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Going to Pismo - got some questions

Discussion in 'Southern California' started by AZ4point0, May 17, 2012.

  1. May 18, 2012 at 8:50 PM
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    DIRT YOTA

    DIRT YOTA Aka EL ROJO

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    Yes the spray wash is still there.

    2wd locker ain't that bad. I'm 4x but I put it in 2wd all the time out there, to make it fair for the other 2wders (and it's fun). Just take it easy and don't push it u will be fine.

    Whip n flag are required. They sell them all over up there. Several lil moto stores right before u enter where can get one. if u don't have a mount just shut it in ur tailgate.
     
  2. May 19, 2012 at 7:50 AM
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    tacokid09

    tacokid09 it's about the off-road miles

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    hey all :wave:

    dear OP,

    you will be perfectly fine. as long as like people have stated before, air down. its a night and day difference. i personally go 12psi in the front and 10psi in the rear. stop either on somewhat harder packed flat ground or and little down hill. if you want to try and open the taco up a bit, make sure you "pre-run" the area first to see if it has any razor backs or whoops (wash boards) other than that, have fun dude :thumbsup: dont loose hope in a 2wd in sand people.. its more capable than you think.
     
  3. May 19, 2012 at 10:23 AM
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    DIRT YOTA

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    ^ ask him how he knows :D
     
  4. May 19, 2012 at 1:53 PM
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    THExBUSxDRIVER

    THExBUSxDRIVER Victory is reserved...

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    Not enough.
    I'm 4x4 but mobbin in 2wd is waaay more fun.

    Also OP, when descending on a hill keep your tires pointed straight unless you want to roll your tire off of the bead.
     
  5. May 21, 2012 at 9:37 AM
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    Thanks again to all of you for the info,

    i am not by any means trying to jump my Tacoma this first try in the sand dunes,
    wanna go check it out and cruise around, waited a long time to pay a junk of money for this truck, i'll leave that for people who have a truck built to run the dunes.
    i do have to drive to LA afterwards and back home, really wouldn't want to be stuck there with a broken truck.

    We are gonna be there June 21st and 22nd - Fri evening its of to Hell A.
     
  6. May 22, 2012 at 6:58 AM
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    dirty dangler GFO DMC LBR

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    you must realize your truck weighs half as much as most peoples...not all 2wd smash like yours....fist pump
     
  7. May 22, 2012 at 8:25 AM
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    tacokid09 it's about the off-road miles

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    ive done it in my dads truck before. i think a lot of it has to deal with driver skill as well
     
  8. May 22, 2012 at 5:14 PM
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    Air down and keep momentum up is most of it. Limited slip rear helps too.

    We used to go out there with a guy in a early 70's 2wd half ton Dodge. He went most places we did....he'd been riding quads out there since he could walk.
     
  9. Jun 11, 2012 at 10:58 AM
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    Is this August 3rd date still active for Pismo Meet, had to make some changes in my plans here and have to take the Subaru instead of the truck next week but thinking i might come out for this date as well and bringing the truck!!
     
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