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JadeRunner
04-02-2006, 08:42 AM
Wow, what a great day. 38 rigs with two really cool FJ Cruisers tackling stuff only few stock rigs could handle. Even some veteran club members came out with some damage. The trail was demanding.

Stand by for story's, pictures and videos.

Shark Bait
04-02-2006, 10:43 AM
Thank you, Scott, for leading the run! :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

I had a great time, it was good showing, sounds like Nathaniel & crew made it out and home, finally. :thumb: Can't wait to see everyone's :photo: .

Three Wheel Ben
04-02-2006, 11:24 AM
Here is a link to some of the pics we took. (hope it works)

http://photoshow.comcast.net/b.ashcraft

ignore the corny music - apparantly this is free with comcast and figured it would be easier than uploading the photos.

Had a great time. Special thanks to Robbie and Dan for helping out with reseating the bead on my tire. Can't think of a better way to spend April fools day.

ben :D

PS little one took the l/c on the tree pic and it turned out very cool.

Kipper
04-02-2006, 11:34 AM
That was a long, fun day. I'm looking forward to the full report from Daniel, Kevin, and everyone that stayed back to get his rig going again. I also didn't make it home with my camera, and I believe I left it on Daniel's tailgate. It's a Kodak, please let me know if anyone found it.

(`._.[xtr3m3]._.)
04-02-2006, 12:18 PM
I had a great time. Good pics Ben. I thought I was driving the 40. :lmao:

Thanks for the trip guys.

nakman
04-02-2006, 12:20 PM
Ben, great pics!! I especially like the one of the "human wall" forcing Kipper to take the harder line..

nuclearlemon
04-02-2006, 12:38 PM
That was a long, fun day. I'm looking forward to the full report from Daniel, Kevin, and everyone that stayed back to get his rig going again. I also didn't make it home with my camera, and I believe I left it on Daniel's tailgate. It's a Kodak, please let me know if anyone found it.
yes, nathaniel's got it. he'll bring it to the meeting.

Groucho
04-02-2006, 12:49 PM
Mad props go out to the folks who helped me get going again.

:bowdown: Chris H and his wife for running to Salida to get the axle, :bowdown: Jon (green machine) for the chimichangas and :beer: , :bowdown: Daniel Markofski (sp?) for helping keep us awake at 2 (or was it 3)am, :bowdown: Kipper for his 24mm socket, gear oil and outer axle seal, and especially :bowdown: :bowdown: Ige and :bowdown: :bowdown: Kevin for carting me and my parts and Kenosha up and back on the trail to all hours of the night while constantly keeping morale up, even when we thought it was hopeless.

Thank you guys very very much. I will post some pics of the axle torn apart in the dark with it snowing later. I gotta get back to bed.

P.S.--Kipper I have your camera. Will bring it to the meeting.

Inukshuk
04-02-2006, 01:17 PM
I was home at 3:30 AM (but 4:30 after the time change). Up for 22 hours either way (OK I did catch some winks in teh back of the truck by the campfire). Great run and great handling of a major trail breakage. Sure exciting (but not fun) to see Ige fishtailing down HWY 285 at 2AM in the snow and ice (yes it snowed). But two shims from a Pringles can later the tie rod ends were tight enough to get home (somebody give her some 80 series tie rod ends!).

Jon and Kevin - hope you are home by now and that it wasn't too cold last night.

Seldom Seen
04-02-2006, 01:22 PM
We had a totally Toyota day:thumb: Thanks to every one.:beer:

Chef
04-02-2006, 01:32 PM
Damn that looks like fun!
I spent the weekend on a recon run for the TornadoAlley TLCA 30th Anniv celebration run, check the TAC forum at the ihmud clubhouse for details if you care to, and try to come play out here in the fall...

wesintl
04-02-2006, 01:35 PM
Epic trip. :) Thanks again Brian for helping me out and getting power back and looking out for me on the way home.

bh4rnnr
04-02-2006, 01:42 PM
Glad you guys mad it home o.k :thumb: . Long fun day. Got to drive both Fj's. Was impressed on how well they handled off road. Cool to see that even though there was 38 vehicles, every one was set up for the trail. Thanks Scott for leading the run. I posted these in the staging are, but figured they should go in the completed section. Going to work on downloading the rest now...... Post more later :beer:

Seldom Seen
04-02-2006, 01:56 PM
Epic trip. :) Thanks again Brian for helping me out and getting power back and looking out for me on the way home.

