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by trentski
Wed Jul 22, 2015 9:21 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: speedometer error
Replies: 13
Views: 4530

Re: speedometer error

Mines out by about the same, I set the cruise by the GPS speedo and that makes me one of the fastest vehicles on the road in Melbourne. It's been a pretty good con actually, everyone drives 10% slower than the speed limit by default, and then they knock a couple of kmh off that to stay safe from the...
by trentski
Tue Jun 30, 2015 10:39 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: I've cut out the template, now what?
Replies: 13
Views: 7590

I've cut out the template, now what?

Can any one help I've cut out where the template went but having dramas now fitting snorkel

Image

stolen from facebook
by trentski
Thu May 28, 2015 10:09 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: BT50 update
Replies: 13
Views: 7621

BT50 update

Here's a leaked photo fo the new BT50 A single spy-shot of the 2016 Mazda BT-50 has appeared on Thailand-based forums, with the front-end of the ute copping the most change. IF THIS SPY SHOT IS anything to go by then the 2016 Mazda BT-50 will follow in the footsteps of recently refreshed Mazda model...
by trentski
Fri May 22, 2015 9:50 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: New Toyota Hilux revealed in Sydney
Replies: 11
Views: 6028

Re: New Toyota Hilux revealed in Sydney

$60k for the SR5? plus towbar plus tubliner, what else is it missing that's standard on the XLT Ranger? other than 147kw and 470nm
by trentski
Mon Mar 02, 2015 10:12 pm
Forum: Show n Shine Pics
Topic: Ford goes Stealth!
Replies: 6
Views: 5944

Re: Ford goes Stealth!

http://www.motoring.com.au/news/2015/co ... alth-49428

lets take the F250, convert it to right hand drive and triple the price, those suckers in Aus will pay it
by trentski
Mon Mar 02, 2015 10:02 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: 1100 kilometres in 11 hours
Replies: 17
Views: 5111

Re: 1100 kilometres in 11 hours

I would have thought that standard you would get close to 1100 hiway kms on a tank, I get 800 with about 25% hiway and 75% city running in my stock Hirider
by trentski
Thu Feb 26, 2015 9:30 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: HID - Biggest Bestest Lights in a TJM T13 on a PX
Replies: 2
Views: 1601

Re: HID - Biggest Bestest Lights in a TJM T13 on a PX

I had XGTs on my Hilux on a T13 bar and they fit fine after I reversed the mount. weren't behind the hoop, but behind the bumpers, I didn;t hit anything so it didn't matter.
by trentski
Sat Feb 21, 2015 8:33 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Air Conditioning Additive: QuickCool
Replies: 26
Views: 18464

Re: Air Conditioning Additive: QuickCool

my hilux air con was so cold I couldn't have it on the coldest setting on a 40 degree day, no such problem with the Ranger. The lowest fan setting is too high as well.
by trentski
Mon Feb 16, 2015 9:57 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Air Conditioning Additive: QuickCool
Replies: 26
Views: 18464

Re: Air Conditioning Additive: QuickCool

Might be something here that is of use

http://kalecoauto.com

Have a good look around, they have some really good products :mrgreen:
by trentski
Wed Feb 11, 2015 10:07 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Is the Dealer lying to me ?
Replies: 15
Views: 6907

Re: Is the Dealer lying to me ?

car salesmen don't lie....
by trentski
Tue Feb 10, 2015 9:56 pm
Forum: Show n Shine Pics
Topic: "I'm bigger than you"
Replies: 17
Views: 12880

Re:

Thirsty tourer, only available in big supercharged V8, you'd be better getting the King Ranch for a tourer
by trentski
Fri Feb 06, 2015 10:04 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: ken blocks Raptor with trax
Replies: 7
Views: 3783

Re: ken blocks Raptor with trax

Nut wrote:What are those headlights? They look awesome!
F150s have a few more aftermarket options than we have with our little PX
by trentski
Thu Feb 05, 2015 10:44 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Fridges in a wildtrack
Replies: 22
Views: 14148

Re: Fridges in a wildtrack

have a look at http://www.norcoast.com.au they have a number of different shapes in each volume
by trentski
Sun Feb 01, 2015 9:43 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Driving lights
Replies: 65
Views: 41085

Re: Driving lights

But it is going to be the roo that jumps out of the scrub 100 m or less down the road where you don't have time to stop. That's the one that's going to get you. Mate of mine has a patrol with so many lights on it I'm sure you can see it from the moon on a clear night. The Roo he hit jumped out of t...
by trentski
Sun Feb 01, 2015 9:36 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Amrok destroys Ranger in towing and speed test!
Replies: 38
Views: 49108

Re: Amrok destroys Ranger in towing and speed test!

