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Overlanding/offroad chat.

Posted: Wed Jan 09, 2019 1:37 pm
by SAWCE
Zillon wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 1:24 pm
January 20th: DFD does the Pines?
Come tow my :jeep: out there so I can hang with you guys.

Overlanding/offroad chat.

Posted: Wed Jan 09, 2019 2:24 pm
by Apex
Zillon wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 1:24 pm
January 20th: DFD does the Pines?
:like:

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Posted: Wed Jan 09, 2019 2:36 pm
by Zillon
Apex wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 2:24 pm
Zillon wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 1:24 pm
January 20th: DFD does the Pines?
:like:
K, let's plan on it then.

Need Saxyjeep and OfFiSeR Troody. And Hanzer. And Claudebernioux. And Fledonfoot.

Official bread: viewtopic.php?f=23&t=763

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Posted: Wed Jan 09, 2019 2:43 pm
by SaxyJeep
SAWCE wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 1:37 pm
Zillon wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 1:24 pm
January 20th: DFD does the Pines?
Come tow my :jeep: out there so I can hang with you guys.
Don't have my rope yet, but I have prime 100% ikea grade string we can use.

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Posted: Wed Jan 09, 2019 2:57 pm
by Apex
SaxyJeep wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 2:43 pm
SAWCE wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 1:37 pm


Come tow my :jeep: out there so I can hang with you guys.
Don't have my rope yet, but I have prime 100% ikea grade string we can use.
Just make sure you have a rear recovery point. Pics show you have hooks up front.

Zill and I have straps if we need them.

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Posted: Wed Jan 09, 2019 3:02 pm
by SAWCE
SaxyJeep wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 2:43 pm
SAWCE wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 1:37 pm


Come tow my :jeep: out there so I can hang with you guys.
Don't have my rope yet, but I have prime 100% ikea grade string we can use.
:notbad: as long as I don't have to rack up the cross country miles on mine, we're good.

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Posted: Wed Jan 09, 2019 3:26 pm
by SaxyJeep
Apex wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 2:57 pm
SaxyJeep wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 2:43 pm


Don't have my rope yet, but I have prime 100% ikea grade string we can use.
Just make sure you have a rear recovery point. Pics show you have hooks up front.

Zill and I have straps if we need them.
Image

I have rear hook

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Posted: Wed Jan 09, 2019 4:03 pm
by Zillon
SaxyJeep wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 3:26 pm
Apex wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 2:57 pm


Just make sure you have a rear recovery point. Pics show you have hooks up front.

Zill and I have straps if we need them.
Image

I have rear hook
You've got a rear limited slip, ja?

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Posted: Wed Jan 09, 2019 4:42 pm
by SaxyJeep
Zillon wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 4:03 pm
SaxyJeep wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 3:26 pm


Image

I have rear hook
You've got a rear limited slip, ja?
Eh, according to google it is not default, therefore I most likely don't have it. According to my mopar site, i have conventional front wheel differential...

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Posted: Wed Jan 09, 2019 5:32 pm
by Zillon
SaxyJeep wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 4:42 pm
Zillon wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 4:03 pm


You've got a rear limited slip, ja?
Eh, according to google it is not default, therefore I most likely don't have it. According to my mopar site, i have conventional front wheel differential...
I thought the AT tires meant you got the LSD.

What's your VIN?

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Posted: Wed Jan 09, 2019 5:57 pm
by Zillon
Zillon wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 5:32 pm
SaxyJeep wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 4:42 pm


Eh, according to google it is not default, therefore I most likely don't have it. According to my mopar site, i have conventional front wheel differential...
I thought the AT tires meant you got the LSD.

What's your VIN?
You've got the LSD. Dueler AT tires = LSD.

Looked up your window sticker:

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT (May Replace Standard Equipment)
Customer Preferred Package 24S $3,200
17–Inch x 7.5–Inch Tech Silver Aluminum Wheels
Air Conditioning
Power Windows with Front One–Touch–Down Feature
Speed Sensitive Power Locks
Power Heated Mirrors
Remote Keyless Entry
Security Alarm
Sun Visors with Illuminated Vanity Mirrors
Automatic Headlamps
Leather–Wrapped Steering Wheel
Deep Tint Sunscreen Windows
8–Speed Automatic Transmission $2,000
3rd Generation Dana® Solid Rear Axle
Hill Descent Control
Tip Start
Anti–Spin Differential Rear Axle $595
3rd Generation Dana® 44 HD Rear Axle

SiriusXM® Sat Radio w/ 1–Yr Radio Subscription $295
245/75R17 All–Terrain Tires

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Posted: Wed Jan 09, 2019 6:04 pm
by Apex
LSD :fuckyeah:

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Posted: Wed Jan 09, 2019 6:09 pm
by SaxyJeep
Zillon wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 5:57 pm
Zillon wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 5:32 pm


I thought the AT tires meant you got the LSD.

