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What Did You Do To Your 4X4 This Week? Include photos, if possible!

Discussion in 'General 4x4 Discussion' started by CHUAH1, Jul 31, 2011.

  1. Walkabout

    Walkabout Moderator

    Hard mounted my dual pump compressor behind the fridge slide and ran fused HD cable to hard wire it in plus additional switch near the back door for easy access, installed a new 10mtr high psi hose that now lives behind the rear seat on the cargo barrier. No more buggering around with a compressor in a box *woohoo*
    Fixed up the front mud guards that have taken a beating on the rocks recently.
    Scrubbed and washed it back into a reasonably new car.
    Next step is polish away this years worth of bush pinstripes ready for some new ones.

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    Last edited: Aug 1, 2011
  2. millsy

    millsy 4x4 Earth Contributer

    Yeah. I had the same thing happen twice on the dirt between Tibooburra and Broken Hill. Two rocks came up and hit the windscreen, both times from camper trailers, and both times because I was not 'with it' and forgot to move over to the left far enough to be safe.

    Luckily I was only left with small chips in the glass rather than a smashed windscreen.

    So from those two incidents I hope I remember to be even more vigilant every time I see a camper trailer heading towards me in future.

    I usually slow down and move right over to the left whenever a car comes the opposite way - good for both vehicles. Then if the other car does not slow down I should be far enough away that any stones miss me. And if by they do then my slower speed reduces the impact damage.
  3. millsy

    millsy 4x4 Earth Contributer

    I would live with the pin stripes! Your paint is only so thick. IMO your car looks better with pin stripes than with undercoat showing through. When the paint is polished off the undercoat appears, and it easily absorbs moisture. Next thing is that you start getting rust coming through the undercoat!
  4. Vegetoast

    Vegetoast Active Member

    work, sleep, work, sleep. I'm sure nobody wants photo's of that!
  5. croozza

    croozza Active Member

    I filled the fuel tanks up because fuel was cheap..... other than that, it didnt leave the driveway (for a change), I drove around in the little car and done some furniture shopping.
    Actually I should say, I got dragged around to do furniture
  6. CHUAH1

    CHUAH1 Member

    Matt........ you've put a Chev in your patrol??? Bloody Awsome!:D
  7. CHUAH1

    CHUAH1 Member

    ........depends who you're sleeping with!! hahahah only kidding!:p
  8. Plastered

    Plastered Active Member

    Yep can look at my4wd for the pics
  9. clarkz

    clarkz New Member

    Chucked in a new fuel filter! First time I did it, and didn't know the primer button wasn't working right so after 30 mins of pressing it I had to take it off and walk to a mates place to fill it up! Learnt my lesson now though!
  10. NIAL8R

    NIAL8R New Member

    washed & vacumed 3 cars and had to sew some new tie straps on one of the seat covers an chucked some roof racks on the HiLux other than that weldedsome wheels on the kids trailer for the quad bike
  11. Vegetoast

    Vegetoast Active Member

    Hahaha,, you still dont want any photo'
  12. Towie

    Towie Moderator

    I looked at it parked in the driveway it has not moved for over a week...
  13. allanmac

    allanmac 4x4 Earth Contributer

    Totally understand what you are saying Wayne......;)

    Havent been off road since Walhalla disaster, but had new bullbar & winch fitted a few weeks ago. Drove the paj for the 1st time today in a week or so to get new driving lights fitted by Matt at GOR.

    Pic of new lights.


    Then tonight had my 1st car crash in 30 years......:eek:
  14. Walkabout

    Walkabout Moderator

    That's rotten luck Allanmac, hopefully it was a reversing accident.
  15. allanmac

    allanmac 4x4 Earth Contributer

    No Walkabout, I rear ended a small VW....:eek:. All cars in front started to move when light went green but car infront of me stalled & bang. Even though it was only a 5-10klm hit, her car suffered a bit of damage, but not a scratch on the new bullbar for me.

    All my fault, as I was looking 'elsewhere' at the time....:(
  16. Joe

    Joe Active Member

    Finally got the rear bar/spare wheel carrier fitted to the 80 last week.
  17. deptford

    deptford Active Member

    I gave mine a quick wash.
  18. slivertoy

    slivertoy Well-Known Member

    fitted my new winch. 10,000lb, synthetic rope, now eager to try it out :D

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  19. Grumpy

    Grumpy Moderator

    While still on holidays in SA suffered a rear diff front seal leak, rear tailshaft universals and a cracked front window and still have to drive home yet, Touching wood actually thinking i might carry some with me for luck!
  20. deptford

    deptford Active Member

    Hay Grumpy have you called in to see Millsy yet.

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