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Old 05-17-2016, 04:47 PM
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Default Chinaman Gulch. Mild Lifted GX

I don't want trail damage just because it's fun or some such thing. But I of course understand stuff happens.

04 Lexus GX. 2 Inch Lift, 32" KO's, Sliders. Thats it. What you think?

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Assume I do the Bypasses on the tough stuff. If I do that is it even any fun?
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Old 05-17-2016, 05:00 PM
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Its fairly rough for a vehicle like that. I would say its possible to make it through without damage, but I would say your skid plates and bumpers will likely get beat a bit. You will have to go very slow and careful. The trail has gotten rougher over the years.
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Old 05-17-2016, 05:51 PM
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I haven't been on it in years, but I would be freaked out to take a vehicle that nice on it.
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I agree with White Stripe. It was ever rougher a few months ago when we did it. Lot's of spots with no bypasses. Your pretty bumpers would take a beating. Not recommended. IMO. Plus you can sell those bumpers for a lot of money in good shape when you want to upgrade and replace them.
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Google image search "Chinaman Gulch" and you'll get the idea right away. I'm worried to take my fj60 on it and I'm locked, full armor and 35's.
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Google image search "Chinaman Gulch" and you'll get the idea right away. I'm worried to take my fj60 on it and I'm locked, full armor and 35's.
You would do fine.



The GX would look much different than it does in the pictures above and definitely don't go alone.
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Old 05-17-2016, 11:07 PM
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Old 05-17-2016, 11:11 PM
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Any other recommendations in this area for Monday. Browns. Webster. Breakneck. LaSalle Pass
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Lots of stuff is still snowed in. Southern facing trails are gonna open sinner but I find mid June is about the real start of our season.
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Yeah, I got a day off on Monday.
Chaffing at the bit to go out.
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