Colorado Jeepers Unite!!! - Page 53 - JeepForum.com

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #781 of 12519 Old 01-25-2006, 07:39 AM
E_ROCK
Registered User
1993 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: Crawlerado
Posts: 2,406
Quote:
Originally Posted by Raab3485
For all you members without numbers. eelson etc. Let me know about a number, if you want one.
Any number is fine.

Spring creek is a pretty hard trail if you don't have a LS or lockers. The first obstacle has no bypass. If one person makes it up, then you can toss down a tow strap. The rock garden is pretty hard with 31” tires.

Pictures of my tiny jeep when it was tiny. Pictures don’t do the trail any justice.
http://www.rockfrogs.org/spring_creek_2004_1.html

I am excited! My rockers are done at the fab shop. It was hard finding a shop that could bend 1/4" steel that was willing to do a low dollar job.

Just a remind to everyone. Rockfrogs are still looking for membership (shameless promotion). www.rockfrogs.org


Garage Monkey, Wheeling Junkie

www.rockfrogs.org
E_ROCK is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #782 of 12519 Old 01-25-2006, 08:49 AM
1999 TJ
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Thornton
Posts: 11
St Mary's is alot of winching but a good time. I chain up and never a problem. I dont know the trail number but it goes from fall river road over to black hawk. In the summer the trail will take less than a hour. In the snow it is 3-6. Some spots have very deep snow. For the guys with no winch they just hang back until a path is cut.

1999 Tj, RE Long arm 5.5, 1" body lift, 4.88 gears, detroit no spin rear d44, tru trac front d30, custom rear drive shaft, sye currie, Tera Low 231, Warn 8000xi, ps rock sliders, ps trail cage, ps crusher corners, 35-12.50r15 BFG MT, Mickey thompson wheels 15x12, Custom front and rear bumpers, jks discos, Re adj trackbars front and rear.
1999 TJ is offline  
post #783 of 12519 Old 01-25-2006, 09:01 AM
RyanZJ
Registered User
 
RyanZJ's Avatar
1998 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Littleton, CO
Posts: 3,741
Quote:
Originally Posted by eelson
Any number is fine.

Spring creek is a pretty hard trail if you don't have a LS or lockers. The first obstacle has no bypass. If one person makes it up, then you can toss down a tow strap. The rock garden is pretty hard with 31” tires.

Pictures of my tiny jeep when it was tiny. Pictures don’t do the trail any justice.
http://www.rockfrogs.org/spring_creek_2004_1.html

I am excited! My rockers are done at the fab shop. It was hard finding a shop that could bend 1/4" steel that was willing to do a low dollar job.

Just a remind to everyone. Rockfrogs are still looking for membership (shameless promotion). www.rockfrogs.org
I know someone who has the exact same setup I do minus the sliders and Trac-Lok, and she made it up just fine (other than some rocker damage). I'd like to think I could make it up. I'm just ready for some more challenging trails, not that there's anything wrong with the trails we've been doing.

I'm glad to hear your winter project is coming along. Next step is bending tube?

Regarding Rockfrogs, would a little Jeep like mine be out of place?

Ryan
'98 ZJ V8 Limited
'06 WK V8 Laredo
'51 CJ-3A

RyanZJ is offline  
post #784 of 12519 Old 01-25-2006, 09:15 AM
ArloGuthroJeep
Mr. Hyde!
 
ArloGuthroJeep's Avatar
2004 WJ 
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Boulder
Posts: 23,086
wjRyan...Eric (eelson) is deperertly looking for a less built jeep to join the club so he doesn't have the least built Jeep in the club I have been thinking about it also but will probably wait until this summer when things settle down...

'04 WJ, 6" Clayton LA's, 242 SYE, 35" BFG MT KM2's, 4.56 gears, & D44a locked
'14 WK2 Limited w/5.7L, ORAI, & Tow Package
ArloGuthroJeep is offline  
post #785 of 12519 Old 01-25-2006, 09:17 AM
E_ROCK
Registered User
1993 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: Crawlerado
Posts: 2,406
Quote:
Originally Posted by wjRyan
I know someone who has the exact same setup I do minus the sliders and Trac-Lok, and she made it up just fine (other than some rocker damage). I'd like to think I could make it up. I'm just ready for some more challenging trails, not that there's anything wrong with the trails we've been doing.

I'm glad to hear your winter project is coming along. Next step is bending tube?

Regarding Rockfrogs, would a little Jeep like mine be out of place?
Without a doubt it is do-able, it is just a warning that people should expect some damage at Spring Creek. We took a stock TJ through it. We straped him up the stuff he could do on his own.

I already started bending some tube. I made a front radaitor hoop. Actually I over bent it. I am still learning the bender.

I really don't think anyone is out of place with the rockfrogs. In the past, we have had stock rigs in the club. We run all types of trails (mild to extreme). Anyone can organize a trip. If you want to go somewhere, just let others know and they show up.

Garage Monkey, Wheeling Junkie

www.rockfrogs.org
E_ROCK is offline  
post #786 of 12519 Old 01-25-2006, 09:52 AM
RyanZJ
Registered User
 
RyanZJ's Avatar
1998 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Littleton, CO
Posts: 3,741
Sounds good Eric. Maybe I'll join Rockfrogs this summer like the other Ryan.

Ryan
'98 ZJ V8 Limited
'06 WK V8 Laredo
'51 CJ-3A

RyanZJ is offline  
post #787 of 12519 Old 01-25-2006, 10:15 AM Thread Starter
RAAB3485
Viewer Discretion Advised
 
RAAB3485's Avatar
2004 WJ 
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Posts: 3,240
I was thinking about joining as well, and was also thinking about waiting a while to do it. Looks like you may have 3 new members this summer.

