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Re: Moab Zu Zoo 2017

Postby BigSwede » Tue Apr 25, 2017 7:52 am

Yeah, I generally do a long first day crossing the Great Plains, go 13-14 hours all the way to Denver. Some people don't like to drive that long, but once you get past, say, Grand Island, NE, traffic tapers off and it is an easy cruise, no worse than sitting in a hotel room. That leaves about 6 hours to Moab, but you are going through the Rockies and it takes a lot more concentration, so it is nice to hit them fresh in the morning.
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Re: Moab Zu Zoo 2017

Postby Christine » Fri May 05, 2017 2:53 pm

Only a week away now, I can't wait.
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Re: Moab Zu Zoo 2017

Postby outofrshell » Fri May 05, 2017 3:04 pm

Does any one want small parts like tail light lenses or such for a 1995 Rodeo? I leave Sat. AM the 6th so if you do get back to me ASP and I will bring them to Moab. Dave
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Re: Moab Zu Zoo 2017

Postby Donner » Fri May 05, 2017 7:06 pm

We shall see you all on Monday 15th
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Re: Moab Zu Zoo 2017

Postby Christine » Tue May 09, 2017 11:20 pm

Leaving for Rimrocker in the morning, should be fun. See you all on Moab on Friday or Saturday
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Re: Moab Zu Zoo 2017

Postby BigSwede » Wed May 10, 2017 8:15 am

Have fun, might be a little soggy today from the looks of the forecast, but tomorrow looks dry.
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Re: Moab Zu Zoo 2017

Postby WillyLin » Wed May 10, 2017 11:12 am

i still need to do CVs, lift, wheel bearings, and atf leak... lol
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Re: Moab Zu Zoo 2017

Postby Donner » Wed May 10, 2017 6:14 pm

Well we've run into a bit of trouble and there's a chance we'll have to cancel this year. I'll update shortly.
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Re: Moab Zu Zoo 2017

Postby BigSwede » Tue May 23, 2017 9:46 am

To the Moab crew - I propose we move the "Stoop" to the Kokopelli Lodge. Joe and I stayed there Friday night, and I think it is ideal for our gang. The place is old school, from the 50s, and there are 9 small but modern and very well appointed rooms with microwaves and fridges. The best thing is the setting. It is one block off of the heart of main street, but is quiet, with few neighbors to complain and no traffic noise to speak of, unlike the Apache. There is ample street parking right there for other Isuzoids who stop by. Pets are welcome. There are also a couple of patio tables and chairs in a small grassy area, and a hot tub. The price is right - $79 or $89 depending on one or two beds.

When we were there a group of Jeepers had the rest of the place and were sitting outside, chairs in a circle, having a good old time. Sound familiar?

The thing is, we need to move NOW to reserve the rooms before the Jeepers do. I have reserved a room for 5/13/18 to 5/19/18. It doesn't hurt to make a reservation, and you can cancel up to 48 hours before without penalty.

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Re: Moab Zu Zoo 2017

Postby Christine » Tue May 23, 2017 11:08 pm

I agree with Steve! the Apache is not ideal for our group and the traffic noise has gotten very loud and the other guests do not like us and complain, it might be better to be at a smaller place that just has our group renting all the rooms if possible. I have booked a room at the Kokopelli Lodge for Sat, May 12, 2018 through Sun, May 19, 2018.
As of today we have 4 rooms booked so we may be able to book the entire hotel and be close to campgrounds and other hotels if we have more people than the Kokopelli Lodge can accommodate.

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Re: Moab Zu Zoo 2017

Postby BigSwede » Wed May 24, 2017 9:06 am

Great!

Jo is looking into getting the whole place booked too.
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Re: Moab Zu Zoo 2017

Postby Donner » Wed May 24, 2017 11:58 am

I have a room booked also. Is there a possibility they will offer a group rate?
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Re: Moab Zu Zoo 2017

