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The Frontera World Challenge

Postby Drift on Wed Dec 17, 2008 2:48 pm

Ive been after this press pack for some time, now Ive finally got my hands on it in mint condition Ive scanned it for you all to enjoy.

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Re: The Frontera World Challenge

Postby weave67 on Wed Dec 17, 2008 4:07 pm

well done drifter thats good reading :D
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Re: The Frontera World Challenge

Postby andysd1 on Wed Dec 17, 2008 4:43 pm

that's fantastic Ste, but why has the fronty got different bumpers in some of the pictures
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Re: The Frontera World Challenge

Postby Drift on Wed Dec 17, 2008 4:49 pm

Its only in the Australian pictures, I can only think they upgraded the bullbars there in case of Kangaroo's in the road which is a major hazard in Australia, think they mention the Australian wildlife in one of the passages.
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Re: The Frontera World Challenge

Postby Adam on Wed Dec 17, 2008 6:02 pm

the fronty is sitting in the heritage centre in luton
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Re: The Frontera World Challenge

Postby Drift on Wed Dec 17, 2008 6:03 pm

I never knew that :D
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Re: The Frontera World Challenge

Postby bobbinsjob on Wed Dec 17, 2008 6:09 pm

Nice one Ste :D :D :D :D
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Re: The Frontera World Challenge

Postby Adam on Wed Dec 17, 2008 7:04 pm

heres it's display card photo
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Re: The Frontera World Challenge

Postby Road Hog on Wed Dec 17, 2008 9:34 pm

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Re: The Frontera World Challenge

Postby jmc on Wed Dec 17, 2008 10:48 pm

Thanks drift great reading.
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Re: The Frontera World Challenge

Postby weave67 on Sat Dec 20, 2008 8:09 am

i think somebody must have used trusty rusty for doing something like that,due to his high millage,194,000 now :shock:
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Re: The Frontera World Challenge

Postby Drift on Sat Dec 31, 2011 12:32 pm

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Garry Sowerby and his two British co-drivers completed an around-the-world drive in a record time of just 21 days, 2 hours and 14 minutes. The three left Greenwich, England on October 1, 1997, travelled east and returned to the same point December 11, 1997 after driving 18,344 miles through 16 countries and across four continents.

They travelled in a virtually standard 1997 Vauxhall Frontera Estate powered by a 2.5 litre turbo-diesel engine.

The Guinness Book of Records has confirmed this as a new record for "World Circumnavigation by Car".

http://www.adventuredrive.ca/history/road_trip.php

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Re: The Frontera World Challenge

Postby Mr Mud on Sat Dec 31, 2011 12:45 pm

Great stuff guys thanks for the posts :thumbup:
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Re: The Frontera World Challenge

Postby aretnorf1 on Mon Feb 11, 2013 11:43 am

That was a good read... got me thinking tho :think: :think: ,.

Would it be in anyway possible for this forum and its community to set up >

>>>>>>A NEW FRONTERA WORLD CHALLENGE<<<<<<

just putting it out there....... :think:
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Re: The Frontera World Challenge

Postby James Bass on Mon Feb 11, 2013 11:54 am

Not a round the world one though.....I don't think any one would risk it given the age of most of these trucks now.

Great read though Ste! :thumbup:
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Re: The Frontera World Challenge

Postby aretnorf1 on Mon Feb 11, 2013 1:27 pm

Yeah mate you could be right there shame..

Im up for it for sure, :thumbup: for this reason i M.O.T.'d my fronty a few days ago and pass with flying colours my odometer reads 126153 as of 07/02/2013 last year it read 106984 02/2010,
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There must be more trucks out there ???
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Re: The Frontera World Challenge

Postby RatCav on Mon Feb 11, 2013 1:30 pm

Nice one Ste


What is more amazing is the truck is a 2.5 TDS and it made the journey!
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Re: The Frontera World Challenge

Postby aretnorf1 on Mon Feb 11, 2013 1:31 pm

Or even an Frontera European Challenge...
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Re: The Frontera World Challenge

Postby James Bass on Mon Feb 11, 2013 1:36 pm

RatCav wrote:What is more amazing is the truck is a 2.5 TDS and it made the journey!


Nowt wrong with the 2.5. :butt:
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Re: The Frontera World Challenge

Postby wideformat on Mon Feb 11, 2013 10:20 pm

Great posting, don't know about round the world, I'd be luck if mine made it round the M25 :) :D
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