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    Brutal cardan breakage when driving at 135 km/h
    on: Oct 03, 2022, 08.43 pm
    Oct 03, 2022, 08.43 pm
    Brutal cardan breakage when driving at 135 km/h.

    Here you can see the state of how the gimbal has been...











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    Re: Brutal cardan breakage when driving at 135 km/h
    Reply #1 on: Oct 04, 2022, 02.52 am
    Oct 04, 2022, 02.52 am
     :005:  Ouch!
    How many KM on the odometer?  might have to check the manual for a maintenance schedule on that.

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    Re: Brutal cardan breakage when driving at 135 km/h
    Reply #2 on: Oct 04, 2022, 12.52 pm
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    That's incredible damage - yikes!
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    Re: Brutal cardan breakage when driving at 135 km/h
    Reply #3 on: Oct 04, 2022, 01.17 pm
    Oct 04, 2022, 01.17 pm
    I'd be really interested to know what caused it....
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    Re: Brutal cardan breakage when driving at 135 km/h
    Reply #4 on: Oct 04, 2022, 03.39 pm
    Oct 04, 2022, 03.39 pm
    This is definitely worth keeping up with, but it's the very first time I've heard of this particular failure on the forum.  There have been others, but not the drive shaft universal joint breaking.  The driveline failures on the Trophy seem to be rare occurrences.  Doesn't comfort those that have had them though.
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    Re: Brutal cardan breakage when driving at 135 km/h
    Reply #5 on: Oct 04, 2022, 07.36 pm
    Oct 04, 2022, 07.36 pm
    Digital, I hope you are OK!
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    Re: Brutal cardan breakage when driving at 135 km/h
    Reply #6 on: Oct 04, 2022, 07.47 pm
    Oct 04, 2022, 07.47 pm
    Now I will look for photos and explain the cause that has produced this disaster.
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    Re: Brutal cardan breakage when driving at 135 km/h
    Reply #7 on: Oct 04, 2022, 07.51 pm
    Oct 04, 2022, 07.51 pm
    *Originally Posted by TriumphTwo [+]
    Digital, I hope you are OK!

    Thank you, I'm fine, we were in the second lane when this disaster occurred and when we were traveling at 135 km/h and we began to go down a very long descent, you helped me quickly grab the clutch and move to the right lane and park on the shoulder , call the crane and a taxi to take us home.
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