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Old 11th March 2010, 20:43   #61
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B_T: Nice videos. & Nice jeep as well.
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Old 14th April 2010, 07:45   #62
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Guys please check out the TPC '10 thread and confirm if any of you are coming for the Recce.
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Old 23rd October 2010, 11:00   #63
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Default 31-10-2010 Otr

Hi Guys,

The Next Chennai OTR will be to Kelambakkam on 31st October 2010.

Itinerary
0800 - Assemble at Tidel Park
1000 - Start Off-Road
1200 - Finish Off-Road
1300- Lunch

Those who are interested in joining us for the OTR, and do not have vehicles please put the following details, Name & Location (In Chennai)

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Old 23rd October 2010, 11:33   #64
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It's after two months almost hearing something from chennai boys! Have a blast guys. Which is the place ru guys going?
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Old 1st November 2010, 17:58   #65
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Hi Guys,

The OTR on Sunday (31-10-2010) was a well attended by Chennai standards, we had 10 4x4s.

Since there were a few first-timers we did a few basic climbs and descents.

There was a catch, since the quarried area was undulating, the recent rains created pools of water, which had to be negotiated to access the obstacles.

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SWEET!! That doesn't look like TPC terrain at all! Where is this?

And looks like all the Gypsies are on Trapadors!!! Sadly I am unable to find them in Mumbai. When suspension is compressed in stock gypsy, does the tire foul on the wheel arch when pointing straight forward? how about if the wheel is turned?
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arka, nice pictures
again as guru said, does not look like tpc terrain.
looks more rocky
nice
arka, how deep was the water fording before the climb you did,
i miss those climbs ya

the black jeep looks a bit scary without seatbelts
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Old 2nd November 2010, 11:55   #68
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SWEET!! That doesn't look like TPC terrain at all! Where is this?

And looks like all the Gypsies are on Trapadors!!! Sadly I am unable to find them in Mumbai. When suspension is compressed in stock gypsy, does the tire foul on the wheel arch when pointing straight forward? how about if the wheel is turned?
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arka, nice pictures
again as guru said, does not look like tpc terrain.
looks more rocky
nice
arka, how deep was the water fording before the climb you did,
i miss those climbs ya

the black jeep looks a bit scary without seatbelts
Hi Guru & Allan,

This area is the Kelambakkam Quarries (There are 7-9 Rock Quarries).

The Terrain is rocky, with a lot of shale. The water level depends on the rains, from a few feet to impassable during the monsoon.

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Sad that I had to give this one a miss.

Nice pics, Arka ! Any videos?

Really surprised to see how this area has transformed after the rains. From what I understand, the approach to that 'steep-ascent-over-hump/3-point-turn/steep-drop-over-hump' obstacle is now full of water. Must have been challenging, I guess. Did stock Gypsy clear that obstacle without much belly-scraping?
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any action this weekend (Diwali weekend)?

Otherwise can we catch up at President as usual? I am in Chennai tomorrow afternoon through Saturday morning. If some OTR event is planned for the weekend then I'll hold on a bit longer.

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Sad that I had to give this one a miss.

Nice pics, Arka ! Any videos?

Really surprised to see how this area has transformed after the rains. From what I understand, the approach to that 'steep-ascent-over-hump/3-point-turn/steep-drop-over-hump' obstacle is now full of water. Must have been challenging, I guess. Did stock Gypsy clear that obstacle without much belly-scraping?
Hi Senthil,

A Video for you



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Default Monsoon OTR (19-12-2010)

Hi Guys,

We are going for an OTR to the Palar River Bed on 19th December.

Itinerary.(19-12-2010)

0830- Meet up at AdventureZone (Maj.Roys Camp).Please finish your Breakfast on the way.

0900- Drive to the Riverbed

1230- Drive Back for Lunch/Disperse

Please carry all the recovery gear and spares as necessary.

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Hi Guys,

We are going for an OTR to the Palar River Bed on 19th December.

Itinerary.(19-12-2010)

0830- Meet up at AdventureZone (Maj.Roys Camp).Please finish your Breakfast on the way.

0900- Drive to the Riverbed

1230- Drive Back for Lunch/Disperse

Please carry all the recovery gear and spares as necessary.

Regards,

Arka
Can I Join ? Been a long time! It will be only me as rest of the clan is occupied this weekend.
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Hi Ram & Guys,

All Participants who don't have a 4WD please tie-up with members having 4WDs.

The Cars & Bikes can be parked at Adventure Zone.

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Thus it begins.... .
Bala...spoke to Arka. I'm there on the 24th night or 25th afternoon.

Guys - can you check if GT Savero tires are available in chennai. I need their MT in 235-75-R15. If they are available can you let me know. I need a set of 5. I will come there and get the tires changed there. Not available locally.

Please help!
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