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seattle_jk 06-19-2012 12:45 AM

Cross country in JK, seattle to nashville
 
Started my big journey today. Got off to a late start, but got into SE Oregon. Avg 19mpg, not bad!! Next is through Idaho, part of Utah, and Wyoming for tomorrow.

It's loaded to the top with a bunch of stuff. At 70 on flat ground 20.3, then the wind and hills hit.

It's awesome. Puts a whole new spin on road trips!.

Baby Huey 06-19-2012 07:41 AM

Whats REALLY neat is you can turn Left or Right and get off the highway and explore along your way...See some country.
Have fun on your trip, we had to cancel our trip to Nashville this year. "BH"

Vroooom 06-19-2012 07:47 AM

Sounds like a beautiful journey.
Long-Live the American road trip!

Keep Moving Forward 06-19-2012 09:19 AM

Good luck and have fun! I'm subscribing in case you put up any updates because I have a similar length trip coming up. Any pointers or insights? I'll be travelling from the East coast of Canada to the Grand Canyon, so any info you have on long distance Jeep trips would be appreciated!

seattle_jk 06-20-2012 09:19 AM

Thanks all!! Going well so far. 19.6mpg and that's after crossing the great divide. Running smooth at 73-75mph. Wind hampers it a lot and in Wyoming was getting blown all over the road. All and all I have made several of these trips and the Jk is pretty comfortable!

Onward to Missouri.

SJ. 06-20-2012 09:28 AM

Your view is about to change drastically, lol.

I've made that drive before, fun stuff.

BirdsOfJay 06-20-2012 10:08 AM

Pictures, my man, pictures! Let's see that countryside for us poor folks who live in the bayou and only see swamps and marshlands :(


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