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  1. Thread: Rockets Wagon

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    Looks great. Good to see some new content on your...

    Looks great. Good to see some new content on your build thread.

    How much did your setup cost delivered please mate?

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    Congrats tpc, thank you for the kind words cuppa,...

    Congrats tpc, thank you for the kind words cuppa, and cheers to all who voted.

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    ARB Extreme Winch Challenge - Manilla

    Crowd was waiting for a sacrifice, and it got one.

    http://www.nissanpatrol.com.au/forums/images/imported/2015/06/379.jpg

    http://www.nissanpatrol.com.au/forums/images/imported/2015/06/380.jpg
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  4. Thread: Clarkies Patrol

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    Lost City is high on the to do list. Thanks for...

    Lost City is high on the to do list. Thanks for the pics and the inspiration! Nice looking wagon you got there.
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    Glad to be able to give back for a change mate. ...

    Glad to be able to give back for a change mate.

    I considered sandwiching the bracket but I think I would have still needed to open up the hole spacing on the brackets (more work), and then the...
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    I reckon so, but you may want to consider an...

    I reckon so, but you may want to consider an additional bracket to support the extra weight. I was really hanging off the screws and as you can see, they're so tight that the bottom of the hose clamp...
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    Sticky: I put an order in with Patrolapart last week and...

    I put an order in with Patrolapart last week and had it the next day! Very happy with the service and it saved me over $120 on the same part from the local Nissan dealer :D Will shop again.
  8. Thread: Pimp my Patrol!

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    I'm happy to report that I used the Patrol in...

    I'm happy to report that I used the Patrol in anger (ie 4wd and off road) for the first time last weekend. Got away for some camping with the family and managed to try out the new Oztent RV5 and to...
  9. Thread: Pimp my Patrol!

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    This got fitted last week! :D 58956 Do i...

    This got fitted last week! :D

    58956

    Do i notice much difference? Not really.
    Do i think it was worth $1700 fitted? Not really. Hard to tell before and after with the chip. The exhaust was...
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    Here's the solution a mate at work came up with -...

    Here's the solution a mate at work came up with - stainless steel cable clamps! :D Worked a treat and was able to have the awning sitting just over the doors, which also provides some weather...
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    PRO! Nice work mate. Sent from my SM-G900I...

    PRO!

    Nice work mate.

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    If tube thickness is your deciding factor, then...

    If tube thickness is your deciding factor, then yes. Build quality (welding, paint/coating, screw holes, thread tapping etc) and mounting hardware may not compare so well to an ARB product. As you...
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    I finally got my ARB Touring Awning this...

    I finally got my ARB Touring Awning this afternoon with a Rhino Rack Foxwing Bracket Kit for ARB. Was all set to put it on and couldnt figure out why the supplied U Bolts wouldnt fit over my lower...
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    Cool stuff. I see these often just off the coast...

    Cool stuff. I see these often just off the coast near Newcastle. Where did you see these mate? Looks coastal as well

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    Gday IronVoid, I just completed a gauge install...

    Gday IronVoid, I just completed a gauge install incl dimmers. All the info and a circuit diagram is in my build thread (check signature block for a link). Cheers and good luck with your install.
  16. Thread: Pimp my Patrol!

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    Ahhh.. gotcha. Sorry mate, I misunderstood what...

    Ahhh.. gotcha. Sorry mate, I misunderstood what you said.
  17. Thread: Pimp my Patrol!

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    Air, Fuel, Oil

    I completed my first servicing on a Patrol yesterday afternoon! :icon_victory:

    I had a diesel Hilux 20 years ago and had a hell of a time changing the fuel filter on that. Even the NRMA guy...
  18. Thread: Pimp my Patrol!

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    Thanks for the kind words mate, appreciate it :)...

    Thanks for the kind words mate, appreciate it :)

    RE: the battery gauges, I've already got a couple of digital units sitting on the centre column. Previous owner (Rocket55) did the hard work on...
  19. Thread: Pimp my Patrol!

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    Big weekend of Patrol work. Gota say that i'm...

    Big weekend of Patrol work. Gota say that i'm feeling pretty stoked that I managed to accomplish these jobs - especially when several of them were considerably out of my comfort zone.

    The Gauges ...
  20. Thread: Pimp my Patrol!

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    Had the 2.75" Beaudesert exhaust fitted...

    Had the 2.75" Beaudesert exhaust fitted yesterday. Stoked! It's the first of the major engine mods that are planned. I got the high flow cat with mine and it certainly sounds throaty. The installers,...
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    Entry 2 Autumn in the Mountains Taken in...

    Entry 2

    Autumn in the Mountains

    Taken in 2008 somewhere in the Barrington Tops region.

    http://www.nissanpatrol.com.au/forums/images/imported/2015/06/64.jpg
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    Entry 1 Tenacity Taken at the Stockton Sand...

    Entry 1

    Tenacity

    Taken at the Stockton Sand Dunes in 2006

    http://www.nissanpatrol.com.au/forums/images/imported/2015/06/63.jpg
  23. Thread: Pimp my Patrol!

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    Seems like slow progress, but I took my time...

    Seems like slow progress, but I took my time today and kept on chipping away.

    Today's mission was to wire into the 2A fuse holder onto an ignition power line and tidy up the power loom. Would have...
  24. Thread: Pimp my Patrol!

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    Thanks mate. :) I've only trial fitted the...

    Thanks mate. :) I've only trial fitted the gauges into the pod. One was a tight interference fit and needed some manipulation to get in (but it stayed there when fitted), the other was loose and...
  25. Thread: Pimp my Patrol!

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    Thanks heaps mate :D It's not without the...

    Thanks heaps mate :D It's not without the pucker factor i assure you lol.
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