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View Poll Results: Take it cross country as it sits right now?
Yes. I trust its abilities to get me there in one piece. 51 78.46%
Yes. I would because I like adventure, but it is so going to break somewhere along the way. 13 20.00%
No. It ain't making in and I am quite possibly a fraud and it's there to make me look cool. 1 1.54%
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Old January 23rd, 2015, 08:28 PM
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1983 Defender 110
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Location: Orlando, Florida, USA
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I drive mine everywhere I/we go. I commute 130 miles a day and this weekend we are driving it up to Charleston SC this weekend.
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Old January 23rd, 2015, 10:15 PM
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Everything that breaks on mine has been repaired by someone else, just drove from Frederick Oklahoma to Northern Illinois with a bad alternator,something I can't work on.
Because I built it to overcome issues like this my part of the build worked,wish repair shops could do the same
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Old January 23rd, 2015, 10:16 PM
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I'm afraid to answer the poll. I do drive it as much as I can.
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Old January 24th, 2015, 01:00 PM
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Originally Posted by taoseno View Post
-5 here this morning and I drove D90 to work today because my buddy w/ dread's needed to borrow my air compressor to air up a tire. My heat works great w/out a curtain. I don't normally drive d90 when below zero unless there is a big dump or trying to make first tracks on a big pow day. I regularly drive my truck on 500 mile trips in the summer w/ top off, no cats, and 35's. I am deaf when I get there but trust the reliability. I put around 5,000 miles on my truck last summer most of which was to HITR, UT and Colorado. If you ever go to HITR you have to trust your truck; middle of nowhere. Hopefully it gets me home tonight........
Sorry. My bad. But what is HITR ?
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Old January 24th, 2015, 01:11 PM
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Sorry. My bad. But what is HITR ?
I would say hole in the rock- in Utah...
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