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Evil Queen
11-24-2008, 12:31 PM
new snorkel, new OBA, new lights and new bedliner!!! Thanks so much Ben, Rover and Mongo!!!!
Oh yeah...new paintball paint too :hehe: and no I haven't washed him yet


http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o266/evilqueen33/my%20cars/397.jpg

http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o266/evilqueen33/my%20cars/398.jpg

http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o266/evilqueen33/my%20cars/399.jpg

http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o266/evilqueen33/my%20cars/401.jpg

BIGBEN
11-24-2008, 12:34 PM
no picks of underhood. what about the interior. :hehe:


or are there pics that i am not seeing again.

Evil Queen
11-24-2008, 02:13 PM
nope...that is as far as I got.....figured I better post those before I forget. I'm going to finally wash/detail Max for the winter...I'll take more then

Ray
11-24-2008, 02:44 PM
Looking good

Evil Queen
11-24-2008, 05:50 PM
Looking good

you just wanna get laid

Buggy Tim
11-24-2008, 05:54 PM
Viair...wowzers.

Cool.

Eric_N
11-24-2008, 06:10 PM
Is there any way you could turn the tank around to protect that drain/petcock a little better? It would suck to have that thing ripped off. Otherwise looks good.

BIGBEN
11-24-2008, 10:26 PM
to hit that petcock something would have to come up between the control arm and the driveshaft. something else will probably get broken before the petcock is hit. if the tank were turned the other way the petcock would be about the same level as the bottom of the frame. much easier to damage.

Mongo
11-24-2008, 10:29 PM
If it becomes an issue just remove petcock and install a plug.

BIGBEN
11-24-2008, 10:30 PM
If it becomes an issue just remove petcock and install a plug.

that being the other option. :thumb:

Evil Queen
11-25-2008, 10:05 AM
I have another petcock?

Eric_N
11-25-2008, 02:28 PM
to hit that petcock something would have to come up between the control arm and the driveshaft. something else will probably get broken before the petcock is hit. if the tank were turned the other way the petcock would be about the same level as the bottom of the frame. much easier to damage.

I think it might just be the picture.

I managaed to dent the floor(yes, the floor) in my truck in roughly the same spot as that tank. I got extremely hung up, destroyed the complete exhaust system, even the header, and bent a frame crossmember. But I cant drive.

Beefy
11-28-2008, 01:26 PM
I think it might just be the picture.

I managaed to dent the floor(yes, the floor) in my truck in roughly the same spot as that tank. I got extremely hung up, destroyed the complete exhaust system, even the header, and bent a frame crossmember. But I cant drive.

:thumb:

:ptt:

Evil Queen
12-12-2010, 03:08 PM
I need to merge some threads into this one :D

My next plan for Max (until the one tons this spring) is to paint him in the garage. Once I get him home from Chop I have to clean all the mud outta the frame that Chop stuffed in there

Then, the plan is to paint him Satin Black with Gloss Black skulls and Glow in the dark skulls stenciled on. I think I might do the entire undercarriage in red.

Mongo
12-13-2010, 09:30 PM
Pissed on Max today.

Beefy
12-31-2010, 09:43 AM
Max :nate:

Evil Queen
12-31-2010, 12:17 PM
I'm going to paint Max's top on Saturday/Sunday and then I can take it out of the garage and tarp it so I can fit Max in the garage to start on him :woot:

Mongo
12-31-2010, 04:43 PM
Jeeps have tops?

BIGBEN
12-31-2010, 04:58 PM
Jeeps have tops?

if you call a piece of fabric a top. :thumb:

Evil Queen
01-02-2011, 07:49 PM
hahahha...went out to the garage last night to start painting...took Ray about 15 minutes before he was out there "to charge the snowmachine battery" aka: checking to see what the hell I'm doing in his garage.

