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by crusader
Wed Jan 14, 2015 8:20 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Front parking sensors
Replies: 6
Views: 4519

Re: Front parking sensors

Bones301276 wrote:Crusader

Could you post some photos of where you fitted the sensors ?


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sensors 2.jpg
Here you go.
by crusader
Tue Jan 13, 2015 10:34 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Front parking sensors
Replies: 6
Views: 4519

Re: Front parking sensors

Just fitted these on the weekend. http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/170642412069?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1497.l2649 Quality is good and I was able to get the sensors in silver which matched pretty good. I took the option of fitting only 2 of the sensors. I also did not wire it to the brake ...
by crusader
Fri Oct 31, 2014 8:51 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Noeprene seat covers
Replies: 8
Views: 3283

Re: Noeprene seat covers

naddis01 wrote:They don't look airbag compatible?
Just like the add reads, they are air bag compatible.
There is a slit positioned over the airbag that can open freely but the material naturally stays closed hence no un sightly gaps.
by crusader
Fri Oct 31, 2014 7:48 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Noeprene seat covers
Replies: 8
Views: 3283

Re: Noeprene seat covers

I bought these seat covers about 6 months ago. http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/FORD-Ranger-PX-Front-Rear-Neoprene-seat-covers-Dual-Cab-Wetsuit-Material-/261621008572?pt=AU_Car_Parts_Accessories&hash=item3ce9d3c8bc They look fantastic and fit like a glove. Have had no issues with them moving or bunching u...
by crusader
Wed Sep 24, 2014 7:21 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Manual gearboxes
Replies: 25
Views: 12477

Re: Manual gearboxes

fishwenican wrote:crusader....GROW UP.
I have a manual and am hugely happy with it.
its the here say and gossip about all the faults that irk me.
Everything seems to irk you. A read through all your posts prove it.
by crusader
Tue Sep 23, 2014 3:13 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Manual gearboxes
Replies: 25
Views: 12477

Re: Manual gearboxes

Joe munro wrote:Well said ironlung thats what this forum is about
Getting it from the owners of px rangers help
That is
X2.

Dont take any notice of Fishwenican, he is an angry old man that likes to , well be angry.

In my experience the manual is a great g-box and a pleasure to drive.
by crusader
Sun Sep 21, 2014 8:10 am
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Racking up the Ks
Replies: 35
Views: 22225

Re: Racking up the Ks

March 2013 and done 30k with no problems at all. Very happy.
by crusader
Thu May 15, 2014 7:02 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Wiring
Replies: 3
Views: 2131

Re: Wiring

Spot on description there baxtc1.
I bought a set of fog lights off a Wildtrack for $60 from ebay.Then decided not to bother wiring them up as Ford wanted $385 for the switch.
by crusader
Wed May 14, 2014 9:53 pm
Forum: Show n Shine Pics
Topic: Lendo's Metro Grey XLT
Replies: 130
Views: 167851

Re: Lendo's Metro Grey XLT

Could you please put a link to the suspect parts as I was about to buy a tail gate gas strut from eBay Sorry for hijacking your thread Lendo. http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Ford-Ranger-T6-Shock-up-supports-End-cap-pickup-/271345535334?pt=Motors_Car_Truck_Parts_Accessories&hash=item3f2d744966&_uhb=1 The...
by crusader
Sat Apr 26, 2014 9:02 am
Forum: Show n Shine Pics
Topic: Lendo's Metro Grey XLT
Replies: 130
Views: 167851

Re: Lendo's Metro Grey XLT

I would be very cautious if using cheap struts from EBay (Lendo not saying yours are). I purchased the tail gate strut which come from the same place as the bonnet struts and after fitting it I was very pleased with it as it drops the tail gate nice and slow. Then after about 20 to 30 times used the...
by crusader
Mon Apr 21, 2014 11:49 am
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Double Demerits Reminder - Easter Long Weekend
Replies: 16
Views: 7605

Re: Double Demerits Reminder - Easter Long Weekend

Had a guy tailgating me in the left most lane doing 100 on the Gateway yesterday. Could see his phone above the steering wheel, sure enough when he passed me he was busy texting.
Why don't some people have brains :?:
by crusader
Fri Apr 18, 2014 8:33 am
Forum: Show n Shine Pics
Topic: Lendo's Metro Grey XLT
Replies: 130
Views: 167851

Re: Lendo's Metro Grey XLT

LeeroyW wrote:First photo is really sweet!


