Jeeps, trucks, off-roading

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  1. beowulf

    beowulf Not a nice guy.

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    Anyone else into vehicles that are better off road than on?
    Do any off-roading? What is your rig?

    Saw this one and fell in love...love these rebuilt classics.

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    Gonna post it here. If anyone comes across any good deals on either a 6 Litre or 6.7 Ford, I'd greatly appreciate a message. Should also note that i'd like to keep my travel to get it as far west and south as Montreal (As I live in the Maritimes)
     
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    This was my last vehicle, 2008 Trail Team Edition, manual trans. Was a monster in the woods and in the snow, but my goodness it sucked so bad on the road. The manuals were full time 4x4 (some 60/40 split or something) meaning it was 15-16 mpg on the highway, and had a tough time climbing some of the WV mountains in 6th gear at highway speed.

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    I have a 2015 Jeep Wrangler, but it is my daily driver. As it and my family ages I am hoping it will become less of a daily vehicle.

    I just bought some Mickey Thompson Baja MTZ 33s tires and MT Deegan Pro 2 rims. I will try and hit some trails but with no lift and no snorkel I wouldn't go for any deep mud/water.

    Funny/Pathetic new jeep owner story. I took my 7 day old stock jeep on a dirt trail "just for some fun". Unbeknownst to me, the trail had deteriorated a lot, it had rained a ton in the spring and hadn't dried up and clearly recently had a tractor go through to create deep wheel ruts. Well all of 200 ft in and I knew I had to get out, unfortunately I did not. Got jammed in a rut and ended up hood down in the ditch. Air intake fully submerged and therefore engine flooded with water.

    Amazingly, after getting pulled out by a friend's Titan, it still ran for a fair bit before the computer shut her down. Super lucky it survived. Good times... Good lesson. The first 3 oil changes looked like milk chocolate running out.

    That trail was shut down permanently less than 2 months later.
     

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