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Old 05-18-2012, 01:28 PM   #31
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I hear ya man. I love the snow...

Just curious about the snow wheeling. Why is that such a good time? I live in SoCal, so we don't see a any snow, but releatives in Denver, so a trip of the rockies could be in order.

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I hear ya man. I love the snow...
Snow is awsome because it doesnt break anything and melts off

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I was into mudding for a while... last time though, it took 4 hours to clean the YJ. 5 Minutes to get it dirty...

I'm not sure about rocks yet, I have no under armor and havn't tried them yet. I am slowly converting from mud to trails. A friend here in MI is taking me out on my first trail run here in a few weeks. I guess I'd have to say right now, neither. I not prepared for rocks and I don't like taking forever to clean the mud so, trails it is.

oh, and yes... I love the snow. I had snow up to my doors and still can push through it.
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Old 05-18-2012, 01:46 PM   #34
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I love the mud! I love the rocks! I haven't had any issues or repairs due to either yet so I guess im not doing it hard enough. I just fear getting stuck in the mud or breaking an axel on the rocks. Either way its why i got my jeep in the 1st place.
yep i bought a jeep not to take a cruise but to go ont rails and get places ive never been it isnt a matter of will it break its when but its just "adventure tax"
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I was into mudding for a while... last time though, it took 4 hours to clean the YJ. 5 Minutes to get it dirty...

I'm not sure about rocks yet, I have no under armor and havn't tried them yet. I am slowly converting from mud to trails. A friend here in MI is taking me out on my first trail run here in a few weeks. I guess I'd have to say right now, neither. I not prepared for rocks and I don't like taking forever to clean the mud so, trails it is.

oh, and yes... I love the snow. I had snow up to my doors and still can push through it.
Yea Jeeps are perfect for snow. My dad wanted to test its ability one day so we went to an unplowed parking lot with about a foot and a half of snow. Stoped it dead and put it in 2 wheel and drove right out. While we tested his Suburban and it just sank, he did get out in 4lo however.

And I got caught in a bliazrd one time and had to drive 2 hours out of NYC, drivng past stuck people like it was nothing. And I was following another Jeep most of the way. An awsome little snow convoy.
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Just curious about the snow wheeling. Why is that such a good time? I live in SoCal, so we don't see a any snow, but releatives in Denver, so a trip of the rockies could be in order.
It's clean and it's always different which is what makes it challenging.. 2 things that make snow wheeling both fun and difficult.. 1. The hight.. and 2. The weight.. More water in the snow the heavier/more packed it is.. Stock Jeep with good tires 3ft of light powder.. your gonna have alot of fun blowing through that.. 3ft of wet packed snow and you got a locked and loaded Jeep your gonna get stuck if you aren't able to stay on top of the snow.. Presuming the now is deep enough.. You'll be high centered on your axles and just spining if you try to attack the heavier snow the same way you try to drive through the same depth powerd dry snow..

You want real fun when it comes to snow wheeling.. Wait for a few snow falls, snow melt, refreeze, then more snow sequences.. That is ultimate you better air down and crawling on top snow wheeling.. Any spin of the tires and your SOL..

In short there is no more difficult terrain to wheel then snow as it is always changing thus changing on how you wheel it. It really is the defintion of good clean fun
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Snow is just about the best--fun drives and never clean it off-





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my mustang wouldn't have gotten through that snow. LOL

I know, your prob. looking for horses, not cars.
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I like forest trails that are rock and packed dirt with some water crossings. Not a fan of straight up goopy mud that gets thrown all over the jeep but i don't mind a little.
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Rocks, no mud.
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Mud from my last outting destroyed my speakers. Dislike mud. Love rocks and snow. No power for sand
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Snow is awsome because it doesnt break anything and melts off

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Old 05-18-2012, 10:19 PM   #43
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Hahahahaha nice

Id like to bet money everybodys climbed the huge snow piles in parking lots, its awsome to do. Now I cant wait till next year to get a pic of that

And I love that color, you paint it yourself?
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Old 05-18-2012, 10:34 PM   #44
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rocks hurt body, mud hurts organs,,,, lots of rocks in co!! I vote rocks any day!
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up here in new england we have muddy rocks and rocks with mud. no gitting away form it.
Agreed
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While I have made bad decisions about wheeling without a frame...all it took was a huge mud pit at GRNF and I was done. Stuff hit me in the eyes every time I went under it to replace something for almost 6 years.

I am framed again, so it's all okay now. Carry on.

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Neither - I'll stick to the more passable trails and two-tracks, and save the getting stuck and breaking crap for the kids.
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Hahahahaha nice

Id like to bet money everybodys climbed the huge snow piles in parking lots, its awsome to do. Now I cant wait till next year to get a pic of that

And I love that color, you paint it yourself?

The body parts that are not green I painted. And yes, there are some. But that green is a factory color.
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I like mud and rocks. But I'll go with mud for now. I'm still rather new off roading, so I'm slowly working my way up and up in the rock world.
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While I have made bad decisions about wheeling without a frame...all it took was a huge mud pit at GRNF and I was done. Stuff hit me in the eyes every time I went under it to replace something for almost 6 years.

I am framed again, so it's all okay now. Carry on.


Aprils fools day a little late? A cherokee wheeling? I am not buying that mess.
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The body parts that are not green I painted. And yes, there are some. But that green is a factory color.
Never seen that factory green, I like it alot. Tempted to paint mine that color or a similar color
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Destroyed a windshield driving through the mud. The mud going up and down with the windshield wipers (it was raining) scratched the glass to where there were rainbows in the glass. Here where I wheel, our mud is a acidic clay that does not come off, and it stains EVERYTHING. I stay as far away from it as I can.
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Rocks is the current trend... but I prefer casual trailrides myself
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I love a good mud session. In so Cal where I'm at there's tons of avocado orchard and strawberry fields that me and my buddies tear up. Its a blast and gets very technical. Plus the chicks love it! Yea its a pain to clean if you let it sit for a week! In my opinion its the sand washes that get me the worst. I love em but they put a beating on the rig. I clean it right when I'm finished. Replace regrease etc. boys. You only live once!
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Never seen that factory green, I like it alot. Tempted to paint mine that color or a similar color


It is electric lime green. It is my second jeep this color. The first was not a factory color. The previous owner painted it. But a heads up, it may be a chick color. The only time I see a dud in a jeep this color is at rausch creek. Most are chicks. Mine is beat up enough and with enough replaced body panels I can pull it off.
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It is electric lime green. It is my second jeep this color. The first was not a factory color. The previous owner painted it. But a heads up, it may be a chick color. The only time I see a dud in a jeep this color is at rausch creek. Most are chicks. Mine is beat up enough and with enough replaced body panels I can pull it off.
Well Ive never even seen it in person. But I do get what your sayin
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Well Ive never even seen it in person. But I do get what your sayin

It is straight green. I have 3 of them in my neighborhood. All driven by chicks. Mine stands out by the fact that I have not washed the body in abotu 3 years, and I have larger than factory tires.
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I like mud! wooded trails logging road style mud, not just run through a field to get dirty mud.

You encounter fallen trees, wash outs, run off streams, and there are rocks out there where I go. The technical side of it increases with every rain storm.
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