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The Epic WY/MT/CO Adventure!!

Discussion in 'Off-Roading & Trails' started by Blackdawg, Feb 10, 2013.

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I will be attending...

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  2. Leg 2 only

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  3. Leg 3 only

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  4. Legs 1 & 2

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  5. Legs 2 & 3

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  6. Legs 1 & 3

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  7. All 3!!

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  1. Feb 15, 2013 at 1:37 AM
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    Blackdawg

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    For which leg?? all? or just 2?

    And yea man, good luck with the job!
     
  2. Feb 15, 2013 at 1:40 AM
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    45acp

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    No idea which leg(s) yet. It'll probably depend mostly on the above mentioned issues I guess haha
     
  3. Feb 15, 2013 at 1:43 AM
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    haha fair enough man!

    Hope you can make it :cheers: Wouldn't be a WY meet without ya!
     
  4. Feb 15, 2013 at 7:57 AM
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    I like the tactic :) and the truck as a base camp is a nice way to get in deeper quicker!
     
  5. Feb 15, 2013 at 8:01 AM
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    Yep :cool:

    my bro and i use mine for base camp usually. Then go hike in a day, and camp then hike out. It allows you a nice place to crash if you plan on getting back late
     
  6. Feb 15, 2013 at 8:14 AM
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    Depending on the dates, I hope to be able to tag along for the 3rd leg of your trip. I'll keep an eye on this thread. :cool:
     
  7. Feb 15, 2013 at 8:33 AM
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    sweet man!!
     
  8. Feb 15, 2013 at 8:45 AM
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    don't have time to watch the video's, but sounds epic.
     
  9. Feb 15, 2013 at 12:12 PM
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    Nope you can't go first. Someone with a winch goes first IMO.

    Plus you won't just go strait up and ahead of everyone. You'll be slow and we will go up more as a group. Everyone will need spotted around just about every corner. If we have a lot of trucks though you have aplenty of photo ops. The pace is not gonna be fast. Probably take us 4-7 hours just to get up the switchbacks.
     
  10. Feb 15, 2013 at 12:22 PM
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    4 to 7 hours? How many trucks do you expect? Gtfo.
     
  11. Feb 15, 2013 at 1:08 PM
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    Jeeps..with a short ass wheel base. Each corner for each person is not going to be easy. That's gonna slow us down a lot.

    Mark I'm looking at between 4-8 rigs
     
  12. Feb 15, 2013 at 1:13 PM
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    Lol dude then you better either rethink driving it or start practicing how to drive on a steep as grade. Cause there is NO way you will make it up without stopping and backing up a few time for some of the corners

    You have to remember that in that vid those are razors. Short wheelbase tight turning radius.

    I'm planning for the worst. So yes. 4 hours. If we do better then that. Good on us

    Also..I would not classify you as a hard and fast wheeler. Mike is definitely in the slower category. But your not in the fast really. On a flat road yes maybe.
     
  13. Feb 15, 2013 at 1:29 PM
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    um... your wheelbase (2004 Tacoma) is more like 122"... with a 40ft turning circle.

    While a (2010) 4door wrangler has a 116" wheelbase with a 41.2ft turning circle.
    (2010) 2 door wrangler has a 95.4" wheelbase with a 35ft turning circle.

    I don't know where you got your numbers from... Mine came from Edmunds.
     
  14. Feb 15, 2013 at 1:30 PM
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    The main difference is, if a jeep goes off the trail, no tears would be shed. But if a taco went, well that would be a different story.
     
  15. Feb 15, 2013 at 1:31 PM
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    Lol that pirate thing is in the OP :rolleyes: those guys also run it 2 times..a year..they know it like the back of their hand.

    There is no margin for error. That's what's so awesome.

    But your not going to just be able to drive it yourself. The first..idk..6-10 switchbacks you'll probably be fine by yourself. The top tho gets narrower, rougher and loose with steep ledges in the corner. Not going to be able to do those. By yourself.

    And I'm not sure how much more planned you can get then what we have..

    You like to over plan to much :p just show up with and extra set of underwear and be ready to drive :cool: it'll be fine.
     
  16. Feb 15, 2013 at 1:33 PM
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    X2. Give been there..as have I..you know what's up..haha

    Lol!!
     
  17. Feb 15, 2013 at 1:34 PM
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    40ft..on about a 15' at most turn..not good haha
     
  18. Feb 15, 2013 at 1:38 PM
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    :wave:

    Heyyyyy steve....:spy:


    what are you doin in here...haha
     
  20. Feb 15, 2013 at 1:50 PM
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    That is all, I'm jealous. Carry on.
     
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