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Lets plan a wheeling trip.

Discussion in 'Pacific Region' started by colbystephens, Feb 17, 2007.

  1. colbystephens

    colbystephens 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    ok, so i want to go over to the bend area in the spring to do some wheeling. i'm not familiar w/ the area, but a local driveline builder says he's got some great trails he runs over there, so i've got him for a resource. anyway, i'd like to do a good trail which takes us to places w/ beautiful scenery - not just a mud hole. i'd like to do a combination of easy trail cruising mixed with good amounts of technical minor rock crawling (don't have a locker yet, but i'd like to see a trail that i need my granny gear for - slow, technical crawling). don't have a specific date in mind, but i probably have 3 day weekends every week this spring so any weekend is pretty open. what do you guys think?
     
  2. 55Willy

    55Willy 3/4 ton status

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    just sold my wheeler. time to get some cash into the burb and start a buggy build for the all off road style.


    *** found a 3/4 ton in Eugene to go look at, it's a 76 long bed, 350, th350-203 , 4" and 37's may have to wheel this for now***
     
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    :woot:Count me in! I will have the new lift kit and the axle swap done by the end of the month so I'll be ready to play. Time to actually USE the thing after the wrenching sessions!
     
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    Count me in.
     
  5. colbystephens

    colbystephens 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    cool! i'll contact the guy i know tomorrow morning and learn me something about central oregon trails!!
     
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    Are you thinking of somthing with a couple of overnights? Bring a tent type stuff and camp out on the trail or a campground? I would love to do a couple of days worth of runiing to make the drive over and back worth it.
     
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    colbystephens 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    that kind of depends on what the trails are like, but that would be ideal. i'll find out more tomorrow.
     
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    I'm going over to Redmond Wednesday - let me know if I need to pick up trail maps from BLM or anything like that.
     
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    ya im still a couple months out on being "trail ready"
     
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    colbystephens 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    ok, haven't been able to get ahold of my guy. but yeah, pick up a bunch of trail maps while you're over in that neck of the woods.

    mitch - about when do you think your truck will be trail worthy?
     
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    Last I knew, the main areas were Big Lake and Corbit. Big Lake has TONS of trails, and Corbit has some cinder dunes.
     
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    Didn't see your post before I left. I'm usually over that way every two weeks or so and I can stop and get some from the BLM then.
     
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    Approx 2-3 months. I have to rebuild my motor, swap in my 205, get a driveline made for the rear, get a new radiator, get two new tires, and hopefully a detroit but we'll play that one by ear.
     

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