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by Nissan KingCab
03 Aug 2015 14:30
Forum: 29. Events
Topic: River Trip 6-10 August 2015 AKA Die Groot Trek
Replies: 584
Views: 24686

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

Sjoe, all the last minute preparations.

Got my DIY rear bumper fitted this morning after spray painting this weekend.

. . . and Christmas came early this year!
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by Nissan KingCab
31 Jul 2015 07:41
Forum: 29. Events
Topic: River Trip 6-10 August 2015 AKA Die Groot Trek
Replies: 584
Views: 24686

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

Michael wrote:This is how I would love my Diesel to pull in the sand!!!
Die lap koppe weet darem maar hoe om krag te maak met n Patrol.......ish
Nice ice bucket in the front there for the beer! DDD
by Nissan KingCab
30 Jul 2015 16:43
Forum: 21. DIY Projects
Topic: DIY rear bumper build
Replies: 43
Views: 8250

Re: DIY rear bumper build

hugejp wrote:GREAT STUFF!

Mine is the old shape, with the alu step in the back...

May I thief the plans from you please!
I can mail you the template or you can copy it like Ricster, no worries! Glad if I can help fellow Patrollers out! :thumbup:
by Nissan KingCab
29 Jul 2015 16:38
Forum: 21. DIY Projects
Topic: DIY rear bumper build
Replies: 43
Views: 8250

Re: DIY rear bumper build

ricster wrote:Thanks mate !!!....

I can copy the measurements from here and draw it In CAD !!!.... Thanks

The angle you have done looks sweet !!!
Ah, the clever people with computers! I'm still old school with hand drawn plans. :biggrin:
by Nissan KingCab
29 Jul 2015 16:32
Forum: 21. DIY Projects
Topic: DIY rear bumper build
Replies: 43
Views: 8250

Re: DIY rear bumper build

Would these templates work on my 2004 Y61 4.8??? :pray: If your original bumper has the alu step plate then yes, but not if you have the bumper like the one that broke on Dawid Taljaards Patrol with the factory welded extension on recovery point. The holes will probably be the same but it doesn't e...
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: 24686

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: 8250

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!
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by Nissan KingCab
29 Jul 2015 14:55
Forum: 21. DIY Projects
Topic: DIY rear bumper build
Replies: 43
Views: 8250

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: 8250

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: 3684

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.

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