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post #1 of 47 Old 12-08-2013, 10:26 AM Thread Starter
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Northern illinois/south wisconsin?

I'm from northern Illinois. About 10/15 minutes from the Wisconsin border anyone else around here? I have a an 01 blue tj on 33s as my daily driver looking for places to wheel and people to go with.

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post #2 of 47 Old 12-08-2013, 01:07 PM
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Im about an hour from the boarder in IL but on the same boat as you, with a 98 Silver/Black Zj on 31s
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post #3 of 47 Old 12-08-2013, 06:28 PM
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Lake villa here. Yj on 35s, zj on 31s. Always down to go wheeling, just nowhere around here to go. We go to the cliffs and badlands. What town you in
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post #4 of 47 Old 12-08-2013, 07:03 PM
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There's really nothing in southern Wisconsin, unless you know a land owner... but anytime you guys head down to the cliffs shoot me a pm I would like to go

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post #5 of 47 Old 12-08-2013, 07:06 PM
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The Cliffs in Marseilles is about all you'll find in Illinois, unless you know someone with land. After that it's off to Indiana.

I won't be out again for many months or I'd invite you out.
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post #6 of 47 Old 12-09-2013, 04:57 PM Thread Starter
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I'm out in Johnsburg so not too far. I've been to the cliffs and badlands. I have a buddy who has a Tj on 33s and one with an xj on 31s. I probably will keep mine on the road till spring. Not a big fan of winter wheeling. I usually just mess around at my buddies in spring grove we made some very small not exciting trails but hey it's better than nothing.
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post #7 of 47 Old 12-13-2013, 05:59 PM
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I'm in Spring Grove. I wheel Northern WI, the badlands and usually take a trip west. I have an 04 Rubicon and an 06 Rubicon LJ, the build project.

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Lindenhurst. YJ on 35's
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post #9 of 47 Old 01-22-2014, 05:00 AM
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I've got a '13 JK on 35s. Been to the Badlands quite a few times. I haven't been to the Cliff's in years. I heard the trails were tore up there. Anyone been there lately?
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Sorry I'm in Wildwood (Grayslake).
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post #11 of 47 Old 01-23-2014, 09:40 AM
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Damn we are all pretty close to each other. Yeah we were at the cliffs in october. Trails were good. Seems people either love or hate that place, idk. Its just nice that its close and you can just make it a day trip if you want
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post #12 of 47 Old 01-27-2014, 08:11 PM Thread Starter
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The last time I was there was October of 12. I was at the badlands over this last summer after the big rain we had and half the trails were impossible to get through unless you had a death wish for your jeep.
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post #13 of 47 Old 01-31-2014, 05:21 PM
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Lake in the hills Il.
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post #14 of 47 Old 03-25-2014, 10:25 AM
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I live just north of the state line in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin. I'm a member of Down & Dirty Offroad. DDO is a offroading club based out of the Chicago-land area. We just went through a club restructuring and launched a new forum. The membership is made up off all 4WD vehicles and we plan monthly meetings and events. Some of the parks we visit are the Cliffs, Badlands, Silver Lake Dunes, and Redbird to mention just a few. If anyone is interested check us out at http://ddoffroad.com.
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post #15 of 47 Old 03-26-2014, 10:51 AM Thread Starter
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I'm very interested is there anything I have to do besides register on that site? I was trying to start a club with a buddy but not enough people around here want to join. I figured it would be best just to join an existing club
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