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Re: Tomsoffroad & Customs

Postby Petemcc » Sun Apr 06, 2014 9:12 am

Na they haven't twisted but it is a bit vague on the road, feels like the bushes are stuffed. Putting the brace in the rear seemed to help so I thought trying the front could be an idea too. The way to do it would to be to make the shackles like a banana so that you can get the brace in without it hitting the chassis. Seems like a lot of hard work though! I have a few more things to sort before that gets to the top of the list.

Some new bushes would probably be a good idea too haha the current ones were "near new" when we did all the suspension work.

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Re: Tomsoffroad & Customs

Postby tomsoffroad » Sat Apr 26, 2014 9:02 pm

Another 3 link front and rear KZN130 Surf :mrgreen:

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And my Surf no longer has a front bar :cry: :cry: :roll: :lol:

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Re: Tomsoffroad & Customs

Postby Trundle » Sat Apr 26, 2014 9:05 pm

What is the over top steering of tom 78 series prado ?

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Re: Tomsoffroad & Customs

Postby tomsoffroad » Sat Apr 26, 2014 10:11 pm

Trundle wrote:What is the over top steering of tom 78 series prado ?


130 Steering box with a trailgear dropped pitman arm. Drag link is 30mm hollow bar with a 80 series TRE and a 60 series Cruiser TRE. Tie rod is 30mm hollow bar with 80 series TRE and a 60 series TRE. Steering arms are factory LN106, drivers has the J arm chopped off.

I try to use common TRE's. Nothing worse than having a busted exotic part in the middle of nowhere :wink:

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Re: Tomsoffroad & Customs

Postby Fakey » Sun Apr 27, 2014 11:03 am

You're get getting those 3-links out pretty quick these days Tom, great work. What front springs did you use on that surf?
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Didn't barbie drive a jeep??

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Re: Tomsoffroad & Customs

Postby jonossiksilvia » Sun Apr 27, 2014 11:17 am

need ramp shots :lol:
Current 4wd: Surf Kzn185 ssrg factory Intercooled (yet to start build)
Past 4wd: toyota surf ln130, coil sas, 1uz v8 build

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Re: Tomsoffroad & Customs

Postby tomsoffroad » Sun Apr 27, 2014 7:01 pm

Fakey wrote:You're get getting those 3-links out pretty quick these days Tom, great work. What front springs did you use on that surf?


Cheers :D Front coils are standard height GQ Safari. Rears are 2" lift 80 series Cruiser

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Re: Tomsoffroad & Customs

Postby tomsoffroad » Sun Apr 27, 2014 7:03 pm

jonossiksilvia wrote:need ramp shots :lol:


Too late :cry: It has different diff ratios because the owner wasn't able to find another 4.8 in time and it didn't have the front bump stops fitted. It'll flex well tho :wink:

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Re: Tomsoffroad & Customs

Postby tomsoffroad » Sat May 03, 2014 8:00 pm

Be a few here who recognise this weapon. :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
Front bar/arches, Prado styles. Sliders are ours but were done a couple of years ago :mrgreen:

Winch mount is part of the chassis
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Re: Tomsoffroad & Customs

Postby tomsoffroad » Sat May 03, 2014 8:09 pm

One for the Rover freaks (I know your out there :mrgreen: )
The winch isn't in there in these pics because the owner has to relocate the trans cooler to make room.

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Re: Tomsoffroad & Customs

Postby PigFmr » Sat May 03, 2014 10:06 pm

tomsoffroad wrote:Be a few here who recognise this weapon. :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
Front bar/arches, Prado styles. Sliders are ours but were done a couple of years ago :mrgreen:

Winch mount is part of the chassis
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owner be well happy with that :) ,reckon it b spending sometime up in nrth canty wiv some more mods to do :)

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Re: Tomsoffroad & Customs

Postby mike barnett » Mon May 05, 2014 9:43 am

The pome will have to grow some nads now Tom .Or do you also give driving lessons for people that own trucks like that ?. :mrgreen: :mrgreen: nice work Tom.

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Re: Tomsoffroad & Customs

Postby tallsam66 » Mon May 05, 2014 4:29 pm

mike barnett wrote:The pome will have to grow some nads now Tom .Or do you also give driving lessons for people that own trucks like that ?. :mrgreen: :mrgreen: nice work Tom.


