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    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    Meanwhile Sun is wondering if an SVR can get it done Way Back In.  The roads on Rainbow Station newly "plowed" after the landslides last week.....

     

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    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    The Canyon of the Wairau River south from Rainbow into Molesworth

     

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    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    Landsliding alluvial fans driven by the rain neatly  embrace a bridge without engulfing it....  this time... anyway, with over a 1/4 mile of newly plowed road in the slide.   Feels like Morocco, except here the bridges all stand, no "route De'viee "  sign pointing into the wash!!Smiley

     

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    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    Are you testing how far you can take the Jeep ? Must be loads of fun kiss

    It reminds me a bit of this :

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    and I hope you will net end like that :

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     964 Carrera 4 --  997.2 C2S , -20mm --  991 GT3 RS 

     


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    Watt, nothing in those shots looks too hard for the Jeep IMO; thats why its "America's Land Cruiser".  The hard core Jeep nuts would be driving around that alluvial fan before they plowed a route through it.... 


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    2011 Range Rover Sport S/C,  2009 Porsche 911S


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    Haha Eric n 4trac,

    Sky and his Head of Nursing Ph.D  think that's pretty funny!!

     

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    Sky learned long ago in his Geologist days, driving out is quicker than walking out for help to get unstuck.  Leave a margin of safety between your situation, the road and the machine:

    Status Here:  80 miles from nearest human, single machine, single person, no winch, 120 miles from cell phone service, very heavy rains expected that evening.  4trac --  how long does it take you to walk 80 miles?  for me at 3 miles per hour, 8 hours per day it takes over 3 days....  without new landslides to walk over.

    Sky prefers sustainable, self sufficient travel, others can do what they prefer to show off the brandkiss

     


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    Who is it on Rennteam that loves choppers?  Here's a crazy man slinging dirt up the  mountain in Kahuranghi Natl Park one load after another....

     

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    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    watt:

    Sky and his Head of Nursing Ph.D  think that's pretty funny!!

     

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    Well, I'm very happy to see Sky has a PhD catering to his every whim. Otherwise, they might not be able to keep up with him.


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    watt:

    Who is it on Rennteam that loves choppers?  Here's a crazy man slinging dirt up the  mountain in Kahuranghi Natl Park one load after another....



     



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    Cool! Nice pic as well! I don't know what it is with helicopters, but I could watch that for days :-)
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    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    watt:

    Sky learned long ago in his Geologist days, driving out is quicker than walking out for help to get unstuck.  Leave a margin of safety between your situation, the road and the machine:

    Status Here:  80 miles from nearest human, single machine, single person, no winch, 120 miles from cell phone service, very heavy rains expected that evening.  4trac --  how long does it take you to walk 80 miles?  for me at 3 miles per hour, 8 hours per day it takes over 3 days....  without new landslides to walk over.

    Sky prefers sustainable, self sufficient travel, others can do what they prefer to show off the brandkiss

    Hey Watt, I do know you would never take crazy risks way out back down there.... the Jeep showoffs I was referring to, typically in the SW USA, are usually way closer to an AZ gas station than you are.   And your geo comment reminded me of what a wise mentor told me on one of my first field seasons as a young pup geo (regarding using tire chains to get more traction in snow...) "tire chains basically succeed in getting you stuck further from help than you would have been without them".   I then proceeded to prove him right.... 


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    2011 Range Rover Sport S/C,  2009 Porsche 911S


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    Love the pics watt, thanks for sharing!


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    2003 BMW M3 CSL (sold) / 2008 Porsche 911 GT3 RS / 2013 MINI John Cooper Works GP / 2014 BMW Alpina D3 biturbo Touring


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    Yesterday  , Chairman, as far cousin of Sun's New Sealand 's and South African's  friends ,   wanted to have a meeting with all the boys at our place . He did not realize his internet friends where scattered on all sides of the globe and could not attend . He waited a long time .

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     964 Carrera 4 --  997.2 C2S , -20mm --  991 GT3 RS 

     


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    Lol, great picture Gnil! Is that a border? On the topic of dogs, I took the plunge to get our first dog, a male Vizsla. Born 29th of March.

    Here's Arran, say no to that... :)

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    2003 BMW M3 CSL (sold) / 2008 Porsche 911 GT3 RS / 2013 MINI John Cooper Works GP / 2014 BMW Alpina D3 biturbo Touring


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    Porker:

    Lol, great picture Gnil! Is that a border? On the topic of dogs, I took the plunge to get our first dog, a male Vizsla. Born 29th of March.

    Here's Arran, say no to that... :)

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    Congratulations on the new toy Smiley euh, baby Smiley He is gorgeous and would fit perfectly with the 911 R and it's braun leather seat option . Are you planning to hunt with him ?

