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by De-Ranged
Tue May 26, 2020 1:26 am
Forum: Projects / Mod's
Topic: Gertrude the 40 series
Replies: 11
Views: 775

Re: Gertrude the 40 series

I'm running out of jack stands and I'm sick of working around a slopping multi level floor and since I'm cutting the chassis in half to get the triangulation I want for the lower links I'm going to build a Chassis Table https://i.imgur.com/cZEhjb7.jpg The whole thing is modular I can bolt on extenti...
by De-Ranged
Sun May 24, 2020 6:39 pm
Forum: Projects / Mod's
Topic: Gertrude the 40 series
Replies: 11
Views: 775

Re: Gertrude the 40 series

A wee update I've gotten the engine mount bushes lol overnight courier that arrived over a week later Glad I hadn't gotten the engine mounts done yet, been working on the design stuff in solidworks and spreadsheets lol I've never designed a project in this much detail dealing with all the conflicts ...
by De-Ranged
Mon May 11, 2020 7:39 am
Forum: Projects / Mod's
Topic: Gertrude the 40 series
Replies: 11
Views: 775

Re: Gertrude the 40 series

Change of plans lol..... I got a 3D printer recently, and while searching for parts for a project for this I stumbled across a better option for the corner scales.... Shear Beam load scales and generic programable weight displays that have the resister circuit to work from a single load scale. And a...
by De-Ranged
Wed May 06, 2020 10:50 pm
Forum: Projects / Mod's
Topic: Gertrude the 40 series
Replies: 11
Views: 775

Re: Gertrude the 40 series

Cheers Mate thats a pretty cool comment to hear, thank you Right this update is sort of to do with Gertrude but it is about building a set of wheel or corner scales.... something I've wanted for a long time but I just can't justify $2000+ on for the occasional use lol Before I go into the design I'v...
by De-Ranged
Tue May 05, 2020 1:07 pm
Forum: Projects / Mod's
Topic: Gertrude the 40 series
Replies: 11
Views: 775

Re: Gertrude the 40 series

Lol another blast from the past... good to hear from you Yea I wasn't keen to make this into a project and I'm trying to design as much as possible on CAD so hopefully it speeds up the building of it.... this truck was my play toy.... Yes the manual gearbox has stayed.... just because of the winch w...
by De-Ranged
Mon May 04, 2020 1:12 pm
Forum: Projects / Mod's
Topic: Gertrude the 40 series
Replies: 11
Views: 775

Re: Gertrude the 40 series

found some of your other posts on the LR forum(not sure how I ended up there,) but enjoy reading your posts.Thanks Thank you for the comment I'm now able to get back down the shed, I spent half a day tracing wires back through the firewall and working out how everything worked and came to the decis...
by De-Ranged
Sat Apr 25, 2020 8:56 am
Forum: Projects / Mod's
Topic: Gertrude the 40 series
Replies: 11
Views: 775

Re: Gertrude the 40 series

I've got an old one I found in the great garage clean up.... Looks like end the drive shaft bolts to (pinion?) has been shared off. Can't remember when I did it must have been a while ago You can have it... I'm in Tauranga Edit. Think ring gear is also damaged Thank you for that.... you catching up...
by De-Ranged
Wed Apr 22, 2020 8:44 am
Forum: Projects / Mod's
Topic: Gertrude the 40 series
Replies: 11
Views: 775

Gertrude the 40 series

I figured since Mike has spent the money to keep the site up... I'd put some effort in too So here is a bit of history I've picked up https://i.imgur.com/jIzajjJ.jpg I've had it for a yr or so and in that time I solved a few problems, the old tank was full of rust and pealing tank sealer... to the p...
by De-Ranged
Mon Sep 09, 2019 2:10 am
Forum: Projects / Mod's
Topic: Ln106 build
Replies: 7
Views: 1161

Re: Ln106 build

Oh and heres Pirate
https://www.pirate4x4.com/forum/

Go into the Toyota truck and 4 runner section and top of it is the bible :wink: just remember its more from an American rock crawling view but still the best tech you will find anywhere
by De-Ranged
Mon Sep 09, 2019 2:04 am
Forum: Projects / Mod's
Topic: Ln106 build
Replies: 7
Views: 1161

