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    Default Tucson checking in.

    So we took a drive to the top of Mt. Lemmon for memorial day. Two adults, three kids and all the supplies for a decent picnic lunch. Car ran flawlessly. It's really a fun drive going up. Even more fun coming down. Really got me thinking about the F-body upgrade...

    Anyhow, thank you to all the men and women who paid the ultimate price in their service.
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    I have been hitting mt lemmon pretty regularly, usually at night. its fun pushing the car when no one else is up there.

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    I'd like to make another trip up and down in the near future. This time without the family. They were starting to get a little sea-sick so I had to back off some.

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    Default Re: Tucson checking in.

    It'd be nice to get a AZ go gp thing going on especially tuscon since that's closest to me.
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    Default Re: Tucson checking in.

    I've been out there, I enjoyed it. I took an Explorer to the top and back one night that was a bunch of fun.
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    Default Re: Tucson checking in.

    I like driving to Sedona every once in a while. Where's Mt Lemmon? Ive heard of it but never been there. I live in Phoenix. Peoria to be specific.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 91parkave
    It'd be nice to get a AZ go gp thing going on especially tuscon since that's closest to me.
    I'd be down

    Quote Originally Posted by brokeazfunk
    I like driving to Sedona every once in a while. Where's Mt Lemmon? Ive heard of it but never been there. I live in Phoenix. Peoria to be specific.
    It's the range due north of Tucson
    https://www.google.com/maps/place/Mt...057703d3f0d209

    My buddy has a stanced and cat-backed, but otherwise stock IS250. Been wanting to make a late night run up there with him. Curious how we compare. My car's been sitting in the garage for the last 3 weeks trying to work out a fuel pump/module issue.

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    I'd be down for a Tucson meet someday

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    Quote Originally Posted by BrandonHall10 View Post
    I'd like to make another trip up and down in the near future. This time without the family. They were starting to get a little sea-sick so I had to back off some.
    Made the drive up again for Labor day, with the whole family. Got stuck behind a minivan doing 30mph max the whole way. Holy KR!! I was seeing IAT's of over 130 and 4+ degrees of KR between 1800 and 2500 rpm. Couldn't get any clean air. Frustrating. I need to make a night drive (and a CAI). On the plus side, on the way there, I smoked my buddy's IS250 form a dig. It was a red light drag race. We looked at each other like "wanna go?" Of course I was down. I pulled away like he fell asleep. When we got to our destination I asked him why he didn't even try. He sheepishly said "I did try." Made me laugh. He has put so much money into that car. I put on a set of $220 headers. Ahhh, good times.

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