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  1. Got some more parts Roobars and a long range tank to turn this into a true Aussie battler. Bars are off an 83 4wd, and Ive just noticed they are not going to fit because I have the bumper with only 1 set of holes in it, and I'm not going to cut holes in it, so will need to cut it up and make something work.* Scratch that I looked again and they appear to mount to the towing eyes. Which is weird I thought. It also has a mount for an A frame on it that I won't need because a holden 6 will run forever)it's an auto. So that can go. Side bars should fit fine. Also from the 4wd I got the fuel tank which is 18 usgallon vs the 2wd 15. So should get about 100km more from it. Speaking of. I changed the thermostat and now it's actually getting to temp. Sits at half to the next mark depending on driving conditions (2 marks from red, 3 from cold) which seems high compared to what every Holden owner says they sit at (fans on at 1/4 to halfway) but maybe it's a NZ market thing. It won't go past that mark if I hoon up the Bombay's or leave it at idle with the fan on. Will see how it goes as the weather warms up. I'm using 1L less per 100km so that's a good thing. Also got a nos heavy vinyl floor covering without any shifter hole in it, so probably aftermarket. Should be ideal
  2. Yeah, leave those in the boot and fit some mud terrains
  3. Some heat sink pipe could be cool to run in addition to the radiator
  4. Slammed, wide steelies You will fit in just right here
  5. I hope you mean you will install the dropped spindles upside down for more Baja clearance?
  6. you know you arent oldschool when.
  7. Is this one Brazilian steel?
  8. have read this in 1930's round the world on a motorcycle diaries. hard to come by in nz
  9. Have you opened up the pump? Last mechanical one I had was full to the brim with shit. Enough to pull just enough for idle but no more
  10. would make a good mail box how complete is it?
  11. Get the high top and use it as a boat
  12. Steeb you closet moggi minor owner eh
  13. cool, il dig around in the shed this weekend and make sure its not gone missing
  14. I have some pretty beefy woven earth cable left over, plus some solid copper lugs for it, you can have it if you like, i think theres about 1ft left. Dont need a huge crimper, just drill a hole in the lug and blowtorch some solder in there
  15. must be around 3000squids for a 20ft container to nz. buy all your bits in one go and it would be ok (plus split the extra space with brit owning weirdos)