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Forum: Trip and Event Reports Yesterday, 10:28 PM
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Posted By Rzeppa
CUSP Work Day

Big thanks to Travis Rogers (honeybadger) for hooking us up on this!

We had two main objectives, one was to haul materials up to a staging area for other volunteers to use them for erosion control,...
Forum: Trip and Event Reports Yesterday, 10:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 323
Posted By Rzeppa
Big kudos for Tim in both organizing this and his...

Big kudos for Tim in both organizing this and his leadership. A couple things about how Tim handled this that stood out. This is how Rising Sun rolls!

Driver meeting: expectations were communicated...
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 10-18-2017, 06:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 952
Posted By Rzeppa
Absolutely, would love to see you Brian! And...

Absolutely, would love to see you Brian! And yeah, I forgot to mention the part where he asked me to pressure wash the underside of my truck.
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 10-16-2017, 09:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 952
Posted By Rzeppa
Had a good conversation with Jeff this evening,...

Had a good conversation with Jeff this evening, he had just gotten off the phone with Travis. I am 100% in, will be there with my one ton FJ45. One good takeaway from the conversion is that we are...
Forum: General Chit Chat 10-16-2017, 09:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 381
Posted By Rzeppa
9/9

9/9
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 10-14-2017, 10:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 952
Posted By Rzeppa
IMHO, armor is less important than the nut behind...

IMHO, armor is less important than the nut behind the wheel - advice former RS Commander Rob Meredith gave me when I was contemplating whether to go on my first Cruise Moab in 2000. He said, "pick...
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 10-13-2017, 11:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 952
Posted By Rzeppa
Um, take a look at how active that section is....

Um, take a look at how active that section is. Not something we see a lot of new posts on... :rolleyes:
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 10-13-2017, 02:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 952
Posted By Rzeppa
This should be moved from Land Use to Event...

This should be moved from Land Use to Event Staging so more people see it - I didn't until it was pointed out in the Kingston Peak recovery thread. I will try to make this run, even though it means I...
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 10-11-2017, 10:31 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,910
Posted By Rzeppa
So who is bringing what for the potluck? I was...

So who is bringing what for the potluck? I was thinking of picking up a bunch of fried chicken from King Soopers
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 10-09-2017, 05:38 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,910
Posted By Rzeppa
I may also have to bail if this is going to turn...

I may also have to bail if this is going to turn into a rescue/recovery operation. I was planning on having Linda and our granddaughter and one of the things we have done is always emphasize how...
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 10-05-2017, 10:53 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,910
Posted By Rzeppa
It's never fun. Don't go. It always sucks.

It's never fun. Don't go. It always sucks.
Forum: Trip and Event Reports 09-27-2017, 10:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,221
Posted By Rzeppa
Was an awesome time in the high country!

Was an awesome time in the high country!
Forum: Trip and Event Reports 09-27-2017, 10:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,221
Posted By Rzeppa
More 40s run pictures

More 40s run pictures
Forum: Trip and Event Reports 09-27-2017, 10:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,221
Posted By Rzeppa
I still haven't heard back regarding which...

I still haven't heard back regarding which particular pictures TT wants so I am going to start posting my pictures up here:
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 09-20-2017, 10:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 589
Posted By Rzeppa
I have seen RXs on this trail before, it really...

I have seen RXs on this trail before, it really isn't that technical. Pretty much any 4x4 can do it, even (shudder the thought! :eek:) a non Toyota
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 09-19-2017, 07:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 589
Posted By Rzeppa
Nice! Keep 'em coming! This is a really fun...

Nice! Keep 'em coming! This is a really fun trail, trailhead not too far from Denver, not a long day and really scenic.
Forum: General Tech Forum 09-17-2017, 09:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 458
Posted By Rzeppa
Thanks Matt but you could have done the same...

Thanks Matt but you could have done the same thing, I just had the time slot/location to be able to help.

:risingsun
Forum: General Tech Forum 09-17-2017, 09:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 458
Posted By Rzeppa
Thanks but we both know you could have done the...

Thanks but we both know you could have done the same thing, I was just closer than the Springs. It does make me feel good to help out fellow cruiserheads, goodness knows how many times I have been...
Forum: General Tech Forum 09-17-2017, 12:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 458
Posted By Rzeppa
I used to have the numbers back when I was in...

I used to have the numbers back when I was in charge of the wheel bearing packing party. Note that drum brake cruiser gaskets and seals are different than disk brak 40s and 60s. I don't know off the...
Forum: General Tech Forum 09-17-2017, 12:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 458
Posted By Rzeppa
Saul's was going to charge them $1,200. Which is...

Saul's was going to charge them $1,200. Which is about right for the scope of what he was proposing to do, it just wasn't necessary. They tried to pay me but of course I wouldn't take it, but I did...
Forum: General Tech Forum 09-17-2017, 11:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 458
Posted By Rzeppa
Turns out it was just loose wheel bearings....

Turns out it was just loose wheel bearings. Tightened them up to spec and the brake issues went away. Knuckle bearings will need to be replaced eventually but they will have a safe trip home. The...
Forum: General Tech Forum 09-17-2017, 07:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 458
Posted By Rzeppa
I have those too, will be the same as 40/60...

I have those too, will be the same as 40/60 stuff. I was thinking if we have to take the hubs off to repack the wheel bearings we're gonna need those two gaskets for the hub/spindle.
Forum: General Tech Forum 09-17-2017, 12:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 458
Posted By Rzeppa
okay we will need is front knuckle 80 series...

okay we will need is front knuckle 80 series gaskets, I have 40 & 60 stuff on hand, but if someone can bring up 80 series up tomorrow morning that would be super helpful!
Forum: General Tech Forum 09-16-2017, 10:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 458
Posted By Rzeppa
Awesome, excellent info Karin! Now that we know...

Awesome, excellent info Karin! Now that we know the full story, it may be as simple as adjusting the wheel bearings to their proper preload, or maybe something else. But if I were you I would have...
Forum: General Tech Forum 09-16-2017, 06:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 458
Posted By Rzeppa
Hi Karin, I see my FB reply to you was a little...

Hi Karin, I see my FB reply to you was a little late, you already found RS! I would be EXTREMELY skeptical that you need new wheel bearings unless they were run dry or some kind of catastrophic issue...
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