Australia – Simpson Desert Crossing (Statistics)

1st Day (Birdsville to QAA Line)
  • 9.4gal
  • 71.8mi
  • added 1 Jerry can (5.2 gal)
  • 7.5mpg tank
  • 7.5mpg day
  • Max shock temp 140ºF
2nd Day (QAA Line to K1 Line)
  • 17.7gal
  • 128.4-71.8mi
  • added 1 Jerry (5.2 gal)
  • 7.2mpg tank
  • 6.7mpg day
  • Max shock temp 153ºF
3rd Day (K1 Line to near Lone Gum Tree on the Rig Road)
  • 33.0gal
  • 259.6mi – 128.4mi
  • added two Jerry cans (10.5 gal)
  • 7.7mpg tank
  • 8.4mpg day
4th Day (Lone Gum Tree to near George’s Corner on Rig Road)
  • 40.5gal
  • 319.3mi – 259.6mi
  • added no Jerry cans
  • 7.8mpg tank
  • 7.9mpg day
5th Day (Georges Corner to Dalhousie Springs via the French Line)
  • 50.8gal
  • 410.2mi – 319.3mi
  • added no Jerry cans
  • 8.0mpg tank
  • 8.8mpg day
6th Day (Dalhousie Springs to Kulgera Roadhouse)
  • 69.4 gal
  • 612.2 mi – 410.2mi
  • added no Jerry cans
  • 8.8mpg tank
Equipment issues:
  • Coffee grinder jar broken
  • Headlamp wire broken – fixed
  • HAM GPS malfunction
  • Ryan broke LWP’s sunglasses on her face
  • Side view mirror shattered due to a log jumping out of nowhere
  • Battery tie down – fixed
  • Pants pockets ripped – fixed
  • Tire Carrier bolt – fixed

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