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Superstition Day Trip 3/9/13

Discussion in 'Southern California' started by alegav, Mar 7, 2013.

  1. Mar 7, 2013 at 9:36 AM
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    Hi Guys,

    I am putting a day trip together out to Super this Saturday, weather permitting. Looking for anyone who wants to head out and have some fun.

    Where: Superstition
    When: Saturday 3/9/13, 8:00 am
    Meetup Time and Location: 8am McDonnalds off the 8 freeway, Los Coches exit. http://goo.gl/maps/nZMaB
    CB Channel: 21

    This is my first thread for something like this so if i left something out please let me know.

    Alex

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    Mikie - Maybe
     
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  2. Mar 7, 2013 at 10:45 AM
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    I look forward to seeing your Baja 4WD in the desert. Because of the rain, and your trip starting well south of me, I will wait for photos. On a future, dry weather desert trip, I hope to go and see what your truck does... I have a many years of four wheeling and will share any tips if it is new to you. The main points is to keep your tires on the high part of the road so rocks don't hit the underside... and to lower the tire pressure for sand if you begin to dig in. Running lower pressure for rock climbing also improves traction. The A-TRAC system you have in low range is just awesome for climbing and crawling through stuff, so press the A-TRAC button when you go into L4.

    A great run is to go from Split Mountain (Fish Creek) through Broken Shaft Gulch and then UP the Diablo Drop Off! See the trip photos and video clips from 2011: http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/so...-min-trail-run-backcountry-10-15-11-a-11.html
     
  3. Mar 7, 2013 at 10:55 AM
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    That would get a little narrow for me 80" at the front wheels, about the same at the back doors. I don't want to rock crawl on purpose until I get sliders. I have taken my old baja bug down there, it is a awesome time.
     
  4. Mar 7, 2013 at 11:19 AM
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    Thanks for the tips, I apprecaite that. I'll take lots of photos :)
    x2 I need sliders and the rest of my belly armor :)
     
  5. Mar 7, 2013 at 11:24 AM
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    I'll take care of you, :) this is the first truck I've had that actually belongs offroad, I've learned alotta helpful tricks. Knock on wood I've only had one accident that tore up any body panels out of all my vehicles.
     
  6. Mar 7, 2013 at 12:03 PM
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    haha thanks!!! Ya trying to keep the tearing to a minimal :) Pinstriped the Baja before I even had plates on her. It was a sad sad day.
     
  7. Mar 7, 2013 at 1:12 PM
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    I'm down to go. Finally have a weekend off.
     
  8. Mar 7, 2013 at 2:22 PM
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    Nice. You can check out how it is to ride with the rug rats. LOL
     
  9. Mar 7, 2013 at 2:32 PM
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    Sweet, I updated the list!
     
  10. Mar 7, 2013 at 3:58 PM
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    As it should've been, but best to just get it over with because its going to happen sooner than later, even if not offroad you KNOW some dipshits will parking lot ding the hell out of you...the sliders will end that problem too for the most part...:)
     
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    ummm....might be a possibility for me. it would be my first meet, iv been wanting to meet alot of you guys. ill probably bring my bike out since my truck aint really set up for too much off roading. ill let you know for sure
     
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    Sounds good, the more the merrier!
     
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    Alex is stock and he did fine last time out.
     
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    Need some help ??...:smack::smack:





    :D just keep it in mind when wheeling & you'll be ok
     
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    Spacers, 205/75 street tires and a 4 banger. You'll be fine.
     
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    Skinny pedal all day :D
     
  20. Mar 8, 2013 at 8:19 AM
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    Yes and no lol I do have the Baja so im not quite "stock" but ya factory upgraded suspension
     
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