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General Discussion => Welcome New Members => Topic started by: Stoic V on October 14, 2013, 12:13:49 PM

Title: New to the site
Post by: Stoic V on October 14, 2013, 12:13:49 PM
Small introduction.
 I have had my 02 xterra for 9+ years. Currently 153xxx miles, and runs great.  Its completely stock, and she has still taken me all over Arizona. I normally use the xterra for xploring the desert, finding ghost towns,  getting to hard to reach hikes. ect...  
 A couple of quick pictures from over the years.
Flagstaff  2007
(http://i223.photobucket.com/albums/dd240/FD_Addicted/xterra/07decflag.jpg) (http://s223.photobucket.com/user/FD_Addicted/media/xterra/07decflag.jpg.html)
(http://i223.photobucket.com/albums/dd240/FD_Addicted/xterra/07flag.jpg) (http://s223.photobucket.com/user/FD_Addicted/media/xterra/07flag.jpg.html)
Near the Grand Canyon 2010. Old Air port in the distance.
(http://i223.photobucket.com/albums/dd240/FD_Addicted/xterra/DSC_0382.jpg) (http://s223.photobucket.com/user/FD_Addicted/media/xterra/DSC_0382.jpg.html)
(http://i223.photobucket.com/albums/dd240/FD_Addicted/xterra/2011GrandCanyon.jpg) (http://s223.photobucket.com/user/FD_Addicted/media/xterra/2011GrandCanyon.jpg.html)
Coming out on bloddy basin Rd 2010
(http://i223.photobucket.com/albums/dd240/FD_Addicted/xterra/10bbasin.jpg) (http://s223.photobucket.com/user/FD_Addicted/media/xterra/10bbasin.jpg.html)
Somewhere Near bloody Basin  rd 2013
(http://i223.photobucket.com/albums/dd240/FD_Addicted/xterra/2013Pueblobbasin.jpg) (http://s223.photobucket.com/user/FD_Addicted/media/xterra/2013Pueblobbasin.jpg.html)
Near Oatman. and Fourr Burial sights2011.  (I always liked this picture, but the damn gas cap is off)
(http://i223.photobucket.com/albums/dd240/FD_Addicted/xterra/2011oatman.jpg) (http://s223.photobucket.com/user/FD_Addicted/media/xterra/2011oatman.jpg.html)
Mcpherson Pass 2011, North of Yuma
(http://i223.photobucket.com/albums/dd240/FD_Addicted/xterra/2010McPhersonPass6.jpg) (http://s223.photobucket.com/user/FD_Addicted/media/xterra/2010McPhersonPass6.jpg.html)
Edit''''  Barry Goldwater Missile range 2011.  (Not Yuma Proving grounds)
(http://i223.photobucket.com/albums/dd240/FD_Addicted/xterra/2011yuma32.jpg) (http://s223.photobucket.com/user/FD_Addicted/media/xterra/2011yuma32.jpg.html)
(http://i223.photobucket.com/albums/dd240/FD_Addicted/xterra/2011yuma2.jpg) (http://s223.photobucket.com/user/FD_Addicted/media/xterra/2011yuma2.jpg.html)
(http://i223.photobucket.com/albums/dd240/FD_Addicted/xterra/2011yuma.jpg) (http://s223.photobucket.com/user/FD_Addicted/media/xterra/2011yuma.jpg.html)
North of Lake Pleasant 2013. (Near Copperopolis)
(http://i223.photobucket.com/albums/dd240/FD_Addicted/xterra/2013copper2.jpg) (http://s223.photobucket.com/user/FD_Addicted/media/xterra/2013copper2.jpg.html)
(http://i223.photobucket.com/albums/dd240/FD_Addicted/xterra/2013copper.jpg) (http://s223.photobucket.com/user/FD_Addicted/media/xterra/2013copper.jpg.html)
(http://i223.photobucket.com/albums/dd240/FD_Addicted/xterra/2013Copperopolis.jpg) (http://s223.photobucket.com/user/FD_Addicted/media/xterra/2013Copperopolis.jpg.html)
Sasco and Silverbell ghost towns 2013.
(http://i223.photobucket.com/albums/dd240/FD_Addicted/xterra/2013Sasco2.jpg) (http://s223.photobucket.com/user/FD_Addicted/media/xterra/2013Sasco2.jpg.html)
(http://i223.photobucket.com/albums/dd240/FD_Addicted/xterra/2013sasco1.jpg) (http://s223.photobucket.com/user/FD_Addicted/media/xterra/2013sasco1.jpg.html)
(http://i223.photobucket.com/albums/dd240/FD_Addicted/xterra/Silverbell1-1.png) (http://s223.photobucket.com/user/FD_Addicted/media/xterra/Silverbell1-1.png.html)
Title: Re: New to the site
Post by: PitSnipe (Kyle) on October 14, 2013, 12:37:16 PM
Welcome to the club. Nice rig and great pics. You are living proof that a stock X can achieve more than you think.
Title: Re: New to the site
Post by: AZXterra410 on October 14, 2013, 01:42:22 PM
Welcome.
Title: Re: New to the site
Post by: remo1991(Brent) on October 14, 2013, 02:14:31 PM
Well it looks like you've had fun with her. Welcome hope see you on run one of these days.
Title: Re: New to the site
Post by: Hammer (Avi) on October 14, 2013, 05:27:23 PM
Welcome to the club, and great looking pics!  Feel free to contact me by email or PM if you have any questions. 
Title: Re: New to the site
Post by: WHPIVxterra on October 14, 2013, 06:56:03 PM
DUDE!! love the rig.  looks a lot like mine looked when I got it. 
Title: Re: New to the site
Post by: Stoic V on October 15, 2013, 03:39:05 PM
I edited my first post. A group of pictures where mislabeled. 


