you need a pickup dude. a roll bar.. very little horsepower.. super-Uber low gears.. leaf springs....Long post beware:
So if you were forced to sell your ZJ, but knew in the short future you'd begin to build another rig, what would it be and why?
I'd love to start over w/ a stock zj and do one right on a LA and chromos in a 44HP and 9" w/ 36's(IROK) "tryin" to keep it street legal, with maybe a extra set of 35 radials for a commute "if" need be. This would inlcude boxin the unicar and likely an internal cage, simple but yet effective. As I've heard from some smart guy on here it's not the amount of pipe but the angles
Or, do you head over to the dark side... 4runner, gen I, II, and III yots? Fantastic rigs with a ton of potential, but it's always funny to see the die-hard yota crowd eventually convert to the dana TCs and axles etc etc. Yes, a unicar may take some work to beef, but on the other hand a yota will have to be redone to allow for links, coils etc etc.
IMO A yota p/u will never ride, steer and simply keep you warm in the winter elements I enjoy. Sometimes following a yota on the trail sounds like a wood pecker from those rigs trying to squeeze another inch outta their turning radius only to sipe their tire on their leaves(Of course hydro/hydro assist can help in both applications as far as ease).
Bottom line, I'm a believer in Yotas.....my unicar has been a headache, but it wasn't built right from the start. A buggy would be sweet (in my mind a F-toy) but I believe the comfort factor is important for some folks to keep them on the trails longer. I'm not so much thinking of myself as I am passengers... but a good snow storm would suck in a buggy even w/ a roof.
This was kinda of a thinking out loud session. What say you
Not sure about the driver, or stick in general... :rollseyes:you need a pickup dude. a roll bar.. very little horsepower.. super-Uber low gears.. leaf springs....
not sure you could really get er done with the stick though
sorry to hear that jay, and we don't want to loose chris (especially greenie)Hey guys, this divorce has really kicked my ***. I had the flat belly 90% done when it hit me and I haven't touched it since then. I probably won't be ready to wheel until next Spring the way things are lookin but thanks for the invites.
What's up with you movin Chris? We don't wanna lose you.