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Excellent write again Matt. I hate those tight turn a rounds.

Me too! If it looks too dangerous, I send my friend Scott up there first. He's got bigger, ummmm, he's not as big of a scaredy cat as me. Plus, he can turn his little truck around in about half the distance as my Jeep (he did a 3 point turn, while I did a 17 point turn). But this time, we both went up together. Not one of my smartest moves...

 

I hate running into dead ends like that Matt. I also hate driving in that tall grass, I worry about catching that grass on fire with the catalytic converter.

Both concern me too, Bob. Especially since the skid plates on my Jeep have been recalled for that very thing. They replaced mine, but I HATE the new one. I may go with something else. Oh, and that day was wet, cold and rainy, so I didn't have to worry about it.

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So far I have been lucky and haven't started any fires, and I carry a fire extinguisher, but I hate it when I am driving through that stuff and I think I smell smoke! We hit a spot like that a few weeks ago and had to turn around. The wife and kids freaked out, which is always helpful! :lmao22:

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Nice videos Matt, that road looks fun, but I would hate to run into someone coming the other way on that road.

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I was just given the link to the story behind the wrecked Suburban from a member of the Offroad Passport forum I belong to. He was there that day (luckily, not in the vehicle). I can't believe the guy survived. From someone who has been there, it's also amazing to me that he made the first "drive" down the sidehill without flipping over. Amazing.

 

http://www.zilbandy.com/suburb/suburban.htm

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That's a crazy story and one of my worst fears when one those type of roads.

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Can you email a gpx file of this track to me at juansemanas@gmail.com

 

Please?!

 

Thanks!

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Matt is MIA, his website is gone unfortunately, it was a wealth of great information on Arizona. 

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