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Old 02-24-2013, 11:08 AM   #31
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...love water crossings any time!
Yeah, clean water is good...Can't wait for the dunes to open back up.


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Old 02-24-2013, 12:05 PM   #32
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Iv been to the dunes once a few years ago. But I was hiking the dunes with friends. Iv wanted to take the jeep down there ever since.
Is it a fun trail? Also I heard you can drive on the back of the dunes is this true?

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Old 02-24-2013, 12:09 PM   #33
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So I just watched the video. That's a ton of water crossings!
Also where did you find the waterproof intake cover? That was pretty neat iv never seen one before and I'm honestly getting sick of cleaning mud outa mine...
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Old 02-24-2013, 12:16 PM   #34
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Yeah, clean water is good...Can't wait for the dunes to open back up.

Have you done this trail yet? It is awesome with like 12 water crossing. Did it last summer so they weren't very deep being so dry. There was no water at dunes.
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Old 02-24-2013, 12:42 PM   #35
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Have you done this trail yet? Did it last summer so they weren't very deep being so dry.
Well Yeah... that's the video we made from last year. Ya gotta go as soon as the forest service opens the trail, and make use of the run off.

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Is it a fun trail? Also where did you find the waterproof intake cover?
It's not a challenging trail, but real fun, We'll have to get you in on the next run this spring.

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Old 02-24-2013, 12:47 PM   #36
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O lol sorry. Wasn't aware it was your video guess I should have watched it before asking. I definitely want to run this trail again. Let me know when you go.
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Old 02-24-2013, 01:07 PM   #37
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This thread is funny, made me laugh.
I'll take a little of everything please. Moderation, right?
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The threads get outta hand easily lol
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Old 02-24-2013, 01:09 PM   #39
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Except for the getting hit part I shiould add. I don't think I'd be too civil if someone did that to me and I caught him/her...
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Old 02-24-2013, 01:26 PM   #40
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I'll take a little of everything please. Moderation, right?
We're still on track with the OP's quest to select the right fenders that look cool, but are effective against slinging mud and water.
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Old 02-24-2013, 01:48 PM   #41
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I can only ACCURATELY answer OP question based on my experience. I have the BS Flatflares. IMO if you get in a lot of tight rocks or woods trees, you MAY want to look for something else.

On my '04 TJ I "almost" ripped off the passenger side flare. I did knock it loose, tore of passenger side rear view mirror, pushed the radio anntena into the windshield frame hard enough to remove paint, and have scrap marks on my hood from the tree.

Now to explain what happened so maybe you can understand the damage.....it was rainy, slick muddy hill tight area with a right hand off camber slopes to the right turn at the top.

I get to the top, start the turn, loose traction slide over and into the tree with the rock rail striking tree first. I can not go forward at all and the hill (off camber) is holding me against the tree. My only option is reverse and turn the wheels hoping that I can pull away from the tree enough to not rip everything off.

It worked kinda......only thing needed replaced was passenger side mirror. It was in 2 pieces. The scuffs on the hood windshield frame and rock rails no big deal.

Got some Black automotive trim glue and "reapplied" the front fender flare. Took longer to find the stuff than it did to glue it back on...and yes it shows it has been "tweaked" but most people wouldn't notice right away.

I like my Bushwakers...someone mentioned if I would have had hard tube fenders I would have been "fine" except all the weight and force would have been transferred to a solid object (Tube fender) instead of a flexible one. (Plastic flare)

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