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The crisp morning Colorado air, a relaxing drive through a snowstorm, and a 1991 Dodge Caravan Woodie. No, these aren’t the script notes for the sequel to The Cabin in the Woods. It’s just Tyler Hoover of Hoovies Garage testing the boundaries of early-90’s Chrysler engineering. Oh, and delivering some supplies to his very pregnant sister.

The Woodie handled itself pretty well on a brief off-road detour, and it only protested by shaking violently when being driven on dirt roads. All-in-all the Caravan did better than expected, of course it had the optional 4-wheel-drive and some pretty sick mud tires to help out. So maybe upgrade your stock van before taking any similar trips.

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