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    Thanks for replies. Yes it is attached by 2 small...

    Thanks for replies. Yes it is attached by 2 small screws on door.
    Looks like an irritating time coming up.
    cheers
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    GQ door mirror floppy - how do I tighten it?

    Hi
    GQ wagon with manual mirrors. The driver side is weak and will blow back in strong gusting wind. How do I go about adjusting it so it stays in place?
    thanks
  3. Hi threedogs, Would hope that next caravan will...

    Hi threedogs,
    Would hope that next caravan will be max ATM 2000-2200kg. Just a couple of months before Christmas, car got all bushes replaced, ARB springs and shocks to suit towing in remote rough...
  4. Thanks for the replies. Haven't made up the mind...

    Thanks for the replies.
    Haven't made up the mind yet, but I'm thinking maybe I do the Tanami etc with the GQ, and having ticked that off, maybe consider GU after that for the, shall we say easier,...
  5. I know GU had diesel 4.2 in both NA and Turbo but...

    I know GU had diesel 4.2 in both NA and Turbo but like rocking horse poo in SA.
    I also know GQ rated at 2500kg but it has trouble pulling itself up the hills leaving Adelaide and with a trailer on...
  6. Upgrade GQ to GU for towing - thinking petrol - advice please

    Hi all
    Thinking of moving from 4.2 Diesel GQ to a GU for towing caravan. Talking long distance, say 8 months each year, top-end WA, Qld and so on.
    Haven't got van yet but likely off-road job maybe...
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    Hi threedogs, Never have wanted to turbo motor....

    Hi threedogs,
    Never have wanted to turbo motor. Not factory, not wanted. That's me.
    Also have to admit that I'm getting softer, so really looking for a bit of modern refinement. Yes I enjoy not...
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    Petrol GU for towing - any comments please

    Hi
    Thinking long term ownership here for towing caravan.
    Currently GQ 4.2 diesel (non turbo) towing Tvan. However in next year or so will sell Tvan and get dirt/off road caravan which will be...
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    Thanks MudRunner, it is good news as original bar...

    Thanks MudRunner, it is good news as original bar on car when I bought it was an aluminium, non winch bar. It looked OK, no idea where it was from. Thanks for those links too. I think I still prefer...
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    Thanks for replies. I am stuck a bit as assessor...

    Thanks for replies. I am stuck a bit as assessor has already authorised ARB. Repair yard have suggested TJM but they don't know if they are in stock either.
    I think, unless repairer gives no...
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    Bullbar to suit GQ - ARB out of stock

    Hi
    I had a tree fall across Patrol which amongst other things bent the bullbar.
    So repair mob were booked to start next week including a new winch compatible ARB bullbar.
    My preferred is ARB but...
  12. Indeed, my GQ had airbags fitted by original...

    Indeed, my GQ had airbags fitted by original owner.
    Earlier this year I put new OME springs and shockers through car and also kept the air bags. Only needed 20psi when fully loaded and van on back...
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    PS Thanks for info.

    PS Thanks for info.
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    Looks like API-GL.5. Label also says suitable...

    Looks like API-GL.5. Label also says suitable where SAE 80W-90 EP us specified.
    I'll assume then that front diff and transfer case is ok. Also just to clarify car is 1991 build.

    So if I got some...
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    Mobil 80W90 oil OK for GQ?

    Hi
    I have a 4ltr container of Mobil HD 80W 90 oil. Does this suit a 4.2 diesel GQ? Presumably for diff or g'box. Only asking as it was bought a few years ago for another vehicle which I no longer...
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    Runva EWX12000 is about 40kg steel wire and...

    Runva EWX12000 is about 40kg steel wire and 31.5kg if synthetic. The Warn Magnum 12k is also about 40.5kg but not sure of then standard rope, wire maybe.
    Have heard only good reports on Runva which...
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    Winches to suit ARB Bullbar on GQ

    Hi all,
    Due to a tree falling onto my GQ I am having to replace the bullbar. I will be fitting an ARB bar suitable for winch. My understanding is that these bars suit a number of Warn winches as...
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    maybe i'd better start going to the gym and doing...

    maybe i'd better start going to the gym and doing weights.
    Thanks for all suggestions. Food for thought.
    Cheers
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    Hi MudRunnerTd, The Tvan has Nissan wheels/hubs...

    Hi MudRunnerTd,
    The Tvan has Nissan wheels/hubs as standard. Same size tyres as I'm running too (265/75R16). Have always carried two spares prior to getting Tvan as I always seem to get the odd...
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    Thanks for replies. I take the point about...

    Thanks for replies. I take the point about weight. I guess I wanted reassurance that the ali had sufficient strength. I would also hope that I didn't damage any rack, but wondered about bad...
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    Steel or Aluminium roof-rack

    Hi all, thinking of getting ARB roof-rack for the GQ. Mainly for 2nd spare wheel and tyre, long handle shovelm maybe a bit of other light stuff, and also for mounting rear light for campsite.
    As I...
  22. Hi Bigcol, gosh I should've checked a long time...

    Hi Bigcol,
    gosh I should've checked a long time ago. Forgotten I'd posted this. Anyway sorted mirrors, but now van is sold (earlier this year) and bought a new Tvan so a complete change in...
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    The lift is interesting. The ARB bloke reckons...

    The lift is interesting. The ARB bloke reckons their springs will actually equate to about 2" lift anyway. Hmmmmm
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    Thanks MudrunnerTD, I reckon I agree. I feel the...

    Thanks MudrunnerTD, I reckon I agree. I feel the strongest/hardest set will be over the top. Also not getting a lift, but the new springs might sit a bit higher.
    We'll see. Thanks everyone
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    Hi Threedogs, Yes indeed, the business of ball...

    Hi Threedogs,
    Yes indeed, the business of ball weight. I have recently sold my caravan and it had a b/weight of 200kg (ATM1750) and current suspension with 20lbs of air in rear springs worked really...
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