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by 00falcon
Thu Aug 31, 2017 5:28 pm
Forum: Jeep
Topic: A Short History of Progress – Harvey’s Wrangler
Replies: 62
Views: 6164

Re: A Short History of Progress – Harvey’s Wrangler

Bugger, Bugger, Bugger... Everything seamed to be going to plan... She starts fine, and go straight to a comfortable idle. However, after giving a little bit of throttle, she seams to take longer to return to a steady idle. i haven't road tested her yet as i want to find out what this issue is... I ...
by 00falcon
Thu Aug 24, 2017 8:39 am
Forum: Jeep
Topic: A Short History of Progress – Harvey’s Wrangler
Replies: 62
Views: 6164

Re: A Short History of Progress – Harvey’s Wrangler

Right... my biggest undertaking so far... (for someone that's not overly mechanically minded) New Headers No too dificult... but it took me near 2 full days... some of the bolts on the underneath are a real B!*ch to get to... and there is no way you can get a torque wrench on them... also, my arms a...
by 00falcon
Thu Jul 27, 2017 12:40 pm
Forum: Jeep
Topic: v8 barbie make over.....
Replies: 452
Views: 31784

Re: v8 barbie make over.....

Yeah, is that the SJ4000...?

that's what i got, and i love that i didn't spend $500 plus on a GoPro
by 00falcon
Sat Jun 17, 2017 10:02 am
Forum: Jeep
Topic: A Short History of Progress – Harvey’s Wrangler
Replies: 62
Views: 6164

Re: A Short History of Progress – Harvey’s Wrangler

I think it might be time so some steel fenders, what with all the F'in trees getting in the way...

however, just a quick straighten for now

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by 00falcon
Sat Jun 17, 2017 9:53 am
Forum: Jeep
Topic: A Short History of Progress – Harvey’s Wrangler
Replies: 62
Views: 6164

Re: A Short History of Progress – Harvey’s Wrangler

An NZ Jeep Club video from the long weekend.

by 00falcon
Thu Jun 08, 2017 10:31 am
Forum: Jeep
Topic: A Short History of Progress – Harvey’s Wrangler
Replies: 62
Views: 6164

Re: A Short History of Progress – Harvey’s Wrangler

Another good weekend in the Jeep.
and best of all, the temperature was perfect...

who'd a thought a bit of mud in the radiator would cause temp issues... duh

The tray worked perfectly.
everything stayed put, and was easy to access...

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by 00falcon
Sun May 28, 2017 5:50 pm
Forum: Jeep
Topic: A Short History of Progress – Harvey’s Wrangler
Replies: 62
Views: 6164

Re: A Short History of Progress – Harvey’s Wrangler

She was getting a little hot on the last outting...

So, New Thermostat, New Viscous Clutch Fan and New Radiator Cap...

Oh, and while at it, i thought i'd best clean the radiator...

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by 00falcon
Wed Apr 05, 2017 11:51 am
Forum: 4wd Safety
Topic: Flooding, road closures etc
Replies: 3
Views: 366

Re: Flooding, road closures etc

Some Auckland Info - 05/04/17 AM

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by 00falcon
Tue Apr 04, 2017 7:27 pm
Forum: Jeep
Topic: A Short History of Progress – Harvey’s Wrangler
Replies: 62
Views: 6164

Re: A Short History of Progress – Harvey’s Wrangler

Got my Front Drive Shaft back together... wasnt really that hard... http://i.imgur.com/yKoPwCs.jpg?1 Also made a cargo tray to sit above the tonneau cover. somewhere to keep the muddy shit... :) Works perfectly, just have to find a way to store and access the spade now... the hi-lift is under the co...
by 00falcon
Wed Feb 08, 2017 6:12 pm
Forum: Jeep
Topic: A Short History of Progress – Harvey’s Wrangler
Replies: 62
Views: 6164

Re: A Short History of Progress – Harvey’s Wrangler

Yeah, in mean she's gonna have to come out any way...
by 00falcon
Wed Feb 08, 2017 9:27 am
Forum: Jeep
Topic: A Short History of Progress – Harvey’s Wrangler
Replies: 62
Views: 6164

Re: A Short History of Progress – Harvey’s Wrangler

Finally got a Bikini Top. Only arrived from the states last night Hmm. cant take here for a drive just yet tho, as i knotted my double-cardon joint on my front drive shaft doing the Wires track over the weekend... Parts already ordered Great track 5 Jeeps - 6 Hours for the full loop http://i.imgur.c...
by 00falcon
Tue Jan 31, 2017 1:40 pm
Forum: Projects / Mod's
Topic: lets see ya camping set ups
Replies: 16
Views: 1211

Re: lets see ya camping set ups

Again, just camping...
But that's the fun of it... leaving it all behind... (so to speak)

We recently put the awning on, and it was the best move...
Shelter from the sun... (I'm pasty white) and shelter from the rain...

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by 00falcon
Sat Jul 09, 2016 4:01 pm
Forum: 4WD Parts
Topic: Winch for my hilux
Replies: 9
Views: 570

Re: Winch for my hilux

Oh true awesome has a lot more grunt ae. You guys get away with a high cca single battery? I have the EWX9500-Q on my Wrangler. I cant rate it highly enough...!!! It has pulled me and others out of some hairy situations... (granted my Wrangler is probably lighter than yours...(1800kgs)) I ran it wi...
by 00falcon
Mon May 23, 2016 8:50 pm
Forum: Feedback
Topic: New Software/Layout
Replies: 28
Views: 1672

Re: New Software/Layout

DieselBoy wrote:
Where do I find the "view active topics" button??

Pete :D :D


Bookmark this...

http://www.offroadexpress.kiwi/Forums/search.php?search_id=active_topics
by 00falcon
Mon May 23, 2016 4:21 pm
Forum: Feedback
Topic: New Software/Layout
Replies: 28
Views: 1672

Re: New Software/Layout

Gee what a bunch of wingers. This site is run for free by Mike and it is done is his own time so just shut up and put up. Its his site, I couldn't give a shit how he runs it as its his site! I have been here since very early days and seen plenty of changes, tell him about actual glitches yes, but k...
by 00falcon
Mon May 23, 2016 3:32 pm
Forum: Feedback
Topic: New Software/Layout
Replies: 28
Views: 1672

Re: New Software/Layout

I kinda like the Dark / Black-Red theme... but the banner detracts from the information being presented. it forces the user to scroll and draws the eye away from the content. Also, landing on a bright busy image, and then following on to reading low contrast text feel a little awkward Content is kin...
by 00falcon
Mon Apr 25, 2016 8:26 pm
Forum: Jeep
Topic: Tyres and wheels choice + Lift (by Teraflex)
Replies: 2
Views: 290

Re: Tyres and wheels choice + Lift (by Teraflex)

My 33's only just fit under my TJ with a 2.5" spring lift.
you might also need a small body lift for 35's
by 00falcon
Mon Apr 11, 2016 5:49 pm
Forum: Tool Shed
Topic: Gopro or similar
Replies: 19
Views: 1145

Re: Gopro or similar

For the price, the SJ4000 is pretty good... not a GoPro... but pretty good non the less From memory, Ebay, NZ$120 ish with 3 batteries, here in a week, with a followup email asking if everything was alright and to just ask if i needed help with it... I use it mounted inside the windshield, plunged i...
by 00falcon
Sat Feb 13, 2016 2:07 pm
Forum: Jeep
Topic: Jeep parts: US Orders
Replies: 25
Views: 1033

Re: Jeep parts: US Orders

This is what i did...

http://www.offroadexpress.kiwi/Forums/viewtopic.php?p=354852#p354852

This was 2012, and i haven't been back since...
but a phone call cant hurt...
by 00falcon
Fri Feb 12, 2016 4:12 pm
Forum: Drivetrain / Suspension
Topic: Auto-Lockers (Yes / No)
Replies: 50
Views: 2073

Re: Auto-Lockers (Yes / No)

yeti wrote:ox does air now as well.......................... :D


Air...?
or electronic cable actuation....

half the reason to go OX, is to get away from air... isnt it...?
by 00falcon
Fri Feb 12, 2016 3:46 pm
Forum: Drivetrain / Suspension
Topic: Auto-Lockers (Yes / No)
Replies: 50
Views: 2073

Re: Auto-Lockers (Yes / No)

have yout hought of running one of those cable ox-lockers? My last google was Detroit vz OX... and ARB vs OX and OX is only US$200 over a detroit (plus the shifter handle) and my last YouTube was (adjusting Backlash) i have phoned a few places... and they all seam to say its a days work to install ...
by 00falcon
Thu Feb 11, 2016 7:32 am
Forum: Drivetrain / Suspension
Topic: Auto-Lockers (Yes / No)
Replies: 50
Views: 2073

Re: Auto-Lockers (Yes / No)

Cheers guys, This post played out the way i was hopping... After all the banter above, i doubt very much i will opt for a front auto locker... My mind and budget will likely swing the way of a Detroit Locker in the rear... for the time being... and then depending on lifes other factors, may be one o...
by 00falcon
Wed Feb 10, 2016 4:38 pm
Forum: Drivetrain / Suspension
Topic: Auto-Lockers (Yes / No)
Replies: 50
Views: 2073

Re: Auto-Lockers (Yes / No)

If you are going to toss the air con than use that as a compressor with a pressure switch. Does it ever stop...? I have started to entertain the idea of using the Aircon pump... one of the guys in the club has this exact setup... Driving both his ARBs and onborad air... all with some trick pipes an...
by 00falcon
Wed Feb 10, 2016 3:21 pm
Forum: Drivetrain / Suspension
Topic: Auto-Lockers (Yes / No)
Replies: 50
Views: 2073

Re: Auto-Lockers (Yes / No)

when i bough a Chinese locker and gave it to my diff man to install he said quote " I've fitted over 1/2 dozen of these now and haven't seen a decent one yet. hope yours is different" when i returned in a couple of days to collect he said "its a piece of "shit" the same as ...
by 00falcon
Wed Feb 10, 2016 7:46 am
Forum: This weekends achievements
Topic: 6-th 8th Feb
Replies: 13
Views: 944

Re: 6-th 8th Feb

Had some fun in the TECT Park...

6 Jeeps, 2 Land rovers

P.S. My new SYE & Drive Shaft held together... So thats good...

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by 00falcon
Wed Feb 10, 2016 7:23 am
Forum: Drivetrain / Suspension
Topic: Auto-Lockers (Yes / No)
Replies: 50
Views: 2073

Re: Auto-Lockers (Yes / No)

If on a budget ... We're all on some sort of budget... :) They are also good at grabing the side of banks and flipping the wagon onto its side. I havent had her on her side yet... but being short and tall, i can see the possibility of this happening... The back does 80% of the work Reading the comm...
by 00falcon
Tue Feb 09, 2016 3:05 pm
Forum: Drivetrain / Suspension
Topic: Auto-Lockers (Yes / No)
Replies: 50
Views: 2073

Re: Auto-Lockers (Yes / No)

save the extra coin and go selectable...........one of the best bits I've thrown in the dirty thirty ........ :D the problem it, its quite a bit of extra coin... (plus install, as thats not a home job) Other than ARB's and OX, what recommendation for selectable are there... Quadratec do a pair of A...
by 00falcon
Tue Feb 09, 2016 2:04 pm
Forum: Drivetrain / Suspension
Topic: Auto-Lockers (Yes / No)
Replies: 50
Views: 2073

Re: Auto-Lockers (Yes / No)

lax2wlg wrote:I'm not sure I would put an auto unlocker in the front of a Wrangler, for a couple of reasons.


Can you elaberate...?



the yanks seam to have no problem doing it...
by 00falcon
Tue Feb 09, 2016 1:13 pm
Forum: Drivetrain / Suspension
Topic: Auto-Lockers (Yes / No)
Replies: 50
Views: 2073

Re: Auto-Lockers (Yes / No)

fh2014 wrote:auto lockers in front no good for road driving with auto hubs?


I dont have auto hubs...
I dont have selectable hubs...
by 00falcon
Tue Feb 09, 2016 1:06 pm
Forum: Drivetrain / Suspension
Topic: Auto-Lockers (Yes / No)
Replies: 50
Views: 2073

Re: Auto-Lockers (Yes / No)

Should be great,given that it's trailer queen. Rear auto locker, if its auto. Manual transmission will make it a bit harsher. DIY, if I had not sold my TJ I would have done this exact thing. Only if not a daily driver. I have a Dana 44 LSD in the rear... how much different is the install in the rea...

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