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Offline 308nato

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Re: 4x4 guys only, no pansy sportscars here...
« Reply #40 on: July 27, 2015, 07:26:36 PM »






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Re: 4x4 guys only, no pansy sportscars here...
« Reply #41 on: September 24, 2016, 02:12:37 PM »
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Re: 4x4 guys only, no pansy sportscars here...
« Reply #42 on: September 24, 2016, 04:12:52 PM »
Man, I thought by the name of title this would be a thread about ACTUAL hand-fabbed 4x4's like the ones my mom's rock crawling club use to off-road up mountainsides, not pansy trucks. Oh well... :th_thicon_lol:  :th_thicon_question:

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Re: 4x4 guys only, no pansy sportscars here...
« Reply #43 on: April 10, 2017, 09:09:00 AM »
Much like Tango, the wife and I both traded in and got Jeeps.


She got the better deal. 2014 Rubicon X that had been special ordered with everything you would want upgraded. The previous owner bought it for his place in Colorado. Only 11000 miles on it. I didn't mind though. I got a 2015 Hardrock with the best option you can have with teenagers, a manual transmission. They all want to drive hers. Mine not so much.

My wife is happy with stock. Of course I can't have a lego car and not build it into something else, so it was only a month, before I had ordered a lift, tires, wheels, and various other mods.
 

I do miss the power of my truck. I got a minivan motor, gas mileage sucks, the left side of a passing lane isn't where I hang out anymore and a crosswind makes keeping it on the road, like wrestling a bear.
But inspite of all that, it's like b :th_thicon_question:  :th_thicon_question: bs, their just fun.

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Re: 4x4 guys only, no pansy sportscars here...
« Reply #44 on: April 10, 2017, 10:14:57 AM »
We made our youngest daughter learn to drive on a standard.

I understand the teenager thing,
but it's a skill you should force them to learn. :)
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Re: 4x4 guys only, no pansy sportscars here...
« Reply #45 on: April 10, 2017, 10:17:29 AM »

This is BLUUUUU, my second Chevy 4x4 and about 7th Chevy truck/Sub.




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Re: 4x4 guys only, no pansy sportscars here...
« Reply #46 on: April 11, 2017, 09:12:20 AM »
We made our youngest daughter learn to drive on a standard.

I understand the teenager thing,
but it's a skill you should force them to learn. :)

We went to dinner last night and out of the blue my wife asked to drive home. She did fine even though she hadn't driven a stick in a forever. That made our daughter want to try. This morning I have mild whiplash, but she got the hang of it. She made it until she had to turn around in a driveway. She was worried she was going to go through their fence ( I was a little worried about that as well) so she let me take over.

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Re: 4x4 guys only, no pansy sportscars here...
« Reply #47 on: April 11, 2017, 09:13:57 AM »

BLUUUUU is the official gun carrier for Boomer.


Very nice.