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by Thirsty
Sat Jul 05, 2014 12:12 am
Forum: Show n Shine Pics
Topic: Bullbar Profile pics
Replies: 35
Views: 40265

Re: Bullbar Profile pics

22" bar fits in the regular spotlight position, a 30" fits between the top of the uprights if mounted on the top rail.
by Thirsty
Wed Jun 04, 2014 2:04 pm
Forum: Show n Shine Pics
Topic: Bullbar Profile pics
Replies: 35
Views: 40265

Re: Bullbar Profile pics

And that's not the furtherest protrusion where you measured in that pic, the bumperettes from the uprights make the arb bars stick out 250+ mm from the front of the grille. With winch installed, my tjm bar the curved uprights are the most protruding part, Think it came back at 190ish mm from bottom ...
by Thirsty
Mon May 19, 2014 8:53 am
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Anyone with a BT50 TJM T13 bar?
Replies: 7
Views: 2157

Re: Anyone with a BT50 TJM T13 bar?

Tjm in Perth rang me and asked me to measure my Ranger t13 bar. Hope wasnt for you they were asking for as bars a quite different. But we concluded that a 24" lightbar was the max size that would fit between the uprights on the ranger in the normal spotlight position. A 30" would sit nicely ontop of...
by Thirsty
Wed May 14, 2014 4:22 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: TJM accessories
Replies: 30
Views: 11542

Re: TJM accessories

Oh almost forgot.... Mate who just bought a new FJ Cruiser is very happy with me, just whinged to me on Saturday how he felt like he should have taken lube when he went to ARB.... I Saw this on Facebook today. http://www.tjm.com.au/catalogue/sale/#1 FJ cruiser T13 deluxe bar only $1100!!!. Sadly Ran...
by Thirsty
Wed May 14, 2014 4:17 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: TJM accessories
Replies: 30
Views: 11542

Re: TJM accessories

Wow that's slack. Just must be a busy store. TJM in Perth were great, they wont tell you oh bring it in and we'll fit it in, cos that just leads to situations like yours where they have multiple cars parked up with no work getting done and annoying owners. They had my car booked for 3 days (suspensi...
by Thirsty
Mon May 05, 2014 12:54 am
Forum: Show n Shine Pics
Topic: My DIY black factory alloys.
Replies: 27
Views: 23237

Re: My DIY black factory alloys.

Very nice Steve23, hmm might consider trying something similar when I mount some tires back on my stock rims (had my Mickey Thompson 33 " Baja ATZ on my stock alloys for a bit, don't think I could go back to stock tyres and rims, maybe looking at Baja STZ in 32" to go on my stock wheels for everyday...
by Thirsty
Thu Apr 17, 2014 7:19 am
Forum: Show n Shine Pics
Topic: Lendo's Metro Grey XLT
Replies: 130
Views: 158903

Re: Lendo's Metro Grey XLT

Very nice indeed. Where are those seat covers from, I like both the front and the back....
by Thirsty
Mon Apr 14, 2014 12:33 pm
Forum: Show n Shine Pics
Topic: Thirsty's XLT Gets an Early Xmas.
Replies: 26
Views: 31805

Re: Thirsty's XLT Gets an Early Xmas.

Yes, sidewalls stick out the side, but tread is just inside. I do need to get around to getting my flares painted and fitted. It does still fit in the garage, with the recovery hitch in the towbar receiver I get 10-15cm clearance at bullbar - garage door, I have a rubber foam mat stood up on back wa...
by Thirsty
Sun Apr 13, 2014 5:18 pm
Forum: Show n Shine Pics
Topic: Thirsty's XLT Gets an Early Xmas.
Replies: 26
Views: 31805

Re: Thirsty's XLT Gets an Early Xmas.

The rack was 339 at autoextra in osborne park In perth. Bought it with the weather resistant gear bag that fits the basket for 399 all up. Note ive mounted it so the am fm aerial goes right under/behind the front rail. Couldnt have been more suited to my ute if I tried, with my high awning brackets ...
by Thirsty
Sat Apr 12, 2014 4:19 pm
Forum: Show n Shine Pics
Topic: Thirsty's XLT Gets an Early Xmas.
Replies: 26
Views: 31805

Re: Thirsty's XLT Gets an Early Xmas.

