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by Nissan KingCab
29 Jul 2015 15:13
Forum: 29. Events
Topic: River Trip 6-10 August 2015 AKA Die Groot Trek
Replies: 584
Views: 26851

Re: River Trip 6-10 August 2015 AKA Die Groot Trek

Guys only talking about UHF radios, are the VHF's in the minority?

I do have a VHF installed in my Patrol, at least we are 3 for now.
by Nissan KingCab
29 Jul 2015 15:07
Forum: 21. DIY Projects
Topic: DIY rear bumper build
Replies: 43
Views: 8572

Re: DIY rear bumper build

Ricster, here is a photo of the template.

It is drawn to scale on this card board, if you like I could make a copy of it and bring it along on the River Trip!
Bumper bracket template.jpg
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by Nissan KingCab
29 Jul 2015 14:55
Forum: 21. DIY Projects
Topic: DIY rear bumper build
Replies: 43
Views: 8572

Re: DIY rear bumper build

Just to update the build and to satisfy Ricster! I did cut out a wedge from the corners of the bumper to give more rounded look and improve ground clearance! These two pictures were taken after cutting out about 30mm in the corner and tapering to the wheel and brackets. Rear bumper trimming 1.jpg Re...
by Nissan KingCab
29 Jul 2015 13:45
Forum: 21. DIY Projects
Topic: DIY rear bumper build
Replies: 43
Views: 8572

Re: DIY rear bumper build

The biggest headache was to decide what to do with those funny corners and to get everything covered up. :think: The following three pictures will show the progress that was made. 1st The two pieces of lipped channel on top of each other (was lucky that 2 of them filled the gap) 2nd The manufacturin...
by Nissan KingCab
29 Jul 2015 13:35
Forum: 16. DIY Projects
Topic: Broken tow bracket!!!
Replies: 12
Views: 3810

Re: Broken tow bracket!!!

Sjoe, dit lyk gevaarlik!

Goed dat Johannes van die See nie tevrede is met daai haak op sy Patrol vir die boot sleep.
by Nissan KingCab
29 Jul 2015 10:14
Forum: 24. Trip Reports
Topic: 2015 Namibia trip
Replies: 16
Views: 2836

Re: 2015 Namibia trip

Baie mooi land daai, bly julle het dit geniet.

Was nou al verskei kere daar omdat my pa 'n gebore suidwester is!

Dankie vir die fotos, maak dat ek somer nou weer 'n trip soentoe reël.
by Nissan KingCab
29 Jul 2015 10:04
Forum: 21. DIY Projects
Topic: DIY rear bumper build
Replies: 43
Views: 8572

Re: DIY rear bumper build

Next step: Cut 150mm x 50mm lipped channel and open holes for recovery points to fit through. I used lipped channel because it already has the rounded edges and means a lot less work for the DIY person. This picture shows the basic bumper with the recovery points and shackles fitted to get a first i...
by Nissan KingCab
29 Jul 2015 08:36
Forum: 21. DIY Projects
Topic: DIY rear bumper build
Replies: 43
Views: 8572

Re: DIY rear bumper build

The Groot trek coming up made me speed up my rear bumper build. I will show my progress with photos (they can say more than a thousand words) 20mm Steel plate bolted to the chassis for the recovery points! Bumper bracket.jpg This next picture is the completed recovery bracket and is bolted to chassi...
by Nissan KingCab
28 Jul 2015 17:57
Forum: 28. Introduce Yourself
Topic: Johannes van die See needs your advice!
Replies: 62
Views: 4458

Re: Johannes van die See needs your advice!

Tinus, was lekker om met jou te gesels, baie dankie vir jou en Danie wat my hier uithelp, dit word baie waardeer. Dis duidelik dat ek by n goeie groep mense aangesluit het :thumbup: Ek is bly ons kon help en jyt nie 'n fout gemaak om 'n Patrol aan te skaf nie. Ek moet sê dat die ouens hier op hierd...
by Nissan KingCab
28 Jul 2015 15:32
Forum: 39. Vehicles Accessories Wanted
Topic: 2nd hand tyre wanted
Replies: 6
Views: 1005

Re: 2nd hand tyre wanted

Looks like the 2nd hand Coopers are on the way from the Cape

Thanks Stefan for the reply and Tinus for organizing the transport.

I like this forum more every day! :grouphug:

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