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rstrucks
02-28-2011, 09:57 AM
Here are a few pics from this weekend. It ended up being just Cam, Trey and myself. I guess everyone else was too limp wristed to come out and play. :D It was slick as can be after heavy rain last Thursday. It made for a throttle-fest that's for sure.

Trey doing some welding at camp

http://i358.photobucket.com/albums/oo22/ryanshand/GSSE/GSSE-W%20Windrock/GSSE-W%20GMP/IMG_3017.jpg

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http://i358.photobucket.com/albums/oo22/ryanshand/GSSE/GSSE-W%20Windrock/GSSE-W%20GMP/IMG_3023.jpg

http://i358.photobucket.com/albums/oo22/ryanshand/GSSE/GSSE-W%20Windrock/GSSE-W%20GMP/IMG_3024.jpg

http://i358.photobucket.com/albums/oo22/ryanshand/GSSE/GSSE-W%20Windrock/GSSE-W%20GMP/IMG_3026.jpg

rstrucks
02-28-2011, 10:01 AM
http://i358.photobucket.com/albums/oo22/ryanshand/GSSE/GSSE-W%20Windrock/GSSE-W%20GMP/IMG_3027.jpg

http://i358.photobucket.com/albums/oo22/ryanshand/GSSE/GSSE-W%20Windrock/GSSE-W%20GMP/IMG_3028.jpg

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http://i358.photobucket.com/albums/oo22/ryanshand/GSSE/GSSE-W%20Windrock/GSSE-W%20GMP/IMG_3035.jpg

http://i358.photobucket.com/albums/oo22/ryanshand/GSSE/GSSE-W%20Windrock/GSSE-W%20GMP/IMG_3036.jpg

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SirFuego
02-28-2011, 10:10 AM
Cool pics! Wish I could have been there!

What was the point of the tinfoil on Trey's parts?

BigClay
02-28-2011, 10:14 AM
Awesome pics, looks like the wether was beautiful. Maybe it was a good thing I couldn't make it, I couldn't hang with you big boys with my 4.0 :D

ATL ZJ
02-28-2011, 10:24 AM
Awesome pics Ryan. I got a few but my camera is nothing compared to yours.

All the rain that came through Thursday night made the park extremely wet. It was no picnic :smt037 The trails were grease Friday night when we went out for a few hours of wheeling after arriving. They dried out a lot on Saturday but they were still really slick. We had to light em up more than a few times. GMP has a surprisingly high number of trails and is really fairly big. I'll definitely want to visit again.

The rig getting welded on was mine. The foil is to keep weld spatter from sticking to the steering cylinder, airbump, and coilover shafts. I had a weld that was cracking where the truss terminates into the cast. It has been a recurring issue that I've been meaning to fix, but we added some gusseting for extra insurance.

Pearce
02-28-2011, 10:28 AM
What was the point of the tinfoil on Trey's parts?

That's Cam's rig. It's protecting the ram arm, coilover shafts and bump stop shafts from any welding splatter/sparks damage.

Looks good and messy! This place worth regular trips to?

ATL ZJ
02-28-2011, 10:44 AM
That's Cam's rig. It's protecting the ram arm, coilover shafts and bump stop shafts from any welding splatter/sparks damage.

Looks good and messy! This place worth regular trips to?

"Ram arm"? don't you mean that there thingy

Yeah it's worth hitting pretty regularly. About 3.5 hrs from both Atlanta and Asheville, and the park has a lot of trails and amenities. Plus they allow night wheeling. The only bad part is the cost per day, and the hills north of Chattanooga are UNREAL /\/\/\

ATL ZJ
02-28-2011, 06:26 PM
Kind of funny how I decided to take pics on the same one trail that Ryan did. But I'm getting really good at forgetting I brought a camera and half the wheeling we did was in the dark anyway :smt037

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v125/atlzj/IMG_0984.jpg

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http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v125/atlzj/IMG_1000.jpg

and a couple pics of the creepy abandoned summer/church camp that doubles as the campground

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v125/atlzj/IMG_1011.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v125/atlzj/IMG_1010.jpg

SirFuego
02-28-2011, 07:01 PM
So I know it's difficult to compare because they are two different rigs with two different engines, but how did Trey's Rockers compare to Cam's red labels?

scott
02-28-2011, 11:06 PM
Here are a few pics from this weekend. It ended up being just Cam, Trey and myself. I guess everyone else was too limp wristed to come out and play. :D It was slick as can be after heavy rain last Thursday. It made for a throttle-fest that's for sure.


