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Old 09-12-2011, 11:32 AM
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Re: "Oscar the grouch" build thread

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Damn dood - you CRANKED some rocks - looks great!
Thanks! That's what I built this beast for! Haven't seen anything yet. Wait for the vids, might make you cringe a bit. I know I did Haha!
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Old 09-12-2011, 12:58 PM
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Re: "Oscar the grouch" build thread

looks like you womped through some serious mud too... nice!!


post a link on here when you make that new thread
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Old 09-12-2011, 01:05 PM
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Re: "Oscar the grouch" build thread

I like it!
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Old 09-12-2011, 01:37 PM
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Re: "Oscar the grouch" build thread

Went through a decent amount of mud. Mostly Iron Ore though. If you've never seen it or what it can do to your paint you're in for a nice red treat! Haha!
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Old 09-12-2011, 03:50 PM
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Re: "Oscar the grouch" build thread

Per Wikipedia...

Iron ores are rocks and minerals from which metallic iron can be economically extracted. The ores are usually rich in iron oxides and vary in color from dark grey, bright yellow, deep purple, to rusty red. The iron itself is usually found in the form of magnetite (Fe3O4), hematite (Fe2O3), goethite (FeO(OH)), limonite (FeO(OH).n(H2O)) or siderite (FeCO3). Hematite is also known as "natural ore", a name which refers to the early years of mining, when certain hematite ores containing up to 66% iron could be fed directly into iron-making blast furnaces. Iron ore is the raw material used to make pig iron, which is one of the main raw materials to make steel. 98% of the mined iron ore is used to make steel. Indeed, it has been argued that iron ore is "more integral to the global economy than any other commodity, except perhaps oil.


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Old 09-12-2011, 04:48 PM
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Re: "Oscar the grouch" build thread

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Iron ores are rocks and minerals from which metallic iron can be economically extracted. The ores are usually rich in iron oxides and vary in color from dark grey, bright yellow, deep purple, to rusty red. The iron itself is usually found in the form of magnetite (Fe3O4), hematite (Fe2O3), goethite (FeO(OH)), limonite (FeO(OH).n(H2O)) or siderite (FeCO3). Hematite is also known as "natural ore", a name which refers to the early years of mining, when certain hematite ores containing up to 66% iron could be fed directly into iron-making blast furnaces. Iron ore is the raw material used to make pig iron, which is one of the main raw materials to make steel. 98% of the mined iron ore is used to make steel. Indeed, it has been argued that iron ore is "more integral to the global economy than any other commodity, except perhaps oil.


Way to tear that sh!t up!!
Yup! That's the stuff!
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Old 09-12-2011, 05:29 PM
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Re: "Oscar the grouch" build thread

You might want to check your alignment and tread wear after that hit. Some stuff might be out of wack now.
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Old 09-12-2011, 05:33 PM
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Re: "Oscar the grouch" build thread

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You might want to check your alignment and tread wear after that hit. Some stuff might be out of wack now.
Negative. Only thing hit was the skid on a boulder. The skid supported the whole weight of the vehicle. Alignment was dead on the whole 200+ mile trip home. No bent tie rods.
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Re: "Oscar the grouch" build thread

Glad to hear it. I was just going from past experiences when i had my 98 XJ with an ARB front bumper. I was going up a rock face, slid down and landed on the bottom of the pass side of the bumper. It shifted the entire bumper and the fiberglass nose section of the XJ forward some and tweaked the unibody rail/radiator support and it slightly knocked my alignment out of wack.
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Re: "Oscar the grouch" build thread

I hear ya. I've done something similar on my previous 7" long arm XJ. Fortunately the unibody is considerably stronger on the WK. The only piece that bent was the front rad support/unibody piece that the skid mounts to.
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Re: "Oscar the grouch" build thread

How do you plan on fixing the alignment of the skid? That would drive me nuts lol
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Old 09-13-2011, 01:09 AM
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Re: "Oscar the grouch" build thread

Here's the thread on the wheeling from this past weekend up north.
http://jeepgarage.org/showthread.php...690#post483690
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