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Rick

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'93 XL '20 ST
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Keep 'em coming, for those of us who can't be there. :D
 






Since I can't make it out there like alot of other we're gonna need to see some more pictures. lol
 






I will have some vídeo. When. I get home. Will try to upload a couple picks later. Second run about to start...:burnout:
 






Broke a tie rod end on the Pumpkin. Had a spare, but the threaded shaft was somehow bent and I couldn't thread it into the tie rod all the way. Out for the rest of the trip:banghead:
 






Saturday's pics:
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Thanks for the ride Dave!
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Thanks for the ride Dave!

No problem Rick...anytime;) It's too bad your spare TRE's wouldn't work. Thanks to everyone who let me mooch drinks off of them. I only had time to pack a quick lunch before I headed out.

Good times as always, got a little toasty in the afternoon but otherwise the weather was perfect. Gave my new rear shocks a workout on the trails. They are pretty soft but looks like they'll work.
I need to address my body mounts, the body really bangs against the cage and makes a hell of a racket. I might try urethane body mounts in hopes they will limit movement or i may just have to solid mount the cab....the mods never end:p:
 






Awesome pics. :eek:

Looks like you guys are having a blast!!
 












Home sweet home... I blew two trailer tires on the way home. I carry two spares, and used them both :(

First blow out was on the Box Canyon rd. HORRIBLE place for a flat. Shoulders are soft sand. Had to drive until I found a somewhat packed turnout. Had a hard time lifting the trailer tire since everything was sinking:(

Second tire blew on US 60 in AZ outside of Wenden. Another really bad spot. The road was on a ridge, with no shoulders. Had to drive at 10mph for a couple miles until I could cross the road, drive down a sidehill, and again change the tire in soft dirt:banghead:


Time for a trip to Big-O to see what they'll do for me. All my tires looked great when I started out. All load range E, properly inflated. One dead tire is a Commodore, the other is a Tow Master.


Great to see everyone at T-haven:chug: I had a fantastic weekend even with the slight mishaps:D
 

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...I quickly stopped by the barn to swap ponies and decided since I have some better internet here I would upload a few items...:D

..The trucks are unloading and the pre- first-run anticipation begins..
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..and we found where Dave Alfaro disappears to..We found him way out here playing himself in a game of tetherball..:p:


..and a Public Service announcement..

WEAR PROTECTION

..This is your truck with protection..
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..and this is what happens without protection..:rolleyes:
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..It looks like someone to a big swing with a pipe at it..:shifty_ey

..and BTW...Dave Alfaro's daughter who usually rides shotgun on the trails decided it was time for her Jeep Liberty to get in the dirt...This is a video of Carol's Liberty getting it's first dirt in the Ditches of Truckhaven..:burnout:

 



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..While we wait for others to post..:popcorn:

..This pic brings a big smile to my face...I'm hoping they are describing how the trucks flex thru that obstacle and are not just demonstrating the latest Halloween dance craze..(insert Monster Mash music)
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..And that brings me to, "Your Camera is on".."No it's not"...:p:

 






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