2nd Annual JeepsUnlimited Moab Run

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There are most likely solely so some ways to {photograph} a Jeep flexing on the path, and so on.  I believe it’s protected to say that since I didn’t run any new trails in the course of the journey, I have already got a ample quantity images of the obstacles that we ran throughout this previous April (see previous Moab journey experiences).  This write-up will most certainly embrace some flex photographs displaying me or another person on the path, however I’ll additionally attempt to seize a little bit of what makes these runs so enjoyable. 

People got here from everywhere in the US (and even a pair from Canada).  Each introduced with them one thing that ended up getting tossed into the combo, one thing that contributed to the general expertise that all of us shared in.  Watching the group dynamics of those type of occasions is at all times fascinating.  I’m positive that there are some that by no means give it a second thought….after which there are others which may very effectively dwell too closely on the problem.  Which ever facet you contemplate your self to be on, I hope you had pretty much as good of a time as I did.  I absolutely loved myself and sit up for subsequent yr’s occasion.  Thanks to each considered one of you for contributing some little a part of your self that made the 2nd Annual JeepsLimitless.Com Moab Run such a memorable event.

The following pics are pulled from the various tens of dozens that have been taken in the course of the journey.  If you want what you see, and also you haven’t been to Moab but, then do your self a favor and take a while to take pleasure in your self out on the slickrock trails.  You’ll adore it for positive and when you come after we are there, you’ll discover new off-road mates to assist make your journey one to recollect.  The pics are introduced in no specific order.

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Our favourite lunch spot on the flip round level on the Cliff Hanger path.

Dave and I strive to determine why Dave’s axle was making noises half manner by the Golden Spike path.  Could it have been these little wheelies he was doing on a few of these rock ledges?  Later we found it was a management arm…BIG RELIEF!

The tree in entrance of our cabin was in bloom.  Donna wished an image of it so right here it’s!  Such a distinction to the cruel rocks and excessive desert that you just see on the path all the time.

My good buddy from Phoenix, MikeW, as he completely enjoys the Cliff Hanger path.  I don’t assume there was greater than 3 minutes throughout our whole journey that Mike didn’t have that “I’m having a lot enjoyable…..I’d get arrested for it!” grin on his face!

Al and Carol of their “about as inventory as you will get” TJ.  Al hung with us on Cliff Hanger and Metal Masher.  Al did an amazing job of reminding me of what an unlifted open-diff TJ is able to doing.

I’m posing with Josh’s 35 spline D60 axle shaft.  He tweaked a spindle in his roll over which triggered the shaft to interrupt as soon as he obtained it rolling down the highway and constructed up from warmth the place it was rubbing.

Tracy’s TJ after her triple rollover down Hell’s Gate.  We have been all so relieved to listen to that she solely obtained a bump or two. 

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Some of that humorous flowers that grows within the funniest locations on the slickrock. 
 

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Watch these fingers!  That hammer is gonna damage when you get your finger within the unsuitable place.

Josh catches twenty winks whereas the remainder of us work feverishly to repair his damaged D60.  I believe Katey wasn’t letting the poor man get any sleep!

Adam simply ending the non-compulsory slickrock climb on Poison Spider Mesa.  (NOT)

Approaching the 4′ ledge on Cliff Hanger, after having an amazing lunch and consider that nothing else can examine with.

Cutch (my unofficially adopted son from Canada) performs round on Rock Chucker.

This is NOT an excellent factor.  The results of having a u-joint finish cap stroll out of the entrance axle yoke whereas the automobile is transferring.  Luckily, I seen it whereas standing in entrance of the TJ throughout a brief break.  I swapped in my spare axle shaft/unibearing because the yoke ears had unfold a bit and a brand new u-joint wasn’t gong to suit accurately.

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Spindle Rebuilding 101

 

Hans (the great trying Rottie) and Mark take within the view throughout lunch.

I apply my rock ballet excessive up on the mesa.  Hey, it’s not simple to coax a 2 ton TJ up onto that pointed little rock!

We have been even politically right and let the quick bus drivers grasp with us on a couple of of the journeys!

OK….I gotta get considered one of my cow bell!  After lunch on Cliff Hanger, Carol talked about to Donna that she thought she should be going loopy.  She mentioned she saved listening to a bell each every so often….the entire time we’d been on the path.  She was about 5 Jeeps again within the line and didn’t know we had a cow bell on Lady.

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