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Amiel Voth
05-19-2008, 11:08 PM
Had my bud Jason up from Abbotsford again this year (SoloXxX on this board).

EDIT: Some vids rated PG for coarse language... I guess.

We did some trail running on Friday down a trail with a hill climb that defeated us last year cause we didnt have 4wd. 4wd made short work of it this year.

Here's me dicking around with the dual transfer cases.
http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b165/themadbutcher/postil2008/th_HPIM0201.jpg (http://s19.photobucket.com/albums/b165/themadbutcher/postil2008/?action=view&current=HPIM0201.flv)

We went a little further this year and climbed up this ledge: (No, it isn't 2010, but try telling that to the camera:confused0006:)
http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b165/themadbutcher/postil2008/HPIM0204.jpg
On the way back, the front driveshaft started to make some noises, more on that later....

Went back up on Sunday around 6pm-ish, watched Ray go through the little pit.
http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b165/themadbutcher/postil2008/HPIM0206.jpg
http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b165/themadbutcher/postil2008/th_HPIM0208.jpg (http://s19.photobucket.com/albums/b165/themadbutcher/postil2008/?action=view&current=HPIM0208.flv)
http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b165/themadbutcher/postil2008/th_HPIM0209.jpg (http://s19.photobucket.com/albums/b165/themadbutcher/postil2008/?action=view&current=HPIM0209.flv)

Then I got talked into going through the pit.
http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b165/themadbutcher/postil2008/th_HPIM0211.jpg (http://s19.photobucket.com/albums/b165/themadbutcher/postil2008/?action=view&current=HPIM0211.flv)
And yes, I forgot to put in 4wd.... again. 2nd time that day. Dropped into the pit only to find no forward momentum..... For the record, I blame my twin stick, used to operating just one I guess.:dontknow: Once in 4wd, truck just puttered along.
http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b165/themadbutcher/postil2008/th_HPIM0212.jpg (http://s19.photobucket.com/albums/b165/themadbutcher/postil2008/?action=view&current=HPIM0212.flv)
On the way back the front shaft started making some nasty noises.
http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b165/themadbutcher/postil2008/th_HPIM0214.jpg (http://s19.photobucket.com/albums/b165/themadbutcher/postil2008/?action=view&current=HPIM0214.flv)
Here's why it was making that noise. Cap worked its way out cause the clip came loose. Much further and I would have lost the cap competly.
http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b165/themadbutcher/postil2008/HPIM0215.jpg
http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b165/themadbutcher/postil2008/HPIM0218.jpg
I had to take it out of 4wd because of the shaft, so I needed a tug to get up the bank.

Here is the tugger soon to be the tuggee, got hung up on the way in.
http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b165/themadbutcher/postil2008/HPIM0217.jpg

We ended up sticking around till about 10:30. Ended up lending a hand to fix a Ford alternator.

It was an enjoyable weekend and am looking forward to next year.

dirka dave
05-19-2008, 11:41 PM
Cool pix and video...

[cheers]

Josh_M
05-20-2008, 12:27 AM
Looks like a lot of fun. Thatd sure be shitty to get stuck in the center of the swamp haha

Taxidermy
05-20-2008, 09:58 AM
nice vid jeep[36]

Newfie
05-20-2008, 04:19 PM
It was a great weekend!! nice meeting some of the FIBC crowd.