Lining up between 7am and 8am to meet all the trail leaders, and ensure your rigg can run the trail chosen
d1 on 285s, 4"
I want one, had a lever that said DIFF LOCK, I assume CDL?
thats what i call a BULL BAR
We did poukipsie Gulch with Jim I rode tail gunner, Jim had 15 trucks
Guys from cali(gary)
from all over the place
union jack on hood
chatting before the ride
Boats in a nearby lake
Montrose has ballons...Full of hot air..
Feilds of Montrose
teepee in the woods
Rover convoy through the mountains
On our way to Ouray!
.. prep for the trail
the water was pretty cold!
Prospectors looked for silver and gold in 1875
yes, that is snow!
beautiful wildflowers by the stream
More waterfalls, clear cold water
didnt air down enough and got high centered
Nice rock proctection
back down, calm down
take two failed too
all the way to the left was the line
Front and rear locked aired down to 14psi+no sways front or rear = success
This rigg had front and rear ARBs but wasnt disconnected on either sway bar, didnt make the wall
LR3 Traction control is superior to D2
D90 trying ti make the wall, same line as me previously
Sliding and bouncing
sliding backwards, still with hope
Going, Going, ....
organizing the recovery
spooling out my winch line
3 pt recovery
got to use my new 3/8" synth line
using a tow strap and a disco2 wasnt working, need a winch to brake the pull
good thing Frank, the driver is a mechanic/shop owner
so soothing and serene
what lives in those caves?
evil looking clouds
dark clouds at 11,200 feet, raindrops
just walked over and grabbed snow...
that's a lot of snow!
at one time Ouray had over 30 active mines
appears sealed off
No jeeps in lake!(no ATVs or dirt bikes either!)
My rigg is the 2nd one
Day 2 Lined up for coal canyon
TLs waiting in front for participants
Paul & participating family from Utah-this guy won 3 separate items at the rally-can you spell "didnt mix the tickets well?"
orange is his color
Sam McBirneys Truggy (this is the dude who built my bumper)
I'd like to see the FL in action witha G4 and series...
Yes it was raining(yellow jacket optional)
lunch under the canopy listening to Hendrix(courtesy Trail leader Gem)
Diff guard doing its job
axel breaker machine
broken CV 3600ft/lbs stock
cromo axle held further than stock
but failed also, see the white line, doesnt have good memory, stayed twisted
Gem hung up
needed 2 more manpower
backed onto diff guard
diff guard broken bolts underside
removing harmonic balancer and diff guard
Chuck and family from cali
My group the last day
Bangs is fun
blue bellied lizard
that front left is OFF the ground. Unique diff...
despite CDL open diffs left him needing a pull
Pulling with my new bumper
going backwards without diff guard
going up the steps BACKWARDS, just for fun
great run day 3