Oh Canada! 2013 Trip – Tuesday’s Gone Again

Not much happened on this day as it was just a travel day for us. Since Highway 1 was still closed due to washed out bridges, our 1.5 hour trip back to Calgary turned into a 5.5 hour round about trip back across unknown roads to get us to the airport. We managed to make there with plenty of time to spare, where we dropped of our very dirty adventure mobile for this trip. The mighty Toyota Camry who’s only redeeming feature was that it netted 38 mpg getting the balls driven off of it (zero power):
Sara L.: Canada 2013 &emdash;

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The Mighty Merc – HP60 and 14 Bolt Refresh

These are some of the ‘jewels’ of this build. While likely overkill for what I’ll wind up doing with this rig, I at least won’t have to worry (much) about something failing in one of them.

The Dana 60 is a leftover from the Ranger part out. It had about 50,000 miles put on it since it was installed in that truck. It was built with 4.88’s, Spartan locker, high steer, and the typical GM steering setup. You can read about its original build here (Click Me) and the Reid knuckle upgrade here (Click Me).

The 14 bolt was installed in the Ranger at the same time the D60 was. Just your typical setup with ’77 K20 disc brakes, Yukon locker, and 4.88’s as well. You can read about that original build here (Click Me).

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