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  1. marcfj60

    Replacing rear diff in '02 4R

    I finally got the '02 4Runner that I bought a couple years ago that's been stored at my dad's place over to my house this past weekend. I also have a rear diff/3rd member I got from a salvage yard to replace the one in the 4R that I think(hope) is responsible for the groaning/droning/whining...
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    Evening. How does one become a member?

    Being a 'member' is kind of complicated. We used to be much more formal with a form and all kinds of rules. Now you just send @pappy some money via Paypal each January when he asks for it and that goes into a fund that pays for a shirt for new members and helps reimburse people who host parties...
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    What did you work on tonight?

    It was a family car that my wife and I drove (in our late 20's to late 30's with kids and car seats in the back). Your explanation of a 16 year old kids activating the VTEC every time you drove it makes more sense now.
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    What did you work on tonight?

    I4
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    What did you work on tonight?

    I want to hear more about this. I owned a '98 Accord EX (4cyl, 5 spd MT) for about 10 years and it was a pretty good car for me. But at 12 years old and 150K miles I had replaced the clutch once (poorly) and it needed another one, it burned about 1 qt of oil every 2K miles and the paint was...
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    Events/Trails 10th Annual 100s in the Hills! *Silverton, Colorado July 22 - 27 2020*

    Thanks @aaronrules . Being a nerdy Eagle Scout that loves nature and history comes in handy sometimes. Having several guidebooks to look up info is handy too. I'm practicing for my retirement job as a tour guide or National Park interpretive ranger in the mountains somewhere.
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    Builds Project Code Name "ASAP Flaps"

    Man, I feel special now for having one.
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    Events/Trails 10th Annual 100s in the Hills! *Silverton, Colorado July 22 - 27 2020*

    Story of my life. The cool kids always taking the spotlight with the shy nerd hanging out in back.
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    Events/Trails 10th Annual 100s in the Hills! *Silverton, Colorado July 22 - 27 2020*

    I will likely be there around the same time if I can figure out alternate camping or maybe share an AirBnB with a friend, but not @aaronrules because that guy is too cool for me.
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    Events/Trails 10th Annual 100s in the Hills! *Silverton, Colorado July 22 - 27 2020*

    Aaron is loads of fun and great to hang out with but I've witnessed some questionable decisions that didn't always turn out well. I'm not sure I would take advice regarding waivers and liability from him.
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    Return of the small pickup?

    Perusing Car and Driver articles today I came across this: https://www.caranddriver.com/news/a36125131/2022-hyundai-santa-cruz-pickup-revealed/?source=nl&utm_source=nl_cdb&utm_medium=email&date=041721&utm_campaign=nl23438605 Then it recommended this article...
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    Camping trip - City of Rocks State Park, near Silver City. April 16 - 18, 2021

    I'd rather take my chances with rattlers than thugs in Chicago.
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    Camping trip - City of Rocks State Park, near Silver City. April 16 - 18, 2021

    Yikes! I thought I would just have to worry about the prairie rattlers in the E. Mtns. Now I have to pay attention to a different species?
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    Air Lift 1000 Install

    I've had my airbags in for years with no problems, but I don't go off-roading lots. It's also really important to make the hole in the spring perch big enough to clear the air nipple on the airbag and ensure you've sleeved the air hose with rubber fuel line to keep thing from getting wear damage.
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    What did you work on tonight?

    Evan is keeping my future Celica safe for me until he decides he doesn't need it any longer.
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    Events/Trails 10th Annual 100s in the Hills! *Silverton, Colorado July 22 - 27 2020*

    If you're camped right up against the pond that's south of the lodge, you will likely get a few bites. I did a few years back.
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    Events/Trails 10th Annual 100s in the Hills! *Silverton, Colorado July 22 - 27 2020*

    If you're camped near stagnant water, there will likely be some but it's not usually that bad, if any.
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    Public Land Status

    With the massive influx of people to Colorado and the 'Overlanding' lifestyle become so popular, it was just a matter of time before too many people with too little sense to ruin camping in the most popular places.
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    Camp Trailer

    Nope.
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    Camp Trailer

    That thing would look so sweet on my dad's '63 GMC. I wish it was running and at my house instead of full of trash and not started in years.
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