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Sams Off Road Axle Upgrade

    Axle Upgrades: Alloy Shafts, Deep Gears, a Rear Locker and Premium Hubs During our last Axle article we shared with you our decision on the appropriate axles for the Project Over Easy Scrambler and how we went about sourcing those axle assemblies through TexomaJeeps (www.texomajeeps.com). We chose a set of CJ7 wide-track axles for our Scrambler and now …

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Cobra’s microTalk3, 2-Way FRS Radio

  Staying in touch with civilization, fellow 4-wheelers, or just having the tools required to get a message across is something that just about every technology company is addressing these days. For the folks who venture off road, it’s typically the CB Radio. However, we all know that unless your out in the boonies and are in a small group, …

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Be Cool Direct-Fit Radiators for Jeep

    One of the big problem areas for our Project Over Easy Scrambler was the cooling system, with the biggest offender being the radiator. The old brass radiator had been modified to support the small block V8 engine conversion but had become a little worse for wear. Additionally, the unshrouded flex fan driven directly off of the water-pump pulley …

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Detroit Electrac by Trachtech

By now you’ve heard about the new Locker on the block, and the news is electrifying. Literally, the new Detroit Electrac is an electrically actuated locker. It’s ready to step up and take a few swings at the other selectable boys in the neighborhood, namely the ARB, and the Ox locker. Make no mistake though, the Electrac has a serious …

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Six States Distributors drive Shafts

W e have been installing a number of incredible products on our 77 Jeep CJ-5 build up vehicle, and have been wondering when we would finally run out of wheel base! Well, we have, the T-18 conversion that was recently completed along with the shackle reversal up front and the addition of a 2.5″ lift have left us with some …

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FlowKooler Water pump

  Texas in the summer.  Such a mild climate.  Perfect for wheelin’ in the scorching heat with little to no air passing through the radiator. Note the sarcasm, because we’re laying it on pretty thick.  One of the key areas that we need to address on Project Over Easy is the effectiveness of the cooling system.    FlowKooler advantage: FlowKooler …

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BeCool Direct Fit Jeep Aluminum Radiator

  One of the big problem areas for our Project Over Easy Scrambler was the cooling system, with the biggest offender being the radiator. The old brass radiator had been modified to support the small block V8 engine conversion but had become a little worse for wear. Additionally, the unshrouded flex fan driven directly off of the water-pump pulley was …

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FlowKooler Water pump and Robertshaw Thermostat Installation

Texas in the summer.  Such a mild climate.  Perfect for wheelin’ in the scorching heat with little to no air passing through the radiator. Note the sarcasm, because we’re laying it on pretty thick.  One of the key areas that we need to address on Project Over Easy is the effectiveness of the cooling system.    FlowKooler advantage: FlowKooler high …

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Dick Cepek’s 150 watt Baja Lasers

     After I had my front bumper built, I decided to install some lights to complete my setup. I chose to go with some Baja Laser lights from Dick Cepek (part # 02510). These are a very affordable light accessory. They have a 150 watt tungsten bulb and black chrome plated housing. I chose the black chrome so that it went …

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