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    Go to Saddlery place and get a ltr of leather...

    Go to Saddlery place and get a ltr of leather care. for saddles.
    Best treatment there is.

    My 45yr old black leather lounge from Germany. after bringing up 3 kids on it
    still looks and feels...
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    Sticky: Whoops. have a good day all.

    Whoops.
    have a good day all.
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    I've had several Patrols last one an '02 sold...

    I've had several Patrols last one an '02 sold last yr. with 240k on clock 210 of it towing 6.5km 3 ton caravan.
    Never missed a beat in over 13 yrs. Total costs were $430 for a Key Ring Sensor at...
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    Yes mate. but a lot of that was weight of rig...

    Yes mate. but a lot of that was weight of rig itself.

    People with the Patrol will find that a 1.8/1.4ton trolley fits in lengthways along the outside edge of rear footwell behind driver.
    I had...
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    Hi. We had a patrol plus 6.5 mtr offroad...

    Hi.
    We had a patrol plus 6.5 mtr offroad caravan(3 ton plus) with a 3.75mtr tinny/15hp Yammie on/in.
    All the gear for 3 months every yr.
    Wouldn' t go without a trolley jack.It's too useful all...
  6. Thread: MAF Sensors

    by macka17
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    On the early ('01/02) patrol 3 ltrs. it is a...

    On the early ('01/02) patrol 3 ltrs.
    it is a little unit on side of intake pipe.
    T20 key removes screws. draw it out. Electrical cleaner spray reinsert.
    They changed mine for a new one on my final...
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    Hi. I normally carry a decent bottle jack plus a...

    Hi.
    I normally carry a decent bottle jack plus a 1.8ton Trolley.
    Use bottle for stabilising with trolley to raise. move around and level up my 6.5mtr 3 ton van side to side overnight when...
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    Back in the early '60's I worked on gas pipelines...

    Back in the early '60's I worked on gas pipelines in UK and Europe.
    We digging ditches with excavators and Draglines.
    Welding crews come along behind. 4 to a team 2 welders 2 T.A's.

    Those blokes...
  9. Thread: Torque App

    by macka17
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    I tried the bought one on my 2010 d max No Go....

    I tried the bought one on my 2010 d max
    No Go.
    Scanguage 2. Fine but I'm having frustrations with the Auto Temp guage.
    Tried several lots of figures. from Internet. and Scan in States.
    Still no...
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    Sticky: Oils......... For 40 yrs I used Shell Rotella 30...

    Oils.........
    For 40 yrs I used Shell Rotella 30 grade for draglines petrol and diesel cars. Changed once a month (high mileage.) and never ever had a problem with any donk I had.
    The last 14 yrs...
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    I stuck with the 14in too. Near $100 extras for 2...

    I stuck with the 14in too. Near $100 extras for 2 inches. (on end of saw anyway...) ain't worth it
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    Hi. I've played about with panels over the...

    Hi.

    I've played about with panels over the yrs. I've got a coupla 40w BP on carport for boat battery's at 34 and 35 yrs old. still giving 2. 1/2.2a each. but one will give up ghost shortly.
    Disks...
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    Hi. As others I used oiled filters for around 40...

    Hi.
    As others I used oiled filters for around 40 yrs on bikes.
    Tried a K&N for my 3 ltr Patrol till first time my consumption went through the roof
    back in '02.

    Rinsed Maf sensor with Petrol...
  14. Thread: GPS Navigators

    by macka17
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    HI. I've been using Garmin since early...

    HI.

    I've been using Garmin since early days,marine, then road.
    I have a plotter 25yrs old. still working and just thrown out a Garnin 40 marine hand held. (screen blanked out)

    They the most...
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    HI. i've used Morningstar 30a regulators on...

    HI.

    i've used Morningstar 30a regulators on caravans and yachts for years. Never missed a beat.
    Had a Trace. 20 x 2 b4 that old style with Pot's. not digital. But they could mix and match....
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    Hi realistically. I'd think you are a young kid...

    Hi
    realistically. I'd think you are a young kid or not much more.
    A set of tyres to get you legal will cost you around $350/400 second hand.
    $100 of fuel will not last a weekend. more if petrol....
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    Hi Garry. Look at the Exide Extreme type...

    Hi Garry.

    Look at the Exide Extreme type battery's. I used on my yachts for yonk's always got around 7 yrs out of them connected to solar.(I mainly lived on yachts for 30 yrs plus apart from...
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    We been travelling with caravans for over 50 yrs....

    We been travelling with caravans for over 50 yrs.
    Solar for the last 30 or so.

    I've also had a generator for all that time.

    You want guaranteed electricity.
    Take a genny. everytime.Buggar...
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    Hi. I don't shoot nowadays haven't for around...

    Hi.

    I don't shoot nowadays haven't for around 20 yrs. But did for around 40 prior to that.
    Was a Marksman badge in UK Army (with the old Mk 4 .303 (crossed line of sight at 300 and 900 yds ) ...
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    HI. I've tried a few over the yrs. the first...

    HI.

    I've tried a few over the yrs. the first 40 were Shell X 30\40 for my diesels. Bosses used it in all the Excavators, Draglines and cranes,. hence my diesel Land Rovers wore it.(very...
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    Hi.

    Same as Flares I'd think.I just take mine down to Coast Guard station.
    They get rid for you. Ring and ask.
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    Hi. Pricing nowadays is VERY cheap. I've used...

    Hi.
    Pricing nowadays is VERY cheap.
    I've used solar since early '70's.
    Have a coupla BP 40w solid panels on carport, used for keping up boat battery's.
    One is 34 yrs. T'Other is around 32\33 ...
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    Macka17. First name abbreviation (Malcolm...

    Macka17.

    First name abbreviation (Malcolm shhhhh) \Macka and my Birthday 17th. of JUNE.......(Nudge Nudge)

    72 and still crawlin' round under truck fitting Towbar.\Bumper bar. Shockers etc.
    ...
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    Hi. Dunno about the Patrol. I just sold mine and...

    Hi.
    Dunno about the Patrol. I just sold mine and only used it as a tug for 6.5mtr caravan.
    Magic truck.

    The new D-Max though Auto locking hubs. I bought a set of manuals from fleabay.
    $109...
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