What's your VIN?
You've got the LSD. Dueler AT tires = LSD.

Looked up your window sticker:

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT (May Replace Standard Equipment)
Customer Preferred Package 24S $3,200
17–Inch x 7.5–Inch Tech Silver Aluminum Wheels
Air Conditioning
Power Windows with Front One–Touch–Down Feature
Speed Sensitive Power Locks
Power Heated Mirrors
Remote Keyless Entry
Security Alarm
Sun Visors with Illuminated Vanity Mirrors
Automatic Headlamps
Leather–Wrapped Steering Wheel
Deep Tint Sunscreen Windows
8–Speed Automatic Transmission $2,000
3rd Generation Dana® Solid Rear Axle
Hill Descent Control
Tip Start
Anti–Spin Differential Rear Axle $595
3rd Generation Dana® 44 HD Rear Axle

SiriusXM® Sat Radio w/ 1–Yr Radio Subscription $295
245/75R17 All–Terrain Tires
AH. Sweet, thanks. I couldn't find the email with the sticker and was going off stock descriptions. good to know i have a slighlty lower chance of getting stuck

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Posted: Thu Jan 10, 2019 11:26 am
by Detroit
SaxyJeep wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 6:09 pm
Zillon wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 5:57 pm


You've got the LSD. Dueler AT tires = LSD.

Looked up your window sticker:

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT (May Replace Standard Equipment)
Customer Preferred Package 24S $3,200
17–Inch x 7.5–Inch Tech Silver Aluminum Wheels
Air Conditioning
Power Windows with Front One–Touch–Down Feature
Speed Sensitive Power Locks
Power Heated Mirrors
Remote Keyless Entry
Security Alarm
Sun Visors with Illuminated Vanity Mirrors
Automatic Headlamps
Leather–Wrapped Steering Wheel
Deep Tint Sunscreen Windows
8–Speed Automatic Transmission $2,000
3rd Generation Dana® Solid Rear Axle
Hill Descent Control
Tip Start
Anti–Spin Differential Rear Axle $595
3rd Generation Dana® 44 HD Rear Axle

SiriusXM® Sat Radio w/ 1–Yr Radio Subscription $295
245/75R17 All–Terrain Tires
AH. Sweet, thanks. I couldn't find the email with the sticker and was going off stock descriptions. good to know i have a slighlty lower chance of getting stuck
Rear LSD is solid. You'll be fine for exploring.

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Posted: Thu Jan 10, 2019 2:45 pm
by SaxyJeep
Hype thanks guys, good to have people who know stuff to learn this from. I am excited to enter this world

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Posted: Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:40 am
by Zillon
SaxyJeep wrote:
Thu Jan 10, 2019 2:45 pm
Hype thanks guys, good to have people who know stuff to learn this from. I am excited to enter this world
I'm excited to get back out - been itching to do some exploring.

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Posted: Mon Jan 14, 2019 1:01 am
by Johnny_P
Roof top tents don't make sense to me. You set it up, and it takes less time than a tent whatever sure, but it's attached to your vehicle and you've gotta cart it around all the time. So if you want to go somewhere, drive to a trailhead or something, you have to pack down your whole campsite just to go? With a tent or trailer you can leave your whole camp intact and just go, come back at the end of the day, no? What am I missing here?

RTT I guess makes sense if you're just on the move and not going to spend multiple days at one spot?

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Posted: Mon Jan 14, 2019 1:03 am
by SAWCE
Johnny_P wrote:
Mon Jan 14, 2019 1:01 am
Roof top tents don't make sense to me. You set it up, and it takes less time than a tent whatever sure, but it's attached to your vehicle and you've gotta cart it around all the time. So if you want to go somewhere, drive to a trailhead or something, you have to pack down your whole campsite just to go? With a tent or trailer you can leave your whole camp intact and just go, come back at the end of the day, no? What am I missing here?

