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Unread 01-24-2008, 03:12 PM   #31
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whats wheeling???

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Unread 01-24-2008, 03:17 PM   #32
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I've had just as much fun wheeling trails in 2wd and finding ghost towns and abandoned mines as I have had rock crawling, and there are fewer broken things wrong afterwards which means more money for mods instead of replacing broken ****.


that wasn't wheeling, it was sight seeing
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Unread 01-24-2008, 04:08 PM   #33
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well, i lefted one side of my jeep with a motor lifet. and i flexed
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Unread 01-24-2008, 07:41 PM   #34
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Unread 01-24-2008, 08:02 PM   #35
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^^^

My idea of "Real Wheeling" is similar to some other posts, but with a twist...

Trying something you believe your vehicle is NOT capable of, something that you are almost positive you can't overcome, something that you are almost sure will smash against a skid, bend a control arm mount, leave you high-centered awaiting rescue... "Real Wheeling" is at the very least attempting that obsticle; overcoming it is succeeding that obsticle.
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Unread 01-24-2008, 08:24 PM   #37
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When you "wear" your rig instead of driving it. Like a pilot wears a plane.

Weird how it happens, one day you're all gas and go in the local mudpit and then something happens and you're technically working over some bigass boulder you never thought you could drive around, much less over. Wearing the rig.
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Unread 01-24-2008, 10:41 PM   #38
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Wheeling over terrain that actually requires 4x4 to get through, not just that you have put your Jeep into 4x4.
That was my choice.
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Unread 04-07-2009, 09:27 PM   #39
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A real jeep has flat fenders, Cj, YJ, TJ.

I guess you can classify an xj as a real jeep and the FSJ's and the Zj's.

Needs to have solid axles.

I would say that real wheeling requires 4x4. Not just putting it in 4x4 because your on a dirt road, but because you can't advance your position in 2wd.
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Kris is one of the best wheelers I've seen.

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Anything that forces you to test you and your vehicle's abilities. To each his own.
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Real wheeling can not be defined by others. It is something that you know deep inside yourself when you do it. The very idea of letting someone else define what wheeling is ,goes against the independent Jeepers code. We dont need no stinking definitions
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Unread 04-08-2009, 06:56 PM   #44
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that's what I was thinking...


Offroad park?
If I ever have to pay to go wheeling, I know I've done something seriously wrong.
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Not rediculous, just a foreign concept to those of us in the wide open west.

I see it like ski resorts...an established park can offer awesome terrain and great trails, an awesome experience...but there's just something about being in the backcountry.
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Not rediculous!
Like LandRover said, it's just funny. I've got the rubicon an hour away, and hundreds, if not thousands of miles of open mountains and OHV areas to go play in within 10 minutes of my house
Just wondering who "owns" the land your wheeling on? As the other guys have said it's strange for us NOT to have to pay to ride in most places. I could go mudding in all kinds of places,, as long as I didn't get caught,,, because then it's trespassing and destruction of private property and gives us a bad name. Even some of the public land is controlled by a forestry department and you pay to ride but the money goes to land management and upkeep of the trails. The fees are usually not much, $10-30 a day or weekend but most of the time we DO pay or risk using private property.
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Unread 04-08-2009, 07:06 PM   #45
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Just wondering who "owns" the land your wheeling on? As the other guys have said it's strange for us NOT to have to pay to ride in most places. I could go mudding in all kinds of places,, as long as I didn't get caught,,, because then it's trespassing and destruction of private property and gives us a bad name. Even some of the public land is controlled by a forestry department and you pay to ride but the money goes to land management and upkeep of the trails. The fees are usually not much, $10-30 a day or weekend but most of the time we DO pay or risk using private property
That sux, there are roads and trails all over Az, that are not closed to the public. I couldn't imagine paying money to go out in pubic land, it seems absurd. There are forestry roads, service roads (for power lines), and just old roads out all over the place in the mountains and desert around here. You can drive wherever you want when you want w/o paying for crap. I even take my guns with me and I can go shooting! So long as I'm a mile away from a paved road. Thats just me though, and where I grew up. Basically the rangers/sheriffs out here don't give a crap so long as you are not making your own road w/ your vehicle, or doing stupid **** like leaving trash or starting bone fires lol.
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