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Old 01-09-2009, 08:49 AM   #1
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First Time going to a off-road park

I just bought a 05 4.0L TJ, that is probably 100% stock. Havent had it long enough and its not warm enough to crawl underneath to verify. Its my DD, and would like to take it to a off-raod park this weekend. Going on its 100% stock and my first time at a park, (The Cliffs Insane Terrain )
, what should I bring? I was going to bring helmets, cash, water and stick to the beginner trails. But I like to be prepared ahead of time if possible.

Any tips or advice for a first time trail runner?

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Old 01-09-2009, 09:10 AM   #2
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don't go alone and have tow hooks (or other recovery point) and straps. other than that, have fun.

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take it slow and dont be afraid to stop, get out, and verify what your jeeps doing with your own eyes if you think something might be going wrong. dont trust anyone elses opinion unless they will be responsible for paying for repairs.
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don't go alone
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Old 01-09-2009, 03:50 PM   #5
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unless the park requires it i dont think a helmet is necessary.....i hope you dont put yourself in a situation with a stock jeep requiring a helmet
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Old 01-09-2009, 04:15 PM   #6
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You are right, helmets are only for ATV users.
And no tires over 39.5.
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and make sure you disconnect your sway bars, you will get better flex that way, have fun and take a camera
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Old 01-09-2009, 05:10 PM   #8
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how far are you from the cliffs? i'm by the wisconsin border. its a lot of mud, a better place to start out at is the badlands, a group is going this summer, check out the thread. badlands has areas to practice and learn in, and then come crazy stuff for later.

you are most likely gonna get stuck a lot, and might not have a bunch of fun there. who knows. i'm sure you will like it no matter what though.
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alot of parks require you to have a fire extinguisher as well

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