    Yes, it is a border 


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     964 Carrera 4 --  997.2 C2S , -20mm --  991 GT3 RS 

     


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    Porker:

    Lol, great picture Gnil! Is that a border? On the topic of dogs, I took the plunge to get our first dog, a male Vizsla. Born 29th of March.

    Here's Arran, say no to that... :)

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    Smiley I won't even show this cutie to my kids because otherwise, we will surely end up with one... Smiley Smiley

    Congratulations. Smiley


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991 Carrera 4 GTS Cabriolet, Porsche Macan Turbo, Ford Mustang GT500 Shelby SVT (2014), Mini JCW (2015), Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT (2014)

     


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    Unfortunately I'm missing the 911R to match, but I'm thinking to make black Nomex coat for the dog to match the GT3.

     


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    2003 BMW M3 CSL (sold) / 2008 Porsche 911 GT3 RS / 2013 MINI John Cooper Works GP / 2014 BMW Alpina D3 biturbo Touring


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    4trac:
    watt:

    Sky learned long ago in his Geologist days, driving out is quicker than walking out for help to get unstuck.  Leave a margin of safety between your situation, the road and the machine:

    Status Here:  80 miles from nearest human, single machine, single person, no winch, 120 miles from cell phone service, very heavy rains expected that evening.  4trac --  how long does it take you to walk 80 miles?  for me at 3 miles per hour, 8 hours per day it takes over 3 days....  without new landslides to walk over.

    Sky prefers sustainable, self sufficient travel, others can do what they prefer to show off the brandkiss

    Hey Watt, I do know you would never take crazy risks way out back down there.... the Jeep showoffs I was referring to, typically in the SW USA, are usually way closer to an AZ gas station than you are.   And your geo comment reminded me of what a wise mentor told me on one of my first field seasons as a young pup geo (regarding using tire chains to get more traction in snow...) "tire chains basically succeed in getting you stuck further from help than you would have been without them".   I then proceeded to prove him right.... 

    Haha,

    Yup, I learned the hard way planting my Chevy Blazer in a deep mesquite draw in central Nevada in 1979.  I had to walk out 12 miles to luckliy find some cowboys who dug me out.  I left them 5 cases of beer as thanks.  I never ever pushed the truck again unless in a "controlled" environment.Smiley

    BTW,  Sun in in the midst of ordering an SVR, as the most all around NZ rig.  The main issue is no A/T tyres for 21's, to run 20's you have to remove the brake ducts...., or run 22's to get Cooper LTZs a 6,000$ option, and too blingy for Sun....  So might have to live with Continental Cross Contact all seasons....


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    Gnil:

    Yesterday  , Chairman, as far cousin of Sun's New Sealand 's and South African's  friends ,   wanted to have a meeting with all the boys at our place . He did not realize his internet friends where scattered on all sides of the globe and could not attend . He waited a long time .

    IMG_8752 (1).jpg


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     964 Carrera 4 --  997.2 C2S , -20mm --  991 GT3 RS 

     

    Haha Eric,

    Sun and Chairman hooked up by heavenly waves last nightSmileySmiley

    Sun was very tired after a long heavenly hike...  falling asleep in his chair--

     

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    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    And when he heard from his olde friende Chairman, and the boyz, he kicked up his heelswink

    And was ready to rocksmileykiss

     

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    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    kiss


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    watt:

    And when he heard from his olde friende Chairman, and the boyz, he kicked up his heelswink

    And was ready to rocksmileykiss

     

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    Chairman put up his ears when he saw that Smiley


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     964 Carrera 4 --  997.2 C2S , -20mm --  991 GT3 RS 


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    Porker:

    Lol, great picture Gnil! Is that a border? On the topic of dogs, I took the plunge to get our first dog, a male Vizsla. Born 29th of March.

    Here's Arran, say no to that... :)

    1461134831993image.jpeg

    Sky is happy to see Arran, ahh youth!  Sky has gone on a sea food kick, shrimp and salmon his fav.s these days, but his health immensely improved by his nursesSmiley

     

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    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    Sun's friend turned up on the beach and turned Sky onto seafood...

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    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    Metal driveways -- and dust -- the basics of GT4 countrywink

     

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    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    Lovely! kiss


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    2015 981 Cayman GT4 | White | Full Bucket Seats | Sport Chrono
    2014 991 Carrera 4S | Dark Blue Metallic | PDK | Sport Chrono | SPASM


    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    Is there food down there?  Or is Blanca here?  or both!!!

     

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    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    Los Tres may be out of focus, but they're still focused on foodsmiley

     

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    Re: SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA Thread Closed

    watt:

    Los Tres may be out of focus, but they're still focused on foodsmiley

     

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    Smiley


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991 Carrera 4 GTS Cabriolet, Porsche Macan Turbo, Ford Mustang GT500 Shelby SVT (2014), Mini JCW (2015), Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT (2014)


     
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