I did find how he still used the cherry picker without the hydrolic part:

http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv28/dominatrix33/IMG_2237.jpg

Evil Queen
01-03-2011, 12:18 AM
Painted the topper Satin black, designed a skull I like and made a stencil and stenciled 4 skulls in gloss black

http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv28/dominatrix33/MW/IMG_2252.jpg

http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv28/dominatrix33/MW/IMG_2249.jpg

http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv28/dominatrix33/MW/IMG_2260.jpg

http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv28/dominatrix33/MW/IMG_2253-Copy.jpg

BIGBEN
01-03-2011, 05:47 AM
looks cool. :thumb:

i need to find a skull and crossbones stencil for my heep. :hehe:

Beefy
01-03-2011, 07:24 AM
Nice!

chop
01-03-2011, 07:56 AM
That looks cool

R4W
01-03-2011, 08:16 PM
Looks bad ass!

Alter Ego
01-03-2011, 09:28 PM
Those are great. But, you realize, the only time people will see them is when you tip over.

Evil Queen
01-03-2011, 09:29 PM
Those are great. But, you realize, the only time people will see them is when you tip over.

possibly, but they will be sprayed with reflective coating as well....and should be visible on night runs if I'm downhill :hehe:

Evil Queen
01-20-2011, 12:00 AM
:woot: It is gone...another albatross off Max's back!!!!! The tire carrier from hell is no more....did quite a bit of damage to the body over the last couple years :sadpanda: Tried an air hammer on the weld first and then went to a sawzall. And the stickers are gone too.

http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv28/dominatrix33/IMG_2391.jpg

http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv28/dominatrix33/IMG_2397.jpg

http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv28/dominatrix33/IMG_2419.jpg

http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv28/dominatrix33/IMG_2421.jpg

http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv28/dominatrix33/IMG_2428.jpg

http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv28/dominatrix33/IMG_2388.jpg

http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv28/dominatrix33/IMG_2400.jpg

Mongo
01-20-2011, 12:06 AM
Booty Fab Customs!!!!!!!!!!!!!NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

Evil Queen
01-20-2011, 12:15 AM
Booty Fab Customs!!!!!!!!!!!!!NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

I have replacements for when Max is painted :D

that was actually the hardest one to get off

Mongo
01-20-2011, 07:55 AM
that was actually the hardest one to get off

I've been told that.:blush:

GaterDubs
01-20-2011, 08:10 AM
glad to see you got that tire carrier off of there. i bet that some full corner guards would cover up that damage very nicely. looks good tho nice air system :thumb:

Beefy
01-20-2011, 02:43 PM
Needs bling dubs

Mongo
01-20-2011, 03:38 PM
Needs bling dubs

With chrome spinning beadlocks.

Evil Queen
01-23-2011, 05:47 PM
Finally was able to get ahold of all the supplies I think I'll need for this paint job.

Didn't think the excursion was going to start this morning :eek: Had the hardest time finding 1000 and 2000 sandpaper, but got them finally. Living in a small town sucks when you need supplies.

I'm starting tonight on one of the doors to see if I can do bondo work and if I like the effect of the paint..hoping it is truly self leveling. If all else fails...I'll rattlecan it.

That is, if the garage will heat up to 70...otherwise, tomorrow is another day :hehe:

Evil Queen
01-24-2011, 01:08 AM
Not quite sure who I'm more pissed at right now, Kfab, Ray or Torx :pissed:

I've got the torx for the door hinges soaking in pb blaster overnight. If i can't get them off, I'll have to sand and paint the doors with the hardware still on them. That will definitely be more difficult and look like crap. Thanks to Kfab, I'll have to do a little sheet metal work to boot.

Here is the body where the stupid tire carrier from hell kept hitting

http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv28/dominatrix33/MW/IMG_2518.jpg

http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv28/dominatrix33/MW/IMG_2519.jpg

oz97tj
01-24-2011, 03:49 AM
I don't think that had anything to do with the tire carrier. That is a common place for them to rust. Look at any TJ, and they always get a rust hole right there. The other side of the tailgate doesn't rust near as bad for some reason.

Beefy
01-24-2011, 08:25 AM
No its def from the tire carrier... The body was heated with a torch, then bashed in to make room for the tire carrier... Then spray painted.

Rust loves that

GaterDubs
01-24-2011, 10:05 AM
hey at least there is a nice window to the body mount :blush: . just trying to be positive.

im sure Chop would love to throw some corner guards on there for ya

oz97tj
01-24-2011, 03:47 PM
No its def from the tire carrier... The body was heated with a torch, then bashed in to make room for the tire carrier... Then spray painted.

