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Group Overland Trip


Where are you wanting to go?

  • Texas Hill Country

    Votes: 1 14.3%
  • K-Trail

    Votes: 6 85.7%

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So you guys plan on making another go at the trip this fall?
 


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No plans yet. Steve will be down there for the Sams offroad weekend in Clayton. There is something every weekend in Clayton in October.

It would be fun, not sure what I'm doing, but its a possibilty!
 

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Thread revival !

Has anyone gone to either of these trails yet? Daniel, would you consider getting another group together?

The weather is nice now. It'd be a perfect time to go since it has cooled down with the cold front.
 

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We talked about it on the okie thread recently. My b2 is in rebuild mode. I'm looking at springtime maybe......
 

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Springtime would be perfect for me, too. The Texas Hill Country or K trail? Count me in completely. How many days do you think it'll be?
 

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K trail can be done in 2 days. Perfect weekend fun trip.
 

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I wouldn't mind going. The Texas Hill Country is supposed to be beautiful so I wouldn't mind it. I would probably end up taking the f150 though
 

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either for me. seriously, 100%. just can't break it before then lol
 

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K sounds fun. a bit much for a weekend from Houston. extended weekend or Friday sick day lol
 

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2015 trips?

I just wanted to bump this thread to see if anyone is planning upcoming trips?
 

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I haven't heard anything but I still don't have my BII back together. I keep getting side tracked working on other people's rides.


Steve
 

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I haven't heard anything but I still don't have my BII back together. I keep getting side tracked working on other people's rides.


Steve
Whoa Steve, you have some pretty serious equipment on that BII. I don't think I will be able to hang. My truck is pretty stock. With that being said, what upgrades do you think I'll need to tackle the k-trail?

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Thank you. What I would recommend 1st is to have over and visit Coby or Rick at Sam's Off-road to get on their emailing list for their runs. They have a Novice run every year at Clayton in the fall. I plan to attend again this fall after missing the last few.

Everyone's needs and wants are different for their trucks but what I did was wheeled mine stock for 3 years before I done anything. Personally I think that helps you learn to drive plus you will be quite surprised what a stock RBV is capable of. As I wheeled and learned (and drooled over other trucks) I started deciding the direction I wanted to go. The first was the 4.0 swap, Dana 35, n 8.8. Then I cut the fenders and got the 33's. Explorer leafs, F150 coils, and the JD extended arms. Extended arms are a must if you want to be able to use the front suspension to its fullest. Last but not least was the doubler. The doubler is awesome because it will allow you to go slow and lessen the chance of breaking parts as long as your not stupid with the go pedal. All of this happened over time which gave me the time to become familiar with each change before moving on to the next mod. I must say its a lot of fun to watch the jeepers point and talk before we hit the trail only to have them come up to me later in the day telling me they are shocked how well my truck performs. LOL

I'm still not done with it. Needs bigger tires and gearing change along with roll cage and finally chop the top to enjoy some fresh air.

If your ever up here around Shawnee give me a call/text 405-615-7110 and come by.


Steve
 

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Thanks man! This is great advice. I believe I'll hit some trails with the stock set up to figure what I need first!

Blake
 

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I forgot to add lockers and protection (bumpers and sliders) and the most important....winch, to help save jeepers.


Steve
 


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