New to the Reno/Carson Valley area

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New to the Reno/Carson Valley area

Post by srobertsfsj » Tue Jul 03, 2018 3:46 pm

Hey guys,

Finally made the move from Denver to Gardnerville, NV. I look forward to meeting and wheeling with the FSJ'ers in the area. Let me know who is nearby!

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Re: New to the Reno/Carson Valley area

Post by Stuka » Tue Jul 03, 2018 5:19 pm

You are about 2h 45m from my house. I am a bit south and on the other side of the Sierras. I get up that way every now and then. And lots of cool places to go in the eastern sierras. Last week I was in the bodie hills and Mono lake area. And then came home through Yosemite, which is a stunning drive.
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Re: New to the Reno/Carson Valley area

Post by srobertsfsj » Tue Jul 03, 2018 8:03 pm

Thanks Stuka! Would be cool to meet you in person after all these years. I remember talking to you in the IRC days :)
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Re: New to the Reno/Carson Valley area

Post by Renodemona » Fri Jul 06, 2018 7:58 pm

Welcome! You're totally in the middle of a pretty good sized group here in the Reno/Carson/Sac area.
We have a facebook group too if you're interested search for Sierra Nevada FSJ's
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Re: New to the Reno/Carson Valley area

Post by SJTD » Sat Jul 21, 2018 12:57 pm

Why Gardnerville?

The wife and I recently drove up to Reno on a find a place to get out of Kal to trip. Reno was too big and had nothing Carson didn't have. Carson was closer and still too big. Gardnerville seemed like a better choice. Much smaller and closer to here. Still desert, though.
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Re: New to the Reno/Carson Valley area

Post by srobertsfsj » Mon Aug 06, 2018 9:37 am

Thanks Guys! Just joined the Facebook page, waiting on approval. Was thinking about doing the Dayton poker run next month being put on by the N4WDA, anyone else going?

@Renodemona, I think we meet a couple years ago in Ouray? I could be wrong.

Anyone up for a meet this weekend? Maybe in Carson City or Minden?
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Re: New to the Reno/Carson Valley area

Post by Stuka » Mon Aug 06, 2018 10:11 am

I would love to, but the HWY here is shut down because of yet another fire, and I am working mandatory OT for the foreseeable future. But definitely want to get over that way to meet up with you guys.
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Re: New to the Reno/Carson Valley area

Post by Renodemona » Mon Aug 06, 2018 7:28 pm

srobertsfsj wrote:Thanks Guys! Just joined the Facebook page, waiting on approval. Was thinking about doing the Dayton poker run next month being put on by the N4WDA, anyone else going?

@Renodemona, I think we meet a couple years ago in Ouray? I could be wrong.

Anyone up for a meet this weekend? Maybe in Carson City or Minden?
Yes we did meet a couple years ago, was a great trip.

I would be but this is the first week of a new job so I will know my schedule in a day or so :)
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1976 Cherokee w/t 'Susan' 401/TH400/QT(PT)
FiTech Go EFI, Edelbrock Performer intake
3" Rough Country Springs, HEI Dizzy
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1972 Wagoneer 'Meredith' 360/TH400/D20
Hamilton Fuel Injection
4" Alcan Springs, HEI Dizzy
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2018 Cherokee Trailhawk V6 'Sedna'

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