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#1 stinky

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Posted 07 August 2006 - 09:05 PM

Here's a video from last weekend out behind redbank plains. There's a play area just in from the brentwood estate entrance ( obviously this location will mean nothing to 99.9% of viewers), The rock was steep enough that there was only one spot to approach it from that the bullbar wouldn't hit and stop me from even trying.

I wouldn't have even bothered attempting it on a carb'd engine as it was way too steep and a carby wouldn't get any fuel. with the EJ18 though it didn't miss a beat.

Listen for the Diff breaking during the second ( was actually fourth, but only recorded last 2 ) climb. At first I thought it was just a stubb-axel but the stubb is still attached but rotates freely, I'd guess I've broken something inside the diff, probably at one of the weld points.

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#2 WheaT_BeeR_MaN

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Posted 07 August 2006 - 09:22 PM

impressive and it looked pretty fun. 1 day ill go to aussie.

#3 GoldDiggerRoo

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Posted 07 August 2006 - 09:38 PM

look, he even climbed that rock in reverse. :D

Seriously though, cool vid.

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Posted 07 August 2006 - 09:49 PM

Sucks, if that diff was working you would have made it

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Posted 07 August 2006 - 11:20 PM

Yeah, I did it twice before we even got the video camera out ... I shoulda stopped after the third time :)

As for the reverse, when I did the 5spd dualrange swap I accidently hooked the reverse/4wd lights up backwards ... so anyone behine me knows when I'm in 4wd :)

#6 soobmater

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Posted 07 August 2006 - 11:37 PM

Dang i love that subie sound :banana: Nice vid man!

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Posted 08 August 2006 - 03:42 PM

That little Subie just plain goes!:banana:

#8 Jerry DeMoss

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Posted 08 August 2006 - 03:52 PM

Very nice indeed!:headbang:

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Posted 13 August 2006 - 12:14 AM

Schweet! Nice climb!:drunk:

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Posted 13 August 2006 - 02:35 AM

Is that a welded rear diff or open?
Very nice. Way to rep the sedan

#11 stinky

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Posted 13 August 2006 - 11:06 PM

welded ... open diff wouldn't have had a chance. You can see what happens the second time up when one of the axels breaks ... dropping it down to the equivalent of an open diff.

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Posted 17 August 2006 - 11:38 PM

impressive and it looked pretty fun. 1 day ill go to aussie.


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