Monthly Archives: May 2011

Sunday, May 29th, last day at Superlift ORV Park

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A few pictures from the trails on Sunday

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Pictures of Second day, May 28th, at Superlift ORV Park

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Saturday we crossed the street and had a full day of trail riding through the hill side.

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Pictures – First day, May 27th, at Superlift ORV Park

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Friday we started off with the easy trails. Lots of loose rock, hill climbs and nice trails through the woods.

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First day, May 27th, at Superlift ORV park

The office/store had lots of goodies ranging from food to spare axle shafts! Here is a quick group shot from this morning. You can see in the background the sprinkler system to keep the dust down on the entrance to … Continue reading

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Stopping for fuel on the way to Superlift ORV park

Just a quick update. We are officially on our way to Arkansas! We left Wisconsin about 8am this morning. We are hoping to get into Hot Springs before 9pm tonight.

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Installing the skidplate

So the skidplate has been finished and painted as shown here. It is bolt around the perimeter but there is really no support in the center of the plate. I wouldn’t mind attaching the center to something, but I think … Continue reading

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Adding a rear bumper, a grab bar, and a spare tire carrier

My old rear bumper was a nice piece. However, now that I’ve stretched the wheelbase I cannot use it as it rubs the tires. The bumper had a receiver hitch that was just a little small to actually work so … Continue reading

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Adding a new skidplate to the Jeep

Last week I grabbed a couple of pieces of 3/16″ plate steel. Today I took a bunch of measurements, and added a couple of pieces of angle iron to the frame of the Jeep to support the new skid plate. … Continue reading

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Installing the front Staun beadlocks

Last year I put the Staun internal beadlocks on the rear tires, and took the Jeep out before I finished the front tires. So today I popped the beads on the tires and pulled all of the mud, bark and … Continue reading

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More horsepower needs more cooling

After solving the oil leaks, and tuning the fuel injection, it appears that my nice small aluminum radiator that cooled a very worn out Chevy 305 will not be up to the task of cooling the 400HP fire-breathing monster that … Continue reading

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Finally running without an oil leak!

So after taking sandpaper to the crankshaft to remove the rust and pitting, I put the second new rear main seal in the Jeep last Saturday. I fired up the engine and within a few minutes it started leaking worse … Continue reading

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Polished the crank (not a euphemism)!

First, the before picture. Now, after two hours of work with 1000 grit sandpaper, it seems much better. However, if you look closely, you’ll see a small dotted line towards the top of that section of the crankshaft. You can … Continue reading

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I really hate oil leaks!

The engine runs better each start with the Holley Avenger EFI system. However, it turns out even after replacing the oil pan, and cutting and welding the crossover exhaust pipe because the pipe hit the new oil pan, it still … Continue reading

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