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Old December 31st, 2013, 10:44 PM   #821
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Old December 31st, 2013, 11:20 PM   #822
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The truth is, it's all bullshit.
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Old December 31st, 2013, 11:21 PM   #823
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it's the flat dry pavement that worries me I'll exceed that np offroad and never think twice



anyone got a snow depth update?
Talked to landj this morning. There was about 12" of snow in the woods. Warm temps over the weekend caused some settling but not much loss.
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Old December 31st, 2013, 11:38 PM   #824
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Talked to landj this morning. There was about 12" of snow in the woods. Warm temps over the weekend caused some settling but not much loss.
sounds good. hopefully the next 3 weeks will be kind to us
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Old January 1st, 2014, 04:00 AM   #825
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Talked to landj this morning. There was about 12" of snow in the woods. Warm temps over the weekend caused some settling but not much loss.
Hrmmmm.... Bullshit meter is going off the chart....
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Old January 1st, 2014, 06:26 AM   #826
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I run 2-3 PSI with an 81" wheelbase and both ends locked. Needless to say my group doesn't break 25MPH on dry, flat pavement
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That's the hardest part about being a 1st timer. Trying to figure out what is bullshit and what is truth. Or maybe it's half the fun hell I don't know.
His speed is correct, but not for the reasons listed. His pedal bike can't go any faster and he drives like an old woman to boot.

We run 40-45 down the road. OBA is always a good idea. You never know when you may need to help your trail leader.
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Old January 1st, 2014, 08:46 AM   #827
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rig done

and i am hiring a professional driver to chauffeur me.







he works for beers at barfari.
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Old January 1st, 2014, 10:57 AM   #828
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That sounds cold!! You were at the mounds and didn't call?
I think you are thinking of a "bikini" top. The cover I'm making will keep it nice a warm in the Toyota.

I told you we were going to the mounds and you and Mike had something going on the day we were at the park.
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Old January 1st, 2014, 12:54 PM   #829
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That's the hardest part about being a 1st timer. Trying to figure out what is bullshit and what is truth. Or maybe it's half the fun hell I don't know.

-81" wheelbase, locked x 2 = True
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-25 MPH = True, although we may have got up to 30 last year. Downhill.
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Old January 1st, 2014, 07:19 PM   #830
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Well I just got the title for my new ride, just need to get it legal and prepped for it's first wheeling trip!

What kind of ride should we look for?
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Old January 1st, 2014, 07:36 PM   #831
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Old January 1st, 2014, 07:39 PM   #832
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Polycarbonate windshield drilled and mounted. Bikini top found. Still gonna be cold, but sure will be nice to cut the wind some
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Old January 1st, 2014, 08:48 PM   #833
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Polycarbonate windshield drilled and mounted. Bikini top found. Still gonna be cold, but sure will be nice to cut the wind some
where did you find the material for the windshield? I'll have to go that route once my OE craps out. it's cracked pretty bad on the pass side and I'm sure will get worse at some point. it'll be a bitch to replace with real glass.
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Old January 1st, 2014, 08:59 PM   #834
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where did you find the material for the windshield? I'll have to go that route once my OE craps out. it's cracked pretty bad on the pass side and I'm sure will get worse at some point. it'll be a bitch to replace with real glass.
fellow wheeler had some extra :)
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Old January 1st, 2014, 09:12 PM   #835
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Old January 1st, 2014, 09:19 PM   #836
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is it snowing in west branch?
looks like weatherbug is saying 40-50% chance of snow showers during a few days over the next week. doesn't seem to be much accumulation though. we'll see
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Old January 1st, 2014, 10:27 PM   #837
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What kind of ride should we look for?
White 3/4 ton Bronco, currently having electrical issues

Hopefully it will make the trip!
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Old January 2nd, 2014, 10:14 AM   #838
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Hopefully it will make the trip!
If you need a hand let me know. Have schemics for it at home.
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Old January 2nd, 2014, 10:50 AM   #839
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I've yet to see it myself, but from what I have been told it sounds like a bad starter solenoid, or corroded cables.

It's in a dirt floor, unheated, pole barn with no lights, so i'll have to check it out Saturday morning for myself.

I'm sure it's nothing major.

I'm more worried about the roadworthyness, since I won't be able to get my trailer out until spring.
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