Actyon Rainforest
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Competitive Supreme Sdn Bhd recently entered their new Ssangyong Actyon SUT into the Rainforest Challenge Terengganu 2007. The SsangYong Adventure Squad consisted of driver Mr. Francis Khoo and co-driver Encik Mohd Sharul Bahrin, team manager Mr. Stiven Sim, a technical team consisting of Ho Siong Peng, Liau See On, Simon Sim, Chan Meng Wai, Kamal and Ken Chin, and of course a Ssangyong Actyon Sports SUT with some technical upgrading to meet the minimum technical requirements for participating vehicles according to the challenge rules.

Here is a list of technical upgrades:

Chassis

  • 3 inch body-lift
  • Heavy duty coil springs and shock absorbers.
  • Mud terrain tyres – Simex Extreme Centipede – 32″ x 9.5″ x15″

Protection Equipment

  • Custom built front bullbar.
  • Reinforced rear towing points.
  • Heavy duty Side Steps.
  • Rear Deck Roll Bar complete with Hi-lift Jack and spare Tyre-Mount.
  • Front cabin Roll Bar.
  • Racing Seats with 5-point safety harnesses for the driver and co-driver.
  • Removal of rear seats and floor carpet.
  • Large survival box mounted in the rear cabin.

Recovery Equipment

  • Warn Winch – 8274 rear mounted with plasma rope
  • Warn Recovery Set
  • Heavy Duty Ground Anchor

The Actyon SUT completed all the Special Stages successfully before the Elephant Mud-hole and clocked one of the fastest times in the Special Stage 4 during the Prologue Stage.

UPDATE: There was some errors in the blog post before this, it has been corrected!