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Old 12 August 2018, 02:29   #21
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Took this a few weeks ago in Yarmouth, one rusty ford back axle.........and a safe recovery technique - not so sure!
snowing heavily at the time?
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Old 12 August 2018, 03:19   #22
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Lol, not sure where the vids gone!
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Old 23 August 2018, 18:10   #23
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I would never consider getting anything more than the bottom of the tyre slightly damp if possible. If you need to go any deeper, extend the trailer distance from the car with some strong rope.
Failing that, buy one of these (attached)...

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I use my discovery 4 for lauching and it is always beach launched. Never had any problems, try to not go over the tyres but the odd occasion at really low tides ive had to a little further.
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I use my discovery 4 for lauching and it is always beach launched. Never had any problems, try to not go over the tyres but the odd occasion at really low tides ive had to a little further.


Fine whilst you own it... perhaps not for the next!

I’d n very buy a vehicle from near the sea, and if it has a tow bar I’d always ask if it’s decent at towing and is it any good on a slip/beach, try and work out what they used it for With a positive spin... then walk away.

Seen too many nice new vehicles “dipped” by the lease owner or wealthy owner, who knows they will pass the problem on to the next.

I got stung buying a cheaper car from northern Scotland, then found the brakes and cv joints all needed doing as there’s always so much salt on the roads each winter. Never again from north of the border.
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