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My Adventure Continues...

Posted: Sun Jul 24, 2011 11:20 am
by Vagabond
I left the meet, and made it about 50 miles, when my rear dif grenaded. I removed the rear drive shaft, put it in four wheel drive, and continued 350 miles to my next destination. Driving in front wheel drive only with a locker is a thrill, especially in traffic (like Denver rush hour). It pulls hard to the side every time I change from/to accelerating, decelerating, or shifting gears.

I'm hanging out in the Mountains to avoid the triple digit temperatures in Kansas and decide on my next move. I think that I've already pushed my luck and would be ill advised to attempt to drive it 600 miles home the way it is.

Re: My Adventure Continues...

Posted: Mon Jul 25, 2011 1:12 pm
by stevec
Geez George, you've had nothing but problems with that thing... Maybe time to ditch it and buy an LJ? :wink:

Hope things get better for you. It was nice to see you at the meet again; sorry you didn't get out on the trails much.

Re: My Adventure Continues...

Posted: Mon Jul 25, 2011 6:29 pm
by Myers
The brighter view might be that the diff did not go when on the trail. Good to see you.
Myers