Rust loves that

hahaha. Well ok then.

Black skull
01-25-2011, 04:16 AM
With chrome spinning beadlocks.

http://i717.photobucket.com/albums/ww171/Skull1996/solgoode.gif

GaterDubs
01-25-2011, 04:04 PM
Dang look at them Dubs. Some people are going to think that's my Jeep:hehe:

Evil Queen
01-29-2011, 11:07 PM
This sanding and painting thing sucks. I'm starting to think I should've stuck to the rattlecan plan. :(

Ray came out to the garage and said...the hell with that, just buy a new one..I said Okay! He laughed one of those "as if" laughs and left

Evil Queen
02-07-2011, 12:32 AM
Well, I have some updates after a weekend with Ben. Decided not to put fender flares back on. I will need to sawzall the openings a bit more evenly. Ben welded a patch on the back for me, it'll be covered with corner guards anyway, but it won't be a gaping wound behind there. He also showed me how to use a grinder for evening out and cutting off bolts. Our welder sucks, but it was better than nothing. All in all, just had a great time with a good friend.

First had to get my axles out of the way

best part
http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv28/dominatrix33/MW/IMG_2566.jpg

http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv28/dominatrix33/MW/IMG_2569.jpg

http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv28/dominatrix33/MW/IMG_2571.jpg

then to work:

http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv28/dominatrix33/MW/IMG_2549.jpg

http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv28/dominatrix33/MW/IMG_2550.jpg

http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv28/dominatrix33/MW/IMG_2561.jpg

http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv28/dominatrix33/MW/IMG_2576.jpg

http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv28/dominatrix33/MW/IMG_2582.jpg

http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv28/dominatrix33/MW/IMG_2584.jpg

http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv28/dominatrix33/MW/IMG_2586.jpg

Evil Queen
02-07-2011, 12:34 AM
4 of the 6 coats of paint done on the door, it is wet here, it will be satin, not gloss but this method is working great so far....

http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv28/dominatrix33/MW/IMG_2587.jpg

GaterDubs
02-07-2011, 07:52 AM
everything looks like its coming together nicely. :thumb:

Beefy
02-07-2011, 08:02 AM
x2

Evil Queen
02-07-2011, 11:50 AM
well..its all cosmetic for now :(
Until I save up enough to put those axles under Max

BIGBEN
02-07-2011, 06:33 PM
i don't like body work. never want to do it again. :hehe:


but i do have some plans for pams rearend. :lech: :D

Evil Queen
02-07-2011, 09:34 PM
i don't like body work. never want to do it again. :hehe:


but i do have some plans for pams rearend. :lech: :D

:blush:

Evil Queen
02-15-2011, 08:23 PM
Test on painting application is complete...I like it.

7 coats of a rustoleum satin black/mineral spirits mix
wet sand between every two coats and one final coat.

gloss skull
reflective paint over gloss

http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv28/dominatrix33/MW/IMG_2641.jpg

http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv28/dominatrix33/MW/IMG_2645.jpg

http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv28/dominatrix33/MW/IMG_2644.jpg

BIGBEN
02-15-2011, 10:54 PM
looks good pam. i will take some pics of the tailgate mods soon. :thumb:

Beefy
02-15-2011, 11:15 PM
Nice!

Evil Queen
03-01-2011, 10:20 PM
I'm frickin tired of sanding

Ray says I'm too picky and he would have painted the mofo already :shrug:

Should be ready for bondo tomorrow...then paint

I got talked out of my new spotlights :cry:

Evil Queen
03-01-2011, 10:31 PM
these are what I wanted....they are adaptable for jeep spotlights

$1000 a pair....choice of chrome or black chrome

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_N5gjaku9OFU/S9z1DVNn8PI/AAAAAAAAAGQ/zRKetwGPhEg/s320/1-SKULLCA.jpg

Black skull
03-01-2011, 11:39 PM
Do you have a link for the skull lights. nice find but for $1,000 I don't know.

