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    Friends of mine did this to a bus. They cut the...

    Friends of mine did this to a bus. They cut the top off below the windows, raised the top 14" and welded in supports. He used a gas cut off saw to lop the top off.
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    I wasn't thinking camping...just access to get...

    I wasn't thinking camping...just access to get something in/out or load food in if you happen to be parked road side. Not likely to be an issue.
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    Wait...port side? Curious to your reasoning...

    Wait...port side? Curious to your reasoning there. Seems it would make it tougher to get into if you needed to when parked on the side of a street.
  4. Thread: Whistler 22-23

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    Also to add it's a relatively short window of...

    Also to add it's a relatively short window of time where there is some alpine hiking. When it's too boney in the alpine I think they keep it closed, a few storms and there is a sweet spot of not...
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    Early season they adjust the boundary so the...

    Early season they adjust the boundary so the hiking is out of bounds. They open/close that boundary based on conditions.
  6. Thread: Whistler 22-23

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    T-Bars gets skiers into the same avy exposure as...

    T-Bars gets skiers into the same avy exposure as Harmony and Peak, so by the time Patrol has cleared alpine to make it safe for T-Bar...might as well open Peak / Harmony.
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    Awesome work. If you don't plan to remove it...

    Awesome work.

    If you don't plan to remove it why not just hard mount it direct to the chassis instead of doing a steel flatbed? Somewhere on ExPo a guy build a minimal structure from fiberglass...
  8. Thread: Whistler 22-23

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    The people who think they had first cabin on...

    The people who think they had first cabin on Excalibur roll over to Excelerator to find they've been beaten there buy some guys that started skinning at 6am instead of just standing in line.
  9. Thread: Whistler 22-23

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    Gunna be a master class shit show. Fuck. ...

    Gunna be a master class shit show. Fuck.

    Let's start a pool on when Creekside will open.

    My guess if Friday Feb 18th. They'll get a final scramble on for Presidents day US long weekend.
  10. Thread: Whistler 22-23

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    Back on the full pass game after a few years of...

    Back on the full pass game after a few years of limited Edge Card use. We had planned to get the kiddos into the ski school so we could get some proper ski time in but missed the frenzy for ski...
  11. Thread: Tool Time

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    I have purchased off Amazon Japan and had the...

    I have purchased off Amazon Japan and had the tools shipped to Canada.
  12. Cool. Hopefully a good season ahead.

    Cool. Hopefully a good season ahead.
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    You're American, you'll need a solid axle swapped...

    You're American, you'll need a solid axle swapped 4x4 E350 van with an 8L diesel on 40's to even consider thinking about approaching a dirt road as treacherous as those pictures.
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    Honda Ridgeline.

    Honda Ridgeline.
  15. Thread: Powder11 RIP

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    Sticky: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wpe6d2AMyfw Mar...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wpe6d2AMyfw
    Mar 2007.

    Too many good times chasing you around WB to count. You will be missed. RIP and sending straighlines on the other side.
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    Anyone looking for a dialed rig? 100k cad for a...

    Anyone looking for a dialed rig? 100k cad for a Power Wagon with EarthCruiser GLZ 400 slide in.

    https://learn.ryanleech.com/power-wagon-earth-cruiser-for-sale


    Pick it up on the Sunshine...
  17. Thread: Whistler 21/22

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    We picked the right ski day on our four day...

    We picked the right ski day on our four day Easter weekend. It was nuking all day yesterday. By 4pm the snow was balls deep for the 5 year old. He could pretty much just straight line down the side...
  18. Thread: Whistler 21/22

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    That's can't be Cowboy, there isn't a skin track...

    That's can't be Cowboy, there isn't a skin track straight up the gut.
  19. Thread: Whistler 21/22

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    Skied Sunday with the fam on Blackcomb. First...

    Skied Sunday with the fam on Blackcomb. First time getting the little kiddos onto some new to them terrain skiing the groomers off Jersey.
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    Apparently about 1/4 of the trucks in the...

    Apparently about 1/4 of the trucks in the occupation have kids with them in the truck. So their using kids as a shield now? Hard for cops to say "enough we'll extract them from the truck" when they...
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    Force the little bastards to ski in the pouring...

    Force the little bastards to ski in the pouring rain. If that doesn't do it nothing will.

    https://www.instagram.com/p/CWzFxeuvc8F/

    Also mandatory backyard training.
    ...
  22. The rocker on those Monsters looks like the old...

    The rocker on those Monsters looks like the old Movement Goliath tip shape.

    What are the odds of an R99 without *gasp* metal? All wood, a bit less destroyer and a bit more does everything?
  23. Congrats on a rad project Marshal. Probably...

    Congrats on a rad project Marshal.

    Probably will pull the trigger on some R99's.
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    Picked up a pair of these and have two run in em...

    Picked up a pair of these and have two run in em with kiddos on the local bump.

    Reading back over the thread and wondering if anyone has placed the top buckle and the strap with a single wide...
  25. Thread: Whistler 21/22

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    Can you even get proper snow tires on cars at...

    Can you even get proper snow tires on cars at YVR? I don't think you could in the past.

    I'd say if you're not past Squamish by 6:30am you gonna have a bad time.
  26. Thread: Whistler 21/22

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    They had two people outside forcing people to...

