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Old 04-10-2013, 04:57 PM   #86
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Hey Tony. What's up with the LEMON on the passenger window?
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Old 06-23-2013, 02:12 PM   #87
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This has been a really nice thread to read, great pics too. I live on the north end of the county, almost made it to Bisbee this past week for jury duty, but the trial was cancelled.

Any activities planned before monsoon season?
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Old 06-24-2013, 08:32 PM   #88
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This has been a really nice thread to read, great pics too. I live on the north end of the county, almost made it to Bisbee this past week for jury duty, but the trial was cancelled.

Any activities planned before monsoon season?
I'm open for ideas
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Old 06-28-2013, 01:00 AM   #89
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Yeah me too. I'm sure Kevin would like to come also.
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Old 06-28-2013, 09:39 PM   #90
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This has been a really nice thread to read, great pics too. I live on the north end of the county, almost made it to Bisbee this past week for jury duty, but the trial was cancelled.

Any activities planned before monsoon season?
Any interesting roads, scenic locations or places to hang ou? I'm off July 13th.

Apple Annie's Orchard near Willcox is having Peach Mania that weekend. Here is the link: http://www.appleannies.com/

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Old 06-29-2013, 12:14 AM   #91
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I've been there a number of times when it was Stouts, been inside during the remodel and it looks nice. Hopefully the monsoon will cooperate and we can enjoy a good time together.
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Old 06-29-2013, 01:08 AM   #92
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Chiricahua National Monument

I was checking out the Chiricahua National Monument. Looks like a fun drive. The 8 mile road is paved up to the top! Been wanting to drive my Camaro up there. Good opportunity for some photos. The road up there is Bonita Canyon Dr. and has three different parking areas.

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Old 06-29-2013, 04:41 PM   #93
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The Monument is a great, very scenic drive and well worth the effort.

Was there for a photo shoot after I bought the SS;



Cochise Head in the background. These pics were taken near Faraway Ranch;





Coues deer grazing along the road;



There are picnic tables to relax at and short trails to walk on if one wants to see more scenery. One of my favoritist places in the United States and some of the hiking trails are fantastic, but I prefer winter hikes with 60s temps.
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Old 06-29-2013, 07:23 PM   #94
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Let's plan a road trip/get together in the coming months after the monsoon are gone and cooler temperatures. This will give us time to properly plan and find a nice place to eat.
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Old 06-30-2013, 12:04 AM   #95
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Sounds great to me. Has anyone driven US 191 north of Morenci to Alpine, lots of twists and turns on the ascent? Parts of US 180 between Silver City and Alpine are like the back of a spastic snake.
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Old 06-30-2013, 01:27 AM   #96
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191 out of Safford to 78 to 180 through NM is a nice drive. Only have done it on a bike and my truck, but is should be a blast in the car. We go up there in the winter to go skiing around Springerville.
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Old 07-01-2013, 05:06 PM   #97
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Sounds great to me. Has anyone driven US 191 north of Morenci to Alpine, lots of twists and turns on the ascent? Parts of US 180 between Silver City and Alpine are like the back of a spastic snake.
Last year, 2 of us did the drive from Morenci to Alpine in June and in September, 7 of us did it. You have not lived until you take you Camaro on this road. Over 400 turns in 90 miles. The first time, we only came up on 1 truck and he pulled over as soon as he saw us. NOBODY coming the other way. In Sept., only caome up on 3 trucks ans they pulled over also. Only one on comind car. Had the road all to ourselves both times. It was fantastic. One word of advice. LEAVE BOTH NANNIES ON!!!
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It's a beautiful drive, IIRC, there are 3 passes 9,000+ feet. I've done it twice in my Cummins, once towing a 14,500# fifth wheel. On one of the lower switch backs rpm dropped down to about 700rpm in 2nd gear, I did not want to double clutch into granny gear given the trailer weight and engine torque. To my surprise, the low end torque of the Cummins slowly build up and I didn't have to downshift.

I can't wait to drive that twisty road in an SS. There's also a very twisty road that goes from Silver City to the Gila Cliffs National Monument, maybe we could hook up with some of the Las Cruces members.
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If you have not heard yet and are planning to go to the All Gens Mt Lemmon cruise, it was changed to Aug 17th. Make sure to change your calendar..
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If you have not heard yet and are planning to go to the All Gens Mt Lemmon cruise, it was changed to Aug 17th. Make sure to change your calendar..
Thanks for the heads up, I'll mark it on the calendar before I have a senior moment and forget. Right now it's pickup driving weather, we've been hit hard by several monsoon storms and some of the roads (paved and mud) are flooded.

Mt Lemmon will be a recovery drive and I'm looking forward to meeting new friends.
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Old 07-18-2013, 06:58 PM   #101
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Monsoon

Anyone parking their Camaro during the monsoon? We've been hit pretty hard with lots of rain/wind and it's been over two weeks since I've driven the Camaro. Cummins p/u looks like it's been in a mud bog, Toyo mud terrains are highly recommended for those of you who also drive 4x4s.

Maintained county road Tuesday afternoon, private roads to get to the county road were in worse shape;



Then there's the wind;



Looks like 77°F will be today's high, no heat wave here.
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Old 07-18-2013, 11:55 PM   #102
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Mine's been in the garage for the better part of 3 weeks. Take it out for a spin in the mornings on the weekends, but its been mostly a garage queen. Can't wait for the Mt. Lemmon Run. Going rain or shine and hopefully we don't get wet like last year.
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