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  1. 4 hours ago, Zed said:

    well it's now over 48hrs, and I did go to the doctor per @Gaurav & @Srikumar's recommendation. Doc said since no vomitting, no broken ribs, no blurry vision and no pain whatsoever, she declared me fit to drive & work again 🙂

    I would rather focus on the positive things and the good lucks, so here they are:

    • alhamdulillah I managed to return home unharmed, thanks to every single one in the convoy, I pray God bless you all for your kindness.
    • thanks to my trip marshal @Srikumar for leading the team during the incident. There were other younger blood he could direct & delegate to, but he chose to unroll his sleeves and in the process hit his head against my rear bumper (luckily it's stock fibre... imagine if it's the Y62 with 4mm steel 😱)  
    • it was good luck @Haitham Khattab pushed himself to join the drive eventhough he overslept and started driving at 5:30am. For his presence helped a lot, as we needed an Arabic speaker to translate and bridge the communication with the police.
    • i had a nice recovery driver who shared me his Naan & vegetables lunch
    • in short, eventhough it was an unfortunate incident, I am thankful and happy with the people who surrounded me & helped.

    Thanks for asking @Tom B @Rob S @ASAD. , not my first rollover with perfect landing on all 4 wheels, so the shocks were subdued a bit 😅, but nevertheless humbles and amazes me how we're given second..eh i mean... fourth chance. My wife reminded to watch the latest Puss in the Boots movie  😂

    And this is the finale good news: only Windshield (500dhs second-hand) + Front Right Fender (300dhs second-hand) + Front Right Passenger Door (300dhs second-hand) are badly damaged. According to the Denting Specialist, the roof can be fixed without replacing the whole roof. I'll probably start a thread on the LC 10K bring-to-life restoration project 😄

    @Zed sorry to hear about the unfortunate incident... Alhamdulillah you are safe and...  Hope to see youbsoon with you monster LC soon. 👍

    Hope @Haitham KhattabKhattab. Is an expert in dealing with abu dhabi police now... 😜 

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  2. Yes, you heard it right, its going to be an EXPRESS ride ripping through Nazwa dunes.  Our exceptionally well equipped Fewbie plus Carnitian’s please be prepared to take an express train through famous Nazwa dunes.  The Nazwa is a place which never disappoint me at any level so you do not worry about the terrain.  Please come early with an open mind to Explore the Express.

    We request every member that joins this drive to go through the below information and strictly follow these guidelines, etiquettes and responsibilities.

    MUST READ AND COMPLY

    DRIVE DETAILS

    Level:  Fewbie Plus level and above

    When:  Saturday, 07 January 2023 morning  

    Meeting time:   07:30  (SHARP - Without any exceptions)

    Meeting Point: https://goo.gl/maps/N4JNLEhZ3P8d3yBx7

    Approximate finish time: 11:30 AM 

    Type of Car: Any proper 4x4 with front and back tow hooks and 8-10 inches of ground clearance.

    What to bring along: Loads of water, snacks (for yourself), smiles, enthusiasm and willingness to learn.

    Mandatory off-road gears: Tire deflator, tire pressure gauge, compressor, walkie-talkie radio, off-road flag, shovel, first-aid kit and fire extinguisher and rated elastic recovery rope and 2 soft shackles
     

    LIMITED SPOTS AVAILABLE

    • Limited to 10 cars only. RSVP will close on Friday, 2 pm.
    • If the RSVP is full, you can add your name to the waitlist, once anyone drops, you will be moved to the RSVP list.
    • RSVP will close a day prior to preparing a convoy list.
    • Latecomers will be returned back - Without any exceptions.
    • Members without RSVP will be returned back - Without any exceptions.
    • Please withdraw your RSVP, if you aren't joining, so your spot can be taken by others.
    • Repeated no-show members after RSVP will have their account suspended for a month

     

    PLEASE RSVP ON BELOW CALENDAR

     

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  3. 2 hours ago, Gok Krish said:

    Camping folks - my number is 050 6446513 

    Planning to be there before sunset too like Rob

    Carrying good qty marinated chicken and prawns batch 1 for today barbeque. Recommending Good warm fluids for the cold weather to give warmth. Getting two - one for tomorrow and one for today. Welcome to count on me for that... Will buy 2 bags of wood on the way. if anyone reaching early, ping in this topic or calls...Cheers and look forward to a great evening! 

     

    Camping partners - BUT NOT on this drive - @Gok Krish, @Haitham Khattab, who else?

    @Gok Krish I remember your stories from last year trip... 😜 Sure you will have a good one this year as well. Enjoy  

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  4. 52 minutes ago, JeromeFJ said:

    Well managed @M.Seidam, taking the time to analyze the situation, and putting in place what is required to limit the stress on the vehicles, and the risks for everyone !

    I was stuck in similar situation in my last drive, and managed to get out thanks to the capabilities of the car :)

    But I realize afterwards that it would have been difficult to recover. I will keep in mind your step by step approach for the next one !

     

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    Nice one @JeromeFJ.  Rear diff lock is real gem in this kind of situations.  

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  5. 13 minutes ago, M.Seidam said:

    Dear Friends 

    @Carnity @Imteeaz @Arda Yagcioglu ( pict and clip curtesy to you thank you ) @Lawrence_Chehimi @Gok Krish

    keeping this thread Alive I put this from Sweihan drives V 

    I got wedged as you see in the picture below after shoveling the sand wall from behind the rear tires and right front and made it to be prepared for what comes next . I asked @Imteeaz to go back and forth from where he is supposed to recover me to prepare a track for him self . After that 4 ropes connected ( 50 meters ) and I was redirected . Comments are welcome always so we can always learn develop and improve 

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    Hats off @M.Seidam... Well executed recovery with precise instruction.. 👏 

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