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General Category => SPRINGER: Talk pertaining to custom ATV's => Topic started by: WFO on October 01, 2017, 11:22:43 AM

Title: COKE OVEN RUN
Post by: WFO on October 01, 2017, 11:22:43 AM
Whipper says 24 miles in and out. not too bad. lots of ledges and steps. its been 12 to 15 years since we have been their.  the COKE OVENS were used to burn mesquite wood to a coke for the processing of gold and silver.
Title: Re: COKE OVEN RUN
Post by: ascaw on October 01, 2017, 11:36:00 AM
Those look neat, and sounds like quite an adventure to get there.  Did you get permission from the property owner to be there?  I read that it is on 189 acres of private property.  I know you wouldn't trespass.  whistling  Apparently it has been posted but people keep removing the signs and some think they have to take pieces home with them or vandalize it in some way.  Idiots like that ruin it for everyone.  Hope you guys had a good time on your adventure.
Title: Re: COKE OVEN RUN
Post by: wedge on October 01, 2017, 11:37:55 AM
Man You guys have really Neat places to ride !!!
Title: Re: COKE OVEN RUN
Post by: whipperag on October 01, 2017, 12:13:35 PM
Got lots of great videos, need some time to edit.
What a ride, cost me a wheel.
 banana dance banana dance
Title: Re: COKE OVEN RUN
Post by: ascaw on October 01, 2017, 12:23:04 PM
Looking foward to the videos.  Sucks about the wheel.
Title: Re: COKE OVEN RUN
Post by: WFO on October 01, 2017, 12:31:21 PM
thats why we have six. if that was a side X side it would have been a short day.
Title: Re: COKE OVEN RUN
Post by: ascaw on October 01, 2017, 12:45:52 PM
That should buff out.  hilarious  Is there video of this when it happened?
Title: Re: COKE OVEN RUN
Post by: whipperag on October 01, 2017, 12:56:24 PM
I'm sure it will buff right out. Here's a better shot.
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Title: Re: COKE OVEN RUN
Post by: WFO on October 01, 2017, 01:01:05 PM
its funny how the beads didn't pop loose on the inside or where it wasn't bent. still made a complete run.  banana banana
Title: Re: COKE OVEN RUN
Post by: ascaw on October 01, 2017, 01:14:19 PM
its funny how the beads didn't pop loose on the inside or where it wasn't bent. still made a complete run.  banana banana

Probably because it was the center wheel, not carrying much of a load with all 6 on the ground.  Those tires are pretty tough also.
Title: Re: COKE OVEN RUN
Post by: wedge on October 01, 2017, 03:01:58 PM
I CAN FIX THAT !!!  8)
It is What we do at ReWheel !  ;)
Or You can just give it to me ! I will pay postage  whistling
Title: Re: COKE OVEN RUN
Post by: George on October 01, 2017, 04:05:02 PM
Ouch!

How'd it happen?
Title: Re: COKE OVEN RUN
Post by: ascaw on October 01, 2017, 04:09:43 PM
Whipper, do you make your own wheels?
Title: Re: COKE OVEN RUN
Post by: wedge on October 01, 2017, 05:57:30 PM
I do if that helps ?  8)
Title: Re: COKE OVEN RUN
Post by: WFO on October 01, 2017, 06:16:08 PM
Ouch!

How'd it happen?
He said he was just blasting along and it got bent, I DON'T KNOW HOW THAT HAPPENED. must have been a ghost rofl
Title: Re: COKE OVEN RUN
Post by: whipperag on October 02, 2017, 10:02:13 PM
 This 1st video starts out about 8:30am. WFO took off first. I let him get ahead
to let the dust settle.
He was waiting for me at the entrance to Box Canyon.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z2B9FcCIIiQ (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z2B9FcCIIiQ)
Title: Re: COKE OVEN RUN
Post by: WFO on October 02, 2017, 10:12:08 PM
and you didn't know I had a CORONA before you got their.  fls
Title: Re: COKE OVEN RUN
Post by: George on October 03, 2017, 06:03:23 AM
Ouch!

How'd it happen?
He said he was just blasting along and it got bent, I DON'T KNOW HOW THAT HAPPENED. must have been a ghost rofl

I bet it was one of those jumping cactus that got the Model Citizen a few years ago!
Title: Re: COKE OVEN RUN
Post by: Model Citizen on October 03, 2017, 07:57:59 PM
I kinda like a little dust when riding. Makes it easier to know which way the guy I'm following went. Come to a fork in the road & it would be a crap shoot for me.  :-\
Title: Re: COKE OVEN RUN
Post by: whipperag on October 03, 2017, 10:41:58 PM
Here's video #2
The start of Box Canyon. Thank you Tom Petty,
See if you can figure out which rock I hit, on the Driver side.
It was a good enough hit to bend the top trailing arm, which made the wheel
point to the outside. WFO took care of that. banana banana banana banana
Funny, the same thing that bent it, fixed it.  dance dance dance
We put the bent wheel in the middle and went on to the Coke Ovens.
 popcorn popcorn

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K1A7PkucqfA (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K1A7PkucqfA)
Title: Re: COKE OVEN RUN
Post by: WFO on October 03, 2017, 10:57:49 PM
4:06 is where you found that rock. That vid makes me look like a jack hammer on that upper control arm. yea thats it do it again. banana
Title: Re: COKE OVEN RUN
Post by: George on October 04, 2017, 05:43:59 AM
You couldn't tell from the way the machine drove after that there was a problem. I watched at 4:06 and there was a bit of jumping around but it did not look so bad.

