collapse

Donate

Become a 2017/18 AZXC Supporting Member just Click the Donate button.

* Calendar

December 2017
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 [15] 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31

No calendar events were found.

Upcoming Events

Sorry! There are no calendar events available at the moment.

* Newest Member

* Who's Online

  • Dot Guests: 21
  • Dot Hidden: 0
  • Dot Users: 0

There aren't any users online.

* User Info

 
 
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
goto AZXC

Go To AZXC

goto AZTC

GoTo AZFC

GoTo AZPC

Forum Chatbox

Refresh History
  • pinchel (Rob): Definitely breaker bar...
    Today at 08:27:59 AM
  • PitSnipe (Kyle): No, Thats best acomplished with a breaaker bar and a wrench.
    Yesterday at 09:02:10 PM
  • ShockBlue_Scott: You think it will bust the lower shock bolts loose?
    Yesterday at 08:51:05 PM
  • PitSnipe (Kyle): I have a 3/8 drive Milwaukee cordless impact
    Yesterday at 08:47:31 PM
  • ShockBlue_Scott: @PitSnipe what size is your?
    Yesterday at 08:46:22 PM
  • PitSnipe (Kyle): cant help ya there.
    Yesterday at 08:29:38 PM
  • ShockBlue_Scott: @PitSnipe prefer 1/2 as I wanna do the suspension on the truck. But if  3/8 will work...
    Yesterday at 08:14:55 PM
  • PitSnipe (Kyle): 3/8 or 1/2 ?
    Yesterday at 05:45:19 PM
  • ShockBlue_Scott: Anyone have a good cordless impact gun I could borrow for a few days?
    Yesterday at 01:59:48 PM
  • pinchel (Rob): Happy Holidays!
    December 13, 2017, 09:56:41 PM
  • pinchel (Rob): Post up if you can meet up at Coffee & Crawlers tomorrow! Don't forget a new unwrapped toy to enter special drawing.
    December 08, 2017, 06:02:36 PM
  • ShockBlue_Scott: Has anyone done the Diamond Creek Road to the bottom of the Grand Canyon?
    December 05, 2017, 08:52:10 AM
  • XterrasNameIsMolly (Justin): I have nothing to do, but I would be happy to assist / host a mod day if interested (south phoenix)
    December 05, 2017, 08:47:14 AM
  • DBAX: Picked up a pop up camper (used) this weekend, thinking an axle flip will be a good thing. Also thinking, I've never flipped an axle..
    December 04, 2017, 01:28:38 PM
  • ShockBlue_Scott: I would be interested in a mod day and helping others. I have some Pro 4x suspension that needs to go in...
    December 04, 2017, 08:15:24 AM
  • Thupertrooper (Victor): I can try hosting a mod day in the east valley if we have some interested to help out
    December 01, 2017, 09:59:52 PM
  • pinchel (Rob): As soon as i get my bolts i can have a mod day
    December 01, 2017, 02:23:19 PM
  • m.sainz12: also whens the next mod day
    November 30, 2017, 05:48:21 PM
  • m.sainz12: no not yet! he wont text me back :(
    November 30, 2017, 05:48:03 PM
  • pinchel (Rob): Soon I will have all I need for a 2" body lift!
    November 29, 2017, 07:34:36 PM

Author Topic: lesson learned  (Read 1081 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline jddirty

  • Full Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 124
  • Gender: Male
lesson learned
« on: May 11, 2013, 05:04:24 PM »
just about rolled my dodge trying to climb a hill that was obviously a little out of my league, and of course I broke a major rule of wheeling, tried it while I was by myself.  I do not have pics as I was unable to open my doors due to angle and vehicle rocking.  I took the power lines from new river road to table mesa on the west side.  headed up the trail "crap shoot" the back way and when I got to the steepest part of the trail I could not get the old girl up. she got loose on the big gravel and I slid back of the step and sideways between the trail, basically teetering between two and three wheels.  After I thought I blew my diff and realized it had stalled, I gathered my self, checked my drawers and started to ease it back and forth until the rear bumbper cleared the rocks and I slid down to the flat...chunked up the mt's pretty bad and put some dings in her but all in all, lucky as sh@#T!!  Hooray, isn't wheeling grand..

Offline sunny1881

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 541
  • Gender: Male
Re: lesson learned
« Reply #1 on: May 11, 2013, 05:24:27 PM »
Hmm, JD, no bueno. When I head out by myself or with my kids I call it exploring instead of wheeling because to me wheeling is testing myself and rig but exploring is just getting out in the desert cruising around having fun but with no testing myself or rig. Sounds like you need to do more exploring when you head out alone and less wheeling.

On a side note, glad your ok and dont have to call your insurance company tomorrow. ;D

Offline jddirty

  • Full Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 124
  • Gender: Male
Re: lesson learned
« Reply #2 on: May 11, 2013, 07:15:38 PM »
your right sunny, I am very reserved when I am by myself but I had a hair up my butt to connect the dots on that trail crap shoot.  I had gone to the top of that steep side from the table mesa side many a time, just never down it.  I figured, I do not want to go down and not get to a point where I could not get back up.  so logic said try it backwards, you will find out how the last 1/3 of the trail is and see if you can go up...well I learned.  even if my truck was locked in the rear it would have been tough. I will take pics of the hill next time I am out their.  I do know better and never would I attempt that with my kids in the car unless I have tried it first. 

Offline Rev

  • Rev & VP of AZXC
  • Sr. Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 411
  • Gender: Male
  • Rev Rev, Vroom Vroom
    • StreetQuest
Re: lesson learned
« Reply #3 on: May 21, 2013, 11:19:18 AM »
That sounds like it was legitimately scary. Glad you're alright after that!

 



Copyright ©2015 Arizona Xterra Club The Nissan names, logos and slogans are registered trademarks of Nissan Motor Co. Ltd and is no way affiliated with this site. All posts are the property of the posters and are not the responsibility of the Arizona Xterra Club, it's affiliates, web hosts or associated companies.