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Old 21st August 2008, 21:33   #91
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Arka / Headers , Not sure if am right.. but while climbing up the slopes, the person who does it first is always the one to do it the hard way,right ? 'cos the ones behind him can always use the tracks created by the ones before him.
So, if you are going to time everyone, doesnt the one who does it last get the best time, cos he uses the tracks that have been done by everyone, thus does not sink into the sand or rather has a very good grip ?
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Arka / Headers , Not sure if am right.. but while climbing up the slopes, the person who does it first is always the one to do it the hard way,right ? 'cos the ones behind him can always use the tracks created by the ones before him.
So, if you are going to time everyone, doesnt the one who does it last get the best time, cos he uses the tracks that have been done by everyone, thus does not sink into the sand or rather has a very good grip ?
Actually I think it is the other way round the. BTW the last guy gets there the traction is less by the ground getting smoothened out by the spinning tires of the earlier vehicles. I think the same applies to crossing swamps/marsh. The tracks sink deeper and deeper as more vehicles use it.
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@ Neo and 4x4, The person who does it first, if he does it right will have the advantage of a clear route.

The guys following have a disadvantage while doing an ascent if it is steep and they get into the ruts of the previous vehicle.

While crossing swamps / marshes, it is the other way around as the ground beneath gets compacted!

But you can never judge a terrain until you are stuck in it!
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ARKA, when are you going to give this piece a nice coat of OG !!!
I have been waiting
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Arka,
More pics please...
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Old 25th August 2008, 08:41   #96
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Today's hindu carried an article on the Palar challenge. Here is the link.

The Hindu : Metro Plus Chennai / Travel : The 4x4 test winners all
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Nice shot of the gypsy in todays paper. Congrats Vikram / Arka for all the wonderful effort.
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Today's hindu carried an article on the Palar challenge. Here is the link.

The Hindu : Metro Plus Chennai / Travel : The 4x4 test winners all
that was a really nice article. it is heartening to see journalists who can understand and communicate to their readers what they witness.
 
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Again Vikram's done it. Looks like that call is going to inevitable this time too.
congrats vikram, vinod & arka.
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Old 25th August 2008, 10:32   #100
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Pictures of Day#1 including the 4-Way water crossing.
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Hi arka,

Nice pics , please paste the pics that u have in your orkut account:-) Also, what happened to some pics where in we saw Armada lifting 2-wheels in air, and rajkumars 3b doing such stunts?

Dig in more pics bro....


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Excellent set of Pics Arka. Hope next year i will be able to take part in the Palar Challange now that i have an MM540.

Regards,
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Hi arka,

Nice pics , please paste the pics that u have in your orkut account:-)
ROFL: he is SINGLE and thats why the better pics are in his orkut account! BTW, his petrol jeep ROCKS!
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Hello all,

Could someone please guide me to where I can buy a jack like this (either here in India or online or overseas) ?



Cheers,

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Old 31st August 2008, 22:18   #105
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Dubai is the nearest place you can buy the lift jack!
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