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Old August 2nd, 2013, 01:41 PM   #1
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Hey all,

Is there any trail rides out there that might be a little more rugged then your average seasonal road, and yet still will not ruin you're truck?

I want my truck super dirty at the end of the ride, I don't want it scratched up.

I was thinking about doing the onion run for the first time.

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Old August 2nd, 2013, 01:44 PM   #2
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if you don't want to scratch your truck or take the chance of ruining it you should keep it on the road. Seriously tho.
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I should have known I would get flamed "lol lol lol"


It's ok, Scratches can get buffed out and repainted with a high quality auto paint pen
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go anywhere. just don't be stupid if you value your precious precious paint.

it gets harder and harder to want to paint my truck because of this.

you can drive around twisted trails and not get in the woods if you so desire.

otherwise just go find an empty field after a good rainstorm... or a swamp.
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Mounds..deep in the woods
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otherwise just go find an empty field after a good rainstorm... or a swamp.
but still eather your water holing it or getting his pretty truck muddy. I painted a few panels on my jeep and tried to keep it nice, but it doesn't last long, every 4x4 truck ive ever owned has had tree rub from front to back That's why I sold my truck with a payment and now drive a paid off cheap jeep, I havnt washed it yet this year and have no plans to.
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Mounds..deep in the woods
its always fun watching the people bringing their DD's or parents DD 4x4's out there and watch them break it or bury it in a large hole. Not a great place to take your stock truck if you value it, and if you do spend 20-30 dollars at the car wash just trying to get it clean again, that shit doesn't come off.
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thanks all, Fyi Its my truck dude, here is picture of my grill guard freshely installed!
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Drive around the seasonal roads. There are some pretty rugged ones if you hunt for them.

I used to take my subaru down some, shut some people up for me buying one. There are some pretty challenging trails for a stocker

If you are that worried about scratches, just put 10000000 coats of wax on it
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The trolls color tour which happens at the end of the year north of us is very fun, me and the gf went on it last year and to my surprise there was a lot mud holes and tight trails.

http://www.greatlakes4x4.com/showthr...ght=color+tour



*edit* damn watching last years videos makes me miss my diesel
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thanks all, Fyi Its my truck dude, here is picture of my grill guard freshely installed!
wheel that bitch. Shit'll buff out!
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Check out Drummond island.
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You are in the Traverse area and dont know where to wheel? My family has a place by Kalkaska and when I go the trails are pretty much endless. Just start asking people that you see driving a lifted 4x4. There is a guy on M72 about 10 miles east of 66 on the north side of the road that sells fire wood and is always selling jeeps out front or working on them. Stop in and ask him.
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Old August 7th, 2013, 11:31 AM   #14
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black lake area northwest of us on M-33, nice and swampy and plenty of mud for the taking, seasonal roads all over, just bring a friend if you break down #middleofnowhere
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