Now THIS is a river crossing

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Now THIS is a river crossing

Post by Ariat » 10 Jan 2017, 9:26 am

How crazy is this bastard :lol:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MsElecn ... tu.be&t=5s

Not in a million years would I have tried that.
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Post by bentaz » 10 Jan 2017, 9:57 am

You should look up a show called "dirt every day" on youtube, they drive through about a 5m deep pond, they do heaps of other cool stuff too, well worth a look if you like 4 wheeling.
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Post by sandgroperbill » 10 Jan 2017, 11:25 am

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Post by Gwion » 10 Jan 2017, 12:01 pm

He's nuts, even by Russian standards, by the sound of the dude filming!
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Post by Supaduke » 10 Jan 2017, 1:24 pm

Good way to lose a fourby. All it needed was a bit of a hole somewhere to lift the wheels and seeya later.
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Post by tom604 » 10 Jan 2017, 5:43 pm

the way the old guy was smiling it must of been his mates car :lol:
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Post by Lorgar » 11 Jan 2017, 10:02 am

tom604 wrote:the way the old guy was smiling it must of been his mates car :lol:


I would be totally keen to give that a crack..... In someone else's 4WD :lol:

In mine though, yeah, nah :mrgreen:

I try not to go any deeper than the door seals if a crossing is much longer than 15 or 20 metres.
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Post by sbd3927 » 11 Jan 2017, 3:20 pm

I like this comment

Valentīns Persaņs1 year ago
А всё началось с фразы
- Мужики, я знаю короче дорогу

=And it all started with this phrase
"Guys, I know a shortcut."
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Post by VICHunter » 18 Jan 2017, 12:30 pm

It's funny because he got out, but frankly idiotic driving.

He could easily have stuck MUCH closer to the shore, much safer, instead of deliberately going down the centre of the river to put on a big show.

It's all fun and games until it goes wrong.
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Post by Gamerancher » 18 Jan 2017, 1:04 pm

I reckon it all started after he said "here hold my bottle of vodka, I want to try something".
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Post by Gwion » 20 Jan 2017, 9:16 am

Gamerancher wrote:I reckon it all started after he said "here hold my bottle of vodka, I want to try something".


:lol:
I'm tipping you're right there! :D
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