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Are you ready for Ram Jam 2012?
« on: April 27, 2012, 08:43:20 pm »
I still have a few things to do to the Ramcharger, Need to do an oil change, add a few more lights, and get some windshield wipers just in case...  Also need to Pack the trailer wheel bearings for the trip....

What about you guys, what do you have left to do to be ready to play / ride at Ram Jam? 

We need to get the little things wrapped up since we only have about 1 month left...

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    Re: Are you ready for Ram Jam 2012?
    « Reply #1 on: April 27, 2012, 09:41:28 pm »
    Working on the fire pit and the Willy replica tomorrow. The fire pit will be ready in time but the jury is still out on the Willy.

    Working for Skip is great but the four day weeks have turned into five day weeks with training classes on Fridays.

    At least now Skip, Tony and myself are all "Competent Persons "  Go figure....
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    Re: Are you ready for Ram Jam 2012?
    « Reply #2 on: April 28, 2012, 03:49:04 am »
    Working on my surprise for RamJam as well. Got some figured out today after our "training". Also got part of the pull truckfixed. Found why I lost power at high speeds and got it fixed. Hope to get a couple more small things done. I need to get my trailer done so I can use it.  I haven't even started the Zuki in a month or so. Guess I need to do that as well. Lots to do and time is getting short.
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    Re: Are you ready for Ram Jam 2012?
    « Reply #3 on: April 28, 2012, 03:58:16 am »
    On a side note: has anyone heard from Brad lately. I sure hope he is going.  Glad Sam is going to make it. Now we need to find a way to get Jamie to show up, even if it was just to visit. Ok we may have to plan a Texas Chapter"Beach Run" in Corpus. Just an idea. Can't wait to see Tugboat and his better half. Hoping Eric and Noah show as well. Has anyone heard from Brutal/ Yes, I'm starting to get excited. Its time for some off roading, camping, story telling, fun....Will, bring the camera...lol ;D
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    Re: Are you ready for Ram Jam 2012?
    « Reply #4 on: April 29, 2012, 11:04:37 pm »
    i am ALL ready.... NOT
    i still have a ring an pinion to do and a motor install then i am ready
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    Re: Are you ready for Ram Jam 2012?
    « Reply #5 on: April 29, 2012, 11:28:52 pm »
    Let's see .... locker install, alignment, bleed the brakes and oil change at a minimum. 

    Then ready- set- go!  {cruise}
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    Re: Are you ready for Ram Jam 2012?
    « Reply #6 on: May 1, 2012, 01:04:52 pm »
    I am ready, does anyone know if the Texas Chapter Banner will be there?

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    Re: Are you ready for Ram Jam 2012?
    « Reply #7 on: May 1, 2012, 02:18:10 pm »
    I really want to go, but I am not sure if I am going to get to go yet. My wife is due June 18th, so have to see how she is doing when it gets close.

    Sadly I have lots of work to do, the tranny is shot in my 2000 RC and  I just got my 91 and it needs a good bit of attention before it could go. I figure if I get to go I have to bring both. the 2000 is not 4x4 so I need the 91 for that, but if I did not bring the 2000 to show everyone I am not sure I would make it home alive.

    My fingers are crossed as I am really looking forward to getting to go and have fun and meet everyone.
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    Re: Are you ready for Ram Jam 2012?
    « Reply #8 on: May 1, 2012, 03:52:10 pm »
    RJTX667   If ya can't bring a 4x, I'm sure there will be open seats so don't be a stranger...
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    Re: Are you ready for Ram Jam 2012?
    « Reply #9 on: May 1, 2012, 07:49:54 pm »
    I am ready, does anyone know if the Texas Chapter Banner will be there?

    webcraft2150 has it and it will be there.

    I have time to have one made for this year's Ram Jam but I don't have any money to invest on it.  If anyone wants to foot the bill or help foot the bill, let me know.  (Cost is around $100)
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    Re: Are you ready for Ram Jam 2012?
    « Reply #10 on: May 1, 2012, 09:48:00 pm »
    RJTX667   If ya can't bring a 4x, I'm sure there will be open seats so don't be a stranger...

    I appreciate that, but if I get to come I will likely have a 3 and 4 year old "helpers" getting seats for 3 might be harder.

