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post #1 of 20 (permalink) Old 08-11-2008, 09:43 AM Thread Starter
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That hill at the Toyota dealer

I had the camera this morning and after dropping my daughter off at school, I went over to the "test hill" at the Toyota dealer.

I also stopped on the way home to snap a couple of shots of the Jeep below the cliffs next to the highway.

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I know those cliffs, on Rt. 71 heading north.

Do they use that hill for off-road testing?

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It sounds like you have 'The Klunk'. Are you treating it with pennicillin or have you got it checked out yet?

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rwmorrisonjr, Yes, that is on 71. I used to rent a house on top of that cliff. It overlooks the 11th hole of the Bella Vista Country Club golf course. It doesn't look like they use it (the hill) any more. When I test drove an FJ Cruiser the salesman let me climb it though.

AJGuy84, I'm not worried about "The Klunk' as you call it. I think it is just the traction control working. I did not want to turn it off and risk tearing up the hill. I would rather keep the dirt and grass in place on that particular hill.


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Sweet! Some big overhangs on the cliffs there.


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Nice Post!! Great clip!


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Looks like it has been some time since anyone else drove out there. I like the cliffs too.





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It's hard to tell how steep the hill is just by watching your video, but I guess it looks pretty steep at the end. Did you scrape at all as you got the front wheels over the very top?
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