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Old November 12th, 2017, 20:25
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Re: Racing against the grain

Went to Uwharrie this weekend with some buddies. It was a good fully day wheeling. No serious breakage from anyone. I did bust my sector shaft nut sleeve loose and my rod end came loose at the pitman arm (over reamed..its been an issue) from that red clay mud pit. I went way to fast through there and slammed into the side wall. Ended up with barely any left turn.







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Re: Racing against the grain

Hate I missed it but I did have fun at the new place. Was denied twice and had to call it a day when I broke a 35 spline rear shaft.....
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Old November 13th, 2017, 20:31
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Hate I missed it but I did have fun at the new place. Was denied twice and had to call it a day when I broke a 35 spline rear shaft.....
We were surprised there were only 4 of us. We were expecting a lot more to show. Trails were crowded from the Veterans Day ride but it was fun nonetheless. I quite enjoy the smaller groups.

Sucks you broke a shaft. With your style its bound to happen. Same here to be honest.
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Re: Racing against the grain

Been awhile. Working on mounting the Ram assist. Made a clamp to use. Waiting on the front skid system we designed to guard the ram behind the tie rod. I don't have pics of the drawings but should be getting our first pieces this week.



Until then she sits for a minute until I can get a new pitman on and the ram at least mounted so I can figure out line lengths for the box. Then Power steering cooler and filter.

January 6th is a shindig at the Flats so I have to get her moving by the time I leave for Christmas.

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Hydro assist is done. Testing Pending for this weekend. We designed our own pretty cool steering skid as well.

Its a 1.75" x 8" PSC Ram. More than enough for this build.

Still have get the rest of air out the system. There's a lot. Too cold to continue tonight.





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