Colorado Adventures Continued (Punk'n JLR)

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Gah.. well my roll bar was only pin-prick scratched before I caught it.. Powertank took a few nice pinstripes though. Is there a technique to getting it in & out without drama? Such a tight fit





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Gah.. well my roll bar was only pin-prick scratched before I caught it.. Powertank took a few nice pinstripes though. Is there a technique to getting it in & out without drama? Such a tight fit

Well I wanted a behind the seat mount so I could use it with the soft top, but we will see how this goes.
 

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Well I wanted a behind the seat mount so I could use it with the soft top, but we will see how this goes.
oh I asked them about that also, they didn’t seem to realize how many 2 door owners always have the rear seats out. Hope they do it otherwise I was thinking buy the 4door version and get a local fab to alter it maybe
 
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Synergy Front Track Bar and Sector Shaft Brace!

Many install videos available on YouTubes... so it's really easy to install.

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I've only driven on it for a day, but here are my initial thoughts:

It's a very subtle change in steering. I get a very slight bit less wandering feel with steering now. It's a "bit" more direct but I'm sure alignment will affect that a lot more. If you are having a lot of issues with steering, this "may" help but I think an alignment shop that really knows what they are doing and will take the time to do it right will provide much more return on the investment.

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That said, I'm really sold on the extra beef added to the track bar brace. The build quality on this beast is awesome and I'm absolutely sure it will more than do for my antics off road. I'm going to feel much better knowing that mount is solid after all the weld failure talk. :like:
 
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Yesterday I went and had Discount Tire in Broomfield rebalance and rotate my tires.

They were able to use less than half the weight put on by Discount Tire in Lakewood. The difference was amazing. Extremely smooth and surprisingly, a lot less wandering. I will only use them from now on. They always do a top notch job. :like:
 

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Yep kinda wish I had one. Might add that to the list. Bestop Sunrider is great but not quite the same.
 

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Yeah yeah... :CWL:

It's easier to clean glass than plastic, so for the winter the HT wins. :like::beer:
You’re right, I forgot how the rear window got really dirty a few times, and nobody wanted to wash it. Then the wife took it to the car wash and snapped the CB antenna, so I put a detachable one on. Your point is extremely valid about the dirty winter plastic windows. ;-)
 
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So I finally bit the bullet and bought the Carolina Metal Masters side mirrors.

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Solid mirror with options for ball mounts. Quality that didn't come without cost, but I really like the options these bring to the table. The mirrors attach really quickly and all the bits are super well built.
 

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So I finally bit the bullet and bought the Carolina Metal Masters side mirrors.

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Solid mirror with options for ball mounts. Quality that didn't come without cost, but I really like the options these bring to the table. The mirrors attach really quickly and all the bits are super well built.
Gonna be too cold sunday, hope you get out sat with no doors :)
 
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Gonna be too cold sunday, hope you get out sat with no doors :)
Been trying to be good and stay inside. Haven't been to the grocery store in almost two weeks and might have to go this weekend.

Our guilty escape is going out for a walk with the pup and I've got a couple of bike rides around North Table mountain.
 

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Been trying to be good and stay inside. Haven't been to the grocery store in almost two weeks and might have to go this weekend.

Our guilty escape is going out for a walk with the pup and I've got a couple of bike rides around North Table mountain.
Glad to hear you are staying safe. I've been WFH for nearly a month but still go out for daily runs. I started wearing a cover on my runs which makes it interesting lol. I'm excited for hiking season if we have one. Denver Marathon just got cancelled.
 
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Glad to hear you are staying safe. I've been WFH for nearly a month but still go out for daily runs. I started wearing a cover on my runs which makes it interesting lol. I'm excited for hiking season if we have one. Denver Marathon just got cancelled.
My scarf is not a great solution, so I ordered some running masks myself. I am surprised at the number of people on the hill, so to keep contact as small as possible I've been riding more. Need a run though, getting so out of shape. lol
 

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