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Re: RamJam 2014 - Moab Trail List
« Reply #50 on: February 15, 2014, 01:42:36 pm »
sounds like when I was in the Army and we had to rapelle down palo duro canyon. I did not want to to it, scared to death but after the first trip down I loved it
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    « Reply #51 on: February 18, 2014, 09:43:22 am »
    PlymouthRock - looks like maybe your last post somehow did not get posted - you may want to repost?

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    « Reply #52 on: February 18, 2014, 08:21:49 pm »
    Moab is great fun In any rig I recently had our stock chevy and my Super Duty with camper out Kane Creek.

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    « Reply #53 on: February 18, 2014, 11:42:24 pm »
    nice  :)  .  And you're right - Moab really is a fantastic 'play ground' {cool}
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    Re: RamJam 2014 - Moab Trail List
    « Reply #54 on: February 19, 2014, 02:16:38 pm »
    Kane creeck is on my list still.  8)
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    « Reply #55 on: February 19, 2014, 02:33:33 pm »
    that'll be in 2015 ;) 

    Depending on how well Nacho does this year I'm thinking about heading out for EJS 2015.
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    « Reply #56 on: February 20, 2014, 10:13:36 am »
    My wife and I will be camping in the very last spot of dispersed camping. Same place we did for our honeymoon.  It dose sound like the ramcharger will be attached to my Super Duty or taken instead of it.

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    « Reply #57 on: February 20, 2014, 11:03:54 am »
    My wife and I will be camping in the very last spot of dispersed camping. Same place we did for our honeymoon.  It dose sound like the ramcharger will be attached to my Super Duty or taken instead of it.

    ...last 'tent' camping spot at the KOA?  Are the rest booked already?

    Cool on the honeymoon spot {cool}
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    « Reply #58 on: February 20, 2014, 08:12:45 pm »
    No last spot on the road to Kane Creek.  It's back in the corner great view of the stars at night. My wife read a book by moon light last year.

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    Re: RamJam 2014 - Moab Trail List
    « Reply #59 on: February 21, 2014, 02:07:27 pm »
    that's what I'm talking about. even the desert in Socal isn't as good unless you really go to the middle of nowhere towards Glamis. too much illegal activity out there to camp in a small group though.
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    « Reply #60 on: February 23, 2014, 07:26:45 pm »
    Okay - because the trail(s) planned for Wednesday will take all day, we will be meeting at City Market at 8 am, departing for the trail at ~9 am.  This is 1 hour earlier than normal.  The other days we'll be meeting at City Market at 9 am, and departing for the trails at ~10 am

    When I type ~ it means we'll depart no later than that time, usually earlier if everyone is there.  So, if you are going to be late to City Market, and you are for sure going on that trail that day, CALL ME or someone who is already there so we don't leave without you.  My cell number is (719) 494-6688.

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    « Reply #61 on: March 25, 2014, 10:53:12 pm »
    how well would a 92 w150 long bed standard cab 318efi d44/91/4 with limited slips front/rear 4.56 gears with 35" goodyear mud ter. w/kelvar 518 trans 241 transfercase do on your list of trails. ps dont care about body damage

