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by Peter Connan
25 Mar 2019 19:23
Forum: 18. Vehicle Accessories
Topic: Rock slider concept
Replies: 11
Views: 147

Re: Rock slider concept

No idea JP.

Sure it wouldn't be too difficult to fabricate. Problem is they do hang under the sill, so on a lowish car they would be vulnerable, but on something as high as David's, I doubt they would ever touch.

Will put my thinking cap on...
by Peter Connan
25 Mar 2019 16:02
Forum: 18. Vehicle Accessories
Topic: Rock slider concept
Replies: 11
Views: 147

Re: Rock slider concept

I think your next mod should be a hatch in the floor, so that you can get in and out from the bottom like a monster truck...

HAve you looked at the folding steps from the old series landies?
by Peter Connan
25 Mar 2019 14:54
Forum: 18. Vehicle Accessories
Topic: Rock slider concept
Replies: 11
Views: 147

Re: Rock slider concept

Looking at 5mm David.

And it DOES get used on tough trials. But it is also an overlander, where weight (for me anyway) becomes a huge issue.
by Peter Connan
24 Mar 2019 11:12
Forum: 28. Introduce Yourself
Topic: Introduction: Rob Onematch
Replies: 17
Views: 118

Re: Introduction: Rob Onematch

Welcome Rob

What type of photography do you do?
by Peter Connan
24 Mar 2019 06:34
Forum: 33. Happy Birthday!!!
Topic: Happy birthday DawidT
Replies: 10
Views: 49

Happy birthday DawidT

Baie geluk!
by Peter Connan
23 Mar 2019 16:39
Forum: 12. Suspension, Steering & Brakes
Topic: My guilty secret
Replies: 59
Views: 12072

Re: My guilty secret

Martin, I only had the front shocks done, but would like a set of longer shocks on the rear as well one day. They will of course be different.

As for cost, sorry. Let's just say they quoted me R6k for the two.
by Peter Connan
23 Mar 2019 08:51
Forum: 18. Vehicle Accessories
Topic: Water hose
Replies: 2
Views: 67

Water hose

Can anybody tell me where in SA to source the hose shown at 6 minutes 45 seconds in this video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4IU3Btb4nMY&t=151s
by Peter Connan
22 Mar 2019 19:24
Forum: 18. Vehicle Accessories
Topic: Rock slider concept
Replies: 11
Views: 147

Re: Rock slider concept

Unfortunately not yet Sweetlips.
by Peter Connan
22 Mar 2019 16:54
Forum: 18. Vehicle Accessories
Topic: Rock slider concept
Replies: 11
Views: 147

Rock slider concept

Often I get ideas in the middle of the night. The problem is I never knew which are the good ones and which are the bad ones. Some of you know that the concept behind my rock-sliders is to feed (and spread) the loads directly into the whole sill area, instead of passing them to the chassis the way m...
by Peter Connan
22 Mar 2019 16:13
Forum: 08. Your Patrol
Topic: Me and bad habits!
Replies: 12
Views: 187

Re: Me and bad habits!

Yes, the donor engine is a Silvertop and Tinus organised me a second-hand hair drier and manifold for a great price. The setup will be the standard turbo and manifold from the final run of 4.2 pickups on a re-built Silvertop from a GQ, using the original pistons and rings but probably new sleeves an...

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