Mazda Bravo 2002

101Bravo

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Mazda Bravo, 2002


Good Points
Not too heavy. Can tow my Jayco. Can fit heaps of gear plus the family + dog.

Bad Points
Not as much after market stuff as a Toyota but it didn't have the price tag either.
More grunt would be good - but I have a different toy for grunt


What mods have you done?
Bighorns, ARB Rear Locker, EFS 2" Lift, HD Clutch

What mods are on the list to do?
Bigger Bighorns - 31" would be a step up for me :)

Why did you buy this vehicle?
Price price and price. Sold my D22 cause I just could not justify beating up a 30K vehicle.

How often do you go offroad?
every 3-4 weeks and it almost always goes into Youtube.com/qldbrays

Here's some fun in the yard at home with a Helmet Cam

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Marcrh Trip to Bribie

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Feb 2010 - drowned a Prado in this one

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What will your next vehicle be?
No plans - no ideas - too many great options out there
 

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101Bravo

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bmurray2250. i saw in Springfield. That's my local test track. I've not ventured into the mud tho. do you have plans to go back ??
 

bmurray2250

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bmurray2250. i saw in Springfield. That's my local test track. I've not ventured into the mud tho. do you have plans to go back ??

Yep, that's me. I do have plans to venture back in to area, just finding time at present with the house on the market. I hate the mud, to much clearing up involved. Have to see if a small group is heading out on a Sunday afternoon, I should be able to make it. Saturdays is making sure the house is clean and presentable to the public :rolleyes:
 

101Bravo

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Installed Uniden UH015SX

Found myself a nice UHF CB with remote head. Installed on Sat ready for Easter.

Since the Bravo does not have much dashboard room I stashed the main unit under my cupholders !!

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Getting ready for Easter with my Helmet mount ready fit as soon as we get to the fun stuff

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101Bravo

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Video - Glendon 2010

Here are some videos from Glendon - a nice spot for camping 4X4 and motorbikes.

Just my Bravo

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3 of us playing

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101Bravo

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thanks bmurray - at one stage there it copped a lense full of mud. a quick lick and polish and it was good to go. I gotta say it was fun out-performing the prado too :) no offence mate. there was a time when the prado ran rings around me - was the older model prado tho. my mate has upgraded and it just does not seem to be as good.
 

101Bravo

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Bravo in Levuka

Just adding my video of my Bravo in Levuka.

Gave the missus a steer which turned out to be a great move - she's approved more mods before our trip back there in June !!

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101Bravo

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Broke my Bravo - but got it on video

A post about my Bravo would not be complete without some video of a failure or 2.



Here is 2 failures in 1 hill climb. Snapped Tie Rod & Smashed CV Joint.

Stick around until the end of the vid to see the pics of the Smashed Bearing cage in the CV joint.

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I should have let the missus drive ??!!!

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