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They recommended that we install two-degree caster cam plates on the lower control arms. After the install, the death wobble was present at lower speeds of 30 to 40 mph. I drove back to the off-road shop and we adjusted the toe. The wobble is still present, and we are going to adjust the toe some more and balance the tires to see if they're out of balance. We have made sure everything under the front end is tight and to torque specifications. I have not been off road with the Jeep...

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Jim Marski's '65 CJ-6A gives us two things to talk about. The long-wheelbase CJ-6 offered Jeep owners lots more room, but it wasn't a hot seller. The A in the nomenclature here indicates a Tuxedo Park model. Tuxedo Parks were not much more than a few cosmetic options until 1964, when it embodied enough changes to become a separate model, the A. It had a revised suspension, chrome bumpers, column shifter, vastly improved seating, honest-to-goodness chrome and special colors, among other things....

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Yukon recently released its Duragrip differential in a version that fits the Chrysler 9.25-inch front axle found under third- and fourth-generation Ram pickups. Features include a nodular iron case and internal gears cut from forged 4320 steel. The limited-slip operates via a four-spring design that engages composite clutches to provide smooth torque transfer and added traction when you need it most. Every unit is assembled in the U.S. and is completely rebuildable. INFO Yukon Gear, 800...

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Alt's kind of strange that the death wobble took place after you put the old factory stock tires back on and did not happen with the larger tires. If I read your email correctly, you made no other changes to the Jeep besides changing tires. Once the alignment has been set, it should not need to be changed. Some shops like to run a bit more toe-in with larger tires, as the tire seems to have a bit more leverage and push outward. But then again, toe should not have any bearing on the death wobble...

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Del Albright

Del Albright, Internationally published author and outdoorsman, serves as an Ambassador with the BlueRibbon Coalition and as State Environmental Affairs Coordinator for the California Association of U-Wheel Drive Clubs. He currently calls northern California his home, but travels nationally keeping outdoor sports alive and well, team more about Del at www.delalbright.cam and the BRC at www.sharetrails.org. FOUR WHEELER ISSN 0015-9123) March 2011 Vol. 48, No. 3. Published monthly by Source...

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One of the most useful applications of the FC was the dual rear-wheel version, available from 1959-65. Most had a full 9,000-pound GVW rating with a nearly 4,000-pound payload. Power came from the 226ci six-cylinder. M. Barshinger's nice unrestored '64 shown here showed up at the 2010 All Breeds Jeep Show equipped for a snow-plow. In the late '50s, Jeep built some prototype medium-duty trucks using the FC body and Ford V-8s engines, but the project never went beyond the development stage. By...

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If you're like us, cold canned meat is an acceptable trail food. Nonetheless, there comes a time when one desires a hot meal. For those times, there's the propane-fired Coleman Fold N Go Grill. As its name implies, this grill folds into a convenient, easy-to-carry package that weighs only 15 pounds. It doesn't hog a bunch of space in your rig, but churns out an impressive 6,000 Btu's for quick and even cooking of your victuals. It's fed by a 16.4-ounce propane cylinder has a porcelain-coated,...

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Great idea to have the Top Truck Challenge of Champions for 2012 (Limited Articulation, Jan. '11)11 look forward to seeing the old rigs again, or whatever those past champions are running now. Just for fun, have some new challenges with some orienteering, mechanical repairs, or extreme skills (Weighted teeter-totter Drive thru a waterfall Night maze runs ) to keep the competitors off guard. For 2013 and beyond, I would like to offer a suggestion. With the debate over buggies versus trucks, I...

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It's going to get dark at night whether you like it or not. Stumbling around in the pitch-blackness of the backcountry is a bad idea, whether you're cooking, setting up your tent, or fixing your rig's stupid axleshaft U-joint again. We dig the no-handed approach to lighting, and this Multi-Color LED headlamp fits the bill. It has a Cree Xlamp XR-C LED light that spits out 78 lumens. It's powered by three AAA batteries that use a side-loading battery cartridge and are monitored via an LED...

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Generation 4Runner is the availability of a selectable rear locker straight from the factory. This option is one that can really help the 4Runner get into deep terrain, but our 4Runner isn't just going in to deep terrain on exploratory trips it has to get out, too. To ensure we have maximum traction when we need it, we decided to add a selectable locker to the frontend. With a track record tor ruggedness and reliability, we decided on the Air Locker from ARB. The Air Locker uses a fully...

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The Start of a Monthly Adventure-logue TABLE OF CONTENTS As the setting sun highlights the dust trails on our 2011 Pickup Truck of the Year test, the Ford F-250 Super Duty and Chevy Silverado HD traverse Means Dry Lake in Johnson Valley, California. Photo by Greg P. Smith. One of our favorite rigs joins the fleet e-launching a magazine is a tricky balancing act. Because deadlines, like rust, never sleep, and because you need Ho keep selling magazines each month to stay in business you don't get...

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WE WEREN'T SURPRISED WHEN LAND ROVER chose Telluride. Colorado, as the location to introduce the 2011 Range Rover and LR4 to the media. After all, Telluride is an affluent mountain town located 8.750 feet above sea level, where luxury SUVs are a standard part of the lofty landscape. Our accommodations were 795 feet above Telluride in Mountain Village, where well-heeled residents tip their glasses in luxury homes and condos as they gaze over the majestic San Juan Mountains. Land Rover had other...

