Flat Nasty 11/15/08 With the ’87 XJ

This was one of my first trips out in the ’87 XJ, and it was also my first trip to Flat Nasty Off Road. Sadly, I didn’t get to see much of the park during this trip as I managed to stuff the fan into the radiator early in the day which ended my fun on the trails.

Some photos from the day:
Sara L.: Flat Nasty 11-15-08 &emdash;

Sara L.: Flat Nasty 11-15-08 &emdash;

Sara L.: Flat Nasty 11-15-08 &emdash;

Sara L.: Flat Nasty 11-15-08 &emdash;

Sara L.: Flat Nasty 11-15-08 &emdash;

Sara L.: Flat Nasty 11-15-08 &emdash;

Sara L.: Flat Nasty 11-15-08 &emdash;

Sara L.: Flat Nasty 11-15-08 &emdash;

It has been fun going through these old photos. I get a kick out of seeing how nice everyone’s rigs used to be!

Colorado – Utah in a borrowed TJ 2010

Riding high on our success of the 2009 Colorado trip, we were amped up to head out west again in 2010. But our plans were nearly ruined when I was unable to obtain a suitable 4×4 to take out west (the Cherokee market dried up, thanks Cash for Clunkers!).

But all was not lost due to an offer from a very generous friend. We were able to make the trek out west in his essentially stock (save for 30” tires) ’97 TJ. I zipped the back seat out of it, and loaded it for bear!

We survived the trip, but I think we might have both suffered some hearing damage after listening to the top flap for many hours on the road at interstate speed. I’m not sure we’ll make that trek again in a soft top Jeep, but who knows what the future will hold? Continue reading Colorado – Utah in a borrowed TJ 2010