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2badfjs
05-26-2006, 04:09 PM
wes,red cruiser and myself may end up doing a mild trail saturday late afternoon.just west of castle rock.

if any would like to go,we will be at my house in castle rock saturday working on we's rig for sliders.

if your interested,try me on my cell 720-837-6623

be safe!
jim

74fj40
05-26-2006, 11:47 PM
hey jim, me and my dad would love to go on this. except one problem. we need a steering stabilizer. does anyone have one that we could borrow? we have one coming in the mail. just need one for tomorow?

Chris
05-28-2006, 09:04 AM
Wondering how it went - wish I could have stayed but had a great time with my kids and grandsons 2nd birthday.

Birthday Tip: Give grandkids water guns so everyone can have a water fight :D

Rob & Max - Did you get some dirt on that 40?

wesintl
05-28-2006, 02:00 PM
It was a fun little run. Dakan Rd, fs 563 with a 503 loop?. It needs our help badly picking up trash :(

12 am before I pulled into the garage. There was a life flight chopper that we had to wait for to clear the trail. That held us up for a little but otherwise it was an enjoyable outing.

subzali
05-28-2006, 05:42 PM
Did you do Hidden Valley with the creek crossing kinda on the north side? That's where I tested my Lockright, good little whoops...

74fj40
05-28-2006, 05:43 PM
Hey Chris, nice to meet you - don't worry, truck and riders got plenty dirty.
For us - after a year of putting the truck together - it was the first time out on a run with the 40, so it was pretty darn cool.
Truck held up well - lost only a couple of bolts. Spent all day today tightening everything back up.
Thanks Jim for setting it up.
Nice to meet Angelo and his sister too.

Chris
05-28-2006, 07:19 PM
Glad you all had fun, next time I hope to be able to join you. Heard about the life flight on the news I think - sad stuff.

Wes, I agree the area is a mess from when I was there a week ago, maybe we should plan an early day soon and combine it with some serious clean up.

Max & Rob, glad the first trip went well, very nice 40. It was nice to see it after hearing about it for so long.

2badfjs
05-30-2006, 07:47 AM
Hey Chris, nice to meet you - don't worry, truck and riders got plenty dirty.
For us - after a year of putting the truck together - it was the first time out on a run with the 40, so it was pretty darn cool.
Truck held up well - lost only a couple of bolts. Spent all day today tightening everything back up.
Thanks Jim for setting it up.
Nice to meet Angelo and his sister too.

hey max, you should ask angelo's sister to ride with you next time.

she's a little cutie....;)

gonna post a trail run/clean up for this coming weekend, took the family up yesterday.
alot of the camping site were cleaned up real well,one was trashed to unbelief.
beer cans all up and down the trail.

wes give me a call or pm me...

wesintl
05-30-2006, 08:49 AM
Truck held up well - lost only a couple of bolts. Spent all day today tightening everything back up.

So was that the creaking? What bolts did you lose and have to tigheten?

74fj40
05-30-2006, 04:12 PM
Lost a castle nut from one of the rear shocks and a couple others had loosened - I'm thinking that's what most of the noise was. The rear drive shaft bolts were really loose, as well as the rear of the roll cage....So was that the creaking? What bolts did you lose and have to tigheten?

2badfjs
05-30-2006, 04:18 PM
Did you do Hidden Valley with the creek crossing kinda on the north side? That's where I tested my Lockright, good little whoops...

perry pak road to jackson creek, up the hill the drop down thru the cinder block homes that look like old insane asylums.
cross the creek cause the bridge is gated.
nice woopdies to test you flex :D

subzali
05-30-2006, 09:02 PM
Yeah that's Hidden Valley. I like the pop cans on the fenceposts at the one guy's house :rolleyes:. A couple years ago somebody took a backhoe to the road and made that trench on the one side; it was actually pretty dangerous until it washed out and leveled out a bit. Fun little piece without too much driving.

2badfjs
05-31-2006, 07:58 AM
Yeah that's Hidden Valley. I like the pop cans on the fenceposts at the one guy's house :rolleyes:. A couple years ago somebody took a backhoe to the road and made that trench on the one side; it was actually pretty dangerous until it washed out and leveled out a bit. Fun little piece without too much driving.

thats it.

does that house remind you of the movie "wrong turn"? :eek:
all the cars in the ravine..::D

subzali
05-31-2006, 07:03 PM
:doh: :doh: