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    Another DX4.2Tdi ex Telecom owner from Central...

    Another DX4.2Tdi ex Telecom owner from Central Vic here, although I'm around 3000kms north of there at present.

    Welcome.
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    You can adjust speed & level of impact, but not...

    You can adjust speed & level of impact, but not torque setting. Only way to avoid risk of overtightening is to use the rattle gun to undo the nuts & spin them off & to spin them back on lightly &...
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    Just recently I discovered 'Torque Sticks' for...

    Just recently I discovered 'Torque Sticks' for the first time .... discovered as in read about them.

    Would love one of those battery operated rattle guns, was looking at the Makita DTW700Z a 'mid...
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    Sticky: Confirmed today. We have been invited back up...

    Confirmed today.
    We have been invited back up to Portland Roads, just north of Chilli Beach, Cape York for a return house sitting & 'postie' gig, except this time, instead of 5 weeks it'll be for 8...
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    Poetry .... of sorts

    Another wet season day
    The grumbling grey skies
    have unleashed their load
    upon our corrugated iron roof
    Pardon? What?
    I shout loudly but impotently
    I can’t compete with nature’s noise
    on the...
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    Used to be a tiny place just off Elizabeth St,...

    Used to be a tiny place just off Elizabeth St, Mebourne which re-wound alternators - no idea if they are still there.

    Have seen a place in Ballarat which I think does similar.
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    dpetersen Could try calling this mob in Alice to...

    dpetersen Could try calling this mob in Alice to see what they say? https://kcautoelectrics.com.au/services There are several other Auto Sparkies in town too, but if you are still out at Wartarrka...
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    Maybe take the alternator to an old fashioned...

    Maybe take the alternator to an old fashioned auto sparky. It may not need much to sort it for another 300K.
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    My thought also was brushes. When worn almost at...

    My thought also was brushes. When worn almost at the end of their life they can sit a bit crooked in their holders & not make proper contact with the slip ring. This may explain why seeing the lights...
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    I travel with one too, primarily because of...

    I travel with one too, primarily because of concern that one day the sub tank pump may not work when I need it. I tested the jiggler in the sub tank when I bought it & it worked ok. Messy business,...
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    Sure does. A certain semi intelligible style that seems familiar.
    Just get an e-locker & get Harrop in Coburg to fit it.
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    Was done in April '13. It was a Lovells kit with...

    Was done in April '13. It was a Lovells kit with approval for the 3 litre engined Patrol Cab Chassis, fitted by an approved Lovells dealer - Morwell Springworks, & engineered by Stephen Churches...
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    I think I may have seen XL canopies on later 3...

    I think I may have seen XL canopies on later 3 litre Telstra Patrols, but I'm not certain. Mine is a Rosscos. Telstra 4.2's, of my vintage at least were either Rosscos or Obeico. Fairly similar, but...
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    :) I should have been clearer. Was suggesting...

    :) I should have been clearer. Was suggesting that Wiz might consider an ex Telstra canopy. :)
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    Since we left Broome in June '19 . Lots of...

    Since we left Broome in June '19 . Lots of corrugated/bull dusty roads plus a reasonable amount of low range driving where consumption rose to almost 21 litres per 100. Mostly towing the Tvan with a...
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    A used ex Telstra canopy?

    A used ex Telstra canopy?
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    Toyos & Nittos seem to be getting good reviews of...

    Toyos & Nittos seem to be getting good reviews of late. Toyos are cheaper than they were a few years back

    So far I'm happy with the Toyo RT's (Toyo equivalent to the Nitto Hybrid 'Ridge Grappler...
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    Looks much the same as on mine. Standard Nissan...

    Looks much the same as on mine. Standard Nissan issue I believe.

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    Sticky: Good post Rossco. We don't like wearing...

    Good post Rossco.

    We don't like wearing masks, but do so anyway when on our monthly shopping excursions to the metropolis of Mareeba. No one takes much notice even though we are probably the...
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    Sticky: Regular rain late arvo every day commenced in...

    Regular rain late arvo every day commenced in parched Mutchilba 4 days ago. Heaviest fall last night - 63mm. Almost 200mm over 4 days. Creeks that have been dry since we arrived here last March have...
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    Sticky: The monsoon is upon us! :)

    The monsoon is upon us! :)
  23. Thread: Happy Christmas!

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    Thanks Santa

    Thanks Santa
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    Happy Christmas

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    Sticky: No Mickhead, this one was white & right in...

    No Mickhead, this one was white & right in Brisbane.
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