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Old 08-21-2010, 04:35 PM
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1980. Thought the dirt road over Baxter Pass sounded like a good idea. Roughly Fruita to Rangely over the Book Cliffs. Didn't count on the rain. Rig was a stock 1980 HiLux long bed. Tires were 29 inch Michelin LTX. A great all season road tire. Not so in that pure clay mud indigenous to Western Colorado. Talk about slip-slidin away...maybe Paul Simon tried this in a previous life. Darn near drove off a cliff several times before we were able to retreat to Fruita. Guess I learned my tire lesson.

But is there more to recovery gear than Crash's 62?
Sascha Steinway TLCA # 20217
1977 FJ40 "Ripper" (because it shreds!) (What is a "shread"...Steve Crase)
1988 FJ62 "Dino" OME, my next project
2000 4 Runner, my daughter's truck, thanks Dan!
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