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Unread 01-04-2013, 08:37 PM   #1
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TSF run Sunday 01/06/13

Aloha folks .

I will be making an impromptu run this coming Sunday 01/06/13 . For those who are interested, I will be at the Fred Meyers parking lot at 8a.

22075 Northwest Imbrie Drive, Hillsboro, OR

Open run - any rig .

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Unread 01-06-2013, 07:56 PM   #2
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Aloha folks .

I will be making an impromptu run this coming Sunday 01/06/13 . For those who are interested, I will be at the Fred Meyers parking lot at 8a.

22075 Northwest Imbrie Drive, Hillsboro, OR

Open run - any rig .
Too short of notice or I would've gone! Just read this for the first time right now :/
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Unread 01-06-2013, 09:20 PM   #3
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Too short of notice or I would've gone! Just read this for the first time right now :/
LOL, here are some pics of the run
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Unread 01-06-2013, 09:21 PM   #4
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It was a good run, one Toyota, one XJ, 2 YJs and 2 TJs. We first hit the trail at the Rogers staging area (I don't know the name but it's the one that you could access in Rogers) and then headed to Powerline. We did the 2nd section of Powerline but stopped at the entrance of the 3rd section, as we found out that there were some rigs stuck down the trail line. We turned and decided to run Cedar Tree. We completed Cedar, up to just before the final section and then encountered deep untouched trail - so we made a left and ran the service road back to end the day.

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Unread 01-06-2013, 09:21 PM   #5
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Unread 01-06-2013, 09:22 PM   #6
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Unread 01-06-2013, 09:23 PM   #7
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Unread 01-06-2013, 09:23 PM   #8
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Unread 01-06-2013, 09:24 PM   #9
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Unread 01-06-2013, 09:24 PM   #10
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All done, time to reconnect swaybars and air up





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Unread 01-06-2013, 10:50 PM   #11
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LOL, here are some pics of the run
Awww man! I definitely could've came too just didn't know until it was too late gah. Next time I suppose. My JK needs to be abused soon though for sure. Looks like it was a good time for sure!
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Unread 01-06-2013, 11:32 PM   #12
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I am tired from that trip today.
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Unread 01-07-2013, 07:21 AM   #13
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I am tired from that trip today.
Thanks for coordinating the run. I can imagine you're tired, you made sure everyone enjoyed the day .
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Unread 01-09-2013, 05:46 PM   #14
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Looks like it was a nice day to be out.

I'm a newb to the Jeep world, and I'm looking forward to participating on a run like this - but my rig has a 2" lift with 33x12.5 tires of the All/Terrain variety. Would these tires be effective on trails like the ones you went on? I don't want to be the guy who's stuck all the time and spending most of the day attached to a winch/strap and basically being a drag on the run.

What do you think?
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Unread 01-09-2013, 11:48 PM   #15
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I know you'll do fine. On the run posted above, we had a Jeep on a 2" lift running 31" tires, open differentials front and rear that kept up with me . Generally on snow. all terrains do better than mud terrains .

In the pic below, the Jeep in topic is in the foreground, while my Jeep is in the background.

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