Re: Ln106 build

lol I thought I recognized your name.... thats an open invite to you by the way come have a beer or bourbon Your diff builder did right for you, dragging on a toyota 8" lol you want everything right for that ! But to give you an idea my current transaxle build when I do the front diff lock inst...
by De-Ranged
Sun Sep 08, 2019 10:45 am
Forum: Projects / Mod's
Topic: Ln106 build
Replies: 7
Views: 1161

Re: Ln106 build

Blake a pinion crush sleave can't cause wear on an LSD pack, the crush sleave locates the pinion gear in relation to the how deep it sits into the diff nugget.... it doesn't apply any force or anything to the LSD clutch pack inside the crown gear carrier..... basicly you've bought into some Mall Cra...
by De-Ranged
Sun Aug 04, 2019 1:12 pm
Forum: 4WD's Forsale / Wanted
Topic: FJ45 hot rod project
Replies: 2
Views: 934

Re: FJ45 hot rod project

Mate thats a bugger, I liked this one too..... I would buy it but with working in Aus I just don't get enough time in the workshop to finish what I'm working on let alone take on another even if its this cool

Good luck with the sale
by De-Ranged
Sat Apr 27, 2019 9:27 am
Forum: Projects / Mod's
Topic: An Un-named Outlaw...
Replies: 55
Views: 9714

Re: An Un-named Outlaw...

A bit of an update Fitted some Johny Joints to the front of the bottom rear arms https://scontent.fpmr1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/57504076_623435518083515_8343997622100426752_o.jpg?_nc_cat=106&_nc_ht=scontent.fpmr1-1.fna&oh=afe3432273a5f85d31e41e068430a378&oe=5D3A866C And made some new re...
by De-Ranged
Sun Jan 27, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: Projects / Mod's
Topic: sr20 surf buggy
Replies: 16
Views: 2074

Re: sr20 surf buggy

I weld lots of sheet metal I love playing with it My suggestion is to stick with the mig it is far more forgiving than a tig, with the tig your fitment of pannels has to be spot on... it doesn't bridge a gap as easily.... your distance between the torch and work has to be alot more controlled and it...
by De-Ranged
Thu Jan 10, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Projects / Mod's
Topic: An Un-named Outlaw...
Replies: 55
Views: 9714

Re: An Un-named Outlaw...

Na I'll take the cruiser its not a transaxle so has some speed and its setup ready to go
by De-Ranged
Sun Jan 06, 2019 7:23 am
Forum: Projects / Mod's
Topic: An Un-named Outlaw...
Replies: 55
Views: 9714

Re: An Un-named Outlaw...

The back one is the easy one lol the only tricky bit is the amount of cut out for the wheel in guard..... the front dovetail now that I can't visualize, I really don't know if I can make it work lol that will be a wait n see  Got a bit more time in the shed, was on a roll, finished cutting and strai...
by De-Ranged
Thu Jan 03, 2019 8:22 am
Forum: Projects / Mod's
Topic: An Un-named Outlaw...
Replies: 55
Views: 9714

Re: An Un-named Outlaw...

An overdue update, I decided to rebuild this lol a good mate was interested in it and there is no way I'd consider selling this to anyone...... so Carved it back to chassis fixed the dangerous previous repairs..... mounted a new motor on new engine mounts (barrel style so there is no chance of break...
by De-Ranged
Sat Jun 16, 2018 12:53 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: a warning to southland and otago club members
Replies: 7
Views: 2587

Re: a warning to southland and otago club members

This is the inside of the drivers chassis rail cabin side of the "A" pillar https://scontent-syd2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/26195722_380500125710390_3521983586296998883_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=49bed1b7f68dc07b8cf9267390513c40&oe=5BA99ADB I on'y ground it back to hilight the holes in the w...
by De-Ranged
Thu Jan 04, 2018 11:09 pm
Forum: Projects / Mod's
Topic: An Un-named Outlaw...
Replies: 55
Views: 9714

Re: An Un-named Outlaw...

