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R-F standard for articulation ramp

we're gonna make an articulation ramp. I know there is a "score" that can be assigned to your run. I wonder if anyone else has one, and if so what degree do you have? It makes sense to keep the same angle so the scores have a meaning to them.

Looks like 20, 23, and 30 degree are what is out there. It's looking like 30 degrees is the newest style.

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adjustable?
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I'm a member of a local Jeep club. Check out this thread. These guys are hardcore and know their stuff.......

download this excel spread sheet, it's got some information.............
http://www.kreationkrawlers.com/AZVJC/RTI%20Ramp1.xls


http://www.virtualjeepclub.com/showt...light=rti+ramp

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Thanks bryan. That will help. With the reading I did, it looks like the number can be converted from one angle to another. As in a 300 on a 23 degree would equal a 250 on a 30 degree (not real numbers, but....)
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Yup, that makes sense to me. It's all in the numbers..............
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ooo looks portable.... maybe ill make one and haul it to ranger meets hahah.

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portablity seems easy enough to do. The tall side has an axle. Once the wheels are removed it sits flat on the ground. You can see a square hitch on the front of that pic.
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luckily matt isn't here to go up in reverse haha

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^^that is just dumb......that truck could have easily rolled over...
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lol. Matts not skeered of anything.

Funny you mention him. We discussed doing this a while back.
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Those ramps scare me driving up them... I always feel like I'm gonna drive off of it.

Plus I always go to the local 4x4 shop and I can only get about 1ft up the ramp because it sits on gravel and I'm 2wd haha... L/S doesn't even help.
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Google RTI or Ramp Travel Index... should tell you everything you ever needed/wanted to know...
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hahaha damn matt is crazy! now i just want to see him go that high driving up it!! hahaha
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he could do that cause the 98+ front end is so stiff and only allows so much articulation.
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im tempted..... im allready thinking how to do wheels on it and makeing it adjustable angle.

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he could do that cause the 98+ front end is so stiff and only allows so much articulation.
and he is locked up front so both tires were pushing him up.
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A local 4x4 shops ramp (same one with the hitch in my above post)
23 Ramp Technical information:
1.75"x1.20" wall steel tube
Bright red powder coat finish
4 link cantilever coil spring suspension
Dual Rancho RS9000 shocks per wheel
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17" of useable wheel travel
Alloy Beadlock wheels
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Jeep spindles with Warn hub conversion

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Since a few guys like DCs here you go! This is at a Jeep dealership. A guy from the club works there so they had a jamboree thing with over 100 jeeps that showed up, then they went wheeling. This is their ramp. The wheels are for show and not connected to a real axle like the above ramp.

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Here is a Sheriff's rig. It's real. I just had to post it because it's bad ***! It was at one of the local trail cleanups. I searched and found more pics.
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^^that is just dumb......that truck could have easily rolled over...
screw you.. you're jealous.. here you go again with bashing everyones **** again

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hahaha damn matt is crazy! now i just want to see him go that high driving up it!! hahaha


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he could do that cause the 98+ front end is so stiff and only allows so much articulation.
locker like casey said, no other truck there could have i think.

and if i had the sway bar off it woudla been a little scary i think

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Those ramps scare me driving up them... I always feel like I'm gonna drive off of it.

Plus I always go to the local 4x4 shop and I can only get about 1ft up the ramp because it sits on gravel and I'm 2wd haha... L/S doesn't even help.
you can do what whats his face from houston did, hit it with speed, that was pretty funny

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lol. Matts not skeered of anything.

Funny you mention him. We discussed doing this a while back.
i loved it, i need to go do it again while i still have the IFS
damn right i ain't never skured... until i get near rolling, that feeling sucks
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