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Old 17th December 2008, 12:55   #151
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because he had BF Goodrich AT/R and the power of Classic Engine.
He has a different engine? Not the 2112 cc?
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Old 17th December 2008, 13:16   #152
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Sir, Thanks for the information. But as i had said earlier, that climb is doable. If a classic can do it, so can the MM540 and Khans Gypsy!

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i think its more the question of the wheel base of the vehicle rather than the size of the tyres.
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I would put it to a very well maintained and clean engine. The tyres are horrible in slush though. He was absolutely swamped during the Ooty OTR we had. The ridges were knee high and covered with thick slush. Just to give you a quick idea:

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... I do agree that a good set of tyres is a must though!..
You said it man. That's what kept the Gypsy from making it over -- seriously. Just 1-2" of extra GC would be enough.

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...because he had BF Goodrich AT/R..
Saaarrr, He has Yoko Geolanders. NOT BFG

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i think its more the question of the wheel base of the vehicle rather than the size of the tyres.
As I said earlier, it is a combination of both GC (this equates to Tyres) + WB.

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I would put it to a very well maintained and clean engine. The tyres are horrible in slush though. He was absolutely swamped during the Ooty OTR we had. The ridges were knee high and covered with thick slush. Just to give you a quick idea:

And the Classic above is not Utkarsh's.
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The easiest way to not get stuck is not to venture out at all, I guess. They only said the Endy didnt get stuck.
i agree completely , from my minimal experience of 6 otrs with jeepthrills, its only this time that we saw some of the bigger and luxury suvs , but more pose value than off roading capability.
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...we saw some of the bigger and luxury suvs , but more pose value than off roading capability.
You are right. However, the Nissan was put to some use though -- pulling out Kitti's jeep like a fish out of water. effortless. I was zapped seeing that -- especially after gypsies/jeeps were unable to pull it out
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You are right. However, the Nissan was put to some use though -- pulling out Kitti's jeep like a fish out of water. effortless. I was zapped seeing that -- especially after gypsies/jeeps were unable to pull it out
yes , the patrol is a legendary, true off roader ,i just love it .
with the puny 970 cc heart of my gypsy i thought i might be able to pull it out ,lol
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the Nissan was put to some use though -- pulling out Kitti's jeep like a fish out of water. effortless. I was zapped seeing that -- especially after gypsies/jeeps were unable to pull it out
It would be a shame if a huge monster like that cant do that.



I got to drive "that" machine briefly during the TPC 07. There was a stretch of very soft sand and my gypsy [then running on LPG] had difficulty in 1 low and was crawling along. I took the Nissan and was able to use the AC and zoom upto 80 kph on the same stretch. We could feel all the electronics at play holding the steering and it was such a tease!
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He has a different engine? Not the 2112 cc?

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Is this a sarcastic comment?

Classic stock engine itself is sufficient power. Would it require more powerful engine? May be yes , Ashok Leyland Truck engine.

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Is this a sarcastic comment?

Classic stock engine itself is sufficient power. Would it require more powerful engine? May be yes , Ashok Leyland Truck engine.
GTO has the 2.5L XD3P engine with 72HP power and 15Kgm torque on his Classic.
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hey, dwaraka, thats an interesting option. Anybody here got an idea how to transplant a six cylinder ashok leyland diesel engine into a 540? Ofcourse, I want to retain the 4x4 and will make my own adaptor plate. Will the engine fit in the engine bay?

Advantages of the power versus the weight etc?

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headers do you have any idea how much they weigh??
doubt the chassis will support it.
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May be yes , Ashok Leyland Truck engine.
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headers do you have any idea how much they weigh??
doubt the chassis will support it.
I havent a clue, but thought maybe experts could advise as I'm not too google proficient. Sorry if its a silly question!http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/images...n%20stupid.gif
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He has a different engine? Not the 2112 cc?
What exactly does it mean? He said very clearly: because he had BF Goodrich AT/R and the power of Classic Engine.
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