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Old February 13th, 2015, 12:16 AM
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Greetings from VA -

I've been lurking for more months than I care to mention - just admiring the 110s for sale from a distance - until last weekend. Many thanks to those who have provided help and guidance so far - especially RockShow! Wow - what a journey! BTW - your newly recovered seats are going to be great. Brewie212 - I got the skid plate this evening and just finished putting it on - that thing is STOUT! Thanks. Also received a sedimenter from RDavisinVA - hoping to put that in this weekend.

So - I ended up with an 85 110 Ex-MOD with really rough paint, but new suspension, and to my astonishment - everything works! I've been driving it around everywhere all week and it's been great fun. OK - so the battery died on me when leaving work tonight - but it was undersized to begin with (installed a fresh one this evening)...everything I've fixed so far has been with duct tape, a rag, or a turn of a screw. I know I'm in for more challenges but so far - it's fairly straight forward to take apart and put back together. This weekend it's a oil change, block heater, and hopefully a few more things. Excited to be in the garage again and looking forward to hitting the trails (Potts Mountain Jeep Trail in New Castle, VA) next weekend. Anyone else in the area done Potts before?

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Old February 13th, 2015, 07:06 AM
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Excited to be in the garage again and looking forward to hitting the trails (Potts Mountain Jeep Trail in New Castle, VA) next weekend. Anyone else in the area done Potts before?
I've done Potts trail many times. Nice trail.

Oh, and get used to being in the garage- LOL


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Old February 17th, 2015, 07:27 PM
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Congrats! Ben is good ppl, and hope you enjoy your rig.
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