For a while I had been thinking about the future of EvilFJ. It’s been a great vehicle, and she’s been dead nuts reliable, and has taken me everywhere I’ve wanted her to take me, but I was starting to ask “What’s next?” Two options came to mind, either front Total Chaos long travel, or a […]Read more "And then…Longtravel! (Part 1)"
For those of you that run aftermarket control arms with Currie Johnny Joints or similar, some regular maintenance is required to keep things working 100%. But what is required? I know some that never check their joints, and others that rebuild them every 5k miles. Ultimately, it depends on many factors, but a big one […]Read more "Check your nuts!"
We borrowed a forklift at my work for a few hours, and I figured I’d take the opportunity to see how the long travel rear behaves, and if there are any binding or rubbing issues. I have a set of Extended 2.5″ Radflo shocks in the rear, with Metaltech Long Travel springs. The springs are […]Read more "Forklift Flex!"
“Metaltech addressed the two biggest complaints about the Red Eye I with this one: The rear exposed frame and the rear-door link.
The Red Eye II is now a 1 piece bumper, leaving no frame rails exposed. While some like that exposed frame look, most don’t….”