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Discussion in 'The Sump' started by Andreas, 10 Oct 2012.

  1. Andreas

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    Hi Guys,

    Maybe we should start chatting about all things 4X4 related including Outings, recoveries etc etc. I'm sure we've got a lot of offroaders here:)
     
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  3. Andreas

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    My first time being stuck.....Luckily another Toyota 4.0 pulled me out:p



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    I know this does not look like much, but this took me just over three hours to get out.... On this area we working, we do not have problems getting stuck in mud, but we do not move on the site when it rains, due to slippery roads, even Front loader machines slides all over the place. Have lots of videos but takes too long to upload.

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  5. Andreas

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    No wonder. Look at the vehicle you used:p:lol:

    Mud is very exciting to play around in, but I do not like downhills and mud. Gets my hart pumping too much....:whistling:

    Please post a vid:)
     
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    I tried, but it bombs out as i am doing it from the tablet...maybe a good thing, as there are a lot of swearing too... I was sort of( understatement) very peed off as i was wet, battled my butt off, and when i phoned the front loader as well as my other 4x4 bakkie, driven by one of my foremen, they were all stuck....
     
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    The Land Rover vs Toyota debates will be fun ;)
     
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    This was seconds before the bakkie slid down the embankment, and then the sports began, to get it out. Scary stuff:

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  9. Andreas

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    Just put a warning for other members to "Mute" while watching. Would love to see how you crawled up there:biggrin:

    That's if they get a chance to post during oil cleanups and top-ups:whistling:
     
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    Eish, how did you get out of that situation??Makes the day at work so much more fun:eek:
     
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    A couple I really enjoyed. Thanks for sharing

    All Land Rovers are like women - They moan on long journey's, embarrass you in front of friends and you spend more money than you ever expected once you've commit yourself to one.

    When you drive on a toll road, you get these yellow emergency phones next to the road. Stop and look closer. On the phones there are emergency numbers like; police, ambulance, doctor, Landrover Aust. etc.

    Q: What goes on pages 4-5 of the Landy’s user's manual?
    A: The train & bus schedule.

    Q. Why do the latest models have rear window demisters.
    A. To keep the hands warm when pushing.

    You have a high-water mark INSIDE the Rover.

    Did you hear the one about the guy that peeked into a Land Rover and asked
    the owner "How can you tell one switch from another at night,as they all look the same
    ?"
    "He replied, it does not matter which one you use, nothing happens !"

    When Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon 30 years ago Cape Canaveral mission control came through and asked him to comment on what he saw?
    He turned around, looked at the Earth and replied.
    "I can see two things"
    "I can see the Great Wall of China"
    "I can also see the gap between the Land Rover's door and frame"

    IN A LAND ROVER,THE OTHER CAR IS YOUR CRUMPLE ZONE.

    :lol::lol:
     
  13. jacquesb

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    Hey Andreas/Sean - offroading is my OTHER hobby (therefor the Jeep).

    Sean - your tyres had to be DEFLATED, and you should have tried using 3 or 4 LOW to get up that hill in those muddy situation ;)

    Anderas - I have been doing offroading for longer than what I keep marines....

    There's another AWESOME Afrikaans forum - Wegry Kampvuur" (look on Wegry's website: WegRy) where we talk offroading ALL DAY LONG! :)

    I currently have a Lexus 4 litre V8 in my 2005 Jeep Cherokee sport.

    Sean - that's a fantastic new Ford Ranger - is this yours?

    Andreas - eish mate - I got stuck MANY times when I started out offroading. Now - not so much anymore. I did my 4x4 training here in Cape Town.

    Believe me - you learn a LOT when you do the training!
     
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    That's right. I remember now Jacques.

    I'm sure Sean just put "Voet in die hoek" and tried to decorate the camera man:D
     
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    Offroading is fun!!!!!

    I have a 2006 4.0 Prado nice fat tyres;)
     
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    I have a 2006 Ranger 2.5 that SWAMBO and I regularly have fun in.

    Most recent was a day trip in the valley of 1000 hills just after all the rain. What is normally a small stream in a valley with a trail (normally grade 4) had become a torrent and the trail certainly grade 4+. Lots of fun....

    https://vimeo.com/49148372
     
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    Also played around in the snow in August:

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    a (normally) dirt track between impendle and dargle, which are nearby the howick/midmar area. could not believe how thick the snow was in places - ditches and drifts were up to 6 foot deep
     
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    This thread could get heated
    Look at all you guys playing silly buggers with Bakkies :lol:
    Jeep Wrangler all the way :thumbup: My car will be used to pull yours out when you stuck
     
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    LOL! my mate in the landy in that video was also with me in the snow. on both trips I pull HIM out! :p
     
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