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Old 12-05-2011, 06:31 AM   #1
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Overland World Record Arctic Expedition using Taco

Heavily modified Taco on a journey to the South Pole.

http://expeditiontothesouthpole.com/...vehicle-route/

Some basics on the vehicle:

The power per kilo of a rally car, supercharged 320 bhp, 4L V6 engine
44" wheels, 32 gears and custom axles for the toughest terrain
Lightest, fastest polar vehicle yet, bringing totally new levels of performance to polar travel
Durable long travel suspension systems with adjustable settings for conditions
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Old 12-05-2011, 06:34 AM   #2
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thats what my truck wants to be when he grows up
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Old 12-05-2011, 06:56 AM   #3
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sweet jesus, I think I am in love.
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i'd like to see that in person
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Old 12-05-2011, 09:36 AM   #7
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WAIT!!!!!!!!! This journey is going on RIGHT NOW as we speak ?
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Old 12-05-2011, 09:39 AM   #8
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Holy tire clearance batman! Half the door is gone lol
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Old 12-05-2011, 09:40 AM   #10
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yeah i am pretty sure that has been photoshopped other wise the front doors would be holding on by one set of hinges

edit: then i looked at the pics in the article and realized that there are giant fender flares in the front...
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Old 12-05-2011, 09:42 AM   #11
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Photoshop?
maybe....
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Old 12-05-2011, 09:44 AM   #12
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It's just the angle of the photo to the flares I think.

Edit: Damn I'm slow.

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yeah i am pretty sure that has been photoshopped other wise the front doors would be holding on by one set of hinges

edit: then i looked at the pics in the article and realized that there are giant fender flares in the front...
Lol yes, same here. optical illusion
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lol theres two of them, i saw them on tv
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This was vehicle was posted earlier in the year. Its based on a 2nd gen tacoma, not a hilux.

This caught my eye:
2150 litre fuel capacity: uses half the fuel of similar vehicles

So it carries 568 gal of bio fuel?
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This was vehicle was posted earlier in the year. Its based on a 2nd gen tacoma, not a hilux.

This caught my eye:
2150 litre fuel capacity: uses half the fuel of similar vehicles

So it carries 568 gal of bio fuel?
well it is traveling through the artic...i dont think they have too many gas stations
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