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post #61 of 77 Old 12-25-2010, 01:10 PM
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Believe it or not we did find a way we could get through all this..


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post #62 of 77 Old 12-25-2010, 04:36 PM
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Believe it or not we did find a way we could get through all this..
So did we. However, it wouldn't be part of the original trail and would cause a big mess with the Rangers.
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sweet run. eh

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post #64 of 77 Old 12-26-2010, 10:57 AM
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We like to keep the Rangers happy
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post #65 of 77 Old 12-26-2010, 05:57 PM
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well... Im going on a family trip to anza borrego tomorrow. I am going to try and run up there as far as I can, but since I'm going to be 1 jeep, I will probably stop before it gets too hairy and hike the rest of the way.

I'll let you know how the far the XstationwagonJ makes it
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LOL... take pic
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well... Im going on a family trip to anza borrego tomorrow. I am going to try and run up there as far as I can, but since I'm going to be 1 jeep, I will probably stop before it gets too hairy and hike the rest of the way.

I'll let you know how the far the XstationwagonJ makes it
Have fun out there. Get that Aussie installed yet???
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Have fun out there. Get that Aussie installed yet???
nah...no time, been working non-stop. next week or 2 it will be in and then the fun will commence... no more easy lines for me
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Get the Chromos next if you don't allready have them
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post #70 of 77 Old 12-30-2010, 01:03 AM
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well... I went out there..... I followed the obvious tire tracks, even though I thought they were leading me up the wrong canyon... as it turns out they were so when we realized that I turned it around and headed up actual harper canyon. I made it a ways, not as far as you all... it started to get dark so we turned around. I hiked in a bit further and didn't see anything I couldn't do. I would have been more comfortable with another jeep or 2. I'd definetly be up for running that again with some other jeeps that have been there and know the lines .

here is a google earth of what happened...


and it was fun


this is what I stopped at... I did find a line that I could probably have managed, but when I realized that it was the wrong canyon, why bother?


and of course, the pictures everyone wants to see.... THE CARNAGE!

this will buff out right :laughing:


stock gas tank skid took a hit... time to get out the BFG


spun the rear shaft on a rock... luckily I didn't loose the joint or the pinion...


My t-case skid and Cat have plenty of good gouges... these were both pristine before this trip, I had just re-painted the skid... that will teach me





So I don't know which one of you hooligans took the wrong canyon and how many of you, but I'm pretty sure I recognized some familiar tire styles

jeff, care to point out on my google earth where you think you guys ended the trail, I'm just curious how much farther it goes.

and one last bit of bad news; Harper flat has been designated a wilderness area, so even if it did go all the way, you could not connect it to pinion
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I have more pictures but they are on the girlfriend and families cameras... will post up when I get them
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I have more pictures but they are on the girlfriend and families cameras... will post up when I get them
Not bad for a station wagon!
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Not bad for a station wagon!
yea, and I took 5 people to the trail and back to camp... not to mention all those groceries and soccer balls
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yea, and I took 5 people to the trail and back to camp... not to mention all those groceries and soccer balls
haha very nice very nice! I can get all of me and myself in my cj lol
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oh, and I did see plenty of rust, rubber, and gouging in the rocks, so I know you guys had some good fun out there
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