Was the side-by-side guy riding with you or just a good Samaritan?
Title: Re: COKE OVEN RUN
Post by: WFO on October 04, 2017, 09:06:04 AM
the guy in the SXS was traveling thru. HEY WHIPPER NEXT TIME WILL INSTALL A PAIR OF THESE.
Title: Re: COKE OVEN RUN
Post by: whipperag on October 04, 2017, 09:17:55 AM
 rofl rofl rofl banana banana hilarious hilarious dance dance
Title: Re: COKE OVEN RUN
Post by: ascaw on October 04, 2017, 09:28:07 AM
LOL  fls
Title: Re: COKE OVEN RUN
Post by: Egoperf on October 04, 2017, 04:36:42 PM
Very cool videos
Title: Re: COKE OVEN RUN
Post by: Model Citizen on October 04, 2017, 08:39:46 PM
I have watched the last video & STILL can't tell which rock did it. And believe me, I know how to find a rock.  hilarious There were sooo many jutting out on the driver's side. At least it didn't ruin their ride. And WFO... quite impressive pecs for an ole man.  ;)  banana
Title: Re: COKE OVEN RUN
Post by: wedge on October 05, 2017, 07:42:11 AM
I Heard thy was making Senior Go Pros  hilarious
Title: Re: COKE OVEN RUN
Post by: whipperag on October 05, 2017, 10:42:12 PM
Here's Video #3
We straightened out the upper arm and put the bent wheel in the middle.
Good to Go. Coke Ovens here we come.
 banana banana banana banana banana banana

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Z3up9zu9rU (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Z3up9zu9rU)
Title: Re: COKE OVEN RUN
Post by: ascaw on October 05, 2017, 11:00:08 PM
Great videos Whipper.
Title: Re: COKE OVEN RUN
Post by: WFO on October 05, 2017, 11:01:15 PM
GOOD TIMES. after all that happened it was still a good day. 8)
Title: Re: COKE OVEN RUN
Post by: whipperag on October 06, 2017, 06:44:48 PM
Fixed.  banana banana banana
Ready to Rock and Roll dance dance dance dance dance



Title: Re: COKE OVEN RUN
Post by: WFO on October 06, 2017, 06:48:56 PM
what did you do . paint it  hilarious
Title: Re: COKE OVEN RUN
Post by: WFO on October 06, 2017, 06:50:20 PM
want to make the run again ? whistling
Title: Re: COKE OVEN RUN
Post by: ascaw on October 06, 2017, 06:50:46 PM
He buffed it out.   hilarious
Title: Re: COKE OVEN RUN
Post by: George on October 06, 2017, 07:08:03 PM
What accident?  There wasn't any accident!
Title: Re: COKE OVEN RUN
Post by: whipperag on October 08, 2017, 06:14:50 PM
This is the 4th video of the ride. Most of the trail was just plain gnarly. I made it there & back on 5 wheels.  ;D We took a different trail when we left the Coke Ovens. That saved us from having to go back up some of the stair steps.  banana banana banana banana  banana banana banana popcorn popcorn popcorn

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5loatq2HMgY (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5loatq2HMgY)

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Title: Re: COKE OVEN RUN
Post by: WFO on October 08, 2017, 06:20:57 PM
good stuff. those steps were nasty, glad we went the other way out.. 8) dance dance
Title: Re: COKE OVEN RUN
Post by: ascaw on October 08, 2017, 07:50:42 PM
That is some rugged territory.
Title: Re: COKE OVEN RUN
Post by: Model Citizen on October 08, 2017, 10:05:06 PM
All I gotta say guys is "GLAD I STAYED HOME for this one".  :o
Title: Re: COKE OVEN RUN
Post by: whipperag on October 09, 2017, 12:34:34 AM
Here's the last video. The ride out.
No room for a DNF out there.
No room to pass and you hope you don't come up on someone doing the same thing
in the other direction.  :) :)
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FP4VwZiFA5M (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FP4VwZiFA5M)

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Title: Re: COKE OVEN RUN
Post by: George on October 09, 2017, 08:58:03 AM
Damn! Of all times to loose the horn!   hilarious
Title: Re: COKE OVEN RUN
Post by: WFO on October 09, 2017, 09:17:33 AM
WHAT A RIDE. banana banana
Title: Re: COKE OVEN RUN
Post by: whipperag on February 01, 2018, 05:11:01 PM
I know someone who tried to go last weekend.
They didnít make it. Had some trouble and made a wrong turn.
Got lost.  dance dance dance
Title: Re: COKE OVEN RUN
Post by: WFO on February 01, 2018, 06:29:26 PM
who was it. very easy to get lost with all those spur roads. my first time out their in 98" I was 2 miles east of the ovens and had a hell of a time finding the beaten path again. ended up driver down the R/R tracks for awhile. but I did have plenty of Coronas.
Title: Re: COKE OVEN RUN
Post by: ascaw on February 01, 2018, 07:17:19 PM
Well WFO, at least you planned ahead and had plenty to drink for such an emergency.  banana
Title: Re: COKE OVEN RUN
Post by: Geneo on February 06, 2018, 08:35:05 PM
WOW Whipperag I see why you built suspension for your Max. That is a ROUGH RIDE.