Thanks guys.
DUDE!! love the rig.  looks a lot like mine looked when I got it. 
I noticed this when I went threw your pictures a couple of times.  I might have to copy what you did to the top interior piece to your x.  The material on mine is starting to come apart.

My X has truly been a great truck.  Besides the timing belt around 120k (which is expected), and a little work on the front diff, I havent put any unexpected money into it.
Ill share an embarrassing short story.  I just started working the Graveyard shift. I had two days off, and was heading up to Fossil Creak. I was planning on hiking the area, and truck camp at the Verde.   I wasnt used to the working hours, and fell asleep driving.  I ended up running over a concrete box, then hit and pushed a big rock. (This is when I woke up.)  I launched the truck into a tree, 12+ feet  down into a ravine. The tow bill was high, but expected.  The truck only needed an alignment and a new tire(which was under warranty) I also broke the front plastic skid guard under the truck. The truck was a tank. Very little damage.   I was very lucky that day, for myself and the dogs.

I moved the rock on the bottom left of this pick, about 18 inches.
(http://i223.photobucket.com/albums/dd240/FD_Addicted/xterra/fu1.jpg) (http://s223.photobucket.com/user/FD_Addicted/media/xterra/fu1.jpg.html)
(http://i223.photobucket.com/albums/dd240/FD_Addicted/xterra/fu3.jpg) (http://s223.photobucket.com/user/FD_Addicted/media/xterra/fu3.jpg.html)
Dogs being good, under the circumstances.
(http://i223.photobucket.com/albums/dd240/FD_Addicted/xterra/fu2.jpg) (http://s223.photobucket.com/user/FD_Addicted/media/xterra/fu2.jpg.html)
(http://i223.photobucket.com/albums/dd240/FD_Addicted/xterra/fu4.jpg) (http://s223.photobucket.com/user/FD_Addicted/media/xterra/fu4.jpg.html)

Title: Re: New to the site
Post by: Hammer (Avi) on October 15, 2013, 08:26:41 PM
yikes, I have a winch now so you can call me and pay me whatever the tow bill was next time.  I will say working nights, everything is a bit of a risk when it comes to doing things on your first day off.  Usually if I have something planned I am unable to sleep, which results in me driving to vegas and going without sleep for 30 or so hours.  Glad everything turned out ok.   
Title: Re: New to the site
Post by: Stoic V on October 29, 2013, 04:22:11 PM
In this case the tow bill was worth it.  My X was part in a tree, only 3 wheels on the ground. My back bumber was stuck on the covert that went under the road. The 4th tire was 18inches off the ground.  I couldnt get pulled forward or backward, without doing some major damage to something. They had to lift  my X out of this ditch.

I will keep that offer in mind. I would rather pay someone in the X family, then people I dont know.



Pics from last week.
 My front differential was acting up  for a couple of months, so I havent used 4 wheel drive in a while .   I had it serviced, and I wanted to take it on a test run.  North of Highway 169,   I took forest road 323 to a hike up near Cherry.  The bad part of the road was only a couple miles, but it gave me a chance to test the 4x4.  It had a lot of high clearence areas, bad ruts in the road, and a couple of low creeks to drive threw.
Inbetween the yellow dots, was the bad part of the road.
(http://i223.photobucket.com/albums/dd240/FD_Addicted/xterra/Cherry.jpg) (http://s223.photobucket.com/user/FD_Addicted/media/xterra/Cherry.jpg.html)
A failed attempt to take a picture at night going threw one of the larger creeks. It looked better in black and white.
(http://i223.photobucket.com/albums/dd240/FD_Addicted/xterra/_DSC0003.jpg) (http://s223.photobucket.com/user/FD_Addicted/media/xterra/_DSC0003.jpg.html)
The X parked at one of the trailheads, near Trendall peak, off forest road 132 NorthWest of Cherry.
(http://i223.photobucket.com/albums/dd240/FD_Addicted/xterra/_DSC0108.jpg) (http://s223.photobucket.com/user/FD_Addicted/media/xterra/_DSC0108.jpg.html)
An image as the sun was starting to set on Forest Road 132
(http://i223.photobucket.com/albums/dd240/FD_Addicted/xterra/_DSC0110.jpg) (http://s223.photobucket.com/user/FD_Addicted/media/xterra/_DSC0110.jpg.html)
Title: Re: New to the site
Post by: remo1991(Brent) on October 29, 2013, 05:56:55 PM
You should try to stop by the the Mod day this weekend. there's going to be a good turn out and will give you chance meet everyone. Just be warned you may get sucked into helping.
Title: Re: New to the site
Post by: Stoic V on October 30, 2013, 06:06:51 AM
I was thinking about stopping by, but I have to work 1pm-11pm on Saturday. .  I dont get much notice on where I am working, until earlier that day.(around 11am). I could be in AJ to Goodyear. If I am close to Ahwatukee, I will try to stop.