No worries, I'm glad you made it back. You've got my #, gimme a call if you want to get your CB ant tuned up.

Shark Bait
04-02-2006, 02:09 PM
:Princess: took the wheel of the pig and drove about half the trail. Wow, she did awesome!! I think she had a much better time once she was driving!! :lmao:

Kipper
04-02-2006, 02:36 PM
P.S.--Kipper I have your camera. Will bring it to the meeting.

Thanks Nathaniel! I figured one of you guys had it. So was the Detroit a total PIA to get apart or what?

...still kicking myselft for forgetting that spare longside axle :rant: I won't leave without that hunk of steel again.

treerootCO
04-02-2006, 02:38 PM
Great run for sure. 38 vehicles was a big turnout and Matt was thinking we may have beat the snow run record. Keeping a big group like that moving can difficult but everything worked out fine. I think the hardest part was the crack were Nathaniel broke his axle. Glad everyone was able to make it and having the FJ crew there made it really cool. Thank you Scott for leading. Here are my pics and the pics Ian took:

www.root45.com/gallery3 (http://www.root45.com/gallery3/main.php?g2_view=core.ShowItem&g2_itemId=5032)

ginericLC
04-02-2006, 02:48 PM
Looks like you all had fun. Pretty cool to see all the different LC models. I wish we had weather like that. All we have been getting is freezing cold or rain. That and high winds. I can't wait for CM.

Seldom Seen
04-02-2006, 02:55 PM
Few more

treerootCO
04-02-2006, 03:27 PM
we'll call this one, "always listen to your spotter" :D
I really was trying to turn toward the passenger side :o

http://www.aspenstand.com/videos/chinamans1.mpg

part2

http://www.aspenstand.com/videos/chinamans2.mpg

the popping noise was the tires hitting the bib...

Inukshuk
04-02-2006, 04:24 PM
And thanks to Wes for leaving the rescue crew engine burritos (all were eaten) and Robbie for water and food. Plus Perry for the extra jacket which came in handy sleeping on the back seat.

Of course Green Machine for the fizzy beverage at the campfire!

treerootCO
04-02-2006, 05:52 PM
A few more vids.

Robbie in the FJ Cruiser and the wedge:

http://www.aspenstand.com/videos/robbie1.zip

and Joe going up whale rock:

http://www.aspenstand.com/videos/cts.mpg

I went out and checked the underside of the 40. This is the only damage that I am aware of...

Beater
04-02-2006, 06:16 PM
thanks to all !

Cheers

Beater
04-02-2006, 07:52 PM
WHAT a day.

So I leave the house around 7:00am to get to the trailhead by 9:30am. At the fort, I run into Neil who's trying to load his pig on somones trailer. I stop to say hi, and end up helping with a bent trailer hinge pin. Back on the road, I meet up with lexus ben and Hans on 285. Ben then decides to show off his horsepower and leaves me in the dust.

Get to the trail head after getting 9mpg! and fill up. Tail gun the trail and spot when needed. When through the first entry chutes with no problem, only to make a :o of myself on whale rock.

Then Romer moves my truck and I felt like :kipper: because I couldn't find it. After we get going with me in the front of the last group, my dog decides to go visit Uncle Ben at the end of the group, and we had to wait for his butt (skyler's) to catch up.

Then we get to the big hill and nathanial does his best dana 30 imitation and busts a rear axle. Did I mention that it's now 5pm? I head down to bridge the radio gap between the mid and rear group only to loose contact with the end group after we find out that it's a broken axle.