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While drum brakes will slow a vehicle down, you simply cannot expect the same performance as you would from discs. The reason for this is that 70 percent of a vehicle's braking force occurs at the front end. This is why all vehicles built since the mid-'70s employ disc brakes up front. The reason most pickups and SUVs came with rear drum brake arrangements (into the late '90s) was largely due to the higher cost is considered one of the best options for the ultimate in...

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Our next day, we split into a couple of groups and tackled a few more of the trails. One group circled much of the park on the Serenity Trail, which took us through some lush, low areas but then topped out higher with some great views across distant valleys. Our other group tackled a couple of the more gnarly runs offered by the Calamity Trail and the recently opened Nerve Wracker, where the crew found big boulders and steep ledges for their amusement. We had a great time, and the northern...

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In 1962 as the Wagoneer a name with almost as much recognition now as Jeep itself. Near that time. Willys Motors became Kaiser Jeep, ensuring everyone knew the name of the man who signed the checks. For 1967. the late-'40s Willys Jeepster concept was dusted off and refined into the Jeepster Commando. The original Jeepster was touted as being a sports car. Its anemic tourbanger performance did not live up to that term, even by 1948 standards. With a snappy V-6, the '67 C-101 Jeepster Commando...

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Just when you thought the Ford Raptor could not get any better, the new 6.2L V-8 arrives. The all-new powerplant provides some serious oomph for the desert thoroughbred. However, the factory inadvertently left a little untapped power for the aftermarket to discover. Stainless Works took full advantage of this opportunity and developed a bolt-on header system that, when combined with its after-cat exhaust system, is said to produce an additional 31 horsepower and 36 Ib-ft of torque. INFO...

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3 Keeping in mind that the used JK front axle market was alive and well when this article was published, we think you can expect to get anywhere from 700 to 1,400 for a fully built JK Dana 30 in decent shape. This price is assuming that the axle has upgrades of equal value to the ones showcased in this story. However, keep in mind that prices depend on the condition of said parts and what the buyer is actually willing to pay for them. The idea here is to stress the fact that just because you do...

Othe System Is Easy To Install And Typically Costs Less Than Rebuilding The Factory Drum Arrangement

This setup will improve braking performance in all conditions, but they do tell us that the setup will perform more consistently for trail environments where outside elements such a water and mud can diminish stopping power greatly on drum brakes. The system is easy to install and typically costs less than rebuilding the factory drum arrangement. By design, the This conversion does not include a mechanical parking brake option, so another type of parking brake is recommended. This could be a...

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F-25G Super Duty By Sean P. Holman Photos The Four Wheeler Staff Pickup Truck of the Year competition might remind some of a favorite move franchise that offers a predictable plot with an inevitable ending, we take nothing for granted and put all of the vehicles through the gauntlet. And even though this flick might seem like it has an ending that can be seen a mile away, there is an exciting subplot in this ' upteenquel that had all of our editors wondering who came...

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One of our favorite rigs joins the fleet Pickup Truck of the Year competition (Mar. '10), the staff highly anticipated getting our hands on a Ram Power Wagon for our long-term fleet. Our Bright Silver Metallic truck arrived to replace our much-loved '09 Ram TRX4 and gave us an opportunity to sample Ram's light-duty and heavy-duty lineup, back-to-back. Rain's HD line-up was refreshed for the 2010 model year with a new body style, a true Crew Cab option and an interior based on the light-duty...

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They come with a two-year warranty against manufacturing defects. 5. This photo shows the difference in size of the JK rear Dana 44 pinion gear and the front JK Dana 30 pinion gear. Obviously, the Dana 44 unit is much stronger, thanks to its larger size. But did you know that you can improve the strength of a ring and pinion gearset by simply having it cryogeni-cally treated Cryogenics bathes the metal in liquid nitrogen at minus-301 degrees Fahrenheit. The process changes the state of the...

Study In Contrasts

On day one, we wheeled Land Rover's flagship SUV from Telluride through the abandoned old mining town of Tomboy in Savage Basin (elevation 11,500 feet). We then continued over Tmogene Pass (elevation 13,114 feet), eventually arriving to spend the night in the town of Ouray (elevation 7,811 feet). We began the drive as a passenger which was a good way to start because it gave us an opportunity to inspect the interior, which was loaded with a truly mind-boggling number of luxo standard features...

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We found a shop that's closer to our (Southern California) home to fab up a custom rear bumper for our 4Runner, and you'll see it come together in an upcoming installation piece. But thanks for the tip, and we've included your letter for folks in the Northwest who might need some Toyota fabrication work. I enjoyed your article on the Ford Three-Valve Broken Spark Plug Blues (Dec. '10). I have an '04 Ford Expedition with the 5.4L 3V engine with 100,000-plus miles. I have been wrenching for over...

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Work then moved to the bench, where the inner pinion bearing was removed from the pinion shaft. This was done to get to the factory shim, which was transferred to the new pinion shaft as a starting point for the gear setup. 10. Auburn's ECTED Max locker is designed to fit the Dana 44 in the Wrangler TJ and in the JK. The JK's ring gear bolts are a slightly larger diameter, however, so the ring gear bolt holes in the ECTED needed to be enlarged. Here you can see the mounting surface being...

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In your Dec. '10 issue, you stated that no one builds a rear bumper tire carrier for the 2010 Toyota 4Runner. I would like to recommend Perkins Performance in Puyallup, Washington www.perkinsperformance.com . I worked there for a couple months and they do ddress your correspondence to. Four Wheeler, 831 S. Douglas St., El Segundo, CA 90245. All letters I become the property of Four iWiee er, and we reserve the right to edit them for length, accuracy, and clarity. The editorial department can...