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  1. Wandering Pinto

    Installed Air Lift helper springs on Bronco Sport Badlands

    I will be interested when I load up will all my camping stuff and travel trailer. It did squat a bit before, but did okay our our Alaska trip except the rear tires got cupped. No doubt because it was sitting several inches lower loaded.
  2. Wandering Pinto

    Installed Air Lift helper springs on Bronco Sport Badlands

    What a pain is the a$$, but the bags are in! Just got to run the air lines and mount the valve.
  3. Wandering Pinto

    Installed Air Lift helper springs on Bronco Sport Badlands

    Yes the Wheels are hanging. Ill just keep at it. Thanks for replying quickly.
  4. Wandering Pinto

    Installed Air Lift helper springs on Bronco Sport Badlands

    I ordered a set and started to put then in today. I am having trouble putting the bags in the springs. The way the instructions show you roll the air out and put them in basicly flattened out. That didn't work. I tried to fold them like you showed and cant get the top and bottom to bend like you...
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    Alaska trip completed!!

    Around 1,700lbs loaded.
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    Alaska trip completed!!

    I already stated the miles, not sure on the hours... A LOT!!
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    Alaska trip completed!!

    Yes I know what you mean. Most MFG's idea of a "light weight" camper is 5,000lbs. Fully loaded with all our stuff we are under 2,000lbs. Here is a video I made when we first bought it.
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    Alaska trip completed!!

    We like it a lot! This is our sixth year of adventures with it.
  9. Wandering Pinto

    Alaska trip completed!!

    My wife really wants to go to Sitka...hopefully next time!
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    Alaska trip completed!!

    Start planning and saving!
  11. Wandering Pinto

    Alaska trip completed!!

    We visited so many places, hard to pick a favorite. On the Alaska portion of the trip we wanted to visit places we didn't when we drove the Pinto up there. New places were Hyder, Haines, Kennecott Mine, McCarthy ,Valdez, Whittier. I also wanted to drive the Dempster Highway in Canada and camp on...
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    Alaska trip completed!!

    A few more pics.
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    Alaska trip completed!!

    After 107 and nearly 18,000 miles, most of them towing, we made it back home to Wisconsin! I plan to start making videos of our trip this fall an put them on my YouTube channel, The Wandering Pinto. The trip went through Colorado ,Utah, to San Diego and up the west coast highway into Canada and...
  14. Wandering Pinto

    Bronco Sport Off-Roadeo @ Moab Trails

    No, those were done in my own Bronco Sport before and after class.
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    Bronco Sport Off-Roadeo @ Moab Trails

    You were a great trail guide, I learned a lot! I took your advice and bought a pair of traction board's while in Los Angeles. I put them to use a few days later at the Oceana Dunes to rescue a brand new Chevy Silverado stuck in the sand!
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    TFL Tumbleweed Ranch Visit w/ my Badlands: "Can the Ford Bronco Sport Handle Tough Off-Road Trails?"

    I did this on my way to the Bronco off Roadeo in Moab as part of my drive to Alaska. so it was not out of my way. It was part of the adventure
  17. Wandering Pinto

    Trail Control noisy or quiet ? Why the difference ?

    While at the Bronco off Roadeo in Moab the trail guide had us try out Trail Control and warned us ahead of time it would not sound good, but that the way the system behaves. Sure enough it sounded awful, like gears grinding. My Badlads on the other had is completely silent with Trail Control...
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    Bronco Sport Off-Roadeo @ Moab Trails

    On April 22nd my wife and I attended the Bronco Sport off Roadeo in Moab. We had fun and learned a lot. Our trail guide was Melissa Clark, who drove and won her class in a Bronco Sport. While in Moab we also visited Arches and Canyonlands Nation Parks. Also we drove the following trails, Schafer...
  19. Wandering Pinto

    New tires installed: BFG Trail-Terrain T/A

    I put 235 65 17 Trail Terrains on my Badlands replacing the original 225 Scorpions. Great traction and quiet on the highway and look great!
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    TFL Tumbleweed Ranch Visit w/ my Badlands: "Can the Ford Bronco Sport Handle Tough Off-Road Trails?"

    As part of a trip to Alaska I stopped by TFL Tumbleweed Ranch to run Andres Pit. Here is the video.


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