How does #21 sound Eric?
RAAB3485 is offline  
post #788 of 12519 Old 01-25-2006, 10:20 AM
E_ROCK
Registered User
1993 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: Crawlerado
Posts: 2,406
Quote:
Originally Posted by Raab3485
I was thinking about joining as well, and was also thinking about waiting a while to do it. Looks like you may have 3 new members this summer.

How does #21 sound Eric?
I like 21!!!

I would love to see you guys join the rockfrogs. I want to get a group of people together that love to wheel (and like to get out often), help each other out and learn from experience, and maybe grab some pizza and beers once in while.

I also would like to continue trail maintence on our adopted road.

Garage Monkey, Wheeling Junkie

www.rockfrogs.org
E_ROCK is offline  
post #789 of 12519 Old 01-25-2006, 10:22 AM Thread Starter
RAAB3485
Viewer Discretion Advised
 
RAAB3485's Avatar
2004 WJ 
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Posts: 3,240
Quote:
Originally Posted by eelson
.....and maybe grab some pizza and beers once in while.
Well, by this summer I'll be 21.
RAAB3485 is offline  
post #790 of 12519 Old 01-25-2006, 10:22 AM
E_ROCK
Registered User
1993 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: Crawlerado
Posts: 2,406
Quote:
Originally Posted by ArloGuthroJeep
wjRyan...Eric (eelson) is deperertly looking for a less built jeep to join the club so he doesn't have the least built Jeep in the club I have been thinking about it also but will probably wait until this summer when things settle down...
I think my brother is winning that one.

not a jeep, but not running either!

http://www.rockfrogs.org/Pictures/AE/4runner40ug.jpg

Garage Monkey, Wheeling Junkie

www.rockfrogs.org
E_ROCK is offline  
post #791 of 12519 Old 01-25-2006, 10:25 AM Thread Starter
RAAB3485
Viewer Discretion Advised
 
RAAB3485's Avatar
2004 WJ 
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Posts: 3,240
I used to have a baby blue 4Runner like that. I had the crappy IFS in mine. It was a royal pos, but it wouldn't die, that 22R is a great engine. After I sold it for kicks I ran a carfax on it and found out it had odometer fraud before I owned it. They had rolled it back almost 75k!!! And when I sold it it read 193k on the clock!!!!

Fun car though, put up with a lot of my abuse. I accidentally ramped it 15 feet through the air one night and didn't even mess up the alignment. Ran really well too, just had a ton of other problems, like rusting through the body.
RAAB3485 is offline  
post #792 of 12519 Old 01-25-2006, 10:28 AM
RyanZJ
Registered User
 
RyanZJ's Avatar
1998 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Littleton, CO
Posts: 3,741
Quote:
Originally Posted by eelson
I like 21!!!

I would love to see you guys join the rockfrogs. I want to get a group of people together that love to wheel (and like to get out often), help each other out and learn from experience, and maybe grab some pizza and beers once in while.

I also would like to continue trail maintence on our adopted road.
That's all I'm really looking for in a club, and that's why I like getting out with this JeepForum group. During the summers I usually go out at least a couple times a week. Last summer I was going solo a lot, which isn't the best situation.

What road did the Rockfrogs adopt?

Ryan
'98 ZJ V8 Limited
'06 WK V8 Laredo
'51 CJ-3A

RyanZJ is offline  
post #793 of 12519 Old 01-25-2006, 10:38 AM Thread Starter
RAAB3485
Viewer Discretion Advised
 
RAAB3485's Avatar
2004 WJ 
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Posts: 3,240
Quote:
Originally Posted by wjRyan
Last summer I was going solo a lot, which isn't the best situation.
Same here. Ran into some guys in a bone stock YJ one time though. They made me feel good about my wheeling skills. I had to rescue them a couple of times. And then they ditched me and I was all alone for the last 2/3rds of Kelly Flats (thats a LONG way by yourself)
RAAB3485 is offline  
post #794 of 12519 Old 01-25-2006, 11:02 AM
RyanZJ
Registered User
 
RyanZJ's Avatar
1998 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Littleton, CO
Posts: 3,741
At least I don't have to worry about going solo anymore.

Ryan
'98 ZJ V8 Limited
'06 WK V8 Laredo
'51 CJ-3A

RyanZJ is offline  
post #795 of 12519 Old 01-25-2006, 11:08 AM
ArloGuthroJeep
Mr. Hyde!
 
ArloGuthroJeep's Avatar
2004 WJ 
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Boulder
Posts: 23,086
I still go solo a lot when I go up exploring the mountains for trails/mines. I like taking my time and exploring leisurely.

'04 WJ, 6" Clayton LA's, 242 SYE, 35" BFG MT KM2's, 4.56 gears, & D44a locked
'14 WK2 Limited w/5.7L, ORAI, & Tow Package
ArloGuthroJeep is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.



Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Jeep Forums Replies Last Post
Colorado Jeepers -- For Sale/Trade/WTB Thread RAAB3485 Colorado Jeep Forum 1486 06-14-2016 02:51 PM
Trail Advice from Colorado Jeepers Gymguyjeep Colorado Jeep Forum 13 06-04-2009 07:39 PM
Colorado Jeepers Trail advisements KUK9 Colorado Jeep Forum 6 07-13-2007 02:46 PM
Colorado Jeepers -- Pics of your Jeep Before, During and Now RAAB3485 Colorado Jeep Forum 54 03-01-2007 02:11 PM
Colorado Jeepers holiday party KUK9 Colorado Jeep Forum 76 12-19-2006 08:25 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome