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    Re: harrison west service road

    Went from Pemberton through to Harrison March 2nd. Pemberton to Sloquet is fine, Sloquet to Harrison is a bit worse, lots of runoff. Some of the washouts were pretty large. There was also helilogging...
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    Re: Any other Xterras outther??

    Yeah, that's why I wanna try to get a Pro4x. With slightly larger tires I think it'll do most of the things I'll ask for it. I dont have the money or the knowhow to do the mods myself.

    I don't...
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    Re: Any other Xterras outther??

    Hey Julionix, did you all the work on your X yourself or is there a shop in town that specializes in xterras? I'm thinking of picking up a 2nd gen offroad/pro4x soon.
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    Re: Tent trailer storage

    Hey thanks Jared. Sale fell through unfortunately, but I'll get in touch again when I buy.
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    Tent trailer storage

    Hey everyone,

    Can anyone recommend a storage facility within an hour or so of Richmond where I could store a tent trailer? I live in a townhouse in Richmond, and parking is at a premium here.. I...
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    Re: whipsaw sept 19

    That's cool thanks. For some reason there are tons of Xs on the road but not that many in "trail form".
    I'd like to pick Paul's brains one day :)
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    Re: whipsaw sept 19

    Cool pics. Who's the silver 2nd gen xterra, VA7LLB?
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    Maintenance Run September 10, 2011

    Anyone going tomorrow?
    I finally have a free day so I wanna come out. Learned a bunch last time I showed up in April.
  9. Thread: Whipsaw?

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    Re: Whipsaw?

    Cool. I'd love to do this trail because it's pretty much in our back yard and it's really quite famous. I'm unlikely to have a fully locked monster wheeling machine any time soon though.
  10. Thread: Whipsaw?

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    Re: Whipsaw?

    Dude. What?

    My good buddy did it last year in a vanagon with a mog standing by. Got a mixed reaction:...
  11. Thread: Whipsaw?

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    Re: Whipsaw?

    Awesome. My buddy did it in his vanagon last summer. I guess there's hope for my xterra...if there's a unimog standing by.
  12. Re: Most reasonable tire sales store on lower mainland

    Wow, Canadian tire is actually competitive for a change. 31x10.5x15 duratracs are indeed the cheapest I've seen anywhere. Unbelievable. Also includes all the tire services youd expect.

    Pros:...
  13. Re: Pavement Wandering (mostly) - Northern Cascade Loop

    Cool trip. I hope to get out that way one day. WSDOT has good PR staff, here's them clearing Hwy 20 last year: http://www.flickr.com/photos/wsdot/sets/72157623371473447/with/4579258295/

    Did you...
  14. Re: anyone 4x4ing in the lowermainland where is there go?

    When I was there in june, went up hale and then to sunrise (which I didn't go to). I think it's basically up to whoever is leading. If you search for trip reports there are a couple of destinations....
  15. Re: anyone 4x4ing in the lowermainland where is there go?

    Yeah that's the one. Buncha nice people with built rigs that'll take you around..
  16. Re: anyone 4x4ing in the lowermainland where is there go?

    Get backcountry map book.. I got mine at London Drugs.. shows all the logging roads in BC plenty to explore. Also checkout the newbie ride every month (in the calendar) pretty cool stuff if you've...
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    Re: BC4x4 Net Chat - anyone interested?

    Can't hit this repeater from Richmond and my little 5 watt HT. I did listen in, there was a bit of traffic.
  18. Thread: Scenic 4x4ing

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    Re: Scenic 4x4ing

    If you've never been up to Seton Portage, it's pretty damn sweet. Not really a 4x4 road, just unpaved.
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    Re: Britannia/Mt. Sheer this Sunday (July 31st)

    Would've loved to go, but the newborn and my inlaws are conspiring to keep me at home. Post pics :)
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    Re: Geocaching forum still alive?

    Yeah, I see Tulameen turtles everywhere! Really cool stuff.

    I dont know what a projection is. Are you referring to these directions: "sight a nearby tree at 270 degrees magnetic"? I'm assuming...
  21. Re: Wanted: Fabricate Xterra Rock Sliders/Nerf bars

    That's what I'm looking at. This comes as a kit that needs to be welded. North shore 4x4 people quoted me 4 hours at 80 bucks an hour to put this together. That's a little steep.

    Thanks Jim, I'll...
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    Re: Geocaching forum still alive?

    There's so much stuff around here, I"m sure you can find something interesting, you gotta look though. Are you looking for wheeling/4x4 stuff specifically?
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    Re: Geocaching forum still alive?

    Oh really? What's that about?
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    Re: Geocaching forum still alive?

