Post by wvopowered on Nov 15, 2015 19:35:28 GMT -8
New forum member I was looking for local clubs and found your group. I have lived in this area all my life " Portland" used to go 4 wheeling a lot years ago. I have been going to the sand dunes for around 35 years now. Used to go to Sandlake all the time stopped going there around 1999 . It got to out of control and the people were being inconsiderate. I had young kids at the time and it just was not safe. I have been going to Florance sense then. I ride a 4 mill longrod Banshee. I picked up a 1995 Passport this summer and have been getting it ready to take out. I live up in the Yacolt area.
Post by wvopowered on Nov 16, 2015 17:40:56 GMT -8
I would like to do a sas and get it up a little higher with some 35" tires at least.The tires I have now are 32" that is about it for the lift it has now.I want to put a cage in it and make some bumpers and rock sliders. I had to fix the exh they have a flex joint were the two pipes meet under the motor that was rusted out so when I replaced that I also removed cat and put a 2 1/2" turbo muffler on it that seemed to make it run better .I bought it off CL " alternator draining battery will not start" I took my trailer out with a battery stuck it in it took a little cranking but it fired up ran rough for a while till warmed up drove it around the block every thing seemed okay for over 200k so I bought it. And it does charge battery had just died. This one is a 5 spd I have another one that is a auto with a blown trans bought it for spare parts but I may stick a 350 in it with a auto and make that one my dune rig. I really do not see this motor being able to turn those paddles. They are 21.50x15 and about 33 tall. These tires started all of this I pick them up dirt cheep and was going to make a V8 rail they are 6 lug wheels so I started looking for a rear end and found that the Rodeo and Passport have a Dana 44 so that would be perfect . Then I learned that they are full frame trucks and seemed to be a good low cost wheeler. My tow rig is a 89 Ford F350 crew cab that I put a 97 5.9 cumins in .It is pumped up a little before I did a hybrid turbo upgrade it dynoed at 260 hp at the rear wheels.
Are there any fire roads around us that get deep snow that are not gated off. We used to go up to Larch Mt the one in Ore and take the road from Bridalveil up to the snow gate on the paved road . I would be Pushing snow grill deep with my 74 chev pickup . Looks pretty cool when you back up and you see a imprint of your truck in the snow.
Post by ODJeepster on Nov 16, 2015 18:42:23 GMT -8
Heck yeah!!! Sittin on 35's, SAS with a d44 front will look sick. I'm kinda partial to "unique" vehicles. Take lots of pictures throughout your build and post them up on the build area of this forum. As far as snow roads, we may find snow on our Dec.6 Christmas Tree run. Tag a long if you're available.
ExCabSwap: The wind there looks horrible... Still worth it haha
Feb 1, 2016 18:43:45 GMT -8
ExCabSwap: Finishing up the fuel tank... Hope to see you all Tuesday in my extended cab!
Feb 6, 2016 1:43:36 GMT -8
poorboy: Can somebody give me the official rules for the Cowbell please?
May 8, 2016 15:26:47 GMT -8
Wyldman: The Cowbell... If you are a club member and you're on one of our wheelin' trips. If you get stuck on an obstacle and have to be pulled out by your winch or someone elses winch/strap. You earn the Cowbell.
May 9, 2016 15:46:03 GMT -8
poorboy: Wyldman, I got to see the passing of the bell at the meeting and learned quite a bit about the tradition.
May 11, 2016 13:03:11 GMT -8
ljdude: Who has the cowbell?
Jul 20, 2016 23:45:14 GMT -8
petee: who has the cowbell
Aug 7, 2016 20:00:28 GMT -8