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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-23-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 15,402
Views: 1,236,547
Posted By doc_ricketts
Shows you are dedicated to our young people,...

Shows you are dedicated to our young people, Norm, and we all thank you and your wife.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-23-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,541
Posted By doc_ricketts
To reaffirm, don't fail to spend adequate time at...

To reaffirm, don't fail to spend adequate time at Yellowstone Canyon. Walk to viewpoints and even carefully do a day hike. Also fishing on Yellowstone Lake and any of the rivers is fantastic. Watch...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-23-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,069
Posted By doc_ricketts
Mainly. They had some 2014s in steel but that's...

Mainly. They had some 2014s in steel but that's old stuff now. You could put your finger on the tailgate or rear fender flat surface and it would push way inward. The salesman said that it was better...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-23-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,069
Posted By doc_ricketts
We seem to all agree on the Cummins 5.9, but I am...

We seem to all agree on the Cummins 5.9, but I am also learning more about the rave gasie known as Ford Ecoboost. Here is a good article on it which makes it sound real good:
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-22-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,069
Posted By doc_ricketts
It seems you know trucks and since the thread...

It seems you know trucks and since the thread started with a query from somebody who didn't but wanted advice about trucks, including specifically diesels, accurate info is good. One thing you are...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-22-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,069
Posted By doc_ricketts
LaneDetroit, I knew you knew trucks and now I...

LaneDetroit, I knew you knew trucks and now I know why. We agree I think, 5.9 Dodge diesel or Ford 7.3psd. And I think we are both wondering about mileage life for the 3.0s and maybe there is data...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-22-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,069
Posted By doc_ricketts
Yes I know all that and stopped at rest stops...

Yes I know all that and stopped at rest stops where two different Libertys with VM 2.8s were stopped with engine problems. I think Chryslers move because of Fiats ownership was unavoidable and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-22-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,069
Posted By doc_ricketts
Well, vibrations can be good. Driving a diesel,...

Well, vibrations can be good. Driving a diesel, riding a 650 thumper bike, or ......
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-22-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,069
Posted By doc_ricketts
Laugh Your first sentence is analogous to: 'If you...

Your first sentence is analogous to:
'If you are not trying to have a kid, there is no need to have sex'
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-22-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,069
Posted By doc_ricketts
You da diesel man. I will never drive anything...

You da diesel man. I will never drive anything else because of the low end torque, the sound, and the smell. Early Dodgies with the 5.9 are the best. But I even bought my son a 2001 VW TDI and it has...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-21-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,069
Posted By doc_ricketts
There is a great article on the new Nissan Titan...

There is a great article on the new Nissan Titan with the V8 Cummins in DieselPower mag this month. It will fit nicely between halfton and 3/4 tons, but with the Cummins will run circles in design,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-21-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 566
Posted By doc_ricketts
Eek Unnerving if you are riding 2up and you are not...

Unnerving if you are riding 2up and you are not Cali howlers.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-21-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 566
Posted By doc_ricketts
Pretty and tough nodull.

Pretty and tough nodull.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-21-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 566
Posted By doc_ricketts
Pretty and easy dull.

Pretty and easy dull.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-20-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 326
Posted By doc_ricketts
Amazing breadth of knowledge in this place!!!

Amazing breadth of knowledge in this place!!!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-20-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,360
Posted By doc_ricketts
Cool2 Great pics of fond memories.��

Great pics of fond memories.��
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-20-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,008
Posted By doc_ricketts
Just be careful of mesa sliding like Collbran.

Just be careful of mesa sliding like Collbran.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-19-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,069
Posted By doc_ricketts
Laugh Blakey, apparently the Virtual Machina V6 is a...

Blakey, apparently the Virtual Machina V6 is a pretty good engine and it runs out well in a Ram 1500. I drove one yesterday and it didnt even seem like a diesel, but I guess that was the goal. I will...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-17-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,069
Posted By doc_ricketts
Well it might be better than the Motori that...

Well it might be better than the Motori that caused so many problems in Jeep Libertys but not as reliable and long life as the new Cummins. Time will tell and if I get new truck it will be aNissan...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-16-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,248
Posted By doc_ricketts
Yes, I think the triangular lights are one of the...