    Fine. If the LS are fairly tight I would see no real problems with anything but maybe Golden Spike. Might need a little help now and then. I run a longbed W350 CTD. 4" lift, 35" BFG KM2's, Detroit in the rear, open in the front.  Metal masher, Steel Bender, Love them both. No problems at all. Spike is all I can do. Not had to take a winch yet but it has been really really close.
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    « Reply #62 on: March 25, 2014, 11:23:53 pm »
    And for stock vehicles, there are plenty of other options out there. For those in stock vehicles that haven't much if any crawling experience, we have the perfect trails to 'break you in' ;)  If 7-mile is the max you feel you can do and you want to start with something milder, show up a little early and I'll take you out in my mostly stock RC on 31's and we can warm things up and have a blast. Tons of trails and it doesn't have to be hard-core to be a great time with an incredible view.
    I help with one of the easiest Easter Jeep Safari trails each year. It is rated 2+ I think. I can do most if not all of the trail in 2WD. I still put it in 4 lo for the control in a couple of places though. The blast is taking a stock Dodge dually tow vehicle or a stock SUV that has never seen slickrock and showing them what fun it can be on a trail. We really do have trails for all abilities of trucks and drivers. 8)
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    « Reply #63 on: March 25, 2014, 11:59:51 pm »
    OK, Everybody asks, "What do I need to do to get my truck ready for Moab and what do I need to bring?"
    There are people following this thread who have way more experience wheeling Moab than I do even though I was raised here. Feel free to add to or argue with my opinions but here they are nonetheless.
    #1 The same thing you should do every time you make a road trip everywhere:
        Check all belts, hoses, fluids, tires, brakes, every bolt on the truck to make sure it's still tight, tuneup, etc.
    #2 Did I say brakes? IMHO they are your #1 priority here. Check your hoses, shoes, and pads. Adjust them as best as you can. There are places we will be going down and testing every bit of possible friction between your tires and the rock. If one wheel is either locking up early or not braking evenly you will be a a disadvantage and have extra wrinkles in your seatcovers. Been there way too often.  ::)
    #3 Personal preparedness. Water, first aid kit, ace bandage, TP and ziplocks cause some places ya gotta pack out the paper. water, hat, light jacket for when the weather changes. If you are not used to living in 10% relative humidity you will dehydrate really fast and soon be miserable. Your truck may overheat at the slow speeds and need a drink or two as well.
    #4 tow points front and rear. Where can someone attach to your truck to pull you forward or backward if you get high centered on something or lack traction to climb a hill?  Bumpers bend easily (yep done that). If nothing else, a short chain wrapped around the frame rails behind the bumper give a good attachment point to a stock truck.
    #5 Though optional I usually take my Hi-Lift Jack, a shovel, a good tow strap (with loop ends and a D shackle), a short chain,come-a-long, baling wire and duct tape.  My trail toolbox really doesn't have a great selection of hand tools, I usually just rely on everyone else that does.  ;D
    #5 whatever else you want and can afford. Most of us won't be in rock buggies and we do have auto parts stores though in my experience most Dodge parts are not in stock but can get here the next day or so. 
    #6 Bring what ya got and have a good time.

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    Re: RamJam 2014 - Moab Trail List
    « Reply #64 on: March 26, 2014, 08:07:29 am »
    {agree} - great inputs Ken {cool}.  Folks, as we're getting closer and closer, any inputs please feel free to chime in.  All feedback is good feedback {pope}

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    « Reply #65 on: March 26, 2014, 09:36:43 pm »
    For those that have never been there  you will be surprise how often that all you can see ahead is blue sky so if budget allows an adjustable back up camera mounted on the front somewhere can be helpful. Also driveline and u joints will be worked hard so if you have spares bring them including straps.

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    « Reply #66 on: March 26, 2014, 11:24:56 pm »
    Any special trail etiquette? Obviously pack out what you pack in, no booze and tread lightly but is there anything special?

    Trails are clearly marked and zero tolerance for going off? excessive tire spin and black smoke  ;D?


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    « Reply #67 on: March 27, 2014, 03:10:55 am »
    For those that have never been there  you will be surprise how often that all you can see ahead is blue sky so if budget allows an adjustable back up camera mounted on the front somewhere can be helpful. Also driveline and u joints will be worked hard so if you have spares bring them including straps.


    X2. I have a cheap ebay license camera on the front and LOVE it!

    And as Sam has already mentioned, A CB with a good tuned antenna is nice to have.

    Any special trail etiquette? Obviously pack out what you pack in, no booze and tread lightly but is there anything special?

    Trails are clearly marked and zero tolerance for going off? excessive tire spin and black smoke  ;D?

