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Old 22 May 2006, 08:24   #1
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For anyone who likes boats and boating you must see BBC's Top Gear programme, I think its repeated on Tuesdays.

I know its a car programme but trust me!

Laugh? I thought my pants would never dry!
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Old 22 May 2006, 08:31   #2
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A truely classic episode - even better than the convertible Espace
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Anyone been offered a Honda 225 going cheap?
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Old 22 May 2006, 08:39   #4
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I do believe there's one been spotted Top Gear - BBC2
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Given that it was a fresh water lake and one pressumes they whipped it out of the water with a crane pronto, the engine could have been saved Nes Pas?
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Irrelevent - what do Honda care about losing 1 engine in the name of some great publicity.
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Given that it was a fresh water lake and one pressumes they whipped it out of the water with a crane pronto, the engine could have been saved Nes Pas?
I was running when it flipped - it's a 4 stroke so chances are bent valves and conrods - still I bet they will rebuild it pretty quick - will soon be back on a Cougar racing boat!!!

I reckon a smaller engine or the correct use of trim would have made all the difference.
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I was running when it flipped - it's a 4 stroke so chances are bent valves and conrods - still I bet they will rebuild it pretty quick - will soon be back on a Cougar racing boat!!!

I reckon a smaller engine or the correct use of trim would have made all the difference.
Yeah was still running and in gear!! He was doing the right thing trimming it out to try and stop the bonnet submerging, it would never have planed though, not with the drag of those wheels.
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Absolutely hilarious TV! Good to see a few back-up RIBs in the water!!!!

Nice bit of product placement also!

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