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Old 09 June 2012, 07:49   #31
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So then, is that a Defender has some better kind of four wheel drive system than Range Rovers, Jeeps and Discos, or is that the kind of person who owns a Defender is more likely to know how to drive it properly?
probably the latter, but a defender does have a lot less "electronic wizzardry" depending on your viewpoint that may be a plus or a minus!

Defender drivers are more likely to have played around off road in thier toys!

Also Defenders are more likely to be fitted with decent tyres. I did say "more" likely, although some of the other more "road biased vehicles will have all terrain, or similar tyres. Tyre choice and of course Knowledge of what your vehicle can handle will count for an awful lot. (plus wading kit, raised air intake, land anchors, winches, diff lockers etc etc do make recovery more probable!)

Now below is a proper off road vehicle!
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Old 09 June 2012, 08:33   #32
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As I suspected then. It's more to do with the tyres and the driver than the vehicle in reality
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As I suspected then. It's more to do with the tyres and the driver than the vehicle in reality
You still shouldn't have bought a JEEP though

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As I suspected then. It's more to do with the tyres and the driver than the vehicle in reality
On sand it dosent matter about tyre tread the least the better but like I said earlier let the tyres down to 10 psi ish you will be amazed at the difference even on mud
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You still shouldn't have bought a JEEP though
I was just about to get to that bit
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Saved another cubic metre of landfill for something more deserving.. Disposable launch vehicle really.
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I reckon he was just trying to float it off the roof....
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