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Forum: Trip Reports Today, 08:57 AM
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Posted By Ben Up North
Did a run back the other way today as a little...

Did a run back the other way today as a little birthday present to myself. Had a few storms an hour or two before pass through so was prepared to have to turn around at some stage, but surpsingly not...
Forum: Planned Trips Yesterday, 05:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 59
Posted By Ben Up North
Add the bash plate. Tyres are optional. ...

Add the bash plate.
Tyres are optional.

Being out in the middle of nowhere with a bashed in sump is not the sort of challenge anyone would enjoy I'm sure.

I'm also not sure that towing the FJ...
Forum: Private For Sale Classifieds Yesterday, 05:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 37
Posted By Ben Up North
Does it fit standard CV...

Does it fit standard CV shafts/axles/whateverucallums?
Forum: Buying and Selling Subarus 14th February 2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 455
Posted By Ben Up North
Not sure I'm too keen on King springs, bit hard...

Not sure I'm too keen on King springs, bit hard for corrugations I've been told..



I did read about the exhaust, nice.
Forum: Buying and Selling Subarus 14th February 2018, 05:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 455
Posted By Ben Up North
Hang about.. you did register it didn't you? ...

Hang about.. you did register it didn't you?


:surprised:
Forum: Buying and Selling Subarus 14th February 2018, 05:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 455
Posted By Ben Up North
So you're racking up the k's in it now then, hope...

So you're racking up the k's in it now then, hope the struts lasts! :cool:
Forum: Buying and Selling Subarus 14th February 2018, 05:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 455
Posted By Ben Up North
8 weeks is no problems for me, especially if you...

8 weeks is no problems for me, especially if you want to offload the Dmax for about the same price.. I'll even pay your fuel, just remember to keep the receipts.!

Seriously though, has anything...
Forum: Buying and Selling Subarus 13th February 2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 455
Posted By Ben Up North
Hmm.. $2,500 worth of car and a bullbar. ...

Hmm.. $2,500 worth of car and a bullbar.
Tempting! If I was closer I'd buy it.
But then I'd have to scrap one of them for parts. It would be illogical to scrap yours, but I don't want to scrap...
Forum: Members Journals 12th February 2018, 04:46 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 823
Posted By Ben Up North
I'm think I'll remove the entire bumper and see...

I'm think I'll remove the entire bumper and see how feasible it would be to bolt the light tabs directly to the rear of the alloy. Which would mean total destruction of the prototype mount. I should...
Forum: Members Journals 12th February 2018, 04:41 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 823
Posted By Ben Up North
Ahh.. that white stuff you can see in the top pic...

Ahh.. that white stuff you can see in the top pic of this group is polystyrene. There's a big (? Relatively speaking). extruded alloy bar behind that. Sort of an elongated C shape with the back of...
Forum: Picture Gallery 11th February 2018, 07:26 AM
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Views: 272,208
Posted By Ben Up North
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: Members Journals 11th February 2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 823
Posted By Ben Up North
That's postive to hear, thanks! I never put it...

That's postive to hear, thanks!
I never put it back on today, will have another crack on friday I reckon.
Forum: Members Journals 11th February 2018, 01:46 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 823
Posted By Ben Up North
The front of the light is just a shade behind the...

The front of the light is just a shade behind the front of the bumper when fitted (almost level) that may give you a better idea of how far forward they are of the grill.

They are a big light...
Forum: Members Journals 11th February 2018, 01:30 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 823
Posted By Ben Up North
Quite possibly. you can't really tell in the...

Quite possibly. you can't really tell in the pictures (because it isn't there) but almost all of the light housing will be proud of the grill.
The mount itself is a good 50-75 mmm in front of the...
Forum: Members Journals 10th February 2018, 10:33 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 823
Posted By Ben Up North
here's a snap of the mount in place: ...

here's a snap of the mount in place:
https://i.imgur.com/SWODmj2.jpg
As you can see, it's back an above the bumper quite a bit. A little higher above the bumper than planned for final version.
...
Forum: Members Journals 10th February 2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 823
Posted By Ben Up North
Hi NL, Mine doesn't have a reo bar (well, not...

Hi NL,
Mine doesn't have a reo bar (well, not what i think of reo as) It's an alloy bar.
I put in longer mounting bolts for the bumper (alloy bit) and bolted the light bar behind the mount that...
Forum: Members Journals 10th February 2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 823
Posted By Ben Up North
Had a fiddle with the protype light mount...

Had a fiddle with the protype light mount yesterday. All fits perfectly, lovely wobble on the lights when mounted :(

http://i.imgur.com/FiFa0SY.jpg


I think I might position them a bit further...
Forum: Members Journals 7th February 2018, 04:38 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 30,496
Posted By Ben Up North
Well if it is capable of catching something, I...

Well if it is capable of catching something, I reckon it's just as likely to be offended by being put in second place:

:p
Forum: Members Journals 6th February 2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 30,496
Posted By Ben Up North
Hey Rally! Had a chance to investigate further?

Hey Rally!
Had a chance to investigate further?
Forum: Tyres/Tires and Wheels 3rd February 2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 25,011
Posted By Ben Up North
I'm gonna take a guess and say that actually the...

I'm gonna take a guess and say that actually the body is a bit higher, rather than the exhaust low..
Forum: Members Journals 3rd February 2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 86
Posted By Ben Up North
Pictures are required. :cool:

Pictures are required. :cool:
Forum: General Forum 3rd February 2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 147
Posted By Ben Up North
Solid Axles are so last year. Portal Axles are...

Solid Axles are so last year. Portal Axles are all the rage on Subarus now.:monkeydance:
Forum: Suspension, Handling and Brakes 1st February 2018, 07:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 331
Posted By Ben Up North
Not everyone is happy with stock, well certainly...

Not everyone is happy with stock, well certainly in the older models, not sure what can be done in the newer ones.
Forum: New Member Introductions 1st February 2018, 04:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By Ben Up North
Hi Martin Smith, :welcome:

Hi Martin Smith, :welcome:
Forum: Suspension, Handling and Brakes 31st January 2018, 05:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 74
Posted By Ben Up North
All good information cheers! Interestingly,...

All good information cheers!

Interestingly, the Gabriel Front struts have only one type for the SG9, regardless of turbo or not....
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