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Re: Must Read for Newbies

Post by Ahmad Pervez » Sun Dec 12, 2010 7:54 am

Good One Imraan :thanks: :thanks: :thanks:
This is an excellent & very concise writeup on basic Sand Driving tips,
I recommend all the newbies & fewbies to go through it & understand the basic concepts.


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Post by SamTheMan » Wed Dec 15, 2010 10:37 am

:ymapplause:
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Post by Bdonegan » Thu Jan 06, 2011 4:34 pm

Thanks Imran. Some extremely useful info here. :YMAPPLAUSE:


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:ymapplause: :ymapplause: :ymapplause: :ymparty:



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Post by torpedo » Wed Feb 09, 2011 10:57 pm

Great write-up Imran :ymhug:


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Post by Johan i Kanada » Sun Jan 08, 2012 3:52 pm

Another tip (from an desert driving instructor, and tested by me successfully...):

First always make sure you are in P and EB on (to prevent accidental movement)

Second, assess the situation and attempt to get unstuck:

Case 1) Assuming the chassi is off the ground (you can shake the car sideways):
- switch to 4L (and diff lock if available)
- turn off A/C
- unload car (passengers primarily)
- decide the right way to attempt to move (taking geography, gravity, and the car's position into account)
- carefully attempt to get unstuck, rev up to 1500, max 2000, turning the steering wheel full left & full right (back and forth), until you to start to move
- if/when you start to move, continue (use the momentum), and stop moving the steering wheel (since you now have some grip)

Case 2) Assuming the chassi is firmly in the sand (i.e. you can NOT shake the car)
- get the shovel out and clear the chassi (wheels not so important)
- then turn to method 1) above
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Post by Ahmad Pervez » Sun Jan 08, 2012 4:06 pm

Correct !!!
Thanks for the tips Johan i Kanada.


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Post by Robinson » Thu Feb 09, 2012 3:19 pm

:drive: :ymapplause: :thanks:



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Very good article :thanks:


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