Evil Queen
03-02-2011, 12:04 AM
these were from HeadWinds...they were at Autorama.....but there are others out there much cheaper, some are aluminum, some don't have the light in the mouth etc.

LuckyCharm4x4
03-02-2011, 12:14 AM
Lookin good Pam, Are you loving the paint fumes?

Evil Queen
03-02-2011, 12:30 AM
haha. Thank you Bryan. I couldn't do the spray paint because of my breathing. I wear a full mask when I sand even. I actually looked up a method of painting using a roller...makes me feel like a redneck but it works. Best part is the paint is low fumes, doesn't require a mask and isn't flammable, so I don't have to open the garage door.

And the results so far are better than the satin black cars in the basement of the Autorama!!!

BIGBEN
03-02-2011, 12:32 AM
that reminds me, i should get working on those corners and tailgate. :hehe:

BigBird
03-02-2011, 08:48 AM
Love the paint on the door... Looking Great!!!

Evil Queen
03-02-2011, 11:43 AM
Love the paint on the door... Looking Great!!!

I almost came to your side of the bridge for the paint....the method called for Tremclad, something we "yanks" don't have here. They do, however, also make Rustoleum and I was told that is a pretty fair substitute for the Tremclad.

BigBird
03-02-2011, 01:35 PM
tremclad is the "Shit" for painting steel... Paint over the rust... and it's all good...

Can't wait for Drummond... Gotta get my shit together!

Evil Queen
03-12-2011, 07:06 PM
I've been talking to a few of you about how I'm painting max....with a roller :D

I have lung problems and really worried about spray painting that much...I found this link and decided to try it on just one of the doors....it came out great! I had to modify a couple things...we can't get Tremclad on this side of the bridge, but Rustoleum is working fine. The other thing was a final sanding ....had to bypass this because of the satin finish

Just put the second coat on today...looking better than I had hoped!

http://board.moparts.org/ubbthreads/showflat.php?Cat=0&Number=2331682&page=0&fpart=1&vc=1

Evil Queen
03-16-2011, 04:22 PM
well hopefully the last coat is dry and looks good.....I'm afraid to go look. Was a bit tougher than I thought to do this roller job on the body with all the curves...had to sand out a ton of runs....but the doors look great since they were flat :hehe:

if it is a go, I'll spray a clear coat on it while the weather is nice and I can do it outside and post pics later

Evil Queen
03-16-2011, 05:30 PM
Well, the paint job came out better than I expected...but the clear coat was a big ass mistake....I used clear satin and it looks like I sprayed a white cobweb over the whole thing....it better dry clear or I'll be pissed...and sanding some more :cry:

thrca
03-16-2011, 08:42 PM
FWIW, if you use acrylic and enamel together (en paint, acry clear, or vise versa), it will do very odd things. like crinkle and stuff. I have had luck sanding just a little with very fine paper and going with clear again. If you have only done a little, try a very very light coat of clear (to shield the paint from the chemical reaction), then once it dries go with a little thicker coat

If that is in fact what happened, you could just chalk it up as a lesson learned in chemistry and get clear coat to match the type of paint you used.

Evil Queen
03-16-2011, 09:47 PM
I didn't know that....I bet that is exactly what happened. Well live and learn it is....I put another coat of black satin over the clear....we'll see in the morning :shrug:

thanks for that info....I'll remember that in the future!!!!

Evil Queen
03-16-2011, 10:07 PM
The area least affected by the clear coat:

http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv28/dominatrix33/IMG_3140.jpg

the effect the clear coat had on the hood:

http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv28/dominatrix33/IMG_3141.jpg

thrca
03-16-2011, 10:22 PM
Hard to tell from the pics, but that doesnt look like a paint type mismatch. perhaps an inconspicuous location could get an extra coat to see what happens.

Evil Queen
03-22-2011, 01:43 AM
Final result....still have some painting to do when Ben gets here with the tailgate/corner guards, and I have more skull templates to make and add...but for now.....the skulls/evil queen are gloss black and reflective

http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv28/dominatrix33/IMG_3002.jpg

http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv28/dominatrix33/IMG_3003.jpg

Alter Ego
03-22-2011, 04:33 AM
I like it!

