Skip's 4x4
Mundaring - Powerline run - 19 June 2005
(7 vehicles from the club)
Skip's 4x4

Skip's photos (53 pics)...
Participants: Braveheart, Skip, TC, Styx, Rushy, Pluto, Pommy

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The convoy at the start.
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Rushy in the first water crossing, at a good speed.
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TC's weapon.
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Styx - nice and slow, using his vehicles extra height to make it look easy.
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TC makes sure he has enough momentum.
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The group.
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Braveheart in the water... perhaps a bit quick <chuckle>
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Going down a tricky hill, with a nasty slippery bend half way down.
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Styx discovers how slippery it is, with his vehicle wanting to go straight ahead.
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Yeah, that's better! His huge tyres grab and begin turning the mighty Triton.
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Styx climbs up the big step-up using lots of revs.
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Rushy on the same stepup has a few goes.
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Braveheart's truck does it with ease, although it does bottom out a bit.
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TC's truck also does it pretty easy with rear locker engaged.
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Another user of the track (not in our group) has lots of attempts at the hill and struggles.
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TC at the start of a nasty hill.
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Steady steady...
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The locker pushes him through whilst one front wheel spins in the air.
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The mudders grab, and up and over he goes...
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Styx on final approach to same hil.
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Pluto lining up for a go.
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Pluto has several attempts but just keeps spinning wheels in the slimy mud...
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But eventually he gives it some revs and the cars gets the momentum it needs to climb the hill.
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Here comes Styx...
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Styx finds his limited suspension travel makes it tough, and spins the wheels alot.
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Keeps getting stuck in this spot, as 1 front wheels is almost off the ground.
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With a bit of a run-up, those mudders grab and up he goes...
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Bouncing his way up, making Styx look like a crash test dummy...
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Rushy's go...
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Rushy finds it tough in the same spot, and with his front locker not engaging, takes a few attempts.
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Pommy uses his great suspension travel, and a bit of a runnup to make it look easy.
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What hill?
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Plenty of water on the track, despite it not raining all day. So it must have rained last night a fair bit.
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TC in the water...
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TC...
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Rushy...
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Pommy...
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What a sad sight... bitumen! On the way to York.
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Parking in the park at york.
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Everything is very green at this time of year.. Most pleasant indeed, Makes a pretty photo040.JPG
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TC showing off.
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Andrea in front of an old jalopy.
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Inside the York motor museum.
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and again.
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Inside the Bistro at the old pub for lunch.
Drinks for starters.
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Everyone chatting...
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Then out comes the food, several steak sandwiches, lamb burger, seafood platters, and my T-bone.
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Back at the park, with full bellies.
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The old suspension bridge.
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and again...
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View to the north...
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View to the south.
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Hi Pluto!
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