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Old 12-13-2011, 08:52 AM   #1
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Hey ya,
planning a week long trip to big bear this week. I was wondering any other advice besides all the info i searched for.

tires, antifreeze, windshield wiper fluids. (rated for freezing temps)

I just serviced my truck to get it ready ie oil change, fluids, and tires.

Im running bf K/Os brand new shoes.(GOD I LOVE THEM)

anything else I should worry about? Battery warmers?


lil more info on truck: 4by severe snow rated tires, chains and cables.
and the little goodies BOB/BOV


as of today:

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Old 12-13-2011, 08:52 AM   #2
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Take a shovel.
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Old 12-13-2011, 08:54 AM   #3
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Sounds like fun, wish I could go! I haven't been there in a few years. We would camp there every year back in the day.
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Old 12-13-2011, 08:58 AM   #4
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Snow chains...it might be required to at least have in your taco depending on road conditions...hefty fine if the road signs says chains required and you don't have em if pulled over by the highway patrol. Lot of fun fire roads on the west side of big bear lake...especially now since they are covered in snow
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Take a shovel.
i.e. the BOB bag/BOV:
I have shovel, gravel, tow strap gloves wovel blanks winter gear
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Sounds like fun, wish I could go! I haven't been there in a few years. We would camp there every year back in the day.
Its never to late for a road trip!!

I have though about camping up there, I have the gear to do it.

any location recommendations
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Old 12-13-2011, 09:01 AM   #6
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Snow chains...it might be required to at least have in your taco depending on road conditions...hefty fine if the road signs says chains required and you don't have em if pulled over by the highway patrol. Lot of fun fire roads on the west side of big bear lake...especially now since they are covered in snow
I have both.. snow chins nd cables...

what would you recommend? chains in the back and cables in the front?

or ill be fine with just chains in the back?
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Old 12-13-2011, 10:22 AM   #7
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I think it snowed up there last night. I can't see it on the mountain from here, too many clouds. enjoy!
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Old 12-13-2011, 02:08 PM   #8
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ANyone else what to chime in?
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Old 12-13-2011, 02:29 PM   #9
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Workman thinks you will be fine. You aren't going to the Arctic, Big Bears not that cold. Your truck will make it, he's sure of it. Your in California afterall
He also thinks that mentioning a battery warmer for SO CAL is pretty funny!
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Tacoteacher wonders why Workman speaks in the first person, but concurs that OP is adequately prepared.
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Old 12-13-2011, 02:47 PM   #11
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Saw an article in the OC Register earlier. Chains definitely required at this time, just make sure you have them in the truck in case you are stopped or asked about them.
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Old 12-13-2011, 05:04 PM   #12
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I'll be going there too this weekend in some stock tires! see ya there!
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Old 12-13-2011, 08:56 PM   #13
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Ill be there it friday man hopefully its turns out great.
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Should I resurrect this thread or start a new one?

Going to big bear in my 4runner (2wd) I'll be buying chains/cables for my trip up there, hoping to not use them and returning them... any suggestions? Tires are yokohamas 265/75/17. 2wd.

Do I need chains/cables on all 4 tires, or just drive tires?

Newbie snow driver so I go sloooooww and easy (sorry to the native snow drivers - I'm that guy because I dont want to replace my 4runner) But i did drift my wrx through it once upon a time (no pics - sorry)
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