Tell us about Tonka.

Land Rover AFRICA Magazine - - LIGHTBOX | PICTURE OF THE MONTH -

Our shorty Tonka was built in 1984. It has had its is­sues over the years, but only ever ac­tu­ally stopped mov­ing once, be­cause of a bro­ken clutch. We were in the wilds of Hwange Na­tional Park in Zim­babwe when things were very grim in the coun­try. We found the camp me­chanic, and I drove with him to an aban­doned brew­ery. There, in­side the brew­ery, ly­ing in pieces, was an en­tire Se­ries III diesel Landy. We rum­maged among the spi­der webs and dust and found a clutch OK@ SD, VGHBG GD @ MC GHR @ OOQDMSHBD fiSSDC HM about two hours. Also, we were chased by a black rhino once in that truck at speeds of up to 40 km/ h. I

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from Egypt

© PressReader. All rights reserved.