my overlanding experience

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gregmyer

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Hello my name is Greg, I live in northern Utah. i am new to overloading. i wanted to use this thread to document my adventurers and my growth as an explorer. I drive a 04 ford f150 ( i know everyone is going to say it is the wrong truck) with 198,000 miles on it. i bought it 3 years ago. I have bin fixing it up over that time. it has had a full engine rebuild/upgrade and an transmission rebuild and upgrade. i will also be posting about work i do to my truck repairs and upgrades alike.
when i got it
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after a lift and some new meats
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first day trip
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tritonl

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Hello my name is Greg, I live in northern Utah. i am new to overloading. i wanted to use this thread to document my adventurers and my growth as an explorer. I drive a 04 ford f150 ( i know everyone is going to say it is the wrong truck) with 198,000 miles on it. i bought it 3 years ago. I have bin fixing it up over that time. it has had a full engine rebuild/upgrade and an transmission rebuild and upgrade. i will also be posting about work i do to my truck repairs and upgrades alike.
when i got it

after a lift and some new meats

first day trip



last summer






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gregmyer

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the vehicle that gets you out exploring is the right vehicle to take . most don't believe it but you can take something other then a Toyota overlanding lol . great pics looks like some fun trips
i love it. the only thing is the gas mileage it leaves a bit to be desired. it also doesn't have a tun of "overlanding" parts available, but that just means you need to get creative.:tonguewink:
 
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Ron W.

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Great photos. Nothing wrong with a Ford. I've ran Chevy, Ford, and Toyota. As for MPG, I am willing to bet your Ford is comparable to my Tacoma plus you have more room.
 

gregmyer

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over the holiday weakened the better 3/4 and i drove to the left cost (San Francisco). i took my car not my truck ( didn't plan on doing any off roading). but on a personal achievement i have now driven the entire length of I80 from NYC to San Francisco.
Donner Pass
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Muir Woods National Monument
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Point Bonita
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gregmyer

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want to give a shout out to my fellow member 7464 for coming up and helping me with the dirty job of replacing rear axle seals and bearings today. It also was good to see your wepon of t truck. we should do a cruse next week.
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i also mounted my OB badge today.
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