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Washington Wet Wheelers
« on: Jan 29, 2015, 05:33:17 PM »


Well guys the Wet Wheelers started last year after I found that all the local clubs around me didn't really fit the atmosphere I was looking for. It all started last March with a small Walker Valley run with myself and one other 1st gen 4Runner and has grown at a pace I would have never imagined. I hold no bias to type of rigs or drivers allowed into the club. I have one rule and that is "only good people". I've found that the people who don't fit that bill show it pretty quickly and are luckily are the minority. I have made some amazing friends in the last year and had an opportunity to traverse some incredible trails. The sky is the limit with the Wet Wheelers and we have a very big year ahead of us. Last year we had club runs to Tahuya, Walker Valley, Naches, Reiter, and Evans Creek. This year we plan to return to them all as well as break new ground for us with trips to Manastash, Elbe, Paradise Lake, Rimrock Lake, a week long trip to Moab, and more! Our members are all of the 'tread lightly' mindset set on respecting the land and ensuring it stays open for use for years to come. In an effort to ensure this we also will be donating our time to local work parties and trail building. I'm very proud of the Wet Wheelers and look forward to our adventures to come. Feel free to check us out at www.facebook.com/washingtonwetwheelers





















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Re: Washington Wet Wheelers
« Reply #2 on: Jan 29, 2015, 06:46:53 PM »
Nice  :biggthumpup:
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Re: Washington Wet Wheelers
« Reply #3 on: Jan 30, 2015, 06:34:35 AM »
Hell Ya! I wanna join.........
Time to go wheelin!

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Re: Washington Wet Wheelers
« Reply #4 on: Jan 30, 2015, 06:50:11 AM »
Hell Ya! I wanna join.........

Cool man you are  :welcome:. Where are you out of? What are you driving?

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Re: Washington Wet Wheelers
« Reply #5 on: Jan 30, 2015, 06:54:19 AM »
Cool man you are  :welcome:. Where are you out of? What are you driving?

I'm in Fife. I've got an 83 Toy PU. Currently undergoing a 4.3 and TH350 swap.
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Re: Washington Wet Wheelers
« Reply #6 on: Jan 30, 2015, 07:56:01 AM »
I'm in Fife. I've got an 83 Toy PU. Currently undergoing a 4.3 and TH350 swap.

Sick! I look forward to wheeling with you soon. We have had two snow runs recently that had to be cancelled due to the lack of snow and abundance of rain. A trip will be coming here in the next couple of weeks though for sure. Whether its snow or not there will be one.

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Re: Washington Wet Wheelers
« Reply #7 on: Feb 10, 2015, 08:06:55 AM »
After some further research I am considering renting a condo for the duration of the trip. Apparently getting a camp spot is quite the roll of the dice in Moab especially with us going on labor day weekend.

The other pros for a condo other than a guaranteed place to stay would be of course hot showers (we will be there for a week after all) a garage to store doors, fiberglass tops, etc., and a place to work on our trucks should something happen. I have conservatively priced a couple out and if only 4 of us were to go (I sure hope it is more) it would be rather affordable.  The condo would be cheaper the more of us that go and/or we can get a nicer one.

 I would love to hear what everyone thinks on the matter. Thanks.

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Re: Washington Wet Wheelers
« Reply #8 on: Feb 10, 2015, 08:56:29 AM »
Have you tried VRBO to look for a condo?
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Re: Washington Wet Wheelers
« Reply #9 on: Feb 10, 2015, 09:17:04 AM »
Have you tried VRBO to look for a condo?

I had never heard of it until now. Thanks buddy!

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Re: Washington Wet Wheelers
« Reply #10 on: Feb 10, 2015, 12:31:20 PM »
Żaaa Buddy ! Haha ssounds like a sick trip! ;)
Toyota + rv camper; you'll never need another car, you'll never need another home. = perfect

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Re: Washington Wet Wheelers
« Reply #11 on: Feb 10, 2015, 02:40:52 PM »
I had never heard of it until now. Thanks buddy!

