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Old 11-11-2013, 07:35 AM   #1
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Rausch Creek trip 11-23-13

Hey everyone, planing another Rausch Creek trip for 11-23-13. Looking to meet up there 8-830 and talking about running greens and blues on the north side (extra $10). Chime in if interested!
(also posted over on the RC forums http://www.rc4x4.org/rcforum/index.p...c,20872.0.html)

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Old 11-11-2013, 10:23 AM   #2
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I'm rookie jeep enthusiast. What does running greens and blues mean. Is that the trail levels like skiing?

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Old 11-11-2013, 12:03 PM   #3
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Hi Hartz215,
Yes the colours are a rating system, green's 'easiest', blue is next level up. We have had a number of first times with us on past trips and with 1 exception everyone made it home with nothing major in stock jeeps. (and the exception wasnt THAT bad, check out the 11-2 trip thread Rausch Creek trip 11-2-13)
Rookies always welcome.
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Old 11-11-2013, 05:40 PM   #4
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I may be able to make it this trip. I'll let you know as it gets closer. The exception to no one taking damage but me was due to my line. If you see the picture don't let that keep you from going. It was my own fault and nothing to expect from the greens or blues.
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Old 11-11-2013, 07:52 PM   #5
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I will most likely be there again. I might be bringing two other Jeeps with me. I will let you know for sure as the date gets closer.
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Would a stock TJ on 30" with no lift be able to do the trails or do I need bigger tires
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Old 11-13-2013, 05:42 PM   #7
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Would a stock TJ on 30" with no lift be able to do the trails or do I need bigger tires
You will be fine on the green trails. You might need a little extra spotting if we encounter some rocks because the TJ oil pans sit pretty low. Other than that, it's a Jeep and extremely capable even in stock form. Plus, your break over angle is so much better than the JKU guys like me.
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Old 11-13-2013, 05:45 PM   #8
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This is my favorite photo from the last outing.
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if i manage to get everything wrapped up by then id like to go. have yet to go to rc and we've been in area for about a year.
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Old 11-13-2013, 09:49 PM   #10
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We had a great time on the last trip. I hope all you guys can come. The guys that were there last time had a great time. Hoping to run the NE side and hit the 30's blue trails. Can't wait, all my new rear suspension parts are here except my shocks, just need to get them on.

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Only one I got of mine last trip
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Some others I got
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Rausch Creek

Hey everyone, Thanks for a good time last visit to RC. I may be able to attend. Have to wait till we get a little closer.

there is also a Toys for Tots run in Indiana, Pa at Scrubgrass. This is a little closer for me ( 1Hr ) comming up on the 15 th of DEc. check out their web site.

Thanks for the heads up. I do appreciate this info.

Have a good one.
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It looks like there are a few that are looking to run mostly greens and some that want to hit the blues, if your on the bubble about whether to run blues (for any reason) please drop me a PM. we MIGHT be splitting into two smaller groups up at RC. You don't have to commit one way or the other till then but hoping to get an idea who wants to run more greens.
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Now I have to do a wheel bearing on top of springs and control arms so its going to be a busy weekend for me. Not sure if ill make it but if everything goes smooth shouldnt be a issue
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Some others I got
Was this on the "other" side property ... The one that cost 10 more?
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Old 11-20-2013, 12:35 AM   #17
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yes, they were taken on the NE side, but I think this trip will on the main side, not 100% sure yet
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Old 11-24-2013, 11:07 AM   #18
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Had a great trip guys, hope you did aswell. here are the pics (sorry there not as good as last time)
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if anyone has some they want to share drop me a line and ill get them posted.
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Any winter trips being planned? I have been keeping myself entertained by parking on snow mountains in parking lots

Tim - how has your new setup been in the snow?
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Hey Rick, Sorry paying no attention. No winter trips planned, i am recovering from shoulder surgery so it will be march before im ready to go up again and i haven't heard anything from anyone else.
I have had 0 problems in the snow, i have 250lb of sand in the back and have driven up hills with people spun out all over with no issue. just been loving it.

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