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Ken Cooke
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[*] posted on 2-19-2019 at 11:27 AM
el imposible: THE CARNAGE FILES


Pole Line Road

Ken
1. New RGB rocklights stopped working.
2. HAM radio antenna snapped/broken. Receives but doesn't transmit.

David
1. BFG KM3s badly chipped. One tire rotated to spare carrier lugs were cut so badly possibly due to incorrect bumpstop length.

Ru KinKong
1. Control arm mount stripped/welded and reinforced in San Felipe.

Saturnino
1. Sidewall puncture on Basketball Hill.
2. Blown front hub
3. Punctured exhaust

Daryl
1. (Bakersfield area) Front driveshaft removed to make it down to Baja. Separated CV shaft. Repaired in Palm Springs.

Harvey
1. Supercharger caused engine problems. 'Oil blowing out the back'. Did. It make the run.

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Chloe
1. Distributor cap and rotor - had to return to Hwy 2.




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[*] posted on 2-19-2019 at 01:05 PM


Photos of carnage?



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[*] posted on 2-19-2019 at 04:29 PM


Sorry about the problems but you must have had fun doing it.
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[*] posted on 2-19-2019 at 05:22 PM


Quote: Originally posted by Ken Cooke  

Chloe
1. Distributor cap and rotor - had to return to Hwy 2.


Someone had an older vehicle? I can't say I really miss points and condenser sets. I still have a tach/dwell meter and strobe timing light in the shop. You never know.

John

[Edited on 2-20-2019 by John Harper]
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[*] posted on 2-19-2019 at 05:33 PM


2015, it was the two Fords that both had fails...
What brand(s) were these...?
Hope the rest of the mission goes well!
I see on the inReach that you made it to the San Felipe area.




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[*] posted on 2-19-2019 at 05:49 PM


Hmmm, I am thinking that my wife is not going to look to favorable in my request to take her Shinny Pavement Pounder Jeep up the Pole Line Road, just a guess. :biggrin::biggrin: JH
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[*] posted on 2-19-2019 at 06:22 PM


Quote: Originally posted by bajamedic  
Hmmm, I am thinking that my wife is not going to look to favorable in my request to take her Shinny Pavement Pounder Jeep up the Pole Line Road, just a guess. :biggrin::biggrin: JH


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[*] posted on 2-20-2019 at 05:12 AM


No problems for me thankfully. Just a little more pinstriping.
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[*] posted on 2-21-2019 at 02:05 PM


Ok question for Ed would my Nissan have made it. Or made it half wrecked 😂
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