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by Dun Wurkun
Sun Sep 10, 2017 1:35 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: extendable mirrors
Replies: 24
Views: 24846

Re: extendable mirrors

I had ordinary mirrors cut and put over the top of the convex one. was done by a window/mirrors supplier
Ken
Have now changed them for the clearview type mirror and much better.
$370 delivered to Echuca from Pinnacle imports Ballarat
by Dun Wurkun
Thu Jul 07, 2016 5:24 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Fourby Fitouts Drawers, Slides and Shelving
Replies: 1
Views: 1818

Re: Fourby Fitouts Drawers, Slides and Shelving

Dont know about these but for value and strength I went for the drawers from 4WD supercentre at less than half price of others
Very impressed when they arrived and fairly easy to DYI
Ken
by Dun Wurkun
Thu Nov 12, 2015 2:27 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Titan Drawers 4wd Supacentre
Replies: 11
Views: 11144

Re: Titan Drawers 4wd Supacentre

What is the price ??
Ken
by Dun Wurkun
Sat Oct 31, 2015 8:00 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Feed back required. People with PX I and II autos
Replies: 50
Views: 63502

Re: Feed back required. People with PX I and II autos

You are very patient, personally I do not want to be in possession of my Ranger outside of warranty. Its alright if you have plenty of money, as mine is now worth $25000 as a trade in with all the goodies New change over price on XLT was $28000, no bullbar, no canopy, no brake controller etc No way...
by Dun Wurkun
Fri Oct 30, 2015 5:38 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Feed back required. People with PX I and II autos
Replies: 50
Views: 63502

Re: Feed back required. People with PX I and II autos

My 2012 PX XLT has an intermittant loss of power when towing in cruise control and in sports mode This has been happening for 3 years now and been to many dealers but none have fixed it Now that it is out of warranty Ford want me to prove there is a fault and they may reimburse me for my costs to da...
by Dun Wurkun
Thu Sep 03, 2015 5:08 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Trade in prices.
Replies: 12
Views: 8009

Re: Trade in prices.

That's what I said, my vehicle only has 53000 klms
Less than 50% after 3 years, will be keeping it
Ken
by Dun Wurkun
Tue Sep 01, 2015 3:35 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Trade in prices.
Replies: 12
Views: 8009

Re: Trade in prices.

I got offered $25000 for my 2012 PX XLT with bulbar, canopy, tekonsha brake controller, Anderson plug, all set up for towing and extra $28000 to change over for basic xlt
Don't think so
Ken
by Dun Wurkun
Tue Apr 28, 2015 1:01 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Towing advise (photos within)
Replies: 20
Views: 7652

Re: Towing advise (photos within)

Where can I get another ranger for $9000
Ken
by Dun Wurkun
Tue Aug 05, 2014 2:46 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Ranger tub trailers for sale.
Replies: 4
Views: 2948

Re: Ranger tub trailers for sale.

Good use for the perhaps thousand of tubs available
Ken
by Dun Wurkun
Fri May 09, 2014 1:02 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: 150 Litre Long Range Fuel Tank For my PX
Replies: 61
Views: 55733

Re: 150 Litre Long Range Fuel Tank For my PX

is there a web site for the autox, cannot find it
Ken
by Dun Wurkun
Tue Jan 28, 2014 4:09 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Ford roadside assist gawn, got a crappy RACQ card today ford
Replies: 14
Views: 9847

Re: Ford roadside assist gawn, got a crappy RACQ card today

You guys are lucky to have got a card ????
Ken
by Dun Wurkun
Thu Jan 16, 2014 12:56 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Forum go slow?
Replies: 16
Views: 8084

Re: Forum go slow?

Working ok today
Ken
by Dun Wurkun
Wed Jan 15, 2014 4:39 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Forum go slow?
Replies: 16
Views: 8084

Re: Forum go slow?

