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Old May 30th, 2011, 08:21 PM   #21
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The trail is awesome! Probably my favorite at R&V. I was also in that group, watching my buddy in the small XJ was quite entertaining, he had to beat on it hard to get it through there and he payed the price with quite a bit of damage. I highly suggest staying off that trail if you dont have a winch, mine saved my buddys jeeps multiple times.
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Old May 30th, 2011, 09:13 PM   #22
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slvr i saw the xj..that thing is a monster.Was hoping to get in with you guys for some trail riding but we had a stock jeep with us.
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Old May 30th, 2011, 09:49 PM   #23
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Yeah...38's and lockers to make it half way comfortably. My jeep was running piss poor after about the first half hour of the day, it sounded like a 14 horse Briggs v-twin running on one cylinder. Good times, I can deal with shearing the bolts off the rear end, I'm just glad there was a bypass not too far ahead.
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Old May 31st, 2011, 08:43 AM   #24
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I need to go fix it a bit/ A few guys went in a winched some rocks and logs off the trail so they could get threw, Just if they would have put them back after passing would have been nice. Or build bigger and then try.
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Old May 31st, 2011, 09:00 AM   #25
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I need to go fix it a bit/ A few guys went in a winched some rocks and logs off the trail so they could get threw, Just if they would have put them back after passing would have been nice. Or build bigger and then try.
Wow Ron, that sucks. It's one thing if things get pushed around as rigs struggle. It's totally another if people move things just to get through.

Either go over it or around it. But don't move it!

Once again, thanks for all your hard work. Now, if you would just do the one thing I keep asking for.
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Old May 31st, 2011, 09:25 AM   #26
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Wow Ron, that sucks. It's one thing if things get pushed around as rigs struggle. It's totally another if people move things just to get through.

Either go over it or around it. But don't move it!

Once again, thanks for all your hard work. Now, if you would just do the one thing I keep asking for.
Yeah, Ron, whatever that "one thing" is that Jim keeps asking for DO IT!!!
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Old May 31st, 2011, 09:28 AM   #27
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Yeah, Ron, whatever that "one thing" is that Jim keeps asking for DO IT!!!
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Old May 31st, 2011, 09:28 PM   #28
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Old June 1st, 2011, 06:17 AM   #29
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Old June 1st, 2011, 06:22 AM   #30
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slvr i saw the xj..that thing is a monster.Was hoping to get in with you guys for some trail riding but we had a stock jeep with us.
you better get that reverse taking care of before you try running with them..
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Old June 16th, 2011, 04:13 PM   #31
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Yeah...38's and lockers to make it half way comfortably. My jeep was running piss poor after about the first half hour of the day, it sounded like a 14 horse Briggs v-twin running on one cylinder. Good times, I can deal with shearing the bolts off the rear end, I'm just glad there was a bypass not too far ahead.
What caused this my xj started doing this during python My upsream 02 is bad and I was running hot so figured thats what it was but wondering if mine and your problems are the same?
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Old June 19th, 2011, 08:09 PM   #32
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Just ran that trail over the weekend. It's a good one!!!!
Nice job Ron!!!
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Old June 19th, 2011, 08:40 PM   #33
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I was there earlier, but did not run that trail. Checked it out and it looks even more nasty now!
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Old June 19th, 2011, 09:01 PM   #34
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I wanna run it! 35s lockers and a winch enough haha?
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Old June 19th, 2011, 09:07 PM   #35
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I wanna run it! 35s lockers and a winch enough haha?
If your not afraid to beat onn it a little bit. We were up over the weekenf of the 11th and I ran it on 35s locked front and rear in my xj.
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Old June 19th, 2011, 09:16 PM   #36
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I may try it on 33s with open diffs next weekend....
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Old June 19th, 2011, 09:25 PM   #37
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Aight I can run it then haha! Not afraid of broken parts just try to avoid them. Nice goodluck
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Old June 19th, 2011, 09:49 PM   #38
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I ran Python on 31s and open diffs. This should be relatively the same?
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Old June 19th, 2011, 10:27 PM   #39
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Think I ran python with 33s and open diffs but not sure it was last year hoping for a challenge now on the hump trail! Keep building it ron. If you build it they will come! Any new pics?
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Old June 20th, 2011, 01:59 AM   #40
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I wanna run it! 35s lockers and a winch enough haha?
Yes, that is my setup and I ran it over the weekend. It was a lot of fun.

Big Ugly was a tough go this weekend too. The ledge is getting pretty high.

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