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by rotordogg
Fri May 22, 2015 3:06 pm
Forum: 4WD Parts
Topic: wanted safari stub axles
Replies: 13
Views: 865

Re: wanted safari stub axles

We cut the swivel ends off Nissan front diffs and throw them away at work (put Toyota swivels on!) I'll see what I can find and what the boss wants for them...
by rotordogg
Wed Aug 20, 2014 2:54 pm
Forum: Tool Shed
Topic: BEADLOCK RIMS FITTING PROBLEM
Replies: 11
Views: 947

Re: BEADLOCK RIMS FITTING PROBLEM

You can get profile cut spacer rings made.
We've used them at work before to fix opposite problem, ie bead loose in clamp...
Take a rim into a engineering place that can profile cut and see what they say...

However, My last set of bead locks always had a small gap, I never worried about it...
by rotordogg
Fri Aug 01, 2014 12:20 pm
Forum: Projects / Mod's
Topic: Any one know this trials truck
Replies: 19
Views: 1615

Re: Any one know this trials truck

...Fox Shocks which are too big for the truck which increases its chances of it rolling over :| 14" Fox stroked down to 10" now so it doesn't overextend and roll as much as when fox were originally fitted. I co-drove for him in its last outing, loads of grunt and climbs really well!! He h...
by rotordogg
Wed Jul 30, 2014 12:06 pm
Forum: 4WD Parts
Topic: WANTED: Surf Bullbar/Winchbar (KZN130)
Replies: 7
Views: 487

Re: WANTED: Surf Bullbar/Winchbar (KZN130)

Where abouts in NZ are you??
by rotordogg
Sat Jul 26, 2014 8:59 pm
Forum: Tool Shed
Topic: roll cage paint
Replies: 3
Views: 524

Re: roll cage paint

I'm cheap, I use spray can and touch up the scratches when needed.
Have a mate who's got his exocage painted nicely and so far is lasting alot better than my spray can job...
So either way!!!
by rotordogg
Sat Jul 26, 2014 8:52 pm
Forum: 4wd Safety
Topic: Driver - Navigator communications?
Replies: 22
Views: 2097

Re: Driver - Navigator communications?

Yip, Bluetooth headsets in helmet are great! I use for trials and they last all day, can talk to navi when there out of truck guiding recovery or when walking course before driving it. Biggest thing we found was to 'pair' them together away from the pits so other devices didn't interfere with them, ...
by rotordogg
Mon Jul 21, 2014 12:14 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Manawatu 4wd family fundraiser
Replies: 20
Views: 1924

Re: Manawatu 4wd family fundraiser

Glad you all enjoyed it! Weather wasn't as good as hoped, but still everything went really smoothly.

Thanks for the photos Jerry, much appreciated.

Dogg.
by rotordogg
Thu Jul 17, 2014 10:22 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Manawatu 4wd family fundraiser
Replies: 20
Views: 1924

Re: Manawatu 4wd family fundraiser

Bump

Few spots still available, lots of prizes up for grabs, should be a bit of snow up the top too!!
by rotordogg
Tue Jul 08, 2014 12:26 pm
Forum: Lada
Topic: Lada going cheap
Replies: 3
Views: 893

Lada going cheap

Lada not running right but might be a cheap fix- cheap truck...

http://www.trademe.co.nz/motors/used-cars/other/auction-750921381.htm
by rotordogg
Tue Jul 08, 2014 12:11 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Manawatu 4wd family fundraiser
Replies: 20
Views: 1924

Re: Manawatu 4wd family fundraiser

For those looking at coming along on the fundraiser trip in two weeks: If you have not already entered, please ensure you get your entry in. Spot Prizes up for grabs: Ford merchandise Holden merchandise Free WOFs Free oil changes Free 4WD wheel alignments Free car groom Cell phones Car care packages...
by rotordogg
Mon Jul 07, 2014 12:20 pm
Forum: Projects / Mod's
Topic: trailer???? bugger it ill go transporter
Replies: 29
Views: 2608

Re: trailer???? bugger it ill go transporter

KROOZA wrote:I do know they can be difficult if you forget that important letter though....


