Hello! Finally I found the time to write the story of my haul Forika from St. Petersburg to Krasnoyarsk. How did the idea of buying a car - in the previous entry
After the purchase and first. little something to send to her sister. On the evening of the plans was to make the route from St. Petersburg to Krasnoyarsk. Several times traveled along the southern route from Moscow to Samara and from Samara to Krasnoyarsk and back, Peter was also the first time and the closest friend of the road on which I've to go, was three thousand - at the fork Berdyuzhe-Ishim. After leaving the ring road, he drew attention to a slight vibration at 90-110. He attributed to the imbalance of wheels, but embarrassed that vibration appeared only under load. As soon release the beadle gas - vibration disappeared. It manifests itself in different ways - from a small shaking, to very noticeable turbulence. After balancing my fears were justified, the reason was not in the wheels. As it turned out, there was a backlash of left internal SHRUS, it vibrates. But time searching for parts and repairs is not left, and on Sunday evening to find something at a reasonable price in a strange place task was hopeless. I call a friend Andrei, consulted and decided to go as it is, as far as possible to avoid prolonged movement in the range of 90-110 km / h and continuously monitoring the gap (good access to the drive is very easy from the engine compartment).
Early in the morning on August 29 he started off. I planned for the first day of travel 1.5 thousand and connections to Kirov. In the first hours of not mastered complex cruise control. On busy road I used it is not often, but at a low load option is simply irreplaceable. As previously lived without it - it is not clear))). Vologda and Kostroma region remembered the beautiful scenery, lots of destroyed churches, hares bombers, seeking to cater to the wheels and their counterparts on the sidelines, which is managed as well as an abundance of mobile video fixation means (subsequently all fines for a total of 2000 r. Came it is with the Vologda region).
Reaching Kirov hours in 17, the forces were still abound, and I decided to go further. Apparently emotional state, Red Bull and coffee did their job. In spite of the dusk, not sleepy at all. In virtually empty the night I went on the road to travel in the direction of Perm.
In Perm drove in the morning. I decided to spend the night in a hotel, have lunch and go on. Passed almost two thousand per day and, with the advent of the day, I felt tired. Specially chosen had neither the time nor the energy, found less suitable option for the price and they sat down. I regretted after half an hour - the local residents just started working day and audibility was so like walls and doors was not quite. Several times fell asleep, but woke up from the slamming of doors, the ringing of the neighing of what that aunt may maid. Deep I could not sleep, may also prevent overdose RedBulom. In short regretted not having stopped somewhere in the Kirov night. Five hours of "rest", got dropped in the shower - again a surprise from a budget hotel - hot water over. Had Spartan wash cold shower. The weather turned bad. Perm I met drizzle and overcast skies. City in the center, probably because of the weather and because of fatigue, seemed drab and a bit shabby (forgive me, dear Permians). Whip had lunch at the cafe nearby, checked if everything is OK with the left drive (play not amplified), checked the oil level (2000 km level did not change after the replacement, which is very pleasing) and went on.
I Went to Yekaterinburg for a long time. A lot of the repaired sections of roads with traffic lights, crossing the Ural Mountains were difficulties with strings of trucks. The weather turned bad at all. The rain did not cease to drizzle all the way to Ekaterinburg. Pass the fourth most populous city in Russia in the evening, and at the exit of the bypass was not sickly in a traffic jam. I lost hour and a half.
Around midnight on August 31 called in Tyumen. I decided to ride the city at night and have dinner. By closing the most visited Brooklyn very cool bar, with excellent burgers and wonderful coffee.
Leaving from Tyumen, I drove another 50-60 kilometers and stopped for the night in a motel in road hoping to take a hot shower and sleep in a comfortable bed. At this time had more luck - the water in the shower was warm, comfortable bed and silence in the corridor. Fatigue turned off me completely, and until late morning sleep without dreams. Waking breakfast, I inspected the car - all OK - move on. The plan was to get to Novosib. From Tyumen to Ishim very common areas with road works. At traffic lights had to stand sometimes for a long time. By the afternoon I went to the familiar road which has repeatedly traveled from Samara to Krasnoyarsk. Flashed familiar landscapes, the names of villages, roadside cafes, gas stations. The feeling that the house is closer significantly improves mood and ride was fun. For lunch, I stop at Abatskii. By tradition, not just stop at the local dumplings. Therefore Prepare delicious homemade and not expensive!
Almost to the Novosibirsk road runs across the plain, to go on a cruise very comfortably. We stopped in Novosibirsk on September 1 at night. Originally I wanted to spend the night here, but last night very well rested and decided to hang on to Kemerovo. Kemerovo traveled early in the morning. This road izezzhena me up and down. I decided to drive without stopping to Krasnoyarsk. A couple of times the same stop, had to refuel and have a coffee, and now drove Achinsk.
After a couple of hours driven in Krasnoyarsk, I drove up to the porch, silently thanked Forika for what did not disappoint in the way, stood up and fell to sleep twelve hours.
that's how I spent my first trip to Forester. Days that are forever etched in my memory. Initially, the whole thing seemed a little too adventurous, and even have been thought to abandon the idea and continue to search for a car in Krasnoyarsk. But the thirst for adventure won and I became the owner of a wonderful car, and also got a lot of impressions from this journey through half of Russia. In sum, it was passed about five thousand kilometers. Over this distance the oil level remains visually unchanged. Consumption is not timed. On the whole stage it took about 20 tr. including meals, coffee breaks and overnight
And lastly, my second is already driving experience:.
Overall ¬¬¬¬- machine is very pleased. Really liked the control. At a speed of 140-150 (not quickly tried) it holds the road very confident. In turns virtually no heel. Despite the fact that the engine and kopeck piece on the power of the machine is sufficient. When overtaking is accelerating quite well, even on the rise in the hill. This has a very good potential on the road. On the route a couple of times went to the asphalt on gravel road, go through it comfortably. The seats are comfortable, the back is never numb (compared to FF3 go - sitting for my height of 190 extremely comfortable). Well, the cruise control on the road is very helpful, it is not difficult to use and even interesting. Luc is also a very nice option. Day adds light, starry night - romance). From what we would like to correct - it is primarily the brakes. And perhaps is all for today ... Well, then we'll see!