Iowa

Discussion in 'Midwest' started by Hedsic, Apr 20, 2013.

  1. Hedsic

    Hedsic Full Access Member

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    I was just wondering if there are any members from Iowa on here. I'm looking to join some people offroading, trips, get together etc. Right now it's just me hitting light B roads by myself. Nothing major since I don’t' want to get stuck by myself.

    I tried to join a local Jeep club hoping to wheel with them but that was short lived. It would be nice to get together with a group of guys/girls who also have KJ's.

    I've only seen one other KJ around with mods. No lift but lights, roofrack, bumper, CB antenna's etc.

    I know a couple guys that are in to offroading but their groups they roll with are not something I wish to associate with. They are more of the "getting drunk/high while driving through someone’s corn field late at night" type and despite how I probably look with all my tattoo's i'm not in to breaking the law or causing mischief like that.
     
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    I live in MN but my job is in Northern Iowa. Des Moines is still a bit of a drive though
     
  3. HoosierJeeper

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    I'm in WI but Iowa is about 45 mins from me and Des Moines is about 4 hours...which if there's wheeling there, that's reasonable enough with enough notice. :D
     
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    My mom came up to visit over the weekend and was telling me about a place out that way sort of. Near a place called Osceola, IA. Coyote Canyon. She said they allow legal offroading. I think she is going senile though becasue I can't find anyone that has heard of that place.

    So far I haven't come up with any places to wheel legaly though. I know a bunch of places people go that you are not really allowed to wheel but yeah I don't want to do that or nothing.
     
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    I'm here in Iowa. Currently trying to get mods together to get this thing a little more trail worthy!
     
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    Where at in Iowa?
     
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    That's cool. I'm over in that area quite a bit at Saylorville Lake.
     
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    Sounds interesting, will have to take a look when i'm down there. I'm kind of in the same boat, with the added bonus of a very tight wallet. Most of the time is spent fixing the problems the PO "left" for me to fix right now. But I have also been looking for groups out here as well that would be willing to help a greenhorn get started.
     
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    South Des Moines.
     
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    Hey I keep seeing a nicely modded Blue KJ that runs around here in Osceola, any idea who that could be and if they're on this board? The KJ is lifted, has roof rack with cross bars on it, after market rims that are black with what look like 33's on it could be 35's.
     
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    I'm up in Waterloo/Cedar Falls.
     
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    No idea. My mom lives in Osceola. That is where I am from. I haven't seen that KJ running around the times I've gone out to visit her though.
     
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    I've seen it a couple times on 34, though it may be local may not be.