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Old 10-09-2013, 01:49 PM   #31
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Anybody here interested in a trip to Silver Lake this weekend? Or maybe just some two-tracks around Whitehall? PM me if serious. Thanks.
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Old 10-17-2013, 07:51 AM   #32
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This thread when it started was looking good. For those of you that have never been to silver lake take a good look at the picture on there information page it really looks like that. They have sucked the fun out of that, everyone needs to try it at least once but it's a zoo. Way to many rules and tickets if you get to crazy or even think crazy.
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Old 10-20-2013, 09:34 AM   #33
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At Silver Lake, I'm pretty sure the rules/enforcement are there to keep people from killing themselves and others. It's still fun if you play by the rules.

As for the crowds, you can avoid them by avoiding busy summer holidays and weekends. I was there twice this year. First time was in early August and we took a couple extra days to avoid the weekend. Came and went on the dunes as I pleased all day Thursday and Friday, no problems. Good sized crowd but never too much to find a good parking spot on the beach or to watch the sunset from the top of a hill.

Second time was over Columbus Day weekend and there wasn't many people there at all. Saturday had a decent showing but by Sunday afternoon, looked like there might have been only a dozen full sized vehicles out there and a handful of ATVs. Not bad at all if you can avoid the big crowded times.

It's just a day trip from the Grand Rapids area so if I lived by you guys, I'd be out there all the time.
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Old 10-20-2013, 10:34 AM   #34
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Early and late in the season its not uncommon for there to be less than 20 vehicles on the dunes total, even on the weekends. There are still plenty of days every season where they dont bother using vouchers because there arent enough people there to worry about it. My friends and I typically avoid memorial day weekend, labor day weekend, and the weekends on either side of 4th of July. Sometimes its fun to go on those weekends just to watch people doing stupid stuff though, too.
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Old 11-02-2013, 11:05 AM   #35
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I am looking for 2 tracks or at least some fun roads in newago. Any suggestions???
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Old 11-02-2013, 11:28 PM   #36
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This is 88th street in newago.
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Old 12-07-2013, 04:55 PM   #37
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Looking for nice YJ wrangler For Sale anybody got one ? $2000-2500. approx I'm in Grand Rapids, Michigan Area 49509
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Old 05-17-2014, 01:11 PM   #38
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I am a new Jeep owner as of last April. I am looking for some trails around the Jenison/Grand Rapids area and some people to show me the ropes.
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Old 10-03-2014, 05:05 PM   #39
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a great jeep club is wicked jeeps check them out on face book
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Old 01-06-2015, 11:30 AM   #40
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I'm from jenison also. Been hanging with the Michigan Jeep Owners group. Look us up on Facebook.

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Old 01-06-2015, 11:53 AM   #41
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FYI: Wicked jeeps just opened up a West Michigan chapter
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Old 02-03-2015, 07:29 AM   #42
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Jenison here as well. I have heard of some decent roads to play on down in allegan. Does anyone know exactly where those are?
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Old 04-07-2015, 02:31 PM   #43
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Im in downtown GR.

There are some nice trails in the Dorr area on 34th street just south of Diamond Springs golf course.
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Old 05-01-2015, 12:16 PM   #44
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a great jeep club is wicked jeeps check them out on face book
Yes we've got a West Michigan chapter centered out of Muskegon and the original chapter is centered around Kzoo/GR area as well as the Southeast Chapter...more information can be found on our site (with links to our Facebook pages etc)

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Old 05-07-2015, 02:30 PM   #45
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In hudsonville/jenison area here.
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Old 05-17-2015, 06:35 PM   #46
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Jenison here!

Anyone in the area any good with tuning a carb? I have an '80 CJ5 with the Iron Duke and Rochester carb. Can't get it running. It's been sitting since the fall. More than happy to pay you!
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Old 09-12-2015, 01:22 PM   #47
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Just picked up our Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon - we're in Rockford area.
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Old 04-27-2016, 08:07 AM   #48
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I recently got back into jeeps and now have a 78 cj5 with a 360 and 3 speed. I know there are some nice built jeeps in my town of lowell so i know there has to be plenty in grand rapids. Iwas wondering if there were any clubs or meeting in this area? If theres enough people who are interested in a club but there is not one i would be very interested in starting one if theres enough intrest.
I'm in Caledonia, I would be interested if there was a jeep club or even just a more local meet-up.
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Anyone from the GR area heading to the blessing tomorrow?

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