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Proper 4x4 training is important for all 4x4 owners.
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Sat Apr 05, 2014 8:18 am

Experienced off-roader or newbie, it's good to re-cap or familiarise oneself with the basic principles / techniques for off-road driving. The clips on this site offer some useful tips.

Share your own tips / clips as well.

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One of the tips I found to be interesting is one that I shared here some years back about using stakes as anchor points which seems to still be unknown or forgotten since I've never seen any other reference to the technique here. (My original posting with a sketch is in this topic ... viewtopic.php?f=42&t=11769" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; )

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Sat Apr 05, 2014 8:36 am

Interesting Andy, thanks for sharing.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014 9:07 am

Thanks uncle Andy :thumbup:
Very helpful for tomorrow.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014 11:11 am

Can I get a certificate after watching all the clips? :slap: :slap: :mocking:
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Sat Apr 05, 2014 11:44 am

Sure, why not ...............
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Sat Apr 05, 2014 11:59 am

:lmao: :lmao: :lmao:

LIKE A BOSS :boss:

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Sat Apr 05, 2014 12:04 pm

Served!!! :oops: :oops:

I asked for that.
Very quick on the draw!! :blushing:
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Sat Apr 05, 2014 1:17 pm

:D: ;-)
When your road comes to an end ...... you need a HILUX!.

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Life is like a jar of Jalapeño peppers ... what you do today, might burn your ass tomorrow.
Don't take life too seriously ..... no-one gets out alive.
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And be yourself ..... everyone else is taken!

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