post #1 of Old 04-17-2013, 09:31 PM Thread Starter
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Rausch Creek 4/20 - 4/21

I'm heading Rausch for the first time this Saturday. Anyone heading up there? Or anyone who has been have any advice for a Rausch Creek Virgin?

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post #2 of Old 04-19-2013, 01:05 PM
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Been there many a times youll have fun. I mainly do blue trails and some blacks. Definitely run the topless for tatas trail its a blast trail 23 is fun also. Whats all done to your jeep?
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I'll be there with a friend, we do blue/blacks mostly. What are you running and what modifications do you have?
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I have the 2.5L with a 1" BL, 4" Rough Country Suspension Lift and 35X12.5 BFG MTs. As far as drive train it's stock except for the transfer case. I have a Teraflex 4-1.
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Been there many a times youll have fun. I mainly do blue trails and some blacks. Definitely run the topless for tatas trail its a blast trail 23 is fun also. Whats all done to your jeep?
Thanks for the advice. I'll check out those trails.
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I'll be there with a friend, we do blue/blacks mostly. What are you running and what modifications do you have?
When are you leaving to head up there?
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We should be there around 0800, I'll PM you my number in case you show up a little later we can come back for you.
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Solid trip. Considering a spring hanger nearly off the frame on one rig and our late light axles problem, we covered some pretty good terrain.

For anyone wondering what a precarious place to break looks like:

When you are here:


and this happens:


Took two winches, a high lift, jack stand, and a real solid showing of redneck engineering to get the XJ out of that!

Building a Jeep is like playing golf, every now and then you get a good shot that makes you believe, hey I can do this!
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Great times!!!! It was great wheeling with you guys we def have to do it again.
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post #10 of Old 04-24-2013, 04:17 AM
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Yes sir, thanks for all the help getting out of that situation guys. I might have talked the wife into chromolly shafts so that doesn't happen next time.
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Yes sir, thanks for all the help getting out of that situation guys. I might have talked the wife into chromolly shafts so that doesn't happen next time.
Nice!!
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