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One of the guys on the Thing forum was saying that his Defender was the far superior off-road machine. Perhaps he was right?


Thing-A-Thon Footage

Darn. I couldn't get it to embed in the page. Maybe someone else can do it for me.

Thanks, and enjoy!


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So the trailing arm broke, I thought the pivot bolt came out at the beginning. How far did you guys have to tow it?


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what a fun day this was!! cool video Jeff Cool


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We were only able to tow it about 150 yards. Get this: We broke down in the middle of the desert, but were only about eight miles from a VW junkyard! One of our guys found the owner, and he sold us a bug trailing arm and another guy had a Type 4 CV. We replaced it all right there in the dirt. It was great teamwork, and lots of laughs (as you can tell from the video).


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Looks like the makings of a trophy for the next person who brakes the biggest part Smile and I sure am glad I have boxed in arms.


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Thank God for the VW junkyard/mechanic! he sold me a used tie rod to get my bug on and off the trailer


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I would have had you covered if you broke down while we were still with the main group! That's a 10 minute fix and I had a sleeve on board we could have used to strengthen it and make it better than stock!

Total bummer.


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