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PostSubject: Re: Tracks for 2wd   Fri Feb 22, 2013 9:55 pm

I looked at the ad for that. That thing sits about 5 feet from the concrete. Has the ghetto-ist suspension set up in the back. And stock front axle shafts on 38's sounds like a great idea. affraid
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PostSubject: Re: Tracks for 2wd   Fri Feb 22, 2013 9:56 pm

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I looked at the ad for that. That thing sits about 5 feet from the concrete. Has the ghetto-ist suspension set up in the back. And stock front axle shafts on 38's sounds like a great idea. affraid

Yea I don't want to bash specific companies openly, but it was built buy a place in NC that I carry pretty low respect for.
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PostSubject: Re: Tracks for 2wd   Fri Feb 22, 2013 11:11 pm

...but they used lots of stuff...chevy stuff...all pro stuff...rancho stuff...custom stuff...not to mention, a new spare...AND it'll crawl anything at URE! Its like Christmas is waiting for you in February!

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PostSubject: Re: Tracks for 2wd   Sat Feb 23, 2013 12:24 am

Wow. Just wow.
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PostSubject: Re: Tracks for 2wd   Sat Feb 23, 2013 12:25 am

Brian wrote:
Personally I think this is brilliant!!! There is absolutely noy way this could end badly for you!

Side note: I've been laughing at this comment for at least 10 minutes.
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PostSubject: Re: Tracks for 2wd   Sat Feb 23, 2013 2:18 am

i do agree with Paul...its always good to have a 2WD int he group...good to be able to practice recovery with...or actually do real recovery with!! but like HUBE said not always fun to have to be slowed down or made to miss or go around an obstacle...and there is my personal thought that 2WD trucks need to stay on the desert racing courses...they do actually thrive on that...one must think of the dune buggies and racing bugs/beetles and the like...2wd does not go with mud...or rocks that are bigger than the wheels...it just doesnt...not unless you bash the $h^t out of your truck...chains wrapped around a 2wd tires (on the drive wheels) jsut do nothing ..other than make it more dangerous there just is no good viable proven way to improve the traction on a 2wd in deep mud or crawling rocks ...ou might get over some smaller rocks if you pound them hard enough and you might get thru some mud if you have enough speed and momentum ....but not for long...you just end up in a mud hole calling people late at night to come and rescue you...and expecting them to drop whatever they are doing and actually come to your rescue...it will get old

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PostSubject: Re: Tracks for 2wd   Sat Feb 23, 2013 11:23 am

What about making pipes to go around the tires?
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PostSubject: Re: Tracks for 2wd   Sat Feb 23, 2013 12:37 pm

Wouldn't it just be safer, easier, and more cost effective to buy a rig with 4wd?
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PostSubject: Re: Tracks for 2wd   Sat Feb 23, 2013 12:38 pm

Pipes
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PostSubject: Re: Tracks for 2wd   Sat Feb 23, 2013 12:42 pm

PIPES!!!
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PostSubject: Re: Tracks for 2wd   Sat Feb 23, 2013 1:54 pm

I think there are certainly some trails that a 2 wheel drive can have fun. I would say many of the trails at URE, other than Daniel, Dutch John and Dickey Bell can be fun with 2wd with a locker. Then ride along in a 4wd up the tougher trails.

I would say though that there has to be a dedicated trail partner to ride with, that is willing to fall behind the rest of the group. I've seen quite a few guys on TW that run URE in their Prerunners, and do pretty good.
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PostSubject: Re: Tracks for 2wd   Sat Feb 23, 2013 2:30 pm

Nose goes
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PostSubject: Re: Tracks for 2wd   Sat Feb 23, 2013 4:00 pm

i agree with you Nick..there are a bunch that can be done...but as we all know most of those trails are connectors to the more difficult trails and obstacles...and yes i like the PIPES idea too!!
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PostSubject: Re: Tracks for 2wd   Wed Mar 13, 2013 3:27 pm

Well chains don't work you just give yourself a flat tire
And for the record I haven't gotten stuck in over 2 weeks hahaha
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PostSubject: Re: Tracks for 2wd   Wed Mar 13, 2013 3:57 pm

probably cuz you havent left the driveway...LOL
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PostSubject: Re: Tracks for 2wd   Wed Mar 13, 2013 4:30 pm

No I leave the drive way it's just there's no where to go anymore
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