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    Assalam U Alaikum

    Attention: all experienced four wheel drivers

    Can somebody guide me that whether Pajero mini can cross Deasai planes or Babusar pass.Does it has enough ground clearance.??

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    DEOSAI PLAINS

    Why don't you experiment it brother ?, that way we all would know

    Frankly, I think it will as it has decent enough clearance.
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    i heard its quite good at offroad, so when toyota corollas can go, y wont this machine go!
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    ON petrol and with cautious driving even a Daihatsu Coure can make it. - Trust me. Trust your 4 x 4 driving skills and do not forget to carry a TOW Line just incase.

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    You will not have problem with ground clearance. I have seen corollas from skardu in Deosai
    The major obstacle will be crossing kala pani . a stream with about 2 feet (varies) of water and very high flow. I crossed in my Range Rover and due to high pressure I had to hold my steering inwards to avoid being swept.
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    Regarding Babusar Pass you can cross easily on Pajero Mini. the incline on the KKH side from Chilas is very steep. you need low ratio to climb upwards in some places
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    Yes, better to do it in summer. Now days you will be able to do it but with all that cold hmmmm .. really doubt that you will come back home with the baby.
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    Currently Deosai is closed under tons of snow. you can go there in the summers only
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    @waqasaslam

    Ground clearance is not the issue here....the tide at kalapani would be the challenge as pointed out (very correctly) by oklodhi!!! Climbing with L4 should tackle all the steep inclines but fording at kalapani would require minimal mods like a lift kit/bigger tyres and a decent snorkel on your MINI. For more substance on this, I suggest you watch video clips on the ORAD website. You are bound to get a fair idea of what you might land up with!!! www.orad.org.pk
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    Dear Traveller,
    U are getting excellent advise from PW's.
    I have seen hiace/corolla crossing deosai planes.
    About Kaala Panni u will make it & if somehow u stuck then get prepared for some cold water hand pushing & removing stones.

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    Quote Originally Posted by capsat View Post
    ON petrol and with cautious driving even a Daihatsu Coure can make it. - Trust me. Trust your 4 x 4 driving skills and do not forget to carry a TOW Line just incase.
    4x4 driving skills? Isn't Mini Pajero a simple two wheel drive?
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    Quote Originally Posted by bango View Post
    4x4 driving skills? Isn't Mini Pajero a simple two wheel drive?
    ^^mini pajero has both 4 high and 4 low in it , its a small wonderful machine

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    I am sure Desertdevil ( Asad ) can guide u properly
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    MINI can do the deosai and kala pani.... while crossing kala pani put some extra weight in form of passengers to get traction otherwise mini is light weight and i have seen jimny floating in a still water....

    desertdevil is a experienced rider of mini and can guide you....
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    sorry guys .... i take my words back on kala pani crossing by mini just because she is light weight.... just seen the vdo... weight of mini might not handle the water current and depth of water as well.... think twice before going in....
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    It is a piece of cake for Mini Pajero on Babusar and Deosai, except that deep water crossing which is not deep in late summer. I crossed this all in August 2009 on a Prado and knowing that Mini Pajero(Turbo) having better weight/power ratio can do it easily.
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    crossing will be easy for mini pajero ..but it wont be easy to go through the water bcuz its light weight .. u have to work on the weight thing ...
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    i took a 80's model sj 410 open top 3 years back and i was actually fighting the water flow to retain my line of drive. The same would be applicable to Mini pajero. There is no doubt on the ruggedness and reliability of Mini as we have witnessed that it at many ocassions and wont lag behind in any obstacle, but the weight. The Orad website mentions Bara pani....which is bridged...i couldnt located kala pani videos....

    Kala pani is a small stream and is not this fast. If sj 410 can cross it in August i am sure Mini too can. i would advise a DIY make shift snorkle or a subsitute mechanism, just in case water is deep.

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    I visited deosai last year in July.
    climb from skardu to deosai will be easy,as there isn't any major obsticle on the way.it's just a gradual climb.
    Bara pani has a hanging bridge.and govt. is planning to make a concrete bridge over it.So in either case crossing it would be an issue.
    kala pani, the water flow was quite fast last year and a local told me that a jimny got stuck in it.water level was between 2-2.5 ft as mentioned by oklodhi.

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    Sir g.how r u ??we met at sheaosar lake.Remeber the guy with fishing rods??..,u crossed kala pani in front of me, and didn't seemed that range rover was struggling through it,but i guess ander ka haal tou ap hi jante hein..
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    CAPSAT SAID:"ON petrol and with cautious driving even a Daihatsu Coure can make it. - Trust me. Trust your 4 x 4 driving skills and do not forget to carry a TOW Line just incase."

    How can a coure cross the kala pani stream? I doubt this.
    kala pani stream video link:
    http://orad.org.pk/videos/videosaug2009/Ahsan.wmv

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