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Old 05 March 2009, 08:35   #11
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Nasty but I am sure the roof has been cut off that to get the people out.
I dont think the roof has been cut off, looking at the way the b pillar is bent, but i think its safe to say thats gone over a few times, theres too much damage for a single roll.
My mate rolled a 110 on a roundabout and it went over hard twice and didnt look that bad.
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Old 05 March 2009, 15:33   #12
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I think it was very badly damaged anyway but cutting the roof off didn't make it look any better!!!

I am a firm believer in roll cages but there was an accident the other day where a LR owner was criticised for making "illegal modifications" to his vehicle. They said the roll cage made it top heavy and unsafe - despite the fact many police LRs are fitted with cages as are riot vans etc!!!
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Old 05 March 2009, 19:21   #13
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I am not 100% sure whether the roof was cut off or not but I don't think so - the doors are bent right over on the passenger side and they aren't cut off.

Here is another photo and another example. Nobody was seriously hurt in any of them by the way, but more by luck than anything else I think!
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Old 05 March 2009, 23:58   #14
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Are there any drink driving laws on the Falklands???

I like this one. It's quite famous in LR circles.

Maybe the roof isn't so weak after all - it fell over an 80' cliff and landed on it's roof - the coastguards weren't hurt. Even better tha LR is back on the road!!!

http://www.landroverclub.net/Club/HT...iff_jumper.htm
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Are there any drink driving laws on the Falklands???
Yes but like in the UK that is different from whether everybody abides by them...
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I think it was very badly damaged anyway but cutting the roof off didn't make it look any better!!!

I am a firm believer in roll cages but there was an accident the other day where a LR owner was criticised for making "illegal modifications" to his vehicle. They said the roll cage made it top heavy and unsafe - despite the fact many police LRs are fitted with cages as are riot vans etc!!!
There may have been more to that case than just the roll cage.
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There may have been more to that case than just the roll cage.
Alot more!
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This is from a well known incident in diving circles recovering a boat a few years ago, it was a Disco before the tide came in.................
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In the '90s some lads I worked with were in a Defender County when it rolled at speed on the M3 near Winchester. It looked like the one that went over the cliff afterwards. They were very lucky to get out.
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