The hot weather must be playing havoc on the server as it is as slow as
taking up to 4 minutes to see page
In Echuca Vic
Ken
by Dun Wurkun
Tue Nov 26, 2013 1:00 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: replace wiper blades
Replies: 20
Views: 9176

Re: replace wiper blades

Mine were stuffed after 10,000km Heck the are average after 6 months normally (although this set is doing better than usual) Think summer heat is what kills mine mostly. Yes, maybe summer heat as I am in Mackay Queensland and yes they do leave some streaks when operating in rain. Thanks for your in...
by Dun Wurkun
Sat Nov 16, 2013 4:11 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Future rangers
Replies: 40
Views: 26700

Re: Future rangers

Good customers service would be at top of my list
Ken
by Dun Wurkun
Thu Jun 13, 2013 2:04 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: 30,000k service questions
Replies: 9
Views: 5684

Re: 30,000k service questions

I often wonder why the dealers will not let you watch what they do to your vehicle, IMHO they do not follow their own workshop guide .
I would rather pay somebody else than a dealer
Ken
by Dun Wurkun
Thu Jun 13, 2013 1:50 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: 30,000k service questions
Replies: 9
Views: 5684

Re: 30,000k service questions

I suppose the only thing your guy cannot do is hook up their computer and put any upgrades onto your system.This is where they have you over a barrel, but I see that the govt is looking into the dealers sharing all their technology so any authorised person who can do servicing will be on an equal pa...
by Dun Wurkun
Fri Jun 07, 2013 4:07 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: 30,000k service questions
Replies: 9
Views: 5684

Re: 30,000k service questions

In the service manual with the vehicle it shows what has to be done with the A<B<and C services The 30000 is the everything on the A service plus the B service, which is only the replacement of the fuel filter and half hour labour but the cost goes up to $590 which is their capped price. to me a rip...
by Dun Wurkun
Sat May 04, 2013 12:49 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: This guy would be Pi$$ed with the Slight Scratch
Replies: 1
Views: 2304

Re: This guy would be Pi$$ed with the Slight Scratch

somebody was recently looking for wrecked rangers
Ken
by Dun Wurkun
Thu Apr 18, 2013 2:35 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Where to find wrecked rangers?
Replies: 6
Views: 4826

Re: Where to find wrecked rangers?

By the look of all the replies nobody is wrecking their rangers
I have been told if you want tubs go to the dealers who have been putting on trays and should be able to get them cheap
Ken
by Dun Wurkun
Sun Mar 10, 2013 11:57 am
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: trailer leveling bars
Replies: 8
Views: 5992

Re: trailer leveling bars

Hello Butch
On my 2012 ranger it states not suitable for load leveling bars. on the inside drivers door
Many are using them and I will as my tug drops at the back and raises the front
Ken

see this link http://newranger.net/forums/viewtopic.p ... =716#p7493
by Dun Wurkun
Fri Mar 08, 2013 5:44 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Panel beating costs
Replies: 13
Views: 7929

Re: Panel beating costs

Thanks Ron
I just received a tail light from Franks auto parts in Queanbeyan for $125 and the delivery was only 2 days
Have found a person who will repair and paint it for $200, so very happy with that
He does not have to remove anything
Ken
by Dun Wurkun
Fri Mar 08, 2013 2:22 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Panel beating costs
Replies: 13
Views: 7929

Re: Panel beating costs

12.4 hours to remove and refit canopy etc, 11 hours to repair panel and 7.5 hours painting
Ken
by Dun Wurkun
Wed Mar 06, 2013 3:37 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Panel beating costs
Replies: 13
Views: 7929

Re: Panel beating costs

its obvious that I have not had to have any repairs done for many years, but still seems a bit of overkill to remove canopy and tub and bumper bar to fix a broken lens and a small dent under it
Ken
by Dun Wurkun
Tue Mar 05, 2013 11:52 am
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Panel beating costs
Replies: 13
Views: 7929

Re: Panel beating costs

Got the quote today $1159 which includes 12.4 hours to remove and refit canopy and tub
Think I will spend $125 for a new lens and some touch up paint and see how it looks
Ken
by Dun Wurkun
Mon Mar 04, 2013 3:54 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Panel beating costs
Replies: 13
Views: 7929

Panel beating costs

Hello Had some mongrel hit the o/s rear of the van and broke the bottom part of the lights and put a small dent in the guard, would not have thought it would be a big cost as the excess is $550. light on Ebay is $150 Guess what it seems like it is major as the supposedly have to take the canopy off,...
by Dun Wurkun
Thu Dec 13, 2012 3:53 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: SITE SLOW How Slow ??
Replies: 52
Views: 43018

Re: SITE SLOW How Slow ??

Hello Simon
It does seem to be a lot quicker than yesterday
Ken Echuca Vic
by Dun Wurkun
Sat Dec 08, 2012 3:36 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: SITE SLOW How Slow ??
Replies: 52
Views: 43018

Re: SITE SLOW How Slow ??