" if you want to keep a ute for more than a 100,000 kilometres then he would not recommend an Amorok " Or any VW for that matter, even the carsguide dude won't recommend a Vw out of warranty. The same guys that did the Ranger v Amarok drag did a hilux v amarok one when the amarok was first released...
by trentski
Thu Jan 29, 2015 7:35 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Be careful what you write on this forum!!
Replies: 14
Views: 7456

Re: Be careful what you write on this forum!!

Of course it will come up but someone must know your number to google it to see it come up If I was you I delete your mobile number in the above post as you are allowing it to be seen by everyone on the net. i have edited every post i have written and replaced with three full stops, trust me i have...
by trentski
Wed Jan 28, 2015 9:07 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Ranger goes drag racing
Replies: 25
Views: 16234

Re: Ranger goes drag racing

Yep, if you want a race car don't buy a diesel ute
by trentski
Tue Jan 27, 2015 10:01 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Be careful what you write on this forum!!
Replies: 14
Views: 7456

Re: Be careful what you write on this forum!!

That's google cache, if you follow the link your post has been deleted. you can ask google to remove it, or you can relax and forget about it, there isn't much value in knowing your name and mobile number, heck i give mine out to relative strangers, I've even got little cards made up to make it easier
by trentski
Tue Jan 27, 2015 9:53 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Ranger goes drag racing
Replies: 25
Views: 16234

Re: Ranger goes drag racing

fRanger wrote:Well, it's settled. Pulled a good few cars on an auto up to 100 earlier.

It was an Amarok but that still counts right?

maybe
http://youtu.be/0J0KcLrOjzk
by trentski
Mon Jan 19, 2015 10:08 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Bt50 upgrade
Replies: 7
Views: 3816

Re: Bt50 upgrade

that's a bad photoshop but is how it should have been all along. Surprised the Ranger update has been released but nothing on the BT50 yet, although they have started discounting the current range so maybe it will be here once they have run down the stock enough
by trentski
Wed Jan 14, 2015 9:59 pm
Forum: Show n Shine Pics
Topic: "I'm bigger than you"
Replies: 17
Views: 12880

Re:

and only $40k
by trentski
Sat Jan 10, 2015 10:03 am
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Canopy central locking
Replies: 5
Views: 3538

Re: Canopy central locking

sammitr comes standard with central locking on rear door
by trentski
Mon Dec 08, 2014 9:40 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: New Add on TV
Replies: 10
Views: 4848

Re: New Add on TV

Trolling Dirt wrote: How low does jeep have to go to use a kids icon LOL
Yeah, fancy copying Coca Cola like that :lol:
by trentski
Wed Dec 03, 2014 10:46 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Need a wee bit of a rant to vent.
Replies: 13
Views: 6630

Re: Need a wee bit of a rant to vent.

Well parking at the very back of the lot doesn't work anymore because SUVs full of little devils always seem to seek out the Ranger to park next to it, :roll: Yeah I have the same problem, park a long way away from the door with no one around and then when you come back from shopping, sure enough, ...
by trentski
Tue Dec 02, 2014 9:24 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Need a wee bit of a rant to vent.
Replies: 13
Views: 6630

Re: Need a wee bit of a rant to vent.

