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wow...this is great news indeed. Congrats @Gaurav bhai and all the carnity members!

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congrats carnity bhai...

 

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Congrats @Gaurav. Thats an achievement for carnity team. Congrats all. 

I am wondering Who r the 7% people voting angry... 

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Thank you all for the warm wishes, but actual congratulations goes to each and every Carnity family member here for believing in Carnity's vision and help to spread the word around.

Carnity is a Car Community and not a product built by one or few. A community always require group acceptance to succeed and flourish by helping each other and holding hands together.

Looking forward to inviting more like-minded car enthusiasts to continue building the largest car knowledge base in the Middle East.

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Let's root for each other & watch each other grow.

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Truly amazing to see Carnity in the news, hope to see much more activities to improve media presence.

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Wow congrats Gaurav bro and Team Carnity all the hard work has payed off finally.

As we say in Uae Mabrook ya habibi.😘👍🍻

 

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      Each come with its own risks and by learning and understanding the technicalities behind them i hope we can all learn faster and get more confidence in executing them. I hope below tutorial gives a more clear understanding on the subject and we can use it for future reference.
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      Description
      This technique is one of the very first we learn to apply when learning offroading. The trick is to approach the dune straight up with "JUST" enough momentum to make it through, but not too much to damage bumpers or cause a jump.
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