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Old 05-02-2007, 04:02   #1
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4.5 litres of pure water busting grunt

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Old 05-02-2007, 05:40   #2
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Is it not a small world?
I thought the skyline looked familar so read the text.
Seems the Swarbrick S80 Race Boat this guy was trying to launch was one I owned maybe 15 / 18 years back.
Sad bugger with the 4x4.
And following RPYC custom, this would have led to having to buy the bar a few jugs!
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Old 05-02-2007, 06:55   #3
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Got to be an easier way to launch a couple of kayaks or maybe he tried to float the SUV upside down on the kayaks and turned turtle - in any event he got a full vehicle wash for free.
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Old 06-02-2007, 02:50   #4
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This happens in Florida quite often. There is green slime on the ramp and people with rear wheel drive just keep on slipping down. The emergancy brake just locks the rear wheels and the car/truck/suv just keeps on backing up. Seen it happen many times and saw many people pulled up.

The solution is to have someone in the drivers seat with foot on brake when loading/unloading the boat and spin the wheels to cut through the slime.
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Old 21-02-2007, 21:43   #5
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To quote 2 of Toyota's recent advertising jingles that just seem to fit:

"Oh what a feeling" and "BUGGER"
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