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TORX
August 9th, 2012, 18:16
The NWC BOD is currently enroute to Sierra Fest from Washington. We'll try and update this as the adventure continues.

Loaded up, and filling up the first tank.
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TORX
August 9th, 2012, 18:18
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We underestimated traffic.

TORX
August 9th, 2012, 19:02
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While we sit in traffic here's how our adventure started. We didn't have enough room inside so we had to hog out the rails for some tie downs. Goblazers_6's wife doesn't need to know about that.

TORX
August 9th, 2012, 19:34
Highway 58 has tunnel work going on so as codriver I chose route 2. Only 11 more hours to go!http://img.tapatalk.com/aee9c019-650b-c906.jpg

TORX
August 9th, 2012, 20:39
Outside of Cottage Grove, OR.

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TORX
August 9th, 2012, 21:06
Rest stop.http://img.tapatalk.com/aee9c019-7a84-f104.jpg

Good news, the roof cargo is still there.
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TORX
August 9th, 2012, 22:57
Medford, OR
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Gold Cobra
August 9th, 2012, 23:02
The Taco Bell at Pilot to be specific.

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TORX
August 9th, 2012, 23:10
http://img.tapatalk.com/aee9c019-97b3-0536.jpg Eric performing codriving duties.

Gold Cobra
August 9th, 2012, 23:11
Fueling at Pilot

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Gold Cobra
August 9th, 2012, 23:17
Eric forgot to bring food.

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Gold Cobra
August 9th, 2012, 23:19
dellstopjeep doing some grocery shopping at the Medford Albertsons.

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LJ dude
August 9th, 2012, 23:23
You guys are still in Oregon!?!

This is going to be interesting! lol

TORX
August 9th, 2012, 23:36
Eric's necessities for three days.
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TORX
August 9th, 2012, 23:43
Back on the road. 18.5mpg on the last tank. Gonna be a long night.
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TORX
August 9th, 2012, 23:56
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Minus TORX.

TORX
August 10th, 2012, 00:15
Goodbye Oregon, NWC is in Cali!
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TORX
August 10th, 2012, 00:33
Eric doing his TORX pose.
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Icemans
August 10th, 2012, 00:42
Heck you guys could of stopped in Roseburg and visited with and got some free grub. I didn't know you were headed to Cali otherwise i would of said something.

TORX
August 10th, 2012, 00:49
Heck you guys could of stopped in Roseburg and visited with and got some free grub. I didn't know you were headed to Cali otherwise i would of said something.
We would have totally stopped had we known. You're at the fair right? Maybe we'll swing by Sunday if we head home that way.

TORX
August 10th, 2012, 00:57
Caught dozing.
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TORX
August 10th, 2012, 01:32
Done with I5, on HWY89 now. Only car on the road so we have the Lightrorce Blasters lit up.
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NW-ZJ-SCOTT
August 10th, 2012, 01:42
I hate being a Gresham boy...

Have fun, bastads'

TORX
August 10th, 2012, 01:48
It's Deer city out here. Have seen more deer than vehicles.
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TORX
August 10th, 2012, 03:34
Missed a turn. Hurtful things were said to TORX. Had to back track 12 miles.
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TORX
August 10th, 2012, 04:33
0330 Susanville
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TORX
August 10th, 2012, 05:57
Nevada! Heading for Reno now. About another 2.5 hours to go. Darren's been driving for a good 12 hours, about ready to bring in the closer.
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TORX
August 10th, 2012, 06:38
Carson City, NV. This town stinks.
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TORX
August 10th, 2012, 06:55
TORX is closing this race.
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Gold Cobra
August 10th, 2012, 07:33
We've been in this Jeep a long time. It's daylight again.

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NorCalChris
August 10th, 2012, 07:44
Hell yeaguys. Glad to see you making the trip. I made it to Yosemite last night, stayed with family. Were were headed out at 7.

