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#1 (permalink) Old 12-01-2012, 09:24 AM
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...a mountain goat.

yesterday i took my new Cruiser down to a real goat trail by the river, half a dozen cut backs to get down to the river makes for a good road to check out all of my four wheel drive goodies.

so on my way back up, i tried something crazy ( or so i thought ), i cut across the cutbacks, skipping the road altogether and the FJ had no problem with ATRAC engaged and thats when i realized, i wasnt driving a normal 4x4 - i was actually riding a mountain goat!

it was that first real "cant stop grinning like an idiot" moment in my new FJ, so i was wondering if anybody else has had ( or can remember ) their first big grin???

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Re: ...a mountain goat.

Oh yeah, it happens to everyone. And believe me, this definitely won't be your last one. It happens all the time to me. The first moment I ha like that was similar to yours, we were exploring a goat trail and I was the only one that made it through...and I was still stock. I then had to turn around because no one else could make it....which turning around was actually harder than the trail itself. I love my FJ...an I hope to get it back soon.

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I like the stoke! I was expecting to see one of these:



I hope the trail you were conquering was as burly as this goats path! These guys live right up the road from me


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Re: ...a mountain goat.

Glad you are learning what you're FJ is capable of and loving it even more. Welcome to the club!

That said, please tread lightly - stay the trail.

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you'll have lots of moments like that... Rubicon was pucker and grin for us.

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Glad your enjoying the mountain goat!

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Japanese Mountain Goat = Serow.

A grilled cheese, please!
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Haha! Thanks guys, didn't think I was the only one

I had the same thought afterwards Hemi, I'm looking to join a local club and find a challenge for the Cruiser

Serow! Cool, I think the name suits the Cruiser ;-)


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I like the stoke! I was expecting to see one of these:



I hope the trail you were conquering was as burly as this goats path! These guys live right up the road from me


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it was that first real "cant stop grinning like an idiot" moment in my new FJ, so i was wondering if anybody else has had ( or can remember ) their first big grin???
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