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  1. Yep... sounds like waay too much weight up front....

    Yep... sounds like waay too much weight up front.

    FWIW I operate on 5 to 7% trailer weight as ideal tow ball weight and ex-factory with the boot loaded and the tanks full my XT12 was closer to...
  2. X2 ^^^^ I had an MDC XT12 for 5 years and the...

    X2 ^^^^

    I had an MDC XT12 for 5 years and the ball weight was way more than it should have been when loaded (as is the case with a lot of vans). Once i rejigged what was loaded where and moved the...
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    Yes, I did it on two of mine. As Mudski said,...

    Yes, I did it on two of mine.

    As Mudski said, it is a bit fiddly but IIRC an appropriate extension with a uni knuckle adapter gets the job done... ratchet ringy with the adjustable angle handle...
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    Long shot but... Alternator Sprag Clutch ?

    Long shot but... Alternator Sprag Clutch ?
  5. I'm in WA so as much as I like a beer I can't...

    I'm in WA so as much as I like a beer I can't call round but FWIW...

    Rule #1 - Always make sure you can undo the fill bung before you take out the drain bung
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    Sticky: Christmas Lights!!! You little ripper !!!

    Christmas Lights!!! You little ripper !!!
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    Nah, not for tyre inflation or any other low flow...

    Nah, not for tyre inflation or any other low flow hi-pressure applications... the tank just wastes space really plus you need a condensate drain it and have a blow off valve in case of overpressure...
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    Air Tanks (Accumulators) are mainly for regulated...

    Air Tanks (Accumulators) are mainly for regulated pressure and/or hi-flow applications IE air tools etc.

    They will help a bit... but... if you have a hi-volume such as the Ironman or twin cylinder...
  9. Not 100% sure on a GU but the Master Switch...

    Not 100% sure on a GU but the Master Switch (Drivers Door) can cause this issue on others.

    If you can clean the master switch contacts try that and see how you go
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    Not an issue in any of the GQ's that I know of...

    Not an issue in any of the GQ's that I know of (mine, mates and clubbies) and FWIW mine did over 200,000 no worries at all.
    The idea of stepping the voltage is so that the lockup doesn't grab, as...
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    When I did mine I used a Superchaep Auto "foot...

    When I did mine I used a Superchaep Auto "foot operated dip switch" that I screwed to the side of the foot rest to engage/disengage the lockup.

    A toggle switch on the dash to "arm" the lockup IE...
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    Sticky: I have a similar problem and best solution I...

    I have a similar problem and best solution I found is...

    Cover yourself in dripping,
    Stick about 1/2 a kilo of Bacon in your pockets,
    Go to the local Dog Beach,
    Most people think if their dog...
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    IMHO... absolutely brilliant for hiking (their...

    IMHO... absolutely brilliant for hiking (their target market) not so much for camping due to size and lack of armrests... but I also have a huge butt (see what I did there) :-)
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    Now that has got to be easily the stupidest thing...

    Now that has got to be easily the stupidest thing I have seen this year...

    All because some absolute fool has Vollys classified as a "Health Service"

    Surely someone is smart enough to simply...
  15. As above ^^^^ Almost any quality MPPT reg will...

    As above ^^^^

    Almost any quality MPPT reg will take a domestic panel input and run 12 volt sytem.
    The Victrons I use will handle 75 volts input
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    Wot Yoda said x 2 ^^^^

    Wot Yoda said x 2 ^^^^
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    Only people who are disappointed or have...

    Only people who are disappointed or have fails/poor experiences blog/post on the 'net.
    For example no-one looking on the net would ever buy a Patrol cause there are 1'000's of reports of the front...
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    The main thing to check is the network and FWIW...

    The main thing to check is the network and FWIW Telstra has the best remote coverage so Telstra or any third party SIM that uses Telstra is the go.
    Next most important is who/where the Server is...
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    Yeah... the ZD uses a Sprag Clutch in the Pulley...

    Yeah... the ZD uses a Sprag Clutch in the Pulley which can be problematic.
    Some people stick with a Clutch, some change out for a solid pulley
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    Check/Replace the scrivets around the scuttle...

    Check/Replace the scrivets around the scuttle panel.

    Usually one or two will get damaged when windscreens are replaced and not all tradies will replace them

    If they leak the water that pools...
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    Won't damage the Car, won't help the Planet, will...

    Won't damage the Car, won't help the Planet, will damage your brain which is why lots of people choose to kill themselves that way as Carbon Monoxide is a) odourless and b) painless
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    AFAIK, no model of the GQ's had headlight relays

    AFAIK, no model of the GQ's had headlight relays
  23. With a new Alt and a fully charged battery (car...

    With a new Alt and a fully charged battery (car won't start if Battery is stuffed so if it cranks and starts then should be OK as well) the idle volts should be 13.8 or better... If it isn't then you...
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    Agree 100%

    Agree 100%
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    Sticky: Only guaranteed fix for Death Wobbles that I know...

    Only guaranteed fix for Death Wobbles that I know is buy a Y62 :049:
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