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Difference between 30deg and 24deg ramps... Look at how far the rear tire is from the base of the ramp on the 30.

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And here is the 24.

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Almost all of the "first gen" RTI ramps were only 20 degrees:eek:
 



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Also Tracy and I got engaged out at Truckhaven this weekend :D
Did you propose on CJ hill and threatened her that if she says no, you'll flip the Ranger backwards on its roof? :p: Kidding, congratulations!!!

Difference between 30deg and 24deg ramps... Look at how far the rear tire is from the base of the ramp on the 30.
Did you score about the same on the 30deg and 24 deg?
 






No. If the center line of the axle reaches the base of the ramp that is 1000. As you can see it was awful close, so the score was somewhere in the 900s. Had we been farther over to the right it may have been able to go up farther. If I continued straight, I would have begun to lift the rear on the ramp which would mess up the results.

I scored in the 600s with the TTB on the same 24deg ramp

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I still can't believe it's the same truck:eek:
 






Hey everybody! What a truckhaven trip. Well, half of one. I was hoping for a sunday morning run for photo ops, since I didn't get the daytime wheeling pics i was hoping for. But instead we got to document the ridiculous process of trail engineering that got carlover's truck on the trailer with no extra damage! All the credit for that goes to Winter, taking charge and putting himself in harms way to get it done. I'll post those pics when they upload. Also, I still made it back from truckhaven to home, in time to take a shower, and head out to rancho cucamonga to shoot photos at my first all female wedding. didn't get home till 10 last night, passing all the overturned big rigs on the 60 and 215 highways. then here's the first thing i see when i go out in the dust cloud with my morning coffee......
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Yeah i just walked back in the house. I'm gonna play some video games. I don't feel like dealing with that right now.
 






My heart goes out to you guys, this has to be a terrible thing to come home to after a great weekend:(
 






Thanks Rick, don't worry too much, that's what the extra 40 bucks a month for the good insurance is for! Now that i know i gotta call lot the progressive guy, i'm going offroading!
 






That doesn't look like a ficus, you sure its covered?

Best of wishes for anyone who may be affected by the fires.
 






Okie dokie, here's a few pics
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I still need to go through and tighten everything up and see if I have anymore problems on my rig.:confused:
 






That doesn't look like a ficus, you sure its covered?
Haha, good one Matt.


About the hitch, I'll see if I can get it to Winter tonight so he'll have it at the shop tomorrow for you. If not, we can meet up sometime since we're not that far from each other.


This is a great shot. Did Bill see Brian aiming it at him?

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I just heard that Lake Arrowhead is on fire now. I hope Ritsui and his wife are ok! :(
 






I chalange yhou :D I had to bring a 16' trailer full of wood to make that fire. The fire was so hot that I felt like I was burning in that pic trying to put the stragler pieces of wood into the fire.:eek:


hmmm at this rate i think were gonna have 2 bon fires at the next truckhaven and see who can do the biggest one.....Black Goblin or TDavis?:eek::D
 






Man you guys got some pretty sweet pics of the weekend.
Once again i feel i have to thank all you guys for your help. A special thanks to winter and colin, you guys saved my butt lol. Now i just gotta figure out what to do to fix it and what direction im going.
 






The only fires I like are campfires! I have just about had enough of this. Matt and Tracy are at his parents house in Cuyamaca. Matts house is not in danger. Now my Pop's house is in line with the fire. It should get stopped before that because I don't think it will be allowed to go through the richest community per capita in the western US, Rancho Santa Fe.
 












I thought they said it was gonna hit Rancho Santa Fe?
 






I think we should have a comp bon fire :D
I just have to make sure I can go around through ramona next time on the way back.:rolleyes:
 



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hmmm at this rate i think were gonna have 2 bon fires at the next truckhaven and see who can do the biggest one.....Black Goblin or TDavis?:eek::D

Or, we combine and make one HUGE fire. :salute:
 






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