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Unread 08-23-2007, 09:57 PM   #1
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Wheeler Lake - 09/08/07

Hey, My friends and I are planning on renting some Wranglers, Probably some Rubicon versions on the 8th from 8am to 5 or 6pm.

Two questions:

Anyone already done this trail? and know if a stock wrangler or stock rubicon can make it? I read a few sites and one made it sound like any stock jeep could make it with some risk only on 1 or 2 obstacles.


The second is does anyone want to join us? Make it a Co Jeep club event?




EDIT:
My friends and I are for sure going. I am going to call the jeep rental place tomorrow and book them.

Here is what I have:

Jeep 1 - John and I
Jeep 2 - Chris and Mark
Kuk9
Otisdog
PatTJ05??
jeep_zj98??

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Unread 08-23-2007, 09:59 PM   #2
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Here is one site:
http://4x4now.com/trcowl.htm


Here is the other:
http://www.trails.com/tcatalog_trail...lid=HGR220-043
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Unread 08-23-2007, 10:07 PM   #3
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....just need a nice tug it would be really simple to get me from behind just pull me back....
rbowling is a thief. I bought these gears from him, and now I am out my money and still no gears. Do not trust him.
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Unread 08-23-2007, 10:11 PM   #4
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We did the trail a few weeks ago...We got a nearly stock XJ up there (XJ with bumpers and 31" AT's). Bowling ball hill will be the hardest part. The first two obstacles have bypasses.
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Unread 08-23-2007, 10:16 PM   #5
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We did the trail a few weeks ago...We got a nearly stock XJ up there (XJ with bumpers and 31" AT's). Bowling ball hill will be the hardest part. The first two obstacles have bypasses.
Wow.... I have been away too long, You changed you avitar and I don't recall you being a moderator??? Sweet... A Rubicon has 31 or 32 inch tires doesn't it? So it should have no issues... that and I don't mind trying a couple of the 3 obstacles pictured... not sure about one of them though.
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Unread 08-23-2007, 10:35 PM   #6
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I might be able to run this trail. I didn't get to run it earlier this season, so it might be a nice one to hit up again. I've run it before- you can get stock stuff up there. When we ran it, there was a stock Liberty at the top, so I'm pretty damn sure we can get a Rubicon up there!
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Unread 08-23-2007, 10:38 PM   #7
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Cool.... I figured a wrangler would have a good chance at it and a rubicon would seem a guarantee. We are a tiny bit hesitant because we would be renting and don't want an insurance claim on a rental.
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Everytime I rented a vehicle they offer their own insurance. I always turn them down, but you might not want to.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by afbond03
....just need a nice tug it would be really simple to get me from behind just pull me back....
rbowling is a thief. I bought these gears from him, and now I am out my money and still no gears. Do not trust him.
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Unread 08-23-2007, 10:43 PM   #9
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Yes most of the time this is true. With this rental place though he uses the drivers insurance, not his own or a company one. Its a small business guy with less than 10 wranglers that he rents out specifically for 4 wheelin.
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Then I would suggest not breaking anything.
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Quote:
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....just need a nice tug it would be really simple to get me from behind just pull me back....
rbowling is a thief. I bought these gears from him, and now I am out my money and still no gears. Do not trust him.
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You WILL bang your underside (be it skids, axles, etc...) on the rocks on bowling ball hill...You can't help it when you spin a tire and drop into the hole where the rock was.
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They will make it no problem. Just be very careful on the obstacles, you can go from all wheels on the rocks to flopped on your side very quickly. My buddy almost flopped his TJ on the first obstacle and he is running 37s and is a skilled river.
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Then I would suggest not breaking anything.
LOL.... Thanks for the obvious advice.

My friends and I don't see the point in going to the trouble and cost of renting a jeep to hit a trail if we could do it with his sh!tty RAV4. So we want something that is hard enough to deem the jeep rental but not so hard that we are guranteed to walk away with a Insurance claim. I don't mind so much taking the risk if the odds are low but not if they are high or a lock in. hehehe... It sounds like if a liberty got up there and a YJ than its a safe bet that it can be done with no damage.
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LOL.... Thanks for the obvious advice.
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....just need a nice tug it would be really simple to get me from behind just pull me back....
rbowling is a thief. I bought these gears from him, and now I am out my money and still no gears. Do not trust him.
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Here are some pictures from our rental and trip to Mosquito Pass....

Source: http://chrismc.fotopic.net/c1340842.html
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[SIZE="1"]Akrapovic Exhaust | Evoluzione Billet Aluminum Race Velocity Stacks | Factory Pro Chip | Fuel Pressure Modifier | 16/44 geared
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