Ben Jordaan (Benji)

Please tell us about yourself :-)
Posts: 2
Joined: 29 Jun 2021 20:40
Full Name: Ben
Nickname: Bennie
Home Town: Montana
Current 4x4: 1998 Patrol GU
4500 GRX
Home Language: Afrikaas / English
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Ben Jordaan (Benji)

Post by Benji »

Hello everyone finally a patrol owner after 10 years, a bit about myself listed below :imnewhere:

1. Name: Ben Jordaan (Benji)

2. Birthday and Age: 04 November 1998, 22years

3. Town and Country of residence: Pretoria, South Africa

4. Home Language: Afrikaans, English

5. Occupation/Business: Technician at Penta Motorgroup

6. Family status: Lone wolf

7. Membership - Other 4X4 Clubs and Forums: Only Patrol4x4 at the moment

8. Current 4x4: 1998 Nissan Patrol GRX 4500 after a lot of negotiating

9. Current Mods: ARB bullbar, Terrain Tamer Suspension, BZT Rear Bumper, 120W Light bar, BFG KO2 285 / 75R16, PC Rocksliders and bash plates, dash cover, gearbox cover and barn door covers courtesy of Dad, Summit4x4 snorkel and a full tank of fuel (for now)

10. Mods on wish list: Drawer system, Adjustable Superior Radius arms, Roofrack, Fuel Vector wheels, Front diff lock, Teralume ICON 9inch lights and X1 camp lights, Angel Eye headlight conversion, rear gullwing windows, looking to chase big power but will keep the engine stock for now.

11. Vehicle on wish list: R32 GTR Skyline, FD RX-7 and K14C Swift Sport

12. Previous 4x4's: 2011 Suzuki Jimny 1.3

13. Last 3 offroad or overland destinations: Naudes Nek Pass, Kungwini, Swartberg Pass

14. Your favourite destination: Kokerboomkloof Richtersveld

15. Other hobbies: Photography, Hiking

16. GPSr and Map Data used: Standard Garmin with T4A

17. Rate your 4X4 and overlanding experience: Intermediate

18. Online Photo Site: Instagram @b__jordaan
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Full Name: Peter Church
Nickname: Nisjeep
Home Town: Vredenburg
Current 4x4: 1995 Patrol GQ SGL
2001 Terrano 2
Home Language: Afrikaans
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Post by nisjeep »

Hi Benji

Welcome Bud.
Show us your ride ! :gotpics:

You are going to smile and smile and smile more with your Patrol.
Ask any question on here, the brotherhood will answer. The collective knowledge here is astounding!

OH yes , we never talk about fuel economy here, that's a no-no !
Have you put in leave from the 20th of September yet?


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Full Name: SJC
Nickname: Fanus
Home Town: Nelspruit
Current 4x4: 4.2 GQ (TB42)
Home Language: Afrikaans/English
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Post by SJC »

Baie welkom hier.. :bravo:
1996 Nissan Patrol 4.2 SGL
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Joined: 21 Oct 2014 21:01
Full Name: JP Viviers
Nickname: Oupoot
Home Town: JHB
2004 4.8 GRX TURBO "Tinkerbell"
2003 TD42T GRX "The Coal Roller"
Home Language: Half & Half
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Post by hugejp »


Post some pics!

You CAN with a NISSAN!

Jy KAN met 'n DATSUN!
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Full Name: Tinus lotz
Nickname: Tinus lotz
Home Town: Centurion
Current 4x4: Nissan patrol 4.8 GRX 2005

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Home Language: Afrikaans
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Post by Tinus lotz »

Lekke Ben geluk en geniet daai lorrie van jou is n legend
Pieter B
Posts: 538
Joined: 29 Sep 2014 12:40
Full Name: Pieter Botha
Nickname: Pieter
Home Town: Alberton
Current 4x4: '05 Patrol 4.8 GRX
Home Language: Afrikaans
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Post by Pieter B »

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Peter Connan
Posts: 6018
Joined: 10 Sep 2010 07:21
Full Name: Peter Connan
Nickname: Piet
Home Town: Kempton Park
Current 4x4: 1996 Patrol 4.5SGL
Home Language: Afrikaans
Location: Kempton Park
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Post by Peter Connan »

Baie welkom Ben, al ken ons jou eintlik lankal!
Mag ons ons kenniskry met lekkerkry aanhoukry.
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Posts: 1339
Joined: 02 Apr 2009 14:34
Full Name: John Murray
Nickname: John Boy
Home Town: Bloubergstrand
Current 4x4: Patrol GRX 4.8
Home Language: Afrikaans/English
Location: Big Bay, Cape Town
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Re: Ben Jordaan (Benji)

Post by JohnBoyZA »

Welcome Ben :welcomewave:
Nissan Patrol, GRX, 4.8 (GU Y61)
Posts: 641
Joined: 07 Apr 2009 07:13
Full Name: Malcolm van Coller
Nickname: mvcoller
Home Town: In most reverse order - Jhb, V-Town, Vryburg, CT
Current 4x4: 2008 3.0 Di Patrol GL
1999 4.5 Patrol SGL
Home Language: Afr & Eng
Location: Befordview
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Re: Ben Jordaan (Benji)

Post by mvcoller »

Bly om jou hier te sien, Ben!!
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Full Name: Cedric Warner
Nickname: Cedric
Home Town: Alberton Gauteng
Current 4x4: '99 Nissan Patrol 4.2 Turbo Diesel
Home Language: English
Location: LA..... No not Los Angles ..... Lower Alberton, Gauteng
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Re: Ben Jordaan (Benji)

Post by ricster »

Hey hey Benji !!!!... Good to see you here now as an official Patrol owner !!!!
You better post pics of your Beast, even though we know this one very well.... :lol: :lol: :lol: .... but now it's yours
Nissan Patrol GL 4.2 Diesel Turbo (Iron Maiden)
Nissan SANI 3.0 V6 4x4 (SOLD)
Isuzu KB 280 DT 2x4 ('ol Smokey) - SOLD
Suzuki TL 1000R "V twin" (Growler) - SOLD
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