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Re: video clip of my failed attempt at Koos se Klim - scary

Last time i was there i had a nice discussion with Alex Fullard about this rock. He is of the opinion that tires can be too soft for this climb. He reckons (and we know the theory is true) that a tire is effectively an un-damped spring, and if it is too soft you start losing traction as fhe tire sta...
by Peter Connan
29 May 2017 17:10
 
Forum: 30. Campfire/Kampvuur
Topic: video clip of my failed attempt at Koos se Klim - scary
Replies: 24
Views: 238

Y60 front bumper

A friend of mine is looking for a standard plastic bumper for his 4.5 Y61.

Preferably white.

The original had a run-in with the back end of my trailer...
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by Peter Connan
29 May 2017 07:19
 
Forum: 39. Vehicles Accessories Wanted
Topic: Y60 front bumper
Replies: 5
Views: 46

Re: 4.8 auto engine braking question?

It is probably torque converter slip, thus the closest you can get to engine braking in an auto. Lower ratios in the transfer case will increase this, but I doubt the difference will justify the expenditure, thus if I was in a position to install such gears, I would not include this in the calculati...
by Peter Connan
29 May 2017 05:45
 
Forum: 10. Drivetrain
Topic: 4.8 auto engine braking question?
Replies: 4
Views: 73

Re: Splinternuwe Patrol eienaar

Welkom naamgenoot.

Is jy onder die selfde naam op SA4x4Community ook?
by Peter Connan
25 May 2017 18:48
 
Forum: 28. Introduce Yourself
Topic: Splinternuwe Patrol eienaar
Replies: 14
Views: 172

Re: Patrol built locally Y61

Nes myne:
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by Peter Connan
25 May 2017 18:23
 
Forum: 15. Other Patrol Stuff
Topic: Patrol built locally Y61
Replies: 28
Views: 459

Re: Patrol built locally Y61

Morning all I know when my wife did her Masters and Phd , Tukkies refused any quotes etc from Wikipedia, the same happened when my daughters studied at Maties.So that settles it for me NO PATROL IS MADE RSA Shalom Jules, take a look at the id plate on your GQ. The one on the firewall in tbe engine ...
by Peter Connan
25 May 2017 18:18
 
Forum: 15. Other Patrol Stuff
Topic: Patrol built locally Y61
Replies: 28
Views: 459

Re: Have you guys heard about this before

Reenen's one is different, in that it's just a sub-frame that pivots. This was fitted as an option to Dodge Power-Wagons back in the 50's. Those had 3.8l six-cylinder engines delivering considerably less power than an N/A TB42. So high-speed handling probably wasn't a huge concern. I wouldn't even c...
by Peter Connan
25 May 2017 17:30
 
Forum: 30. Campfire/Kampvuur
Topic: Have you guys heard about this before
Replies: 14
Views: 225

Re: Patrol built locally Y61

Wish I knew too Russ.
Only problem is, 20 years on, I bave absolutely no idea how to even start researching this...
by Peter Connan
25 May 2017 06:08
 
Forum: 15. Other Patrol Stuff
Topic: Patrol built locally Y61
Replies: 28
Views: 459

Re: Patrol built locally Y61

Nope. And it doesn't conform to the international standard either.

It starts with ADNC. A lot of the GQ's I have looked at have the same too...
by Peter Connan
24 May 2017 05:11
 
Forum: 15. Other Patrol Stuff
Topic: Patrol built locally Y61
Replies: 28
Views: 459
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