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theorangekl

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Gonna show my age here. My first time through the pines in the snow was after the blizzard of 96, in my 95 Nissan Hardbody. Had a blast! Hoping we actually get some snow soon, I'd like to get out there again.
Not sure about the pines but in southern New York we’re supposed to get a couple inches Thursday-Sunday
 

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Looks like some mix then rain, Monday isnt going to get above 19°
I know theorangekl isnt a fan of ice
Lol. Last trip with ice put my Jeep in the hospital for 37 days. And I just had to replace the radiator over the weekend. It was a good learning experience though
 
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theorangekl

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Its not fair
I bombed through the ice and all i broke was a foglight wire
I think the rear end has had issues and that day was just the last straw for it. That binding up didn’t make the tranny happy. But There must be a tranny breather hole or something that filled with water. The tranny, rear diff, rear axles, and transmission control module had to get replaced. And the radiator I’m assuming because I pushed it through a bunch of ice. The top seam cracked.
 
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I would love to get out to the pines again if I had confirmation that the water holes were solid ice enough to drive on.
 
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This time last year I was driving on solid ice. I don’t think the water was that deep though IMG_4851.JPG
 
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Subbed, and also stoked for a NJ focused group!

2015 JK 2 doors & 3 pedals
88629Looking forward to some rally’s, events or just trail talk!
 
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bryantc3

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New guy here from the Summit area. Just picked up a '18 JK 2-door (build date of 4/10/18, one of the last few hundred JKs made lol). Never overlanded or even camped out in a while, but interested in getting my feet wet so to say with trail riding. Unfortunately no facebook, but will be checking here. Super interested to try out areas of the TNJT.
 
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I was born and raised in Clifton growing strong on Rutts Hut, The Hot Grill and Brunos Pizza.

I first started out with a 1976 GMC Jimmy and was one of Meadowlands Off Road's first customers. Ralph and Mary were great people and I just heard Ralph passed away.
I escaped NJ in 1992 for South America. I still ordered equipment from Ralph , much to the envy of the other members of the Peruvian 4wd club Adventurismo.
I was driving an armored FZj80 and we went all over the country .

In 1998, I was transferred to El Paso Texas where I still live . I bought an 1985 FJ60 the same year and still have it. I go on a couple of long trips a year and last summer my wife and spend three months traveling in Alaska and Canada with two trips to the Arctic ocean.

I still get to NJ once a year to get some good food and hit the shore.

This is a link to my blog with links some articles about some trips I have done. Badlands Expeditions