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post #46 of 256 Old 05-13-2013, 09:56 AM
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Strait line from Indian Valley res to Snow Mt. is just a few miles, so same country.
Its not the same country. Snow mountain is at a much higher elevation than Indian Valley. I rode with Goldielocker about a month ago when she took the Jeep and was doing a pre-run for the Snow Mt. run. She couldn't complete the run because there was too much snow on the north side of Snow Mt. Snow mountain area is all mainly pine trees and oaks. Indian valley is mainly low scrub brush.
She is going to try the pre-run again now that it has warmed up and the snow should be melted by now.

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post #47 of 256 Old 05-13-2013, 06:10 PM
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We are going to try to make it put us as a maybe
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post #48 of 256 Old 05-16-2013, 02:56 PM
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Okay you're right the vegetation is different, however the terrain is very close to the same it it's dirt and rock roads. With trails that lead off very similar to the area of Indian Valley or Cow or Hull or Bartlett. The terrain is all the same in Lake county. With the exception of foliage.
Depending on the rout in and or out we should try Love Lady Ridge. It's a steep loose gravelly climb, it can be fun. The gravel is under the dirt and it makes it very "interesting." I've seen stock rigs make it with open diffs when locked rigs couldn't you just never know how it will go. Cause you made it once doesn't mean you will make it next time. And with every rig it gets harder. Just a thought. If life will let up enough I am planning on going this time.

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post #49 of 256 Old 05-18-2013, 08:53 PM
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Hey Goldie,
Thanks for the link. I have been to Stonyford years ago dirtbiking. Looks fun. and yes that was me that got seperated from the pack.
IVR--I was waiting for the rig behind me and lost the guy in front. Went to find the guy behind me and he was gone. So much for being the good samaritan.
plus my !@$%!! antennae for my CB kept falling off.
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post #50 of 256 Old 05-19-2013, 10:41 AM Thread Starter
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Just an update...... I will be doing a pre-run right after Memorial weekend. I will report back with road and trail conditions with pictures.
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post #51 of 256 Old 05-19-2013, 12:40 PM
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Hey Goldie,
Thanks for the link. I have been to Stonyford years ago dirtbiking. Looks fun. and yes that was me that got seperated from the pack.
IVR--I was waiting for the rig behind me and lost the guy in front. Went to find the guy behind me and he was gone. So much for being the good samaritan.
plus my !@$%!! antennae for my CB kept falling off.
Dude, you have no luck with antennas

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My flight back from Florida got pushed out a day so I get to spend the day at Tampa then sfo instead of wheelin :-(
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post #53 of 256 Old 05-22-2013, 02:56 PM
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I'm hope to make this one too. Just need to let the boss know about it.

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post #54 of 256 Old 05-26-2013, 10:47 AM
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I am not familiar with where this is. If I do camp the trailer comes with
How big is your trailer?
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post #55 of 256 Old 05-26-2013, 11:40 AM
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How big is your trailer?
It's a typical Jeep trailer from WWII era. 6 ft long by 3 1/2 ft wide bed
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post #56 of 256 Old 05-26-2013, 11:43 AM
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Nice trailer!! I've been working on my Jeep trailer. It's a "Pack Mule" jeep trailer.
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post #57 of 256 Old 05-26-2013, 12:11 PM
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Nice trailer!! I've been working on my Jeep trailer. It's a "Pack Mule" jeep trailer.
Thanks! those are very cool too. I am putting mine through a few changes. I removed the Jerry can mounts and converted them to hold Roto-Pax cans. Installed shocks, they did not come with them from the factory.
Next going to convert it to a 3 axis hitch. I have to have the hitch ready by the slick rock run.

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post #58 of 256 Old 05-26-2013, 10:59 PM
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I just put a torsion axle under mine. Just got a top make for it, but don't have the gas shocks mounted yet or painted.
Here are a couple of before and after pictures.
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post #59 of 256 Old 05-26-2013, 11:03 PM
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Oops....they go thru...I'll try again
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post #60 of 256 Old 05-26-2013, 11:09 PM
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Hummmmmmmm It says my picture file exceeds the forums limit
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