Inland Crossing

A Vehicle-Based Adventure Project

Cabling Up the Winch

The last tasks in setting up the winch and making it functional are to hook it up to the battery and to re-spool the winch rope under some tension. When I originally installed the rope it was on the bench,…
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Upgraded Tail Lights for the Neon

The right tail light for the Neon quit working, and although there was some voltage on the bulb socket, it varied between 7 – 9 volts, leading me to the bad ground conclusion. Getting behind the lamp housing was going…
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ARB Bumper Installation

In previous posts I’ve outlined the preparation of the ARB bumper – from sanding and painting to winch setup. This post caps the series by describing the installation on the WJ. The instructions from ARB are fairly complete. The descriptions…
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Mile High Campground

I’ve mentioned Mile High Campground in a couple posts. This is the site the Fourlanders VHF Contest Group use for the June and September ARRL VHF Contests. `The campground has several of it’s campsites situated on Soco Bald, a 5,446′…
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Ponce Inlet Lighthouse

The tallest lighthouse in Florida, and one of the tallest masonry lighthouses in the country, Ponce Inlet lighthouse has in one form or another marked the inlet since 1887. Once known as Mosquito Inlet Lighthouse, it was constructed on 10…
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Winch Setup Part 1 – Clocking the Winch

Setting up this winch will be a bit different than others I have done. All my others have been on top of the bumper and integrated solenoids. Because this one is integrated into the bumper, I’ll have to do some…
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ARB Bumper Prep 4 – Installing Marker Lights

In part 1 of the bumper prep I located replacement marker lights for the ARB Bull Bar. The old lights were corroded and the lenses were warped from the heat of the bulbs. Installation of the new lights was straightforward…
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