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by Genie4x4
Mon Dec 08, 2008 5:31 pm
Forum: Tool Shed
Topic: Why are we still paying so much for fuel?
Replies: 22
Views: 1459

Re: Why are we still paying so much for fuel?

If the rail is bought with tax payers money how is that different from a loan or worse than a loan? 1 If you borrow the money you are giving the interest to someone else 2 if it is tax payers money and is an SOE or even a % share owned by the govt then the govt is in a win /win it gets both part pro...
by Genie4x4
Fri Dec 05, 2008 6:17 pm
Forum: Toyota
Topic: Rear Disk Brake conversion on cruiser
Replies: 62
Views: 3277

Re: Rear Disk Brake conversion on cruiser

my brakes were right at the top, i didnt fit them. handbrake cable was two into one with a metal bracket, have a look at a wreckers on cars for the parts.

Not sure but can you reverse and put calipers on opposite side of truck should put handbrake at rear of axle then
by Genie4x4
Fri Dec 05, 2008 5:19 pm
Forum: Toyota
Topic: Rear Disk Brake conversion on cruiser
Replies: 62
Views: 3277

Re: Rear Disk Brake conversion on cruiser

Make sure you put in a larger master cylinder, when i did mine I couldnt get enough pressure from the original, if you have lifted it have you adjusted lengthened the weight compensator for the rear brakes? Mine was done with hilux rotors, leone calipers and once it had all the niggles out it did aw...
by Genie4x4
Mon Dec 01, 2008 7:46 pm
Forum: Product Reviews / 4wd Service
Topic: dash top GPS - which one
Replies: 43
Views: 3100

Re: dash top GPS - which one

I have a garmin nuvi 660 amongst other gps units, you can upgrade the maps via garmin or you can use the free project maps for nz. It plays thru fm stereo can take mp3's and other maps, and to help you learn your bed time stories it also has the talking books.

Is an awesome unit no issues with heat
by Genie4x4
Sun Nov 30, 2008 8:40 pm
Forum: Tool Shed
Topic: chinese mig spool problem
Replies: 10
Views: 465

Re: chinese mig spool problem

you tightened the feed clamp down between the roll and the outfeed? Is the copper tip clear and not blocked?
by Genie4x4
Wed Nov 26, 2008 7:21 pm
Forum: Planning a trip?
Topic: Manawatu Overnight Trip 6/7 dec Update
Replies: 0
Views: 247

Manawatu Overnight Trip 6/7 dec Update

Manawatu overnight trip heres the details please let me know how many kiwi 4x4 members are going Documentation for Interclub. This sets out the guidelines for the Zone Interclub event hosted by the Manawatu 4 Wheel Drive club. This is the first draft and shows options that may or may not appear in t...
by Genie4x4
Fri Nov 14, 2008 8:13 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Manawatu Overnight Trip
Replies: 8
Views: 861

Updated info Manawatu Overnight Trip

Documentation for Interclub. This sets out the guidelines for the Zone Interclub event hosted by the Manawatu 4 Wheel Drive club. This is the first draft and shows options that may or may not appear in the final document. For prospective members of M4WDC, each day will count as 1 trip. You are welco...
by Genie4x4
Tue Nov 11, 2008 10:34 pm
Forum: Diesel Engines and Modifications
Topic: Adding two stroke to diesel
Replies: 4
Views: 1204

Re: Adding two stroke to diesel

Id be very careful about doing this. IN Europe they have less Sulphur in there Diesel & often small amounts of Bio-Diesel....this changes the characteristics of the Diesel greatly.so its very different to the NZ Diesel NZ diesel has the sulphur removed and adding two stroke oil to it wont hurt ...
by Genie4x4
Sat Nov 08, 2008 5:29 pm
Forum: Isuzu
Topic: 3.1 MU
Replies: 6
Views: 687

