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NORCAL: Camping & Wheeling - Deer Valley - 8/23-8/25

Discussion in 'Northern California' started by MJonAgs32, Jun 26, 2013.

  1. Jul 1, 2013 at 1:15 PM
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    BayAreaRunner

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    Alex- wasn't planning to wheel the trailer, and I believe that deer valley is still closed.
     
  2. Jul 1, 2013 at 1:54 PM
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    I've been on a few trails man. Sliders are a must if you don't have em.
     
  3. Jul 1, 2013 at 2:06 PM
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    It's closed at the meadow there is still good wheeling on the south side of the trail.

    X2 if you don't have sliders you won't make it 30 feet into the trail without body damage.
     
  4. Jul 1, 2013 at 2:58 PM
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    This whole trip is for deer valley, lol it's open just when you get to the water you cannot cross to the other side. We did this trail last year. Didn't like having the RTT on top?
     
  5. Jul 1, 2013 at 4:00 PM
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    Well I'm hoping to have my sliders from you by then Jerry:)
     
  6. Jul 1, 2013 at 4:03 PM
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    Oh That's right you got on the GB i better get to work :D
     
  7. Jul 1, 2013 at 4:11 PM
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    haha yes! But so Jerry with a lift, tires, and sliders would i be OK?
     
  8. Jul 1, 2013 at 4:16 PM
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    Yeah just pick careful lines with no skids but it can be done.
     
  9. Jul 1, 2013 at 4:19 PM
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  10. Jul 1, 2013 at 8:39 PM
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    well, it was a PITA setting up the tent and then setting it back down, but with a trailer it seem to be much more easier and plus my center weight wouldn't be as heavy.
     
  11. Jul 1, 2013 at 10:30 PM
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    The tent weighs about 130 pounds. While it is weight up high, I don't know that it matters as much as the height it adds.

    I have a short ladder that makes the process of deploying/packing much easier.
     
  12. Jul 2, 2013 at 9:14 AM
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    Really? :D
     
  13. Jul 5, 2013 at 11:49 PM
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    Yup I will be there +3 to camp maybe 4x4..... Maybe to see the really see how a stock TRD 4x4
     
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  14. Jul 6, 2013 at 10:45 PM
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    So I'm guessing it might be a good idea for me to invest in a radio for this? Any suggestions? I dont have any comms right now
     
  15. Jul 6, 2013 at 11:29 PM
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    IMO you will need:

    -CB Radio ( or FMRS at least )
    -Sliders
    -Lift of some sort
    -Skid Plates ( at least IFS skid )
    -Good Tires
    -Cut Exhaust ( cut after the axle )
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    Be prepared to take damage. Last trip we had:

    2 Busted Valve stems resulting in 2 immediate flats
    1 busted rear window on 4 runner
    1 Busted Drive Shaft ( due to bad line )
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    Expect curb rash to your wheels.

    Expect pin-striping courtesy of mother nature.


    Myself as well as many members use this CB:



    Has a small box to mount under wherever you like. Everything is contained in the handheld portion. Only downside is no SSB.
     
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  16. Jul 6, 2013 at 11:36 PM
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    Hmm I'm missing skids and comms. How easy is it to alter the exhaust? Im just running stock.
     
  17. Jul 6, 2013 at 11:39 PM
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    exhaust is easy, just use a saw and cut it after the axle.

    Example:

    [​IMG]
     
  18. Jul 6, 2013 at 11:41 PM
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    Some reason there is no picture:/ where else could I see a pic of it?
     
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