100 Watt Solar Panel Upgrade

The auxiliary power system is a key part of our Toyota FJ Cruiser build. The system includes a National Luna Charge controller, a solar charge controller, and a second 50 amp hour battery. The original system was built with a 50 watt solar panel and we have found that this panel has not provide enough charge…

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The Backdoor to Sand Dunes National Park

During the summer months there is a back entrance to Sand Dunes National Park. The route enters over Medano Pass from the Wet Mountain Valley near Westcliffe, Colorado. Medano Pass, originally a route used by Native Americans to pass between the Wet Mountain Valley and San Louis Valley was traversed by Zebulon Pike and his…

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Highway to Swell

Cruise Moab always has lots to offer, and 2014 was no exception. With an early registration comes the opportunity to go on a pre-run. This year I was able to get into the San Rafael Swell pre-run that is hosted by Wasatch Cruisers each year. For some, this is the main event for the week. The…

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