RTT I guess makes sense if you're just on the move and not going to spend multiple days at one spot?
Yeah I really like the idea of them, but just doesn’t seem like it’d ever be the most practical option unless you’re somewhere where it’s impossible to lay out a tent or there’s several feet of snow on the ground that you can clear.

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Posted: Mon Jan 14, 2019 11:14 am
by Apex
Johnny_P wrote:
Mon Jan 14, 2019 1:01 am
Roof top tents don't make sense to me. You set it up, and it takes less time than a tent whatever sure, but it's attached to your vehicle and you've gotta cart it around all the time. So if you want to go somewhere, drive to a trailhead or something, you have to pack down your whole campsite just to go? With a tent or trailer you can leave your whole camp intact and just go, come back at the end of the day, no? What am I missing here?

RTT I guess makes sense if you're just on the move and not going to spend multiple days at one spot?
If you're overlanding, you're setting up camp for the night then breaking it down to head off to the next location in the morning. They don't make sense if you need your rig and camp is staying in the same spot for multiple days.

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Posted: Mon Jan 14, 2019 1:21 pm
by Zillon
Apex wrote:
Mon Jan 14, 2019 11:14 am
Johnny_P wrote:
Mon Jan 14, 2019 1:01 am
Roof top tents don't make sense to me. You set it up, and it takes less time than a tent whatever sure, but it's attached to your vehicle and you've gotta cart it around all the time. So if you want to go somewhere, drive to a trailhead or something, you have to pack down your whole campsite just to go? With a tent or trailer you can leave your whole camp intact and just go, come back at the end of the day, no? What am I missing here?

RTT I guess makes sense if you're just on the move and not going to spend multiple days at one spot?
If you're overlanding, you're setting up camp for the night then breaking it down to head off to the next location in the morning. They don't make sense if you need your rig and camp is staying in the same spot for multiple days.
:dat:

Also gets you off the ground and away from predators. We don't have wild beasts of the mauling type on the east coast, really.

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Posted: Mon Jan 14, 2019 1:24 pm
by troyguitar
Overlanding being different from wheeling which is different from driving, right? :wat: :dafuq:

English is a fucked up language.

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Posted: Mon Jan 14, 2019 2:11 pm
by SAWCE
troyguitar wrote:
Mon Jan 14, 2019 1:24 pm
Overlanding being different from wheeling which is different from driving, right? :wat: :dafuq:

English is a fucked up language.
I wouldn't call that a language thing, it's just people making up terms to define their hobbies and try to set themselves apart from others.

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Posted: Mon Jan 14, 2019 2:41 pm
by troyguitar
SAWCE wrote:
Mon Jan 14, 2019 2:11 pm
troyguitar wrote:
Mon Jan 14, 2019 1:24 pm
Overlanding being different from wheeling which is different from driving, right? :wat: :dafuq:

English is a fucked up language.
I wouldn't call that a language thing, it's just people making up terms to define their hobbies and try to set themselves apart from others.
It's such a bizarre set of terms :doe:

Overlanding - Am I not going over land when I walk to my mailbox or drive to McDonald's?

Wheeling - Am I not wheeling when I ride my Big Wheel or roll down the street on my rollerblades or pilot my yacht?

Image

Off-roading or mudcamping at least make a bit more sense. :iono:

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Posted: Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:20 pm
by Zillon
:mahtroy: 's here to argue on semantics, naturally.

But overlanding implies travel over multiple surfaces over a distance, sometimes over multiple days, at a slower speed, and typically camping is involved. Sustainablity and responsibility is also important.

It can be the same, but is generally not the same as wheeling or off-roading, which is done by goons in :jeep: and the goal is just to make a mess of everything. Their vehicles, the trails, and their pants.

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Posted: Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:28 pm
by Johnny_P
Zillon wrote:
Mon Jan 14, 2019 1:21 pm
Apex wrote:
Mon Jan 14, 2019 11:14 am


If you're overlanding, you're setting up camp for the night then breaking it down to head off to the next location in the morning. They don't make sense if you need your rig and camp is staying in the same spot for multiple days.
:dat:

Also gets you off the ground and away from predators. We don't have wild beasts of the mauling type on the east coast, really.
Guess it depends what you plan on doing with it. Just one person, I can't see how this is any better than just sleeping inthe back of an SUV.