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    Not that the QLD coppers use Patrols (they have...

    Not that the QLD coppers use Patrols (they have T... T... T... I can't say it, but they aren't a Nissan and the model could be described as something that carries troops) but they are generally very...
  2. Thread: Winch Fault

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    Remember as it gets hotter and works harder, the...

    Remember as it gets hotter and works harder, the winch will draw more current. If it was under significant load and had been working hard up until it stopped you may find that it was pulling more...
  3. Thread: GU 50mm lift

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    I ebay purchased a 2" (50mm) Tough Dog lift kit...

    I ebay purchased a 2" (50mm) Tough Dog lift kit that comprised of 4x springs and 4x foam cell shocks. I decided to go for this setup for two reasons. Firstly 4WD Action Magazine did a comparison and...
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    It just goes to show how basic and old the TD42...

    It just goes to show how basic and old the TD42 is when the minimum recommended oil grade is CC!! Having said that I wouldn't have it any other way. I checked the valve clearance on my td42t the...
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    As has been said, a snorkel is important...

    As has been said, a snorkel is important especially if you are ever going to do water crossings. What hasn't been made clear is that a snorkel is actually more important for a diesel than a petrol...
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    Do the vacuum canisters do anything important?...

    Do the vacuum canisters do anything important? Can't they be removed and provided that the vacuum lines are re-connected then there will be heaps of room for that.
  7. Thread: Oil Catch Can

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    What about running the hose say down the back of...

    What about running the hose say down the back of the block into the chassis rail and making sure there is a good one way valve near the tappet cover so it doesn't suck a gut full of water if you...
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    I've been wondering the same thing...

    I've been wondering the same thing...
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    Re the winch, I just posted in another Tigerz11...

    Re the winch, I just posted in another Tigerz11 thread about my good experience. The 12000lb Grande I have on the patrol has so far been good. I did a fairly large extraction of a very bogged...
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    I use Delo 400 @90ish for 20L. Even the old Delo...

    I use Delo 400 @90ish for 20L. Even the old Delo Gold $88/20L is higher specs that required for a TD42T.
  11. Thread: Tigerz11 Winch

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    Does everyone like their winch? I got a 12000lb...

    Does everyone like their winch? I got a 12000lb one with steel cable. Not long after I bogged the tractor and slasher in tee-tree slush down so far in the front that the sump was resting on the mud -...
  12. Thread: Dyno Results

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    It should be said that a one off dyno figure...

    It should be said that a one off dyno figure really isn't the point of a dyno. The overall figure spat out on the dyno sheet is a result of many variables including the settings and even make of the...
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    Poll: Looks good. Can I ask why you decided to put all...

    Looks good. Can I ask why you decided to put all the bars onto it?
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    I second the idea of LED lights. I've got me some...

    I second the idea of LED lights. I've got me some LED flood lights that only draw 0.5 Amps which means there are no dramas wiring it straight to the reverse light circuit. Heaps easier than having to...
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    I need to get hold of some sliders, I can't weld...

    I need to get hold of some sliders, I can't weld and don't have the time even if I could. I imagine that having a set up that creates anything that protrudes below the actual chassis rail is going to...
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    Is all that metal going to hurt your missus head...

    Is all that metal going to hurt your missus head when she headbutts it in a crash?
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    Very nice mate, thanks I've never used the tape...

    Very nice mate, thanks I've never used the tape method either. Might think about it when I re-do the kitchen.
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    I installed a LED bar light to the roll bar on...

    I installed a LED bar light to the roll bar on the tray to my GU coil cab. It is facing backwards to be used as a work light in the tray. I drilled the 3" roll bar and ran the wire for the light...
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    Mine did the same thing. The chrome front ones...

    Mine did the same thing. The chrome front ones were the genuine Nissan supplied lights. After an unfortunate accident, my nice insurance company replaced them with a brand new set of IPF branded...
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    I've had some experience with auto electrics......

    I've had some experience with auto electrics... the problem occurs mostly with cheap HID kits. They introduce what is called 'ground noise'. As mentioned you can install an in-line 'filter/ground...
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    Pics? Up north here one custom tray mob (Kt's) do...

    Pics? Up north here one custom tray mob (Kt's) do one with a small triangular window in the middle and the rest normal weldmesh. The triangle as the top point cut off and made flat 1/3 of the way...
  22. Thread: Roof tray

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    Does it rattle or flex and make a weegie board...

    Does it rattle or flex and make a weegie board noise?
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    Pics would be good mate. I've had a look at mine...

    Pics would be good mate. I've had a look at mine for doing the same thing, I don't have a genuine tray and I suspect mine sits lower because I wouldn't be able to fit a 5" pipe under it.
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    This is my sophisticated set up. Set up takes...

    This is my sophisticated set up. Set up takes about 2min 30sec.
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    What is it exactly that makes the GQ box stronger...

    What is it exactly that makes the GQ box stronger than the GU? Is it just the 5th gear thing? I understand that issue was fixed post 2004 for the GU.
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