Head down the hill, hatfield runs for an axle in salida, and Dan and I make :campfire: and solicit food for everyone so I don't have to give up my last sammich! Dan and I cook the chimis, and hatfield shows up with the axle.

Time is now around 8:30pm!

Uncle Ben, Ige and Nathaniel come down (leaving the 3 legged 60 on the hill) to find :beer: , hot chimis, and a axle waiting on them. They go back up the hill, (oh, did I mention that it has now snowed twice?) and proceed to fix the 60.

Axle goes in at around 10:30pm, and Kevin hits :campfire: at around 11:45. I fall asleep in the tent, only to be woke up by my whimpering dog, as he is shivering like crazy, and wants in my sleeping bag. Back to the truck to get him warm and catch some more z's. Kevin and I hit buena vista around 8am to get MASSIVE breakfast burritos, and head out. I stop to air up at the truckstop and have to laugh as the sign flashes "welcome rising sun 4 wheel drive club".

So I head back 285, only to see the guy that was hauling spidey and his own rigs trailer on the side of the road. WTH?

It's 11:00am the sunday now.. Will this run EVER end?

So I pull over to see that they had a FLAT on the trailer. Help out what likttle I could, as he was almost done. Said they had left the trailer and went home in the Ram, and come back this morning.

I hit denver at 12:30pm....

JadeRunner
04-02-2006, 09:03 PM
Way to go John! You were extremely helpful on the trail, and very well prepared.

In fact, everyone from our club was well prepared, willing to help and respectful. The Cruiser team
told me they were very happy with the way this event went for such a large group on a trail like this.

Kipper
04-02-2006, 09:20 PM
hijack - Red_Chilli - I came across this while admiring pics of your totally sweet runner. it looks like your u-bolts are loose here? maybe thats just the way they fit around the axles on runner? :dunno:

Romer
04-02-2006, 09:33 PM
On the trailer that was hauling Spidey. Matt Farr, Chris & jennette and I saw them and pulled over. Their trailer had a flat and they had no spare. Spidey was going to go home and the other guys said they had it covered. They would either drive the 40 home and come back with a spare or wait till morning and get the tire fixed.


BTW John - I asked you before I moved your truck.

I had a great time. Still need to learn to go slower than I do at some things. There are time for momentum and times for crawling :blah:

Thanks eevryone for putting this on. Next time we will need some dynamite for that last obstacle.

powderpig
04-02-2006, 10:23 PM
Thanks to all that showed up to this event. It is fun to see so many trucks on the trail at the same time. I do know that many did get to drive a new FJ, but many did not. Hopefully we(the fj team) will see the many that did not get drive the FJ at some event soon(moab, ghost town run, easter j**p safari, rubicon). Thanks Scott for leading the event and putting up with the FJ crew on the trail. You guys rock. I did have lots of fun driving the FJ and giving others the chance to drive this brand new truck on a hard trail.
I am sorry that Grocho broke a axle, and other did some minor body damage. We all learned stuff on the trail to take away with us. For me is that the crusier community is fun, interesting and giving. I am privilaged to be part of this community. Thanks much Robbie

wesintl
04-02-2006, 10:45 PM
FJ badge photo :D

Seldom Seen
04-02-2006, 11:19 PM
Doin' a little "rock crawling" :lmao: :lmao: :lmao: :lmao: :lmao: :lmao: :lmao:

JadeRunner
04-02-2006, 11:33 PM
The FJ team pictures we got are great! Here are two.

It was really fun wheelin' the FJ Cruiser. I drove it up the middle line on Whale Rock. I was only in the FJ about minute before I ripped that skid plate up. On the first picture, you can see the rock that yanked through the the back two bolts of the front skid. It was hanging down on the rest of the run and would catch on a rock in reverse. The FJ actually felt like it had less clearence than my my 2000 Runner felt when it was stock. But the newer traction control and locker really made it hook up. Even with the 32" AT's.

Put a lift on that thing and it's gonna wheel like crazy.