    Does that mean I am right that I would be in deep trouble for not bringing the 2000 RC?  ;D

    I am leaning towards going one way or another, it just might be a day trip instead of a weekend trip. Either way it should be a blast!
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    Re: Are you ready for Ram Jam 2012?
    « Reply #11 on: May 2, 2012, 10:31:50 pm »
    I ordered the Martin Saine Transmission today and asked if he would have it here so I could get it installed in time. He told me he had 3 other builds in front of me, but that he thought he would be able to get it out to me so that the 2000 RC can make RamJam  ;D

    now lets hope I can do a R&R on an AT, I figure I will start the removal soon that way I can have 1/2 the job out of the way.
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    Re: Are you ready for Ram Jam 2012?
    « Reply #12 on: May 4, 2012, 02:41:01 pm »
    Got to finish the trailer for the Sammi (deck). Charge the battery, food, adult beverages...hell I have alot to do still.
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    Re: Are you ready for Ram Jam 2012?
    « Reply #13 on: May 4, 2012, 04:29:42 pm »
    I still need to swap rear axles (weld on spring pads, rear disks), go pick up and then weld/fit the full cage and modify my front bumper to handle the winch.  Here is the bad part, this weekend and the last weekend of May I am unavailable.  That leaves me 2 weekends, which 1 will be spent going up to get my beadlocks and cage from James at Brutal.

    Another year or Ram Jam where I finish right before the event and don't get to test out my rig.

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    Re: Are you ready for Ram Jam 2012?
    « Reply #14 on: May 4, 2012, 09:40:35 pm »
    As of right now bringing wife jeep, I have to load it and everything else were bringing. I hope not to tear up the jeep its her daily driver
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    Re: Are you ready for Ram Jam 2012?
    « Reply #15 on: May 4, 2012, 10:56:59 pm »

    X 2 !!! {gloating}

    Another year or Ram Jam where I finish right before the event and don't get to test out my rig.

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    Re: Are you ready for Ram Jam 2012?
    « Reply #16 on: May 5, 2012, 12:24:44 am »
    It's funny how time creeps up on you.  I should have stuck to my original plans but side-tracked on a rattle can job that just kept on going.  Luckily, my wife got into it and talked her into helping me sand it down.  She seemed to have so much fun that I figured I better get her an air compressor for her birthday.  ;D

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    Re: Are you ready for Ram Jam 2012?
    « Reply #17 on: May 5, 2012, 05:08:27 am »
    i managed to get a couple days off in a row. will be at nog gear this morning to get ring and pinion for the cj.at least i know this truck will be trail worthy come ramjam.
     as for IT ... we will see. prolly be like Sam.......... together but untested  ???
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    Re: Are you ready for Ram Jam 2012?
    « Reply #18 on: May 5, 2012, 08:08:10 am »
    Still need to finish the trailer, and check out the Sammi.
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    Re: Are you ready for Ram Jam 2012?
    « Reply #19 on: May 14, 2012, 08:09:07 pm »
    well broke 2 fingers on my left hand last night and with so much to do and so little time I am going to have to pay to have some stuff done.  Sucks but it is the only way I am going to make it.

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    Re: Are you ready for Ram Jam 2012?
    « Reply #20 on: May 14, 2012, 08:12:56 pm »
    You could just wheel the Duece right?
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    Re: Are you ready for Ram Jam 2012?
    « Reply #21 on: May 15, 2012, 04:30:05 am »
    well broke 2 fingers on my left hand last night and with so much to do and so little time I am going to have to pay to have some stuff done.  Sucks but it is the only way I am going to make it.

    what did you go and do that for? any pics?
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    Re: Are you ready for Ram Jam 2012?
    « Reply #22 on: May 15, 2012, 10:00:41 am »
    No I thought about taking some pics but too late now.  Duece is too big to wheel, I will get the xj done

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    Re: Are you ready for Ram Jam 2012?
    « Reply #23 on: May 15, 2012, 10:03:26 am »
    No I thought about taking some pics but too late now.  Duece is too big to wheel, I will get the xj done


    Pics are better, but the story can work too  ;D

    I had a friend that just laid his bike down for the result of a broken index finger (left side) and jacked up shoulder (right side).  Completed the shoulder surgery and might get to use it again sometime in the next 2-3 months.
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    « Reply #24 on: May 15, 2012, 11:44:29 am »
    Duece is too big to wheel,


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    Re: Are you ready for Ram Jam 2012?
    « Reply #25 on: May 15, 2012, 12:58:04 pm »
    ok you know how most garage doors are sectioned in panels, and once they start folding back they maker a pacman mouth <

    I had my hand in there and slammed the door down without thinking.  I slammed it hard because a wasp went into my garage and I waited for it to get out so it wouldn't be in there and build a nest.  It came out, then headed back in so I slammed it down so it couldn't get back in.  Dumb move.

