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Old 10-03-2019, 05:22 PM
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Wife snapped this pic in traffic a few blocks from the house. Good to know I have like minded neighbors.



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The Ferret is an armoured 4X4 vehicle designed for road and cross-country use. The primary role of the Ferret was reconnaissance. Over 4400 Ferrets were manufactured by Daimler LTD, UK, between 1952 to 1971. There are 16 variants of the Ferret that were produced. The different variants, indicated by the Mark number assigned, differed in many ways. The vehicle is of an all welded steel construction. Power is provided by a Rolls Royce B60 series in-line 6 cylinder petrol engine. The suspension is fully independent with a coil spring and hydraulic damper at each wheel. The brakes are hydraulic.

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Engine: Rolls Royce B60 six cylinder petrol engine
Transmission: preselect 5 speed
Top Speed: 58 mph
Weight (empty): 7722 lbs
Height: 4 ft 9 in
Length: 12 ft 7 in
Width: 6 ft 3 in
Electrical System: 24 volt (2-12 volt batteries)
Tires: 9.00 X 16 Run Flat
Was taken back by the age, looks pretty modern in the pic. I will keep an eye out for this guy around town.
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Under new Texas law, that vehicle can be registered and driven on the roadway.

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Awesome. I see a few crazy contraptions driving around but nothing that looks like a personal tank. I think they outlawed dune buggies like the Manx a few years back so sort of surprising.
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I want one.
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Awesome. I see a few crazy contraptions driving around but nothing that looks like a personal tank. I think they outlawed dune buggies like the Manx a few years back so sort of surprising.
Yeah, as I understand it Texas has more restrictive vehicle laws than most states. People seem to talk about that often on the dune buggy forums.
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