JadeRunner
04-03-2006, 12:07 AM
More pictures...

Nay
04-03-2006, 12:14 AM
Awesome run...my whole family had an absolute blast. Michelle ( :Princess: ) got to drive the silver FJ Cruiser for the last run of the day for about 20 minutes...pretty cool to go from passenger seat nerves up the first rock garden to driving a new rig at the end of the day.

We accomplished a few goals in testing out some of the limits of an 80 on OME and 33's, getting it properly broken in (little quarter panel lean on the double slab tree :D ), and getting the young ones excited about a day on the trail so we can start getting out more often :cheers: .

Thanks to the FJ team as well...we thought it was a real privilege to have them out with us...and of course glad to hear everybody got home safe :beer: .

Nay

Shark Bait
04-03-2006, 12:17 AM
Here are some more of my pics.

Hulk
04-03-2006, 02:22 AM
What a day. I was sick all day Friday and got a late start on Saturday morning. Made it to the truckstop about 10:30, gassed up, and started looking for the trail based on Yoder's cell phone directions. Finally found the turnoff in the prison area and met up with Uncle Ben at the same time. The two of us aired down and scorched through the first section of the trail, only to find we didn't have too far to go to catch up with the massive group!

We were vehicles 28 and 29. Sometime after we showed up, Daryl and Neil (Spiderlegs) O'Malley showed up in their 40s. That made 31 trucks. Then a bit later, Joe Calleja showed up with a huge contingent of his own -- 7 trucks in all, including several really nice 40s that I had never seen before. That made 38 for the day.

The group was so large and spread out along the trail that the folks at the front were visible only in legend by the time we came through the trail. I saw Steve Crase once, and never laid eyes on his truck. Same thing with Bill Morgan.

Yoder rock was lots of fun. Treeroot did a crazy line (http://www.root45.com/gallery3/main.php?g2_view=core.ShowItem&g2_itemId=5353&g2_GALLERYSID=3dd2a9c6866fbae25b774ec882af1d2e) that had his front axle at an extreme angle (future cover shot for Toyota Trails, I say). Both Ige and I made it over with some excellent spotting from Root and Uncle Ben. Then SpiderLegs put on a crazy show for us, which is really what we encourage -- and of course, he's more than willing.

We saw three guys from the CTS group do the difficult extreme left side of whale rock. Joe in his bobbed truck and one of the other guys in a very similar truck made it look easy. Then Joe's son did it in a sprung-over FJ40. When he got his front tires up on the rock, we put a strap on his front bumper. Twelve guys pulled him towards the rock face as he clawed his way to the top -- kind of like a reverse "White Knuckle," for those of you who've done "Behind The Rocks" in Moab. We were all impressed that he made it up in his 40!

The hardest spot on the trail ended up being that off-camber climb with the holes at the bottom. Nathaniel snapped the long side rear axle on his 60 on this obstacle. We pulled him to the top of the hill and got him snugly off the trail and in a good position to work on the truck. He started pulling the diff apart while others continued attempting to make it up this nasty section. The group was quick to offer a winch cable or strap after Nathaniel's mishap; no one wanted two broken vehicles. I took a strap from Kevin; Ige winched; Romer needed a bit of assistance; and there were others too.

With cell phones and CBs, we managed to get in touch with Merl from Classic Cruisers (http://www.classiccruisers.com/) down in Salida. He agreed to meet someone from the group to provide whatever parts were necessary. That person ended up being Chris Hatfield, since he was towards the front and nearly off the trail while the rest of us were cooling our jets at the top of the hill.

