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First day of riding and no problems. Really easy ridding, only one hill was a little challenge. We rode the area Northwest of Quartzsite. All rock & dirt. Trooper operated GREAT!

rocmoc n AZ/Mexico

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After two days of off-roading and one day of walking the Vendor tents, we are on our way to Rocky Point, MX. Not a problem with the Trooper and performance has been excellent. A big plus is I was able to purchase a 3/4" drive & socket set from one of the Vendor tents. Now I can get the Hub nut off & I really needed it for the truck to get the wheel nuts off in case of a flat. I have always carried a 1/2" and a two foot length of pipe, The right tool for the job is better.

Quartzsite, trying to be nice we will never be back. Enough said!

rocmoc n AZ/Mexico but later today rocmoc n Mexico/AZ

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After two days of off-roading and one day of walking the Vendor tents, we are on our way to Rocky Point, MX. Not a problem with the Trooper and performance has been excellent. A big plus is I was able to purchase a 3/4" drive & socket set from one of the Vendor tents. Now I can get the Hub nut off & I really needed it for the truck to get the wheel nuts off in case of a flat. I have always carried a 1/2" and a two foot length of pipe, The right tool for the job is better.

Quartzsite, trying to be nice we will never be back. Enough said!

rocmoc n AZ/Mexico but later today rocmoc n Mexico/AZ

I bought my 3/4" socket set years ago for about $20. It was a cheap set from china. Figured at 3/4", wouldn't be tough enough to break it anyway and never could even though I tried a few times. Have a good time at Rocky Point.

Lenny

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When I pulled my rear wheel some time back, I borrowed a set of impact sockets from Checker Auto that had the correct size, they sold them to me and bought them back when I returned them, they were 1/2 drives + breaker bar + 5 feet of aluminum pipe = tight.

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Climbed Competition Hill with ease. No front locker engaged and I will try today in 2wd & without rear locker. We will take pics today, maybe a video, but will not be able to load until we get home. The Wifi connection is too slow here. Ran some HUGE sand berms & smaller sand hills in 2wd & no lockers. Only going to be 70 degrees today, LOL! We sure are at the correct location at the right time. Last day as we load later afternoon and head home in the morning. We almost decide to extend and take the new coastal road from Rocky Point to El Golfo but need to return home for honeydew's.

rocmoc n Mexico/AZ

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Everything is loaded for the trip home.

Went back to competition hill today to see just how far I could push the Trooper. Pushing pretty close to the max, I climb the face of the hill in 2wd, no lockers engaged. I was able to climb anything with 4wd & lockers except one cliff section, just ran out of power.

But on the plus side I took my dirt bike over, Honda CRF450X, and climb everything including the cliff in 3rd & 4th gear. Man does that thing fly!

We took some still pics but ran out of battery for any video.

Seafood dinner in town tonight and end of the fun.

rocmoc n Mexico/AZ

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Everything is loaded for the trip home.

Went back to competition hill today to see just how far I could push the Trooper. Pushing pretty close to the max, I climb the face of the hill in 2wd, no lockers engaged. I was able to climb anything with 4wd & lockers except one cliff section, just ran out of power.

But on the plus side I took my dirt bike over, Honda CRF450X, and climb everything including the cliff in 3rd & 4th gear. Man does that thing fly!

We took some still pics but ran out of battery for any video.

Seafood dinner in town tonight and end of the fun.

rocmoc n Mexico/AZ

Gosh CRF 450, I rode one of those and they are unbeleiveable for power. I comparied it the the 750 Triumph I use to hillclime running nitro methane. You may be getting a little too old for that but guess you havn't figured that out yet. I guess I havn't either, just bought a yamaha banshee, about the same, just hang on. Takes a bit to get confortable with the power and after you are, there just dangerous at our age. :lol::lol:

Lenny

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Two of my favorite sayings is " If you are not living on the edge, YOU are taking up too much room!" and Mark Twain's, " You won't be sorry for the thing you did, but the thing you didn't do!" (abbreviated) Run Banshee run! I call them backup toys.

rocmoc n Mexico/AZ

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Two of my favorite sayings is " If you are not living on the edge, YOU are taking up too much room!" and Mark Twain's, " You won't be sorry for the thing you did, but the thing you didn't do!" (abbreviated) Run Banshee run! I call them backup toys.

rocmoc n Mexico/AZ

I agree. The old saying of reliving your childhood is true and fun and crazy and well, the best times of your life is when your a kid and retired. Have a save trip back.

Lenny

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Posted 8 pics in my gallery. Not much action as we were already on top of the hill in the last pics. Rocky Point while fun wasn't that challenging. Will not take the toys back to Rocky Point, better riding at home.

Home without any problems!

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Posted 8 pics in my gallery. Not much action as we were already on top of the hill in the last pics. Rocky Point while fun wasn't that challenging. Will not take the toys back to Rocky Point, better riding at home.

Home without any problems!

rocmoc n AZ/Mexico

I noticed your muffler,what advantages with it over the stock? Thanks,

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The muffler is added to the existing stock exhaust system. The stock system was to loud. Notice on the end of the muffler is a spark arrester, want no problems with Forest Service. Performance did not change, better or worse - it is the same.

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The muffler is added to the existing stock exhaust system. The stock system was to loud. Notice on the end of the muffler is a spark arrester, want no problems with Forest Service. Performance did not change, better or worse - it is the same.

rocmoc n AZ/Mexico

How would I go about getting one? Thanks,

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Spark Arrester I purchased off of Ebay, it was for a VW.

Muffler is a CherryBomb quiet muffler. Can be purchased at major parts house or muffler shop. Same for the 90 degree sweep tubing, clamps & hanger.

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Spark Arrester I purchased off of Ebay, it was for a VW.

Muffler is a CherryBomb quiet muffler. Can be purchased at major parts house or muffler shop. Same for the 90 degree sweep tubing, clamps & hanger.

rocmoc n AZ/Mexico

Thank you, I will give it a go.

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Spark Arrester I purchased off of Ebay, it was for a VW.

Muffler is a CherryBomb quiet muffler. Can be purchased at major parts house or muffler shop. Same for the 90 degree sweep tubing, clamps & hanger.

rocmoc n AZ/Mexico

Sorry but another question.What did you do about the sensor that was in the stock muffler?

Thanks,

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I left everything as it was and added to the end of the existing system. I assumed it was the catalytic filter. not a muffler.

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I left everything as it was and added to the end of the existing system. I assumed it was the catalytic filter. not a muffler.

rocmoc n AZ/Mexico

great,thanks for the info.

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ricksrb, When I read this thread earlier, I almost answered that the muffler was a Super Trap as in the 10th photo. Hope that's not what you were asking about, but if so, ask again.

Kinarfi

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