He might need a box to stand on to get in !!!

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Re: Tomsoffroad & Customs

Postby PigFmr » Mon May 05, 2014 5:55 pm

tallsam66 wrote:
mike barnett wrote:The pome will have to grow some nads now Tom .Or do you also give driving lessons for people that own trucks like that ?. :mrgreen: :mrgreen: nice work Tom.


He might need a box to stand on to get in !!!


why the #### would a need box ? its smaller than my old safari's to get in, as for power it got far less horsepower than my old safari

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Postby CLUMZ1 » Tue May 06, 2014 10:26 am

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Re: Tomsoffroad & Customs

Postby tomsoffroad » Wed May 14, 2014 7:01 pm

Forgot to post these pics. :roll: Terrano sump slightly modified to suit Petes solid axle D21

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Templates followed by more templates :mrgreen:

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Dip stick had to be relocated to the other side of the engine

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Re: Tomsoffroad & Customs

Postby tomsoffroad » Wed May 14, 2014 7:04 pm

Got the Pajero back in the shed and have been stitching up the front. Making the Commodore radiator fit has been interesting.............. however I've been a little distracted :roll: building the workshop extension :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

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Re: Tomsoffroad & Customs

Postby tomsoffroad » Wed May 21, 2014 8:46 pm

Commodore radiator in the Pajero. Entertaining little job :mrgreen: Using the factory transcooler too. All nice and simple with all common parts :wink:

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Re: Tomsoffroad & Customs

Postby tomsoffroad » Wed May 21, 2014 8:50 pm

Then I moved onto a little Zuk. Cute wee things :mrgreen:
Sliders, arches and a snorkel. :D :D

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Re: Tomsoffroad & Customs

Postby 109 » Wed May 21, 2014 10:09 pm

tomsoffroad wrote: Cute wee things :mrgreen:


Ha!
Good to see the springs on the right side of the axle

Nice work mate 8)

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Re: Tomsoffroad & Customs

Postby skidmark » Tue May 27, 2014 8:07 pm

Im sure Ive seen it in this thread before, but its alot of pages to go through...

what tube do you use for your sliders/and exos? also what kind of bender you use? if you dont mind me asking.

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modified surf, hardly drive it seem to keep modifying it....

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Re: Tomsoffroad & Customs

Postby tomsoffroad » Tue May 27, 2014 10:30 pm

skidmark wrote:Im sure Ive seen it in this thread before, but its alot of pages to go through...

what tube do you use for your sliders/and exos? also what kind of bender you use? if you dont mind me asking.

cheers

Dont mind at all :D

Sliders are 1.25" nominal bore medium wall. Cages are 1.25 and 1.5" nb med wall pipe.

My bender is just a cheap topmaq jobby but I have bramley dies.

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Re: Tomsoffroad & Customs

Postby skidmark » Wed May 28, 2014 11:17 am

Sweet, is that seamless pipe? Cause I've found seamless in 3.5 mn wall seamed by 3.2.or am I looking at the wrong stuff?
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Re: Tomsoffroad & Customs

Postby tomsoffroad » Wed May 28, 2014 9:38 pm

No it has a seam. 3.2mm wall. :D

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Re: Tomsoffroad & Customs

Postby J_Dub » Sun Jun 01, 2014 10:54 am

Hi tom. Have u any of the terrano idler brackets left u made not long ago? Couldn't find the thread.

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Re: Tomsoffroad & Customs

Postby tomsoffroad » Fri Jun 20, 2014 2:25 pm

Sorry people, I've been slack updating on here. I will update every now and then but if your keen to see whats been going on in the mean time check out Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/Tomsoffr ... 3073880566
Heaps of pics on there :mrgreen:
If Facebook isn't your thing then feel free to contact me on the number below.

Cheers Tom

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Re: Tomsoffroad & Customs

Postby tweake » Fri Jun 20, 2014 2:56 pm

what price on the 2lt dump pipe?

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Re: Tomsoffroad & Customs

Postby tomsoffroad » Mon Aug 25, 2014 7:32 am

Heres a 60 series ive just finished a soa on.
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Re: Tomsoffroad & Customs

Postby tomsoffroad » Mon Aug 25, 2014 7:41 am

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Re: Tomsoffroad & Customs

Postby on2it » Mon Aug 25, 2014 7:25 pm

What have you done to the 60 Tom?
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