Rising Sun Member Forums  

Go Back   Rising Sun Member Forums > Toyota 4x4 > Trip and Event Reports

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 09-26-2009, 07:51 PM
MDH33's Avatar
MDH33 MDH33 is offline
Hard Core 4+
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Land of Corn
Posts: 5,770
Default 2009 40's Only Run

Quote:
Originally Posted by Uncle Ben View Post
Come awn slackers......put up or shut up!
I just rolled in. I would guess everyone else should be getting home soon.
__________________
--Martin
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 09-26-2009, 08:39 PM
Old40Dog's Avatar
Old40Dog Old40Dog is offline
Cruise Moab Chairman
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Evergreen, Calirado
Posts: 1,344
Default 2009 40's Only Run

Ahhh! Classic 40's lined up and ready to go.....


...Later break time at Georgia Pass
Attached Images
    
__________________
Dave K,TLCA#20150,KFØDOG,'69 FJ40,'92 FJ80 {Isuzu diesel conversion underway} ,2011 Replica M416 w/RTT,'98 Taco Xtracab 4X4, Project='72 FJ40, '05 Passat TDI-DD.
"It is the first responsibility of every citizen to question authority." "A republic, if you can keep it". Benjamin Franklin 1706-1790
"The problem with socialism is that eventually you run out of other people's money [to spend]." Margaret Thatcher 1925-2013
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 09-26-2009, 08:46 PM
ttubb's Avatar
ttubb ttubb is offline
Rising Sun Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Crested Butte/Tucson
Posts: 554
Default

Just got in. Promised Ricardo I would post up to let him know I made it. Thanks again to all, especially Martin and Ricardo. Will post pics on the trip report later. Terry
__________________
KA7TLT - TLCA 13015
"78" FJ-40 - "Marmot" F&R ARB Lockers, OME Suspension, MAF Shackle Rev Kit, 4+ Flip Kit, Rear Disc Brakes, Warn Winch, Safari Snorkel, 4+ Rear bumper/Tire Carrier
"95" FZJ-80 - "White Top" F&R ARB Lockers, Slee F&R Bumper & Sliders, Warn Winch, 35s, Safari Snorkel, Low Range Gears, P/T Kit

"13" Taco 4X4 Extra Cab, Firestone Air Ride, Airstream tow vehicle - "Daily Driver"
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 09-27-2009, 12:17 AM
timmbuck2's Avatar
timmbuck2 timmbuck2 is offline
Rising Sun Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Denver
Posts: 3,011
Default 2009 40's Only Run

I have just a few...was late and had to leave early...
Attached Images
     
__________________
* 00 LC
* 03 LX470 -
* 97 Saab Convertible -
* 99 Saab 9-3 Convertible
* stinky old Ford Diesel tow rig
KDØTIM
TLCA# 15572
TLCA Executive VP 2008-2011
CM Committee Member CM10, CM11
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 09-27-2009, 07:33 AM
RicardoJM's Avatar
RicardoJM RicardoJM is offline
Rising Sun Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Centennial, CO
Posts: 2,293
Default 2009 40's Only Run

Wow, what a fun day of FJ40 wheeling. There were 17 rigs on the run this year and very few problems on the run. The weather held out and last weeks snow gave the group some snow run action. We met in Conifer, aired down just outside of Jefferson and were soon on our way up Georgia Pass. Here is that pesky FJ40 paparazzi and the subject of the shutterbugs interest.






The views up high beautiful. On the other side of the Continental Divide we found a nice spot for lunch. Charlie and Jake welcomed everyone into the lunch spot with snowballs. After lunch the group head up a muddy, slick, recently snowed on hill. At the top they were rewarded with great views and a cabin tour. The snow made for some tough going but the group would not be denied. There was strapping, tugging and the chains even came out.







Soon the group was back down from the cabin hill and we split up into those heading home via I-70 and those heading home the scenic route over Boreas Pass. The drive over Boreas was a bit congested going up and very clear coming down.








This was my first 40s only run and I had a blast. It was great to see Marco and Bruce looking like teenagers in Marco's new 40. Timm and Ty together in Timms' new 40.

The few problems that I am aware of were a busted vacuum fitting, broken fan belt and slipped fan belt. The group had sufficient resources to work through the problems and Rising Sun left no one behind.








We had a rig from Horsetooth Wheelers come up from Fort Collins, a rig from Colorado Springs and of course Terry made the drive up from Crested Butte. The Marmot looks great and shows no trace of the BOWAGW run carnage.

A super big thanks to Martin for coordinating this event and leading us through the day. Timztoy, thanks for your wrenching help on the trail. Justin, Dave and Terry for the fan belts. All in all it was a great event for the club and a real treat to be on the road with all the old iron.
__________________
Ricardo Maestas - Bio Page
KD0CAW
1999 LX 470, 1971 FJ-40
TLCA #18941

Last edited by RicardoJM; 09-27-2009 at 08:02 AM.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 09-27-2009, 08:12 AM
Mendocino's Avatar
Mendocino Mendocino is offline
Hard Core 4+
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: North Side
Posts: 1,685
Default

The most notable quote of the day was from Bruce (60Wag), who upon arriving at the lunch location exclaimed: "FJ40s are Fun!" with a great deal of glee.
__________________
03 UZJ100 (2.5" OME/Slee suspension), LEDs, cross drilled and slotted rotors by PowerStop, and some other goodies.
75 FJ40 with stuff; and now weighing in at 4370 lbs.
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 09-27-2009, 08:31 AM
Jacket's Avatar
Jacket Jacket is online now
Rising Sun Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Lafayette
Posts: 3,948
Default

Very fun trip - I enjoyed all the stares we got as a group throughout the day. The group of old rusty 40's is definitely a sight to see.

Thanks Martin for organizing and leading the day.
__________________
- Matt
1976 FJ40 - green and mostly stock
1996 FZJ80 - not so stock
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 09-27-2009, 08:31 AM
FJBRADY's Avatar
FJBRADY FJBRADY is offline
Rising Sun Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Highlands Ranch
Posts: 2,020
Default

1) Marmot's like snow
2) Martin blazing the trail with chains
3) This was my favorite part of the day watching Marco break trail like he stole his own 40.
4) Picture of the first few of us by the cabin
5) Picture of the first few 40's at the top
Attached Images
     
__________________
Steve Brady
TLCA # 19524
KD0JVZ

______
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 09-27-2009, 08:35 AM
FJBRADY's Avatar
FJBRADY FJBRADY is offline
Rising Sun Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Highlands Ranch
Posts: 2,020
Default

1) Hulk
2) Michele, I and our trusty steed
3) Breck ski runs
Attached Images
   
__________________
Steve Brady
TLCA # 19524
KD0JVZ

______

Last edited by FJBRADY; 09-27-2009 at 09:21 AM.
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 09-27-2009, 08:37 AM
jettaglxdriver's Avatar
jettaglxdriver jettaglxdriver is offline
Hard Core 4+
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Aurora
Posts: 514
Default

Great pics. Wish I had a 40.
__________________
Thank you for calling. Press1" for English, press "2" to disconnect until you have learned to speak English

TLCA# 19853
1982 FJ60
1991 Toyota Paseo 38MPG baby
1995 JettaGLX VR6turbo project car
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 10:37 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.