The Brackets Of Adventure

When I drove the Tacoma, all bushwhacking and off road adventures officially began when I’d get out to lock the hubs of the front axles.  For those of you who don’t off-road, this engages the power train to the front wheels.  It’s done automatically on newer trucks but some serious off-roaders still prefer manual hubs as they provide less opportunity for failure.  Switching the hubs into 4WD was always a joyous moment!S7300806By contrast, returning to civilization and smooth roads warranted taking the truck out of 4WD. Here I wipe away tears at the sad denouement of an adventure.S7301347

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