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XII Raid de Inverno (12nd Winter Raid)

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Chevrolet Bonanza
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Envemo Camper
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Engesa

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Land Rover

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Here are some pictures from XII Raid de Inverno (12th Winter Raid), by the Jeep Clube do Brasil (I'm member), on July 14th.

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The Raid was in Campos do Jordão, 183km from São Paulo. It is a "winter point", with lots of events, shows, fondues(?!), business, Jeeps, ATVs, bikes, Porsches, Mercedes, Jaguars, [and certain other attractions] - a beautiful place! Note 2 special vehicles:
1. Envemo Camper: Envemo was an Engesa dealer and a special vehicles/ bodies specialist (fire, police, and others). In the 1990's (early), Envemo built your 4x4 - Camper. The Camper had a fiberglass body ("shaped" from a 2-door Cherokee), Engesa 4 chassis (yes, the same of the EE4/FII) and several options of powetrain (GM 151 or 250, Perkins Diesel, 4x2 or 4x4). Good performance, rare.

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2. Chevrolet Bonanza: This truck is very modified, with MWM 4.2 Turbo Diesel 150hp (from a GM Silverado D-20), transfer case and front axle by Engesa (from a used light truck - Brazilian army version), Grabber MT 33" and Warn XD9000i. The Chevy Bonanza (stock) had a GM 250 engine (or Perkins Diesel N/A engine), only 4x2, etc. The "Black Monster", with 150hp, is very fast and powerful but, there was a rock on the trail... see above.

- Julio Florez [7/'01]

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