Сколько платить за сервис? 357 долларов или 660?

Новый сезон автопутешествий впереди, готовь сани летом, а машину – сейчас. Что же надо сделать? Начинаю смотреть сервисную книжку и считать пробег. Вот что получается:

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Crawling along the Chinese border or the “cold pole” in December. Tien Shan. 2018

“Still, this is the Kyrgyz“ Pole of Cold ”with the lowest temperature in Kyrgyzstan!”

“In 2000 I was there at all gates. The wolves ate a soldier with a horse between outposts. ”

“So, if you stick there in the winter, you will stay there.”

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Sleeper in Mitsubishi Pajero.

Prehistory.
Best for sleeping was my second car, the Mitsubishi Pajero 3.0L GLX 1998 Model. The first row of seats was leaning forward, the second and third were fully horizontal. The result was a large, even and unified space. On this video you can clearly see what the cabin looks like in the “bed” variant.
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Roads of Kazakhstan or a story without a name. 2018.

I do not know how best to call this story. Two thousand kilometers of broken roads? Are we building autobahns too? Death Road along Balkhash? Pajero keeps hitting? All these titles are suitable only for individual parts of the story. It is better to tell everything in order, and then decide for yourself how best to call it. Continue reading “Roads of Kazakhstan or a story without a name. 2018.”

Going over three passes – tears of a leopard, the road to gold and tundra. Tien Shan. 2018.

Honestly, there were more passes, but the rest, despite a decent height, were kind of inexpressive, anonymous, like a cross on a map. In the first three were, almost one after another, almost like steps of a staircase to the sky – Sarymoynok (3126 m), Barskaun (3754 m) and, slightly further, the Suek pass (4021 m). Continue reading “Going over three passes – tears of a leopard, the road to gold and tundra. Tien Shan. 2018.”

We are going to autotravel. Car preparation and equipment.

What to take with you and how to prepare the car for long-distance autotravel? Everyone asks this question when preparing for the trip. A journey of several thousand kilometers along different roads provides for some autonomy and readiness for surprises. You need maximum confidence for your car and enough equipment. Continue reading “We are going to autotravel. Car preparation and equipment.”