Postby BigSwede » Wed May 24, 2017 2:49 pm

It is possible there will be a small discount if Jo books the whole place, but I wouldn't count on much as it is high season and they don't have much trouble selling rooms.
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Indy4x Revolution 3.07:1 low range gears, Indy4x HD tie rods, homemade sway bar disconnects, Calmini HD sway bars, Darlington diff drop, OME 929 coil springs + 1" poly spacers and 1" body lift, Indy4x HD torsion bars, Indy4x HD rear axle links, Indy4x Kevlar brake lines, ARB bullbar, custom rear bumper with swing-out dual jerry can carrier, rock sliders, Sears Platinum Group 31 battery, ARB mini-compressor, Indy4x kevlar air lines, Warn M8000 winch, Blue Sea 6006 winch cutoff switch, Yaesu FT-1900R 2-meter ham radio, Larsen MHW-150C 1/2 wave antenna, Cobra 18WXST CB radio, Firestik II CB antenna, IPF driving lights, generic fog lights, two (2) Blue Sea auxiliary fuse panels, sleeping platform, and outofrshell Dave's custom 1" shifter extension. (I actually typed this list as a joke but people seem to like it.)
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Re: Moab Zu Zoo 2017

Postby outofrshell » Wed May 24, 2017 3:12 pm

Count me in if Jo's plan works and if they take dogs but I can call about that. It would be great to be able to visit with out trying to outshout a G#%^"@!! side X side
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Self made Longer shackles
1998 Trooper front disc brakes and front seats
Self made HD Tie rods
Self made bumpers and grill guard w/ KC & Hella lights
Self made sliders
Waren VRS 8000 winch set up to use at either end of Trooper
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Re: Moab Zu Zoo 2017

Postby Donner » Wed May 24, 2017 4:03 pm

There was also some talk about moving it a week earlier to try to avoid some of the ROR crowd.
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Re: Moab Zu Zoo 2017

Postby BigSwede » Wed May 24, 2017 4:10 pm

Yeah...I figured one major change at a time. Plus my aggravation at the "golf carts" as Craig calls them will be greatly alleviated if I don't have to listen to them buzz by the hotel all the time.
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Indy4x Revolution 3.07:1 low range gears, Indy4x HD tie rods, homemade sway bar disconnects, Calmini HD sway bars, Darlington diff drop, OME 929 coil springs + 1" poly spacers and 1" body lift, Indy4x HD torsion bars, Indy4x HD rear axle links, Indy4x Kevlar brake lines, ARB bullbar, custom rear bumper with swing-out dual jerry can carrier, rock sliders, Sears Platinum Group 31 battery, ARB mini-compressor, Indy4x kevlar air lines, Warn M8000 winch, Blue Sea 6006 winch cutoff switch, Yaesu FT-1900R 2-meter ham radio, Larsen MHW-150C 1/2 wave antenna, Cobra 18WXST CB radio, Firestik II CB antenna, IPF driving lights, generic fog lights, two (2) Blue Sea auxiliary fuse panels, sleeping platform, and outofrshell Dave's custom 1" shifter extension. (I actually typed this list as a joke but people seem to like it.)
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Re: Moab Zu Zoo 2017

Postby BigSwede » Wed May 24, 2017 4:13 pm

outofrshell wrote:Count me in if Jo's plan works and if they take dogs but I can call about that. It would be great to be able to visit with out trying to outshout a G#%^"@!! side X side
Dave

Their website emphasizes that they are pet friendly, no additional fee.
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Indy4x Revolution 3.07:1 low range gears, Indy4x HD tie rods, homemade sway bar disconnects, Calmini HD sway bars, Darlington diff drop, OME 929 coil springs + 1" poly spacers and 1" body lift, Indy4x HD torsion bars, Indy4x HD rear axle links, Indy4x Kevlar brake lines, ARB bullbar, custom rear bumper with swing-out dual jerry can carrier, rock sliders, Sears Platinum Group 31 battery, ARB mini-compressor, Indy4x kevlar air lines, Warn M8000 winch, Blue Sea 6006 winch cutoff switch, Yaesu FT-1900R 2-meter ham radio, Larsen MHW-150C 1/2 wave antenna, Cobra 18WXST CB radio, Firestik II CB antenna, IPF driving lights, generic fog lights, two (2) Blue Sea auxiliary fuse panels, sleeping platform, and outofrshell Dave's custom 1" shifter extension. (I actually typed this list as a joke but people seem to like it.)
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Re: Moab Zu Zoo 2017

Postby Donner » Thu May 25, 2017 12:09 am

BigSwede wrote:Yeah...I figured one major change at a time. Plus my aggravation at the "golf carts" as Craig calls them will be greatly alleviated if I don't have to listen to them buzz by the hotel all the time.

I'll keep my reservation at both for the time being :D
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1986 Trooper II 2Dr, 4.3l, 4"Lift, 35"s D44/14bolt, 700R4, 205 Under construction (Dedicated Rock Crawler in the making!! :idea: ) viewtopic.php?f=15&t=41798

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