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Old 2nd December 2005, 01:19   #1
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Default Now Thats What I Call Off Roadin !!

this has come on axn as well as discovery channel a couple of times.its all about these guys who put their off roaders as well as their skill to the Ultimate test.you have to be 100 % sure in everything you do....Or else !!

check these pics out.












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Old 2nd December 2005, 01:33   #2
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The slope in the second and third pics is very dangerous. I remember seeing one of those "When Things Go Wrong" programmes where a Ford Broncho fell of the side of that slope while coming down. The car landed on its rood but thankfully no body was seriously injured
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I remember seeing one of those "When Things Go Wrong" programmes where a Ford Broncho fell of the side of that slope while coming down.
Yeah, i remembered that as soon as i saw the pics.

The last pic is scary to walk too, nevermind driving.

I dont think i've got the 8@ll5 for this , right now.
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I saw too saw that episode. Some ladies too did the driving. phew.
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whooohoo... the last snap sends shiver down ones spine
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U gotta be suicidal to try something like that.

Actually with TCS, it isn't really that diff to get up there. It's the coming down part that scares the crap out of everybody.

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Gonna take a parachute with me...if I ever try it.
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Notice how they only show Hummers coming DOWN, not going up!
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Great find man! That terrain must be one hell of an experience...good that I am scared of heights.
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Oh yes.. seen this one, the place is called The Lion's Back. Evidently, one of the most dangerous steeps around.
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Whats the incline angle? I have done a similar incline once, but both sides we had hill and not a drop. Infact a tractor could not do that incline, the front wheels kept lifing up and had to be got up by the longer route.
I was going in 4x4h, but then the clutch started slipping and I could smell burning oil. I shifted to 4x4 low and agonizingly climbed the slope.
In case you are wondering where and when did I manage such a feat, well it was around 3-4 years ago and in "The Best Off Roader" made in india(hint hint )
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U gotta be suicidal to try something like that.

Actually with TCS, it isn't really that diff to get up there. It's the coming down part that scares the crap out of everybody.

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Yeah, goin down really freaks u out. And what abt the breaks? Since u'll have to be using them all the time, isn't there a chance of the wheels gettin locked up in the mud??!! The last thing u want is to skid off the road!
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And what abt the breaks? Since u'll have to be using them all the time, isn't there a chance of the wheels gettin locked up in the mud??!! The last thing u want is to skid off the road!
The last thing u should do when going downhill like that is use the brakes!!!
Generally with 4WD L you would not have to use breaks.

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The last thing u should do when going downhill like that is use the brakes!!!
Generally with 4WD L you would not have to use breaks.

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Thanks dude, didn't know abt that...
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Whats the incline angle? I have done a similar incline once, but both sides we had hill and not a drop. Infact a tractor could not do that incline, the front wheels kept lifing up and had to be got up by the longer route.
I was going in 4x4h, but then the clutch started slipping and I could smell burning oil. I shifted to 4x4 low and agonizingly climbed the slope.
In case you are wondering where and when did I manage such a feat, well it was around 3-4 years ago and in "The Best Off Roader" made in india(hint hint )
Just a couple of creepy thoughts that stand the hair on end and the teeth ache. What if you had to do this with a Mahindra Scorpio, given its questionable suspension and brakes? They should qualify the new Lotus modified Feb. 2006 Scorpio at the Rubicon.
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