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post #1 of 14 Old 06-13-2009, 09:34 PM Thread Starter
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My wife and I took the JK to Green Ridge State Forrest to take it off road for the first time. It's a stock X 6-speed with 17" wheels and the 3.73 gears and rear locker. It wasn't quite as mild a trail as I expected. It's 18 miles long with a lot of water and mud. There's a few rocks but nothing that made me think I might hit something. Some of the hills were very steep and a couple were tough because you went into a mud pit, then a sharp turn and a steep upgrade. I owned a 1980 CJ and I was very impressed with my JK today. Even with the stock tires, I had no issues. Only one time did I start to bog down slightly, but I gave her some gas and she jumped out of the mud and grabbed onto the hill. I did stall out once early on. A branch swiped my wife and she let out a yelp and it distracted me and I stalled.

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post #2 of 14 Old 06-13-2009, 10:47 PM
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pics or it didn't happen...


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Yes that is the rule... no pics or else.Kinda makes ya feel loved don't it?

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Does the one in my avatar count? I forgot to bring my camera and just had my phone, so I just snapped the one during a break for nature's call.
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Sorry about the "tough love" but good job and continued enjoyment.



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We went back a 2nd time this weekend and took some better pictures:








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looks like fun! man i wish the mud and water i had to play with in florida. far from it here in the desert!

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Good pix!

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Much better, lovely color choice!!

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