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    Quote Originally Posted by mudnut View Post
    Got a piece 90mm bright steel machined up to make a drift for the front hub bearing seals. Only $15 dollars at a small engineering shop.
    I have an old wheel bearing race that i have ground a little off the outside so t is a slip fit back into place, i use it as the drift to remove and press in the new races. works a treat.
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    Wish it was Nissan though, Toyotas just can't keep up with the Pootrol pace.
    The only good thing about an 80 series is..... the front end?? Wrong!!, the Engine?? Wrong!! the Full Time 4WD system?? Wrong!! Its the NissanPatrol.com.au stubby holder fitted over the transfer lever.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mudnut View Post
    Got a piece 90mm bright steel machined up to make a drift for the front hub bearing seals. Only $15 dollars at a small engineering shop.
    Haha this is my version. Worked surprisingly well too.

    tool 3.jpgtool 2.jpg

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    For a joke.... Home made tools......

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    Quote Originally Posted by DX grunt View Post
    For a joke.... Home made tools......

    I was born on 08th July and conceived 9 months before that. LOL
    Don't get that sort of quality off the shelf old mate.... 9 months to design and manufacture a Tool that has lasted, what, 50 years and still works? Decent return on investment there :-)
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    Quote Originally Posted by the evil twin View Post
    Don't get that sort of quality off the shelf old mate.... 9 months to design and manufacture a Tool that has lasted, what, 50 years and still works? Decent return on investment there :-)
    And definitely performs above it's original intended means!!!

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    A good mate of mine is pretty handy with a lathe. I was admiring the soft face hammer he had made himself and was stoked when he said he would make one for me for $80. His had aluminium and plastic faces which he replicated for mine but he also threw in a brass striking face as well as a bonus......really happy with it and it will last me a lifetime!!!
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    Crikey BG Mate, that is truly Artwork Brother


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    Yeah Ghee, that is pretty bloody Nice!
    Its a Nissan! =====> Its a Keeper!! ....... Got a TD42 in it BONUS!! ....... I'm a lucky bugger! I've got 2 of em!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rogue Dung Beetle View Post
    Wish it was Nissan though, Toyotas just can't keep up with the Pootrol pace.
    The only good thing about an 80 series is..... the front end?? Wrong!!, the Engine?? Wrong!! the Full Time 4WD system?? Wrong!! Its the NissanPatrol.com.au stubby holder fitted over the transfer lever.
    WARNING: Towballs used for recoveries can, and do kill people and damage property.

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    Gotta be happy with that. It's truely a thing of beauty!

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    Awesome work, is it stainless?

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