Yes, I think the triangular lights are one of the best things you can do. They immediately catch drivers attention more than anything except two flashers down low.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-15-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 434
Views: 19,860
Posted By doc_ricketts
Thumbs down enigmatic_redhabu is no sniper but somebody who...

enigmatic_redhabu is no sniper but somebody who gave you some great advice.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-15-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,541
Posted By doc_ricketts
If you wait until mid September or early October...

If you wait until mid September or early October the crowds are much reduced to about 25% and leaves are pretty and fishing great. And ignore Jackson Hole but make sure you get to upper Green River,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-15-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 434
Views: 19,860
Posted By doc_ricketts
Add another 1000 to that. And it is nice to hear...

Add another 1000 to that. And it is nice to hear from e....habu, the real deal.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-15-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 448
Posted By doc_ricketts
If can get the group reservation there, problem...

If can get the group reservation there, problem solved. Columbine has just as much room for people so you might use both if need be. Both plots are very close to good riding, including the Pickle...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-13-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,069
Posted By doc_ricketts
Can't drive your diesels all the time? What is...

Can't drive your diesels all the time? What is wrong with you guys. Love my 1995 Cummins 4 wheel so much its beat is my heartbeat and the way it handles with the right tires is perfecto.��
Meanwhile...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-13-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 23,224
Posted By doc_ricketts
Now take a picture of each drawer contents and ...

Now take a picture of each drawer contents and
paste it on the drawer front. So nice setup!!!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-13-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,069
Posted By doc_ricketts
Regarding the post above I would highly recommend...

Regarding the post above I would highly recommend staying away from the Dodge 1500 with Italian diesel. Junk and companys biggest mistake for not using one of the new Cummins.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-13-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,337
Posted By doc_ricketts
Flow and zen feeling are much the same. I like...

Flow and zen feeling are much the same. I like get in the out of body feeling where you are interacting with bike and the trail so that each impulse comes automatically and your senses are in tune...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-11-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,529
Posted By doc_ricketts
Nice country for Icarus. I worked around there a...

Nice country for Icarus. I worked around there a couple summers, Weed, Shasta, Lava Beds, Klamath Falls.
I watch a group of paragliders who take off from the hills above Puget Sound and sail around...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-10-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 863
Posted By doc_ricketts
Yep it hit me five times as bad this year and...

Yep it hit me five times as bad this year and took my first ever med today.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-10-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By doc_ricketts
Lowest snowfall on record for Mt. Rainier. People...

Lowest snowfall on record for Mt. Rainier. People hiking the trails already when it usually is only possible end of May. Wonder what it all means?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-08-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 802
Posted By doc_ricketts
Tonk glad you got to go for the good ride. I was...

Tonk glad you got to go for the good ride. I was at SLC three years in grad school and was real busy with time only for afternoon skiing. I found this great report for your loopie
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-08-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,212
Posted By doc_ricketts
Very excellent buildup Muddy!!!

Very excellent buildup Muddy!!!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-07-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,212
Posted By doc_ricketts
Laugh Maybe you are confusing TNC and THC.

Maybe you are confusing TNC and THC.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-07-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 15,402
Views: 1,236,547
Posted By doc_ricketts
Neat pic!!

Neat pic!!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-07-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,212
Posted By doc_ricketts
Are you kidding or just down on Texans? ...

Are you kidding or just down on Texans?
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=26427763#post26427763
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-06-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,212
Posted By doc_ricketts
I saw a Beemer just like that on the Cliven Bundy...

I saw a Beemer just like that on the Cliven Bundy outback. Whoops that wasn't a Beemer, just a jackass.
http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/2360567-155/op-ed-cliven-bundys-crusade-is-not
MORON LUBE!!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-06-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,124
Posted By doc_ricketts
Yeah I got my training driving Hwy 6 from Price...

Yeah I got my training driving Hwy 6 from Price to SLC UT while getting my degree at U. Utah during wintertime visits to my home in Texas. Some of the same furor and spending that happened on Hwy 6...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-06-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 448
Posted By doc_ricketts
This is very nice. Good trails loop around the...

This is very nice. Good trails loop around the neat Central City area and down to Idaho Springs and then great paved riding up to Mt. Evans. And as far as Chatfield and Bear Creek I don't believe you...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-04-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 312
Posted By doc_ricketts
Stinky too. I hate riding through their exhaust.��

Stinky too. I hate riding through their exhaust.��
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