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Postby Ivar the Red » Thu Nov 20, 2008 1:37 pm

But seriously folks...not much time in a jeep. I had a Cherokee Sport 2WD but it didn't go off road. This one, though not a jeep, was off road more than in was on it.
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Postby Gerdo » Thu Nov 20, 2008 1:54 pm

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This is my 2000 4runner that I tow with. I have taken my TD onto some gnarly trails. I'm not sure if I'm towing it down some of the trails or draging it.

Here is a little video/slideshow from a trip to Moab Utah.

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All three vehicles have changed alot since these pictures.
Thanksgiving we are heading back to Moab for more wheeling and camping.
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Postby 01Sport » Thu Nov 20, 2008 2:57 pm

stomperxj wrote:
Juneaudave wrote:Move over you wimpy Jeep guys :lol: ...2001 F250 Off Road short bed...


Let me know when you want to play follow the leader Dave... ;)


Amen!!

I sold my TJ last year :cry: :thumbdown: :x
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Postby wlivesey » Thu Nov 20, 2008 9:18 pm

pete.wilson wrote:Hey

wlivessey,

Look at this way, by driving a Toyota, you may actually prove to be the smartest one in the bunch! By the way, I do like the FJ Cruiser; I would like to see them redesigned slightly with better visability. :)

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P.S. I like the Tacoma crew cab.


agreed. the visibility is poor, at best, but the feeling of driving and armored truck really kicks a**.
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Postby Dark Horse » Fri Nov 21, 2008 1:07 pm

stomperxj wrote:
Juneaudave wrote:Move over you wimpy Jeep guys :lol: ...2001 F250 Off Road short bed...


Let me know when you want to play follow the leader Dave... ;)



I'm willing to play

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Postby magilla » Wed Nov 26, 2008 2:33 am

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Postby schaney » Wed Nov 26, 2008 9:48 am

My Outback Sport makes a nice little off-road tow rig.

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Postby highlandercj-7 » Tue Dec 16, 2008 11:16 am

Here's my 76' CJ-7 with lil trailers, 61 Apache, and CJ-8 trailer.
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Postby firemaniac » Fri Jan 09, 2009 1:46 pm

To many Jeeps in this thread
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93, 4X4, 22RE, 5spd, mostly stock (for now) small and slow, but it gets me where I want to go.

I have had the debates with my friends
Full size guys; Should have bought a bigger diesel truck
Me; wanna follow me through the woods?
Full size guys now (especially when fuel was sky high); Wanna sell your truck
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Jeep guys now; Can you haul this for me it wont fit in my rig (CJ*, wrangler, TJ)

I'll tow you :shake hands: you tow me and if it happens the only thing I'll charge is :pictures: :snappy:
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Shameless Plug

Postby So-Cal Teardrops » Fri Jan 09, 2009 6:24 pm

Unfortunately I don't have any pics of my little Sammi in action, but here are some shots in the driveway.

By the way, I'm planning on going to the darkside. I know, I know all those comments about Barbies and Jeeps and now I'm getting a Jeep. :shock:

I need something bigger to haul the kids around in, and I've always dug on XJ's. So anyone want to trade :twisted:

http://web.mac.com/g.pari/iWeb/trade/samurai.html
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Postby mikeschn » Fri Jan 09, 2009 6:27 pm

I haven't had an opportunity to tow off road yet, but I'm sure someday I'll try...

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Postby Steve F » Fri Jan 09, 2009 8:09 pm

Mines getting some modifications, making a bar for it (bought a winch) in preparation for 4 days away in a week or so with the TD :)

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Postby jss06 » Fri Jan 09, 2009 8:30 pm

Dark Horse wrote:
stomperxj wrote:
Juneaudave wrote:Move over you wimpy Jeep guys :lol: ...2001 F250 Off Road short bed...


Let me know when you want to play follow the leader Dave... ;)



I'm willing to play

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Sure, lets play. :D



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Re: Shameless Plug

Postby firemaniac » Fri Jan 09, 2009 8:38 pm

So-Cal Teardrops wrote:By the way, I'm planning on going to the darkside. I know, I know all those comments about Barbies and Jeeps and now I'm getting a Jeep. :shock:

I need something bigger to haul the kids around in, and I've always dug on XJ's. So anyone want to trade :twisted:


The XJ is a excellent rig, I grew up in the back of one, than learned to drive in the same one. It was an 88 with the HO 4.0L 5spd 4X4, Dad even got lucky and got a Dana 44 under the rear end from the factory! (most came with a 35 at that time) that engine went 350k + with barely regular oil changes. sold it to a friend of my brothers and he drove it for several thousand more miles before it was toast, the rest of the truck not the motor, the drive train all literally gave out at once.

So I may give you a bad time if we ever meet in person (TOYOTA), but they are an excellent choice for a family
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Postby Gerdo » Fri Jan 09, 2009 8:45 pm

Steve
I just built a new winch bumper for my 4runner.

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