BIGBEN
03-22-2011, 09:21 AM
looks good. :thumb:

LuckyCharm4x4
03-22-2011, 10:58 AM
Lookin good so far Pam!

Evil Queen
07-06-2011, 11:49 AM
Well, Max went to a fabricator today to get his frame repaired where the rear control arms attach. I'm gonna miss him :cry:

The guy looked up underneath and said..."whoa, you got a mess there"

I said..yep

He said "both sides?"

I said...."you are looking at the good side"

bronc j-8
07-06-2011, 02:12 PM
Hope Jerry takes good care of you

Rover
07-06-2011, 03:31 PM
where they as bad as bjb's ? :ha:

http://i117.photobucket.com/albums/o74/landrollover/n651955174_2820217_7828.jpg

BIGBEN
07-06-2011, 06:04 PM
:lol:



max has holes in the bottom of the frame, while the mounts are all still attached.

Evil Queen
07-06-2011, 07:15 PM
ahhhh the old days :hehe:

Thread-Killer
07-06-2011, 10:46 PM
where they as bad as bjb's ? :ha:

http://i117.photobucket.com/albums/o74/landrollover/n651955174_2820217_7828.jpg

how can anyone weld this bad?

chop
07-06-2011, 11:04 PM
where they as bad as bjb's ? :ha:

http://i117.photobucket.com/albums/o74/landrollover/n651955174_2820217_7828.jpg

Hahaha I remember this event. That was a great night

Thread-Killer
07-06-2011, 11:14 PM
who did that welding, cause I don't ever want that person near my vehicles......... of course I probably won't very many of you near my vehicles cause I believe the lot of you would do somthing similar!!!

Evil Queen
07-20-2011, 09:04 PM
Max's frame fix

http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv28/dominatrix33/IMG_4876.jpg

http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv28/dominatrix33/IMG_4875.jpg

http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv28/dominatrix33/IMG_4874.jpg

http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv28/dominatrix33/IMG_4873.jpg

Alter Ego
07-20-2011, 09:49 PM
No more competitions, OK? The old Jeeps hips are fragile.

Evil Queen
07-20-2011, 09:55 PM
Not anymore...but I've got better things to spend my money on these days

Fudd
07-20-2011, 11:34 PM
Well, Max went to a fabricator today to get his frame repaired where the rear control arms attach. I'm gonna miss him :cry:



Not that I would wish it on anyone, but I'm glad to see I'm not the only one with a TJ with a bad frame. Maybe the aftermarket suppliers will start making new ones sometime in the near future...

Looks like you got a better repair than I did on mine, but mine isn't quite as bad as the "gay" repair, lol

Paint and stickers are looking pretty cool Pam!

BIGBEN
07-31-2011, 03:37 PM
hey mom, almost ready for paint. :thumb:

http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll157/BIGBEN68/jeep%20stuff/IMG_0112.jpg
http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll157/BIGBEN68/jeep%20stuff/IMG_0111.jpg

nick_n_ii
07-31-2011, 05:44 PM
http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv28/dominatrix33/IMG_3003.jpg


I like the way this looks...

Is the reflective a additive or some kinda paint?

BIGBEN
09-19-2011, 09:05 PM
you are really going to like the new tailgate pam.

no preview pics, you are going to have to wait until it is done.

Evil Queen
09-19-2011, 09:22 PM
Is your upcoming visit going to include this or do you just miss my face?

BIGBEN
09-19-2011, 09:24 PM
Is your upcoming visit going to include this or do you just miss my face?

both :hug: :nate:

Evil Queen
09-19-2011, 09:37 PM
thank you :blush:

How long can you stay? Is a trip to Drummond in order? I was planning on going there next monday. I miss Drummond badly.

BIGBEN
09-19-2011, 09:44 PM
thank you :blush:

How long can you stay? Is a trip to Drummond in order? I was planning on going there next monday. I miss Drummond badly.

i will have to be back for school monday morning.

that and i don't know how bad removing the old tailgate from max is going to be. those torx bolts never come out easy.

i guess we will have to see how it goes.

Evil Queen
09-19-2011, 09:58 PM
Then I might go to Drummond early this week. A day trip of solitude is in order.

