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Old June 12th, 2013, 09:40 PM
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Tuks Vehicle Dynamics Group Defender Testing

A friend of mine is currently in South Africa doing vehicle dynamics testing at the University of Praetoria. They are using a Defender 110 as the test platform:

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Old June 12th, 2013, 09:46 PM
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Kind of looks like a Ralph Nader "Unsafe at Any Speed" operation.
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Being partial to bronco II's for some sick reason, I love this. Hence bronco....duecer...
Only rolled it twice in college, never broke a window! Oh yea.
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But those aren't safety outriggers. They have sensors in them!!!

Look at the rats nest of wires behind the drivers seat. Bloody hell.
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