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Old 12-08-2012, 06:38 PM   #1
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New to jeeps

Checking in - will pick up my truck (01 sport on 33" duratracs) Tuesday. Cut my driving teeth in a lifted 77 scoutII, but have not done serious wheeling since then. Will have lots of questions, am sure. Looking forward to my first trail run!

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Old 12-08-2012, 07:37 PM   #2
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Hey Darin,


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Old 12-09-2012, 09:57 PM   #3
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Hey let's see some pics when you get it.

Just got mine last week
I'm from Lansing.
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Old 12-11-2012, 09:53 PM   #4
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Old 12-11-2012, 10:02 PM   #5
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Would love to get the Jeep out on some trails! Has anybody wheeled in Rausch Creek? We have no wheeling experience, would this be a good place to start?
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Old 12-11-2012, 10:07 PM   #6
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Very nice. And welcome.

If your interested in any wheeling spots near Detroit, let me know im in your area and know of some areas. See you around.
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Old 12-11-2012, 11:10 PM   #7
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Im with ya.. Im looking for some novice whellin spots near metro Detroit.
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Old 12-12-2012, 05:46 AM   #8
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Very nice. And welcome.

If you're interested in any wheeling spots near Detroit, let me know im in your area and know of some areas. See you around.
Thanks! I am interesting in wheelin' - but want to start slow because I'm not exactly sure what I have here; not sure of what diffs are in the jeep, or even the brand of lift. Haven't had these tires off-road either.

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Would love to get the Jeep out on some trails! Has anybody wheeled in Rausch Creek? We have no wheeling experience, would this be a good place to start?
Where's that near?

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Sounds good
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Old 12-13-2012, 10:04 AM   #9
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I'll be driving past Rausch creek between dec 26-28 and again jan 3-5 (not sure of exact dates) if anyone knows of anything going on i would love to join!
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Old 12-13-2012, 03:09 PM   #10
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Thanks! I am interesting in wheelin' - but want to start slow because I'm not exactly sure what I have here; not sure of what diffs are in the jeep, or even the brand of lift. Haven't had these tires off-road either.



Where's that near?



Sounds good
Rausch is near Pine Grove, PA . I think it is like one hour north of Harrisburg. I think I am going to check out the intro course they have: Off Roading 101. The Web site isn't great but, they have trail maps and a calendar for events. Looks like trails range from easy to super technical. They are on facebook too. They have some cool photos, looks fantastic.
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Old 12-13-2012, 03:11 PM   #11
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I'll be driving past Rausch creek between dec 26-28 and again jan 3-5 (not sure of exact dates) if anyone knows of anything going on i would love to join!

I don't know of anything on those dates, but looks like there is a Coal tour on Jan 6th. If you could draw out your trip just one more day, it may be worth checking out.
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Old 12-15-2012, 03:20 AM   #12
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Old 12-17-2012, 01:33 PM   #13
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So far I've enjoyed the truck. () - Feeling very confident; weather or the appocalypse, I think I can get where I need to be.
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Old 12-22-2012, 08:58 AM   #14
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I don't know of anything on those dates, but looks like there is a Coal tour on Jan 6th. If you could draw out your trip just one more day, it may be worth checking out.
What is the coal tour? Is it near the poconos?
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Old 12-27-2012, 10:41 PM   #15
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Ill be heading through Rauschcreek on the 3rd or 4th. Let me know if anyone is going around those dates.

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