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post #1 of 19 Old 09-28-2012, 03:45 PM Thread Starter
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University of west florida/destin area

Hey there new here. I'm from fort Walton but I'm in Pensacola all the time.. Any good places out here?

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post #2 of 19 Old 10-29-2012, 08:52 PM
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I'm kinda wondering the same thing.
Any help?
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post #3 of 19 Old 11-06-2012, 12:00 AM
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I live in niceville, wondering the same
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post #4 of 19 Old 11-07-2012, 07:13 AM
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I'm in Niceville as well.
I heard crestview has some nice wheeling.

Anyone know any good offroad shops in the area?

I talked to a guy yesterday when I was looking for new bolts for my shackles and he told me about an offroad shop in Wright.
He told me it was called, The Wright Shop, but I have not found any info on it.
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post #5 of 19 Old 11-07-2012, 03:20 PM
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Stay away from SS customs. I've heard mixed stories about restylers, more good then bad.. I've never heard of the shop your referring too..
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post #6 of 19 Old 11-12-2012, 01:52 AM
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im in destin/fort walton area as well. see a lot of jeeps in the area but havent met anyone who actually does anything!! im going crazy.
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post #7 of 19 Old 11-12-2012, 02:26 PM
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Sounds like we should all get together one day...
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post #8 of 19 Old 11-14-2012, 09:51 AM
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I live in Pensacola and i heard the best trails are on Englin AFB land. You can buy a pass for like $50 Im putting my form in for the pass on friday

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post #9 of 19 Old 11-14-2012, 01:13 PM
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Eglin reservation has the best hands down.
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post #10 of 19 Old 11-18-2012, 06:42 PM
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Eglin reservation is about all that's left for wheeling... folks tend to head up to Boggs and Boulders near Andalusia. Eglin does require a range pass; they are good till Sept 30 - basically on the fiscal year. They can be purchased from the Ranger station in Niceville.

The Wright shop used to be a 4x4 shop by the hospital in FWB. It's been gone for several years - and I think it closed versus moved. Jesse Wright - I think - was the owner.

Dont know of any other 4x4 shops locally - wish I did. Elite Jeeps in Destin supposedly has a jeep mechanic but no clue on how good or how much.

Emerald Coast Jeepers is a local club. Another is White Sands Jeep Club - of which I am a member but rarely am able to make meetins or events. I have heard of yet another club - Jacked Up or some such.

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Never heard of them
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post #12 of 19 Old 11-19-2012, 06:40 PM
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www.emeraldcoastjeepers.com

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post #13 of 19 Old 11-19-2012, 06:50 PM
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Do they allow WJs in
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post #14 of 19 Old 11-20-2012, 05:30 PM
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Thanks tw_jeep for your info, just looked up emerald coast jeepers, as well as the elgin reservation.
how often are you guys wheeling out there?
Where are the best places to enter the trails?
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post #15 of 19 Old 11-20-2012, 05:31 PM
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I should have my jeep down here around the January time frame. Need to run brake lines and get my driveshafts redone. Shouldnt take to long.
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