We still had a lot of people on the trail, and most of us weren't needed under Nathaniel's truck. We finally got the majority of the group moving again, with Hants from Colorado Springs leading us down. Yes, it's "Hants, rhymes with Pants." By the time we made it to the trailhead, where Green Machine and Markofsky were camped out waiting, it was completely dark. Some of the group immediately hit the road; others of us decided to go eat Mexican food at the Coyote Cantina. I led the group, and on the way out I hit a deer at about 40 mph! It jumped out in front of me, I slammed on the brakes, fishtailed all over the place, felt it go under the tires, clunk clunk! We pulled over; sure 'nuf, it was dead (broke neck). Hants and I dragged it off the road. The only damaged I can find is that it bent the crap out of my brand new Collector's 5-year license plate! That Cool Cruiser of Texas "Hell For Stout (http://store.yahoo.com/coolfj40/bumper.html)" bumper sure earned its name!

Coyote Cantina has Tommyknocker Nut Brown Ale, available by the pitcher, for future reference.

After dinner, we hit the road. Romer and I caught up with the Hatfields in the Pig. Just north of Fairplay, we made a small detour when we saw Spiderlegs and Daryl on the side of the road with a blown trailer tire. Considering they had three working vehicles between the two of them, we didn't stay long -- they weren't exactly stranded! Neil told us he was going to drive home in Spiderlegs (completely open with no top, windshield folded flat). It seemed crazy, but you know, he loves that truck.

I got to drive the FJ Cruiser once, and it was pretty cool. Robbie seemed very much in his element and was happy to let anyone take the wheel of his blue FJ (after signing the waiver of course). I never saw the silver FJ up in the front of the group! Robbie was the perfect choice for the FJ team; he gave me a quick primer on driving an IFS truck in the few minutes I was behind the wheel, and was really full of enthusiasm about the vehicle. He got a lot of guff from everyone about the weak looking skid plates -- I have a feeling that by the time we see him in Moab that will have been rectified.

We had two Toyota folks with us: Mary Ann from L.A. (who rode with Kipper most of the day) and Ally from Boulder (who rode with Wes, I think). Both of them had a great time and were pretty amazed at some of the crazy antics of the more built vehicle.

Good day. Lots of great people and Toyotas. Thanks to all for coming, and Scott for leading. I've been wanting to try this trail for the last several years. It's extremely scenic and a good challenge.

Beater
04-03-2006, 08:00 AM
BTW John - I asked you before I moved your truck.



I know. I just didn't realize how far you went - It's that tons of vehicles on the trail thing. If I recall, When you asked, I said would you please. It was just kinda funny how far up it was!


j

Groucho
04-03-2006, 08:11 AM
Here are the pics I have of the broken axle, and working in the "Dirt Shop".
Thanks again to Treeroot for the sandwiches, and Wes for the chimis.

powderpig
04-03-2006, 09:07 AM
Jeremy just showed me the e-photo shots on line and they look pretty good. Hope you enjoy the photos. catch you soon. later robbie

Beater
04-03-2006, 11:44 AM
slide show - chinaman's (http://www.risingsun4x4club.org/video/chinamans_2006_fj_cruiser_2.WMV)

bh4rnnr
04-03-2006, 12:00 PM
O.k, here is what I got so far. Need to recharge the battery so I can download the rest. About 140 pics taken :beer: .

bh4rnnr
04-03-2006, 12:02 PM
One more..

IanB
04-03-2006, 01:38 PM
I have a ton of pics but I'm on the east coast, Ill post them up when I get home.

Nemo
04-03-2006, 01:58 PM
Traveling this week for business, but have a bunch of photos I want to upload. Brought my camera with but I need to see how it will work with my work laptop. I had a blast this weekend playing and learning with a bunch of fun / responsible people. It is good to see everyone did finally make it down the hill. I have realized that I have done this trail some time ago in my last 96 LC no lockers and I can tell you lockers are the lazy mans dream come true. Big difference on some of these bumps in the road ;)

Hants
04-03-2006, 04:08 PM
It was a great trip! It was a huge group, and a little slow at times. Everyone kept a good attitude throughout. The FJ's were a hit, and seemed quite capable (even if I never saw the silver one, and only saw the blue one a couple times). Pretty impressive seeing them (near-stock) running along with rest of the built-out rigs.