Re: 3.1 MU

would you reccomend this one? Great trucks on road (mine used to get 700+kms per tank), and despite their small size they can carry a lot with rear seat down, rear seat to high for adults - no head room. Go well off road, can get auto front lockers and good for just two people. Known for blowing fr...
by Genie4x4
Wed Nov 05, 2008 10:41 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Manawatu Overnight Trip
Replies: 8
Views: 861

Manawatu Overnight Trip

Lets get in behind Max and make this work. Sat 6th and Sun 7th December Hosted by Manawatu 4WD Club Camp out - details to be advised on booking. Saturday Lunch time meeting, greeting and briefing Split into 2 groups Shineys - fun trial with no damage Club trucks - something else Saturday evening BBQ...
by Genie4x4
Mon Nov 03, 2008 7:58 pm
Forum: New Members and Beginners
Topic: new guy from welly
Replies: 31
Views: 1269

Re: new guy from welly

now who would trust someone who drives a ssangyong....especially a korando! :lol:
by Genie4x4
Mon Nov 03, 2008 6:45 pm
Forum: Toyota
Topic: anybody done this spring mod?
Replies: 16
Views: 833

Re: anybody done this spring mod?

just put drop shackles in then if you want it as a daily driver, they dont need certifying
by Genie4x4
Mon Nov 03, 2008 4:30 pm
Forum: New Members and Beginners
Topic: new guy from welly
Replies: 31
Views: 1269

Re: new guy from welly

You owned a what??? Brave man for admitting it!! Now I have spit coffee all over the keyboard!! please hand in your Man-card at the door on the way out to your Gynaecologist appointment[/quote] And while i am making that appointment i forgot to remind you that it would clean up a toymota.....no ruts...
by Genie4x4
Mon Nov 03, 2008 4:25 pm
Forum: New Members and Beginners
Topic: new guy from welly
Replies: 31
Views: 1269

Re: new guy from welly

x90 performed better than vitaras, better balanced, was about $2k cheaper than same year vitara, had a t top, so didnt need to find a convertible vitara, and of course looked better than a vitara, and climbed further than a poo troll!
by Genie4x4
Mon Nov 03, 2008 2:16 pm
Forum: New Members and Beginners
Topic: new guy from welly
Replies: 31
Views: 1269

Re: new guy from welly

I had an x90 so read this link http://genie4x4.com/index.php?page=extensions same as an suzuki 3 door vitara. Any questions just ask me

Cheers
Craig
by Genie4x4
Sat Nov 01, 2008 11:06 pm
Forum: Toyota
Topic: anybody done this spring mod?
Replies: 16
Views: 833

Re: anybody done this spring mod?

Shackles dont make heavy vehicles unstable, when they were first tried on the sj zuks they had issues because under acceleration they would open because the vehicle had no weight or if braking hard down hill they could open if the vehicle was on a steep enough angle. If anything they make a vehicle ...
by Genie4x4
Sat Nov 01, 2008 6:40 pm
Forum: Toyota
Topic: anybody done this spring mod?
Replies: 16
Views: 833

Re: anybody done this spring mod?

They are called drop shackles http://www.superiorengineering.com.au, they work a treat, use just on rear, will have to match the shock to the drop or your shocks wont let the shackle open. will also need to change rear brake lines and possible modify hand brake cable, May look expensive but worth ev...
by Genie4x4
Fri Oct 31, 2008 7:48 pm
Forum: Tool Shed
Topic: Why are we still paying so much for fuel?
Replies: 22
Views: 1459

Re: Why are we still paying so much for fuel?

Well I guess we wouldnt have to pay for the train set if lange didnt sell it off in the first place to pay for muldoons think big.......then i would rather see a billion dollars of tax payers money being spent in nz than going to some obscure little country to pay them for our carbon credits because...
by Genie4x4
Fri Oct 31, 2008 6:16 pm
Forum: Tool Shed
Topic: Why are we still paying so much for fuel?
Replies: 22
Views: 1459

Why are we still paying so much for fuel?

