Tanami Desert Road

To: Alistair McKeough <>, Gregory Little <>
Subject: Tanami Desert Road
From: Alex Hunter <>
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2008 16:17:40 +1100
Clearance may be like Landcruiser but the angle of approach and departure is 
where you come unstuck (or stuck).

Alex.> Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2008 15:12:30 +1100> From: 
> To: > Subject: Re: 
[Birding-Aus] Tanami Desert Road> CC: > > Greg - some 
general comments without specific road knowledge.> > Is it a manual Forrester 
with low range? If so, you should be fine. The low> range is, I think, a 47% 
reduction in ratio which, while not "full 4WD low> range", means you at least 
have something in reserve if it gets rough.> > As far as clearance goes , 
although it doesn't have the elevated ride> position of the "soccer Mum" cars 
(X-trail, CRV, Kluger, RAV4 etc) it> actually has more ground clearance at 
200mm - only 25mm less than a> Landcruiser.> > Alistair> > > > > > On 
22/01/2008, Gregory Little <> wrote:> >> > Gooday birders> 
>> > Can anyone out there tell me if it is possible and safe (or suicide) to> > 
drive a Subaru Forester along the full length of the Tanami Desert Road.> > My 
next RFI may be for Princess Parrot info so then you will see where> > this and 
the swag info is going.> >> > Greg Little> >> > Greg Little - Principal 
Consultant> > General Flora and Fauna> > PO Box 526> > Wallsend, NSW, 2287, 
Australia> > Ph 02 49 556609> > Fx 02 49 556671> > HYPERLINK 
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