Bummer about Nathaniel's axle, though. I'm glad he made it out OK (after a cold night on the mountain). It was good to see that everyone in the rear group made sure the rescue was all set up (parts, delivery, mechanical assistance, food, water, cold weather gear, rigs & drivers hanging with him to help, rigs & drivers hanging at trail-end to relay parts, etc.) before leaving the scene/trail.

I can now vouch for Slee's transfer case skidplate -- It WILL support the entire weight of an 80 :cool:

I'm not sure I could get it back on, though, if I remove it ! !:eek:

I cleaned a little of the powder coat off both virgin bumpers, and some more off the sliders, too. :thumb:

At this rate, I'll have a Beater Edition :Princess: by the end of the year :mad: :D

And the kids had a great time... grinning ear-to-ear in the morning with non-stop stores all through breakfast -- they're hooked for sure! :party:


!!:risingsun:

Nay
04-03-2006, 05:17 PM
I can now vouch for Slee's transfer case skidplate -- It WILL support the entire weight of an 80 :cool:

I'm not sure I could get it back on, though, if I remove it ! !:eek:



I can second that. I can also vouch for not being able to get off said skid plate when it is supporting the entire weight of an 80 :beer:

My older boys (ages 6 & 7) had a blast. At first they saw all the rigs and starting talking about running Old Chinaman's for their birthday parties. Then as we are heading up to the squeeze we hear "no, this is not what we are doing" as some adreneline kicked in...by the end of the day they were old pros and I've heard the question "when are we going back to Old Chinamans?" at least 20 times already.

Nay

Red_Chili
04-05-2006, 02:34 PM
hijack - Red_Chilli - I came across this while admiring pics of your totally sweet runner. it looks like your u-bolts are loose here? maybe thats just the way they fit around the axles on runner? :dunno:
Glad you are watching my back!
However, round U-bolts, square truss on axle underside, means air in places, snug fit in others. Some guys run square U-bolts to avoid this.
Since they are 5/8" (!!!) they have never lost torque though!

wesintl
04-06-2006, 05:29 PM
The Event pics are up on the Trail Team site. It's only a handful and only the FJ (I do spot treeroot in one) Cool none the less.

http://www.toyota.com/vehicles/minisite/fjbulletin/index.html?section=2.1&s_van=http://toyota.com/fjtrailteams&ref=
Click photos -> Trail Photo's -> TLCA Rising Sun Chapter Run

:)

Uncle Ben
04-06-2006, 05:37 PM
The Event pics are up on the Trail Team site. It's only a handful and only the FJ (I do spot treeroot in one) Cool none the less.

http://www.toyota.com/vehicles/minisite/fjbulletin/index.html?section=2.1&s_van=http://toyota.com/fjtrailteams&ref=
Click photos -> Trail Photo's -> TLCA Rising Sun Chapter Run

:)

Ya gotta first have the code to access the photos.

wesintl
04-06-2006, 05:46 PM
Nope.. click to the right, Trail Photos...

Uncle Ben
04-06-2006, 05:59 PM
Thanks Wes..... :rolleyes: couldn't have figured it out without ya! :o :hill:

Hulk
04-06-2006, 07:24 PM
From the pictures of the other events the same weekend, our run was the only event that actually featured wheeling.

But what the heck is this?

Convert
04-06-2006, 07:26 PM
Thanks Wes :bowdown: :bowdown: :thumb:

wesintl
04-06-2006, 07:27 PM
Definatly looks like we had the best time of the 3 events :)

Nay
04-06-2006, 07:29 PM
From the pictures of the other events the same weekend, our run was the only event that actually featured wheeling.

But what the heck is this?

East Coast wheeling?

Inukshuk
04-07-2006, 09:42 AM
Yeah - but in IL they got to drive through a culvert with some old guy sporting a really cool beard.....

JadeRunner
04-07-2006, 10:55 AM
And they named the one event a Rock Crawl? Which meant stacking rocks and putting a tire on it. Those poor FJ Drivers must be dying to wheel those things.

