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The Slow Way North

Travel, driving fast, the scenery zooming by outside the window: this is the rhythm of the interstate Highway. The point of the Interstate Highway is to get from point A to B with few stops and as fast as possible. Me, I prefer the slow route, the 2-lane blacktop that twists and winds its way…

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Redline Lower Link Skids

Living in Colorado Springs it’s not often that my Toyota FJ Cruiser gets used to develop a new product. However, I have been working with Redline Landcruisers this summer doing electrical wiring in some of their custom builds. Redline has been wanted to move into the FJC market with more products so prior to to…

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Fun in the Snow as FS Volunteers

Last weekend I spent an day with the TLCA chapter Colorado Land Cruisers.  Every Christmas holiday this club volunteers with the forest service to help patrol and recover stuck vehicles in the Pike National Forest during the Christmas tree cutting season. It was a cold morning with highs expected to be in the low teens…

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Rud Grip 4×4 Chains

For off road adventures there are no better chains than Rud Grip 4×4 chains.  A few weeks ago I had a chance to mount my sets on our Toyota FJ Cruiser and test them out in the snow on Rampart Range near Colorado Springs. I must say they performed flawlessly. Two full sets are required when running chains…

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Snowy Christmas Tree Cutting

Thanks to mother nature we had a snowy trip to get our Christmas tree this year. We have made cutting our Christmas tree in Pike National Forest and annual event. Our Toyota FJ Cruiser has just made this more fun. With the FJ chained up with Rud Grip 4×4 chains we were able to head…

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