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Cape York - 2006

Injured/lost/ broken  - people/things/vehicles

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  • Helen – burnt arm cooking fish
  • Benny – ripped off toe nail
  • Sanders – forgot tent poles
  • Bennett’s – Mouldy tent
  • Gunderson’s – fridge problems actually batteries not keeping up on two night stops (down to 8v!)
  • Gunderson’s – Auto – loose solenoid connector
  • Sanders – Water pump problems
  • Sanders – Flat tyre became a replaced MTR with cut to the sidewall
  • Gunderson – Water pump problem pulled apart no prob found rebuilt worked fine
  • Steve G – burnt head
  • Rutter – Fridge problems (Waeco set to medium, would shutdown under 13V (ie whenever car was turned off) - set fridge to low - no further problems
  • Sanders – windscreen
  • Everett – windscreen
  • Rene – left a pair of thongs at the river near Laura, found one on her return 2 weeks later
  • Jo – Gravel rash from a stack
  • Bennett – windscreen
  • Bennett – fuse replaced
  • Everett – loose sway bar
  • Everett – scratch from oncoming vehicle coming out of Roaring Meg
  • Sanders - rubbed front corner of bullbar going down Gunshot
  • Everett – One bilstein shock
  • Ivan – one lost tyre guage (found when back home)
  • Steve G – Sunnies lost under the car at Moreton Telegraph Station
  • Steve G – Watch lost in Fruit Bat Falls
  • Gunderson – Maggots in a drawer
  • Gunderson – snatch off the beach
  • Rutter – attempted snatch and then push on the exit of a river crossing
  • Ian – cuts in side wall of MTR
  • Rutter – broken sway bar link
  • Bennett – had to pull a fuse to stop the rear wiper from going (fixed itself after driving over more corrugations)
  • Sanders – Blown front diff
  • Gunderson – GPS receiver not working, small operation and fine for the remainder of trip
  • Rutter – flattened exhaust
  • Rutter – blown fuse to engine management system – recurring problem
  • Bennett - broken headlight protector
  • Sanders - stone chip (and associated starburst pattern ;-) in headlight protector
  • Sanders - front number plate concave after Gunshot
  • Bennett - rear wheel carrier came loose
If we had been running a Sergeant-at-Arms, he would have made a fortune!!




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