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Old 12-01-10, 23:44
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Rick Cove
 
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I don't know of anyone in OZ who has made up a freewheel conversion for a CMP. We travel some long miles in our large country, and the usual conversion is to just undo the 8 bolts and drop out the front tailshaft.

Brian Asbury's Scoutcar is a M3A1 White Scoutcar like mine, and I drive mine with the REAR tailshaft out, not the front one. This makes it drive like a Mini. Front wheel drive helps to pull it around the corners. Rear wheel drive creates a lot of oversteer. It is also a lot lighter on the steering that way.
I might add that the White Scoutcar has a permanent 4wheel drive set-up with no front axle declutch.

We have travelled more than 100,000km in the White since 1986 when I first put it on the road. This may make it the most used White Scoutcar ever built.
Regards Rick.
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