As per enough momentum on desert driving since last few Carnity drives, it is advisable to run a proper desert driving training session for all carnity members. This will be based on theory and practical to explain the techniques and then allowing each car to implement. This will be a must have training session for every desert enthusiast: either to learn or to impart their knowledge as per their experience.
Why and how much to deflate as per various terrain Best selection of gear for different terrains Choice of 2WD and 4WD for different terrains Choice of tires for different terrains How to read the sand dunes How to approach and depart sand dunes safely Radio etiquette's in a drive Importance of convoy numbering How to manage car engine or transmission overheating How to deal with desert wild life and any mishap Self recoveries In soft sand patch - rocking method On side sloping - face the gravity Cresting - best use of shovel Cross pocket - use of diff lock / hand brake Deep bowl - gain momentum and exit Recoveries When and how to use tow rope and shackle Safety while using tow rope and shackle How to Identify the best and safe tow hook How to secure the tow rope with assist Communication and coordination while doing recovery Multiple tow rope recovery How to avoid tire pop-out and repair Use of Jack, wooden plank and compressor Fun stuff How to use 2WD for sand fountain How to do sand splashing donuts How to safely side slope - basic level Safety How to navigate - basic level What to do if involve in a car accident What to do during a roll-over or flip What to do after a roll-over or flip When: 12 May 2017
Meeting time: 4:45 AM, convoy will move sharp at 5:00 AM
Where: Adnoc Petrol Station Maleha Road
GPS Coordinate: https://goo.gl/maps/mzb26kxzte72
Level of drive: Absolute Newbie - Fewbie - Expert
Type of Car: Any proper 4x4 with front and back tow hooks and 10 inches of ground clearance
Plan: Theory, Practical, Breakfast and Drive
What to bring along: Breakfast - whatever you like with little extra to share, water, liquids, smiles, stories, enthusiasm and willingness to learn.
Approximate finish time: 10 AM
List of participants:
Gaurav Khanna - 050 5258706 Srikumar - 055-9567471 Basel - 050 1090183 Asif Hussain - 050 6990411 Kavin - 056 6442684 Saleem - 055 7979626 Jason - 050 5547290 Diamond - 0526472451 Abdul Basit - 055 9635217 Deepak - 050 6026688 Barry - 052 1742967 Stelita - Rahimdad Kadwani - 050 6749099
List your name and mobile number in this drive thread and RSVP the below calendar: