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    A lot of automotive alternators need an initial...

    A lot of automotive alternators need an initial 1500 rpm or there about to start charging properly.
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    Were the probes held firmly for the whole time?...

    Were the probes held firmly for the whole time? That was a a big spike. Check that wires and connectors on the alt are all tight and in good nick. A higher voltage will cook a battery.
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    It could be a stuck clutch fork, maybe. With...

    It could be a stuck clutch fork, maybe. With someone pushing on the clutch pedal, check that the clutch slave cylinder is moving forward and back.
    While you are under the vehicle have a look around....
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    It would be better with a good battery. It...

    It would be better with a good battery. It depends on whether your stuffed battery is generally just had it, or dropped a cell. Have you checked the water levels or is it a maintenance free unit?
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    I just run the car with a multimeter set on dc...

    I just run the car with a multimeter set on dc 20-30 volts across the battery terminals. After a few minutes from starting the voltage volts should settle. On my old clunker the optimum voltage is...
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    How many times you start and stop the engine,...

    How many times you start and stop the engine, ambient temperature, headlights and wipers on and what accessories you use during the trip are all contributing factors to battery life, especially on...
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    Welcome to the forum. Is your vehicle an auto or...

    Welcome to the forum. Is your vehicle an auto or manual.
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    Welcome back. Thanks for posting all those...

    Welcome back. Thanks for posting all those beautiful pics. I just want to know if the Quolls up there taste better than ours?
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    The manual on page FA7 says to use a rotating...

    The manual on page FA7 says to use a rotating angle gauge like a wheel aligner uses.
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    It will be interesting to see how it goes, that...

    It will be interesting to see how it goes, that is for sure.
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    Welcome, to the forum.

    Welcome, to the forum.
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    I reckon the first video is tight compared to my...

    I reckon the first video is tight compared to my front drivetrain. I don't have a locker so can't comment on that.
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    Might do that on the Aldi one if I ever fit it to...

    Might do that on the Aldi one if I ever fit it to the rear of the Old Trol.
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    Got any Pics?

    Got any Pics?
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    So now I am a bit wary of buying a winch with...

    So now I am a bit wary of buying a winch with dyneema fitted. What is more dangerous: having a broken winch cable slashing through the air, or having a rope break of at the winch and finding yourself...
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    Oh, yeah. I forgot to put the original winch...

    Oh, yeah. I forgot to put the original winch testing video link up. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qBp9fVsD_I4
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    Interesting that the dyneema slips on the spool...

    Interesting that the dyneema slips on the spool enough to tear out fittings on a few winches that were tested.

    https://www.whichcar.com.au/gear/recovery/thunder-9500-12-volt-winch-test
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    Just shy of a grand with dyneema fitted. Haven't...

    Just shy of a grand with dyneema fitted. Haven't heard much about them though.

    https://www.whichcar.com.au/gear/recovery/sherpa-mustang-9500-12-volt-winch-test
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    Just got off the phone with Sherpa, and their...

    Just got off the phone with Sherpa, and their winches are covered for 5 years and it also covers water ingress.
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    Just looked at getting a replacement for my Aldi...

    Just looked at getting a replacement for my Aldi winch. It runs great but the brake has never worked. I can get a TJM 9500 locally for $1300, but I am a bit concerned that water ingress might not be...
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    Sticky: Take the lowest bolt out of the bottom swivel...

    Take the lowest bolt out of the bottom swivel bearing plate. If there is oil or water it should come out there. I always run a small bead of silicon between the hub and the hub lock to stop water...
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    There is an Australian dealer, but they don't...

    There is an Australian dealer, but they don't have that model listed on their catalog.
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    Simple EFI conversion.

    G'day, all. I am toying with upgrading the Old Trol to efi, but I do not wish to go through the agony of acquiring a used Skyline or VL. Then stripping it for parts etc.

    I have searched for a...
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    threedogs was designing a wheel lifter. I use a...

    threedogs was designing a wheel lifter. I use a small hand winch to lift a small tinny onto my camper. Also use an electric winch on a multipurpose crane on the farm ute.

    You are welcome to come...
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    Sticky: Effing space saver wheels!!!

    Effing space saver wheels!!!
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