Mate you have no idea lol The original Outlaw is going to need to be totally rebuilt.... cage cut off the chassis and chassis repaired and the cage built to safe standard before I can sell it...... Oh and I'm now working in Western Aussie so I don't think I'll get much of a chance to build mkII anyt...
by De-Ranged
Thu Jan 04, 2018 10:59 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: a warning to southland and otago club members
Replies: 7
Views: 2587

Re: a warning to southland and otago club members

Now we get to the Drivers chassis rail.... on a positive note the box section support for the A pillar on this side was alot better and ran to the chassis and was angled to run along the outrigger so it has a weld about 100mm long along the side to attach it to the outrigger (still wouldn't have pas...
by De-Ranged
Thu Jan 04, 2018 10:24 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: a warning to southland and otago club members
Replies: 7
Views: 2587

Re: a warning to southland and otago club members

Now this A pillar comes forward and down to a box section outrigger that goes back to the chassis https://scontent.fakl2-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/26195438_380500132377056_4795347897218892432_n.jpg?oh=025e2053a98867abc839742f648d0ca2&oe=5AEC73BC Looks not to bad untill you look at where this box ...
by De-Ranged
Thu Jan 04, 2018 10:14 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: a warning to southland and otago club members
Replies: 7
Views: 2587

Re: a warning to southland and otago club members

Right I hope this works my Photobuckect account is useless now so I'm going to try and load these photos from my fb this truck is based on an old LJ50 frame with 3rz motor mid mounted in it so HP has been increased from 25 to 150 the motor is mounted further back in the guts of the chassis instead o...
by De-Ranged
Wed Jan 03, 2018 12:34 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: a warning to southland and otago club members
Replies: 7
Views: 2587

a warning to southland and otago club members

This is a warning I am currently working to fix major safety issues on a club truck that competed in your trails competition for several years It is a mirical that no one was hurt in this truck the cage is nowhere near to a safe level and the unsafe chassis repairs had they let go could have combine...
by De-Ranged
Wed May 03, 2017 6:46 am
Forum: Projects / Mod's
Topic: An Un-named Outlaw...
Replies: 55
Views: 9714

Re: An Un-named Outlaw...

If you hadn't heard I blew the motor on its maiden voyage lol only 500m from the carpark I didn't even get to the first 4wd section lol But I learned the suspension is worse than I thought the rear radius arms steer the truck badly due to high angle they ramp up from the axle to chassis so every tim...
by De-Ranged
Tue Apr 18, 2017 11:37 pm
Forum: Planning a trip?
Topic: ORE Westcoast 2017 Organisation
Replies: 40
Views: 5599

Re: ORE Westcoast 2017 Organisation

Lol since you boys want something, I'll give you my story.... it wont be much and no pic's sorry wasn't game to carry the camera in the buggy Since I was still working on the toy till 12;30 thurs night I decided to leave head over fri and take my time .... stopped in at Toms (offroad) to waste a cou...
by De-Ranged
Sun Apr 09, 2017 11:33 am
Forum: Projects / Mod's
Topic: An Un-named Outlaw...
Replies: 55
Views: 9714

Re: An Un-named Outlaw...

A wee update got the rims back from the Sandblasters and Galvanizers Went to Wilcocks for the sandblasting.... a bit dearer than I'm used to but they were happy to run them across town to Perry I'm rapt with the job they have come up mint http://i243.photobucket.com/albums/ff195/De_Ranged/Un-named%2...
by De-Ranged
Sun Apr 09, 2017 10:47 am
Forum: Planning a trip?
Topic: ORE Westcoast 2017 Organisation
Replies: 40
Views: 5599

Re: ORE Westcoast 2017 Organisation

I'm still coming over from CHCH will just be me and a 2man tent if thats all good otherwise I can book the camp
by De-Ranged
Wed Apr 05, 2017 5:17 pm
Forum: Planning a trip?
Topic: ORE Westcoast 2017 Organisation
Replies: 40
Views: 5599

Re: ORE Westcoast 2017 Organisation

wjw wrote:I'm not going to be able to make it.

But wondering if someone can help. Jafa if bringing a box down for me that I need to get to CHC. is anyone coming back this way?

Thanks,

Bill

If you mean bring it to chch after, no problem I can throw it on the ute
by De-Ranged
Tue Mar 21, 2017 7:38 pm
Forum: Tool Shed
Topic: Modifying a Runva winch?
Replies: 10
Views: 2536

Re: Modifying a Runva winch?

A wee update the price was too good lol http://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing.aspx?id=1281079898 I'm not waiting for the runva info lol I'm going electric PTO Will throw the details up on my truck build thread http://www.offroadexpress.kiwi/Forums/viewtopic.php?f=18&t=46390&p=462125#p462125
by De-Ranged
Mon Mar 20, 2017 7:43 pm
Forum: Tool Shed
Topic: Modifying a Runva winch?
Replies: 10
Views: 2536

Re: Modifying a Runva winch?

It is the first one that Gigglepin built and yes it is a twin motor 8274

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