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fulsizjeep 03-16-2013 08:32 AM

2013 ideas?
 
So, what are your thoughts? We do this again and hang at the Cruces KOA or talk about something else or just tell me to shut up? ;)

Tad 03-16-2013 10:22 AM

I may be limited to Oct 4-12 if I get cut back to a 4/5 contract.
If not I am flexible.

the original Honcho 03-16-2013 08:46 PM

Are there any good places in the Gila?

Tad 03-17-2013 10:17 AM

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Originally Posted by the original Honcho
Are there any good places in the Gila?

Camping, yes.
But there is no real wheeling per say since a lot of the GNF is wilderness area.
There is a strip between the Gila Wilderness and the Aldo Leopold Wilderness area, that includes some tributaries of Mimbres River area.
Rstep and I wheeled down from (N Star Rd from Hwy 35) Cooney, NM back to the river a few years ago.
Nice camping in the area but it's not wheeling except for a few tight spots.
We also did McNight Rd. up towards the peak, we didn't make the peak simply due to time, but saw some potential down in what they call the Yates Canyon area, I have not been back.

None of this would really interest the big rig folks that have to trailer out, it's just not worth the drive w/trailer to see pretty scenery.
I hold any commitment until we hear from them since that was the main point of doing the 'Cruces trips.

All things considered I still have a list of things I want to do around Silver.
Ft. Cummins North of Deming:
32°27'42.88"N
107°38'24.72"W

Hell's Half Acres off Hwy 180:
32°56'42.40"N
108°28'4.74"W

Anything between Blue and Hwy 180
33°35'20.38"N
108°57'36.46"W
That area is littered with old logging roads between AZ and NM.

the original Honcho 03-19-2013 01:18 PM

The Tail End Of turkey Creek Would Be Fun For The Stockish Rigs,But Would be Nothing For The Big Rigs. I Can't Think Of A Single Good Place ForThe Big Rigs.


But where Ever We End Up Going We Should Make Plans Now For A Trail CampOut!

My Phone Updated This Morning And Is Now Capitalizing Every Word:mad:

srobertsfsj 03-19-2013 01:32 PM

I am really going to try to go this year but not to sound like to much of a weinie I will probably stick with the easier trails due to the new paint job :rolleyes:

That is unless I get her scratched up in Ouray. :thumbsup:

the original Honcho 03-19-2013 02:18 PM

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Originally Posted by srobertsfsj
I am really going to try to go this year but not to sound like to much of a weinie I will probably stick with the easier trails due to the new paint job :rolleyes:

That is unless I get her scratched up in Ouray. :thumbsup:

I Stick To The Small Trails To Protect My Rust :drivin:
With A Good Spotter Even A Stock Wagoneer Will Do Really Well Out Here!

Tad 03-19-2013 03:56 PM

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Originally Posted by the original Honcho
The Tail End Of turkey Creek Would Be Fun For The Stockish Rigs...

I'd come over just to do that for fun in the Q.
In a straight line I'm not that far away.
32°49'35.59"N
108°14'35.08"W

the original Honcho 03-19-2013 04:56 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Tad
I'd come over just to do that for fun in the Q.
In a straight line I'm not that far away.
32°49'35.59"N
108°14'35.08"W

With FI The Q Would Do Fine There!

fulsizjeep 03-19-2013 05:33 PM

I am open minded. My goal is to stick to the plan unlike last year with breaking my junk while cruising the blacktop 80 miles from home. :o

Tad 03-20-2013 07:37 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by the original Honcho
With FI The Q Would Do Fine There!

Yea, the Q does just fine even at 13,000 feet and with 4.66 gears it crawls along pretty well too.
We just try not to beat up the body a whole bunch.
Eventually we will get some body damage, then we can yank the flares and bumpers and have some fun with it but it will always be limited by the front CV shafts as far as the big stuff goes.

Michael 04-01-2013 05:07 AM

I am probably out this year. Probably going to be an every other year for me since my son is traveling more for sports, and I just started a new job. Need to build up some vacation time. But things may change.

mcjeep80 04-01-2013 04:06 PM

hey michael, did u ever finish that video? as for us, this year is the same as every one before. the jeep is still in the same place i unloaded it and it's still just as broke. my dodge blew up so i have had all of my attention on building it. when it is done it should be around 500-600 hp at the wheels and still tow the jeep easily:cool:

Michael 04-01-2013 07:00 PM

Irving yes, guess I should burn it to cd and mail it to everyone. Couldn't post it on YouTube it took too long, I'll try again

Sambo 04-09-2013 08:25 PM

no since in taking the big rig this year.guess i'll have to get on the wag and drive her over and wheel,if we plan to have a run this year!

Sambo 05-23-2013 05:48 PM

welp my boss said the first week of oct would be a good time to take vacation! down week at work! kinda open for anything! even if its trail riding.
my 84 wag should be ready to go by then! been working on it slowly.


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