Will you be bringing the corner guards? I know my welder was lacking...do I need to get somethings for it? If so, what.....I'll make sure I have them

and the haunted room will be ready for you. The big shower is up and running as well. :dance:

and I've got a big screen in the hall set up for my painting...with a couch behind it for guests to keep me company while I paint!!!!!! No more keeping Ray awake :hehe:

got Ilsa for me?????

BIGBEN
09-19-2011, 10:05 PM
yep corner guards are going on as well as the tailgate. you have the LED taillights correct.

i am doing a couple of cool things with the backup lights and license plate.



and i still need to look into burning ilsa onto a disc for you.

Trucks are for girls!
09-20-2011, 01:21 AM
thank you :blush:

How long can you stay? Is a trip to Drummond in order? I was planning on going there next monday. I miss Drummond badly.

if ya wanted to go to drummond on monday, i could go. i have the day off

Trucks are for girls!
09-20-2011, 05:30 PM
if ya wanted to go to drummond on monday, i could go. i have the day off

cancel that i am out for anything for a while :sadpanda:

Evil Queen
09-20-2011, 05:55 PM
damn, let me know if that changes.

Alter Ego
09-23-2011, 10:04 PM
There is a rumor Max is getting some work done. Any progress?

Evil Queen
09-23-2011, 11:57 PM
Yes! The tailgate is off, the corner guards are on. The round LED lights are in.

AND Ben and Ray and I just finished watching Ilsa, been looking for that movie forever

Evil Queen
09-24-2011, 09:11 AM
Progress so far yesterday...

the start:
http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv28/dominatrix33/IMG_6130.jpg

My tailgate had gotten so bad, it was nearly impossible to open
http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv28/dominatrix33/IMG_6133.jpg

http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv28/dominatrix33/IMG_6135.jpg

http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv28/dominatrix33/IMG_6150.jpg

http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv28/dominatrix33/IMG_6149.jpg

and we even got some company too!!! Beefy, Lizard and Megan stopped by the Dam Site first to see me and then stopped at the house to see Ben :nate:

http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv28/dominatrix33/IMG_6132.jpg

http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv28/dominatrix33/IMG_6131.jpg

Alter Ego
09-24-2011, 11:14 AM
Nice loookin.

Please tell me those taillights are not wired with those blue fold over connectors.

Evil Queen
09-24-2011, 11:30 AM
he said "fuk NO....who asked? I'm gonna beat him"

ahahahhhahahha

BIGBEN
09-24-2011, 11:40 AM
Nice loookin.

Please tell me those taillights are not wired with those blue fold over connectors.

how dare you try to bring my wiring abilities into question by even associating me with those pile of poop hack wire connections. :pissed:

Sir, the next time we meet i challenge you to a duel. my honor will not be besmirched by a common ruffian such as yourself. :hehe:

Evil Queen
09-24-2011, 11:46 AM
damsel in distress wrings her hands.....

OH NOOOOOOOO

Alter Ego
09-24-2011, 02:51 PM
Your name now on same list as moose and squirrel

http://blogs.houstonpress.com/artattack/Boris-Badenov.jpg

Evil Queen
09-24-2011, 05:30 PM
Hahahaha

BIGBEN
09-24-2011, 09:27 PM
Your name now on same list as moose and squirrel

http://blogs.houstonpress.com/artattack/Boris-Badenov.jpg

:hehe: :rasp:

Beefy
09-25-2011, 10:15 PM
I like the pic Pam just sent me of the tail lights :ptt:

Evil Queen
09-27-2011, 12:28 AM
Okay the end result of Ben's weekend visit.....

http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv28/dominatrix33/IMG_6179.jpg

http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv28/dominatrix33/IMG_6168.jpg

http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv28/dominatrix33/IMG_6203-1.jpg

http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv28/dominatrix33/IMG_6202.jpg

http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv28/dominatrix33/IMG_6183.jpg

http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv28/dominatrix33/IMG_6184.jpg


However...I cannot seem to find the responsible party *cough* AlterEgo *cough* for the many little mirrored diamonds stuck all over the inside of Max......

http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv28/dominatrix33/IMG_6198.jpg

BIGBEN
09-27-2011, 05:29 PM
looking at the first pic, damn i am fat. :(

Alter Ego
09-27-2011, 07:18 PM
Nonsense. I was home all weekend

Evil Queen
09-27-2011, 08:03 PM
Nonsense. I was home all weekend

They've been there since DI....and the magic bubble trip

Alter Ego
09-27-2011, 09:07 PM
So, magic bubbles and little tiny mirrors, hmm?

