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Unread 09-03-2013, 04:04 PM   #1
willcherokeexj
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Need tires (235/75/15) and a spot for light off roading

Looking for a set of 4(5) AT tires with a good amount of tread in tire size 235/75/15.

I am also looking for a spot to drive off the pavement for a bit, nothing intense. I just want to drive around some fields or through a small patch of forest.
I am located in Lockport, IL and I would be so happy if someone knew someone around here or knew of some land where the owner is okay with jeepers driving on it. I am a relatively stock XJ(DD) and it couldn't take the cliffs or bad lands.
I don't want to tear up any fields, I just want to coast around some offroad dirt roads or trails. I know there is a few I've seen around Lockport where jeepers have offroaded but I do not know if they were doing so legally.

One is off bruce road and oak ave, and another off the 355 exit on 159th street.

I know there are trails there but do not know who the owners are.

Any trails or tires would be appreciated.

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Unread 09-20-2013, 07:52 AM   #2
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You can take a stock xj to the cliffs no problem. Its your best bet at having the most fun, and it's completely legal, which is hard to find around here. Let me know if you are ever interested in going. Always looking for more people to wheel with
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Unread 09-21-2013, 04:55 PM   #3
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Sounds like a blast,I dated a girl up in Lockport,those roads I have seen before. Never went down them cause like you I didnt know if it was legal. I have a pretty stock TJ and heard the Cliffs have places for us too. Wouldnt mind heading down there.
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Unread 09-28-2013, 11:06 PM   #4
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Hey guys, check out Crossroads Jeep Club on facebook.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/232084310227655/

We are having a Newbie Run (open to jeeps of any size!)

October 13th at the Cliffs.

Send a request to the club and the admin will add you so you can see the event listing.

Hope to see you guys there!
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Unread 09-29-2013, 10:37 AM   #5
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Thanks Eddie! I will do that. 13th is our First Beard competition for my local beard club so I might not be able to go then. But I am interested in a club.
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Unread 09-29-2013, 06:10 PM   #6
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No problem! Beard competition? Sounds interesting!
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Unread 10-04-2013, 02:44 PM   #7
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Yes Sir! Already joined the facebook page, if you are interested in the beard comp or any info check out Chicago Beardsmen on Facebook. Going to be at Jerry's in Wicker Park.
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