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Old 12-10-2018, 08:20 AM   #1
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Bad day for a Unimog

Saw this on Expo Portal. Those vehicles are nice, but look a little top heavy to me.


https://expeditionportal.com/guy-fli...trail-closure/
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Old 12-10-2018, 08:59 AM   #2
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Looks to me like driver got distracted and ran up that bank and flopped down mid trail. Glad everyone is OK and hopefully their vehicle can be fixed pretty quickly.



But yeah, seems kind of top heavy for a really built up adventure vehicle.
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Old 12-10-2018, 12:22 PM   #3
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Would like to see the recovery.
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Old 12-23-2018, 11:50 AM   #4
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Would like to see the recovery.
You got your Christmas wish, unimog recovery.
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Old 12-23-2018, 10:03 PM   #5
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Hmm. Not exactly what I was envisioning I suppose!
But thanks for the link!
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Old 12-24-2018, 11:35 AM   #6
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Wow, that just have cost a small fortune to recover. Needs AAA Plus-Plus-Plus-Plus membership :-0
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Old 12-25-2018, 05:12 AM   #7
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Hmm. Not exactly what I was envisioning I suppose!
But thanks for the link!
I was seeing a Sikorsy Sky Crane or something similar involved.
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Old 12-25-2018, 11:09 AM   #8
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Wow, that just have cost a small fortune to recover. Needs AAA Plus-Plus-Plus-Plus membership :-0
I'd suppose if you can afford a Unimog you can afford that.
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Old 12-25-2018, 10:17 PM   #9
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Unimogs dent to flip over quite fast. With a living box in the back the COG is to high and frame and suspension is to soft for the weight and COG.

I my eyes a Unimog is a great OffRoad vehicle but not a good idea to convert it to an overland Vehicle.

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