Inland Crossing

A Vehicle-Based Adventure Project

Punch List: Tuneup Time

One of the first things I needed to do after acquiring the WK was to swap out spark plugs. A few days after first driving around it threw a misfire error for cylinder 1. After getting through the initial pang…
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RhinoRamps

Okay, this is one of those products I probably should have started using years ago. My usual routine is to get the vehicle up on a floor jack and then use jack stands. Maybe the comfort of knowing the vehicle…
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New Addition: 2003 Grand Cherokee

This week we bought a 2003 Grand Cherokee Limited to replace the Durango. It has an undetermined spacer lift and 265/70R17 Nitto Terra Grappler tires. The Jeep is in excellent condition, coming to us with only a bit over 95,000…
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Nottely Dam

On a recent fishing trip to Lake Nottely, I took the afternoon to visit a side of the lake I hadn’t seen before – the spillway on the back side of the dam. The water level was low and no…
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Mingus Mill

Sometimes the call of nature leads to some interesting discovery that might otherwise be overlooked. Returning from Pigeon Forge through the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, we were looking for a rest stop and happened upon Mingus Mill. In addition…
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FS 341 Near Tellico Plains

FS 341 is an 8-mile, winding gravel road that is accessible from TN 68 south of Tellico Plains. It takes you along ridgelines and creek bottoms as it winds through the forest. The route can be run from either direction,…
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Apalachia Dam

The TVA has a number of dams along the TN 68 corridor. Apalachia Dam is easily accessible and provides for a quick visit while enroute to other sights or trails. The dam has a net dependable capacity of 82 megawatts, but…
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Tellico Trail One

Tellico ORV area was a popular trail system that held challenges for all levels of off roaders. It was closed a while back and only Trail One, which runs through this section of the Nantahalla National Forest from north of Murphy,…
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