Runner

    Wishbone Runner [OP] Because 4R

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  2. Sep 20, 2013 at 10:06 AM
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    Wishbone Runner

    Wishbone Runner [OP] Because 4R

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  3. Sep 20, 2013 at 10:12 AM
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    NYCO

    NYCO go explore...

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    well done :thumbsup:
     
  4. Sep 20, 2013 at 12:53 PM
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    Wishbone Runner

    Wishbone Runner [OP] Because 4R

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    Thanks, I think you were the one that recommended CVJ to me, so back at cha! :thumbsup:
     
  5. Nov 6, 2013 at 9:24 AM
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  6. Nov 6, 2013 at 9:26 AM
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  7. Nov 6, 2013 at 9:30 AM
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    Bill Moore Lake

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    Kingston Peak/James Peak Lakes

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  8. Nov 6, 2013 at 9:39 AM
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    Wishbone Runner

    Wishbone Runner [OP] Because 4R

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    Fishing up in Wyo.

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  9. Nov 6, 2013 at 3:26 PM
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    Squeaky Penguin

    Squeaky Penguin Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained

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    You don't get out on nearly enough trips :rolleyes:

    Mallcrawler :p
     
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  10. Nov 6, 2013 at 8:03 PM
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    Wishbone Runner

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    I know, right!

    I actually had hoped to get a few more trips in, but all that early snow had other ideas!
     
  11. Nov 7, 2013 at 11:41 PM
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    AlphaEcho2k5

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    Where about in Wy? Great Pics.
     
  12. Nov 8, 2013 at 12:05 AM
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    Kappes03 Legend of the UG

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    Nice build, pretty badass pics man
     
  13. Nov 8, 2013 at 8:09 AM
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    Thanks guys.

    Miracle Mile section of the N. Platte, about 2 hours from you.
     
  14. Nov 9, 2013 at 4:29 PM
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    Wish the scenery was as good down here as it is out there. Nice pics!
    I'm planning an expedition type trip out there at some point in the future, so I may be picking your brain later lol.
     
  15. Nov 9, 2013 at 8:02 PM
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    Wishbone Runner

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    Thanks, and definitely, would be happy to help out any way I can.
     
  16. Dec 1, 2013 at 5:52 PM
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    Thew a pair of 18W LEDs on the front, took off the 500s, looks a little goofy, but only temporary until they get put in a steel bumper. I got a pair of amber covers as well for inclement weather.

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  17. Dec 1, 2013 at 5:53 PM
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    Also took off the skids for the winter to give them a fresh cost and cut a little weight off or the winter. I would say I got good use out of them this summer :eek:

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  18. Dec 1, 2013 at 6:10 PM
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    RockyMtnTRD

    RockyMtnTRD Wanderlust.

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    How do you like the RCI skids after using em like you have?
     
  19. Dec 1, 2013 at 6:35 PM
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    Well, they have done their job, but I ran into a few issues throughout their use. First was the transfer case skid that is not compatible with my Shrock sliders, so I had to chop them up a bit which significantly weakened them and resulted in bending, but not to the point of any damage to anything else.

    Second, about 2/3 of the mounting points weld-o-nuts in the factory mounting spots either stripped out or broke off, so I had to come up with some creative solutions to keep them tight, but they worked out in the end.

    I am going to pickup a welder this winter and reinforce them as well as come up with some new mounting solutions, which should get everything back to snuff. So, I would say they worked out for me, but I had to do some work on them (through no fault of the design or manufacture) to keep them running, but some may have had issue if they beat on them as hard as I did and did not do any upkeep on them.
     
  20. Dec 1, 2013 at 6:38 PM
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    Wishbone Runner

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    I should also mention that Josh said he would give me a new crossmember if I trashed the cut up one, which I plan to take him up on and weld my sliders on, after a body lift, which will fix the problems that I had with interference.
     
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