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by David M
11 Jul 2019 09:40
Forum: 08. Your Patrol
Topic: "The Firetruck"
Replies: 53
Views: 13236

Re: "The Firetruck"

And then the 45 mm wheel spacers to bring the back wheels in line with the front ones.
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These are available from Steven Spaans on the forum.
by David M
11 Jul 2019 09:37
Forum: 08. Your Patrol
Topic: "The Firetruck"
Replies: 53
Views: 13236

Re: "The Firetruck"

Old interior
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And the new
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Of course still have a long way to go with new door panels, concert hall sound system, upgrade Madman to EMS3, boost gauge, double din head unit etc etc
by David M
11 Jul 2019 09:31
Forum: 08. Your Patrol
Topic: "The Firetruck"
Replies: 53
Views: 13236

Re: "The Firetruck"

SJC wrote:
10 Jul 2019 22:53
So do you still got "firetruck"?
Very much so and it's now my daily drive. Will post some of the upgrades below.
by David M
03 Jul 2019 07:43
Forum: 26. Techniques
Topic: Stuck!!
Replies: 24
Views: 9811

Re: Stuck!!

Was merrily slowly cruising along the top of a narrow dune at AD with FAC when the edge collapsed and I dropped sideways - it doesn't look as bad as it actually was, I was going to try drive down the dune with steering full lock to left but the guys said if the back slips any more before I get mome...
by David M
02 Jul 2019 15:42
Forum: 38. Vehicles Accessories For Sale/Swap
Topic: Nitrogen adjustable lift kits
Replies: 5
Views: 636

Re: Nitrogen adjustable lift kits

Jorrie wrote:
02 Jul 2019 12:16
Anybody with any experience with these kits?
They where on Eben's 4.8 Turbo at last year's Dune Trip so I would think he has been testing them for a while before offering them.
by David M
02 Jul 2019 15:38
Forum: 35. About your Business
Topic: New Powermax tyres
Replies: 39
Views: 4311

Re: New Powermax tyres

So ever since fitting the M/T's I have had a bit of a shudder on the steering wheel between 90 and 100 km/h. Tried to sort out by balancing at 3 different places, removing wheel spacers, replacing some worn front suspension bushes etc but no joy. Eventually worked out that 2 of the tyres where not ...
by David M
02 Jul 2019 15:35
Forum: 35. About your Business
Topic: New Powermax tyres
Replies: 39
Views: 4311

Re: New Powermax tyres

hugejp wrote:
02 Jul 2019 14:02
That is very good service.

Who did you speak to & deal with?
Kevin
by David M
02 Jul 2019 13:46
Forum: 35. About your Business
Topic: New Powermax tyres
Replies: 39
Views: 4311

Re: New Powermax tyres

So ever since fitting the M/T's I have had a bit of a shudder on the steering wheel between 90 and 100 km/h. Tried to sort out by balancing at 3 different places, removing wheel spacers, replacing some worn front suspension bushes etc but no joy. Eventually worked out that 2 of the tyres where not e...
by David M
26 Jun 2019 17:22
Forum: 13. Electrical & Electronics
Topic: Window lift motor
Replies: 21
Views: 1393

Re: Window lift motor

Those don't often break but the switch does which makes the window go slow or stop completely. Check as you may just need the switch.
by David M
16 Jun 2019 17:57
Forum: 08. Your Patrol
Topic: My 4.5 GU officially a 4.2 Diesel now
Replies: 60
Views: 3956

Re: My 4.5 GU officially a 4.2 Diesel now

4.5km per lieter maak almal dood .....dit is net noe meer viable om so te probeer ry nie. Erens het iemand gesè dat die 4.5 die beste overlander is ....ek glo glad nie dat dit waar is nie maar dis my opienie 4.2td gee 400nm en 100kw op agter wiele nadat sojo hom onder hande gehad het 4.5 doen helfd...

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