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Old 6th October 2010, 20:43   #31
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Santosh - thanks for the heads up ! will coodinate to drive down togther
Let me start a few days earlier, 5.38 axles you see..!!

Jokes apart, I am sure all the bangy boyz will move in 1 convoy to help others if in need. Mostly it will be starting very early on friday morning, or leaving thursday night and have a day to relax.
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Add me too.

Rittaz- CJ 340

Will join along with sam kurian.

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Robinson / Shibu,

Please add me to the list.

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Please add me to the list as well.
Bhaskar
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total of 3 people
for both days since we will be coming from Bangalore
Will you please let us know about the payment method if it needs to be done before we reach and any other logistics instrutions. Sorry if its already posted somewhere and i havent caught it.
Santosh - thanks for the heads up ! will coodinate to drive down togther.
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Dear Bhaskar, thanks for your confirmation for both days.Since you are from Bangalore, please get in touch with Robinson for all the logistical queries and also for the registration details.



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Let me start a few days earlier, 5.38 axles you see..!!
Jokes apart, I am sure all the bangy boyz will move in 1 convoy to help others if in need. Mostly it will be starting very early on friday morning, or leaving thursday night and have a day to relax.
Dear Santhosh, Noted with thanks.

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Rittaz- CJ 340
Will join along with sam kurian.
Dear Rittaz, Thanks for the confirmation.

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Robinson / Shibu,
Please add me to the list.
Thanks
Dear Ritesh, Thanks for your confirmation.

See you all in Munnar.

Shibu /Robinson
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Dear Ritesh,...Shibu...
Shibu, IronWolf is 'Danny' Daniel

The_Wolf is Rithesh and I dont think he can make it...
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Shibu, IronWolf is 'Danny' Daniel

The_Wolf is Rithesh and I dont think he can make it...
Oops, Sorry Danny. I just saw the wolf in the handle and I replied thinking its Ritesh.
Thanks Santhosh for pointing it out.
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Post GMC 2010 Registration form

Dear All,

Please find attached the GMC registration form. Request all the participants to fill up the same and send it by mail on or before 5th Nov.
robinsonsebastian@yahoo.com &
meghdoot75@gmail.com

Payment to be made in the name of Robinson Sebastian
Mode: Cheque / DD / E - Transfer
Account No: 2861140012484'
Bank: HDFC Bank Ltd
Branch: Halasuru, Bangalore - 560042, Karnataka
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Robi, Can you upload the the form in word format as entering the details on a JPEG will take a long time.
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Dear All,

Please find attached the GMC registration form. Request all the participants to fill up the same and send it by mail on or before 5th Nov.
robinsonsebastian@yahoo.com &
meghdoot75@gmail.com

Payment to be made in the name of Robinson Sebastian
Mode: Cheque / DD / E - Transfer
Account No: 2861140012484'
Bank: HDFC Bank Ltd
Branch: Halasuru, Bangalore - 560042, Karnataka
Here is the application form in Excel. Robinson was having some difficulty uploading it so he mailed it across.

Right Click on link below
Save to your computer.
Fill it in and mail it to the email ids mentioned above.

>>> GMC Application form.xls <<<
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Here is the application form in Excel. Robinson was having some difficulty uploading it so he mailed it across.

Right Click on link below
Save to your computer.
Fill it in and mail it to the email ids mentioned above.

>>> Attachment 440530 <<<
Soumya,
Thank you so much for the help.

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Robi, Can you upload the the form in word format as entering the details on a JPEG will take a long time.
Akkash,
Can use the xls link for fill in the details.

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Oops, Sorry Danny. I just saw the wolf in the handle and I replied thinking its Ritesh.
Thanks Santhosh for pointing it out.
Shibu
Any which way I think I should make way for this even, Shibu- gime a couple of days I'll confirm...
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Oops, Sorry Danny. I just saw the wolf in the handle and I replied thinking its Ritesh.
Thanks Santhosh for pointing it out.
Shibu
No probs Shibueta,

Thanks Santhosh for the correction.

So we have until Nov 10th to finalize with filled in form and payment.
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Old 26th October 2010, 12:07   #43
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Dear All,

We had one of the most challenging recce for two days, with sleepless nights, few break downs and undo able stretches.

Recce participants

Robinson & Rejesh - Invader
Shibu & Parvez - MM550
Jayesh & Nowfel - MM540
Sam Kurien & Riyad - Invader (only for Day 2 recce)

The climatic condition was just normal. No rains, but had few quick strong showers during the day time. The day was bit sunny, with unexpected mist falling for few mnts with a temperature of 23 degree (approx). The night was very cold, around 11 degree.

Day one recce (Medium Track)

The stretch is a combination of mild slush, rock, lose rocks, heavy ruts and jungle drive. The most challenging part are the ruts as they are deep enough get all wheel stuck. We all managed to pass through the rock and lose bolder, but had to return back during the rut challenge, as the invader lost its clutch completely. During the attempt to climb the most difficult rut, my vehicles both left tyres fell on the rut, that impact gave a flex to the chassis and the cross member. The clutch rod which is connected to the transmission and chassis came out due to the force full impact. So we reverse the vehicle which took more than 2hours to get the invader on flat surface. Drove back to the base camp with zero clutch on 1 low.
But this stretch has been finalized for the day one. Perahaps we would plan minor diversion at the last mnt, depending on the condition of the trail.

Driving tips / Suggestion and observations for Day one


Tyre pressure in the rage of 20 psi
Mild acceleration to keep control on your vehicle
Vehicles with LSD & Lockers will have great advantage
Wider rims and A/T tyres doing well
Skid plate for fuel tank and oil sump
Additional plate to cover the fuel line from the fuel tank.

Day two Recce (Extreme Track)

We have two options for day two
1. Vattavada dam
2. Kundala dam (Drive on tarmac approx: 25 kms towards Munnar town)

Will finalize the trail during our next recce

Option one is a combination of short heavy mud, lose slippery mud & rock with heavy incline, pine forest, extreme slippery grass mud combination with incline and turns, water cross on dam top and beautiful jungle drive. some part of the stretch are deep enough to role down more than 100 ft. All the participants need to be very very careful while pushing your vehicles on such stretches.
Due to time constrain we had to return back after the slippery grass mud combination. This track is guaranteed to be one of the most challenging one. Will finalize the day two track by the mid of nov.

Driving tips / Suggestion and observations for Day two

Tyre pressure in the rage of 20 psi
Mild acceleration to keep control on your vehicle
Some patch of the stretch with heavy flooring due to incline.
Vehicles with LSD & Lockers will have great advantage
Wider rims and M/T tyres are the best combination
Skid plate for fuel tank and oil sump
Additional plate to cover the fuel line from the fuel tank.
Would advice maximum winch vehicles.

Would be happy to take any questions and clarifications.

Regards

Robinson / Shibu / Parvez

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Old 26th October 2010, 12:16   #44
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Lovely! Can't wait to get there!
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