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post #1926 of 17281 Old 03-13-2012, 03:14 AM
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I'll be driving in. I should be back before the weekend

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Fuck that one on the right. That is for JK Forum which I am banned from. How about JKO instead.
Well, me not being a true JK'r I did not know that was a JKO logo. OK, that one will be getting scrapped in honor of you.

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Lower Mansfeild Canyon

Who would be interested in Running Lower Mansfeild Canyon March 24th or 31st.

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I'll be driving in. I should be back before the weekend
Give me a heads up if you want to hit the trail or put together a meet and greet last minute. I got a new number, pm me for the new one.

Any interest in a little meet and greet action. Its been a while since the last.
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Well, me not being a true JK'r I did not know that was a JKO logo. OK, that one will be getting scrapped in honor of you.

I hope to cut them up this week or next. Just busy all the freaking time it seems
It's all good. There's a market for the JK Forum logo but beware! If u get caught selling something with the JK forum logo, Eddie will try to take away your birthday

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It's all good. There's a market for the JK Forum logo but beware! If u get caught selling something with the JK forum logo, Eddie will try to take away your birthday
Yeah, thats what I said when we were brainstorming ideas of tramp stamps. Could even do JK lettering without the box around it.

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Yeah, thats what I said when we were brainstorming ideas of tramp stamps. Could even do JK lettering without the box around it.

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The 31st would work for me, not sayin I am definately in yet, but the timing is good.
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Great Mansfield slide show wiht vid here:

http://borntourist.com/gallery2/v/wh...nta_ritas/mc11

of course I don;t know where upper starts and lower begins
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Whats up fellas been a while... Question: Is it imperative that I add limiting straps to my 3.5in three link long arm suspension? Also, do you think I will need a new front drive shaft to alleviate my current one from over extending?

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Great Mansfield slide show wiht vid here:

http://borntourist.com/gallery2/v/wh...nta_ritas/mc11

of course I don;t know where upper starts and lower begins
Part 1 of the video shows the nasty tree at 4.12 this is where we started last time just north of the tree for the ones that went...My plan is to start at the bottom and then see how far we can get. Time allotted we might be able to do the whole trail. If need be we can always come out where we started the previous run.

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Whats up fellas been a while... Question: Is it imperative that I add limiting straps to my 3.5in three link long arm suspension? Also, do you think I will need a new front drive shaft to alleviate my current one from over extending?
It's very possible you can run your stock shafts although not recommended by manafacturers. 3 inches of lift is usually the limit on all lifts for the four doors before upgrading drive shafts. As far as limiting straps go I have not seen a need at 3.5 but maybe someone else can chime in on this. It might however depend on your spring size and make/model of lift.

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It's very possible you can run your stock shafts although not recommended by manafacturers. 3 inches of lift is usually the limit on all lifts for the four doors before upgrading drive shafts. As far as limiting straps go I have not seen a need at 3.5 but maybe someone else can chime in on this. It might however depend on your spring size and make/model of lift.
I agree there is no need for limiting straps unless your shocks extend way to far.
In regards to the driveshaft I would definitely recommend a new one. I went with a Tatton and am very happy with the quality.
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Who would be interested in Running Lower Mansfeild Canyon March 24th or 31st.
Hey James,

I might be available to make the run on the 31st too, as long as you guys don't mind a slow poke on the trail with you...lol.

Are you gonna try to get about 5 or 6 rigs on this one? Would make for a nice day.

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I might be able to join as well. I'm sittin completely stock do I'll have to go easy on it


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Might be in. Having my daughters birthday party on Sun so we will have to see.

To anyone interested there are a couple guys going out to the falls on Sat. They are meeting at circle K on E. Tanque Verde at 9
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I agree there is no need for limiting straps unless your shocks extend way to far.
In regards to the driveshaft I would definitely recommend a new one. I went with a Tatton and am very happy with the quality.
x2, your shocks are your limit straps in a sense. Most twin and monotube shocks designed for the lifts won't extend to the point of needing limit straps. Most of the time, you see the straps used when people get to coilovers where the ratio of uptravel/downtravel can vary greatly and may require limiting straps.

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dang trees always popping up in the trail
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dang trees always popping up in the trail
Glad you come along to rip down the limbs so the rest of us don't get hung up!


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maybe it's time to mount chainsaws vertically to your rack to keep them pests in check.



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Looks like Meg has the 31st off so she will probably be going too. Hey Randy, are you gonna make the run?
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Looks like Meg has the 31st off so she will probably be going too. Hey Randy, are you gonna make the run?
Sorry not on the 31st.. Have to help out at an art fair in Tubac. I am however going up that way this morning. I'm going to take a quick look at the lower oart of Mansfield.


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Sorry not on the 31st.. Have to help out at an art fair in Tubac. I am however going up that way this morning. I'm going to take a quick look at the lower oart of Mansfield.
Darn, was hoping to see you down there. let us know what you find, especially the bad stuff if any. Also, did I read right back there somewhere that you said Mansfield was one of the trails slotted for closure?

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Darn, was hoping to see you down there. let us know what you find, especially the bad stuff if any. Also, did I read right back there somewhere that you said Mansfield was one of the trails slotted for closure?

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Yup, Mansfield is one slatted for closure. I'll be against that as they are closing it because its a riparian area. Well, there are other areas they can close instead. Upper part doable in ATV much faster than jeep! Lower part where James wants to go looks very nice at the very beginning (that is at the lower entrance). Then you pass through a gate and right into a wash, but there has been other traffic goi ng up it. I didn't go any further as I was running out of time. James may be onto a good trip there.
keep in mind it is not signed as an oficial road though. But I'm going to ask to include that in the upper part!

BTW I'll be getting a group together to do a trip in the same area but a new road I bet few if any have been on. Time frame "sometime soon"

And be aware Rug Road Campout is coming up SOON April 21st or there abouts...


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