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    The Lokka (which is the same as the Aussie...

    The Lokka (which is the same as the Aussie Locker) in the front of my XJ was definitely the best bang for buck mod I did to it (and I paid $160 for my first lift kit!). However it means I can no...
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    The torque converter is to an auto what the...

    The torque converter is to an auto what the clutch is to a manual, in that they link the engine to the transmission, but the similarities end there.An unlocked torque converter will actually multiply...
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    Yes and no. Of course you're correct in saying...

    Yes and no. Of course you're correct in saying the standard shifter sequence shares 1st and 2nd. If the TCM is disconnected the transmission will operate manually by moving the shifter as 1st, 3rd,...
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    Just got the word from my sister. Thanks all...

    Just got the word from my sister. Thanks all that offered and thanks Chris for doing the deed, I believe it's parked safe and sound in the garage now :)
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    Favour requested in Baulkham Hills

    I have a 'dead' XJ parked at my mothers place in Baulkham Hills. Unfortunately my sister put it on the street before it died and now the council have given 3 days before it gets towed at a cost of...
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    For all we know the driver had an MC/road train...

    For all we know the driver had an MC/road train license and thought they would be covered by it!

    I know I've though about this before, although it would probably go Jeep, horse float, camper...
  7. Thread: G'day all

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    I used to do Blacktown to Mulgoa everyday before...

    I used to do Blacktown to Mulgoa everyday before I moved out of Sydney, my fuel bill was about $250/week! Now that I work across the road, I'm still running on the half tank I put in over a week ago...
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    5.9L vs 4.7L, hmmmm ;) :DAlthough having to tow...

    5.9L vs 4.7L, hmmmm ;) :DAlthough having to tow our own petrol tankers around does slow us up a bit!!!
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    Loving the SJ's :D

    Loving the SJ's :D
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    Haven't been out in quite a while, so hoping to...

    Haven't been out in quite a while, so hoping to get along to this in the big red beast. Nothing extreme, only recovery point I have for it is the hitch receiver shackle!
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    No no no you misunderstand me Mr Taylor!!! I'm...

    No no no you misunderstand me Mr Taylor!!! I'm saying the quote of $2500 per axle is a rip, I have no complaints at all with John and his work!
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    I bought a whole new rear diff assembly and had...

    I bought a whole new rear diff assembly and had the front D30 rebuilt with new ratios to match for $4000, parts from Wooders, labour by J Mac. So $5000 just to change ratios? That is a rip....
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    Icom. I have the IC400-Pro and it's a great...

    Icom. I have the IC400-Pro and it's a great unit. The ones in store now should have the 80ch upgrade already installed.

    To substantiate that :D The 400 is essentially a commercial transceiver...
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    I prefer to stick to low range on sand, and it's...

    I prefer to stick to low range on sand, and it's important to have the cooling system in tip top shape (like not having 3 month old mud still caked in the radiator...oops :eek:) Sure you don't go as...
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    Looking very tough there :)

    Looking very tough there :)
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    I did give you the option of registering it in...

    I did give you the option of registering it in your name - and covering all the associated rego, CTP, and maintenance costs :P

    Started tinkering with the wiring today, which has been fairly well...
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    Yup, top priority is to get LPG back onto it. ...

    Yup, top priority is to get LPG back onto it. Most of the hardware was removed when it was brought up to NSW.





    He didn't have it there yesterday so couldn't look at it up close, but if we...
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    Runs well, the go-fast goodies fitted to it give...

    Runs well, the go-fast goodies fitted to it give it a good set of legs. Thirsty bastard though lol



    Yup, 83 model. Bit rough around the edges body wise, nothing that can't be fixed!
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    Picked up today....

    Can you guess? ;D
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    Withdrawing due to the very cold weather and that...

    Withdrawing due to the very cold weather and that I'm still recovering from flu. Was really looking forward to this too :(
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    So does my Valiant :P Although when I got it it...

    So does my Valiant :P Although when I got it it had nothing at all! Also being a commercial vehicle (it's a Wayfarer) it probably would have had vinyl back in 1971.
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    I like it, reminds me of my Valiant :D

    I like it, reminds me of my Valiant :D
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    Nice use of the winch to get the ZJ on the...

    Nice use of the winch to get the ZJ on the trailer :D
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    Hand is up!

    Hand is up!
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    We are in 10char

    We are in

    10char
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