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Your Community Leader is paisan.
Oct 13, 2003 (1:59 pm)
Bummer. I always make uwharrie but couldn't make it this year!
Slag Pile is cool!
Too bad you guys couldn't stay for dinner. I heard the pig roast was oustanding!
#131 of 139 April 2nd there is a Xterra club going to Uwharrie
Jan 30, 2004 (3:27 pm)
I might also go since I know a guy who has an Exterra that is going. His has a 3 inch body lift and lots of other mods. My Trooper is still stock.
#132 of 139 did everyone sell their Isuzus?
Jan 19, 2006 (4:41 pm)
two years ago was the last post???
#133 of 139 Re: did everyone sell their Isuzus? [russla]
Jan 20, 2006 (7:04 am)
My kids are keeping me busy, I went back to street tires and have been on child taxi duty these two years. I did take them to Uwharrie, but the trails made the wife and kids afraid and tired and they had to make a pee break in the woods etc.. They don't like what they have been calling "Car Hiking". They crawl under my Trooper occationally to report on how much Uwarrie is still being caried around. They love to ride in the Trooper, I'm just busy being a dad right now. At least I still have my Trooper, the boat was sold though, too hard to find time to use it, and rather let someone else pay to maintain it, I'll buy another boat later.
#134 of 139 Sold mine to my Dad.
Feb 08, 2006 (6:07 am)
Bought an Armada to tow the racecar and soon i'll have a 25 foot boat. Hopefully will be down at uwharrie soon towing one of the other isuzus down with me.
#135 of 139 Re: Sold mine to my Dad. [paisan]
Feb 08, 2006 (10:20 am)
Did someone sell the Trooper discussion with its 11000+ messages away from this forum?
I usually check the Trooper discussion daily, now its gone.
My daughter's tribe and I will be building a boat this spring. We will make a kit ahead of time then asemble it on a Friday night and race it with 9 dads and 10 daughters aboard under paddle power Saturday morning. The boat is modelled after this boat plan:
#136 of 139 Re: did everyone sell their Isuzus? [russla]
Mar 27, 2006 (7:37 pm)
Just jammed up at work. Barely getting time to read the forums anymore, even at night with work/kids/etc.
Still have my '99 Trooper, but TOD is shot, I get 4wd hi and low though...and about 9 mpg even when 4wd is off.
I am trying to decide if it is worth the $$ to fix it. It is just a station car and I use it in the snow. I don't have confidence to take it more than an hour away right now. I figure if I am going to get 9 MPG I might as well get a Titan or F250. Right now I am not doing much with it.
#137 of 139 Beach trip in North Carolina
Apr 22, 2007 (9:53 pm)
Hello Isuzu 4X4 people, I would like to make a sand trip on the beach in NC this year. I have not done a significant amount of deep sand driving since 1986 when I got stuck for 12 hours in the dessert of Western WA. So, I would like to have the safety in numbers of a group trip.
Should I get 275/70R16 tires for staying on top of the sand better?
Should I first pick a date and place before asking if anyone is interested?
At Uwharrie, all that is needed is to drive through the camps once and you can arrange a group trip to one of the 4X4 trails there and the other drivers will go to great effort to help you. I wonder if that same friendly hospitality exists at the beach?
#138 of 139 Re: Beach trip in North Carolina [boxtrooper]
Apr 23, 2007 (6:32 am)
Hmm interesting. I haven't been to Uwharrie in a while. We need to plan another trip down there!
I'd be up for some beach driving in NC, as a passenger since I don't have a suitable off-road SUV anymore.
#139 of 139 Re: Beach trip in North Carolina [boxtrooper]
Apr 24, 2007 (12:16 pm)
The best tip I know is keep only 10 lbs of air pressure in your tires and you will be good to go on the sand. You should either plan on taking a compressor and a good tire guage or know where to get aired back up nearby before hitting the road as you don't want to drive any distance with the low air pressure. It is amazing how well this works.