Best place to look IMHO.
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Re: Washington Wet Wheelers
« Reply #12 on: Feb 10, 2015, 06:31:24 PM »
I booked a condo using VRBO that is perfect for us. It is catered to wheelers. Thanks again for the advice guys.  :clap2:

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Re: Washington Wet Wheelers
« Reply #13 on: Feb 11, 2015, 03:28:54 PM »
Nice I'll have check that my self,  loved the pictures and videos by the way. Downloaded all of them ;)
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Re: Washington Wet Wheelers
« Reply #14 on: Feb 17, 2015, 08:53:22 PM »
How many rooms will their be?
If you see it, its for sale.

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Re: Washington Wet Wheelers
« Reply #15 on: Feb 26, 2015, 08:28:09 PM »
How many rooms will their be?

There are 3 rooms with queen size beds. Some dudes are going to be sleeping together  :stopit:

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Re: Washington Wet Wheelers
« Reply #16 on: Feb 26, 2015, 08:39:58 PM »
Giggity.
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Re: Washington Wet Wheelers
« Reply #17 on: Feb 26, 2015, 08:52:04 PM »
Giggity.

We will see who is comfortable in their sexuality LOL

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Re: Washington Wet Wheelers
« Reply #18 on: Feb 26, 2015, 09:25:53 PM »
Hahahaha haha :rofl: one way to get the Marlin family "closer ". Lol
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Re: Washington Wet Wheelers
« Reply #19 on: Feb 27, 2015, 06:35:10 AM »
Sleeping bags on beds is the way to go.

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Re: Washington Wet Wheelers
« Reply #20 on: Feb 27, 2015, 04:27:54 PM »
Sleeping bags on beds is the way to go.

 :camping:

Yeah all joking aside this is the plan of course.

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Re: Washington Wet Wheelers
« Reply #21 on: Mar 01, 2015, 02:13:55 PM »
Shake off run
Date:  03/21/2015
Time: 10:00 AM
Meeting Place: Family Grocer in Gold Bar
Trail System: Reiter

Its time to shake off winter's coat and put the rubber in the rocks. We will be making a run to Reiter to ensure everyone's winter additions are all in working order. We will be having a photographer shoot the run as well so it is definitely going to be a good time. We will meet at the family grocer in Gold Bar at 10:00 AM sharp. The weather is supposed to be in the 60s!
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Re: Washington Wet Wheelers
« Reply #22 on: Mar 01, 2015, 07:29:59 PM »
Not that I could make it, but what day?
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Re: Washington Wet Wheelers
« Reply #23 on: Mar 01, 2015, 07:33:09 PM »
Not that I could make it, but what day?

Woops forgot that. Saturday

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Re: Washington Wet Wheelers
« Reply #24 on: Mar 01, 2015, 10:49:11 PM »
If only it was a week later I might could go. As it stands I don't have a motor...
If you see it, its for sale.

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Re: Washington Wet Wheelers
« Reply #25 on: Mar 02, 2015, 06:21:47 AM »
I'd like to but my engine/trans swap isn't complete yet.
Time to go wheelin!

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Re: Washington Wet Wheelers
« Reply #26 on: Mar 02, 2015, 07:00:40 AM »
You guys are bumming me out man.  :headshake: Whats the ETA on your trucks being up and operational?

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Re: Washington Wet Wheelers
« Reply #27 on: Mar 02, 2015, 08:41:14 AM »
If only it was a week later I might could go. As it stands I don't have a motor...
A week latter would be better for me also. I am on the staff for search and rescue training next weekend, and would be more recovered from my sinus surgery if we did it the following week.
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Re: Washington Wet Wheelers
« Reply #28 on: Mar 02, 2015, 08:42:55 AM »
A week latter would be better for me also. I am on the staff for search and rescue training next weekend, and would be more recovered from my sinus surgery if we did it the following week.

Alright I'll push it back. The swap meet is this weekend anyways. New date is the 14th fellas. Same time.

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« Reply #29 on: Mar 02, 2015, 08:51:09 AM »
I still have too much do. It'll be a while.
Time to go wheelin!

 
 
 
 
 

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