Was there a Cheshire Cat involved too?

Evil Queen
09-27-2011, 09:08 PM
I believe so.....

Alter Ego
09-27-2011, 11:18 PM
Pam in wonderland?

Beefy
11-29-2011, 03:36 PM
Time for 1 tonz?

Evil Queen
11-29-2011, 07:06 PM
Time for 1 tonz?

Never!

I watched so many in the club decide to go to one tons and NO ONE is wheeling yet after a year...except you "occasionally". Nope, I can do all I want to safely and sanely with what I have. If I hit the lotto, I "might" get a rig with one tons...but Max is doing fine for me the way he is.....

oz97tj
11-29-2011, 09:50 PM
Tons are over rated and retarded for most people. Just a waste of time and money and wont give you any real benefit.

chop
11-29-2011, 10:01 PM
I am all for tons they have been the best up grade I have ever done. I mean 3 yrs of hard wheeling and all I had to do is maintain it and change the oil. My rig was in perfect working order I just took it apart to change it up for a go fast jeep.

Nothing like wheeling and not worrying about braking. ;)

Evil Queen
11-29-2011, 10:18 PM
Yes, but you own a shop to do the work in, have the expertise (the best I might add) to do it, have access to the best stuff.....

Now, how much would it cost start to finish for me to put mine under max? All things considered, I could probably buy a rig with them cheaper than upgrading. Beef has tons and breaks constantly. I just don't wheel that hardcore...and I still want to drive Max daily. They would come in handy in Canada for sure...

Besides.....it's not like any of you wheel anymore......

chop
11-29-2011, 10:33 PM
I'm getting quite quick at swapping one ton into a tj. I almost have a complete bracket kit so it makes it even faster. I will come up with a good number. I have 3 ton swaps starting next month two TJs and one JK so I will let you know. :) and 2 swaps going on now in 2 TJs. It is becoming a standard thing around here :)

I'm ready to wheel when you are ;) Craig too except he really is changing his oil now.

oz97tj
11-30-2011, 03:25 PM
Chop, you also have larger tires and are more throttle stupid than most as well. For the general wheeling public on 35s who do mostly two tracks, it just isn't worth it.

I've seen quite a few guys on 37s who are locked and wheel relatively hard and don't have problems on 44s too.

Now, if you do extreme rocks binding up the wheels all the time, and / or are just a dummy with throttle then it would be a good idea, but not for most.

Alter Ego
11-30-2011, 05:09 PM
Besides.....it's not like any of you wheel anymore......

Hey, bite your tongue, lady.

chop
11-30-2011, 05:31 PM
Chop, you also have larger tires and are more throttle stupid than most as well. For the general wheeling public on 35s who do mostly two tracks, it just isn't worth it.

I've seen quite a few guys on 37s who are locked and wheel relatively hard and don't have problems on 44s too.

Now, if you do extreme rocks binding up the wheels all the time, and / or are just a dummy with throttle then it would be a good idea, but not for most.

I see a lot of different scenario's but I hear where you are coming from. and I have seen a lot of different rigs.

But if you have never ripped a knuckle off before out in the middle of the woods you would see my side when it comes too the Comfort level a big axle can give you.

Alter Ego
11-30-2011, 06:03 PM
For the price of one tons, I can hire a lot of repairs done in the woods. What is the average cost to someone that hires the axles put in? $8000 -$10000?

oz97tj
11-30-2011, 06:37 PM
But if you have never ripped a knuckle off before out in the middle of the woods you would see my side when it comes too the Comfort level a big axle can give you.

This isn't one of those, "I was just driving along..." type scenerios though either. lol


I agree that they are almost a requirement on many rigs, but I think many more people do not need them. If you read the magazines and even many forums though you would think that if you have a dirt driveway you better have 60s, which is far from accurate.

