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PostSubject: Re: Mall Crawler 4runner Build   Wed Dec 07, 2011 12:13 am

Too bad we don't have any stuck pictures lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Mall Crawler 4runner Build   Wed Dec 07, 2011 12:27 am

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Too bad we don't have any stuck pictures lol!

YEAH......I remember saying to Rolando, while looking at you and your rig sitting on the mud covered hillside at a 45 degree angle and waiting for Tyler to return with the 30,000 LB strap, that we should be capturing this on film........

Well, maybe next time....oh, and my wife even went so far as to ask if you would attempt that hill climb again so we could try the MaxTrax out...... lol!

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PostSubject: Re: Mall Crawler 4runner Build   Wed Dec 07, 2011 7:32 pm

Lets get that mini van out there David Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Mall Crawler 4runner Build   Wed Dec 07, 2011 8:40 pm

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Lets get that mini van out there David Very Happy

Only if Casey gets stuck again, then we can use it to recover him.... LOL....KIDDING Casey.....

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PostSubject: Re: Mall Crawler 4runner Build   Wed Dec 07, 2011 8:48 pm

Give it a day. He'll be stuck again.
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PostSubject: Re: Mall Crawler 4runner Build   Wed Dec 07, 2011 9:18 pm

Hey! This is my build thread not bash thread. You will be mad when it is 4wd this summer!!!!!

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PostSubject: Re: Mall Crawler 4runner Build   Wed Dec 07, 2011 9:24 pm

Oh boo hoo. You think the fine people at autobell will let you off long enough to do this swap?
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PostSubject: Re: Mall Crawler 4runner Build   Wed Dec 07, 2011 9:39 pm

I will be retired at that point
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PostSubject: Re: Mall Crawler 4runner Build   Wed Dec 07, 2011 10:19 pm

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Hey! This is my build thread not bash thread. You will be mad when it is 4wd this summer!!!!!

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If we didn't like ya, we wouldn't bash ya...so.... Lol.

We all know you have a sweet rig...

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PostSubject: Re: Mall Crawler 4runner Build   Thu Dec 08, 2011 4:59 pm

Looking good Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Mall Crawler 4runner Build   Thu Dec 15, 2011 12:31 pm

Well bad news! I crashed the 4runner last night, just a little fender bender! Unfortunately the tack welds on the bumper bracket gave and it pushed the bumper and winch into the grille/ radiator support. I am in the process of fixing it all right now, and it is going pretty well. I didn't take any before shots, woops!
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PostSubject: Re: Mall Crawler 4runner Build   Thu Dec 15, 2011 12:44 pm

Dang, that SUX! Any damage to the winch or bumper themselves? Glad you are ok!

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PostSubject: Re: Mall Crawler 4runner Build   Thu Dec 15, 2011 1:06 pm

Everything seems to be okay! Just too a little bit of massaging with the sledge to get the bumper bracket back in line! cheers
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PostSubject: Re: Mall Crawler 4runner Build   Thu Dec 15, 2011 1:59 pm

WOW that sucks!
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PostSubject: Re: Mall Crawler 4runner Build   Fri Dec 16, 2011 1:29 am

Good luck on the repairs and i hope it stays easy and manageable for you. Low cost is always good.
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PostSubject: Re: Mall Crawler 4runner Build   Fri Dec 16, 2011 9:06 am

The mounting plate for the bumper was just a little tweaked. So he unbent it and I welded it on. Now to go test it at uwharrie tomorrow.
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PostSubject: Re: Mall Crawler 4runner Build   Fri Dec 16, 2011 4:20 pm

Yea and it's welded on at an angle! Hopefully no one will notice
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