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by CarloG
02 Feb 2020 16:21
Forum: 08a. Your Patrol
Topic: Gull Wings for 4.8GRX - Big Country 4x4
Replies: 2
Views: 1491

Re: Gull Wings for 4.8GRX - Big Country 4x4

It was these guys. Was a custom fit for the Patrol. Has that installed in 2013 and it still looks new and hasnt moved once millimeter.
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by CarloG
02 Feb 2020 15:04
Forum: 08a. Your Patrol
Topic: Gull Wings for 4.8GRX - Big Country 4x4
Replies: 2
Views: 1491

Gull Wings for 4.8GRX - Big Country 4x4

In Nov 2018 I had gullwings installed in my 4.8GRX. You can import them from Oz but they dont seem to do the LHS window as that is where the aircon ducts are in the GRX model. Spoke to to Richard at Big Country 4x4 and he agreed to do a prototype for me. It did involve some fine tuning after the fac...
by CarloG
05 May 2019 09:58
Forum: 38. Vehicles Accessories For Sale/Swap
Topic: Winch Plasma/Synthetic rope - **NEW** - R2300
Replies: 3
Views: 2255

Re: Winch Plasma/Synthetic rope - **NEW** - R2300

BUMP - used mine in December on a 6 week Botswana trip and it worked a bomb.

Here is the link to the original ad. You can't import it for cheaper.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B078N ... UTF8&psc=1
by CarloG
11 Sep 2018 07:23
Forum: 10. Drivetrain
Topic: ARB Compressor
Replies: 8
Views: 3110

Re: ARB Compressor

For interest ... Connected a standard ARB orange extension hose and ran it under the car WhatsApp Image 2018-09-11 at 07.15.02.jpeg So that it exited at the tow hitch. used a simple door stop as a cover WhatsApp Image 2018-09-11 at 07.15.02 (1).jpeg Internal switches WhatsApp Image 2018-09-11 at 07....
by CarloG
10 Sep 2018 20:34
Forum: 09. Engines
Topic: 4.8L Performance upgrade options
Replies: 97
Views: 23087

Re: 4.8L Performance upgrade options

FUEL CONSUMPTION UPDATE As promised here are some fuel consumption figures pre- the upgrade and post. (recall that i changed the manifolds - ceramic coated - installed a free flow exhaust and had a unichip installed) Filter is still standard although a k&n is going in this week. ( :naughty: we've h...
by CarloG
10 Sep 2018 20:10
Forum: 10. Drivetrain
Topic: ARB Compressor
Replies: 8
Views: 3110

Re: ARB Compressor

I have an ARB front locker with the compressor mounted in the engine bay. Two switches mounted under the 12V cig plugs under the aircon dials. One for compressor and one for locker. Just like Kagiso - switch pump on, 5 sec, switch locker on. It switches off almost immediately (compared to the back a...
by CarloG
07 Sep 2018 14:19
Forum: 38. Vehicles Accessories For Sale/Swap
Topic: 30L Ozzie Water Bladder for Sale
Replies: 3
Views: 2017

Re: 30L Ozzie Water Bladder for Sale

Even better if you make me an offer :blonde:
by CarloG
06 Sep 2018 17:03
Forum: 38. Vehicles Accessories For Sale/Swap
Topic: 30L Ozzie Water Bladder for Sale
Replies: 3
Views: 2017

30L Ozzie Water Bladder for Sale

Hi chaps - i bought this water bladder from Australia and got ready to install it today only to discover that it will not fit the GRX as it has the aircon unit in the rear left of the boot. Its a 30L bladder that hangs inside the rear left panelling so its really just unused space. I paid $240 dolla...
by CarloG
28 Aug 2018 20:37
Forum: 29. Events
Topic: 26-28 October 2018: Baboons Pass
Replies: 17
Views: 5730

Re: Baboons Pass 2018

Attendees: 1) Alex Roux 2) Tijmen snr 3) Tijmen jnr 4) Carlo Gonzaga (CarloG) 5) Kkarld Danneberg 6) .... Ons gaan net nog moet dink oor die datums Die huidige voorgestelde datum is net mooi een week na die duine trip. Ons mag dalk wil skuif na begin September of einde Oktober. Maar laat weet asb w...

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