Just picked up a simple little roof basket by Rola which ties in perfectly with the raised tjm awning brackets and fits the size of the Ranger Nicely. http://i82.photobucket.com/albums/j260/thirstyas/20140408_162409_zpslipscfkc.jpg http://i82.photobucket.com/albums/j260/thirstyas/20140408_162652_zps...
by Thirsty
Sun Apr 06, 2014 10:48 am
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Door grabs
Replies: 3
Views: 1324

Re: Door grabs

What ? She who must be obeyed is short and he is enquiring about passenger grab handles? Well, Fondles is the man regarding the A pillar grab handles for drivers side, there should be one fitted stock on the passenger side? Not sure what other grab handles you mean, unless you talking about a Jesus...
by Thirsty
Sun Mar 23, 2014 12:13 am
Forum: Show n Shine Pics
Topic: FULLY LOADED WHITE WILDTRAK
Replies: 10
Views: 8655

Re: FULLY LOADED WHITE WILDTRAK

How long did you need to wait for the rims, I just got mine this week which were ordered in October on a 6 week delivery advice. Same Rims, American Racing ATX Series Killer, 17x9. Or are yours 18's? Very happy with them though, so much lighter than stock alloys its quite noticeable to drive. I got ...
by Thirsty
Thu Mar 20, 2014 2:25 am
Forum: Show n Shine Pics
Topic: Thirsty's XLT Gets an Early Xmas.
Replies: 26
Views: 31805

Re: Thirsty's XLT Gets an Early Xmas.

Rims finally arrived. Well, thinking they were only available in a +20 offset, I was pleasantly surprised when they were +35, meaning I don't have to rush and fit my flares. Advantages I didn't think much about, The American Racing ATX wheels are a lot lighter than stock alloys, I have noticed impro...
by Thirsty
Thu Mar 20, 2014 2:13 am
Forum: Show n Shine Pics
Topic: Bullbar Profile pics
Replies: 35
Views: 40265

Re: Bullbar Profile pics

Heres a side profile of the TJM T13 deluxe. Best protrusion and clearance of all the winch bars IMO.
Image
by Thirsty
Tue Mar 11, 2014 7:25 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: White XLT auto in Perth
Replies: 5
Views: 2070

Re: White XLT auto in Perth

Funnily enough mine has got a lot worse since I cleaned it. I have one of those staun masso jet wand things, hopefully haven't cracked the condenser?
by Thirsty
Tue Mar 11, 2014 11:04 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: White XLT auto in Perth
Replies: 5
Views: 2070

Re: White XLT auto in Perth

Im pretty sure my steering rack is on the way out. I noticed a rattle in the steering wheel as I moved just off straight ahead while driving at say 80 km/h. Unfortunately for me I noticed it 2 days before my ute went in to get lift and tyres so didn't get it to a dealer. It still turns easy enough, ...
by Thirsty
Sun Mar 09, 2014 4:38 pm
Forum: Show n Shine Pics
Topic: Bullbar Profile pics
Replies: 35
Views: 40265

Re: Bullbar Profile pics

Still haven't fitted my flares as still waiting on rims :( So much for pre xmas delivery. But in series 4 of all 4 adventure they had a bt50 fitted with tjm bar, flares and side rails altogether and looked good (for a bt50 - bit like a Suzuki Hayabusa or a Harley, any change from factory is a major ...
by Thirsty
Sun Mar 09, 2014 4:20 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Gero Ranger's new 2014 XLS Dual Cab
Replies: 7
Views: 2653

Re: Gero Ranger's new 2014 XLS Dual Cab

You got more fuel than I did. When I took delivery I drove 4km from dealer and pumped 81L into the 80L tank.....
Don't think its limited to your dealer, my mate down in Busselton waited 2 months after ordering his canopy....
by Thirsty
Sat Mar 08, 2014 4:19 pm
Forum: Show n Shine Pics
Topic: Flexin Friday
Replies: 11
Views: 7505

Re: Flexin Friday

Both last weekend, Ones a vid which was shot on iPhone then emailed to my android phone so quality took a massive hit, the pic is from someones handicam and I screenshotted a frame from playing it back after copying the youtube vid to my phone(you'll never find it searching the normal tags :D don't ...
by Thirsty
Fri Mar 07, 2014 7:01 pm
Forum: Show n Shine Pics
Topic: Go Home Ranger, You're Drunk....
Replies: 10
Views: 6863

Re: Go Home Ranger, You're Drunk....

