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Unread 10th September 2013, 12:17 AM
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General (owned by Continental) Grabber AT 215 70 16
Cool, thats a 28" tyre

Beats my 26 1/2" lil guys lol
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Great vid jf1sf5

Well done mate

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Unread 10th September 2013, 03:45 PM
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Oh men you are so lucky having that area in your neighbourhood!
you can see that you are not having open diffs.
I dont think that my nearly stock fozzy would have made it. Are your swaybars disconnected?
with the knowledge you have now, what modification do yo like most?
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Unread 10th September 2013, 04:07 PM
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Yes, my swaybars are always disconnected...in fact I don't have them anymore ! With the OEM shocks and Dobinsons, the ride was a bit shaggy (?) but with the Proflex (made in the Netherlands !), its adjustable to have a smooth ride.

However, the mod I like best is the 1,59:1 low range because its easier to "crawl" up a hill or over an obstacle without revving or burning the clutch, but all the mods put up together is

If I did even more off road than I do (daily driver), I would probably go for a rear plated diff as they seem more efficient when a diagonal spin occurs, but I'm very happy with my Quaife's which should be perfect next winter...
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Hey Vincent!!!!
Very nice videos and very nice off road driving skills!!
See what a "ready" Foz can do off road!!
yes u should grab a plated rear diff to see the "magic" in your car!!
Great report!
Have a nice snowy winter!!

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However, the mod I like best is the 1,59:1 low range because its easier to "crawl" up a hill or over an obstacle without revving or burning the clutch, but all the mods put up together is
What parts did you use to build this gearbox? were did you buy them?
We are also thinking to go to the sahara. I saw that you allready modified your diff then. Would this trip in your oppinion be possible wit stock diffs?
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The most important is to have a sump guard, the bigger the better because you might drive on a rock hidden in the sand.

AT tires and a 2" lift and there you go...

The diff upgrade sure helps but you don't need them as long as all the wheels are on the sand...or the rocks ! You should disconnect the sway bars when surfing the dunes, it will help heaps and of course deflate the tires at around 1,2 bars, not too low because you might "loose" a tire on a sharp turn. To inflate back to 2,2 bars I use a manual pump, sure takes a bit longer, 5 minutes/tire but is very reliable

The 1,59:1 low range is not necessary, however, I found a EA82 gearbox here in Geneva for 300 CHF. Many Subarus have been sold in Switzerland since 1972, wreckers specialized in 4x4's or Japanese makes should have them.

Bonne préparation !
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http://youtu.be/Kri_JBfnkTs

My Foz in about 30 cm of fresh snow

Sorry, I don't remember how to put the video with the image...
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i just checked this thing out.

nice ride.

if you can help me get some fender flares/guards to the us i would appreciate it.

i could ship some rare usdm parts too
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Awesome love the white stuff!
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