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Step Cal FJ’s

Our mission is to share some good times, trails and knowledge to all who wheel or live in the Central California area.

Location: Central California
Members: 75
Latest Activity: Oct 11, 2016

Welcome to Step Cal FJ's

"We're not a club, more like a band of nomads traveling throughout California."

How did we get the moniker? Being from the vast area of central California we don’t fit into the usual breakdown of north or south, we are the step children of California. California Nomads who wheel with both groups all over California and the Western United States.

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Fer them band ‘o pirates among ye who want a wee bit ‘o legitimacy, we be privateers, sailin’ under a letter ‘o marquee wit’ th’ NorCal FJ’s. Obey all th’ rules ‘o th’ NorCal site please and welcome aboard!

Discussion Forum

Spring Fling (Planning stage) 1 Reply

hey guys I started a message on the norcal site with planning this event. any input would be wonderful.…Continue

Started by JagyPNF. Last reply by Bumper foley Jul 31, 2016.

anybody here? 7 Replies

Hello everybody, somebody, anybody...I just joined the group and wanted to say hi.Continue

Started by Sean. Last reply by Bumper foley Jul 31, 2016.

A Cen Cal Group that actually does runs 2 Replies

What up guys. So it seems like there is some mild interest from a few guys in this group to actually hit some trails rather than just talk about it. Well a homie that I met through here, along with…Continue

Started by Killahmac. Last reply by Bumper foley Jul 31, 2016.

Crickets.... 3 Replies

Hi everybody! Awful quiet, anybody have any local runs planed? I've checked the norcal schedule but there's only one event and I can't make it... So I thought I'd put my ear to the ground! :)

Started by Bumper foley. Last reply by Bumper foley Jul 11, 2014.

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Comment by CentralCalFJ on November 8, 2010 at 7:51am
The three day weekends at Pismo have a max of 1,000 vehicles on the beach. They sell out holidays in advance so you would all need reservations in advance, and it would be very crowded. Give them a call and ask if it is sold out yet, thanksgiving is sold out. I'm going to start a thread for our next social; Firestone Brewery in Buellton is central and has great beer!
Comment by CentralCalFJ on October 28, 2010 at 3:20pm
Yes, there are some local runs around San Luis County. Pine Mountain, Las Chicas and Garcia Ridge are all close. The rest are very easy forest type roads and trails. I will bring my maps and trail guides for you on Thursday; Wes is a San Luis trail rat and can give better advice than I can. He put us on Las Chicas trail on Sunday and it had some nice rock obstacles on it, turned out to be a fun run. I still don't think our FJ's can make the steps on Pine Mountain. Need a big lift, 6", big tires, 35" +, armor and a winch. It can be done, but recovery with any broken parts would be very hard, it’s narrow with drop off on both sides. It should be done in the morning with plenty of time for repairs and/or recovery IMHO. The short way in takes you to the bottom, the longer way in takes you to the top and would be easier as you could slide down a lot of rock on your armour.

If any of you have any ideas about some good trails jump in here!
Comment by TOE 4X4 on October 28, 2010 at 11:22am
Hi Dave
Can you tell me if there are any runs close to Pismo that I might be able to do during the day. I am not into playing in the sand.
Comment by CentralCalFJ on October 16, 2010 at 9:24am
If you post any new photos of the central cal area or you have some old ones you want to share, add a "stepcal" tag to them and they will turn up in the trail photos section for the group.
Comment by CentralCalFJ on October 12, 2010 at 5:55pm
Comment by FJJeremy on October 11, 2010 at 11:53pm
Hey guys, just want to say hi! I am a nomad FJ'er as well...traveling all over CA! Currently in Monterey :)
Comment by CentralCalFJ on October 11, 2010 at 4:58pm
Love the Sierra runs! Didn't want to leave our camp at Laurel Lakes last month, even after we spent a week in the camp site! Looking forward to SNT..Arrrrrgh!
Comment by NekGuda on October 11, 2010 at 4:48pm
Arrrrgh....great to find me mates in this vast sea of FJs! We be holdin down the Clovis area if ye are hankering for a Sierra run! Hope to meet all ye band of merry pirates at SnT!!!
Comment by NyNomad on October 10, 2010 at 11:06pm
Rock On!! VAFB in da house !
Comment by CentralCalFJ on October 10, 2010 at 6:06pm
Welcome all to the Step Cal FJ's group. We have Tater to thank for the web help and the space with NorCal! There has been some interest on the blue room regarding wheeling in Central Cal and this should help with organizing the step children.

If we can get a local meet and greet going in the next couple weeks that would be great, if not we will all be at Surf & Turf Next month with the NorCal group.

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