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Old April 20th, 2010, 12:37 AM
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Top Gear RRC in Bolivia Episode

http://www.streetfire.net/video/top-...p-6_726802.htm

Just aired tonight on BBC America. Great episode of an 80s RRC trying to make it through south america along with a FJ40 and a suzuki something.
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Old April 20th, 2010, 01:24 AM
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Just watched it.... I want my truck back.
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Old April 20th, 2010, 02:28 AM
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loved it!!

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Old April 20th, 2010, 11:29 AM
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Just watched it.... I want my truck back.
The first time I saw it was the day after I bought the classic from you. It took away any buyers remorse I might have had.
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Old April 20th, 2010, 11:30 AM
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I watched this a couple of months back. I never laughed so hard!
It was great. Made me glad I am back in a RRC.

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Old April 20th, 2010, 11:54 AM
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Old April 20th, 2010, 12:14 PM
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Old April 20th, 2010, 12:18 PM
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I watched this a few weeks ago also, an instant classic. Another very enjoyable epic, though without RR content, was the trek across Africa.
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Really was a great episode. My wife even watched it with me and found it entertaining... she went so far as to say she missed her old RRC after watching it.
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Old April 20th, 2010, 02:39 PM
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It was funny when they were running the high speed dirt road and the FJ40 and SUzuki were shaking and bouncing and the Rover was smooth riding enough for Jeremy to pull out the ipod. THough I wished they did not roll the FJ40 down the hill. That looked like a nic rig once the lift kit was put on.
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Old April 20th, 2010, 03:12 PM
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I sold my RRC, just didn't have time for it, nor did I want to spend the money on it to bring it back. Although its nice to know they are and always will be affordable in case if I change my mind.
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That FJ40 would have slide out or rolled down the hill at the end. way too short and tall. I bet they pushed it because Hammond knew he would die... and he has the most off road experience too!

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I saw it last night too. Best episode to date.
Was cheering the RRC all the way!
I liked it at then end when Jeremy was about to descend down that sand dune and said he would not even try it in a New Range Rover.
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Old April 20th, 2010, 05:26 PM
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it looked like the RRC had an internal SD like roll-bar
anyone notice that?
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it looked like the RRC had an internal SD like roll-bar
anyone notice that?
They put them in all three for the hill descent. The show's not as "real" as they make it out to be. Not that it matters. Top Gear is still awesome.
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how much Julian? Can you find a nice 300 Tdi RRC LWB, '95?
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Great episode. I need a classic.
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In the "Defender spirit" though, the Cruiser looked to be the most fun on the trip. Did you notice it didn't really start screwing up until they rigged it all up. Great episode! Loved the Tampax, condoms, and Viagra
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Great episode. I need a classic.
I've been scouting out 95 RRC's in white. I want one bad!
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