CADVR RALLY 9 8/12-8/21 16' "Danger Wheelie Over the Crack of Doom"

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  1. Bonebag

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    You should be pretty good in September vs the summer months when, I'll have to agree...the enjoyability declines a bit due to the "oh look..a wild squirrel" factor :D Any of the national parks are a must see at one point or another. Brit and I did Yellowstone first weekend in October once and a 4wd was very necessary in most places :D
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    Not very many geisers in the national forest
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    C Squared Now without TURBO! Supporter

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    But, plenty of geezers at the Central Rally!
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    garfey Scruffy Adventurer Supporter

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  5. Bonebag

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    8 Grand for a 2000 van that's all shitty with dents and such...and they guy says he wouldn't tow it anywhere cause the motor is weak but new...that guy has lost his mind... :D Here's the real deal...talk him down to 1800 http://milwaukee.craigslist.org/cto/5746232418.html
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  6. FINNDIAN

    FINNDIAN Mine goes to 11

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    Sweet ride if it was 5+ years newer with a dirty max under the hood.

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  7. garfey

    garfey Scruffy Adventurer Supporter

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    I saw the vehicles up in the Northwoods - rustbuckets, and only a few years old . . . fenderwells, door sills, doG knows what else. Not being a rustbucket is worth a bunch!
    (Unless, of course, buyer insists on living where the Pahrs That Be insist on salting the roads at the first hint of cold stuff. In which case, buy 'em and scrap 'em when they'd just be getting good down in doG's Country.)
  8. Bonebag

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    Yeah..you got a live with it...no use buying a texas vehicle..it's going to rust like crazy within a year or so if you run it in the winter. I only know a handful of people that have enough cash to keep a set of cars in the garage from October to April.
  9. C Squared

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    I keep mine in a heated garage when I'm not driving them in the salt.
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  10. garfey

    garfey Scruffy Adventurer Supporter

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    Dealt with the salt in Idamaho in the mid-60s, then in Connectimacut in the mid-70s. Can't imagine ever subjecting myself to that (and in the case of CT, the gawdawful tax structure!) again! Wasn't in either place long enough to have a car rust out from under me, didn't keep 'em long enough.

    Aside: CT license plates: LK6246 & MZ2423 - this was during the 1st Gas Crisis! and when I went to register the '69 Barracuda (junkyard 360, 3-on-the-floor {installing stick-shift pedals in an automatic car is not fun}, same junkyard, case of Bud and a dozen dognuts on Saturday morning and "go get what you want" ) the lady at DMV asked if I had another vehicle, I said yes, she asked what the plate number was and gave me an odd number since we were in the "alternate day" scheme to buy gas - COOL!!

    Even more aside, lifting that 360 block with the crank in it up and over the sill and into the trunk of my 280SE to take it to the machine shop is why my back's effed up. Could have called my neighbooger for help, but NO! I was young and strong . . . . . and stupid! Where are my Tramadol and Soma? And another Brandy Throwback!
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    begeberg Let it burn....

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    You're cute when you drink.
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  13. Moose Dog

    Moose Dog Mr. Nice Guy

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    Crossed the Rockies in December of 2004 in a 4 wheel drive truck, what an trip for a flat lander, up through the ski villages in blinding snow storms, 4 wheel drive the whole way, complete white knuckle for hours on end, that was my first dirt bike trip to Johnson Valley California, done it a couple of times since, via an airplane, I learned my lesson.

    Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming and Washington are the only states I have not driven through in the continental U.S., that's what we really want to do next summer, Crazy Horse, Custer, Devil's Tower, Rushmore and few others are also on my bucket list for that trip, September should be perfect.
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  14. garfey

    garfey Scruffy Adventurer Supporter

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    I know . . . too bad I was on Anti-B's when there and couldn't show y'all how it's done. :photog

    (Actually, as I've gotten older I find it more fun to sip a little and watch the amateurs, maybe even take a pic or two. Getting up with the sun's not a problem, either,)
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  15. papalobster

    papalobster With Gusto!

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    Actually, this is sober Garfey. If you woulda hung around you would know this.
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  16. papalobster

    papalobster With Gusto!

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    IMHO, just drive past Crazy horse. Mt. Rushmore is almost the same. They really hype it up, but once there it's like "oh, lower case wow, let's go get ice cream!" Coulda talked all about it Saturday night, but like Driffy, you were nowhere to be found!

    Wind and Jewel cave, Minuteman missile site and a few other national parks were far more interesting.

    I would suggest getting one of these https://www.amazon.com/Passport-Your-National-Parks-Collectors/dp/1590911768 and one of these https://www.nps.gov/planyourvisit/passes.htm I was amazed how much it cost to get into the parks just to piddle a round for half a day. The missus got the Access pass due to her service connected disability...........after we got back:bluduh.
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    :scratch and people on that forum were saying it's a good deal. Guess we're a bit different up here :deal

    Rust = less weight = better mileage.
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    MikeyT Krusty Olde Pharte

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    If you have time, the Wind River Canyon in WY, and Palouse Falls and the North Cascades Highway in WA are worth the effort. Flathead Lake in MT as well.
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  20. Bonebag

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    Walked by the liquor cabinet today around noon...and had to stop myself from grabbing a snort of woodford from the bottle...hard getting back to real life after being up there :D
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