    They had two people outside forcing people to either show their confirmed reservation or make a reservation before you could get inside to the vac check and the reservation desk.

    Zero sympathy...
  27. Thread: Whistler 21/22

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    Who has the lowdown on how to work the table...

    Who has the lowdown on how to work the table reservation system?

    We uploaded late morning Sunday with the two small kids (4yr and 6yr) to ski a few kid laps and eat a late lunch. Rolled up to...
  28. Thread: Whistler 21/22

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    I recall someone dropping some knowledge in last...

    I recall someone dropping some knowledge in last years thread regarding the lift maintenance staffing changes. From memory I think it was cut backs and low pay for new hires but don't quote me on...
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    Pineapple Express happens in ski season, the rest...

    Pineapple Express happens in ski season, the rest are Atmospheric Rivers. It's the temp spike in a Pineapple that really matters, will it be schmooo or will it be deep pow.
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    It's interesting to listen to the CBC online news...

    It's interesting to listen to the CBC online news claiming of two "Atmospheric River" events coming with no context to the amount of rain. The big event being nearly 300mm and these ones in the...
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    Congrats Tom. That looks to be about an hour...

    Congrats Tom.

    That looks to be about an hour from Cham, not such a bad spot to be.
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    I clicked on this thread....then this came on the...

    I clicked on this thread....then this came on the radio


    https://youtu.be/jFD9l00lReE
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    https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-kN6mPq9/0/X2/i...

    https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-kN6mPq9/0/X2/i-kN6mPq9-X2.jpg

    Mega bonus points if anyone can name the maggot owner of the LC. 2004 South Lake Tahoe.
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    It only rains on tourists. The best day of...

    It only rains on tourists.

    The best day of the season is the day after guys like DanoT have to heard home from their week ski vacation.
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    Anything you would need to learn about the AWD GM...

    Anything you would need to learn about the AWD GM van's could be found in the Expo thread.

    https://expeditionportal.com/forum/threads/gm-fullsize-awd-van-info-thread.137390/

    Or in some other...
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    You go ahead and fuck up your body to get there,...

    You go ahead and fuck up your body to get there, smart people will take the easier way.
    ...
  37. Thread: Wagon Stoke

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    He's had several Porsche's over the years. A...

    He's had several Porsche's over the years.

    A his n her's pain at one point.
    ...
  38. Thread: Wagon Stoke

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    A friend is selling his very clean 2011 BMW 328i...

    A friend is selling his very clean 2011 BMW 328i Trouing. 6sp manual.

    https://vancouver.craigslist.org/van/cto/d/vancouver-2011-bmw-328i-touring-sports/7361622024.html
    ...
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    Several weeks (maybe a month+ now?) restrictions...

    Several weeks (maybe a month+ now?) restrictions were lowered from mandatory masks to just suggested use. At that point many stopped wearing them but there is still lots using them. Also some...
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    https://www.emergencyinfobc.gov.bc.ca/travel-warni...

    https://www.emergencyinfobc.gov.bc.ca/travel-warning-interior-region-of-bc

    https://drivebc.ca/#listView&severity=Major

    Both Highway 5 and Highway 3 have major closures due to wildfire. That...
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    Damn no more Barpa's. Coulda swore I ate there in...

    Damn no more Barpa's. Coulda swore I ate there in November 2019 when I was last there for the Film Fest. It was the highlight of my yearly Banff work trip for the Fest.
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    Awning would be on small camper van where the...

    Awning would be on small camper van where the side door is frequently open and it's not tall like a truck camper to cast it's own shade.

    I think we are going to get some more trips under our belt...
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    Anyone have or use a Thule Hideaway or Fiamma F45...

    Anyone have or use a Thule Hideaway or Fiamma F45 awning?

    The ARB style and it's hundreds of knock offs are the budget and popular choice but I would really like the option for partial deployment.
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    He's still mad at Pierre Trudeau for the...

    He's still mad at Pierre Trudeau for the metrification of Canada in the 70's.
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    Heard on the news that New Zealand has suspended...

    Heard on the news that New Zealand has suspended quarantine-free travel with Australia.

    Let's set bets on just how short an opening of the Canada - US border we see? I'll bet it shuts down again...
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    Well it was a good run. Thread soon to be dead...

    Well it was a good run. Thread soon to be dead dead dead.
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    Here is background on why masks were not an...

    Here is background on why masks were not an initial main priority.

    https://www.wired.com/story/the-teeny-tiny-scientific-screwup-that-helped-covid-kill/

    tldr
    Science on 5 micron boundary for...
  48. Thread: Wagon Stoke

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    So no Macan? Love the full collection of wagons.

    So no Macan? Love the full collection of wagons.
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    Dodge? Yuck no. 2001 VW Eurovan Weekender.

    Dodge? Yuck no.

    2001 VW Eurovan Weekender.
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    https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/C3gmY66OuVDst1Uu...

    https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/C3gmY66OuVDst1UuIAR-uKJx55k4YWQtrOK2HP8Z-NAxkv1UHy-BJB9kwFUIoRqcxOru00lYlS8JsH6eMx_AqUdMqPW8Vyv8t8gxx8c4--vLqXjbTP6rpb_3IbYq0O2gcWJL7soKkcI=w999-h749-no

    Not soo...
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