...Or if you move house and can't take all your on hold reg's to new address!
Been hit with that before...
by rotordogg
Fri Jul 04, 2014 2:55 pm
Forum: Product Reviews / 4wd Service
Topic: Dishonest Trade-Me vendors
Replies: 20
Views: 2033

Re: Dishonest Trade-Me vendors

Maybe worth passing onto Campbell live too, they like this sort of investigation.
by rotordogg
Thu Jul 03, 2014 10:15 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Manawatu 4wd family fundraiser
Replies: 20
Views: 1924

Re: Manawatu 4wd family fundraiser

Will be easy going scenic drive along top of ranges under wind turbines and then up to a doc hut, mostly gravel roads easy enough to do with AT's. trip is aimed at family's who own a 4wd but don't use it offroad and also people wanting to take a easy drive with some awsome views! (Weather permitting...
by rotordogg
Wed Jul 02, 2014 2:48 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Manawatu 4wd family fundraiser
Replies: 20
Views: 1924

Manawatu 4wd family fundraiser

4 X 4 Family fundraiser In conjunction with Manawatu 4WD Club Who…… Our local Rescue Helicopter is partly funded by large corporations which donate thousands and thousands of dollars each year. Despite this generosity they still rely on us, the general public to fund the vital service they provide. ...
by rotordogg
Fri Jun 06, 2014 12:18 pm
Forum: Projects / Mod's
Topic: Competition Winch Tech
Replies: 44
Views: 4321

Re: Competition Winch Tech

Was impressed with your rig on the weekend, thought you'd just drive everything!! 8) I was co-driving in Nissan with PTO, plenty of grunt and it winches in and out, sticks out the front a little too much for my liking but incab air operated freespool is a god send!! We put winch camera above it the ...
by rotordogg
Thu Jun 05, 2014 10:32 am
Forum: Events
Topic: 2014 KIWI Teams Challenge thanks and pics
Replies: 10
Views: 1124

Re: 2014 KIWI Teams Challenge thanks and pics

Sweet video catylist! An awsome weekend for sure. Next year I propose that ore members get t shirts printed with their username so we can figure out who we are talking to :lol: I was way too slow sometimes and then felt like an idiot ! Yeah, know what ya mean. I like the shirt idea 8) Good idea, ma...
by rotordogg
Wed Jun 04, 2014 12:19 pm
Forum: Drivetrain / Suspension
Topic: locked front diff
Replies: 35
Views: 2717

Re: locked front diff

I had a welded diff in my lada (Trailer queen), when I made a steel casing front diff I thought I'd try the welded diff in the front and go play in a familiar bit of land, the traction was awesome, a lot better than welded in the back, got up hills easier than expected! but simple turns became 3 poi...
by rotordogg
Tue May 27, 2014 12:27 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Kiwi Marshalls required for QBW
Replies: 62
Views: 5762

Re: Kiwi Marshalls required for QBW

Marshal list wrote:Bolo plus 1in a 4wd
Jafa in a 4wd
Dace is walking
Tony in a 4wd
Adrian is walking
Nick in a 4wd
Curly is walking
Paul and Feona in a 4wd
Ingrid in a 4wd but its a landrover so it's too much truck for her!
Tara in a 4wd
by rotordogg
Mon May 26, 2014 12:06 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Kiwi Marshalls required for QBW
Replies: 62
Views: 5762

Re: Kiwi Marshalls required for QBW

Marshal list wrote:Bolo plus 2
Jafa
Dace
Tony . Graham
Adrian
Nick
Curly
Paul
Feona
Ingrid
by rotordogg
Mon May 05, 2014 12:29 pm
Forum: Tool Shed
Topic: using an old ABS set up for fiddle brakes.
Replies: 16
Views: 1093

Re: using an old ABS set up for fiddle brakes.

Heard Howie's played with ABS units for powering his hydrolic lockers, might be worth a call to him to see what he found out...

He's normally happy to chat about things like that.

