Grahamr83 wrote: So... Am I crazy to be taking my 1988 Toyota 4runner with the roof off
Captain Goddammit wrote:I drive a convertible here in the "default world" and I totally get it about wanting to make the trip without the top... But DON'T DO IT!!
Playa dust is very corrosive too. The last two burns I used my super-nice '86 GMC crew-cab duallie - and I wish I hadn't. Everything underneath is now rusty.
It's not gonna self-clean by blowing out as you drive. And if the wrong dust storm hits, your rig will be LOADED with dirt.
If you were gonna carry extra shit in a trailer behind you ( a great idea anyway ) then you could carry your top on it and bolt it on prior to arrival on the playa... that's probably what I'd do, 'cuz I do love ragtops, I've done pretty long interstate road trips in mine top-down the whole way.
trilobyte wrote:I say do it, the results would be hilarious!
theCryptofishist wrote:trilobyte wrote:I say do it, the results would be hilarious!
That's the sort of wacky thinking that built Burningman.
Savannah wrote:Quite true. Gate lines may come to a standstill in the event of a really epic storm. They won't let people drive even just to camp, if visibility is truly terrible.
My rideshare likes to shut all the windows and vents on his trailer by Gerlach.
That's Savannah. She's always hot.
I'm opting for a tightly sealed mini MH, cut, sewn, and sealed on 4 sides down to the ground with extra flaps to burry or put under sandbags. Wish me luck.
DrYes wrote:Last year, took our new RAV4 to the playa. Not sure what some of you are doing differently, but despite being there for 8 days, through many dust storms, we barely had any playa dust in the car when we returned. There was a very very light layer of it, more like the inside just hadn't been dusted off in a couple months, which all cleaned up easily and quickly.
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