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I Agree, possibly the best picture of a Ranger I have seen.
by crusader
Thu Apr 17, 2014 7:11 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Raptor in Mandurah
Replies: 23
Views: 12508

Re: Raptor in Mandurah

Yep, certainly looks good. Wonder if he is considering fitting a Ranger grill.
by crusader
Sun Mar 23, 2014 9:19 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Canopy, which one to buy? (Merged)
Replies: 272
Views: 554568

Re: Canopy, which one to buy? (Merged)

Gday, I bought a white Aeroklas canopy bnib from an auction and took it to the panel shop to get painted Metro grey. I managed to get the windows off but had to leave the trims on because I didn't want to rip all the glue and silicone work that aeroklas had done. The painter just taped up the rest ...
by crusader
Sun Mar 23, 2014 7:51 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Canopy, which one to buy? (Merged)
Replies: 272
Views: 554568

Re: Canopy, which one to buy? (Merged)

I honestly can not for the life of me understand Why anyone asks about what affect on fuel economy things will be. All extras WILL cause some sort of increase that's the laws of physics. You pay $50K + for a 4wd and then wonder about small irrelevant costs like fuel...... You might....MIGHT be up f...
by crusader
Sun Mar 23, 2014 3:37 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Canopy, which one to buy? (Merged)
Replies: 272
Views: 554568

Re: Canopy, which one to buy? (Merged)

Has anyone stripped out a Aeroklas canopy, as in removed side and front windows. I want to save a few dollars and do this myself before sending to the painters. I have removed the Phillips screws around the cover trim but cant see how the rest of it comes apart. I would prefer to remove all framing ...
by crusader
Thu Feb 20, 2014 7:49 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Canopy, which one to buy? (Merged)
Replies: 272
Views: 554568

Re: Canopy, which one to buy? (Merged)

I'm considering getting a Aeroklas canopy for my dual cab. Can any one tell me if fuel efficiency will be noticeably affected by the extra weight and change in aero dynamics. Cheers. Seriously would you think if it made a difference you would not buy one? No I didn't say that, I just want to know.
by crusader
Wed Feb 19, 2014 10:45 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Canopy, which one to buy? (Merged)
Replies: 272
Views: 554568

Re: Canopy, which one to buy? (Merged)

I'm considering getting a Aeroklas canopy for my dual cab.
Can any one tell me if fuel efficiency will be noticeably affected by the extra weight and change in aero dynamics.

Cheers.
by crusader
Sun Dec 15, 2013 5:19 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Hema just got owned
Replies: 4
Views: 3186

Re: Hema just got owned

:lol:
by crusader
Fri Dec 06, 2013 7:54 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: manual or auto ???
Replies: 36
Views: 8950

Re: manual or auto ???

Reading this forum really made me depressed about buying a manual ! My wildtrak arrived today picking it up when I get a chance! It's my first manual and really looking forward to it. The last two comments made me a little More happy about my choice. When test driving a new xlt it was very stiff an...
by crusader
Sun Nov 24, 2013 10:59 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Another newbie ranger owner!
Replies: 4
Views: 2247

Re: Another newbie ranger owner!

Nice.
Do you have Korr lighting in the back. I have 3 x 1m strips in the back of mine and is absolutely brilliant.
by crusader
Thu Mar 21, 2013 6:26 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Ranger vs BT-50 Availability
Replies: 28
Views: 32483

Re: Ranger vs BT-50 Availability

Crusader No poo, you prefer the look of your Ranger - thats obvious, you just spent alot of money on it. Us BT minority dont have a problem with what you lot think of our cars, but im (we're) sick of bloody hearing it - many of you sound like old broken records. You can do what you want, seeing as ...
by crusader
Sat Mar 16, 2013 10:03 am
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Ranger vs BT-50 Availability
Replies: 28
Views: 32483

Re: Ranger vs BT-50 Availability

I haven't seen any hate here at all.
People including myself commenting that the Ranger in our opinions looks far better is not hate. It is also perfectly acceptable to be doing this on a Ford Ranger forum.
by crusader
Mon Mar 04, 2013 6:12 pm
Forum: Show n Shine Pics
Topic: Good Lookin Truck
Replies: 15
Views: 9676

Re: Good Lookin Truck

Geoff50 wrote: You have to admit guys it is a good looking truck :D :D :D
regards
Geoff

No matter what the delivery delay is or how much cheaper the BT50 is I would never own one, I think they are butt ugly.
Sorry, but you did ask.
by crusader
Sun Feb 24, 2013 10:34 am
Forum: Show n Shine Pics
Topic: Caspers XLT Supercab
Replies: 15
Views: 12362

Re: Caspers XLT Supercab

Yes very nice, and don't worry about the photos as no picture can do the Ranger justice.

