FToy RSA - Second Test - Pirate4x4.Com : 4x4 and Off-Road Forum
 
Pirate4x4.Com : 4x4 and Off-Road Forum  

Go Back   Pirate4x4.Com : 4x4 and Off-Road Forum > Brand Specific Tech > Toyota - Formula Toy Forum
Notices

Reply
 
Share LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-19-2012, 10:33 PM   #1 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: May 2009
Member # 136037
Location: Polokwane, RSA
Posts: 31
FToy RSA - Second Test

July 2011

Now that the Birfields have been sorted and everything was thoroughly checked, I took it out for a test at the 4x4 track again. This time we did not break anything.

The track is used in our National 4x4 competition and forms part of the Northern region's circuit. For the majority of vehicles some of the obstacles are really challenging, but to date FTOY 001 ZA has had little trouble with them.

I am getting to know the vehicle and the challenging obstacles become less of a hassle. GREAT FUN THOUGH!!!!!


Crawling up a steep incline with loose soil and little traction. Here the tyre pressure was at 7.5psi. By selecting the right gear and having the tyres at 0.2bar, i.e. 2.9psi, makes short work of the traction problem.


Going down into this ditch seemed out of the question for my friend Johan. I told him just to trust the vehicle which brought on a big !!!


Horsing around in an area nobody uses or dare to go on the track. I wonder if the are scared of ROCK RASH? We call it the "4x4 Traction Track" due to the fact that we are the only ones using it. Traction and articulation works well!!!
Vlooi is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-21-2012, 08:03 PM   #2 (permalink)
Registered User
 
GreyZuk's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Member # 81232
Location: in your head
Posts: 2,664
That's a great feeling, wheeling in an area that everybody else thinks is "Un-wheelable"
GreyZuk is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Pirate4x4.Com : 4x4 and Off-Road Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

** A VERIFICATION EMAIL IS SENT TO THIS ADDRESS TO COMPLETE REGISTRATION!! **

Email Address:
Insurance
Please select your insurance company (Optional)

Log-in


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 04:37 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0 ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.