    Never. ;)


    OK, I do try not to be obnoxious to any ATV'er or mountain biker I meet on the trail, and have actually picked up a broken bike being pushed by a tired biker, thrown it in the back, and driven them out a couple of times.  A little respect and a bottle of water or two goes a long way toward keeping us all on the same side of keeping the trails open for multiple use.

    Trails frequently NOT clearly marked and zero tolerance for going off if you're on dirt or the occasional vegetation.  Got a bit of leeway in most areas on the slickrock.  Tire spin and black smoke happen.  Especially on the flat and in the wash at the end of 7Mile Rim. ;D   For some reason those I wheel with always put my truck at the end of the pack.  ??? LOL

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    Re: RamJam 2014 - Moab Trail List
    « Reply #68 on: March 27, 2014, 08:03:57 am »
    ...man I cannot WAIT to see how my 144-inch wheelbase, 12" of lift, and 46's do out there.  A lot of my confidence level has come from seeing how well your truck does out there Ken {cool}.  How's it go?  Rashin' is Rockin'?  You know - like rubbin' is racin'?...only this is rock rash...?     anyway.....  :P  ;D
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    Re: RamJam 2014 - Moab Trail List
    « Reply #69 on: March 27, 2014, 06:03:37 pm »
    All kinds of excited here, seems the heavier rigs with long wheel base seem to be the ticket.
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    « Reply #70 on: March 28, 2014, 09:32:38 am »
    Length is your friend in a lot of situations, sometimes not. Weight is not your friend.
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    You're absolutely correct, Kendall. My mistake  ;D

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    « Reply #71 on: March 28, 2014, 10:14:08 am »
    Length is your friend in a lot of situations, sometimes not. Weight is not your friend.
    seems like the lighter jeeps spin a lot and bounce while fullsize truck just climb right up. Figured you'd want a good bias of weight to be in the front also
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    « Reply #72 on: March 28, 2014, 10:24:26 am »
    Length probably has more to do with that than weight. The steeper, more extreme it gets, the lighter you want it to be. Look at rock buggies, they make them as light as they can.

    Back when our large group made the annual Moab trips and there were lots of RC's to compare, Greg's RC always did better than everyone else's...and his was most certainly the lightest.
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    « Reply #73 on: March 28, 2014, 10:41:23 am »
    like everything else in 4-wheeling...it depends.  My Cummins-powered RC and Ken's Cummins-powered Ram have a big extra chunk of weight up front, but he and I are both very happy with how our trucks perform.  In many situations, the extra weight up front has aided my traction nicely - it's what we call a "Cummins locker".  So yes, adding weight is not recommended for 'better off road performance', but when managed well the 'heavier' trucks do just fine, and most have a winch for when they don't.

    My only point on this is, don't go shaving all the metal off your truck just to make it 20 lbs lighter.  Just 'wheel on {cool}.
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    « Reply #74 on: March 28, 2014, 03:36:05 pm »
    That pretty much sums it up.

    When a heavy rig performs well off-road, it is despite its weight, not because of it.
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    You're absolutely correct, Kendall. My mistake  ;D

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    « Reply #75 on: March 28, 2014, 03:47:45 pm »
    That pretty much sums it up.

    When a heavy rig performs well off-road, it is despite its weight, not because of it.
    Having 'wheeled heavyweights and a relatively lightweight Jeep, I'll take lighter.
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    « Reply #76 on: March 28, 2014, 04:29:29 pm »
    Having 'wheeled heavyweights and a relatively lightweight Jeep, I'll take lighter.

