G55 Driver v's Landie off road

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John757
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Great clip... G55 driver needs bigger balls though!!  will he wont he??
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=43ssFhNmkKU

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Re: G55 Driver v's Landie off road

HI
suspect no difflocks engaged...  indicated by free movement of the steering wheel ..it should have crept up that incline in a straight line....  too much "welly" as well....

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Re: G55 Driver v's Landie off road

 LWB has advantages sometimes.
Throttles on the right

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Re: G55 Driver v's Landie off road

I think its a 500, I also think that the diff are not engaged, whereas the Landy has his on and finally (rich coming from me I know) he need some more practice! With those tyres he should have walked that easy!

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Re: G55 Driver v's Landie off road

 All lockers are on,  one of those situations where a 500 just doesn't cut it, an old diesel or 230 would have no problem. ;-)

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Re: G55 Driver v's Landie off road

Ohhh Sir...I beg to 'diff'er! (boom boom). and I know your only winding me up! Hope you had a good xmas and new year.

Looking forward to the next Kent race at S&D's..... Oh I am sorry .....a G500 with crappy AT's beating the diesel with proper Mud plugging tyres.......

Peace & Love all!

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Re: G55 Driver v's Landie off road

A bit too late to call that one the best I've heard in 2010 .... but has to be the best for the starts of 2011 ...          :-)

Happy new year every one.   

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Re: G55 Driver v's Landie off road

my 250GD would walk up that, and it has 85hp and 205 tires

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Re: G55 Driver v's Landie off road

I think crawling slowly up the hill then booting it whilst almost stationary is NOT the best of techniques.

However after a few atempts (12!!!) the driver does adapt his driving style.and reaches the summit, which I could have driven my lawn mower up.

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Re: G55 Driver v's Landie off road

the video proves that the driver is every more important than the vehicle.

i remember watching the video where piggy and peter perfect struggled in a muddy climb that fredcosse just sailed through in his 230 GES.

btw, i have imported a  1990 model 230 ges recently to sell and am more than impressed with its all round competence and economy !