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Utah, USA
First Name
Cason
Last Name
Hawley
Hey everyone, new here but not to overlanding.

I am in the Central Utah region
Right now i am in a 2001 Ram 1500 Off Road edition. Had numerous of vehicles in the past from jeeps to land rovers
Had numerous overlanding experiences from simple trails to more advanced stuff.

Always enjoy exploring and meeting new people with the same interests.
 

Alexd7290

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98
Corry Station, Pensacola, FL, USA
First Name
Alexander
Last Name
Dominguez
My name is Randy I live in the Florida panhandle I have a good bit of off roading experience but have been out of the game for a few years just got a 2014 ram 2500 so ready to get back in the game and get started overlanding
Welcome from a fellow member in the Florida panhandle. Be sure to check out the NW Florida thread to meet fellow members in the panhandle area.

 
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guitodd

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60
Hazel Dell, Washington.
First Name
Todd
Last Name
Holzman
Ham Callsign
KB7RQQ
Brand new here. Name is Todd and I've been adventuring for many, many years. Live just north of Vancouver Washington. Truck is an 06' Ram 1500 TRX4, 5.7l with a Sunlite pop-up camper. Always aiming to be completely self contained for camping with comfort while keeping the rig agile enough to get where I want/need to go. Cascade mountains of Oregon and Washington, and desert of Eastern Oregon are my favorites. I'm a ham radio operator KB7RQQ so try to include that in my adventures with various portable gear. Instagram is @guitodd . Looking forward to learning from others on OB.

If you are a HAM and have DMR Radio capabilities... I can be found on talkgroup 31655
 

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60
Georgia, USA
First Name
Tyler
Last Name
Mixon
Hey Everyone,
Wanted a place to get input and learn more about overlanding. I’m a prior service Marine, and recently got interesting in overlanding while doing a build for my little brother as a surprise / welcome to fatherhood. We both love to be outside and he loves his 4Runner. It started with the engine needing to be rebuilt and took off from there.
2005 4Runner SR5
Toytech suspension
Camburg upper control arms
TRD wheels
285/70/17 nitto ridge grapplers
Arb bumper
Warn 9k winch
Arb roof rack
Arb intensity light
Apple car play
Katskin Leather seats
New carpet
AFE CAI
 

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carguyinok

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Contributor I

60
N.E Oklahoma
First Name
Jeff
Last Name
Shlosser
Hello all, Jeff here & I live in the NE corner of Oklahoma. I have been (overlanding) longer then I would care to admit. I cut my teeth in the northern woods of Minnesota, spent a few years lost in the deserts of the west, & now the last two decades running around the back countries of Oklahoma, Missouri, Kansas, & Arkansas. My currant rig is a 04 Chevy Trailblazer that's been nothing but a beast for me. I know most see the goofy IFS they used and run for other options. Myself, I know it's abilities, proceed within those limits, & enjoy views most only dream of seeing. I've owned & built MANY off-road toys from overlanders/tube frame rock buggies & know they have their place. But I'd rather enjoy the open road in comfort with reasonable trail abilities these days.
I look forward to meeting some like minded people!
 

Prerunner1982

US Southwest Region Member Rep
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2,846
Navina, Oklahoma
First Name
Jon
Last Name
B
Member #

16274

Hello Jeff (@carguyinok), welcome from Central Oklahoma.

You are in the Southwest Region. Check out the Southwest Region sub-forum for local information and involvement opportunities.

Here is the link to the forum calendar and Meet-Up event page: Overland Bound Meetups
Or to check out what other members are planning go here: Overland Trip Planning

I am one of the SW Region Member Reps so if you have any questions let me know, you may also contact my rep partner @Iwata77 she is up in your neck of the woods.
 
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major

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233
Texas, USA
First Name
Major
Last Name
H
Member #

19819

Ham Callsign
W5WUT
Howdy from Cibolo, Texas! I'm new to the group, but I've done some light overlanding in the past. Much of it involves rumbling around Hidden Falls near Marble Falls, TX. :)

I have a 2016 Toyota 4Runner TE and my modifications aren't too wild so far:
  • Shrockworks rock sliders and skid plates
  • Gobi Stealth rack with ladder
  • MAXTRAX (love those things)
  • Krazy Beaver shovel
  • Bilstein 5100s
  • Kenwood TM-D710GA (73's from W5WUT) w/Comet SBB-5 2m/70cm antenna
  • BF Goodrich AT KO2 265/70/17
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Prerunner1982

US Southwest Region Member Rep
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2,846
Navina, Oklahoma
First Name
Jon
Last Name
B
Member #

16274

Hello @major , welcome from Oklahoma. I see you are a ham as well, feel free to join out Friday night Echolink net 1930 Central time.
Don't worry if you don't have an Echolink repeater close (or DMR or Allstar) many of us use the Echolink App. If you use Android and need help with the app, hopefully this will get you going. Echolink App (Android)

You are in the Southwest Region. Check out the Southwest Region sub-forum for local information and involvement opportunities.

