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Old 05-11-2014, 12:27 PM
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Default Plan B. Cruise Moab 2014.

After a long cold winter, there's nothing better than getting out to the desert for some R&R. With truck work (mostly) completed, I headed out of Denver Friday morning, planning on hitting up the April Action Car show in Moab before a few days of exploring with Martin.

Originally, I planned to get to Moab via Yellow Cat country, but before I was over Vail Pass A call from Dave Hartman would end up having me stopping at Grand Junction for two new trailer tires for him. Oh Well. Was fun catching up with the Hartman's, and enjoying some fine hot rods before heading further out to the desert.


Some of the hot rods cruising Main Street Friday night.
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City park filled with rods
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-87 Toyota 4runner. Flat bed by Proffitts Cruisers 5.29 gears, rear locker. 33" mt/r tires. Snackster cooker. Eazi-Awn 1200 RTT and more tube work by the Homegrown Crew . And still more to come


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Old 05-11-2014, 12:31 PM
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More from the hot rod show. The weather ended up keeping a good amount of people away.

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4th gen Coloradoan.
-87 Toyota 4runner. Flat bed by Proffitts Cruisers 5.29 gears, rear locker. 33" mt/r tires. Snackster cooker. Eazi-Awn 1200 RTT and more tube work by the Homegrown Crew . And still more to come


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Old 05-11-2014, 12:34 PM
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Last few from the show. Since Martin was on his way, I ended up heading south to Lisbon Valley for our planned camp.


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Loved this Power Wagon.
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-87 Toyota 4runner. Flat bed by Proffitts Cruisers 5.29 gears, rear locker. 33" mt/r tires. Snackster cooker. Eazi-Awn 1200 RTT and more tube work by the Homegrown Crew . And still more to come


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Old 05-11-2014, 12:38 PM
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What's a person got to do to get service around here? Couldn't help but stop and check out La Sal Junction.
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Weather.
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We'll come back to this road (the one in the middle) later.
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-87 Toyota 4runner. Flat bed by Proffitts Cruisers 5.29 gears, rear locker. 33" mt/r tires. Snackster cooker. Eazi-Awn 1200 RTT and more tube work by the Homegrown Crew . And still more to come


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Old 05-11-2014, 12:42 PM
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A bit of weather while I waited for Martin down in Lisbon Valley.
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And a little bit of exploring to pass the time.
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Watched some good weather hit Moab.
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4th gen Coloradoan.
-87 Toyota 4runner. Flat bed by Proffitts Cruisers 5.29 gears, rear locker. 33" mt/r tires. Snackster cooker. Eazi-Awn 1200 RTT and more tube work by the Homegrown Crew . And still more to come


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Old 05-11-2014, 12:47 PM
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Enjoying the show along 191.
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With Martin in tow, we headed for a hopeful sheltered camp. Ending up at a established site within the Rim Canyon recreation area.
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-87 Toyota 4runner. Flat bed by Proffitts Cruisers 5.29 gears, rear locker. 33" mt/r tires. Snackster cooker. Eazi-Awn 1200 RTT and more tube work by the Homegrown Crew . And still more to come


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Old 05-11-2014, 12:50 PM
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Sunday Sunrise.
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-Perry Loughridge aka "Skelator" aka KDLDQ
4th gen Coloradoan.
-87 Toyota 4runner. Flat bed by Proffitts Cruisers 5.29 gears, rear locker. 33" mt/r tires. Snackster cooker. Eazi-Awn 1200 RTT and more tube work by the Homegrown Crew . And still more to come


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Old 05-11-2014, 12:55 PM
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Morning Virga.
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A snow covered route to Monticello.
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After topping of the tanks, we headed back north to Highway 211, and what we thought would be our final destination for a few days.
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-87 Toyota 4runner. Flat bed by Proffitts Cruisers 5.29 gears, rear locker. 33" mt/r tires. Snackster cooker. Eazi-Awn 1200 RTT and more tube work by the Homegrown Crew . And still more to come


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Old 05-11-2014, 01:00 PM
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Some good precipitation fell during the previous nights storm.
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Of course, it's always good to get the news of the Desert when you in Canyonland's country.
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Crossing Indian Creek and the start of our adventure.
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Good to get some dirt under the tires.
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4th gen Coloradoan.
-87 Toyota 4runner. Flat bed by Proffitts Cruisers 5.29 gears, rear locker. 33" mt/r tires. Snackster cooker. Eazi-Awn 1200 RTT and more tube work by the Homegrown Crew . And still more to come


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Old 05-11-2014, 02:01 PM
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Lots of great country still to explore.
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With the road into our final destination still a bit slick from the recent storms, we decided to stop in Beef Basin for a night in hopes of the roads drying out. Careful Martin, there's a big blob of mud following you.
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Always like to stop here to take in the views.
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Camp would lead us to an old cabin tucked away against a butte.
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-87 Toyota 4runner. Flat bed by Proffitts Cruisers 5.29 gears, rear locker. 33" mt/r tires. Snackster cooker. Eazi-Awn 1200 RTT and more tube work by the Homegrown Crew . And still more to come


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