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David Taylor
March 2nd, 2009, 13:01
Did we make it into the big show ? No. But we gave it our best shot and had a great time in the process.

The race report is a little short. Maybe luck wasn't with us from the start. Wednesday afternoon while running the LCQ course
the fuel pump stopped working right at the top of the second fall at back door. We used the radio to call back to camp for a little help.
Paul had a spare fuel pump that we thought was the right. Turns out it wasn't. So pirated the one of his buggy for the LCQ the next morning.

On race day we felt everything was looking good. We had a nice start with a good run up the wash to the start off backdoor.
I couldn't believe how many people were there to watch. We could hear the crowd over the engine. Garry made good time over the
first obstacle. At the first fall we lined up for the launch. I pulled the front winch in to suck down the front. We made one try at it and came up short.
As we were backing down for another shot I could tell the front was light. I hit the winch controller a couple more times, no luck.
My old winch line had broke. That left the front very light for the climb. We gave it hell one last time but that was it. Over we went.
The roll didn't seem bad from in the car. Only a few tubes got bent and the car is fine. I took it out wheeling Saturday.

Video of the roll.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hDBhAxituUE
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6WuZYUxs-jo


Thank you post coming tonight. The help the team got this year was over the top.

Letterman
March 2nd, 2009, 14:16
I was on the ridge behind when 51 went over, heres the photos I got of the roll
http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a399/dlddesign/Trips/KOH09/DSC_0066.jpg

http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a399/dlddesign/Trips/KOH09/DSC_0067.jpg

http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a399/dlddesign/Trips/KOH09/DSC_0068.jpg

http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a399/dlddesign/Trips/KOH09/DSC_0069.jpg

http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a399/dlddesign/Trips/KOH09/DSC_0070.jpg

Letterman
March 2nd, 2009, 14:17
http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a399/dlddesign/Trips/KOH09/DSC_0071.jpg

http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a399/dlddesign/Trips/KOH09/DSC_0072.jpg

http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a399/dlddesign/Trips/KOH09/DSC_0073.jpg

http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a399/dlddesign/Trips/KOH09/DSC_0074.jpg

Letterman
March 2nd, 2009, 14:17
http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a399/dlddesign/Trips/KOH09/DSC_0075.jpg

http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a399/dlddesign/Trips/KOH09/DSC_0076.jpg

http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a399/dlddesign/Trips/KOH09/DSC_0077.jpg

http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a399/dlddesign/Trips/KOH09/DSC_0078.jpg

Letterman
March 2nd, 2009, 14:18
http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a399/dlddesign/Trips/KOH09/DSC_0079.jpg

Jump This
March 2nd, 2009, 14:55
When I saw it go over, my heart just sunk....

Letterman
March 2nd, 2009, 16:38
Another look:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QeCro7y1pW8

Fullsizexj
March 3rd, 2009, 09:22
Man, I am really bummed for ya Dave, I was really looking forward to seeing you kick butt

cal
March 3rd, 2009, 09:56
I didn't realize how ... stupid .. that rollover was until I watched the video and saw the bouncing. Without the broken winch cable you'd have walked right up.

You guys did it right, better things have happened to worse people.

ruggedjeep
March 3rd, 2009, 11:02
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