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Originally Posted by Fx4wannabe01 View Post
AWESOME VID!! I watched the whole way through and recognized several places in it! Did you have it mounted on your whirrly twirrly light? So cool!

Ugh....wish I had normal people working hours and schedule. I need a trip with my truck and/or my guns.
Yep it was mounted to my go light, made for some cool shots.

I call it the go go pro light radio hero ray + lol
 
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Old 01-04-2014
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Had another fun night in the snow.
 
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Old 01-04-2014
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working on putting together a training exercise for Search and Rescue so went up in the snow with a few other members to scout some locations and plan our activities, we will be working on navigation, search techniques, vehicle recover, snow driving, radio communications and other aspects of SAR.

Here's some video nothing to exciting but its aways fun to air down and get up in the snow.

 
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Where was this at?
 
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Originally Posted by 00GreenRanger View Post
Where was this at?
Can't tell until after the training exercise, it need to be keep secret for the event but its all FS road in King County.
 
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i was just saying that it was dark out there and then you turned on your lights... WOW great video!!
 
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Originally Posted by DangerRanger96 View Post
i was just saying that it was dark out there and then you turned on your lights... WOW great video!!
Thanks! the lights make a big difference when its clear! Just didn't want to blind my buddy in front.
 
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Got my rear bumper mounted today and picked up a set of 5 Goodyear MTRs in a 305/70R16

heres a teaser until I can get some better pics

 
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Old 01-13-2014
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Finally got the truck cleaned up to show off the new bumper and tires. 305/70r16 goodyear MTRs on ultra rouges.
 
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Looks good Mike! How do you like the tires so far? They look awesome.
 
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Originally Posted by timbits588 View Post
Looks good Mike! How do you like the tires so far? They look awesome.
So far so good! They are nearly as quite as my bfgs were and have good wet road traction. We will see how they handle ice.

This weekend will be the true test, spending 3 days out in the snow.
 
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Nice, can't wait for some pictures!
 
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Old 01-22-2014
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took some video from a snow driving excercsice with search and rescue. it was warm out that day so the snow was trechorous. the FJ, JK, and TJ are all locked front and rear and we were all running 8 psi in our tires and still sinking in. fun times!

FTX Jan 2014 - YouTube
 
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Old 01-22-2014
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truck is looking great! and nice job on the vid
 
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Fawesome!

What's the music on the video?
 

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Originally Posted by seed60 View Post
Fawesome!

What's the music on the video?
The band is called "ki theory" it's great filler music for these kinds if videos.
 
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Old 01-24-2014
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Sweet vid! How did you like the tires in the snow? I've been eyein them for my next set.
 
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Nice vid!!
 
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Old 01-25-2014
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Originally Posted by 00GreenRanger View Post
Sweet vid! How did you like the tires in the snow? I've been eyein them for my next set.
It was hard to say how they did in the snow, truck got around well but it was really bad snow (wet and heavy) on ice they were as good or better than my all terrains and in the dirt the grab like crazy, for one of the excercises I had to try to get my truck stuck to demo extractions but the MTRs kept digging me out.

Here's some pics of where I ended up. Drive in then switched to 2 wheel locked the axle and did a power break until it dug down to the axle. Then it still drive out in 4 low but I figured it was good enough for practice.
 
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got a bit of a picture update for today,

First of I am experimenting with tablet navigation systems so I installed a Ram Mount for the Dell Venue 8 Pro, it runs full windows so I can program my radios and my gps which is great. The tablet ran great over the weekend and the mount is super stable even wheeling.



went up with a goal to make it up to lonesome lake and we did after much plow work by the TJ, Big Explorer and a Cherokee we ran into. the last .8 miles we had to ram the snow bank and only made 10-15 feet of progress at a time! gota love snow wheeling.


Heading up





View from Haller pass



I got put on monty recovery task for most of the day, even locked front and rear with snow tires he was having traction and clearance issues. more on this later,




Kevin came along and got to try out his new truck in the snow



lots of snow plowing



wasn't a bad day thats for sure



getting higher













and then the monty started to get stuck







and the snow started to get deeper






lots of fun plowing fresh tracks







occasionally got stuck here ant there while beating the snow into submission.



deep snow,



then the mounty got stuck again



and again





playing in the fresh snow





wheels packed up with snow and some of these were found, WHEEL CAKES



getting close



made it around 3-4 feet of snow up top




hiked out to the lake









some cool shots



 
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That was a good day !! We'll have to do another snow run soon !!
 
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Bumper looks great !
Pictures are great !
Truck looks great !

Only think left is to come out there and join up, any openings in the Search and Rescue Group ?
 
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Sweet pics
 
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Originally Posted by boyd_835 View Post
That was a good day !! We'll have to do another snow run soon !!
Defiantly glad you had fun did you run out and order a radio, tire deflator and compressor yet lol.

Originally Posted by Scrambler82 View Post
Bumper looks great !
Pictures are great !
Truck looks great !

Only think left is to come out there and join up, any openings in the Search and Rescue Group ?
Thanks it was great!

Search and rescue is all volunteer and we are always looking for new members! Kc4x4SAR.org for more info. You can also like us on face book for updates and info, king county 4x4 search and Rescue

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Sweet pics
Thanks man the scenery makes it easy to take them!
 

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