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    Land Rover ideas for Jeeps

    I guess that kinda brings up another point though about the US market vs others, over here we probably have access to better vehicles for those situations. Kudos to you for driving a jeep LJ to alaska, I can't imagine that at my age anymore! I might have attempted it back in the day with my...
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    Land Rover ideas for Jeeps

    I see all these ideas and all I can think is, "how much crap do you need?"! I think its really the differences in how people are traveling that your seeing. I mean most folks in the US don't do month long expeditions to africa or other very remote locations. I surely wouldn't want to put gas...
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    JEEP JLU RUBICON ECO DIESEL AFTERMARKET SUSPENSION OPTIONS / EVO PURCHASE REGRET

    Yup, just like the internets. Lots of opinions! Glad your happy with what you have.
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    HeliNomad RAM PowerWagon Build

    My 14 ram 2500 looks the same. Honestly the rear panhard was rubbing on the stock size spare. I've attempted to make a rear panhard to clear a 35" spare, but it just winds up looking like a noodle. Kevin
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    JEEP JLU RUBICON ECO DIESEL AFTERMARKET SUSPENSION OPTIONS / EVO PURCHASE REGRET

    Great. In the end it is still just their opinion on the matter. Opinions will defer and customers experiences will be different. Kevin
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    JEEP JLU RUBICON ECO DIESEL AFTERMARKET SUSPENSION OPTIONS / EVO PURCHASE REGRET

    That would be very difficult and very subjective to personal tastes. What is soft for you may be stiff to someone else. The OEMs have to provide weight ratings, but even they still have lots of consumer complaints, hence the aftermarket. I imagine the OP doesn't want to throw more money at...
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    Packing a family a 4 into a jeep or 4runner

    That's and interesting idea. I have been wanting to come up with a fold down surface off of the tire swingout for the stove. Kinda also thinking of replacing the carpet on the tailgate to some UHMW cutting board like material. The problem with a shelf is how to support it? Its easy to incase...
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    Packing a family a 4 into a jeep or 4runner

    Yes, stopping to make lunches for example. We usually bring snacks in a backpack for everyone and keep that up near the front. Stopping for lunch though means unpacking half the truck to get to the bread. I have not had everyone with me on the rubicon yet. I'm not sure if I ever will...
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    Camping Totes or Dry Food Storage

    Those are a good price point, but look at all that space they waste! So far I'm digging the front runner boxes and the Ridgid tool boxes from home depot. Kevin
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    Packing a family a 4 into a jeep or 4runner

    A lot of questions about traveling with a family seem to center around sleeping arrangements, I'm more curious about how you pack a family of 4 into a jeep JK/JL or toyota 4runner? Show me how you organize things. Also figure its only going to be a 4 day, 3 night trip. For reference, I like...
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    Camping Totes or Dry Food Storage

    What is everyone using for storage totes or how do you carry your dry food while expeditioning? We all have coolers and fridges, and I've seen a few camp kitchen setups, but I never seen what people are carrying their bread, chips, canned goods, etc... in. I've seen a lot of people use those...
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    Whynter 12v Fridge reviews? Alpicool?

    I bought this about a year ago: Whynter FM-452SG Its been great! I do a bit of rockcrawling and I've been trying to take the family along at times. With two boys and mom its hard to bring enough stuff to camp out of the back of our 4runner. Bringing multiple coolers is not an option. By...
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    Any ideas on value?

    Unfortunately, I don't have any idea on price. Maybe start at the high end of what you want and see what happens? Kinda depends on how quickly you need it gone. Can you comment as to how well it has held up? I've got a similarly constructed camper in the works right now so it would be nice...
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    Looking for a simple window

    Yeah, I honestly could just have a piece of glass cut to size and then use regular old window rubber weather stripping you can buy in bulk also. I'd just need to figure out how to mount it. Thinking about it I might just go ahead and use that slider after all. It might not ventilate well, but...
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    Looking for a simple window

    I'm looking for a simple window, but can't seem to find anyone that makes one. I am looking for a fixed pane (non-slider), no tint window. This should be a super cheap window, but apparently no one wants these. Its for the front wall of a truck camper. Its up against the truck cab. I can't...
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    How good can a full-size solid axle suspension be?

    You've talked a lot about making the rear spring rate lighter, which is good for your use, but not much about how much weight your really thinking of carrying when fully loaded. Are you planning on using the full 4000lbs payload or less than that? I think shock diameter depends on usage off...
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    How good can a full-size solid axle suspension be?

    It sounds like you know what to do, light spring rate and good shocks, and you already know who to talk to about shocks. You may just need to get a bit creative with springs or go coilover to get there. Don't be afraid to look at other vehicle platforms for the right springs. There are a ton...
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    Anyone running Snomaster fridge in your JKU or JLU?

    I have just this past summer upgraded from coolers to a Whynter 45qt fridge. Its not on the same level as the engels or snomasters, but it works well for what I need so far. The capacity is just enough. Its actually too big for just myself and a few days on the trail. I really bought it...
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    You Like the Gladiator? Jeep Isn’t Done Tweaking It Yet. Meet HERCULES!

    I have find it hard to believe they'd stick a 525hp anything in a wrangler chassis, when they can barely cool the V6 as it is. Remember the JT has a completely different grill just to help the cooling issue when towing 7000lbs and the diesel they've said will tow even less because they can't...
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    Gladiators on the Rubicon Trail

    I went on the Jeep Jamboree USA event on the Rubicon this past August. There were two JT Rubicons on the run, both owned by businesses, both on 40s. The owners/drivers seemed to have little issue with driving them on the trail. Neither one sustained any major damage. I was actually quite...
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