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Default 1/20/19: Sunflower Mine Loop, Sunflower, AZ - 4x4 Difficult


The Sunflower Mine loop is located off Highway 87 (Beeline Highway) near Mt. Ord. The trail offers a variety of challenges: rock crawling in the creek, steep loose climb out of the creek, narrow and sometimes off-camber shelf roads, and more! The trail is very scenic, as it winds back into a canyon, and offers neat views of the highway and Mt. Ord. Please take note of rig minimums and suggestions.

Meet-up: 9:00 AM at the Baja gas station (Chevron) on Hwy 87 and Fort McDowell Rd: Map link here...

Note: You may want to get gas first someplace else cheaper!

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Driver Requirement: This trail is for experienced 4x4 enthusiasts.

Vehicle Minimums:
  • All vehicles are required to meet state legal requirements, (i.e.: current registration and insurance)
  • Have functional seat-belts for each occupant
  • Must have suitable recovery points front and rear
  • Each vehicle must have a CB Radio in good working order
  • Ham Radios are a plus - if you're a Ham operator please let us know
  • High-clearance 4x4's with low-range
  • 33"+ aggressive all-terrain or mud-terrain tires
  • Select-able or constant lockers front and rear

Vehicle Recommendations: Skid plates on important areas such as transfer-case & gas-tank, rock-rails, aftermarket differential covers, high-clearance metal bumpers, trimmed wheel wells, low axle gearing, upgraded axle shafts, 4:1 transfer case, 35"+ tires, custom roll-cage.

CB Channel: 4
Ham Frequency: 146.46 MHz

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Number 7 & dzjeepchic

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Default Re: 1/20/19: Sunflower Mine Loop, Sunflower, AZ - 4x4 Difficult
Hi Diane,

Please sign me up for this run.

Thanks,

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Default Re: 1/20/19: Sunflower Mine Loop, Sunflower, AZ - 4x4 Difficult
is this a shakedown run for Creampuff?
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is this a shakedown run for Creampuff?
Not even close.
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If it's not to late I'd like to go, WJ, locked front and rear, 35's, 8"lift.
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If it's not to late I'd like to go, WJ, locked front and rear, 35's, 8"lift.
Not too late, signing you up! See you in the A.M.
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All loaded up, I'm going to be towing the dub, see everyone at the gas station at 9:00. It's been a couple of years since wheeling with passport, Smiley Rock, WJ has grown up a bit since then!
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you kids have fun, and take pics!

i wish i could join you - i was supposed to take Brady to the Barrett-Jackson show, but i've got some kinda cold/flu thing so i'm just web-wheelin' and hacking up lung chunks today instead.
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