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  • I am from
    EBOR NSW
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    Tyre Store Manager

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13. Feb 2018 - 01:16

Great stuff, it's nice to be rewarded with gears and have something to aim for. So much good stuff happening here.


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26. Sep 2017 - 10:53

That sucks mate, rekon you'll get a hilux again one day?


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21. Sep 2017 - 08:32

pictures arn't showing but to destroy two gearboxes in quick succesion is ridiculous. The only thing that could damage the box that badly would be prolonged use of the wrong gear which isn't likely. I would say these reco boxes have been rebuit with the wrong tolerances or incorrect tourqe applied to fastners. Hiluxes arn't known for weak gearboxes, i think they are ripping you off to tbh. Hard to prove though, i wouldn't be using that supplier ever again for anything.


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20. Sep 2017 - 11:17

seems like bs to me. Both gearboxes from the same supplier? 30" muddies so what 30x9.50R15's? thats a tiny tyre and should cause no strain at all.


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17. Aug 2017 - 09:49

Great stuff, it's nice to be rewarded with gears and have something to aim for. So much good stuff happening here.


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17. Aug 2017 - 09:39

You have been working hard 1mak so many goodies   


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8. Aug 2017 - 10:43

that's awesome.  Love bushcraft i wanna give it a go.


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8. Aug 2017 - 09:38

i like the brighter colours orange, yellow, red   funny thing is though i proberly wouldnt like them colours on any other vehicle.


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8. Aug 2017 - 09:33
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8. Aug 2017 - 09:30

i would be getting the auto done, they need servicing just as much as ever. they are basically the same as older units and you dont want the valve body etc getting restricted with muck or abrasion happening due to contaminates. By gearbox do you mean transfer? If so they are a bit more resistant to wear and tear but should be a fairly straight forward drain and refill scenario, though i have little experience with jeeps.


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8. Aug 2017 - 09:18

Hi CJ and welcome! Your colorado is that the newest shape or the one before? Whats the first mod you have planned? 


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8. Aug 2017 - 09:12

so i jumped in and done the cut and followed the valley  along the lower most part where the bumper flares down. Whilst there i had the nudge bar blasted and powder coated black.

I purchased a new 14" light bar from gemtek lighting $60 cheap but has genuine phillips lumileds puts out as much light as the cheap no name 22" i had previously. I mounted it to the bar itself freeing up the spot light tabs.  I used one tab for my uhf aerial the other i may use for a second aerial or a sand flag when needed.

Overall pretty happy and no more tyre scrubbing which is great.


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15. Jun 2017 - 09:00

OK, i have an idea but i will research it a bit first see how much effort will be needed to make it work.


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15. Jun 2017 - 08:58

Cool i will have a look at some LED bulbs the yellow light makes the vehicle feel ancient at night compared to my work ute.


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15. Jun 2017 - 08:57

The biggest pain was during the replacement the outer CV separated from the shaft ( I did the inner), i didn't realise until i was backing out the shed when i heard some solid clicking. Pulled the shaft out again and had to file between the splines to get the joint back on the shaft (that sucked big time). 

The o'rings are in and the motor degreased and no signs of leaks yet. I think it is about time i did the valve cover gaskets and spark plug tube seals as well, so they are now on the to-do list as i think they may be contributing to the leak but wont know for sure until i do a few more k's.


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15. Jun 2017 - 08:48

I always thought one horn was enough, i was mistaken  


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13. Jun 2017 - 20:31

Nice lights!

Got my CV Boot done and while i was at it a new set of front pads. Today will see my o'rings for the rear cams so i will finally have the oil leak fixed  


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10. Jun 2017 - 08:54

gotta do a front inner CV boot this weekend for inspection, also need to modify my front bumper to stop some scrubbing. I will update once I complete the work lol.


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7. Jun 2017 - 12:48

Near stock diesels generally 10-12k , 3.8 petrol around the same maybe a bit cheaper and the 3.5 i have seen anywhere between 5 & 10k i paid 10k for my 3.5 stock early 2016 from a dealer. Quite cheap if you by privately. I saw a real nice 3.5 go the other day for 4k and it was real tidy. 


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2. Jun 2017 - 08:43

I haven't seen his videos before, good to see someone giving pajero's a chance and recognising their ability.


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30. May 2017 - 09:53

Posted by: "ThatDude" at
Hey guys,I figured it's time to invest some incoming tax money on my Rokkie. I haven't seen much besides the typical nudge bars and the ususal ARB bullbar but I am honestly looking for something different. Show me what you've got. Price I'd say 2000-2200AUD max. Can do the install myself. .


Hey Mate, my first search found this, i love this style of bar.  Not sure if it fits your vehicle or price but looks the goods.  http://www.rhino4x4.com.au/pro...




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30. May 2017 - 09:49

So envious of the accessories some makes get, those grab handles look sweet. at first glanceit looks like the UHF would get in the way, thinking about it though i have a brake controller basically in the same spot on my rig and no worries at all. Good Work.  


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20. May 2017 - 23:46
Yeah I have my compressor and set of rope plugs permanently in the 3rd seat well, I forget their there but they always go with me. I keep a proper valve tool for deflating and a bunch of spare cores in case I loose one.
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19. May 2017 - 09:38
One of these 1mak https://www.4wdsupacentre.com.au/products/electrical-products/vms-touring-700-hdx.html quite happy with it given the price of the competition.
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15. May 2017 - 11:37
I have a Thumper as above and it is a good unit, hasn't let me down.Little large but for the price i couldn't beat it.
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15. May 2017 - 11:27
Without a doubt a shovel is a must, and i love my VMS super helpful exploring overgrown trails.
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4. May 2017 - 10:06
Happy to still help out if needed. Don't have as much time as i used to however, but could be of some use.
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