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  1. GPS Guru

    Vacuum Sealer Recommendations

    I’m looking at purchasing a vacuum sealer in the $200 range. I was looking at the Foodsaver VS6100 at Harvey Norman but there were a couple of reviews that highlighted several issues ie. hard to close, poor instructions and inserting kitchen paper in with the meat so that it would seal. That...
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    Garmin Rino 650 Wall and Car Charger For Sale

    If there is anyone looking for both a wall charger (used) and a brand new car charger for a Garmin Rino 650 (they won't fit other models), I have one of each for sale at $40 for BOTH (will not separate). These items are now discontinued by Garmin. The RRP for the car charger alone is $49 and the...
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    Brewery Creek and Basalt Knob Tracks

    Has anyone done Brewery Creek and Basalt Knob tracks lately and if so, what are they like (standard, condition etc)?
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    What Sort off Gaiters Do You Find Best?

    I’m looking at buying some gaiters to protect from seeds, grass, snakes etc but have been having a look on line and it seems there is quite a choice. What one do you find works best? Is there any advantage of canvas over nylon and vice versa? Would appreciate opinions. Thanks.
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    Cheap Diesel

    I filled up today at United in Mahoneys Rd Thomastown. i was expecting to pay around $1.12 per litre as I find them very cheap but it was 0.987 per litre, the cheapest I had seen for years. Plus I got a further four cents per litre off courtesy of a Collingwood Footy Club membership. is there...
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    What is the matter with some people?

    I was in Wonnangatta the other day and some idiot has driven off the defined track right past a sign with a notice stating that a $2,000 fine is applicable for doing exactly that. These morons go and ruin it for the rest of us. Pull your heads in if any of you idiots responsible for this sort of...
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    Catchcan for Mitsubishi Challenger

    I'm looking at installing a catchcan on a 2011 Challenger with the 2.5 turbo diesel. Any recommendations for a good quality one?
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    Vehicle Insurance

    We have three fourbies insured with Club 4x4 and have been very happy with them until recently. All vehicles are registered in Victoria however my 18 year old son has temporarily moved interstate for work and taken the 2011 Challenger (registered in Mums name) with him and he is now the sole...
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    Water Leak in Mitsubishi Challenger?

    My son sent me these pics from his Challenger today and I suspect a water leak to state the obvious! The reservoir was nearly empty. I’m wondering if it would be just a case of replacing the hose or could it be something more sinister? It’s a 2011 model with the 2.5 diesel. Also, any...
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    Old Man Emu Suspension for GU Patrol For Sale

    Just done the GVM upgrade and have a set of OME suspension for sale. They came off a 2002 Y61. Four coils and four shockers of which one has a slight weep. They gave the truck a 50 mm lift when installed. Pick up in Diamond Creek. $200 not negotiable.
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    Nissan GU Patrol Winch Bar For Sale

    I have just upgraded to an ARB bar and have a Nissan winch bar for sale. It has come off a 2002 Y61. Everything is together and should just bolt on (bolts and nuts etc not included). A bit of a paint and a scrub will have it looking pretty good. There is just one area on the top that could be...
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    GVM Upgrade For GU Patrol Wagon

    I have a 2002 GU with the 4.2 turbo diesel and want to do a GVM upgrade. Any recommendations and idea of cost?
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    Driving Lights on Mitsubishi Challenger

    I'm looking at putting some driving lights on a 2011 Mitsubishi Challenger. I'm wondering if they would be detrimental to the cooling system and if I would be better off with a light bar? Any thoughts? Thanks.
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    Google Maps VS GPS Navigation

    So it’s time to upgrade the CD/cassette player in the truck to something a bit more modern. Having only used GPS navigators, I’m wondering what the user experience that people have found with Google Maps is like? I’m tossing up whether to get a head unit with just Apple Play instead of installed...
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    Swag or Tent

    I have a double swag but feel that it’s too big to take away now (I don’t have a roof rack). I’m toying with the idea of either purchasing a single swag or a one man hiking tent with inflatable mattress for a trip to the outback shortly. I like the idea of the latter due to weight and size. With...
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    Ipads and the law

    I heard today that some drivers have been pulled up by police for having an Ipad in the front of the car (not windscreen mounted). It seems that they are interpreting the law that states that you are to have no video displayed whilst driving, even if it is only showing a map as the potential is...
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    GU Patrol Pillar Gauges

    Any recommendations for a pillar gauge? Was thinking boost, EGT and charging.
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    Stolen Goods

    Hi all. I have had three orders placed for Garmin Etrex 10 GPS units recently, all fraudulent using stolen credit cards. Unfortunately two got delivered in Chifley, Sydney. If anyone sees any for sale cheaply, can you PM please? Thanks.
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    Best Way to Dry Wet Carpet

    Unfortunately I got stuck on a bog hole at Toolangi yesterday and it was bit too deep resulting in water entering the car. I now have the carpets out having washed them and they are hanging up outside drip drying. With the forecast weather in Melbourne over the weekend, I reckon it could take...
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    Northern Territory Maps

    Does anyone know of any 1:100,000 maps of the NT (Tanami region) suitable for an iPad? I had a look at the Apps store but it came up with nothing.