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Forum: Your Rig! 09-06-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 580
Posted By 6x6pinz
factory listed top speed is 90mph. I have run it...

factory listed top speed is 90mph. I have run it up to 85mph just to see how it does. It will run at those speeds but is much happier running 65 to 70 mph. For a military truck that is pretty...
Forum: Your Rig! 09-04-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 580
Posted By 6x6pinz
no, it is an M102 4 cylinder gas motor. Drove it...

no, it is an M102 4 cylinder gas motor. Drove it back from Vallejo Ca. and it managed 19.5 miles to the gallon. This one I am going to keep pretty much stock. So far just added seat belts to rear...
Forum: Your Rig! 09-04-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 580
Posted By 6x6pinz
added a new toy

Picked up another Swiss Army surplus vehicle. A 91 Puch 230GE. These are the same as the Mercedes G wagons just badged under the Puch name.
Forum: All Other Activities, Gear & Resources 02-13-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 1,168
Posted By 6x6pinz
I have also lost a valve stem on my ford while...

I have also lost a valve stem on my ford while getting items out of the bed and using the axle as a step. Slipped off and broke teh valve stem. Had to change tire to get home. This would have been...
Forum: General Talk 02-04-2017
Replies: 0
Views: 300
Posted By 6x6pinz
shout out to OP member in maroon jeep

Ran into an Offroad Passport member in a maroon jeep on his way to the Redfield stone house. Hope you all made it down to the house and out before dark. Good to run into members on the trail.
Forum: Toyota Specific 07-31-2013
Replies: 0
Views: 1,214
Posted By 6x6pinz
looking for a pickup

I have a friend who is looking for an early to mid eighties Toyota 4wd pickup in very good to excellent condition. He is willing to pay the price for the right truck. I have helped him find other...
Forum: Trip Reports & Photos 06-06-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 2,459
Posted By 6x6pinz
I will see if anyone in our group kept a copy of...

I will see if anyone in our group kept a copy of the file. I don't usually hang on to them very long.
Forum: Trip Reports & Photos 05-27-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 3,721
Posted By 6x6pinz
Sarah, glad to hear you are feeling better. I...

Sarah, glad to hear you are feeling better. I hate the heat related illnesses. People just don't get it until they experience them for themselves. Seems to drain me for days when I get hit by them.
Forum: Trip Reports & Photos 05-27-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 3,721
Posted By 6x6pinz
I stayed at the road to get the ambulance to the...

I stayed at the road to get the ambulance to the scene. By the time the ambulance got on scene the helicopter had the patient loaded up and ready to take off. Another emergency vehicle arrived on...
Forum: Trip Reports & Photos 05-27-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 3,721
Posted By 6x6pinz
Very good time. Hope Sarah got to feeling...

Very good time. Hope Sarah got to feeling better. Sunday the FJ group joined us for another brief trail talk and then they led us to Chimney Rock and beyond. Unfortunately Matt (red pinz owner)...
Forum: Trail Info & Other Destinations 05-22-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 3,000
Posted By 6x6pinz
I can remember several of the "die Offs" San...

I can remember several of the "die Offs" San Carlos lake has had. The water just gets low, the algae takes over and hte fish die off. Sad to see as in years past this was one of my favorite lakes...
Forum: Trip & Event Planning/Sign-up 05-20-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,961
Posted By 6x6pinz
Just making plans with one of the other pinz...

Just making plans with one of the other pinz owners. Might head down after work on Friday, any excuse to get another night in the truck works for me. Wife says I have to be home Sunday night so...
Forum: General Talk 05-19-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 2,244
Posted By 6x6pinz
talked to a buddy in WA. He said they are having...

talked to a buddy in WA. He said they are having the same issues (wires, ropes and carpet with nails on the trails) When the officials have been lucky enough to catch some of the individuals the...
Forum: Trip & Event Planning/Sign-up 05-11-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,961
Posted By 6x6pinz
I have not done many of them but have always...

I have not done many of them but have always wanted to. Chivo Falls is one of my favorites, always wanted to get there when the water was actually flowing at a rate more then just a trickle. Seems...
Forum: General Talk 05-10-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 2,587
Posted By 6x6pinz
been out with another pinz guy and we both...

been out with another pinz guy and we both (simultaneously) had issues. We were close enough to walk to a point where we could get cell service and call for help. the next day we took two more...
Forum: Trip & Event Planning/Sign-up 05-10-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,961
Posted By 6x6pinz
Going to check my schedule, would love to do this...

Going to check my schedule, would love to do this with you. The Reddington pass area is an area I have helped with clean up on before and done some of the trails in the area. I think it would be...
Forum: Trail Info & Other Destinations 05-09-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 2,290
Posted By 6x6pinz
tough call. Most of the areas will most likely...

tough call. Most of the areas will most likely be closing for fire safety in the near future do to the rain we had earlier this year. I would think the only places that would meet the criteria...
Forum: General Talk 04-29-2013
Replies: 21
Views: 3,350
Posted By 6x6pinz
having read the above postings I can tell my pet...

having read the above postings I can tell my pet peeve won't be taken well. I don't know why people don't realize that it is a speed LIMIT not a recommendation. Someone doing five under the posted...
Forum: Trip Reports & Photos 04-23-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 2,459
Posted By 6x6pinz
No way around the rock garden. You are in a very...

No way around the rock garden. You are in a very narrow canyon and must go through it. I did not look at it from the perspective of taking a full size truck through it. I would think if it were...
Forum: Trail Info & Other Destinations 04-22-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 3,204
Posted By 6x6pinz
we did this one last year. The tippy spots...

we did this one last year. The tippy spots definitely get your attention. If you take your time, there is lots of wildlife in them lower hills. We must have seen close to 100 javelina in different...
Forum: Trip Reports & Photos 04-22-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 2,459
Posted By 6x6pinz
the farthest south one we went to was the best. ...

the farthest south one we went to was the best. a cove that has a slight bend in it and keeps the waves from the main lake down. It also kept people from coming back into the cove and bothering us...
Forum: Trip Reports & Photos 04-22-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 2,459
Posted By 6x6pinz
here is a link to a google earth file. this is...

here is a link to a google earth file. this is the route we took. the first cove we went down to the lake was occupied so we had to try another. ...
Forum: Trip Reports & Photos 04-21-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 2,459
Posted By 6x6pinz
Log Corral and camp at Bartlett lake

Trip went really well. Mesa 4 Wheelers was out there this weekend doing trail maintenance and putting up some new signage. We ran the trail from the north end of FR393 to Barlett lake for the night...
Forum: General Talk 04-19-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 8,977
Posted By 6x6pinz
yep they use a reverse rotation. the pinz has a...

yep they use a reverse rotation. the pinz has a somewhat different arrangement. With axle halves instead of a solid axle the issue we see is at the clamping mechanism. If too much power is applied...
Forum: General Talk 04-18-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 8,977
Posted By 6x6pinz
Portals are great for lower powered power plants,...

Portals are great for lower powered power plants, ask me how I know. With portals there is a tremendous axle housing rotation force that needs to be dealt with. If you don't deal with it upon...
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