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Badlands trip - need some advice

Old 09-02-2011, 12:13 AM
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Default Badlands trip - need some advice

Hey everyone. So I'll be making a trip to the badlands sept 17th this month with a group of jeeps. Frankly I'm a little nervous about my poor blazer.

For anyone that has been there, would a ride height blazer be wise to take here? I got 30" tires and plenty of wheelin experience under the hood of this truck, but the idea of an actual OHV park just screams that something major will break or befall my blazer.

I have some 2" shackles I will hopefully be installing this weekend and I can crank my tbars up, but the tires determine the amount of clearance in the end.

Any advice, warnings, or good wishes would be appreciated lol. Footage will certainly be posted afterwords. We have 3 Go Pros and my iPhone setup between the 4 jeeps and my blazer so a fun video will be provided.
Old 09-02-2011, 10:00 AM
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My buddy went there a long time ago with his stock Jeep that I regularly outwheeled in my 89 Jimmy. The reason I outwheeled him? I took more risks than he would allow with his brand new Jeep. He didn't have any problems at Badlands.

I'd say just look at the trail you're about to go on before deciding. If it makes you uncomfortable, don't do that one, bypass it and go to another one.

And of course, make sure you have gear with you, tow strap, tools, etc.
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I remember it being pretty wide out there. I don't think I hit anything in mine and I could care less about it. Attica is fun. There's a few wide open places like the quarry and the peagravel pit that are a blast.
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