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    Re: Are you ready for Ram Jam 2012?
    « Reply #26 on: May 15, 2012, 01:52:42 pm »
    ouch, that just sounds painful.

    Wasp are no fun either, I have a nest I need to kill right outside my garage.

    Hope it does not effect your steering for the trails.
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    « Reply #27 on: May 15, 2012, 04:55:59 pm »
    next time let the wasp land, then hit it with some wd40 or pb blaster, then they can't bring their friends back for the nest building party,   

     doesn't hurt to crank up a diesel in the garage periodically either, or even a 2 stroke, bugs run from them choice fumes.
      (just make sure the fumes can't make it inside the house.)

     hope the fingers heal good and are usable soon.

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    Re: Are you ready for Ram Jam 2012?
    « Reply #28 on: May 15, 2012, 11:54:35 pm »
    Could always try that fancy stuff they call Wasp Spray.   ;)

    Seriously tho, hope the fingers heal faster than my hand.  Busted mine on a shoplifter's noggin.  Still hurts and it's been several months already.
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    Re: Are you ready for Ram Jam 2012?
    « Reply #29 on: May 16, 2012, 08:23:14 am »
    yeah if I was actually thinking I would be ok :)  I am fine, just got band aids on the broken ones now.  I should be able to do some work next weekend :)

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    Re: Are you ready for Ram Jam 2012?
    « Reply #30 on: May 18, 2012, 01:35:13 pm »
    Ok, its time to get serious about this trip. Approx. 5 hours driving time. Fuel cost is approx 125.00 each way. Camping cost ? wheeling cost ?, food? adult beverages ? Not sure what the camping in primitave is 2 people, wheeling 1 vehicle. The other won't be bad. I am hoping we can do this for $500.00
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    Re: Are you ready for Ram Jam 2012?
    « Reply #31 on: May 18, 2012, 08:45:46 pm »
    Well, I guess the Willyreplica will make it.  It will be a test drive because I don't have time to take it out between then and now.  I have found that I will have to replace the other wheel cylinder.  Transmission pan is leaking pretty bad but I have a new one on the way.

    I moved it out of the garage under it's own power today and turned it around in the street.

    I still have rear lights, rear bumper, cover over the gas tank, finish cover over the bellhousing, seat belts and u-joints in the front axles to do.  It actually looks like something possible now.

    Pictures will come to the build thread later tonight.

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    Re: Are you ready for Ram Jam 2012?
    « Reply #32 on: May 18, 2012, 09:07:05 pm »
    Still not sure what I'm bringing. Id like to bring the Sammi and the RC. We'll just have to see if I can get the diff finished on the Chevy so I can move it out of the way and get the Sammi out of the back yard.
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    Re: Are you ready for Ram Jam 2012?
    « Reply #33 on: May 18, 2012, 09:56:16 pm »
    the spring over on the cj will be done tomorrow w/ 35 KM2 under it. i got the everythiing from the T-case forward in the RC this week too. i get off early all week this coming week to finish anything not done. off friday for test driving. and another day off monday. tight scheduling but it can all be done. fortunately both these are street legal and there are plenty "street" trails here to run on. 
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    Re: Are you ready for Ram Jam 2012?
    « Reply #34 on: May 18, 2012, 10:38:21 pm »
    I must be doing something wrong  {think}

    I spent all day today stripping out the bad RC to take it to recycle tomorrow.

    I did find out my tranny is shipping out monday, so hopefully I can figure out how to R&R an AT in a week  ;D

    If I can then I should be able to bring both RC's as the 91 is running good and should pass emissions tomorrow.
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    Re: Are you ready for Ram Jam 2012?
    « Reply #35 on: May 19, 2012, 01:26:35 am »
    Couple days of sanding and painting.  U-joints, oil change, and front-end alignment to go.

