the sand traps

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the sand traps

Post by nicklj50 » Sat Feb 12, 2005 9:38 pm

hi just thought i might tell all u guys about the sand traps we have at nuriootpa. used mostly for motor bikes and 4wds if u dare to get it scratched, and the best is that for me its only 10 km drive to them. so last weekend kells my wife and rammy my mate went out in the lj50 and 5.5 hours we got home did only about 30km [19miles] but had a ball out there heres a track photo
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Post by russmehl » Sat Feb 12, 2005 9:40 pm

That's my kinda playground!

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Post by KDKG » Sat Feb 12, 2005 11:53 pm

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Post by Jimny » Sun Feb 13, 2005 7:03 am

WOW! :shock: That's a steep hill nicklj50!

You and KDKG have nice backyards! I want to come over and play... :-(
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Post by crispy » Sun Feb 13, 2005 4:58 pm

How'd the LJ go up the bigger hills?
I know in mine with hills steeper than that it just ran out of guts even flatout revvin in low second and then tried in third, seems you have resonabley stockish sized tyres on, did they handle it ok.
I couldnt be bothered letting my tyres down any lower than their normal pressure of 18psi tho
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Post by Jimny » Sun Feb 13, 2005 5:10 pm

I know you wasn't asking me that question but where I use to live we had a hill like that and the LJ20's would do real good up it as long as I keep it reved up all the way up it, I couldn't shift or that was it for climbing it.
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Post by crispy » Mon Feb 14, 2005 2:50 am

yeah i didnt mean i shifting halfway up, just tried the different gears to see if it would get up, tried heaps of different gears high and low range. it was just too steep and soft. the prevous year i had got up there in my sierra but it had changed quite a bit over the year
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Post by Jimny » Mon Feb 14, 2005 5:30 am

I tried one time to shift the gears, ONCE :wink: it was just like putting on the brake. it was so steep by the time I had it shifted I was halfway stopped. It would only make it with the transfer in Low and the tranny is 1st. Before I had the rear made into a posi I had to have help making it up it, I would get half way and start spinning so someone would have to hook a rope or cable on and pull me up and out of it. I loved that hill!!!
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