    That reminds me....I was just looking at our pictures from the first RCC Moab gathering (2003?)...SnowFlake sure was a badass!
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    « Reply #77 on: March 28, 2014, 05:56:58 pm »
    All said and done with my new tube, rear bumper/spare, fully loaded with fuel and tools I'm guessing 6500-7000lbs.
    with 60% front 40% rear weight bias.
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    « Reply #78 on: March 28, 2014, 07:23:39 pm »
    my old RC was just over 7000 lbs, and while it did have a rear lim slip and 36 x 15.5" tires it did really great at Moab.  The wide tires really helped in the deep sand.
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    Re: RamJam 2014 - Moab Trail List
    « Reply #79 on: March 28, 2014, 08:25:31 pm »
    It'll be nice to be back with my truck running right this time. But I will have at least a trac-lock in the front. The Scout and early Bronco guys swear by them if you can't afford the $1000 for a selectable locker. (Supposed to lock up 90%)No steering issues like a Detroit. If I have the money I'll get an E-Locker now that they beefed it up or an ARB.
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    Re: RamJam 2014 - Moab Trail List
    « Reply #80 on: March 28, 2014, 09:44:57 pm »
    Length probably has more to do with that than weight. The steeper, more extreme it gets, the lighter you want it to be. Look at rock buggies, they make them as light as they can.

    Back when our large group made the annual Moab trips and there were lots of RC's to compare, Greg's RC always did better than everyone else's...and his was most certainly the lightest.

    Thanks for the Props Kendall but we all know that George is the Jedi master that spotted me up way too many obstacles to remember. When I look back at all of my old pictures on the tough obstacles George is always there making me look good.

    I think the thing to remember is that everything has a trade off. heavy weight in the front makes for some interesting descents while to much in the rear makes climbs harder.  Long wheel base is great for steep climbs but then you run the risk of hanging the belly up on the break over.

    One year I was able to climb an obstacle called dump bump the following year I had added a cage and was not able to make to the same climb due to the extra weight. Either way there is always more than one way to get over an obstacle the main thing is to have fun and explore what your limits are.

    I am planning a new build that will hopefully start this summer and using everything that I learned with building and wheeling my Ramcharger it should be interesting to say the least. The unfortunate thing is that it is a chevy and not a dodge. 
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    Re: RamJam 2014 - Moab Trail List
    « Reply #81 on: March 28, 2014, 09:59:40 pm »
    One of my favorites of George spotting my up a tough obstacle


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    Re: RamJam 2014 - Moab Trail List
    « Reply #82 on: March 28, 2014, 10:46:21 pm »
    Thanks for the Props Kendall but we all know that George is the Jedi master that spotted me up way too many obstacles to remember. When I look back at all of my old pictures on the tough obstacles George is always there making me look good.

    But George was spotting all of us.  ;)
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    « Reply #83 on: March 28, 2014, 10:57:19 pm »
    But George was spotting all of us.  ;)

    Yeah you're right my truck was awesome  ;D

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    « Reply #84 on: March 28, 2014, 11:26:05 pm »
    Yeah you're right my truck was awesome  ;D
    Down to the pink belly. ;)

    I would have loved to have ended up with that truck when it was time to move on... Too bad I'm always broke.  :P
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    « Reply #85 on: March 29, 2014, 12:31:11 am »
    Down to the pink belly. ;)

    I would have loved to have ended up with that truck when it was time to move on... Too bad I'm always broke.  :P
    Good Luck with the new build, even if it is a chev.  :o  Hmm. You know, you could buck the trend and put a Mopar powerplant into it.  ;D

    I did find a dodge Dana 60 front on craigslist today and it was less than a 1,000;D

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    Re: RamJam 2014 - Moab Trail List
    « Reply #86 on: April 12, 2014, 01:15:04 pm »
    Never. ;)


    Tire spin and black smoke happen.  Especially on the flat and in the wash at the end of 7Mile Rim. ;D   For some reason those I wheel with always put my truck at the end of the pack.  ??? LOL


    Seems like I'm always the guy behind Ken...

    I know exactly why I won't be behind you this year... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N6QLMUwVBeY

    I was also behind you when excessive tire spin resulted in breakage... it was AWESOME! I suppose the mud is a little easier on the ol' drivetrain...

