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Old 01-13-2013, 05:54 PM
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I wheeled mine all the time when it was a daily driver. Now that I don't drive it much, it rarely sees anything serious. Ha ha funny how that turned out.
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Old 01-13-2013, 07:59 PM
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I wheel mine whenever I can, but being between jobs means whatever gas I have goes to getting to school. But when I do its mostly trail runnig and mud slinging. Only using 4wd when 2wd wont quite get me through
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Old 01-14-2013, 06:10 PM
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Just look at the profile pic..
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Old 01-14-2013, 07:23 PM
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Ya, you cant wheel without beer, just doesnt work, and im much better at it...
I don't think I'm legally allowed to comment on this.... Haha.
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Old 01-14-2013, 08:12 PM
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hell no, it was a pain is the ass fixing everything i broke on my ranger in 4 months, my chevy dosnt go near mud! then again i toke my 2wd 4banger in mud pits were the mud was up to the windows sometimes and tractors and a skidder to pull me out
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Old 01-14-2013, 08:53 PM
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yep, wheel mine when I can. love dirt the roads near my house, especially when muddy. I use it down in the woods when cutting down trees. Take it down trails a few times a year. Never really broken anything but I had my pinion seal leak b/c of sand getting in the seal and engraving my yoke. Also had to clean out my intake from filter til past the throttle body from some mud...so i know thats not good. nothing broken tho.
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Old 01-15-2013, 10:23 AM
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I always take mine through some deep ruts and some deep water. As of lately I have slowed down on taking her out and slinging mud. I have had to fix a tie rod and a break line. The place I went to was about 45 min away and when I broke my tie rod I had to drive home with it broken. That 45 min trip turned into a 2 hr long struggle with constant stops to force the ball joint back into place. I will take her back out soon though.
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Old 01-15-2013, 10:50 AM
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i try get out every weekend, it WAS my DD.. its parked for the most part all winter and i have a winter car now for my DD i go on almost every weekend with my truck though.

in the summer it is my DD, and i go wheeling up mountain trails, river crossings etc, lots of rocks and water , not alot of mud..but i do go through the odd mud hole (which is just dirty water siting on a rock base) just like my avatar..

the key to wheeling a DD is finding the right line, using your head and not to pin it up eveything.
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Old 01-15-2013, 11:09 AM
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i take mine off road quite a bit. nothing crazy, basically just driving through the woods, lol.
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Old 01-15-2013, 11:15 AM
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Well I beat the piss out of my old B3000, jumped in, drowned it, mud, and did the extreme that a 2wd could handle. Never broke anything on it.

I want to do light trails with the 94, but I will probably just enjoy it to the most that I can. If you avoid rocks and aggressive off roading (going way too fast) then you can usually avoid damage.
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Old 01-15-2013, 11:27 AM
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I wheel mine whenever I can. I try to push it to do everything I possibly can
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Old 01-16-2013, 04:04 PM
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i take mine off road quite a bit. nothing crazy, basically just driving through the woods, lol.
I wish there were some easy, layed back trails like that around here....
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Old 01-16-2013, 04:10 PM
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ill wheel my DD but before i do that i like to make sure everythings working like it should. right now my truck isnt going offroad until i fix the damn front end so i have good working 4x4
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Old 01-16-2013, 04:12 PM
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I wish there were some easy, layed back trails like that around here....
don't feel too bad. there's tons of trails i'd love to take my truck down around here, but most are on federal park land and it's a big fine if you get cought. and many of them have become too overgrown to be passable.... back when i was little me & my dad used to take his old B2300 mazda on many of 'em. i'm mostly stuck with washed out dirt roads and the trail to my buddie's camp as far as regular places to get off the pavement.
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Old 01-16-2013, 04:18 PM
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yea, theres a state park about 20 min. away from my house that has legal trails.... but they are for atvs and dirt bikes. It sucks cause there are actually some nice trails out there. haha The closest completely legal place around here is Bundy Hill Offraod Park, and thats and hours drive.
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