Evil Queen
11-30-2011, 07:21 PM
Hey, bite your tongue, lady.

Sorry! You are right, all the wheeling I did this summer was with you! You just want to keep Gavin in Livi's radar ahahahahahahhahaha

Alter Ego
11-30-2011, 07:22 PM
*crickets*

Evil Queen
11-30-2011, 07:41 PM
ahahahahahahhahaha

chop
11-30-2011, 08:15 PM
This isn't one of those, "I was just driving along..." type scenerios though either. lol


I agree that they are almost a requirement on many rigs, but I think many more people do not need them. If you read the magazines and even many forums though you would think that if you have a dirt driveway you better have 60s, which is far from accurate.

Lol true there is good and bad.

But I was doing donuts on ice with bald 38's at the mounds. If you weld the ball joints in I have found they hold up longer. Lol

Buggy Tim
11-30-2011, 09:05 PM
I never broke a D35 with a 383 stroker. Does that mean I fukin wasted all this money building this thing on tons?

Shit.

:hehe:

Evil Queen
11-30-2011, 09:06 PM
hahahhahhhaaa

oz97tj
11-30-2011, 09:26 PM
I never broke a D35 with a 383 stroker. Does that mean I fukin wasted all this money building this thing on tons?

Shit.

:hehe:

Yes,

Evil Queen
11-30-2011, 09:29 PM
keep this up guys....I might pass Beefy and MP's build threads yet :hehe:

chop
11-30-2011, 11:36 PM
You will end up with tons one day everyone does if they keep wheeling.

;)

Buggy Tim
12-01-2011, 12:02 AM
Banana?

Alter Ego
12-01-2011, 04:57 AM
You will end up with tons one day everyone does if they keep wheeling.

;)

I was getting ready to say I've been wheeling longer than you have been breathing and I aint got tons..

Then I remembered, That is what my first vehicke had. Twin I beam front and Dana 70 in the rear. I used to remove stumps with that front axle. Dang, that thing was a brute. What it lacked in traction could be made up for with velocity.

Then I learned to drive.

whiterhino
12-01-2011, 06:24 AM
All depends on what you do. I ran a D44/9" combo on 35's for years. Broke front u-joints occasionally and a couple shafts. Then I went to alloy shafts and super joints and never had a problem all the way up to 37's. (I did blow up a D35 with 35's once) When I decided to stretch and link my jeep, I had a full width D44/9" set ready to go into it. My mindset was that it was a lighter combo and I didn't really need 60's. Then I was at the Unlimited open house and witnessed a D44 alloy stub shaft break when it got bound up between 2 logs that weren't more than 8" in diameter. I couldn't believe it. The scenario was so mild and simple that I would have never expected it to break. I realized that this is a scenario that could happen even in the LP of Michigan. So, I went with the front 60 and alloy stuff all around. Since then I have wheeled virtually all the hard stuff you see in the mags. Windrock, Harlan, Moab, South Dakota and of course Canada. 4 years of hard wheeling have netted me one broken stock inner axle shaft. Now I am running all 35 spline alloy shafts and it has held up well. I am running more horsepower than most and it works great.

I agree that for those who want to primarily wheel 2 tracks and the occasional trip to the local parks that stock or D44's is the way to go. If you don't mind the occasional repair, you cannot justify the cost of the upgrade. I may poke at someone in fun about breaking a smaller axle but I can't honestly say they are wrong. However, I enjoy the ability to have a rig that I can point wherever I want it and know it will hold up.

I keep hearing people say they want to still be able to run it down the road. What gives with that? I've driven many miles @ 50+ mph with never a problem. It will go down the road straight as can be at 65 although I don't think any lifted SWB rig is wise to run like that for an extended time.

Is it a waste of money as has been said? Not for me. I'd do it again in a heart beat.

thrca
12-01-2011, 01:07 PM
I like building as much as wheeling, thus the tons.

BIGBEN
01-30-2012, 06:01 PM
How did the corners and tailgate hold up at sno-fari?

http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv28/dominatrix33/IMG_6202.jpg

Evil Queen
01-30-2012, 09:26 PM
great!!!!