    Locker install is really holding me up.  Retaining bolt on the on the pinion shaft doesn't want to come out.  Trying the Irwin bolt grip on Sunday.  If that doesn't work, I'm taking it to a shop.
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    Re: Are you ready for Ram Jam 2012?
    « Reply #36 on: May 19, 2012, 09:45:26 am »
    My project is now closer to being a reality. Finally figured out how to remove the cones holding the raised steering arm. Just need to drop front drive shaft, remove calipers, swap diffs and bolt it all back together. Anyone have a good Holley 4 bbl. they don't need. I need one in the worst way.
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    Re: Are you ready for Ram Jam 2012?
    « Reply #37 on: May 19, 2012, 10:55:15 am »
    Skip.. I junked the Holley that was on the red ramcharger.. I've always had better luck with quadrajets....
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    Re: Are you ready for Ram Jam 2012?
    « Reply #38 on: May 19, 2012, 01:05:12 pm »
    Don't have time to change all the linkages ect. Not sure what I'm going to do just yet. Have to figure out a way to get the diff from under the truck. Its on the ground. And get the new one under the truck by myself. Its always something.
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    Re: Are you ready for Ram Jam 2012?
    « Reply #39 on: May 19, 2012, 01:43:02 pm »
    Now to figure out how to get one out from under truck and the other one under truck
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    Re: Are you ready for Ram Jam 2012?
    « Reply #40 on: May 19, 2012, 01:44:15 pm »
    Today I installed a head unit & some old speakers so now I have tunes.....
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    Re: Are you ready for Ram Jam 2012?
    « Reply #41 on: May 19, 2012, 01:47:39 pm »
    Cool. The Sammi has a radio of sorts. The RC is good to go. Need mufflers on the project before we worry about tunes.
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    Re: Are you ready for Ram Jam 2012?
    « Reply #42 on: May 19, 2012, 07:24:22 pm »
    Its under the truck. FINALLY. Still have 1 u-bolt to put on, the calipers, and the drive shaft. Oh yea, diff fluid. Then I'll impact everything tight. Still need a card. May have to go buy a new one next pay day.
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    Re: Are you ready for Ram Jam 2012?
    « Reply #43 on: May 19, 2012, 07:25:41 pm »
    Not too bad for an old man doing it by himself in the dirt. Would have gone much easier and faster inside the shop.
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    Re: Are you ready for Ram Jam 2012?
    « Reply #44 on: May 19, 2012, 10:06:09 pm »
    Skip,

    I thought the tires under my Willyreplica were too small.  You must get bigger wheels and tire than what is under the front axle in the pics above. ;D

    I started to replace the u-joints on the Willyreplica front axles this afternoon and found that I don't have a socket the size of the nut on the end of the hub...

    Changing the u-joints and finishing the seat belts is all that I have to do in order to haul the thing to Marble Falls for a test drive...

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    Re: Are you ready for Ram Jam 2012?
    « Reply #45 on: May 20, 2012, 12:55:37 am »
    I also only have a few small things left. I may try to take it to Down South Offroad next weekend for their memorial Day Ride. Just depends on how much I get done, and if I can make the carb work. I could always take the Sammi.
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    Re: Are you ready for Ram Jam 2012?
    « Reply #46 on: May 20, 2012, 02:52:45 pm »
    Done except for putting the tires on. Suzuki needs the battery charged is about all.
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    88 Suzuki Samurai Lifted
    84 Chevy 1/2 ton 408 Stroker lifted, 60's/14 bolt 39.5 locked
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    1990 Dodge 1500 Project/daily driver to be
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    Re: Are you ready for Ram Jam 2012?
    « Reply #47 on: May 20, 2012, 05:25:40 pm »
    I'm having trouble getting the hubs off the front of the Willyreplica to change the u-joints.  All I really have to do before RJ is to finish the u-joints and finish the seat belts.  Anything else can wait. 

    Also, I have a few hours left on the fire pit but it is mostly done.  Painting to be done at RJ...
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    Re: Are you ready for Ram Jam 2012?
    « Reply #48 on: May 20, 2012, 05:49:51 pm »

    Also, I have a few hours left on the fire pit but it is mostly done.  Painting to be done at RJ...

    Paint as in "burn in" as we make sure it will work for the new owner?
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    Re: Are you ready for Ram Jam 2012?
    « Reply #49 on: May 20, 2012, 09:05:17 pm »
    Paint as in "burn in" as we make sure it will work for the new owner?

    I'll bring a couple of cans of black high temp paint and spray it Friday.  We can burn it off Saturday.
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