Goldiga wrote:I just park my car over the line now and take 2 spots.
Be prepared to get in through the window when I park next you then, I'll park in that spot next to you so close you won't be able to get to your door, let alone open it :evil:
by trentski
Fri Nov 21, 2014 10:48 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: New Great Wall Triton
Replies: 21
Views: 9171

Re: New Great Wall Triton

new triton uses same chassis as old triton, means it won't be as big as ranger/bt/amarok

shame the triton and navara haven't raised the bar at all, need some competition or we'll never get the features we want
by trentski
Thu Nov 20, 2014 8:56 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: CUSTOM Fiberglass Hood/Bonnet for FORD Ranger PX
Replies: 14
Views: 4138

Re: CUSTOM Fiberglass Hood/Bonnet for FORD Ranger PX

trublu wrote:Bonnet is for looks only,
Not true, it also gives somewhere warm for the cat to sleep :lol:
by trentski
Thu Nov 20, 2014 8:54 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: New Great Wall Triton
Replies: 21
Views: 9171

Re: New Great Wall Triton

Off Topic but Hyundai/Kia over Nissan any day of the week. Shame the Triton is a bit under done, the Navara also missed the mark. So that leave the Hilux to take the humble tradies ute to the next level and unfortunately that's not how Toyota play the game. Luckily the Everest is upping the ante and...
by trentski
Tue Nov 18, 2014 8:52 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: How many Ranger models are there in your country?
Replies: 13
Views: 6512

Re: How many Ranger models are there in your country?

Stanley2 wrote:Not sure why ford hasn't brought more versions specially 4x4, I would love a 3.2 diesel 6 speed auto 4x4.

On the F150 we get most models sold in USA.
I'm surprised you get the T6 Ranger, Ford want you to all buy F150s, that's their bread and butter
by trentski
Tue Nov 18, 2014 8:46 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: led day running lights
Replies: 17
Views: 8236

Re: led day running lights

Excouncil wrote:I found these merc style fit in there just nice http://www.dhgate.com/product/car-led-d ... 3148527938
And on that site is heaps of other styles .
got a photo f them fitted Ex?
by trentski
Fri Nov 14, 2014 10:08 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: led day running lights
Replies: 17
Views: 8236

Re: led day running lights

yeah few guys have them ,got good reports initially then nothing since so no news is good news?
by trentski
Fri Oct 24, 2014 8:12 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: gizmos and body mods
Replies: 2
Views: 1654

Re: gizmos and body mods

You're not going to make any friends around here with posts like that :P

Photos, take photos and post them here :mrgreen:
by trentski
Thu Oct 23, 2014 10:48 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: XLS vs XLT
Replies: 30
Views: 13783

Re: XLS vs XLT

XLS wasn't avai;lable when I bought mine, and then it was manual only.

Auto headlights I love, auto wipers are good. No regrets
by trentski
Fri Oct 17, 2014 10:24 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: T6 platform outsells Hilux in DC market
Replies: 16
Views: 6562

Re: T6 platform outsells Hilux in DC market

that's a bit of a stretch :lol:

new Nissan out soon and they're making a Renault version, given they've already said the new Navara isn't as good as BT/Ranger or Amarok, who do you reckon would buy the Renault version? :lol:
by trentski
Fri Oct 17, 2014 8:54 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: "Ranger" logo font type?
Replies: 30
Views: 18998

Re: "Ranger" logo font type?

Just go with that one, confuse the heck out of people
by trentski
Sat Oct 11, 2014 10:33 am
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Window Tinting
Replies: 10
Views: 4702

Re: Window Tinting

I paid $140 for the four side windows, but I didn't go through any of the franchises. Just a local guy that does it out of his house Good price but no rear windows which is the killer in price. Plus local guy doesn't have the Hugh overhead. The rear window might have taken the price to $200, but I ...
by trentski
Thu Oct 09, 2014 5:50 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Window Tinting
Replies: 10
Views: 4702

Re: Window Tinting

I paid $140 for the four side windows, but I didn't go through any of the franchises. Just a local guy that does it out of his house
by trentski
Wed Sep 17, 2014 9:57 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: NSW Govt crackdown on Bullbars
Replies: 13
Views: 7120

Re: NSW Govt crackdown on Bullbars

Trolling Dirt wrote:Looks pretty all polished up n I bet it cost more than a fiver ??
Maybe this bloke could register it in Qld till the laws change up there in about 15 years. As NSW hits everyone 15years before any other state. Bloomin money mongers.
It's not where you are registered it is where you are driving ;)
by trentski
Tue Sep 16, 2014 9:16 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Trouble with the radio
Replies: 15
Views: 7014

Re: Trouble with the radio

Update your location in the profile, makes helping you easier.

I also have a 2013 XLT but my radio is clear as a bell. What station is your worst I can check it in mine and report back