With your luck you probably just hydro locked the engine again :lol: Hate it when the car falls over !!! Mine almost "fell over". Was not watching the corner I was turning and cut it a bit to fine. http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i208/v8tfcorty/My%20New%20Ranger/20130417_131019_zpsa5395378.jpg htt...
by Thirsty
Fri Mar 07, 2014 6:59 pm
Forum: Show n Shine Pics
Topic: Go Home Ranger, You're Drunk....
Replies: 10
Views: 6863

Re: Go Home Ranger, You're Drunk....

Hey Thirsty, What dealership was that at, Midways?? cheers Dunno if I should mention which one, but no, wasn't Midway. Well really this was actually the transport company's fail, not the dealers. But I bet theyre still pretty sore about it right now. I haven't even been in a dealership for last 4 o...
by Thirsty
Thu Mar 06, 2014 1:52 pm
Forum: Show n Shine Pics
Topic: Go Home Ranger, You're Drunk....
Replies: 10
Views: 6863

Re: Go Home Ranger, You're Drunk....

LOL Im waiting for the ad in the paper, 2014 Ranger, slight hail damage......
by Thirsty
Thu Mar 06, 2014 1:36 pm
Forum: Show n Shine Pics
Topic: Go Home Ranger, You're Drunk....
Replies: 10
Views: 6863

Go Home Ranger, You're Drunk....

Spotted this being.... err... unloaded.... at a dealership yesterday. http://i82.photobucket.com/albums/j260/thirstyas/IMG_42291728204421_zps0e164913.jpg Hope it wasn't some small business owner who has waited 4-6 months for delivery. Looks quite customer spec'd... Show us your other sad Ranger whoo...
by Thirsty
Tue Feb 18, 2014 4:19 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Seat belt beeper
Replies: 11
Views: 4275

Re: Seat belt beeper

Whoops, that's a 270 ton payload haulpak. 3ft3" lift kit (ground clearance), they have a 4300L fueltank, and that's not even exactly long range, not with a 78L quad turbo v16 churning out 2300+HP .......

And please don't send me the bill for a fresh set of tyres to mount on 57" rims
by Thirsty
Mon Feb 17, 2014 11:29 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Seat belt beeper
Replies: 11
Views: 4275

Re: Seat belt beeper

^ wouldnt put it past you fella's. Ive seen it all tonight... a 270 haulpak travelling 45mins out of the pit to bring me a load of dirt.... but he forgot to get loaded. Oh well. You guys can keep me entertained for next hour or so right?
by Thirsty
Mon Feb 17, 2014 11:00 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Seat belt beeper
Replies: 11
Views: 4275

Re: Seat belt beeper

You guys $h1ting me or what. I never thought for a minute it was something we could turn off.. Pain in the bum when in lowrange doing a recovery cos the thing keeps going off even when ya get out of the car till seatbelt is plugged in whether ya moving or not. Great find if it works.
by Thirsty
Sat Feb 15, 2014 10:22 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: To Snorkel or not To Snorkel
Replies: 17
Views: 7706

Re: To Snorkel or not To Snorkel

I don't buy into the better performance a snorkel gives. I doubt it actually. But OEM and other cheap snorkels can be restrictive and worsen your performance. I had a GU Patrol that lost power after a Nissan snorkel was added, and heard a few on here question the oem ford unit after they installed o...
by Thirsty
Thu Jan 23, 2014 12:53 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Noisy roof rack bars!!
Replies: 17
Views: 11787

Re: Noisy roof rack bars!!

I think my slim line weather shields make more noise than my Rola roof rack. Cos ive taken my roof bars off a couple times and its still a little noisy compared to stock...
by Thirsty
Wed Jan 15, 2014 10:14 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Forum go slow?
Replies: 16
Views: 6777

Re: Forum go slow?

