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Charlie_Brown last won the day on August 15 2017

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About Charlie_Brown

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    NPORA Fulltime Resident
  • Birthday 07/09/1993

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  • Your Pathfinder Info
    1992 pathfinder, VG33E swapped 4x4 manual with swing out spare carier, ARB winch bumper (can't remember winch), SE side steps, 2in BL, 3in SL, other cosmetics and features
  • Place of Residence
    Sonora California
  • Mechanical Skill Level
    Standalone Tool Chest Mechanic
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  • What do you consider yourself?
    Weekend Warrior
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    United States
  • Interests
    Hiking, backpacking anything outdoors.

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  1. Charlie_Brown

    What did you do to your Pathfinder today?

    The truck has been getting louder these last two days to where it was obvious something is wrong with the exhaust. Today started the truck up and the thing sounded like a v8. Take a look under and the exhaust unbolted itself from the cat and rest of the exhaust so I'm running straight headers lol. One of the craziest things I've seen, either I've been running without bolts or the two bolts worked themselves loose and fell (I've heard stuff fall si most likely culprit). Got some new bolts for it with lock washers and what not so going to bolt it up tomorrow. Went to the wreckers and scored an owners manual, mud guard and dip stick tube. Planning to put it all in tomorrow, hoping that the damn tube doesn't give me a headache to get out again since I'm not dropping the pan. Lastly I noticed my rear bumper on the passenger corner is pushed in from backing into something while night wheeling. Not a big deal just thought it was interesting. Makes, making my tube bumper more of an importance.
  2. Charlie_Brown

    What did you do to your Pathfinder today?

    Made a metal plate out of an old washing machine for my switches since the plastic cover broke and I wasn't going to plastic weld it again just to have it break again. All drilled and riveted now. Went to pick and pull and scored a service manual from one of the trucks and pulled a few things off I wanted from it. Didnt get everything I wanted but got what was there. Went night wheeling again and backed into something. Didnt do Any damage but I really want a led back up light for the woods.
  3. Charlie_Brown

    What did you do to your Pathfinder today?

    Added ground wire to the aux lights and was going to change the switches since one was broken but I got the wrong type of switches like an idiot so now waiting for the correct ones to come in.
  4. Charlie_Brown

    What did you do to your Pathfinder today?

    Picked up some axles for the truck
  5. Charlie_Brown

    Small Block Chevy Swap worth it?

    Looking forward to seeing some updates here soon and actually seeing this truck just in general. Awesome build!
  6. Charlie_Brown

    Help me out with your knowledge of axles

    One thing about the 78-79 dana 60s (from what the internet tells me) they are 67 to 69" making it 8.5" longer than a nissan If I'm remembering correctly.
  7. Charlie_Brown

    Help me out with your knowledge of axles

    That's an offer I cant pass up. Might be time to make a road trip up to Washington lol. Currently sitting on vg33e 5 speed manual and planning on getting something along 5.30 gears or something. Have not gotten that far into ideas yet but I just like the idea of 14 bolts or dana 60s for the simple fact that there is room for expansion up to 40s. You never know what you want in the future you know? Plus the flirtatious idea of a doubler tcase for low low. I'm not sold on 60s, just found a good deal on one and came across a thread on another guy that did 4 link rear and three link front on 79 ford Dana 60s which was a sweet rig and a different axle to look up on CL.
  8. I'm looking into axles yo start my eventual sas of my truck and have started thinking of a 78-79 ford hp dana 60 or possibly a later year. Anyone know about these axles and what year has the correct side drop? I'll be honest I just started looking I to the idea so I've not had much time at all to research (I'll do it tomorrow) but figured I'd ask others with more knowledge than I while I'm at it.
  9. Charlie_Brown

    Pathmaker One-Ton Pathy build

    Read this earlier today looking around the internet for sas axle options. Love how you did your exo cage, super rare I actually like those and think they look good. Your build is crazy!
  10. Charlie_Brown

    What did you do to your Pathfinder today?

    Not a lot has been done lately to it. Just been enjoying it, taking it on trails and getting used to how much it can handle till I find its its limits (further than I had thought). I have added 4 new lifts out on separate dip switches. Got the lights for 30$ (halogens) they came off a tow truck. Wanted LEDs but I hate the idea of the diodes going out and having to replace the entire thing rather than just buy a new light so after searching around I went with these tow truck lights that let me get direct LED replacements. Currently I'm running 4 floods, 2 65w and 2 35w (what came with the deal, brand new lights). They work great but I cant wait to go with 2 floods and 2 spots. Chose 2 switches for the future of 4 spots and 2 floods with the spots mounted on the roof of the truck, more or less room for expansion. One dip switch I bought was faulty and autozone decided they wont replace it so looking for seperate switches all together (these dip switches are too bulky in design), also added led indicators for when the lights are on as an idiot light while driving g so you know A, that they are working and B, they are on (35 waters get drown out by the 65w really quick, a reason I just noticed that the dipswitch on the 35w was faulty). Side note, FINALLY adjusted my head lights so they are straight, being lazy and just accepting poor quality light days are gone. Tried to pick up a dana 44 but was given away from under me so in the market again for one. Looking to SAS the rig in the near future (must payBill's, must pay bills). Once this wild fire is out if the mountain pass is still open I'm planning to take the rig on a hard trail that all the rock crawlers go on. Even in the non optional sections it is rated to be hard and advised for lockers and 35s. Time to throw the 33 swampers back under the ol girl and test out that lsd with some careful throttle. Looking forward to seeing how the old culture wagon performs on it.
  11. Charlie_Brown

    What did you do to your Pathfinder today?

    What are you seeing for mpgs and have you done anything to increase them, if so what all did you do? I'm always looking to further mine.
  12. Charlie_Brown

    What did you do to your Pathfinder today?

    Got some old tow truck flood lights for 30$ off craigslist, spend the day making a wire harness for them and wiring them to dip switches with an extra led indicator for some flare. Such a major difference between the crap headlights and these things are still halogens, 2 55w lamps and 2 35w lamps. I have a tow hitch I'm going to be installing tomorrow. Took it out wheeling tonight on some new portions of the trails by my house since the new lights got done, I'm impressed on how much the pathy can eat up and its approach and departure angle. Was going down some pretty gnarly hills that I thought I was going to skid off of. All in all a good day with the old girl. Lastly since I've not posted what ice been up to in awhile the truck has been used for camping and got cleaned here and there.mostly just been wheeling around with it and using it for work.
  13. Charlie_Brown

    What did you do to your Pathfinder today?

    Try flex seal instead if it is your windshield washer reservoir. Would work better than silicone. Trucks running like a top, great power and not killing me on gas. Been able to drive up big hills in 4th and 5th while barely giving it gas. I need to try and fix my camber, giving it time to fix itself didn't work out fully so I'm gonna loosen some bolts and try and shove it back how it should be here soon. Oh, also while I was camping I shoved the headliner back where in where it needed to go so it isn't all falling down anymore and looks like factory. Might take it back out and add a dab of glue here and there at some point but I doubt it, shouldn't come out and only if it does will I bother doing that. Also I guess when I put my dash back in, specifically the dash cluster I knocked the Speedo cable out of place and thus my speedometer wasn't working so corrected that problem. Nothing at all worth noting but figured I'd contribute since I'm posting anyways.
  14. Charlie_Brown

    What did you do to your Pathfinder today?

    Hahaha that's pretty sick lol. I like the clock
  15. Charlie_Brown

    What did you do to your Pathfinder today?

    Went camping and wheeling for the weekend with it. I'm impressed with these artic claws in dirt and mud and the truck overall

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