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Unread 10-21-2013, 05:30 AM   #2026
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even better than seeing all your pictures is seeing a video, awesome trail

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Unread 10-21-2013, 07:57 AM   #2027
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nice pics art

that CJ is awesome and whats the deal with that tan yota? Did the guy really build that for rock crawlin?
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Unread 10-21-2013, 09:52 AM   #2028
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Looks like an awesome trail Art I iwsh I was closer to you guys thankfully I'm not to far away
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Unread 10-21-2013, 10:51 AM   #2029
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nice pics art

that CJ is awesome and whats the deal with that tan yota? Did the guy really build that for rock crawlin?
Not much Toyota there Luciano. It's a Scout frame, has a Chevy 4.3 mid engine, Rockwell axles, rear steer, a doubler and a Toyota body. Works fairly well. You should see what he drove before he built this one.

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Unread 10-21-2013, 11:16 AM   #2030
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Not much Toyota there Luciano. It's a Scout frame, has a Chevy 4.3 mid engine, Rockwell axles, rear steer, a doubler and a Toyota body. Works fairly well.
Maybe it's just me but the rig looks foolish. It's insanely tall and has tractor tires. I don't see how it would be a good rock crawler... I dunno
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Unread 10-21-2013, 11:25 AM   #2031
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Maybe it's just me but the rig looks foolish. It's insanely tall and has tractor tires. I don't see how it would be a good rock crawler... I dunno
It wasn't, he built it so his whole family could ride with him. He uses the big military tires, because they are cheap (100bucks a pop), the military beadlocks are cheap also and fit the Rockwells. He likes to built on a budget. The Toyota thingy has a lot more promise, when it's lowered a bit and has somewhat smaller tires it might make a pretty darn capable rig. From talking to him his next build will be a Jeep of sorts that will be a bit smaller.
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Unread 10-21-2013, 09:21 PM   #2032
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Freddy and Trent doing it

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Lil missnomer, but Trent and Freddy having fun
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Unread 10-22-2013, 06:31 AM   #2033
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They look like 5 ton rocks, but maybe they are 2.5. They just look bigger than the 2.5's, nice I like it.

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Unread 10-22-2013, 09:36 AM   #2034
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They look like 5 ton rocks, but maybe they are 2.5. They just look bigger than the 2.5's, nice I like it.

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He shaved the diff pans so he has decent diff clearance
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Unread 10-22-2013, 03:14 PM   #2035
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They just look bigger than the 2.5's I have, I don't have a clear pic but both the bowls I shaved also, no Mohawk.

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Unread 10-27-2013, 07:48 PM   #2036
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Fall time Hammertime.
Headed out to the Hammers for a weekend of wheelin.
Yesterday we attempted to tackle SOS, funnest trail we did to date even though we could not finish the last 300 feet or so. We tried for over an hour. With the end result being a dented hood, a busted tire and a mangled corner/ windshield mount. So after some adventurous maneuvering and a busted winch cable we where headed back where we came from. Going down was exciting to say the least IT has one turn/ climb that when you hit it wrong you roll atleast 3 times, going down that thing was pucker times 10.
After getting lined up right it was a very quick steep 20 feet slide down, brakes wouldn't hold, nearly vertical, fun stuff. We both made it down rather quickly to say the least. The rest of the decent, was tough, but not overly eciting like a few previous parts of the trail.


sos 009 by aartjestaartje, on Flickr


sos 010 by aartjestaartje, on Flickr


sos 007 by aartjestaartje, on Flickr


sos 006 by aartjestaartje, on Flickr


sos 005 by aartjestaartje, on Flickr


sos 004 by aartjestaartje, on Flickr


sos 008 by aartjestaartje, on Flickr

Today we met up with some other people headed out to Lower Big Johnson as a warm up then the group split up.\
Five Jeeps headed out to Clawhammer, 4 of us continued up upper Big Johnson, never done thast one before was a fun , short trail.
After that Fred and me headed to Aftershock, knocked that one out of the park. Went back to the motorhome picked up Fred's wife and did Sledgehammer, had gotten a little more exciting. Things got a bit interesting at the plaque. Fred had a heck of a time trying to climb that ledge, wife got scared, got out. Then he wanted me to try it and nailed it . He tried the same line and no go so few strategic rocks and we were back on track . Started around 9.30 in the morning got back to to motorhome for a final time at 1.30 pm, loaded the Jeeps up and homeward bound we were
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Unread 10-27-2013, 07:51 PM   #2037
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Looks like a bunch of loose rocks, = sketchy lines.

Makes me want to ditch all the purdy stuff on dump and build some 14 bolts and swap some 40s. Maybe one day.
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Unread 10-27-2013, 08:05 PM   #2038
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Loose big bad marbles, steep climbs, rocks lurking to snag your diffs everywhere fun stuff eh
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Unread 10-27-2013, 08:13 PM   #2039
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Awesome pics.
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Unread 10-27-2013, 08:19 PM   #2040
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Crazy if you guys had to turn around! Nothing to winch to? That must be a hell of a spot!
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