    Didn't see a BC forum on there.. only Canada one...
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    Geocaching forum still alive?

    Wow, didn't know bc4x4 had a geocaching section. It's well hidden.

    I can't wait to do this in a couple of weeks: http://coord.info/GCGE6C it looks awesome. And pretty easy for a stock vehicle.
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  26. Thread: UHF?

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    Re: UHF?

    Hey Jason,

    I just went through a course put on my delta amateur radio society: http://www.deltaamateurradio.com/

    It was a breeze. Definitely the route I'd recommend.
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    Re: 4WDABC July 2011 Maintenance Run

    Yeah I'd love to come out. My son was born on the 3rd of this month, and my in laws are staying over next month so I dunno if I"ll be able to make it. I did have a great time on it in june though..
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    Re: 4WDABC July 2011 Maintenance Run

    That's cool. When I went in June I ended up doing Hale Creek and then bailing home. I didn't know you guys also went to Francis Lake, I thought it was always Hale/Sunrise.
  29. Thread: UHF?

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    Re: UHF?

    Ahh, my bad Baja_Dave, I got APRS confused with GMRS.
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    Re: UHF?

    Why would you want to use APRS over ham? Isn't APRS limited to a fraction of ham's power?
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    Re: 4WDABC July 2011 Maintenance Run

    Cool vids.. where are these from? I went to the last one in June, but only as far as hale creek.
  32. Re: selling a family member - 1947 mercury coupe, orig cond 95,000 miles

    Very cool. Good luck with the sale.
  33. Re: selling a family member - 1947 mercury coupe, orig cond 95,000 miles

    What's the story with this if you dont mind me asking? Your grandparents I assume?
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    Re: Right of way on residential streets

    Appreciate the refresher Dale. It's counterintuitive, but I guess it's the law. Thinking it through makes an awkward sort of sense if I picture an implied 4-way stop sign/yellow flashers at any...
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    Re: Right of way on residential streets

    Ok, maybe not an intersection, strictly speaking but what about where Sheridan Rd joins Sheridan Pl?
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    Right of way on residential streets

    Hey guys,

    I'm curious as to what the rules are for the right of way on residential streets. MVA is not really clear.

    If there's an intersection with no stop signs, and a car on my right is...
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    Re: P/T welding classes.. where near Surrey?

    They only have full time classes. I already have a job, I'm only interested in learning a new skill and using their equipment..
  38. Wanted: Fabricate Xterra Rock Sliders/Nerf bars

    Hey guys,

    I'm hoping someone local can help me fab sliders for my xterra. I dont need anything fancy.

    Shrockworks makes a nice set, but between shipping and duty it's damn pricy for what they...
  39. Thread: This is rad

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    Re: This is rad

    Four wheel driving is fun...in a jeep!
    Four wheel driving!
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    Re: learning to weld

    That's actually true, I looked at the number of classes, not the total hours taught. I guess that's a reasonable rate if you end up learning stuff. I wonder how many students there are per class.
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    Re: P/T welding classes.. where near Surrey?

    Any more info? I checked the site there's nothing about welding there.
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    Re: learning to weld

    Man I'm really tempted to take this http://www.bcit.ca/study/courses/weld0110

    But $500 for 5 weeks? Steep! That would set me up wiht an entry level welder and such. On the other hand I dont want...
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    Re: cool mog for sale locally

    Thanks for the response Tmax. I'm nowhere near to being able to buy one but I enjoy learning about them.
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    Re: cool mog for sale locally

    Question from a noob. Unimogs are pretty cool in my book, maybe for all the wrong reasons. One thing I've always wondered though, is how do you keep 'em maintained? Sounds like parts are expensive...
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    Re: Painting steel rims

    Awesome that's what I came by to recommend. People on Xterra forums swear by this stuff. I painted some of my plastic that was completely faded out. Wheels when it gets warmer out, I have no space...
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    Re: mossberg model 500 12 guage persuader

    Can these be choked for skeet/trap?
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    Re: nissan wreckers?

    I think the shocks xterra uses are a direct swap with toyota t100 so your idea has some merit... The only issue though -- what about weight rating and such? I dont want to bring my back so high up...
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    Re: Some gear I use

    I've been looking at kelly kettles they seem pretty cool.

    Did you buy it locally? Have you tried cooking food on it or only boiled water?
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    Re: HOT4X4 GPS Challenge VI, Sat May 7th

    Hey Wes, me and my bro had an awesome time. Huge thanks to you and hot4x4 for putting it together.
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    Re: nissan wreckers?

    I want to spend as little as possible on this. I'm not really interested in raising the rear either and it seems aftermarket add-a-leaf may add a random amount of height..

    My stock pack is in poor...
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