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post #1531 of 41864 Old 10-11-2011, 09:58 AM
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Probably leaving to see some mines with BlazePSI around noon. Anyone else?

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post #1532 of 41864 Old 10-11-2011, 10:23 AM
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Ysb, stuck at stupid work can't go...stupid work.

The difference between stupidity and ignorance. Ignorance is doing something wrong and not knowing better. Stupidity is knowing better, but doing it anyway. Don't be stupid!
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....First Offroad with somebody..Wohoo!
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post #1534 of 41864 Old 10-11-2011, 10:37 AM
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Three years ago, it was borderline stock friendly. Two years ago, the rock garden grew and stock risked getting high centered. Last year to this, stock is out of the question unless you hate your Jeep.

Even now, you can go several miles before you reach the summit and rock garden just after. Still plenty to see before you turn around. You won't need any belly armor for most of the trail. Just that one part past the summit. Just turn around before the summit.

I did it this summer with a stock JKU Rubi, heck I think it even still had the temp tags on... if that counts as a stock vehicle. Only drug in a few spots, but this was coming from the Red Rock side. I had the wife drive while I spotted, I just set her up right off the bat in 4l all locked and the sway bar disco'd. She rocked it all the way, then would not shut up on how she did it
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I did it in the waggy over a year ago, made it through with zero issues. Only bruises I got was from backing my bumper into some rocks because my turning radius blows.

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I used to baby my Jeep on trails until I got my first thump. I dropped and put a dent in my gas tank skid. After that, I really didn't care about scratches or anything. I don't even care if a bush scratches my Jeep bumper to bumper. Like becoming a whore after getting my cherry popped.
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Ysb, stuck at stupid work can't go...stupid work.
So quit and be one of Vegas' 14%.
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I did it this summer with a stock JKU Rubi, heck I think it even still had the temp tags on... if that counts as a stock vehicle.
I meant a stock TJ. I think they came stock with 27's. What are stock JK's running? 31's? I'd love to have 4-dr JK. Sucks not having all the room and getting people in the back of a TJ is a pain.
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I'm new to this forum and jeepin in general. Are there any good trail to hit out by Vegas? I'm from socal, so I have no idea here.
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Ysb...you whore!!! Lol. I was the same way with my TJ, poked a pen tip hole in my back window from joshua tree. Now its scratched all to hell. Character marks and battle scars rock!! I would quit, but I kinda need the money. No money=no jeep fun. .

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Go back to page 73 of this thread and read forward. There are plenty of coordinates!

There is this thread also. http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f318/...evada-1258985/
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I question if my old TJ on 33's would have made it, and that is only because of the open diffs... Heck I even wonder if I would get through now without a lift now that I added bumpers and armor


We really like the 4 door, it pretty much rocks. I used to leave the TJ home for the longer road trips due to space. Now our only consideration is 40+mpg in the tdi or 17ish in the Jeep.
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I'm new to this forum and jeepin in general. Are there any good trail to hit out by Vegas? I'm from socal, so I have no idea here.
Not to pimp my website too much, but check it out. For a list of trails I've done in Clark County, go here. Not comprehensive, and it's a work in progress, but here's a lot I've done.

http://davidson-law.net/blogs/jeepla...y-jeep-trails/

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Not to pimp my website too much, but check it out. For a list of trails I've done in Clark County, go here. Not comprehensive, and it's a work in progress, but here's a lot I've done.

http://davidson-law.net/blogs/jeepla...y-jeep-trails/
I checked out your site. Many trails. Would u mind recommending a few that are close to Vegas? My girlfriend wants to go to Vegas, I wanna go 4-wheeling, so this is the middle ground. Haha. I'm just looking for moderately difficult trails for a day (or two) run in a JK Rubicon. Thanks!
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I checked out your site. Many trails. Would u mind recommending a few that are close to Vegas? My girlfriend wants to go to Vegas, I wanna go 4-wheeling, so this is the middle ground. Haha. I'm just looking for moderately difficult trails for a day (or two) run in a JK Rubicon. Thanks!
A good days wheeling could be found by doing the Bitter Springs, Boathouse Cove and Anniversary Mine Roads. This will take you into the Lake Mead National Rec Area, but you get to avoid the toll booth going in this direction. Bitter Springs is easy, with a few obstacles, but takes you through some pretty scenic stuff with lots of places to get out and play. The Boathouse Cove Road is a bit more varied, you'll use your 4 wheel drive, and it take you down to the water. Anniversary Mine Road (particularly the western half) can be more difficult, plus you may need to stack some rocks to get past the midway point down in the wash. If you want to hike a couple of miles, head up to the narrows. They are worth the time and effort.

http://davidson-law.net/blogs/jeepla...-springs-road/

http://davidson-law.net/blogs/jeepla...use-cove-road/

http://davidson-law.net/blogs/jeepla...ary-mine-road/

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