Recovery points

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Recovery points

Post by pgreeff » 24 Apr 2018 23:03

We're off to the Rust de WInter 4x4 Jamboree on Friday and tonight I noticed something that concerns me on the Patrol.

I always assumed it being a Patrol there would be decent recovery points but being preoccupied getting a list of issues to sort out I missed the obvious. This evening I removed the nudge bar because I don't see the point and realised where the nudge bar was affixed does not look strong enough for more than a tow. The metal seems more suited to a tie down point. On my Hardbody this tie down seems more substantial. On a forum mention is made of a tow hook on the chassis on the drivers side, but for the life of me I cannot find it.

If the Patrol does not come standard with decent recovery points, where can I source or have installed on short notice close to Centurion or Midrand?
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Re: Recovery points

Post by Peter Connan » 25 Apr 2018 05:26

The Patrol should have a standard recovery point. Maybe somebody removed it.

Get a new one from Nissan, as there is nothing available aftermarket that is in the same league.
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Re: Recovery points

Post by Tinus lotz » 25 Apr 2018 06:22

Last time it was like 500 buks from nissan

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Re: Recovery points

Post by SJC » 25 Apr 2018 08:08

I paid R765 for one, from Nissan dealership in Nelspruit about 3 years ago. At that stage some of the other dealerships where selling them for R680. :salute:
Not sure what they cost these days...

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Re: Recovery points

Post by pgreeff » 25 Apr 2018 09:42

Dang and blast. It seems the Nissan branches don't keep it in stock. If I order it it will take two days to arrive, just a little bit longer than I have.
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Re: Recovery points

Post by SJC » 25 Apr 2018 10:09

Maybe someone can borrow you one for the weekend... plenty of patrols in centurian. :wink:
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Re: Recovery points

Post by pgreeff » 25 Apr 2018 11:09

SJC wrote:
25 Apr 2018 10:09
Maybe someone can borrow you one for the weekend... plenty of patrols in centurian. :wink:
Praat met Michael, miskien het hy n spaar een....
Thank you Fanus, a fine suggestion. If possible I'd prefer to not risk someone else's equipment but if I can't fit my recovery points tonight I'll definitely consider calling for help.

I managed to source a set of recovery points from the new 4x4 Megaworld in Centurion. If I can fit them tonight I should be sorted.
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Re: Recovery points

Post by Tinus lotz » 25 Apr 2018 11:55

Paul send pics or come borrow mine nissan one is the way to go ....

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Re: Recovery points

Post by pgreeff » 25 Apr 2018 13:49

Here it is.
20180425 Recovery point.jpg
If you think the Nissan one is the way to go, perhaps I should make a stop at your place. I can always use these ones at the back. I need an extra spot in the rear to attach the other competitors.
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Re: Recovery points

Post by hugejp » 25 Apr 2018 15:21

pgreeff wrote:
25 Apr 2018 13:49
Here it is.

20180425 Recovery point.jpg

If you think the Nissan one is the way to go, perhaps I should make a stop at your place. I can always use these ones at the back. I need an extra spot in the rear to attach the other competitors.
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