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Stage 6 finish line video indicates "pinched lines" issue with suspension was not completely fixed until night before beginning of the stage.
Did anyone else notice that Emme and Rebecca mentioned that they have the 135kwh pack, not the max pack, in the "Rebelle Rally Electrified Designation" video. I think they had previously mentioned they would have the max pack in an interview prior to the Rebelle Rally, but I guess that isn't the case.

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Did anyone else notice that Emme and Rebecca mentioned that they have the 135kwh pack, not the max pack, in the "Rebelle Rally Electrified Designation" video. I think they had previously mentioned they would have the max pack in an interview prior to the Rebelle Rally, but I guess that isn't the case.

Max wouldn’t have met the rules anyway as thst isn’t yet a production vehicle
 

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Max wouldn’t have met the rules anyway as thst isn’t yet a production vehicle
How did that work last year before the R1T went into production? Was it just for exhibition?
 

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As best I can tell, the last leg didn't go the greatest for team 140: they appear to have ended up dropping a few places to 5th overall.
 

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Did anyone else notice that Emme and Rebecca mentioned that they have the 135kwh pack, not the max pack, in the "Rebelle Rally Electrified Designation" video. I think they had previously mentioned they would have the max pack in an interview prior to the Rebelle Rally, but I guess that isn't the case.

I don't remember ever hearing them say they were going to have a max pack. I do recall them saying they were going to have a "bigger" battery with more range than last year now that they had a production vehicle. Last year they never mentioned specific size or range, but did say at the time it was less than what the "normal" battery was going to be.
 
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Yeah, bummer. They said the weight of the vehicle was a challenge in the dunes. Although the horsepower and torque could help them through, they had to maintain speed to stay up. But, "couldn't find the line" between too fast and sinking. But hey, a stage win and 5th overall is pretty amazing out of 52 teams. Congrats!!

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Yeah, bummer. They said the weight of the vehicle was a challenge in the dunes. Although the horsepower and torque could help them through, they had to maintain speed to stay up. But, "couldn't find the line" between too fast and sinking. But hey, a stage win and 5th overall is pretty amazing out of 52 teams. Congrats!!

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Did they use both their spares? On day 1, I noticed the two spares sticking up from the bed. In this picture, they're nowhere to be found.
 

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I don't know how much dune running I will be doing, but it would be fun to start if given the opportunity
 

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Did they use both their spares? On day 1, I noticed the two spares sticking up from the bed. In this picture, they're nowhere to be found.
I dont think they used any of the spares, but they probably took them off since they knew day 7 was sand only. Less weight for those soft dunes.
 

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I don't remember ever hearing them say they were going to have a max pack. I do recall them saying they were going to have a "bigger" battery with more range than last year now that they had a production vehicle. Last year they never mentioned specific size or range, but did say at the time it was less than what the "normal" battery was going to be.
Emme mentioned that they'd have a max pack in an interview at one point. Zero chance I'll remember which one it was though.
 

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I don't know how much dune running I will be doing, but it would be fun to start if given the opportunity
Really? You read about these two getting stuck in the sand dunes and your takeaway is that you'd really love trying out dune running? :)

I'm not making fun of you. It's just that my takeaway from hearing they got stuck is that I never want to try dune running!
 

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not sure how they thought dune running was going to work out with normal all terrain tires. have you ever noticed that all sand vehicles have unique tires with giant fins on them? that's for a reason.
 
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