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post #46 of 82 Old 07-31-2013, 08:16 PM
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Oscar I think your KK will be fine. There are plenty of go arounds as well as some optional spots that will be challenging to stock vehicles. The skid plates are a huge plus and tow hooks are a must have.


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post #47 of 82 Old 08-08-2013, 11:09 AM
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To test out the trails, we took An unlifted F150 through the entire route using the bypasses. It was able to make the turns and cleared everything without a problem. We figured if that could make it through, then we wouldn't have any problems with the JK Unlimited's, and any other stock jeep SUV

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post #48 of 82 Old 08-08-2013, 02:57 PM
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Dag-nab-it! I am working that day. I am not pleased about having to miss this.

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post #49 of 82 Old 08-12-2013, 08:21 PM Thread Starter
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Dag-nab-it! I am working that day. I am not pleased about having to miss this.
Sounds to me like you need to either:

A.) Tell your boss you are taking the day off or
B.) Start looking for a new job!!!

But seriously, too bad you can't make it. Hope to see you next year. Or sooner.

For everybody else . . . . the day is almost here. Trails are ready to go. Weather forecast is favorable. This is shaping up to be a memorable day.

-Eric

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Is there any schedule, or pre-determined times for trail rides?
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post #51 of 82 Old 08-12-2013, 08:54 PM
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As its planned now, rides will run continuously during the day. We are planning on having 2 guided "off road 101" guided rides for those who are new to off-roading.

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Has anyone heard the radio spot for this yet?
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post #53 of 82 Old 08-13-2013, 08:46 AM
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Heard a few times, very cool!

I believe Paul Baileys also ran an ad in the ProJo

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Very cool, haven't seen that one!
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As its planned now, rides will run continuously during the day. We are planning on having 2 guided "off road 101" guided rides for those who are new to off-roading.
Yes. Groups of 10-15 will hit the trail every half hour. You need to visit the raffle booth to pick up a (free) trail ticket that reserves your time slot then show up at the staging area 15 minutes before your scheduled time for a drivers meeting.

There are two trails available both of which have obstacles that will be very difficult for rigs without lockers and rocker skid plates but stock Jeeps can easily get through using available by-passes. Be sure to let the staff at the raffle booth know if you are interested in one of the off-roading 101 time slots.

(A flyer explaining all of the above will be handed out when you enter the venue.)

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never been off roading before... my JEEP is pretty much stock.... but im looking forward to trying it ... especially with the Bypasses ...
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Howdy all! Just discovered this forum today after hear the radio ad...wish I had known what was going on would have liked to help...Hope to meet some of you on sat...looks like it will be a great time.
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Howdy all! Just discovered this forum today after hear the radio ad...wish I had known what was going on would have liked to help...Hope to meet some of you on sat...looks like it will be a great time.
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www.oceanstatejeepsters.org/forum

In addition to the Jeep Festival we host numerous other events throughout the year and are always looking for people who are willing to step up and contribute.

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Sounds to me like you need to either:

A.) Tell your boss you are taking the day off or
B.) Start looking for a new job!!!

But seriously, too bad you can't make it. Hope to see you next year. Or sooner.

For everybody else . . . . the day is almost here. Trails are ready to go. Weather forecast is favorable. This is shaping up to be a memorable day.
I can go. Taking the day off. I do have to leave by noon though. See y'all there.

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