Red_Chili
04-07-2006, 03:39 PM
Wes, you must have your ID cached, because Photos->Trail Photos won't let me in without it.... :(

wesintl
04-07-2006, 03:56 PM
I don't have my ID cached here at work since I've never logged in here with my badge id. If Uncle Ben can figure it out you shouldn't have a problem :eek: ;)

Romer
04-07-2006, 04:04 PM
I don't have my ID cached here at work since I've never logged in here with my badge id. If Uncle Ben can figure it out you shouldn't have a problem :eek: ;)


And he thinks he impressed the VP at the company he was interviewing at :D

edit: ijust brought them up. Don't use the ID, select Rising Sun run

Red_Chili
04-07-2006, 04:08 PM
Man, youse is a rough crowd!!!
I said the Veep impressed me, I can only hope part of the reverse was only vaguely true.

[edit]OK, OK, I figgered it out. I guess that puts me with Uncle Ben. Well now, if I am as dumb as Uncle Ben I'm smarter than a bunch of other folks I know...:blah: :lmao: :beer:

wesintl
04-07-2006, 04:18 PM
[edit]OK, OK, I figgered it out. I guess that puts me with Uncle Ben. Well now, if I am as dumb as Uncle Ben I'm smarter than a bunch of other folks I know...:blah: :lmao: :beer:

He keeps tellin me i'm slow :drool: :snail: :homer:

I'm startin to think he was just foolin :hill: :lmao: :smokin:

powderpig
04-11-2006, 05:43 PM
Well we are having fun here in Moab, the jeepers are keeping us in line, long ones to boot(23 is the smallest group so far) the biggest group has been 43 trucks on one trail. We ran poisen spide mesa the other day and did not even stop to spot most of the challangeing spots.
The west coast guys are here and we are having fun too boot. Chris took the silver fj up potatoe salad hill the other day, (twice on two seperate days) the second day we had a crouwd of aobut 300+ giving us a bunch of fun givbs. It took a few trys for us to get it up the second day( I was spoting him on the lines) If you want the tip on how to get a stock one up, let me know. (hint it takes a hook and walk line). Any how they will not let us take any real hard trails as they do not know the capability of the truck yet(little did they know).
Any how the days have been long and I have not been able to get on the computer that much. Slickrock camp ground has repaired the septic system, but the dust has been horable. I will see you guys in Moab soon, and I will try to get on the computer more often. Until later robbie

Matt I did post you a pm on the info you want befroe i did this post. catch you guys later robbie

ginericLC
04-24-2006, 09:19 AM
Hey! Are there any of you guys who took a picture of an FJ on this trip that would be willing to share a photo for the TLCA FJ Cruiser Ebay ad. I guess Chef wants to remove the one photo because it is from Toyota and use a TLCA member photo instead. If so, email it to me at ginericfj80@yahoo.com

Hulk
04-24-2006, 12:14 PM
If no one volunteers, we'll have a crapload in 2 weeks, after Moab. In fact, we can probably get one for you during Moab, and you can upload it then. We can do it from my computer, while everyone is checking out your commemorative edition 80.

FYI, Eric is VP of Marketing and Sales for TLCA.

Shark Bait
04-24-2006, 12:31 PM
I've got a few. I'll send a couple.

nuclearlemon
04-24-2006, 11:15 PM
Nope.. click to the right, Trail Photos...
i don't get that page when i click photos. i get the login page and i didn't get my thing scanned, so i can't get there.

wesintl
04-24-2006, 11:53 PM
Ige, Under 2. click photos. then in 2.5 instead of login to get photo... to the upper right (right under "2.5 photos") click trail photos.

THey just stuck some pics up of the central team in new mexico. :cheers:

nuclearlemon
04-25-2006, 12:21 AM
Ige, Under 2. click photos. then in 2.5 instead of login to get photo... to the upper right (right under "2.5 photos") click trail photos.

THey just stuck some pics up of the central team in new mexico. :cheers:
sweet...odd thing is, still no pics from walden :confused: