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by keithal
Sun Jul 01, 2018 4:48 pm
Forum: 4WD Parts
Topic: 33x10.5 bfgs
Replies: 0
Views: 428

33x10.5 bfgs

Selling my 33x10.5 bfg km2s
In good Nick only done about 4000ks
Selling up toys to help fund a house
https://www.trademe.co.nz/1684468956
Will get photos up in the next couple of days

Cheers
Alex
by keithal
Wed Mar 14, 2018 3:26 pm
Forum: Projects / Mod's
Topic: Warn 8274 DIY upgrades
Replies: 41
Views: 1954

Re: Warn 8274 DIY upgrades

mudtroll wrote:Clever guy. Couldn't you have mounted the freespool controller etc in the cab & just run the hydraulic hose to the brake?

Looks like it's mounted in the back of the truck as it is so out of the shit anyway
by keithal
Wed Jan 24, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: Tool Shed
Topic: Rock Sliders.... How to mount them?
Replies: 2
Views: 304

Re: Rock Sliders.... How to mount them?

Mine are bolted with sandwich plates either side of the chassis
The way I see it I'd rather the slider get damaged/ bent than potentially bending the chassis if I come down to hard on the sliders
by keithal
Thu Sep 07, 2017 9:34 pm
Forum: Drivetrain / Suspension
Topic: prado/surf SAS 4" lift custom radius arms
Replies: 19
Views: 1514

Re: prado/surf SAS 4" lift custom radius arms

they said replacement arms have to be same strength or stronger than originals, and preferably longer. also asked about reshaping the brackets that the factory arms bolt into to keep castor right if I keep using them and they happy. 002.jpg something like that. if your going to the effort of custom...
by keithal
Sat Aug 19, 2017 2:01 am
Forum: Toyota
Topic: What's involved in drilling perches to move front diff?
Replies: 16
Views: 1142

Re: What's involved in drilling perches to move front diff?

Hi I looked at this post and thought ------ this could be good for the sole and have a laugh then as I was looking it came to me that we need more of this as it got the old brain working :- first it was in the Toyota section, second the authors name is MattIn106 now this took a bit longer ---- does...
by keithal
Mon May 22, 2017 7:55 pm
Forum: Projects / Mod's
Topic: 5l turbo hilux
Replies: 4
Views: 430

Re: 5l turbo hilux

Anyone know where i can get the ifs hub spacers in nz or do I have to order from the state's?
by keithal
Mon May 22, 2017 7:53 pm
Forum: Projects / Mod's
Topic: 5l turbo hilux
Replies: 4
Views: 430

Re: 5l turbo hilux

High steer kit and extended shackles are on there way
Drop crossmember is almost done

And bar is all bolted up
Might add a few gussets here and there to keep it nice and strong and then a clean up and lick of paint
by keithal
Wed May 10, 2017 8:36 pm
Forum: Projects / Mod's
Topic: 5l turbo hilux
Replies: 4
Views: 430

Re: 5l turbo hilux

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by keithal
Wed May 10, 2017 8:01 pm
Forum: Projects / Mod's
Topic: 5l turbo hilux
Replies: 4
Views: 430

5l turbo hilux

Thought I may as well start a build thread After my last single cab hilux got pinched i bought a cheap Pajero and a pos lwb safari then about a year ago I found another single cab ln106 with a 5l turbo motor in it First thing to go on it was a set of 33x10.5 bfg km2 Then a 50mm bodylift to stop the ...
by keithal
Mon Mar 20, 2017 6:42 pm
Forum: Tool Shed
Topic: Modifying a Runva winch?
Replies: 10
Views: 1190

Re: Modifying a Runva winch?

Mattrade wrote:Found this on the Web. Your skills could pull this off. U can get aftermarket overdrive gears to fit in stock case too.

Is that not just a twin motor warn?
by keithal
Mon Dec 19, 2016 10:26 pm
Forum: Tool Shed
Topic: Name the broken bit
Replies: 12
Views: 1253

Re: Name the broken bit

hamishh wrote:Just curious but what is the cheap part time mod



i would assume by welding the spiders connected to the rear output on the center diff driving the rear end leaving the front unattached till the center diff lock and hubs are engaged?? just guessing tho
by keithal
Sun Dec 04, 2016 9:14 pm
Forum: Drivetrain / Suspension
Topic: Hilux leaf spring relocation kit
Replies: 4
Views: 535

Re: Hilux leaf spring relocation kit

if you already have the adjustable draglink and torque rod just redrill the perches on your housing (one side is already done from the factory) can move the diff about 25 or 30mm (cant remember exactly) then ya just need the DS spacer but rears up front and high steer will drastically improve the of...
by keithal
Sun Dec 04, 2016 8:58 pm
Forum: Projects / Mod's
Topic: Oh no new Project: Named Project Rhino
Replies: 1
Views: 491

Re: Oh no new Project: Named Project Rhino

So found a good base 1994 Terrano 256000 kms service history for last 6 years. 3l v6 interior is in pretty good condition. Bad: little rust spot in door jam of drivers side rear door but meh nothing cut and weld or just bog the prick over hehe :roll: jacked it up and has open diff Need to do the ca...
by keithal
Thu Aug 04, 2016 10:37 pm
Forum: Land Access / DOC legislation / Regulations
Topic: Maungatapu Track closed ????
Replies: 18
Views: 3074

Re: Maungatapu Track closed ????

NJV6 wrote:
keithal wrote:That was one hell of a thread dig


Yes, but a fully justified one. It's good to have access updates.

Can't argue with that
by keithal
Tue Aug 02, 2016 4:53 pm
Forum: Land Access / DOC legislation / Regulations
Topic: Maungatapu Track closed ????
Replies: 18
Views: 3074

Re: Maungatapu Track closed ????

baxter wrote:It's open to inderviduals - took the Lada through a few months ago - you need to give the NCC a refundable $100 bond for the key :)


You must have a long ass handle on your shovel
That was one hell of a thread dig
by keithal
Mon May 23, 2016 9:45 pm
Forum: Feedback
Topic: New Software/Layout
Replies: 28
Views: 2678

Re: New Software/Layout

loving the new layout so far
seems to be quicker and just as easy to use and if its slows the spammers down then even better

definitely keen for paid members to be back up and running to help fund the site

cheers for all the hard work mike

Alex
by keithal
Wed May 04, 2016 10:43 pm
Forum: Tool Shed
Topic: Electrics- 24v to 12v
Replies: 14
Views: 719

Re: Electrics- 24v to 12v

The series- parallel switch from an 80 series landcruiser
by keithal
Sun Apr 10, 2016 11:49 pm
Forum: Tool Shed
Topic: Gopro or similar
Replies: 19
Views: 1531

Re: Gopro or similar

jump onto aliexpress and search for action cams
cheap as and fairly good quality film from them

flatmate has the sj4000 and it seems pretty solid construction wise

ive just bough 2 of the sj7000 model so will see how they go
by keithal
Thu Dec 17, 2015 9:26 pm
Forum: New Members and Beginners
Topic: Hi I am a newbie from Wellington
Replies: 9
Views: 631

Re: Hi I am a newbie from Wellington

We are going as far as Naseby I think. So not quite far down as you are heading. we are travelling through until the 3-4th of Jan. We are only looking to travel easy to moderate tracks, more exploring than rougher 4wding. We are looking at travelling the Dunstan range and Old Man range as well as o...
by keithal
Tue Dec 15, 2015 9:00 pm
Forum: Tool Shed
Topic: Snatch strap opinions
Replies: 17
Views: 1229

Re: Snatch strap opinions

Haven't used either of those but my 24mm nylon rope from cookies was only 130 for a 10m
The cheaper one is probably only 20mm nylon from the looks of it hence the cheaper price
by keithal
Tue Dec 01, 2015 4:03 pm
Forum: Nissan
Topic: safari ute chop
Replies: 3
Views: 628

Re: safari ute chop

Legally, It will require low volume certification. Mine was done at katikati engineering by the previous owner. They've done an excellent job of the deck. Apparently the do a lot for forrestry, so they'd be a start. Didn't deal so well with the gutters inside the roof and now have rust patches comi...
by keithal
Mon Nov 30, 2015 9:53 pm
Forum: Nissan
Topic: safari ute chop
Replies: 3
Views: 628

safari ute chop

anyone know the legalities of doing an open back ute chop? have lwb low roof that needs the arse chopped off it http://www.google.co.nz/imgres?imgurl=http://www.mudrhino.com.au/Images/ImageGallery/junk4.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.mudrhino.com.au/ReadersVehicles.htm&h=600&w=800&tbnid=8I...
by keithal
Sat Nov 28, 2015 4:15 pm
Forum: Tool Shed
Topic: Snatch strap opinions
Replies: 17
Views: 1229

Re: Snatch strap opinions

Having now used both nylon rope and snatch master straps and would go rope over a strap every time
Stretch a lot better and can be re spliced on the go if hey ever broke
Only downside to rope is the fact they take up so much more room
by keithal
Tue Oct 20, 2015 4:27 pm
Forum: Suzuki
Topic: Suzuki SusyQ on Big River trail Reefton
Replies: 16
Views: 1267

Re: Suzuki SusyQ on Big River trail Reefton

Having not done big river how hard would it be to drag a trailer in and get rid of the body?
by keithal
Tue Sep 01, 2015 5:10 pm
Forum: 4WD Parts
Topic: Trademe auctions (interesting TM auctions)
Replies: 1523
Views: 156481

Re: Trademe auctions (interesting TM auctions)

slaayyaa wrote:32k for 1999 patrol? Really?

http://www.trademe.co.nz/941670900


Td42 with only 130 thousand ks
Factory diff lock
Not that overly expensive when models with well over 250 thousand ks and no difflock are going for 20ish
by keithal
Tue Jul 07, 2015 6:52 pm
Forum: Nissan
Topic: safari recovery points
Replies: 2
Views: 520

safari recovery points

http://www.patrolapart.com.au/product/r ... ery-point/

anybody know somewhere in nz that sells something like these for front of a gq?
what other options for front tow points are there?

cheers Alex
by keithal
Mon Apr 06, 2015 5:10 pm
Forum: Tool Shed
Topic: Best Battery Tool Brand
Replies: 27
Views: 1563

Re: Best Battery Tool Brand

I run milwaukee gear at work and haven't had any issues apart from operator error
Not cheap if your only looking for round the home
AEG are not bad tools for the price
And definitely go for lithium batteries
by keithal
Mon Mar 30, 2015 7:36 pm
Forum: Toyota
Topic: kzj78 front clip
Replies: 6
Views: 673

Re: kzj78 front clip

If your going to pole 80 series axles under it why not buy that leaf sprung girl? 4 link front 3link rear safari front and 80 rear... Turbo the motor.. Buy time you brought a kzj changed clips and did some motor work as the 1kz are are far weaker motor than what that old leaf sprung bus has she wou...
by keithal
Sat Mar 28, 2015 10:35 am
Forum: Petrol Engines and Modifications
Topic: hilux 3.0 v6 engine any good?
Replies: 8
Views: 905

Re: hilux 3.0 v6 engine any good?

for a 3l v6 they arent they are a bit gutless

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