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first trail damage

Went out to a local offroad park today, was suppose to meet up with a Maine4x4 member, but something came up on his end. So I explored for about an hour, then went home.

I tried to stay out of anything that would leave me stuck, heck, half the time i was in 2wd.


Waiting to meetup
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my co-pilot


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Airing back up, I really need to get my co2 tank filled back up
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on a tight trail, I hit a rock and slid over to a tree, leaving a nice dent on the passenger side doors
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Had a great time, will have to plan better next time


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Sucks to hear Scott. Pics of the damage?

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Looks like a fun place. Sucks about the door damage.
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Sucks to hear Scott. Pics of the damage?
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you should come to Rausch Creek off-road park with us, its in Tremont, Pa... That will be a nice little drive for ya lol
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you should come to Rausch Creek off-road park with us, its in Tremont, Pa... That will be a nice little drive for ya lol

8.5 hr drive----No thanks!!


Thats a long drive to go offroading and then limp home
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hahaha yeah
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NICE! You popped the cherry. Everything is downhill from here haha.
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if you think it looks bad now, wait till you get the dirt washed off trust me haha

too bad you dont have any action shots.
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if you think it looks bad now, wait till you get the dirt washed off trust me haha

too bad you dont have any action shots.

yeah, should have stuck my son out there with the camera
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yeah, should have stuck my son out there with the camera

thats it, teach him early
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Damage sucks, but as you know, you gotta pay to play.
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So what did you air down to? Did you disconnect the sway bars?
I loved how my ranger rode with 15psi or so and no sway bars, with bilsteins. The sport trac was alright like that but the factory shocks sucked.
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So what did you air down to? Did you disconnect the sway bars?
I loved how my ranger rode with 15psi or so and no sway bars, with bilsteins. The sport trac was alright like that but the factory shocks sucked.
yeah, i think the factory shocks are a good reason that I got bumped into a tree


I took it down to 20psi, being the first time, i didnt want to push my luck


and I didnt get a chance to disconnect the sway bars, wish i did though. I tried flexing on a rock, and I swear I almost flipped it when the once side kicked up into the air
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I'm telling you once you disconnect the sway bars you will wonder why you took so long to try it.

That sucks about hitting the tree though. Crappy factory shocks and sway bars make for a rough ride. The sway bars end up bouncing you back and forth off road and make it so much hard to keep traction. Without them the suspension conforms to the ground so much easier and smoother, and it won't bounce back at things so bad.
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Sucks to hear about the damage. Looks like your boy had fun tho.
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NICE! i remember my first body damage when i was wheelin lol

makes you hate life at first, but after that its just eh fvck it
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CLEAN PICTURES!!!

Sucks, looks worse clean

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