Icemans
August 10th, 2012, 12:21
We would have totally stopped had we known. You're at the fair right? Maybe we'll swing by Sunday if we head home that way.

It closes Saturday then were off to Boise so unless you want to come way out if the way. Maybe next time.

Jeep450r
August 10th, 2012, 15:09
Wow good for you guys for makin the trek down here. It will be worth it. I'm looking forward to meeting you guys!

TORX
August 12th, 2012, 12:24
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Now that we're back in service time for some updates. Eric and I drove the last leg while Darren slept. We took the scenic route on Hwy50 through Tahoe.

TORX
August 12th, 2012, 12:26
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Another pit stop for Eric. After climbing to 8750ft we made it to Sierra Fest. More on that later.

TORX
August 12th, 2012, 12:34
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Hit the road shortly after 10:00 today. First pit stop of the day.

Gold Cobra
August 12th, 2012, 12:35
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TORX
August 12th, 2012, 12:39
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Gold Cobra
August 12th, 2012, 12:51
TORX has a massive hangover.

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Gold Cobra
August 12th, 2012, 13:18
Nevada is boring like a pineapple.

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TORX
August 12th, 2012, 13:52
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TORX
August 12th, 2012, 13:53
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100 octane on pump, $8.89 a gallon. We're hoping well make quick time with this tank.

TORX
August 12th, 2012, 14:15
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What is this massive bare piece of land?

Gold Cobra
August 12th, 2012, 14:19
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Taken at 75 mph.

TORX
August 12th, 2012, 14:58
AC blaster quit working in the Brendamobile. This could be a problem considering its a damn sauna outside. We blame Chris.

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TORX
August 12th, 2012, 15:02
Good news is we have cookies. Thank you, Ron.

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TORX
August 12th, 2012, 15:21
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Gold Cobra
August 12th, 2012, 15:28
A/C magically fixed itself for now.
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TORX
August 12th, 2012, 15:36
I guess it's picture time.
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Gold Cobra
August 12th, 2012, 15:54
High above Susanville.
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TORX
August 12th, 2012, 16:12
According to Eric we're either heading into a dust cloud out of Hidalgo or a fire.
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Rob D
August 12th, 2012, 16:23
Nice thread. It was great meeting you guys. Hope the cookies helped. Nothing like a sugar rush to get ya thru a long drive. :D

TORX
August 12th, 2012, 17:13
http://img.tapatalk.com/aef02080-3857-3256.jpgWhat an incredibly boring road. On a scale of 8 - 10 it's an 8.

knucklehead 61
August 12th, 2012, 17:35
you nwc gangstas are wack.
nice to hang with you again.
i'll hit you gays, i mean guys, up next time i am near tsf & we can hit the trails.

Gold Cobra
August 12th, 2012, 18:02
Bathroom break.

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Gold Cobra
August 12th, 2012, 18:03
Yawn.
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TORX
August 12th, 2012, 18:32
Oregon!
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rockn94zj
August 12th, 2012, 18:58
its cool you guys came all the way out to chill with us, it was nice to meat you guys and have a safe trip

TORX
August 12th, 2012, 19:34
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TORX
August 12th, 2012, 19:34
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20.3mpg

Djmack
August 12th, 2012, 19:42
20.3mpg

Thats impressive for a jeep that full..

EricsXJ
August 12th, 2012, 19:56
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What is this massive bare piece of land?

That dry lake bed is my backyard, almost literally. I live in that community on the other side.

Glad you dudes made the trip!

the_weirdo
August 12th, 2012, 20:43
Had a great time hanging out with the NWC boys at Sierra Fest. Lots of fun was had on a late night trail run. Eric (the Stallion rider) introduced me to the old school rap station on the Sirius satellite radio and it has become my #1 preset. We'll have to come up there for a run next summer.

