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Forum: For Sale / Wanted 09-02-2010, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 210
Posted By DesertRat
DGO-Moab

I now live in Cortez and make that run often..... let me know if you still need this and I can get you my cell #
Forum: General Chit Chat 01-28-2010, 10:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 735
Posted By DesertRat
LOL....I don't even know you but I have to hate...

LOL....I don't even know you but I have to hate you already.....
then again, you could sell aluminum siding but as long as you like Cruisers I can forgive you
Forum: General Chit Chat 01-28-2010, 09:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 735
Posted By DesertRat
I am a sales/marketing manager in the newspaper...

I am a sales/marketing manager in the newspaper biz. Cortez & Durango are owned by the same family
Forum: General Chit Chat 01-27-2010, 09:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 735
Posted By DesertRat
I will be out there the first of March and...

I will be out there the first of March and looking for a home then. I am not sure exactly where but probably in Cortez or maybe Delores. Realtor is finding me a short term rental for the first few...
Forum: General Chit Chat 01-26-2010, 07:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 735
Posted By DesertRat
cruiser clubs

I am glad to report that after 7 years in the midwest my labrador and I :puppykisses:will be moving back to Colorado. I was in Rifle/Glenwood area for the prior 20 years. I will now be making the...
Forum: General Tech Forum 09-30-2008, 09:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 568
Posted By DesertRat
Thanks all. I looked up the painless and it seems...

Thanks all.
I looked up the painless and it seems to be complete. I also thought, as one of you suggested, that because the cruiser is pretty basic I could just lay it all out and duplicate. I...
Forum: General Tech Forum 09-29-2008, 08:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 568
Posted By DesertRat
FJ 40 rewire

Hey guys
The wiring in my 71 FJ is shot, rotted, broken, bent and blue.
Does any one know if they make a complete rewire kit and where I might find it?
Also any thoughts on upgrades to do if I go to...
Forum: General Chit Chat 04-23-2008, 10:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 701
Posted By DesertRat
Winch....most definately...that is next. Old one...

Winch....most definately...that is next. Old one pooped out at a most inopportune time...........
Forum: General Chit Chat 04-23-2008, 10:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 701
Posted By DesertRat
Post rear axle

The rear axle is centered...it just looks a bit off in the pic. Optical illusion :D
It is stretched to 102"
Forum: General Chit Chat 04-20-2008, 07:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 701
Posted By DesertRat
project finally done

Just finished work on my 71 Cruiser. Put in a lot of hours and am pretty proud :) so thought I would share some pics with anyone interested.
Stop by here often and some day will join....live in...
Forum: General Chit Chat 11-17-2007, 03:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By DesertRat
Time to paint the 40

I am close to getting ready to repaint my 71 40.
I plan to use something close to the original color (red) and think they used an acrylic enamel. Anyone know of a good source to find color codes,...
Forum: General Tech Forum 05-08-2007, 12:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 502
Posted By DesertRat
thanks again

Thanks again for the reply's.
I had to haul the cruiser to Proffits for a disc brake conversion. I wasn't comfortable tackling that one alone so left it to the professionals.
thanks again for the...
Forum: General Tech Forum 05-01-2007, 09:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 502
Posted By DesertRat
thanks for the help guys....this is more than I...

thanks for the help guys....this is more than I knew a few days ago.............
Forum: General Tech Forum 04-30-2007, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 502
Posted By DesertRat
FJ 40 weight

Can anyone tell me the approximate weight of the LC? I need to haul my daughters 71 LC. Has a 350 chevy, auto, 35x12.5x15
Any help would be appreciated.
:)
Forum: General Chit Chat 06-01-2006, 09:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 643
Posted By DesertRat
i actually might be going thru Denver on way to...

i actually might be going thru Denver on way to western slope on June 23. I am only going as far as Glenwood Springs however. There is an outside chance i may go as far as Grand Junction but have...
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 06-01-2006, 01:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By DesertRat
I am in Glenwood Area and will be in Vail in a...

I am in Glenwood Area and will be in Vail in a couple of weeks.
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 06-01-2006, 01:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By DesertRat
I have 4 springs 2 1/2 inch. I put them on last...

I have 4 springs 2 1/2 inch. I put them on last year and have now gone to a 4" to accomodate bigger tires. I also have 4 skyjacker nitro 7000 shocks that are only one year old as well.
I have just...
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 05-21-2006, 08:46 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,735
Posted By DesertRat
You can head up Aspen Mtn and go over Taylor or...

You can head up Aspen Mtn and go over Taylor or you can head up to Ashcroft which will take you to Pearl
Forum: General Chit Chat 05-19-2006, 08:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 473
Posted By DesertRat
Let's see... I have been called many things by my...

Let's see... I have been called many things by my ex-wife, I have been called late to supper and I was mistaken for Fabio one time. However, I have never been called Claudia before.......has a nice...
Forum: General Chit Chat 05-18-2006, 08:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 473
Posted By DesertRat
CM 06 Thanks

Just wanted to say a big thank you to all that were involved with the CM 06. While I had some "issues" with my 40 I was able to get out on one run with the group on the last day on Fins. It was my...
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 04-26-2006, 06:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 792
Posted By DesertRat
Pics would be great and I am still VERY...

Pics would be great and I am still VERY interested. However, if pics are a hassle I will see you in Moab in a week.
M-
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 04-25-2006, 09:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 792
Posted By DesertRat
1 more question

Where did they come from?
Thanks again. i have been looking for this so hopefully this will work out.
M-
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 04-25-2006, 09:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 792
Posted By DesertRat
Are you camping at Spanish Trails? I am camping...

Are you camping at Spanish Trails? I am camping there Tuesday and Wed night.
Let me know where I can find you, I will take a look and then we can arrange a drop point.
Oh yeah...do they have the...
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 04-25-2006, 08:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 792
Posted By DesertRat
interested

Chris
I may be very interested. Will you have them at CM? I will be there late Tuesday thru Sunday. I may even have you drop them in Glenwood on the way back.
Mark
Forum: General Chit Chat 04-14-2006, 09:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 401
Posted By DesertRat
CM Registration

Hey all. I have been out of the loop for a few weeks so maybe this has been posted and I just missed it.
With CM only 2 weeks away I have yet to receive any snail mail confermation.....should I be...
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