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Unread 03-13-2006, 05:41 PM   #1
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Wheelin at the Moonrocks

Well two weeks ago we had a major turn out at the Moonrocks, probably 300 people for a non sanctioned event. Pro Rock Crawler Mike Shaffer called out local trash talker Rockape into a game of follow the leader in their buggies. Best of 3 wins. Mr. Rockape worked Shaffer on the Right V-Crack, Shaffer was disqualified on the first obstacle for backing up more than 3 times. On the next obstacle, Rockape had two back-ups and on the way down blew his starter out on a rock. Shaffer went through flawlessly and evened the score. Half hour later, Rockape has a new starter and the comp continued. Shaffer went first, straight up a 30 ft granite rock face. Rockape went next and ended up on his lid. Here's the pics:

Rockape showed up in style for this event w/ a stretched limo


Getting Ready for the 1st obstacle The Right V Crack










Shaffer having a hard time of it


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Unread 03-13-2006, 05:45 PM   #2
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2nd Obstacle:







3rd obstacle






Rockape on his lid as he lose's the event
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Unread 03-13-2006, 05:57 PM   #3
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Now its time for everyone else to get into the action.















This is me playing on the rocks


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Unread 03-13-2006, 06:00 PM   #4
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Unread 03-13-2006, 06:07 PM   #5
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Wicked Roll Over Sequence

















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Unread 03-13-2006, 06:09 PM   #6
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A couple of us were trying to flip over a buddies yota when he wasnt looking, just as we had it ready to go he caught us and started pushing from the other side


This was a great event. However, some morons who most likely dont 4x4 went out there and has spray painted all over these beautiful rocks. We are having a clean-up out there in a few weeks to take the paint off the rocks and clean the place up as the BLM is wanting to close it down to motorized traffic which would be a huge loss to the 4wheelin crowd.
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Unread 03-14-2006, 07:41 PM   #7
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wow!! huge crowd out there. MoonRocks is a great place. I made my 1st trip out there about a year ago. We had a blast and met a ton of great people.
THanks for the pics!
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Unread 03-15-2006, 10:57 AM   #8
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That was my first trip there as well. I had an excellent time, however would like to go there again when less people so I can do more wheelin. Where in Nor Cal are you, Im north of truckee.
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Unread 03-15-2006, 12:04 PM   #9
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lots of cool pics
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Unread 03-15-2006, 12:42 PM   #10
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I believe there is some video as well that I'll post up. Definitely a good day
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Unread 03-15-2006, 07:12 PM   #11
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Good pics, looks like alot of fun...

Awesome rigs too
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Unread 03-15-2006, 08:46 PM   #12
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Ok, am I high and didn't know it or does this buggy not have a rear driveshaft or axle? I am really confused?!?!?!?







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Unread 03-15-2006, 08:50 PM   #13
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this is the pic I meant



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Unread 03-15-2006, 08:58 PM   #14
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ya definitely looks like hes running fwd i see no rear driveshaft
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Unread 03-16-2006, 09:20 AM   #15
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It was on the right side of the buggy its hard to see but I saw it close up and it had a rear drive line

Hey I just noticed I'm in some of those pics!!!!.
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