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Offline jim2

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pictures of your vehicle in big bend
« on: November 19, 2011, 06:54:06 PM »
a couple of mine to start on the old ore road

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Offline badknees

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Re: pictures of your vehicle in big bend
« Reply #1 on: November 19, 2011, 07:08:16 PM »
Paint Gap

Not all those who wander are lost.
J.R.R. Tolkien

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Offline Owl

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Re: pictures of your vehicle in big bend
« Reply #2 on: November 19, 2011, 07:23:03 PM »
Fresno

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Offline Al

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Re: pictures of your vehicle in big bend
« Reply #3 on: November 19, 2011, 07:37:00 PM »
Nice 4x4s . . .

Al

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Re: pictures of your vehicle in big bend
« Reply #4 on: November 19, 2011, 08:03:12 PM »
2007:



2009 near the Solitario:

John & Tess

"...and I'll face each day with a smile, for the time that I've been given's such a little while..." - Arthur Lee

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Offline The Scorpion

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Re: pictures of your vehicle in big bend
« Reply #5 on: November 19, 2011, 09:08:05 PM »
Glenn Spring #2



James
everything is better with bacon!!!

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Re: pictures of your vehicle in big bend
« Reply #6 on: November 19, 2011, 09:16:45 PM »
A couple from my collection.

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Offline Al

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Re: pictures of your vehicle in big bend
« Reply #7 on: November 19, 2011, 11:04:11 PM »
My 1998 F150 at Fresno from a couple of trip reports.  Traded her in a few months ago for a new one. She never got stuck, never left us stranded and was still running like a champ. The worst problem she had in the park was my fault.  We were camped at Roy's Peak Vista, sans tarps or tents, when a sudden storm caught us by surprise.  We got soaked and decided to head to Terlingua to dry out.  Went too fast down Old Ore Rd., splashed some ponded water up into the engine and it started missing out on one of the cylinders.  Put an OBD II meter on it, figured out which cylinder, dried it out and we were good to go.  Someone got a good truck.





Al
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Offline Buck

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Re: pictures of your vehicle in big bend
« Reply #8 on: November 19, 2011, 11:44:45 PM »
My 1983 Suburban 4x4 At the Oak Springs trail head in 1999.




1986 Land Cruiser down an arroyo past the hot springs.

« Last Edit: November 19, 2011, 11:59:54 PM by Buck »
"Hey, how 'bout a Fandango..?"

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Re: pictures of your vehicle in big bend
« Reply #9 on: November 20, 2011, 12:02:54 AM »
I like this thread, Oh the stories I could tell...   :eusa_whistle:  :eusa_naughty:

Lunch at Dugout Wells 2010



From the archives, a long, long time ago.




This is what happens when you  venture too far off the pavement along FM170 (before BBRSP was a state park) pulling a tandem axle trailer overloaded with camping gear looking for a secluded campsite.
Fortunately we had another truck to tow the trailer.

Don
Don
Fort Worth

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Offline Al

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Re: pictures of your vehicle in big bend
« Reply #10 on: November 20, 2011, 12:29:52 AM »
This is getting good. Tell us more!  I wish there were photos of my 1962 VW Bug in the Bend but that was before I started taking pictures.  GREAT dirt road vehicle with those 15" wheels.  The 1968 Volvo 144 was also pretty competent but not like the Bug.

Buck, my first trip was in a friend's brand new 1971 Suburban.  Most excellent Big Bend vehicle.  Bet you wish you still had that Toyota . . . or do you?

Hoodoo, what were you thinking!?

Al

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pictures of your vehicle in big bend
« Reply #11 on: November 20, 2011, 07:10:47 AM »
Here's one from my archive.  These days are long gone....at Terlingua Abajo in 1993:



Man, I miss my bike!

Oh I can't wait to put my new toy up after  next week!
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Re: pictures of your vehicle in big bend
« Reply #12 on: November 20, 2011, 07:21:00 AM »
Is this limited ONLY to Big Bend, or do you take some from just across the rio?
Stay thirsty, my friends.

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« Reply #13 on: November 20, 2011, 07:24:54 AM »
Even though Jim started this thread? I hope he doesn't mind if I take liberty to answer that question: Post away Homero!  The Big Bend doesn't stop at the Rio!

Another one from my archive taken near Glenn Springs in 2004:


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Re: pictures of your vehicle in big bend
« Reply #14 on: November 20, 2011, 08:57:19 AM »
Poor old truck. In 2010 i drove it out of Fresno camp at 5am with the river roat closed due to a rain  storm. It took one hour. the first two yrs. i took backroads, 03/04, i didn't have a spare tire. 2011, i'm taking it a little more easy on it. The scratches wax out, sort of.

 


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