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GC 1 in Coconino forest

Our first section through the Coconino Forest

    Today we started off running the car through the Coconino Forest. We had a few ┬áproblems from the start when the steam valve jammed open and we had to jump off, block the wheel, take off the seat and use a screwdriver to ping it back to the stop position. Basically, when that happens we lose control of the vehicle until it loses steam. It happened quite a few times. Luckily not through sections where we were going downhill on a badly rutted road. We also had a moment when I said that there was a funny noise…” […]