When you just can’t stand doing any more house work and just gotta get onto some dirt.
Sometimes you actually get a lot done in a short time period... almost never..., but sometimes...
Knowing when to stop is just as important as building a truck.
This was my 9th year of teaching at Overland Expo and despite not being a fan of crowds or events I always manage to meet a ton of nice people and have a good time.
What just happened? I remember leaving work an hour early and getting calls as I rushed to get in the truck and leave...
“Hey guy, thanks for running into my truck...”
So, I turned my truck into a gyro-copter
Jonathan Hanson posted this short, but great reminder the other day. It’s something I think we all know, but it bears repeating. I’m taking the time to type this up to share as much as so I remember the lesson. I think the “overland” world is quite filled with list checkers. To each their own, but I think it’s good to…
It’s hard to believe that I’ve put over 16,000 miles in the year and a half I’ve owned this thing! The idle didn’t seem right and it started to even seem a bit down on power.
For once I was right. A
Fiat Panda Jeep Renegade Competitor. Of course, it’s not our thing, but I’m sure it will sell well and be what the market wants.
About: “The Men’s Arts Council (MAC) created the event in 1990 as a fundraiser for Phoenix Art Museum and this event continues to set the benchmark for excellence. The finest vintage automobiles in the world have graced the scenic highways of Arizona during this annual four day event.
It as a big car weekend here in Arizona. Carsncoffee at Fourtillfour coffee shop, then off to a Porsche swapmeet at Deluxe Customs.
Salt River and the White Mountain Apache tribe land to be exact.
Enough of the fridges, the gps, the apps, the gear and the toys. We were in need of a basic car camping weekend.
Well, we did a nice dirt adventure over the weekend. 150 miles of it in low range slow going and the old truck did great.
I had stayed on the “not racing” wagon for almost 4 years.
Well, as we were driving over to the monthly “Mid week meetup” we stopped at the local store to fill a growler to share. We went to start him... click... click... Damn! We had a charging issue. Thankfully I was able to push it and Kelsey popped the clutch in 2nd gear and he roared to life.
A couple months ago my buddy Brian had a great idea. “Why don’t we try and meet up once a month on a week night for a mini adventure.”