Here is the link to the forum calendar and Meet-Up event page: Overland Bound Meetups
Or to check out what other members are planning go here: Overland Trip Planning

I am the SW Region Member Rep so if you have any questions let me know.
If you are on Facebook feel free to join us there as well, Overland Bound – Southwest.

73!
 
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Poseidon

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Contributor II

271
Wetumpka , Alabama
First Name
Raymond
Last Name
Camp
Member #

19552

Hey Everyone,
Wanted a place to get input and learn more about overlanding. I’m a prior service Marine, and recently got interesting in overlanding while doing a build for my little brother as a surprise / welcome to fatherhood. We both love to be outside and he loves his 4Runner. It started with the engine needing to be rebuilt and took off from there.
2005 4Runner SR5
Toytech suspension
Camburg upper control arms
TRD wheels
285/70/17 nitto ridge grapplers
Arb bumper
Warn 9k winch
Arb roof rack
Arb intensity light
Apple car play
Katskin Leather seats
New carpet
AFE CAI
Nice rig, Thank You for your service
 
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Aussie571

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Tamworth, NSW, Australia
First Name
Adrian
Last Name
Altona
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9625

Very cool WJ... I love seeing RHD versions. Is it a diesel or petrol? I spent about 2 years in AUS/NZ for work, always had a great time there and got to wheel and camp a bit too. Have you run a roof-top-tent on your factory rack (I see you have aftermarket cross-bars, but I'm curious how the stock front to rear bars hold up with a tent on 'em)?

-TJ
Hi TJ...Mine is the 4.7 HO...it has a small lift of 40mm and I have just replaced most of control arms with adjustables...so it rides really nice now!
So you had some time to explore here that's great!
I have a rooftop tent but no haven't have it on the top...building a trailer with a Ford Ranger tub for offroad camping and going to mount the RTT on it...right now if I'm camping in the bush...it's either a double swag or a tent...when I go on extended trips I take my old wind-up Jayco on road camper as basecamp!
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Ksc.jz

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233
Long Island, New York, USA
First Name
Kiano
Last Name
Mc
Member #

19685

Hello everyone my name is Kiano. I’m from Long Island New York. I’m a weekend adventurer/explorer and up until I got my Acura MDX I didnt to do much off-roading strictly paved roads since my last car was well a car. Since purchasing my Adventure Rig I’ve been camping off the beaten path and loving every second of it. Furthest west I’ve ever been was West Virginia. I’ve traveled up and down the east coast almost every weekend for the past 2 years.

Now for my Rig. Well she’s stock but it manages to handle every obstacle I throw at it so no complaints yet.

Future mods are on the Back burner until I get adequate camping equipment. I’ve only ever seen 1 or 2 Mdx’s on the trails and they’re owned by the same person.

I’m looking for more like minded people to follow on Instagram
 

SPÖÖKY LÄMP

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233
Chicago, IL, USA
First Name
Dylan
Last Name
Stoner
Member #

19709

Hello all,
Was just recently introduced to over landing, I've been doing it for a bit but didnt know there was a community, working on building up my new truck to a proper rig, 1994 chevy k1500 with a slight lift and a camper top, eventually want to get a tent but for now air mattress in the bed works good.
 

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tjZ06

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Lincoln, California, USA
First Name
TJ
Last Name
Adams
Member #

20043

Hi TJ...Mine is the 4.7 HO...it has a small lift of 40mm and I have just replaced most of control arms with adjustables...so it rides really nice now!
So you had some time to explore here that's great!
I have a rooftop tent but no haven't have it on the top...building a trailer with a Ford Ranger tub for offroad camping and going to mount the RTT on it...right now if I'm camping in the bush...it's either a double swag or a tent...when I go on extended trips I take my old wind-up Jayco on road camper as basecamp!
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Very cool, I wasn't sure if you got the 4.7 HO too down there. Also, that old pop-up trailer is awesome! Looking forward to your Ranger tub-trailer build too, I assume you'll have a thread?

-TJ
 

Shannon

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Contributor I

60
Denver, CO, USA
First Name
Shannon
Last Name
L.
Hello all,
I think I’ve been overlanding my whole life but didn’t know what to call it. Started on enduro motorcycles in the Mojave desert around Lake Havasu, AZ, and now I’m in a 2000 Toyota 4Runner in the Colorado Rockies.

I really like the philosophy here and on the YouTube channel and I’m looking forward to becoming part of the community over the coming years.

Thanks for what’s happening here!
Shannon
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mrseth

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Contributor II

98
Loveland, Colorado, USA
First Name
Seth
Last Name
Schueller
Member #

2197

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Hey guys, I'm Seth!

I am in Loveland, CO

I drive a 2004 Toyota 4Runner V8, 5" lift on ProComp and Bilstein 5100's, Light Racing UCA's, ProComp Coils, with home built front and rear bumpers. She has 315x12.6x17 shoes, and 1.5" Spidertrax. She has been an aboslute blast up here in the Mountains.

Ive been offroading different machines since I was about 8 years old, but I started with the Toyota and other Jeeps back in 2013! I would say I am experienced, but no where near pro or advanced.

I love this group! Thanks for having me!
 

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