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Month: January 2017

Ehu’s First Parts Ordered!

Ehu’s First Parts Ordered!

With the direction now established on the overland trailer, it was time to get some of the longer lead items on order. Remember, our goal is to have this thing up and rolling by mid spring, so we need to get cranking. So, with that said, the doors to the main storage box have been ordered. We opted for “under body” tool box type doors. They are made of Aluminum which will not only help with rust prevention, but also…

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It may be rough, but it’s a beginning!

It may be rough, but it’s a beginning!

With the arrival of our Freespirit Recreation tent, our attention has turned to what it will be mounted to. For several reasons, we have decided this one is best for us to fab ourselves. We will not only be saving money, but also getting exactly what we want with the set-up. For now, all I have done is work on a very rough outline of the frame and layout. Basically, I’m checking axle travel, door layout and room, as well…

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KL Cherokee Mopar Rock Slider Install

KL Cherokee Mopar Rock Slider Install

While we have established that the KL Cherokee is in fact able to be lifted, the cold hard fact remains that even a “lifted” KL isn’t going to get up in the air enough to keep its belly out of harm’s way when playing off the pavement. Sure, the Trailhawks do have some of the best factory skid plates we have seen, but they still leave a few vulnerabilities that need addressing. The largest of these vulnerabilities in our opinion…

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