    Look forward to seeing you (in the rear view) this year Ken. I think you should host a Moab trip at the very beginning of each year. We can all drop off our important tax documents. You can prepare our tax returns while we wheel. We can use our big fat tax returns for vehicular upgrades!
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    « Reply #87 on: April 13, 2014, 03:31:56 pm »

    Look forward to seeing you (in the rear view) this year Ken.
    To bad you might be in Sam's,Neil's or mine haha  ;D
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    « Reply #88 on: April 13, 2014, 06:28:43 pm »
    To bad you might be in Sam's,Neil's or mine haha  ;D

    My rear view mirror fell off today! One more thing to fix... :P

    If I install 30 spot lights on my jeep, will that help get me further towards the front of the line?
    I certainly don't want to be trail boss, but definitely the top 10! ;D
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    Re: RamJam 2014 - Moab Trail List
    « Reply #89 on: April 13, 2014, 08:05:36 pm »
    Ken,

    Can you find the Pickle trail again... and if so, is it worth a try? {cruise}
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    « Reply #90 on: April 14, 2014, 12:38:23 am »
    Ken,

    Can you find the Pickle trail again... and if so, is it worth a try? {cruise}

    Yes, No. :) 

    Easy to find now. BLM put up signs.

    Seriously not full width friendly. Last RC that I know that went through there lost a door handle, a transfer case and ?? He called me for parts. :)

    To bad you might be in Sam's,Neil's or mine haha  ;D
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    Re: RamJam 2014 - Moab Trail List
    « Reply #91 on: April 14, 2014, 05:03:15 pm »
    Yes, No. :) 

    Easy to find now. BLM put up signs.

    Seriously not full width friendly. Last RC that I know that went through there lost a door handle, a transfer case and ?? He called me for parts. :)
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    Re: RamJam 2014 - Moab Trail List
    « Reply #92 on: April 14, 2014, 05:55:04 pm »
    How rough would it be on say  TJ Jeep on 35's?

    Cake, if you're driving! ;D
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    « Reply #93 on: April 14, 2014, 11:41:32 pm »
    Cake, if you're driving! ;D

    I was gonna send idave through first and see how he fared before I scuff mine up. ;D
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    Re: RamJam 2014 - Moab Trail List
    « Reply #94 on: April 23, 2014, 03:50:59 pm »
    So last year we the night run kinda fizzled. Mostly my fault since we got a late start after all the issues with my truck. I saw where you guys(Sam/Homer) mentioned it today in Homer's thread. 7 Mile is one we talked about but that's the daytime plan monday. Any ideas? What day would be the shortest during the day? just food for thought.
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    « Reply #95 on: April 23, 2014, 09:57:16 pm »
    I was wondering the same thing.  Not sure which evening would be the best for a night run, and I've not run the trails planned for Tues-Thurs.  I know Wed is going to be a long day - we're even starting it early (8am vs 9am).  Might want to leave Monday evening open for any repairs and such, and 7-Mile can be a long day.  I was thinking either Tuesday or Thursday for the night run?

    Nothing is firm - neither the evening nor the trail.  It's just an idea {idea} - we'll see what pans out and likely decide that day, whichever day that ends up being :)
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    Re: RamJam 2014 - Moab Trail List
    « Reply #96 on: May 2, 2014, 12:17:22 pm »
    great video of Hells Revenge, they had a drone with them to give footage I've never seen.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SVDGFoCnxnw
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    « Reply #97 on: May 2, 2014, 01:38:49 pm »
    fawking outstanding video!  Absolutely fantastic capture of the highlights of Hells Revenge - our last trail of RamJam 2014 {cool}

    Thanks for sharing Dave

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    Re: RamJam 2014 - Moab Trail List
    « Reply #98 on: May 2, 2014, 01:46:18 pm »
    a local boy just got back from there and posted these videos:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=JgQnmiZNnd8
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yAX329oLQcs

    I guess you could use that first waterfall as car ramps Sam.  ;D
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    « Reply #99 on: May 2, 2014, 01:51:48 pm »
    ...I guess you could use that first waterfall as car ramps Sam.  ;D

    ha haa - prolly could eh?  ;D 

    DAMN I'm getting antsy to get there.  Hi Ho Hi Ho - it's off to build I go.....
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