Yea sorry i didnt show, i loaded up and everything and was pulling out sat. morning at 7:30 when some people that i had tried to get to go with me called and said that they were going to a local place... so with it having rained on thursday, and my rig was def. going to be the smallest i knew i would just hold yall back, lol so i went to royal blue insted. :)

ATL ZJ
02-28-2011, 11:31 PM
Yea sorry i didnt show, i loaded up and everything and was pulling out sat. morning at 7:30 when some people that i had tried to get to go with me called and said that they were going to a local place... so with it having rained on thursday, and my rig was def. going to be the smallest i knew i would just hold yall back, lol so i went to royal blue insted. :)

No problem man... we saw your post friday night and were keeping an eye out for you. it would have been fine... small groups are great for covering a lot of ground even with a variety of rigs, and we all hit different lines on different stuff.


So I know it's difficult to compare because they are two different rigs with two different engines, but how did Trey's Rockers compare to Cam's red labels?

good question. there are a lot of advantages to each of our rigs so it's almost impossible to compare. Trey's rig has a lot more belly clearance and mine has a lot more whoompow to roast the tires when required... but both tires shine in certain situations. Any time there's rock mine seem to do great, but on mud alone they really struggle. There was one muddy hillclimb that it must have taken me 20 tries to make it up on Friday night, just beating my rig as hard as I could. Trey's rockers went right up it once he found the line. It just depends. Factor diameter in and the comparison is even cloudier. But we are both able to keep up with each other :D

rstrucks
03-01-2011, 09:42 AM
It was no picnic :smt037

:smt003


Yea sorry i didnt show, i loaded up and everything and was pulling out sat. morning at 7:30 when some people that i had tried to get to go with me called and said that they were going to a local place... so with it having rained on thursday, and my rig was def. going to be the smallest i knew i would just hold yall back, lol so i went to royal blue insted. :)

No big deal. What is Royal Blue like?

scott
03-01-2011, 11:37 AM
No problem man... we saw your post friday night and were keeping an eye out for you. it would have been fine... small groups are great for covering a lot of ground even with a variety of rigs, and we all hit different lines on different stuff.

Yea i know it would have been fun, that is a good thing about gmp is that you can go around most obsticals if need be, that trail that you all took pics of is a good one... we are going in the first part of april...:D

scott
03-01-2011, 11:42 AM
:smt003



No big deal. What is Royal Blue like?


It is a fun place, there is really only one or 2 good trails, one of them being the sand mines trail, you go in off of I-75 exit 134 and come out at exit 141. here are a few pics of a ride we went on last march, same trail, just a year ago.

http://www.atomiccityfourwheelers.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=20&t=1892

StinkoMan20X6_
03-20-2011, 01:38 PM
Looks like a slop fest. Still sorry I couldn't make it though. Had I known they have a creepy churich and playground I may have been more determined to get my junk done.

SCJeeper
03-22-2011, 05:22 PM
i wanted to make it so bad, but my trailer brakes took a dump and took the spindle bearings with them.....

BigClay
03-22-2011, 06:59 PM
No bullshit... GSSE - Regular; everyone better be there! hahahaha :D

scott
04-03-2011, 10:47 PM
Finally made it to gsse-w..........just a little late :D

went this weekent just a few pics i thought i would share

http://img688.imageshack.us/img688/6138/gmp2.jpg

http://img4.imageshack.us/img4/7761/gmp3.jpg

http://img195.imageshack.us/img195/9946/gmp12.jpg

SirFuego
04-03-2011, 11:32 PM
Cool! Was it just you and Ben?

scott
04-03-2011, 11:38 PM
yep, everyone else that was going with us backed out!

It took a toll on bens jeep

TN_WJ
04-04-2011, 01:27 AM
were you running the home brew control arms on this trip?

scott
04-04-2011, 07:23 AM
yes i was, just the uppers though, havent had time to build the new lowers yet. they did great!

zjeepin
04-04-2011, 10:45 AM
looks like it was a little dryer than when we were there.. did you guys like the park?

scott
04-04-2011, 12:37 PM
looks like it was a little dryer than when we were there.. did you guys like the park?

It was nice and dry, prob. the most dry it has ever been while i have been there, the park is great, i think this is the fifth time we have gone.

BigClay
04-04-2011, 01:12 PM
What happened to Ben's jeep?

scott
04-04-2011, 04:34 PM
Well first off he broke a hub about half way through the day,(one of those cheap 5 on 4.5 warn unlockable ones) we went back to camp and made lunch and he got it going again, then later on he got that same wheel in a bind and broke it again. we continued to wheel, he only had 3 wheel drive, and was being kind of hard on it, and on the last trail he broke a u-joint on the rear driveshaft and broke a bolt off in the yoke. so he had 1 wheel drive back to camp.

all in all it was a good day, just kind of bad for his front axle, i think he needs to go back to unit bearings or put dana 60 outers on the 9in front.