Official TRS EV Taunter
TRS 20th Anniversary
TRS Event Participant
- Oct 31, 2018
- Reaction score
- Dirtman's Basement
- Vehicle Year
- Make / Model
- Engine Size
- 2.9l Trinity
- 2WD / 4WD
- My credo
- Give 'yer balls a tug. Fight me.
Somewhere on this forum is a video of my Ranger with pizza Cutters in sand. It did not end well for the clutch.In sand you need model T tires.
Part of my father's family lived in East Texas and I would go there school holidays and hunt deer. One of dad's uncles lived in the country there on old HWY 75 and I would get off the Greyhound right in front of his place.
He could remember coming there by wagon in the 1890s. They first went to Austin, then settled in Freestone County.
The earliest dallas to Houston route was a lot of dirt, and a lot of sand, even as parts of it were being improved, or even paved. When I was going there during the 60s they were doing the same with the interstate a couple miles over.
Big heavy Buicks and their big wide tires could not do well in the deep sand, so the old Model A and T's would come by sooner or later and pull them out