Go Back   Team-BHP > Buckle Up > 4x4 & Off-Roading > 4x4 Excursions


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 25th November 2009, 18:40   #121
Senior - BHPian
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Dubai
Posts: 3,854
Thanked: 123 Times
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Baburajs View Post
...For the new OTRs cant we look at savan durga and Kanak pura road side. I think we will have quite good places there.
Babu,

I reckon now with couple of OTR's under the belt, it is, quoting Quick Gun Murugan, "The earth is my bed, the sky is my ceiling, the whole creation is my native place..."

I hope to make it to the next OTR to see you guys in action.
HappyWheels is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 25th November 2009, 21:05   #122
Team-BHP Support
 
Jaggu's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Bangalore
Posts: 17,489
Thanked: 6,768 Times
Default

Excellent coverage shah! Thank you so much! Liked the Gypsy tug MM video also
Jaggu is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 26th November 2009, 22:14   #123
Senior - BHPian
 
mjothi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Bangalore
Posts: 3,252
Thanked: 216 Times
Default

now we are nearing the end point.

Name:  IMG_0425.JPG
Views: 547
Size:  83.0 KB

Name:  IMG_0426.JPG
Views: 534
Size:  47.5 KB

Name:  IMG_0429.JPG
Views: 614
Size:  60.5 KB

Name:  IMG_0431.JPG
Views: 531
Size:  61.4 KB

Look at this Stephney-Boy


Name:  IMG_0433.JPG
Views: 529
Size:  58.5 KB

Name:  IMG_0435.JPG
Views: 530
Size:  55.3 KB


Name:  IMG_0436.JPG
Views: 521
Size:  61.7 KB

After this crossing of the river bed, we passed through a very narrow passage. It was scratching left & right. We were afraid if any reptiles may just fall inside the jeep.

Name:  IMG_0438.JPG
Views: 515
Size:  88.8 KB

Eagerly waiting for the snacks. Hehe

Name:  IMG_0439.JPG
Views: 506
Size:  76.8 KB

The previous OTR had made many jeepers more disciplined

Look at the eatables. Slowly it kept coming out from each jeep. Infact it was so much excess and we gave it to the care taker over there.

Name:  IMG_0440.JPG
Views: 520
Size:  67.1 KB

Who said we jeepers are Environmental un-Friendly

Name:  IMG_0441.JPG
Views: 509
Size:  81.9 KB

This kid was left actually driving the jeep.

Name:  IMG_0447.JPG
Views: 507
Size:  56.1 KB

Once we are done with this, we all left. Me & Vijay filled fuel in Chikaballapur town and when we came to road, we see our svsantosh stopped right in the center of the road.

Traffic starts getting worst. We stop to see what is the problem. He says it got stalled and switched off. Not starting. Since the traffic was bad, we thought of pulling it to a side little further to check. But luckily before that when we opened, we see the negative terminal of the battery has popped out.

Thats it. Fix it back and ask him not to stop engine or stall it. The battery was swapped from Prabhuav jeep. So, the terminals was loose on this battery. So, it was sliping and not getting started.

Then we go couple of kms and again the next jeep is in trouble. This time it was prabhu jeep. He says it wobbles like hell and cant continue.

Vijay gets to work, checks to find the steering mounts little loose.

Road side mechanic. lol.
Name:  IMG_0448.JPG
Views: 505
Size:  56.8 KB

Finally we reach and meet with the other Jeepers in Devanahalli Road to say a good bye to fellow jeepers and get going to our house.

- The End -
mjothi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 27th November 2009, 10:27   #124
BHPian
 
Baburajs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Bangalore
Posts: 265
Thanked: 14 Times
Default

I didnt know all this happened. Saw vijay and team standing at one point . but didnt know all these happened. I had taken the road that has sparse traffic - The NH 207 which leads us to Hoskote and from there to sarjapur Road . I was worried during the whole drive if the Jeep will have some trouble. If we had then that was it. We had to be there till morning as there were very few vehicles passing through and none looked the type that they will help a desolate lone jeeper.

While coming back I had my soft top taken off as the climate was good. but after turning from the Devenahalli road it started drizzling . But we were not getting wet. The water was going above our head due to the speed and the wind shield. It was a pleasant drive in the rain without the softtop and without getting drenched. :-)

But I jeep also have developed wobbling now. think the steering column is at fault and the clutch is too heavy. Vehicle is at the mechanic now .

babu
Baburajs is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 29th November 2009, 22:16   #125
BHPian
 
prabhuav's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Bangalore
Posts: 670
Thanked: 112 Times
Default

Guys, hats off. It was my firts OTR and boy it was a memorable one. Thanks a ton for that..

Now , when is the next one ?
prabhuav is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 5th January 2010, 18:57   #126
BHPian
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Hyderabad
Posts: 529
Thanked: 12 Times
Default

I would love to attend the next OTR....
zulfikar is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 6th January 2010, 10:32   #127
Senior - BHPian
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Bangalore
Posts: 1,240
Thanked: 225 Times
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by zulfikar View Post
I would love to attend the next OTR....
Zulfikar,

In that case please confirm participation in bangalore annual otr thread
dwaraka is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Bangalore -> Kolar -> Chintamani -> Chikkaballapur drhoneycake Route / Travel Queries 9 10th July 2017 13:49
Bangalore - Chikkaballapur OTR (02nd Oct 2009) - The Unforgettable OTR.!!! hgnishanth 4x4 Excursions 157 25th April 2010 18:03
1st Nov OTR (Pearl Valley) -- Bangalore dwaraka 4x4 Excursions 77 2nd November 2009 08:31
Bangalore: Thipagondahalli OTR, 30th Nov khan_sultan 4x4 Excursions 69 7th January 2009 15:46
NCR OTR Report 22Nd Nov 2008 Torque-ative 4x4 Excursions 62 17th December 2008 13:45


All times are GMT +5.5. The time now is 09:10.

Copyright 2000 - 2017, Team-BHP.com
Proudly powered by E2E Networks