Yes still very slow to post reply in Echuca Vic
Ken
by Dun Wurkun
Sun Oct 28, 2012 1:26 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Towing heavy van
Replies: 55
Views: 74936

Re: Towing heavy van

atkins wrote:I have fitted Hayman Reece towbar & I use their wdh gear ,with no problems all good.

Hello
I am looking at using the ford towbar and cutting down the H/R shank to make it fit the ford
H/R just want you to put their towbar on
by Dun Wurkun
Fri Oct 12, 2012 2:57 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Towing heavy van
Replies: 55
Views: 74936

Re: Towing heavy van

My rear dropped about 50 mm and lifted the front so was not happy that there may be loss of control with steering and breaking but have not put the WHD back on yet I went over the mountains from Coffs to Dorrigo and the van towed and pulled easily and on the trip did not have any problems with sway ...
by Dun Wurkun
Fri Sep 21, 2012 3:00 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Towing heavy van
Replies: 55
Views: 74936

Re: Towing heavy van

many thanks for the replies
Ken
by Dun Wurkun
Tue Sep 18, 2012 10:04 am
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Towing heavy van
Replies: 55
Views: 74936

Re: Towing heavy van

Hello AJ I had the ATM of the van increased as the ranger can handle the extra load and the manf was agreeable to that. I will check the springs next time I put the van on and see what happensIt is a tandem axe If the WHD does not affect stability control I will try with the hitch next trip to see ...
by Dun Wurkun
Thu Sep 13, 2012 12:20 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: fuel and economy
Replies: 2
Views: 2498

fuel and economy

Hello All Just returned from my trip north and with plenty of hills and head winds I averaged 15.13 l/100klms or 6.61 klm per litre over 10087 klms in the new ranger, towing a 2800kg caravan Average price of fuel was $1.53 This was better than my big trip with the prado and with tail winds most of t...
by Dun Wurkun
Sat Aug 25, 2012 7:35 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Towing heavy van
Replies: 55
Views: 74936

Re: Towing heavy van

Hello AJ I had the ATM of the van increased as the ranger can handle the extra load and the manf was agreeable to that. I will check the springs next time I put the van on and see what happensIt is a tandem axe If the WHD does not affect stability control I will try with the hitch next trip to see h...
by Dun Wurkun
Mon Aug 20, 2012 3:46 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Towing heavy van
Replies: 55
Views: 74936

Re: Towing heavy van

Many thanks for yor reply I was concerned at the drop at the back of the ranger as when I went to the weighbridge it had the ball weight at 200 kg but since it has a tare ball weight of 240 kg I think they have stuffed . On looking at the figures given I think it is 340 kg so nearly at the max downl...
by Dun Wurkun
Wed Aug 15, 2012 7:36 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Towing heavy van
Replies: 55
Views: 74936

Re: Towing heavy van

I am under the impression that WHD are not recommended by ford as they have the anti sway as part of the computer system
I dont know how the towbar could be damaged as it is huge
Ken
by Dun Wurkun
Tue Aug 14, 2012 6:45 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Towing heavy van
Replies: 55
Views: 74936

Towing heavy van

Hello I am towing a caravan weighing 2800 kg, which is well within the limit, but the rear of the ranger is dropping about 50 mm, so is anybody else having this problem I have checkedwith ARB about upgrades to springs and suspension but at approx $2000 out od range at present I would have thought th...
by Dun Wurkun
Sun May 13, 2012 3:10 pm
Forum: Show n Shine Pics
Topic: My white XP XLT Ranger
Replies: 4
Views: 4916

Re: My white XP XLT Ranger

Big gee wrote:Looks awesome Ken, congratulations :mrgreen:

Is that a genuine bullbar you have fitted to it?


Shaun
Hello shaun
No the bullbar is an ECB ( East coast bullbar) and very happy with it
The bugs and mossie still stick to it
Ken
by Dun Wurkun
Wed May 09, 2012 5:54 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: First towing trip with Ranger
Replies: 5
Views: 4687

Re: First towing trip with Ranger

Aerial can be replaced by a smaller one, it just screws off
Ken
by Dun Wurkun
Tue May 08, 2012 4:45 pm
Forum: Show n Shine Pics
Topic: My white XP XLT Ranger
Replies: 4
Views: 4916

Re: My white XP XLT Ranger

Rowie wrote:Looks very nice Ken, glad to hear you are happy after a long wait, Rowie

Thanks Rowie
Cant wait to hook up the van and head north and really find out how it travels
Ken