I'll look at using that for my next Howie locker!
by rotordogg
Thu May 01, 2014 2:36 pm
Forum: Petrol Engines and Modifications
Topic: VR 3.8 V6 into Isuzu Conversion help
Replies: 6
Views: 706

Re: VR 3.8 V6 into Isuzu Conversion help

tow99 wrote:buy a new eprom from trx100 on trademe or ebay with vats removed. Vehicle Anti Theift System.cheap and easy.take the cover off the ecu pull out the old eprom and plug in the new one.google it for photos.


IF doing this be aware or static electricity, don't touch the pins of the eprom...
by rotordogg
Mon Mar 31, 2014 11:21 am
Forum: Trip Reports, Trail Reviews, Reports and Information
Topic: "Ive got a crak'n good idea" Said Mr Ice.......
Replies: 19
Views: 2094

Re: "Ive got a crak'n good idea" Said Mr Ice.......

Awsome write up dude, you should send it into one of the mags!!
by rotordogg
Tue Mar 25, 2014 11:07 am
Forum: Drivetrain / Suspension
Topic: Mazda Gearbox's?????????
Replies: 4
Views: 445

Re: Mazda Gearbox's?????????

Thanks for the reply's, also got PM'd a lot of info, have some more leads to follow now.

Will go into Geartech when I'm next in town too....
by rotordogg
Tue Mar 18, 2014 11:27 am
Forum: Drivetrain / Suspension
Topic: Mazda Gearbox's?????????
Replies: 4
Views: 445

Mazda Gearbox's?????????

I've had a quick search and google but can't find a lot, hoping someone here will be able to help me out. I'm following a couple of rumours, Are all Mazda gearbox's and bell housings compatible? as in can I put a bell housing form a rwd mazda onto a 4wd gearbox to mate the engine to it? And what gea...
by rotordogg
Thu Mar 13, 2014 8:46 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: MARSHALS REQUIRED FOR MANAWATU 4X4 TRIALS (URGENT)
Replies: 6
Views: 712

Re: MARSHALS REQUIRED FOR MANAWATU 4X4 TRIALS (URGENT)

SV1K wrote:Yep, will be there to assist... will be heading up Saturday nite and camping on Dogg's lawn (he don't know that yet but will once he has read this)...


All good mate, I'll get the lego out for you...

I'd suggest Camping rather than amping too... :roll:
by rotordogg
Mon Feb 24, 2014 11:19 am
Forum: This weekends achievements
Topic: 22nd & 23rd Feb
Replies: 14
Views: 1666

Re: 22nd & 23rd Feb

Went out with manawatu 4wd club to stockcars on sat night, set up 6 truck static display and had a few laps on the track between races! 8) My codriver had my truck and I took John Cowpers out. Sunday small display of two trucks at tokomaru range ride, chatted to a lot of motoX riders and drummed up ...
by rotordogg
Thu Jan 23, 2014 6:04 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Marshalls needed this saturday (wanganui area)
Replies: 1
Views: 376

Re: Marshalls needed this saturday (wanganui area)

Experience not needed, training provided. If unsure of things you'll be paired up with someone who's done it before.
by rotordogg
Wed Jan 22, 2014 7:30 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Marshalls needed this saturday (wanganui area)
Replies: 1
Views: 376

Marshalls needed this saturday (wanganui area)

Hello all, Wanganui Club is running a round of national trials this coming saturday, 25th jan, and have found themselves short of marshalls, It will be a early start, 7:30 am 457 Waimutu Rd, Turikina, (Can form a convoy form palmy if needed.) BUT you'll get to see some of the best trial drivers doin...
by rotordogg
Sat Jan 18, 2014 11:36 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Come join the Grey Lynn Offroad Adventure Club
Replies: 28
Views: 2494

Re: Come join the Grey Lynn Offroad Adventure Club

Should the same thing happen when you are on a LROCA trip, NZFWDA insurance will supply a lawyer and cover the costs involved. Also if the trip causes other damage and a claim for is made against you, you will most likely be personally libel. Again LROCA and other NZFWDA clubs have this covered. It...
by rotordogg
Thu Jan 16, 2014 7:03 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Deadwood Safari Marshalls needed
Replies: 10
Views: 1108

Re: Deadwood Safari Marshalls needed

Put Ingrid down to Marshall.

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