? For off road - Jeep Wrangler Forum
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > WF Local > WF Local Forums for Your Region and State > Colorado Jeep Forum

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Reply
 
Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on WranglerForum.com
Old 03-25-2014, 11:58 PM   #1
Jeeper
 
blueguy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 56
? For off road

I will be moving down there in June and was wondering what is around ft Carson for trails, where is a good place to get parts down there, and lastly if there are any passes, permits that are required for the area
Hopefully I get to meet some of you guys when I show up

blueguy is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-26-2014, 12:42 AM   #2
Jeeper
 
BreckenridgeYJ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Breckenridge, CO
Posts: 615
Check out http://www.traildamage.com excellent resource to get you started! What kind of trails are you looking for and what is the capability of your jeep? Welcome to Colorado!

BreckenridgeYJ is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-26-2014, 07:26 AM   #3
Jeeper
 
blueguy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 56
Well it's a 2012 sport 2 door with a 4.5 in lift siting on 37 trail grapplers, front and rear bumpers and wench haven't changed axles but regeared it to 5.13. Looking it jest get out like a bit of all
blueguy is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-26-2014, 07:47 AM   #4
Jeeper
 
wanderlust's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: colorado springs
Posts: 1,249
Plenty of places near the springs
__________________
2012 JKUR dozer clear coat 6spd
mods.. lots of mods
wanderlust is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-26-2014, 07:53 AM   #5
Jeeper
 
wanderlust's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: colorado springs
Posts: 1,249
Oh ya, invest in some armor and front axle c gussets. Wheeling out here can be hard on your rig
__________________
2012 JKUR dozer clear coat 6spd
mods.. lots of mods
wanderlust is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-26-2014, 09:37 AM   #6
Jeeper
 
blueguy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 56
Was planing on it I'm surprised that I haven't messed the jeep up out in wa. That is why I was asking about good shops around there
blueguy is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-26-2014, 10:35 AM   #7
Jeeper
 
Corvette9210's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Posts: 178
Hey I'm at Carson to and Colorado jeep co is right near the springs good place good guys there are you running the Dana 30? If you are before you wheel it buy sleeves n gussets or you will bend it (ask me how I know haha) but there are a lot of good trails not far from here
Corvette9210 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-26-2014, 11:24 AM   #8
Jeeper
 
BrianTG's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Posts: 1,366
d30 with 37's.... i hope not.
BrianTG is online now   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-26-2014, 12:01 PM   #9
Jeeper
 
wanderlust's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: colorado springs
Posts: 1,249
You guys forget... On a jk the front axle d30 or d44 share every part but the center section and axle shafts. Other than that they are identical. Same tube size, same hub bearing, same knuckle, same ball joints, same c-knuckle.
But ya, you are flirting with having a pinion failure or axle shaft breakage. Not to mention the usual jk axle bend
__________________
2012 JKUR dozer clear coat 6spd
mods.. lots of mods
wanderlust is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-26-2014, 03:44 PM   #10
Jeeper
 
blueguy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 56
That's why I'm saving for a Dana 60
blueguy is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-26-2014, 07:16 PM   #11
Moderator

WF Supporting Member
::WF Moderator::
 
Sinister6's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Colorado Springs
Posts: 4,504
HOW you wheel plays a huge role in whether things break. Sure sometimes things "just" break but if you're heavy on the skinny pedal or "show off" you're more likely to have damage.

A buddy has been running 37's on D30 chromoly shafts for years without issues. As mentioned, proper armor, skids, dif covers also keep damage down. Look at RCV shafts too.
Welcome to CO! I'm sure we see you on some trails!
__________________
The Wolf is not concerned with the opinion of sheep.

MY BUILD: :
http://www.wranglerforum.com/f322/si...ad-235526.html
Sinister6 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-31-2014, 10:08 AM   #12
Winter Is Coming

WF Supporting Member
 
Oberst Hajj's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Colorado Springs
Posts: 802
Images: 7
Yep, lots of trails down this way and we are a pretty active group during the summer months.

__________________
____________________________
My JKUR likes to get high!
Oberst Hajj is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Jeep Wrangler Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




» Network Links
»Jeep Parts
» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:21 AM.



Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC