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PostPosted: Mon Jun 08, 2009 3:06 pm    Post subject: River Ford -at speed !! Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 08, 2009 3:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That's cool.

Dude, your window is open!!!!
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 08, 2009 3:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It really sucks when you are flying through mud with the window open and you get some in your mouth.
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 08, 2009 4:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

My dughter (12 years old) was hanging out the passenger window, urging me to go faster.
Nice clean river water, no mud, rinse all of the winter snow melt from the underside of the van.

The river crossing is concrete, smooth and flat, I was going about 20 mph.. faster would be no problem.
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 08, 2009 4:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

yeah sure- it was kid telling you to go fast Laughing
Kids always love their vans. My 10 and 12 year old are the same way.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 09, 2009 7:02 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

camo westy wrote:
My dughter (12 years old) was hanging out the passenger window, urging me to go faster.............. I was going about 20 mph.. faster would be no problem.


I'm with her!!! (pretty cool picture lets see it at 30mph)
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 09, 2009 7:20 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

syncrodoka wrote:
yeah sure- it was kid telling you to go fast Laughing
Kids always love their vans. My 10 and 12 year old are the same way.


My kids LOVE both of my vans/buses.
I mean LOVE. Laughing
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 09, 2009 7:27 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

camo westy wrote:
The river crossing is concrete, smooth and flat, I was going about 20 mph.. faster would be no problem.


Every city/town needs to have a smooth, flat, concrete river crossing! Too cool.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 09, 2009 9:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

wavanagon wrote:
camo westy wrote:
The river crossing is concrete, smooth and flat, I was going about 20 mph.. faster would be no problem.


Every city/town needs to have a smooth, flat, concrete river crossing! Too cool.


Yeah, not like the rough, steep-banked, cobble-filled, two-foot-deep-in-the-spring one I have to go thru just to get to the paved road. We don't do that at 20mph, I can tell you that!

I love those spillway ones, you can blast over them and throw a ten-foot spray off both sides with only a couple inches of water! Woo hoo! Wish we had one.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 09, 2009 2:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

wavanagon wrote:
camo westy wrote:
The river crossing is concrete, smooth and flat, I was going about 20 mph.. faster would be no problem.


Every city/town needs to have a smooth, flat, concrete river crossing! Too cool.


Agreed.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 09, 2009 2:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ah, I see their rationale...if anything bad happens from getting air (all four tires!) then the water in the roadway, after the bouncy bounce landing, should at least stop them.

Oh man, lucky lucky.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 09, 2009 3:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hallvalla wrote:
Ah, I see their rationale...if anything bad happens from getting air (all four tires!) then the water in the roadway, after the bouncy bounce landing, should at least stop them.

Oh man, lucky lucky.



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