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Old 05-04-2009
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SO CAL end of july trip....

So i was thinking of going at the end of july since nobody really seems to have a solid date/place for a summer trip. I know its going to be hot but its the desert, get over it and just go anyway! I was thinking Stoddard (not the rocky area) or somewhere not too far so im open to suggestions but im going at the end of july regardless of who goes with me ( Ill have my truck done by then so i wanna go test it.) I was thinking July 24th-26th.

well heres the deal..Meet at peggy sues 7am-11am (or whenever) sharp..Head out on the trail..Camp somewhere along the trail...Then finish the trail the following day...

The first day we are going to hit the trail by calico (Or majority vote i dont care either way)
The second day we are going to barsow (Or majority vote i dont care either way)



--Going--
3.0Backfire (Me)
Demo1986
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Flatblack96
Shaklakan (Justin)
Camburgranger714 (Josh)
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Biz (Mark)
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Drayke
s10Killer
Prerunner-Ranger (Rob)
$paz's01 (Mike)
Fddriver02 (Christian)
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Ocotillo Wells not rocky at all i will so be down to go there again
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Pismo?? Or is that too far? Hungry Valley?
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Ocotillo was kind of a drive and id like to avoid a looooonnnggg drive but if everyone agrees on ocotillo then im down. But im still voting for the lucerne areas that are not rocky.
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Ive been wanting to do the mojave trail, have any of you guys done this? Its a 2 day trip and is something like 50 miles over an old wagon road. It seems pretty cool, probably dont need 4x4 either
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I have done the Mojave trail. It is very interesting but you will need someone that knows the trail well or buy a book that gives you detailed directions and other information. 2WD should be able to make it but there are sections that 4WD is nice to have unless there are some washouts or bad areas since I was there about 15 years ago.
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I have a trail book. I could scan the pages for you guys if you need then.
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hrm .. im down to take my truck on a run stock 2.3 ftw
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hrm .. im down to take my truck on a run stock 2.3 ftw
youll be fine ... if it gets too rough you just park it and grab your beer cooler and jump into the bed of someone elese truck ... ask the guys from oregon how i rolled at their last meet
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Mojave trail...I will have to look into that one...
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youll be fine ... if it gets too rough you just park it and grab your beer cooler and jump into the bed of someone elese truck ... ask the guys from oregon how i rolled at their last meet
right .. ill have a loaded beer cooler when im only 18
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i'm down too. i'm going to be doing some suspension work and would be a good place to test it
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i should have my fogs installed by then .. i want to see how theyll light up the trail with my headlights all HID'd out lol
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If I have the money after buying tires and new shocks I'm down. I'd like to go somewhere new for once so I don't mind if it's not ocotillo/imperial desert area. I never been up north besides little bit of california city. Get a date and I'll set it aside. July 25 seems good.
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Awesome. Looks like we have a place set. Everyone agree? The first post has been updated. PM me if you are going and i will put you on the list.
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where???
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stoddard i think?
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Depending on temps...put me as a maybe.
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barstow run?...Exit peggy sues and head out to the mine shafts and dry lake bed?
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That barstow run sounds fun. But I'm not the one puttin this together so you point in the direction and I'm there. You can count me in for Stoddard.
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ill be down in yucca valley then so ill prob be able to go out to stoddard sinces its only an hour away but its gonna be hotter than hell

im a maybe right now ill have to see as we get closer to the date
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barstow run?...Exit peggy sues and head out to the mine shafts and dry lake bed?
i couldve sworn peggy sues was out by calico?
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So from San Diego anyone know how long it will take me to get there provided I'm not gonna be going over 75, especially up hill? Also I have never been in that area so some directions as to where we are actually meeting would be great once it's figured out. Hopefully we aren't going to rocky area and we can just do some fast tracks for 2wd? or maybe some little hills but my trucks not much of a climber in sand.
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Put me down as a go lance my truck will have Long travel by then hopefully and i can test the **** outta it!
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Im down for barstow, that sound better than stoddard because its not as rocky and there is a lot of places for 2wd to really stomp on the skinny pedal and go fast. As of now, its between barstow and stoddard. Everyone place your vote and we will take majority.

I vote barstow.
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