Gold Cobra
August 12th, 2012, 21:10
Almost to I5.
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#S194
August 12th, 2012, 21:15
Had a great time hanging out at the campfire with the NWC boys. But I don't think I'll ever recover from being exposed to those disturbing My Little Pony pictures...:wow:

cencal96xj
August 12th, 2012, 21:21
Had a great time hanging out at the campfire with the NWC boys. But I don't think I'll ever recover from being exposed to those disturbing My Little Pony pictures...:wow:

lol im glad i only heard about those

hiimmred
August 12th, 2012, 21:25
It was great to meet you all. Hope you enjoyed your time with us and thank you Eric for the quote of the weekend.

Gold Cobra
August 12th, 2012, 21:45
Taco Bell, again.

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TORX
August 12th, 2012, 21:45
Home stretch!
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Gold Cobra
August 12th, 2012, 21:57
It's dark now, and TORX is browsing casual encounters on his phone instead of keeping his eyes on the road.

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knucklehead 61
August 12th, 2012, 22:19
It was great to meet you all. Hope you enjoyed your time with us and thank you Eric for the quote of the weekend.

the nwc crew gave us multiple great quotes:

delstopjeep: "i only ride stallions"
torx: "the champagne of hydration"
goblazers_6: "f, marry, or kill"
goblazers_6: "broney"

pretty sure there were more, but that's all i can recall quickly that are family (wtf?!?) friendly.

knucklehead 61
August 12th, 2012, 22:20
duh

Gold Cobra
August 12th, 2012, 22:40
Detour.

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the_weirdo
August 12th, 2012, 22:58
Send Darren's pic, he's definitely the best looking. More points if you show him wearing the tuxedo shirt without sleeves.

Gold Cobra
August 12th, 2012, 23:17
Well that was quick, we're back on the road.

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JOSEJALAPENO
August 12th, 2012, 23:20
I am glad to have met you guys, you guys are a blast to have some beers with. I will have to make it up to the NW chapter & wheel with you guys.

Gold Cobra
August 12th, 2012, 23:36
Back in Washington. Yay!

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TORX
August 13th, 2012, 00:11
13 hours later.
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the_weirdo
August 13th, 2012, 00:18
Two questions:

a) Did you guys figure out that the Brendamobile got a bad front driveshaft back as a replacement?
b) How many times did you have to backtrack on the way home?

Gold Cobra
August 13th, 2012, 00:21
A: She won't notice.
B: Zero actually. Maybe the daylight and having slept helped us out, but it was probably luck.

Bryan C.
August 13th, 2012, 07:42
It was good to meet you guys. Glad to see you made it home OK.

JOSEJALAPENO
August 13th, 2012, 08:30
A: She won't notice.
B: Zero actually. Maybe the daylight and having slept helped us out, but it was probably luck.



Glad you 3 are home. Thanks for making the long drive down to wheel with us.

Djmack
August 14th, 2012, 08:49
Glad you 3 are home. Thanks for making the long drive down to wheel with us.

nice avatar jose

NorCalChris
August 14th, 2012, 10:45
AC blaster quit working in the Brendamobile. This could be a problem considering its a damn sauna outside. We blame Chris.

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Not my problem...

Had a great time hanging out at the campfire with the NWC boys. But I don't think I'll ever recover from being exposed to those disturbing My Little Pony pictures...:wow:
Torx is a Clapper.

the nwc crew gave us multiple great quotes:

delstopjeep: "i only ride stallions"
torx: "the champagne of hydration"
goblazers_6: "f, marry, or kill"
goblazers_6: "broney"

pretty sure there were more, but that's all i can recall quickly that are family (wtf?!?) friendly.
I guess I'm down to party hahaha
Detour.

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Hey, my cousin said thanks for swinging by. He was very happy after you left.

Two questions:

a) Did you guys figure out that the Brendamobile got a bad front driveshaft back as a replacement?

I didn't even put it back in. Just used one of my twin sticks and gorilla tape.

knucklehead 61
August 14th, 2012, 10:49
Hey, my cousin said thanks for swinging by. He was very happy after you left.


...& nc chris for the win. :roflmao: