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Old 10-02-2010, 09:55 PM   #1
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Finally got to do some real wheelin in the JK today

Well today was the Fall Festival at Superlift Offroad Park in Hot Springs Arkansas. I went with two friends of mine, one who has an 07 wrangler rubicon and the other has a 70s model jimmy thats a dedicated crawler that is so awesome. Anyways I figured I was gonna get my you know what kicked in the dirt, but I kept up with them all day. I was advised to not steer away from twos because my jk couldn't handle threes (this park is rated 1-5, 1 being almost no 4wd needed, and 5 being near impossible even in dedicated crawlers), well they were wrong.

My jk went everywhere my buddies rubicon did, and with ease. I didn't even bother to disco. I guess 2 inches of lift, 33's and my rugged ridge xhd was just enough to keep up with my buddies stock rubicon. I actually suprised my buddy that has the Jimmy, he has an 04 rubicon, and is a very competent off roader, and he told me that his 04 has trouble making it up some of the trails that I did with ease. 3's and a couple of 4's all day. JK's are the real deal, just as capable as they have always been. OH btw, I have an 07 jk 2door with an auto tranny, and ran in 4 low for over 4 hours and had absolutely no issues with overheating. God I love my jeep.

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Old 10-02-2010, 10:51 PM   #2
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Sounds like a great time! Congrats on the success, but c'mon you know someone's going to ask for pics.

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Old 10-02-2010, 11:54 PM   #3
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Old 10-03-2010, 06:23 AM   #4
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Yep JK's are very capable.I had the same set up as you before and only problem i had was high centering.Sometimes no matter what line you pick you still run into problems but for the most part it can tackle almost anything.
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Where are the pics???
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Old 10-03-2010, 11:22 AM   #6
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^ KBR97 please change your avatar...I can't take it any longer.
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Old 10-03-2010, 12:52 PM   #7
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nope...cant do it.

It was issued to me by an admin on the site.
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Old 10-03-2010, 01:10 PM   #8
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Didn't get alot of pictures, but I'll post a couple. I was more concerned about wheelin than stopping to take pics.

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A pretty rough part of one of the trails rated at a 3.

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Old 10-03-2010, 05:40 PM   #9
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I got some videos too but i need to compress them a bit, will upload later
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nope...cant do it.

It was issued to me by an admin on the site.
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