I’ve been getting my kit together for S.C.A.R.R. the past few weeks. I am going to be putting up a few posts about new, new-old, and old kit for the trip. Recovery Gear I needed a rear recovery shackle. I don’t expect to get stuck but you have to be prepared for such things. I[…]
I love that line, “Winter is Coming”. If you are a fan of HBO’s Game of Thrones you know the phrase Winter is Coming has a special meaning. It is appropriate in this post because ONE, winter is indeed here although you wouldn’t know it in Oklahoma; and TWO, it implies that there is a[…]
Wow. A record blizzard hit Oklahoma yesterday. 35mph steady winds, gusts past 50mph. Wind Chill temperatures dropped below ZERO last night. I taxi’d my daughter to work and home. The home trip was punctuated by dozens of abandoned cars right in the middle of the streets. I gave one kid a ride home before the[…]
I don’t even know where to begin. From my noobie perspective on recovery, there were two tools missing during this recovery. A high-lift jack and some sand ladders.That sucks for him. But on the good side if he rebuilds it, he could make it better.
February 18th, 2005Recovery hooks on, trailer wiring problems, relays buzzing, water found, relocated power steering reservior, prep for second battery I have the recovery hooks on. I have a page for them on the Tech Tips page. The bolts I firstbought were very ambitious. I got carried away with the bolt diameter. I pulled the[…]
December 27th, 2004Head liner, New tires, Recovery points, Got stuck, FTP down, Lense project, Transmission service Head linerI pulled the fabric off the moon roof cover this past Sunday. It seems the cover is made of fiberglass. The fabric came off faily easy. I was surprised by the noises you normally don’t hear when the[…]