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Re: suzi the psychic [Re: rascott] #991549 06/22/11 08:01 PM
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rascott Offline OP
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an excellent outing.
still some snow over 7000'.
gear box works fine- i may have to see if i can fit 32" tires- and it was fun to play with.
after i give suzi a bath i'll look thru my photos.........
we covered a lot of ground.


'89 kick w/some modifications.
some intentional.
suzi the psychic gets me fishing.
kj6esv
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Re: suzi the psychic [Re: rascott] #991550 08/05/11 03:48 PM
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i got some 1 1/2" wheel spacers. i put them on. i will try them out soon. i'm trying to imagine taller tires.
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i've been back to the river a couple of times and took suzi on a road trip to socal.
should make another fishrun next week.


'89 kick w/some modifications.
some intentional.
suzi the psychic gets me fishing.
kj6esv
Re: suzi the psychic [Re: rascott] #991551 08/06/11 03:02 AM
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...thinking 33s or 40s?

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Re: suzi the psychic [Re: rxinhed] #991552 08/06/11 02:24 PM
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i was thinking only 32's.
i'm afraid i won't be able to move her in high range- she has trouble obtaining/maintaining highway type speeds as it is.
we'll see what happens after this season.

i see new location on your signature thinggy- have you completed the move?


'89 kick w/some modifications.
some intentional.
suzi the psychic gets me fishing.
kj6esv
Re: suzi the psychic [Re: rascott] #991553 08/07/11 02:27 AM
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completed moving, now organizing and vying for space.

Goats have the largest part of the new ranch, wife has next share, then kids, then me & monteros...

R-


1988 Mighty Max turbo 2.6 service body
1980 Power Wagon W400
Sundry Mitsubishi Montero Gen 1 parts, Gen 1 and Gen 2 Max parts
Parts vehicles: 89 LS Montero 4-door, 2002 Sport AWD
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Re: suzi the psychic [Re: rascott] #991554 09/05/11 03:30 PM
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i found a seat.
it doesn't fit.
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the hump was in the way.
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it came out of a bmw m3.
it doesn't have the heater.


adonblabla:
i think the seat will do. i have to rearrange a few things that i had to move to get it in(petite little suzi).
i'm moving battery #2 to the passenger side, shifting the ice box location, and adding stowage area on the pass.side for the stuff that don't fit now.
i carry too much.

moreblather:
partially completed some stowage adjustments and planning a run w/my brother and miss bitchy to the e f carson this weekend.
he's bringing the telescope this time- looking for the super nova.

Last edited by rascott; 09/12/11 09:34 PM.

'89 kick w/some modifications.
some intentional.
suzi the psychic gets me fishing.
kj6esv
Re: suzi the psychic [Re: rascott] #991555 09/21/11 07:54 PM
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suzi the psychic took me to the river and back(once again) with no problems.
my brother(riding miss bitchy) and i spent one night at highland lakes, then 3 nights on the river. came out monday.
the seat will do fine(i will modify the mounting some). i should have done this years ago.
the stowage changes seem positive and i had less stuff flying around than usual.
the slightly wider track feels good.
did some rock scrabble and appreciate the low range crawl capability.
i will have to reconsider larger tires 'till i figure out some clearance issues.
i'll look thru my photos- see if there is anything worth posting.

some nice trail
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some not so nice
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nice river
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Last edited by rascott; 09/23/11 03:00 AM.

'89 kick w/some modifications.
some intentional.
suzi the psychic gets me fishing.
kj6esv
Re: suzi the psychic [Re: rascott] #991556 09/22/11 06:35 AM
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ANYTHING is worth posting, Richard. It'll keep us grounded folks thinking of what we're missing. I'm envious of you for having an operational rig that takes you out time and time, again. Congrats on the good run!


73
-Jon
KJ6GVM

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Re: suzi the psychic [Re: Oyaji_Jon] #991557 09/23/11 03:25 AM
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rascott Offline OP
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hey jon.
i added a couple of pics.
i'm not much good with the camera(i forget to focus, can't see thru the viewfinder, and probably shake too much), but at least i'm not wasting film.
suzi has been being very good to me. highway travel is what concerns me most- poor girl really struggles to turn wheels in high range. i have to use 1st gear on some parts of hwy4, and try not to impede traffic everywhere else.
i used to be able to use my low range 2WD going over ebbetts pass, but now in low range she screams out in 5th gear at about 15mph.
are your engine repairs progressing? still some time left before the wet stuff......


'89 kick w/some modifications.
some intentional.
suzi the psychic gets me fishing.
kj6esv
Re: suzi the psychic [Re: rascott] #991558 10/01/11 05:48 PM
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rascott Offline OP
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i made the modifications to the seat mount.
it's a real close fit.
it helped make the last run real comfortable.
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[Linked Image]


'89 kick w/some modifications.
some intentional.
suzi the psychic gets me fishing.
kj6esv
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