MX2: Engine Swap
Posted on August 20, 2015
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...
MX2: Suspension Repairs
Posted on August 19, 2015
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/...
Damage & Repairs In Baja
Posted on October 30, 2014
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...
MX1 fixed and back on the road
Posted on September 14, 2014
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...
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...