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Old 01-21-2013, 04:20 PM   #1
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First offroad trip was trouble free

Thanks to all the great info on this forum my first off road trip to Tucson went trouble free. I posted a few pics on the trail forum. I hauled it out in an enclosed car hauler...but due to family issues with the driver of the truck pulling it, I ended up driving all the way back to central Illinois. For anyone who has not done that I suggest never to try it. Imagine a 4 inch lifted rubicon on 33 inch K2 tires from Tucson to Central Illinois. Not fun, but there was no alternative. But I did it without incident.
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Old 01-21-2013, 05:25 PM   #2
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Post up some pics or it didn't happen.

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Old 01-22-2013, 06:58 AM   #3
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^^agreed! and what's so bad about driving a lifted jeep on 33's? isn't that still DD worthy?
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Old 01-22-2013, 08:10 PM   #4
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Oh it happened. And I'll tell you it's one he'll of a drive from Arizona to central Illinois.
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Too clean.
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Looks fun. Where in Tucson did you go? Where is that snow??
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Old 01-22-2013, 09:42 PM   #7
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Looks fun. Where in Tucson did you go? Where is that snow??
The snow is the back road up mount lemon
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The snow is the back road up mount lemon
It's open? I thought it was closed for winter.
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It's open? I thought it was closed for winter.
We went around one of the gates, and someone had cut the lock( not us) on the other.
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Old 01-22-2013, 09:47 PM   #10
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Too clean.
You should have seen it the day we left.
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Very cool pictures. I went to Mount Lemon when my dad lived in Tuscon. It was long before I knew Arizona was way more diverse than just a desert. I was blown away.
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Congrats on your first trail excursion - once you get hooked, your hooked. Nice looking Jeeps, but next time try to get a little dirt and mud on them, ...., at least make it look like you went off-roading.
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Old 01-23-2013, 12:40 AM   #13
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We went around one of the gates, and someone had cut the lock( not us) on the other.
Aw well I'm sure they fixed it by now.
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That "family" member would be off my Christmas card list permanently.....

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