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MX2: Engine Swap

Posted on August 20, 2015
MX2: Engine Swap
After my failed Central America trip my engine developed a knock. Expecting the worse I began to tear down the engine for a rebuild. All external items removed from the engine compartment. Tentatively planning a solid axle swap, I remove the front s...
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MX2: Suspension Repairs

Posted on August 19, 2015
MX2: Suspension Repairs
After a few test runs I had my shock tabs rip off the frame. Back at the shop I cleaned up the cross supports surface and re-welded the broken shock mount (left). Though the right mount didn't break I ran a few extra welds, just in case. Then I cut 1/...
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Damage & Repairs In Baja

Posted on October 30, 2014
Damage & Repairs In Baja
Rolling off the couch, I get up and search for food. Nothing was in the house. I scrounged some pesos together from my shoe and headed across the street to the market and picked up some cinnamon rolls. When I returned Raul was awake. We waited around a...
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MX1 fixed and back on the road

Posted on September 14, 2014
MX1 fixed and back on the road
After receiving the radiator and other parts on Wednesday, I installed them without any big issues. Yesterday I took a drive up Middle Canyon to make sure everything was ok offroad and up hills. At the top of the mountain there is an overlook of Salt Lake...
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Tooele, Utah

Posted on September 4, 2014
All interstate driving today as I nurse the truck into Tooele, Utah. Some of the roads made the passenger side bounce uncontrollably. You don't realize what parts really do until you beak them. Stopping by a auto parts store I picked up an electric fan an...
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