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Another Patrol Milestone Coming Up In 2012

Post by Gerrit Loubser » 29 Sep 2011 14:33

A Nissan G60 Patrol became the first vehicle to successfully cross the Simpson Desert in September 1962. Nissan plans to celebrate the 50th anniversary of this feat by re-enacting it using an identical G60 Patrol. Read all about it HERE. By the way, an Aussie based, Land Cruiser driving friend informed me about the link above.
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Post by Grant » 29 Sep 2011 14:59

:thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup:

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Re: Another Patrol Milestone Coming Up In 2012

Post by Jules » 29 Sep 2011 15:15

Gerrit moet die 50th anniversary nie lees 60th anniversary nie ? anders het ons die afgelope naweek in n time capsule vorentoe beweeg.

Mind you I was going so smoothly in my GQ towards 3 Provinces it was if I was travelling quicker than the speed of light

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Post by Gerrit Loubser » 29 Sep 2011 15:19

Nee Jules, dit is ter viering van die eerste suksesvolle deurkruising van die Simpson-woestyn in Australië met 'n motorvoertuig. Dit het in 1962 gebeur toe die Patrollie darem al 11 jaar oud was :wink: .
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Re: Another Patrol Milestone Coming Up In 2012

Post by davidvdm » 04 Jun 2015 10:22

I was about to start a new thread when I found this video, then calmed my excitement, and first did a search, and found this thread.

Here is the follow up to this story, but they had to take it one further. Not only did they celebrate the feat, 1) The kids went and did again, 2) 50 years later, 3) In the same Patrol.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WxInoYP_p7c
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Re: Another Patrol Milestone Coming Up In 2012

Post by IanT » 04 Jun 2015 12:22

Go Patrol!!! :thumbup: :thumbup: :salute: :salute:

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Re: Another Patrol Milestone Coming Up In 2012

Post by Michael » 06 Jun 2015 07:50

Very cool!
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