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Dryest adventure in the world, The Atacama Raid

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Old 12-08-2009, 08:46 PM
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Hi friends, every summer; Chilean 4x4 lovers visit the Atacama desert to enjoy driving by the sand dunes of the driest desert in the world (without rainfalls for more than 80 years).

More than 500 vehicles arrives to the city of Copiapo (it's a world guinnes record) the second part of january to be part of this four day trip. This is not a race.
And this year it will be my first time (afther 8 years participating) as a driver, of course I'll go in my 93 K5.

To explain you beter, here its a video... the first minutes are from sponsors, so just jump to the action.

Hope you enjoy it!!!



http://vimeo.com/8047379
 
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wasn't there but i DID find

http://www.metacafe.com/watch/125493/raid_atacama/

just watching this put my adrenalind into OD

I SEE CHEVYS THERE!!! AND BLAZERS LMAO...awesome!!
 

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Originally Posted by MuddBunny84 View Post
wasn't there but i DID find

http://www.metacafe.com/watch/125493/raid_atacama/

just watching this put my adrenalind into OD

I SEE CHEVYS THERE!!! AND BLAZERS LMAO...awesome!!

Yes, Im sorry but last nigth they moved to
http://www.raid-atacama.cl/videos.html

And if you wanna see some pics

http://good-times.webshots.com/album...ost=good-times

http://sports.webshots.com/album/569...x?vhost=sports

Rick Pewe coverage for 2009

http://www.4wheeloffroad.com/eventco...ing/index.html

And FOURWHEELER mag coverage

http://www.fourwheeler.com/eventcove...aid/index.html
 
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Looks like one hell of a time!
 
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That is Sick! Looks like fun.
 
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yeah, but that sand has got to be worse on your truck than any sludge filled puddle ever would. but you're right cbr, it does look like fun though.
 
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I would buy the best air filter on the market before running in this lol
 
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LOL... I'd use a vacuum bag as an air filter I think.
 
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I've made it!!!

Me and my Blazer went to the desert and back... with some problems but rolling, here some photos



Two generations












and a couple of videos made by another participant

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SyF3JCsHefw

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LI5K6bf9nCM
 

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Originally Posted by mikeknuckey View Post
I've made it!!!

Me and my Blazer went to the desert and back... with some problems but rolling, here some photos



Two generations











nice pic of the 2 tone blue K5.

nice ariel shot of the crowd.

WHAT THE HELL IS THAT?!? is that a field mouse running across a dune? (i'm being a smartass of course)
 

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