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Old November 28th, 2010, 12:31 AM   #1
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This could either totally fail or actually be decent. I found a few old pics of my dad and his friends. Decided to try out the new scanner I bought and then thought it would be cool to share old 4x4 pics. I'm sure I have some others but I need to find them.
My dad and his friends wheeling in what I believe to be the blizzard of '78.

I think my uncle trying to shovel my dad out of the blizzard of '82.


I'm assuming this is my dad's Jeepster, before and sort of after.



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Old November 28th, 2010, 06:29 AM   #2
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None to add but those are great old pics. The 3 guys in front of the truck (I'm assuming hunting) is the"good old days"as I remember them. Thx for sharing. Btw I think there is a yetti in the jeep in last pix lol.

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Old November 28th, 2010, 06:49 AM   #3
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good pics, this could turn out to be a good thread with more pics.
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Old November 28th, 2010, 10:17 AM   #4
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I'll dig some more up, I had a really cool one I need to find with my dad and those two guys digging his CJ out.
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Old November 28th, 2010, 10:22 AM   #5
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that jeepster looks badass
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Old November 28th, 2010, 01:09 PM   #7
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My Jeepster in 1983. Yes, that IS a 105FM sticker on the front bumper. God I wish I was 16 again.
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Old November 28th, 2010, 01:48 PM   #8
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i will put in a couple.
the first one is from Silver lake sand dunes, some time in the mid 80's.
don't know who owned the 4 door/4 wheeel drive caddy.
second one is from Hoosier Valley in Grand Taverse County, that was taken in the late 70's or early 80's ( when you could go just about every where), back in the area called the dry lake bed. The guy was running ( if my memory is correct ) 38's on the Jeep with a 6 inch lift.
He had taken a picture of the inside , showing the pedals being under water.
that day started at noon and we did not get home until about midnight.
that was the good'o days .

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Old November 28th, 2010, 03:07 PM   #9
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pic of 3 year old me next to my uncle's 71 or 72 chevy pickup, 40 hawgs, built 350.
i remember sitting on my uncle's lap steering it while driving down our road.
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i will put in a couple.
the first one is from Silver lake sand dunes, some time in the mid 80's.
don't know who owned the 4 door/4 wheeel drive caddy.
second one is from Hoosier Valley in Grand Taverse County, that was taken in the late 70's or early 80's ( when you could go just about every where), back in the area called the dry lake bed. The guy was running ( if my memory is correct ) 38's on the Jeep with a 6 inch lift.
He had taken a picture of the inside , showing the pedals being under water.
that day started at noon and we did not get home until about midnight.
that was the good'o days .

Great pics, I go in hoosier valley every chance i get while up there. Still a great place to wheel. I have a budy that lives up there. I was just up there for the first week of deer season, with both jeeps we had a blast. Got pic here of me when I was 14 with my first jeep a '47 cj2a. ill post as soon as i find it
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Great pics, I go in hoosier valley every chance i get while up there. Still a great place to wheel. I have a budy that lives up there. I was just up there for the first week of deer season, with both jeeps we had a blast. Got pic here of me when I was 14 with my first jeep a '47 cj2a. ill post as soon as i find it

Just and FYI... It's illegal to wheel in hoosier valley now.
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i will put in a couple.
the first one is from Silver lake sand dunes, some time in the mid 80's.
don't know who owned the 4 door/4 wheeel drive caddy.
second one is from Hoosier Valley in Grand Taverse County, that was taken in the late 70's or early 80's ( when you could go just about every where), back in the area called the dry lake bed. The guy was running ( if my memory is correct ) 38's on the Jeep with a 6 inch lift.
He had taken a picture of the inside , showing the pedals being under water.
that day started at noon and we did not get home until about midnight.
that was the good'o days .

Yup, I have tons of pics of Hoosier valley from the late 70's. Onion run was always a blast. The last time I ran there, we started with 8 rigs. Only 2 of us got through and it took about 8 hours to winch a mile.

One of these days I'll scan some of them.
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Old November 28th, 2010, 04:30 PM   #13
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Yup, I have tons of pics of Hoosier valley from the late 70's. Onion run was always a blast. The last time I ran there, we started with 8 rigs. Only 2 of us got through and it took about 8 hours to winch a mile.

One of these days I'll scan some of them.
Post some of you wheeling your new model T with Thomas Edison and Henry Ford!
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I was going to say something witty about wheeling back then with your mom but I decided to keep the thread clean.
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Just and FYI... It's illegal to wheel in hoosier valley now.
Some areas would be I guess, not the whole place. Most of the good "trails" are really sno-mo trails (like the #510). But they dont really inforce it until the snow is real deep and thier grooming it. Lots of people cruise the trails back there with no issues. Anyway, I'll try to post these pics. the first one is me at 14, right outside hoosier vally area. I had just got that 2A, (1974) the next one where its brown, is after a few years of fixing it up (about 1980). Well,,,,,,,,,, of course it says thier too big!! Any sugestions on how to post em on here??
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I think 4 wheeling back then ment you had to push around 4 stone wheels.
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OK, I'll play. This forced me to dig out some old pics so I'll be adding through the evening as I get some decent ones.

My first truck. 1976 Chevy long bed with 35" Gumbo Mudders on a 4" home made lift.



My second truck. 1977 Chevy short bed. I pulled the lift kit out of the first truck and used it for this one. But instead, I went with 32" Armstrong True Tracs. This pic is during Onion run in 1979 on the power lines out by Williamsburg on Night Stalker Hill.



This is 1977 in the field where the Chrysler Tech Center now stands.



And this May 1978 at Silver Lake. Oh those were the days when you could ride in the back.



It was a blast to ride in a bean bag chair with your feet propped against the rollbar. This is heading out for Hoosier Valley on the 1979 Onion Run.


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OK, I'll play. This forced me to dig out some old pics so I'll be adding through the evening as I get some decent ones.

My first truck. 1976 Chevy long bed with 35" Gumbo Mudders on a 4" home made lift.



My second truck. 1977 Chevy short bed. I pulled the lift kit out of the first truck and used it for this one. But instead, I went with 32" Armstrong True Tracs. This pic is during Onion run in 1979 on the power lines out by Williamsburg on Night Stalker Hill.



This is 1977 in the field where the Chrysler Tech Center now stands.



And this May 1978 at Silver Lake. Oh those were the days when you could ride in the back.



It was a blast to ride in a bean bag chair with your feet propped against the rollbar. This is heading out for Hoosier Valley on the 1979 Onion Run.

I commend you in your choice of GMC's

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Not mine, but pics from another forum, beleive it is silver lake 82'







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