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2008 4-door JK Rubicon (loaded) for sale

Posting this for a friend who’s buddy has decided to sell his very built up rig. Sounds like he plowed a bunch of money into it and didn’t end up using it at all. https://www.dropbox.com/s/btk5844dfp1xhi3/LIG4X4.pdf

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Truck/Jeep show this weekend in Saratoga

Hosted by the 4play 4wheelers: http://4play-4wheelers.com/off-road-show.html I will probably be there at some point, at least dropping my Jeep off for the show and to help raise $$ for a friends wife who is having a bad time with cancer.

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Cleaning out the barn

Hey – Lisa is in the process of emptying the barn of stuff I’ve been hoarding for years. Before someone on Craigslist takes the stuff, anyone interested in a set of Yakima roof racks (locking towers for rain gutter style … Continue reading

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Donations/volunteers sought for Panamint (from Cal4)

Event is November 8-10 near Trona, CA It’s that time of the year again… Time to start planning for our 28th annual Panamint Valley Days. It will be in the same location as years past, off Slate Range Road, outside … Continue reading

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Lake Tahoe Hi Los Poker Run – this weekend Aug 17

For any folks looking for a nice chill weekend in the Sierra, the Hi Los are doing their annual Poker Run – doing the Barney Riley trail. http://www.laketahoehilos.com/#!gamblers-poker-run/c13kb   I will be up there Fri evening thru til Sunday.

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Cantina for the ‘Con

The annual Cantina for the ‘Con is coming up over Labor Day weekend again. The RTF is looking for any clubs / individuals to help with stuff: http://www.pirate4x4.com/forum/rubicon-trail/1348482-cantina-con-2013-help-needed.html

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Sierra Trek plans for this weekend

From El Presidente: As of this writing Scott, Wild Bill, Dave Jones and myself have secured camp for members attending Trek. For the long time members, we are in the same camp we’ve used for the past 15 years. For … Continue reading

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Rubicon cleanup trip

FYI – The Pirates of the Rubicon are hosting their next Rubicon cleanup trip the first weekend of October. http://www.pirate4x4.com/forum/rubicon-trail/1378346-17th-annual-pirates-rubicon-cleanup-run-oct-5th.html  

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Rubicon Trip

Ok, Craig and I are looking to get a final headcount and plan together for the Rubicon trip next week. At the meeting Tuesday nite, I got the following list of folks going: Tom Gunther (& Carmen ?) John & … Continue reading

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Tech tip – basic Jeep front-end alignment

Here’s a decent how-to article on doing your own front-end alignment check & adjustment. Also, re-centering your steering wheel. How many times have you come off the trail with your steering wheel off center? (for me, almost always) http://www.4x4xplor.com/alignment.html

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