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by Carel
15 Nov 2017 11:50
Forum: 08. Your Patrol
Topic: Activity Pictures of Our Patrols
Replies: 28
Views: 3152

Re: Action Pictures of Our Patrols

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by Carel
27 Aug 2017 18:37
Forum: 16. DIY Projects
Topic: Rear Bumper corner replacement
Replies: 6
Views: 1706

Re: Rear Bumper corner replacement

Baie dankie aan almal. My idee was om net die plastiese deel te vervang met so dun as moontlik staal, maar daar sal lang sweislasse nodig wees wat die dunner staal sal laat skeef trek. DSC00071.jpg Ek wou die bestaande bracket hou DSC00064.jpg en ook die rubber vashegting DSC00066.jpg Ek het nou sta...
by Carel
22 Aug 2017 12:40
Forum: 16. DIY Projects
Topic: Rear Bumper corner replacement
Replies: 6
Views: 1706

Rear Bumper corner replacement

The flimsy brackets that fastens the plastic corner pieces of my Patrol's rear bumper to the chassis has broken off and I want to replace the corners with steel. With my limited knowledge of plate work it seems that it will be at least two pieces namely the side cut and bend and the rear cut and ben...
by Carel
31 Jul 2017 20:24
Forum: 31. Competitions
Topic: Best Photo: 2016-2017 Competition - Photos Only
Replies: 43
Views: 8639

Re: Best Photo: 2016-2017 Competition - Photos Only

2001 Patrol 4.5 GRX in Pilanesberg Julie 2017 Carel Vos
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by Carel
07 Jun 2017 18:30
Forum: 21. DIY Projects
Topic: Drawer System. Ideas.
Replies: 56
Views: 17790

Re: Drawer System. Ideas.

Chris Skinner wrote:How did you make the frame? is it welded or some kind of quick joint?
Chris, I also used the connect-it system for my drawer system (see photo on page 1 post no 5)
by Carel
28 Mar 2017 19:34
Forum: 18. Vehicle Accessories
Topic: Waarvan bou 'n mens n dakrak?
Replies: 25
Views: 3451

Re: Waarvan bou 'n mens n dakrak?

Andrew Mentis (011 255-3200) in Elandsfontein, Germiston and Larmesh (011 918-5961/2/3) in Anderbolt, Boksburg are manufacturers of expanded metal and both do it in mild steel, stainless steel and aluminium. For the flimsiness you can use something thicker but then it also becomes heavier.
by Carel
28 Mar 2017 16:30
Forum: 18. Vehicle Accessories
Topic: Waarvan bou 'n mens n dakrak?
Replies: 25
Views: 3451

Re: Waarvan bou 'n mens n dakrak?

David, it is galvinised mesh that I used. Michael, on our trip to Angola I had 4 jerry cans full of petrol and 50l of water plus spares especially driving towards and through the "Doodsakker". So that was close to 200kg on the roof. The feet (6 off) are made out of 6 x 75mm mild steel bolted to the ...
by Carel
28 Mar 2017 11:53
Forum: 18. Vehicle Accessories
Topic: Waarvan bou 'n mens n dakrak?
Replies: 25
Views: 3451

Re: Waarvan bou 'n mens n dakrak?

I built my roofrack out of 25 x 25 x 3 aluminium tubing. Bending was done by AM Tubebending (in Bredell) and they also do welding but my welding was done by my Nephew
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Ek het die fout gemaak en die ding gaan staan en verf met 'n verkeerde onderlaag.
by Carel
09 Feb 2017 09:29
Forum: 15. Other Patrol Stuff
Topic: Hire a Patrol for Namibia
Replies: 19
Views: 2436

Re: Hire a Patrol for Namibia

The off-road bike guys are complaining about the Zama-zama's, that "mine" in the area, are becoming a problem at the mine dumps in Benoni.
by Carel
13 Jan 2017 19:01
Forum: 14. Rims & Tyres
Topic: Waffer rims?
Replies: 16
Views: 3046

Re: Waffer rims?

Cedric, the centre hole on the Patrol rim is larger than that of the Toyota and I don't think a steel rim can be machined to enlarge the centre hole.

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