It had dropped out again this morning for me but fine this arvo.
by Thirsty
Wed Jan 08, 2014 1:35 am
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: TJM Deluxe Bullbar
Replies: 5
Views: 2375

Re: TJM Deluxe Bullbar

I will clarify my measurement is from bottom front edge of grille in the centre, not the bit inline with front of headlights. I put a straight bar across the front of the two uprights so measured from front of grille to the bar held flat across front of uprights. My Narva ultima 225 hid's sit inside...
by Thirsty
Wed Jan 08, 2014 1:24 am
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: TJM Deluxe Bullbar
Replies: 5
Views: 2375

Re: TJM Deluxe Bullbar

When I checked one before orderIng mine I measured 165mm from base of grille to the front of the uprights. The bits attached to the bar under the headlights lined up almost like a bumper panel. Mine dits out under front of headlights (maybe cos I have winch installed it has to sit further out.) Mine...
by Thirsty
Wed Dec 18, 2013 4:43 pm
Forum: Show n Shine Pics
Topic: Dero's XLT
Replies: 6
Views: 4398

Re: Dero's XLT

Fantastic to see another Ranger well setup AND getting used for the intended purpose. Now ive just got to sort out this working away from home buisness and Ill get some stories from beyond the black stump.
by Thirsty
Sat Dec 14, 2013 4:25 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Flares for BT 50
Replies: 14
Views: 7166

Re: Flares for BT 50

Pretty sure the BT50 in series 4 of All 4 Adventure was running TJM flares. They have a slot cut in the bottom so the mudflaps stay where they are. I got a full set i gotta get painted. My pos 20 offset ATX Killers will be here middle of Jan. I see the fill in bit under the headlight on TJM Deluxe b...
by Thirsty
Fri Dec 13, 2013 11:19 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Lids with sports bar and with out
Replies: 7
Views: 3112

Re: Lids with sports bar and with out

Ive got photos posted somewhere round here showing fit and overhang etc. I find the fixed plates around the bar legs restrict access into the tray somewhat... ie trying to connect a ratchet strap to the front tiedowns.... Really have to reach over and back in, cant see what you're doing if going in ...
by Thirsty
Mon Dec 09, 2013 2:55 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: which bullbar
Replies: 9
Views: 4849

Re: which bullbar

Only other cheaper consideration is xrox at 1295 supplied at opposite lock? No built in recovery points or fog lights... But does include bashplate as far as I know.
by Thirsty
Mon Dec 09, 2013 2:53 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: which bullbar
Replies: 9
Views: 4849

Re: which bullbar

Um no its not. Foglights included ( extras on the arb) and yeah free underbody guard and dont need to add recovery point as they are built into the winch cradle)
by Thirsty
Fri Dec 06, 2013 7:13 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Auction Ford Parts
Replies: 22
Views: 13588

Re: Auction Ford Parts

Be from Centre Ford closing down the other week?
by Thirsty
Tue Dec 03, 2013 10:11 pm
Forum: Show n Shine Pics
Topic: Not Long Now!!
Replies: 2
Views: 2050

Re: Not Long Now!!

Congrats mate, I drove out with floormats, bonnet protector, and 8km to empty flashing on the dash.

Where in the world are ya?
by Thirsty
Mon Dec 02, 2013 5:44 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: My Wildtrak
Replies: 41
Views: 33302

Re: My Wildtrak

Haha yeah, my lib was nearing that expensive point too, new brembo rotors plus tyres in the next 10000km. Tyres only 225wide in 18 inch but cos its not commodore sizing was 530 a tyre :o My baja atz cost a lot less than that in 33". So yeah I had to rem8nd myself it wasnt a bad time to be saying goo...
by Thirsty
Mon Dec 02, 2013 12:32 pm
Forum: Show n Shine Pics
Topic: Thirsty's XLT Gets an Early Xmas.
Replies: 26
Views: 31805

Re: Thirsty's XLT Gets an Early Xmas.

Fitted up the light bar and wired everything in properly including my Uniden 8080 uhf. Incredible unit that, dual speakers, one on the main unit ive cable tied in behind the glovebox, and one in the mic. Passed the mic cable through the little gap between dash and gear console so it rests in that bi...