I put this question to MARK STOCKDALE | SENIOR POLICY ANALYST The New Zealand Automobile Association Incorporated If oil prices have gone down by well over 50% why are pump prices still well higher even with taking into account the nzd being down. I mwould have thought the cost of petrol to be aroun...
by Genie4x4
Tue Oct 28, 2008 7:07 pm
Forum: Planning a trip?
Topic: Whanga Road Republic Day 09
Replies: 51
Views: 3420

Re: Whanga Road Republic Day 09

Just give rhys the truck for parts ants you dont need it, just bring the banana truck to cook out of!
by Genie4x4
Tue Oct 28, 2008 6:20 pm
Forum: Planning a trip?
Topic: Whanga Road Republic Day 09
Replies: 51
Views: 3420

Re: Whanga Road Republic Day 09

stay on road camp ground will be full
by Genie4x4
Sat Oct 25, 2008 8:27 pm
Forum: Diesel Engines and Modifications
Topic: Adding two stroke to diesel
Replies: 4
Views: 1204

Adding two stroke to diesel

just add 1 oz of two stroke oil per gallon to your diesel tank, marine 2 stroke seems to go well. you will get around 2mpg saving which isnt much but whats the benefits? Have a look around the net.....it came in better than most additives, decreases those toxic gases better than normal diesel, lubri...
by Genie4x4
Fri Oct 24, 2008 2:53 pm
Forum: Planning a trip?
Topic: Whanga Road Labour Weekend
Replies: 133
Views: 7565

Re: Whanga Road Labour Weekend

Arrrrrgggghhh just had a pile of rednecks stop by for coffee !!!!! with Grandad (Ryan) complaining ......
by Genie4x4
Mon Oct 20, 2008 6:05 pm
Forum: Planning a trip?
Topic: Whanga Road Labour Weekend
Replies: 133
Views: 7565

Re: Whanga Road Labour Weekend

thanks dave but actually i am still deciding which 4x4 to bring. I dont think i need the bed this weekend since i left my bed at nicks yesterday, so i might bring up the ugly truckling, see if diesel drops this week before i make a decision. You bringing the wife?
by Genie4x4
Mon Oct 20, 2008 5:17 pm
Forum: Planning a trip?
Topic: Whanga Road Labour Weekend
Replies: 133
Views: 7565

Re: Whanga Road Labour Weekend

Jerry you sure you have a v8 lexus prado, not just showing a pic of you standing beside nicks truck? Maybe if you take a part off nicks truck everytime you see him you will have enough to build a going one of your own...nick wont notice he will just fix it..reece I hope you are bringing that pink bl...
by Genie4x4
Sun Oct 19, 2008 8:13 pm
Forum: Planning a trip?
Topic: Whanga Road Labour Weekend
Replies: 133
Views: 7565

Re: Whanga Road Labour Weekend

Tony toughen up and come up on saturday night after work, stop making excuses and we will even let you have saturday off from the working bee
by Genie4x4
Sat Oct 18, 2008 7:54 pm
Forum: Land Access / DOC legislation / Regulations
Topic: who roled in chch today
Replies: 21
Views: 1956

Re: who roled in chch today

Were they forum members?
by Genie4x4
Sat Oct 18, 2008 7:35 pm
Forum: Land Access / DOC legislation / Regulations
Topic: who roled in chch today
Replies: 21
Views: 1956

who roled in chch today

Just noticed that someone rolled in chch everyone aright?
by Genie4x4
Fri Oct 17, 2008 7:25 am
Forum: Planning a trip?
Topic: Whanga Road Labour Weekend
Replies: 133
Views: 7565

Re: Whanga Road Labour Weekend

dont tie me to bullbar i'm too fat you will fall into one of those mud holes and not come back up, at coolies you might need me there to add extra weight to the front wheels for traction.

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