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Unread 02-23-2011, 12:59 PM   #1
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NM Chili Challenge

How many of you all are here at the NM chili challenge. Went this morning to check out rigs but I cant trail ride until saturday

There are alot of very cool rigs out there!

I felt small with my 33's and 7.25" lift on my cherokee....

It is nice living by all the trails So i know THat i am more than capable tho

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Unread 02-23-2011, 10:54 PM   #2
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Is this in Cruces? I am in Roswell and will have my first Jeep tomorrow and looking to meet some people and have some offroading fun.
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Unread 02-23-2011, 11:00 PM   #3
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Saw a bunch of rigs at the Ramada but wasnt able to make it out to see them on the trails yet.
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Unread 02-23-2011, 11:26 PM   #4
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Went out this morning to just view (i work and am a student)

There is ALOT of rigs and ALOT of buggies. Kinda cool. I plan to ride saturday. I know all the moderate and easy trails like the back of my hand. I want to do the hard trails i think. I have the lift for it and there would be the support there


btw I have a GPS map of all of the trails
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Unread 02-23-2011, 11:34 PM   #5
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Sounds like fun. Is this out towards Dona Ana?
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Unread 02-23-2011, 11:40 PM   #6
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dona ana exit, but instead of turning east you turn west and head about 10 miles
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Unread 02-24-2011, 12:58 PM   #7
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hmmm Seems like a good time~! but if you feel small with almost 8" of lift.... wtf good would I be out there lol
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Unread 02-24-2011, 01:14 PM   #8
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Well considering all i was looking at was buggies I felt small. there were alot of mild build as well.


here is mine too




(i went out there doorless tho because the weather is nice)
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Unread 02-24-2011, 05:32 PM   #9
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Cant do any trail rides this week but I will be out there on Saturday as a spectator!
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Unread 02-25-2011, 01:11 AM   #10
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Just found out today I got denied my time off..... I AM SO PISSED!!!
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Unread 02-25-2011, 09:49 AM   #11
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went again this morning here are some more pictures.

if I can wiggle my way out of work tomorrow we are going!








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Unread 02-25-2011, 11:53 PM   #12
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I know that some of the trails are closed. What is the best way to get to some good trails. I have a friend who wants to take his daughter out there and wants to see some good climbing. I know that rocky acres is closed but what is a good alternative. Thanks
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Unread 02-26-2011, 02:33 AM   #13
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they have a spectator ride tomorrow.
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Unread 02-26-2011, 05:44 AM   #14
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Unread 02-26-2011, 10:55 AM   #15
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Went to go wheel the organs this morning for a last HOo-RA for my old and tired leaf springs so I can instal these tomorrow:
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