OUR VIDEOS GALLERY MEMBER SPONSORSHIP VENDOR SPONSORSHIP

Search:

Type: Posts; User: Cuppa

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.06 seconds.

  1. Replies
    4
    Views
    163

    RDA Slotted & dimpled are what I use on the front...

    RDA Slotted & dimpled are what I use on the front of my 06 TD42 ute, along with EBC pads, previously greenstuff series 6000 which I replaced at around 60,000kms (with a bit more life left in them,...
  2. Replies
    29
    Views
    1,032

    #3 Cuppa's Shed 81111

    #3

    Cuppa's Shed

    81111
  3. Replies
    29
    Views
    1,032

    #2 Cuppa's Shed 81110

    #2

    Cuppa's Shed

    81110
  4. Replies
    29
    Views
    1,032

    #1 Cuppa's Shed 81109

    #1
    Cuppa's Shed

    81109
  5. Thread: Ex telstra

    by Cuppa
    Replies
    6
    Views
    162

    When I bought mine ('06 model) I was the the 2nd...

    When I bought mine ('06 model) I was the the 2nd owner, so it hadn't been mucked with by anyone else.
    The second battery was set up very conventionally with a Redarc SBI12 Voltage Sensitive relay...
  6. Replies
    7
    Views
    318

    I meant to include that I'd send a PM soon. Just...

    I meant to include that I'd send a PM soon. Just finished it & sent it to you. :)
  7. Replies
    7
    Views
    318

    Hi dt, I run a separate fridge & freezer...

    Hi dt, I run a separate fridge & freezer successfully. There are a variety of issues which could be causing your problem so I'm more inclined to ask questions than to make suggestions, at least...
  8. G'day Simon, I have an ex Telstra ute with a...

    G'day Simon, I have an ex Telstra ute with a Rossco's canopy, set up for long term & remote area touring. It is a 4.2 though, so not directly relatable to your question about fuel consumption. That...
  9. Replies
    5
    Views
    186

    My '06 TD42i had about 7psi max boost as stock....

    My '06 TD42i had about 7psi max boost as stock. After fitting a 3" exhaust & a manual boost controller I took it to an experienced dynotuner who was very familiar with these motors & aske him to tune...
  10. Thread: Cuppa’s Blog

    by Cuppa
    Replies
    209
    Views
    22,313

    Our Patrol & Tvan were packed & stocked ready to...

    Our Patrol & Tvan were packed & stocked ready to drive back up Cape York as soon as the roads dried out - but it wasn't to be.

    Our Covid -19 Story.
    ...
  11. Thread: Wheel bearings

    by Cuppa
    Replies
    11
    Views
    501

    I reckon $300 is probably the going rate for the...

    I reckon $300 is probably the going rate for the fronts. Make sure they use quality bearings though. Last time ours needed doing I supplied the bearings (was going to replace them myself but hurt my...
  12. Replies
    8
    Views
    939

    No, we had planned to be touring the Cape for as...

    No, we had planned to be touring the Cape for as long as we could this dry season, but that may have to wait until next year now (hopefully). We are living here, 'bunkered down' & caretaking a farm...
  13. Replies
    8
    Views
    939

    That's a fair point Wiz, both the Hilux utes have...

    That's a fair point Wiz, both the Hilux utes have been relatively empty most of the time. the one up at Portland Roads also had 17" wheels fitted as standard , & required far higher pressures as the...
  14. Thread: UHF radios

    by Cuppa
    Replies
    36
    Views
    1,331

    When you transmit at 25w does it have any impact...

    When you transmit at 25w does it have any impact on nearby users of legal wattage units? Also what is the advantage, - can you transmit for longer distances? What does 'transmit off channel' mean?...
  15. Replies
    8
    Views
    939

    This may not surprise you.

    It surprised me though.

    Over the past 2 to 3 months the amount I’ve driven our Patrol has been not much. I have had the use of a couple of fairly late model dual cab Hiluxes & the only times I’ve...
  16. Thread: UHF radios

    by Cuppa
    Replies
    36
    Views
    1,331

    More features on the GME! The Icom has way more...

    More features on the GME! The Icom has way more features than I'll ever use!

    Another thought fwiw. Not a plug for any particular brand - but a 'style'. As I said before when my Uniden died...
  17. Thread: UHF radios

    by Cuppa
    Replies
    36
    Views
    1,331

    Had an old GME 40 channel unit in our bus - solid...

    Had an old GME 40 channel unit in our bus - solid unit, never a problem.

    Put a Uniden (can't recall the model) unit in the Patrol but it didn't last. The display failed making it useless after a...
  18. Yep Club 4x4 are expensive but I'm still with...

    Yep Club 4x4 are expensive but I'm still with them for two reasons. 1. No-one else offers cover for modifications which have cost more than the base figure for the car itself & 2. No-one else offers...
  19. Thread: Stedi LED lights

    by Cuppa
    Replies
    23
    Views
    807

    Yep I've already decided not to go with the LED...

    Yep I've already decided not to go with the LED globes for much the reasons you suggest ET. Current globes are 60/55w PHILIPS X-treme Vision Plus +130% Halogens, which might be ok once I have a new...
  20. Thread: Stedi LED lights

    by Cuppa
    Replies
    23
    Views
    807

    If I were at home in Vic this is the way I would...

    If I were at home in Vic this is the way I would go without doubt, but we are half way between Cairns & Chilagoe without all the tools I'd have at home. I could do the job here but only have a cheap...
  21. Thread: Stedi LED lights

    by Cuppa
    Replies
    23
    Views
    807

    If I were at home in Vic this is the way I would...

    If I were at home in Vic this is the way I would go without doubt, but we are half way between Cairns & Chilagoe without all the tools I'd have at home. I could do the job here but only have a cheap...
  22. Replies
    10
    Views
    437

    Some Progress. I have ascertained that the...

    Some Progress.

    I have ascertained that the double pole relay only relates to the IPF driving lights. With the relay disabled the headlights can still be switched on & changed between hi & lo beam....
  23. Replies
    10
    Views
    437

    That is a possibility I am entertaining, but...

    That is a possibility I am entertaining, but remain puzzled as to why a double pole relay & not something like used on the various aftermarket looms. I suppose it still gives me some nagging doubts....
  24. Replies
    10
    Views
    437

    Hiya, I think you may have got me wrong. I know...

    Hiya, I think you may have got me wrong. I know what you said is correct, but the relay was operating the headlights. The driving lights were not switched on. The point I am trying to clarify is...
  25. Replies
    10
    Views
    437

    A bit more. Holding the relay I can feel & hear...

    A bit more. Holding the relay I can feel & hear it click, not when I turn on the lights, but when I use the dip switch. So I’m now guessing it switches hi/Lo beam separately but simultaneously for...
Results 1 to 25 of 500
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4