All I got for valentines day was a single chocolate.
by crusader
Sun Feb 24, 2013 10:27 am
Forum: Show n Shine Pics
Topic: Silver XL 2.2 manual RWD Dual Cab
Replies: 6
Views: 3768

Re: Silver XL 2.2 manual RWD Dual Cabo fix.

$318 from a dealer sounds like a good price. They normally start off extremely high with there prices as they expect us to beat them down. Reverse sensors are a good investment, as a slight scrape in the car park would cost more than that to fix. Mara I hear you, and also the tight clutch doesn't he...
by crusader
Sat Feb 23, 2013 2:49 pm
Forum: Show n Shine Pics
Topic: Silver XL 2.2 manual RWD Dual Cab
Replies: 6
Views: 3768

Re: Silver XL 2.2 manual RWD Dual Cab

Hi Ozy, The reverse sensors were fitted by Auto Extreme as a dealer option and cost $500. However I was charged about half that. Another option that I might have otherwise gone with is 'The Car Kit Company' which appear to have good pricing. I reckon reverse sensors should have been standard on all ...
by crusader
Sat Feb 23, 2013 2:20 pm
Forum: Show n Shine Pics
Topic: Silver XL 2.2 manual RWD Dual Cab
Replies: 6
Views: 3768

Silver XL 2.2 manual RWD Dual Cab

Picked up my Ute 10 days ago and have 250km on the clock so far with economy showing 7.7 lt per 100kms so I'm impressed with that so far. Not doing much in the way of mods as I like the look as it is, even with the steel wheels. So far I have removed the barrier bar and fitted a EGR tonneau, Maxda 3...
by crusader
Wed Feb 20, 2013 7:10 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: EGR TONNEAU Cover
Replies: 26
Views: 30311

Re: EGR TONNEAU Cover

I bought one that fits my XL dual cab with barrier bar removed. So it rolls up all the way to the cab. I don't roll it up under itself as recommended in the manual as it is a pain to do, that's really only so the UV protected side is exposed. If the UV protection is an issue for you then just tuck t...
by crusader
Sun Feb 17, 2013 10:02 am
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: PX Ranger Aerial
Replies: 55
Views: 71389

Re: PX Ranger Aerial

Okay, just checked And I didn't fit the spacer, so you don't need to trim the thread. How ever just fitted it back on with spacer and reception is still poor.
So I also have one bee sting aerial to give away to the first person to pm me. Pick up in Brisbane only and all voters welcome. :D
by crusader
Sun Feb 17, 2013 9:35 am
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: PX Ranger Aerial
Replies: 55
Views: 71389

Re: PX Ranger Aerial

Just thought I might add a different point of view with the bee sting aerial before everyone here gets one. :D I installed one and and the reception was so poor I removed it straight away. Also you will need to cut down the adapter as the thread is to long, the base is also a little over size. Hope ...
by crusader
Sat Feb 16, 2013 4:18 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: PX Ranger Aerial
Replies: 55
Views: 71389

Re: PX Ranger Aerial

Does anyone know if the song info can be turned off, or rather back on. When I picked up my Ranger on Wednesday the song info was on the screen but after playing with all the features it is no longer there. Still have station name showing. Also still have the standard aerial.

Cheers Ross.
by crusader
Sat Feb 09, 2013 10:42 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Ranger Newbie. Pick it up tommoro whoo hooo
Replies: 31
Views: 18493

Re: Ranger Newbie, Next Friday whoo hoo

I think our Rangers are un identical twin brothers as they arrived on the same ship into Brisbane. I pick up my dual cab on Wednesday and that day can't come quick enough. Probably pass you cruising the Brissie motorways on Saturday. :D
by crusader
Mon Feb 04, 2013 5:41 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: headlight globes
Replies: 53
Views: 60441

Re: headlight globes

Thanks Dunno,
Will wait until my Ranger arrives before deciding on bulb replacement.
Ross
by crusader
Sun Feb 03, 2013 8:24 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: headlight globes
Replies: 53
Views: 60441

Re: headlight globes

Dunno, are those Phillips Extreme Vision bulbs easy to install? Are they just plug and play or is there any connectors required? Also I read that the life span is pretty short, like 9 months for some. Not a big deal as Ebay has them for around $50 delivered from Aussie suppliers. Anyway feel a littl...