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  1. Toby1Kenobi

    Camper Trailer Battery Setup

    So after accidentally leaving my old AGM batteries connected after a trip, I found myself with two nuked 100ah batteries. Additionally, while away camping I found myself hawking the Volt and Amp readout on my trailer much like an old man monitoring the thermostat or Air Conditioning settings on...
  2. V

    What uses does this Anderson have?

    Bought an old ute with Anderson plug already ran to the tray. I have no idea what gauge cable it is or what I can use it for. I'm relatively new to this sort of stuff and don't really understand the uses for Anderson plugs. I want to run a second battery to the tray but I'm thinking of starting...
  3. A

    How to glue vinyl and foam onto wood

    Hi, asking for a friend who's setting up the back of a Troopy as a sleeping/living area. They have wooden fittings, then they need to put foam rubber over the wooden fittings then vinyl on top of the foam rubber. What's the right type of glue for that? Do they need two different kinds, one...
  4. O

    Bullbar Paint Advice

    Hey guys, Im wanting to repaint my black bullbar and going to try do it myself. Looking for some advice on whether I should take it back to bare metal first then do a primer and paint? or would it be better to just sand and roughen up the current paint? Ive actually already started taking it...
  5. O

    DIY service question

    Hi, Took my nissan navara d22 2010 to Nissan dealer and they have a list of things that need doing. Does anything in the list below seem suitable for a beginner/newbie to service and DIY? - Steering drag link has excessive play (quoted $1042 AUD) - Radiator coolant bleed and fluid replacement...
  6. J

    Chasing a broken winch? Sydney area

    Anyone happen to have a busted ass old winch they don’t want anymore in the Sydney area? I’ve got a 2 inch lift kit installed recently which is setup to have a winch on the front. Unfortunately will probably be another 6 months until I can afford to buy a winch. Doesn’t need to work of course...
  7. Epic Drives WA

    My attempt at DIY oil and filter change.

    A quick DIY service on my 2012 Hilux SR (3.0 diesel D4D engine.) With my service overdue by over a thousand kms I took my 4x4 over to my brother Matt to teach me how to do an oil change and replace the oil and fuel filters pre road trip Do you do your own oil and filter changes? It's definitely...
  8. Lewy_88

    Bullbar installation video - Uneek 4x4 Single Hoop

    We installed this bar over a couple of days. The instructions weren't great but we made it work. In the video I tried to address some of the points that were lacking in the instructions.
  9. Lewy_88

    Cheap DIY 12v setup in Colorado 7

    After I put in the false floor and drawer, power was next! I wanted the battery to be removable, and didn't want to go through the hassle and expense of putting it in the engine bay. So here is what I did.
  10. Lewy_88

    Colorado 7 rear drawer and false floor fitout

    Video shows what I used, what it all looks like fully loaded and how much it cost me.
  11. R

    DIY Battery Box Advice Appreciated

    Hi All, Been lurking here for a while and appreciate all the great advice. I'm busy putting together my own battery box, after having a horrendous experience with an ArkPak and their terrible support. I'm just going to run 2 x 3 socket panels (USB/CIG/CIG) to power my Engel (21L), some camp...
  12. Itchy Feet

    Rock Sliders

    Lads, Will be fitting my own rock sliders in next couple of months. Looking at MCC or XROX. Anyone think these are rubbish or would recommend another brand. If you got pics would be great and if you have tips on install that would even better. Cheers Itchy Feet
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