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JohnE
11-30-2009, 07:03 PM
Hi I'm John I'm new to Kelowna long time 4x4'er just moved to Lake Country From the coast (Powell River) I just got to go on my first orgnized event the Toy Run 2009 in kelowna sat the 28th it was rad. Iv got a few trucks my old jeep is still in Powell River is a 74 with 12 inches on lift full size chev half ton axels welded with 4.11's four speed t-18 with an amc 360 V8 ( not street legal has to stay there) my new Jeep I just got a 2007 Rubicon 4 door 6 speed (bone dry stock and will stay that way for a while) and the current bush basher is my 85 toyota sr5 with 5ish inches of lift 5.29 gears air lockers and a baaaaagggged four cyl that is going to soon be a jack stand and some almost bald 295/70/17 toyo mudders. I always wana go out in the bush but I always gotta work any chance I can go out and break my truck I wana
gotta eliminate all the weak points. Just let me know when it's time to go ! [36]

nate980
11-30-2009, 08:19 PM
Nice intro, welcome! any pics of your rides?

bakelite
12-01-2009, 02:06 PM
:welcome:

JohnE
12-01-2009, 09:15 PM
Got a few of the toyota and the jeep

rmiller026
12-01-2009, 09:17 PM
so post em geeze

JohnE
12-01-2009, 09:17 PM
Just gotta fuiger out how to post em

rmiller026
12-01-2009, 09:19 PM
theres that box with the mountain and the sun click that and from another site right click the pick hit proporties save the link and put it in the box on this page

JohnE
12-01-2009, 09:29 PM
Think I got it now
The red truck is the only one left
The s-10 went away to the 4runner then the red truck
and I cant find any ole jeep pic's that arnt hard copy

JohnE
12-01-2009, 09:41 PM
Forgot about the newest Toy Ruby (07) Iv got plans for her .... just not today

norm
12-02-2009, 06:50 AM
welcome to lake country,it's a good place to be[cheers]

coreyg8
12-02-2009, 06:58 AM
why dont you trailer the 74 jeep out?...that things sounds cool!

JohnE
12-02-2009, 07:18 AM
The jeep is still home in Powell River it's two ferries and like 700ish k away when I go home to visit the folks it's there for me..... proabbly needs a jump start but it's there for me

JohnE
12-02-2009, 07:20 AM
And yeah lake country it's real nice Im planning on sticking around for a while

JohnE
12-06-2009, 11:12 AM
Wheres some good places to go to in the Lake country area all Iv been is up twords beaver lake .....

norm
12-06-2009, 05:31 PM
Oyama lk is a nice drive,nothing serious but some real nice views from about
half way.Used to wheel on spion kopje lots but then they built "the lakes"
mostly dirtbik'n there now.
Usually go out to chute lk area or around postill aren't to far,keep your eyes on
trip planning should be some snow wheel'n coming up,I don't get out much
anymore but I'll try shoot ya a pm next time I go[cheers]

JohnE
12-08-2009, 07:13 AM
I was just on the trail from oyama to beaver I drove out the hiway and drove back the trail snow was almost up to my headlights but it was so frozen it was like driving in two feet of sand ..... wierd conditions I keep hearing all the good stuff is out twords chute lake, im nearly ready to go any time

JohnE
12-18-2009, 07:11 AM
Well not any more Iv resorted to driving a car until the truck is back in working condition !

JohnE
02-24-2011, 06:11 PM
I wana go wheelin!

'Balmer
02-24-2011, 07:15 PM
:welcome: good intro, nice toy...

Tinker
02-25-2011, 08:00 AM
So it took ya 2 years to go wheelin again? Hey Balmer look at the dates.

'Balmer
02-25-2011, 10:49 AM
oh ya, what's up with that???

Punk in Drublic
02-25-2011, 03:02 PM
fuck, i didnt even know the roof came of those rubis. look kinda funny with the doors off n no top.

youngun
02-25-2011, 03:55 PM
I was wondering who this was, now it all makes sense.

Its tyson by the way

JohnE
02-26-2011, 07:19 AM
It dident take two years to go wheelin again, it took two years to post again..... believe you me iv broken that poor old girl a few times between now and then iv got monday off work and almost everything work on the truck right now!

youngun
02-26-2011, 08:46 AM
monday off work? Matt work mondays? We should do a snow run/fire sometime soon

lincoln locked
02-26-2011, 09:27 AM
welcome back

'Balmer
02-26-2011, 09:40 AM
Good pics...

glopedawg
02-26-2011, 04:16 PM
Welcome John, its always nice to see some new Toyota guys on this site. I like your red 85 Toy, that thing looks sick. I'm from Kelowna too, and know a few buddies with toys aswell. So next time you think about going for a rip out in Winfield or Kelowna, pm me we'll get some guys together.

JohnE
03-07-2011, 08:07 AM
Good turnout this weekend thanks for comin out guys

JohnE
03-07-2011, 08:11 AM
guess I should have taken some pictures heh

youngun
03-07-2011, 10:17 AM
only three, your slackin man. My gf got a few more i think, will try and load them up tonight

glopedawg
03-08-2011, 09:14 AM
Haha that looks like nice territory out there by beaver lake, I want to go up sometime. And how did you manage to blow the bead John?

youngun
03-08-2011, 09:40 AM
he poped a few i think, glopedawg, pm me your cell number and i will text ya when we are going out

JohnE
03-08-2011, 06:22 PM
reverse thru a ditch with low low psi..... i think i need to glue them beads they keep blowing off it does not help i have 17" wheels and that's as good as they get until i can afford some stauns *someday*

norm
03-08-2011, 07:06 PM
Good to meet some new peeps,sure was a nice day to get out[cheers]

BushWhackXJ
03-12-2011, 06:07 PM
Welcome to Lake Country, Im from Winfield too. Im glad the crowd is growing [cheers]