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Discussion in 'Ford Raptor Photos & Videos' started by MDJAK, Sep 3, 2019.

  1. MDJAK

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    BTW, rest easy, that big black Ford Performance windshield banner I asked about elsewhere, I cut it down and stuck it on the inside of my garage door. :lol:

    As I've mentioned in other threads, probably enough to make you vomit in your mouth already, we took an epic trip from NY (did it back in 2017 with my first ever truck, a '17 Shadow Black Raptor) to Missouri, on to Denver where we hiked the Royal Arch trail in Chautauqua Park in Boulder. We then went to Moab. First day we did Arches which in one parking lot you can go off road and out of the park which we did. Then it was various trails in and around Moab, Dead Horse State Park, Canyonlands. Headed to Lake Powell, one of the most beautiful places I've ever seen, rented Jet Skis for the full day. Toured Antelope Canyon. Then headed north to Tooele for Raptor Assault, and then the long trek (3 days) home, with a stop in Cleveland and the Rock and Roll HOF.

    Here's a few pics if you're done with the mouthwash.

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    Me (I'm the handsome one) and my baby girl (29, lives in Idaho, in Nursing School)
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    That sounds like an absolutely awesome trip!

    I had plans to do something similar in the western US years ago, but timing just didn't work out right.
     
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    well done, great pics !
     
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    Very cool. We've done most of that, skipped Raptor school though. Tough to find time with a teenager doing sports nowadays. Great pics.
     
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    Looks like a blast! I've done several 2 or 3 week loops out that way with some friends that live outside of Phoenix. Between the near desert, the Grand Canyon area, Vegas (time it for the Supercross), Moab, Sedona, Flagstaff, there's so much great stuff to drive around and see.
     
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    I like the 'Grill' in front of the fog lights. Where did you get those?
     
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    Awesome pics. You captured my dream vacation!
    Thank you for sharing!


    HAPPILY EVER RAPTOR
     
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    Well done.

    Did you notice any difference in ride quality on the return highway trip after you gave your trucks suspension a proper off road work out?

    I have concerns that if I do some serious off roading, my truck wont drive the same on the highway, where it spends 98% of it's life.
     

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