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by DangerRanger
Fri Sep 23, 2022 6:42 am
Forum: Show n Shine Pics
Topic: Danger's Metro Grey Space Cab
Replies: 109
Views: 134490

Re: Danger's Metro Grey Space Cab

Howdy Trublu

Hope you are well !

Don't use the Ranger that much these days since buying the Cruiser but I reckon it's got a few more good years left in it yet !

Cheers
Gazz
by DangerRanger
Thu Sep 22, 2022 4:10 pm
Forum: Show n Shine Pics
Topic: Danger's Metro Grey Space Cab
Replies: 109
Views: 134490

Re: Danger's Metro Grey Space Cab

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300,000 k's - still going strong and still pulling Hilux's out of the shitt !
by DangerRanger
Wed Mar 23, 2022 3:06 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Linc MIA
Replies: 17
Views: 5663

Re: Linc MIA

It's a shame, especially as this forum has been dying a slow death over the last few years. IMO - that started a few years ago when two members on here complained about the joking, the fun and the humour - all of which made this site different and way better than the other boring and overly serious...
by DangerRanger
Sun Mar 20, 2022 8:56 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Linc MIA
Replies: 17
Views: 5663

Re: Linc MIA

G'day All The problem with forums is there are 30,000 plus different types of personalities, attitudes, sense of humours and sadly in this day and age an abundance of people who get offended at almost anything and everything if they don't like what they hear ! Moderators - they're the poor people th...
by DangerRanger
Sat Mar 19, 2022 8:16 am
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Linc MIA
Replies: 17
Views: 5663

Re: Linc MIA

Greetings All

I may be wrong but the topic above this one viewtopic.php?f=3&t=14195 may have something to do with it

Cheers
Gazz
by DangerRanger
Sun Feb 20, 2022 9:47 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Passing of a long time member.
Replies: 8
Views: 3882

Passing of a long time member.

G'day All Received a text today from Terese, the wife of " D-ranged " saying he passed away last November from cancer and asked if I could post this sad news on this great site ! Terese said he absolutely loved his Ranger. D-ranged and I joined this site 12 days apart back in July 2012 and whilst I ...
by DangerRanger
Wed Jan 05, 2022 5:20 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Dakar 2022
Replies: 2
Views: 1705

Re: Dakar 2022

He's goin' alright for his second Dakar !

Toby Price picked up some good time after getting lost the other day !

Still a long way to go
by DangerRanger
Sun Jan 02, 2022 8:42 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Dakar 2022
Replies: 2
Views: 1705

Dakar 2022

For those who might be interested - the Dakar has started and is on SBS daily at 17.00 hrs

Good luck to the three Aussie riders

Toby Price, Daniel Sanders and Andrew Houlihan
by DangerRanger
Tue Dec 17, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: Show n Shine Pics
Topic: Danger's Metro Grey Space Cab
Replies: 109
Views: 134490

Re: Danger's Metro Grey Space Cab

Sozz mate ...but I'm still smiling.....until next time.... It's all good mate - nothing like a bit of fun and frivolity on a 4wd trip - even tho there are a few boring members on here without a sense of humour that would frown upon such activities ;) Can't wait to use that exact same trick on someo...
by DangerRanger
Mon Dec 16, 2019 9:02 am
Forum: Show n Shine Pics
Topic: Danger's Metro Grey Space Cab
Replies: 109
Views: 134490

Re: Danger's Metro Grey Space Cab

butch. wrote:The other thing Gazz hates is Diesel leak's
Ha Ha Ha - best practical joke I've seen in years - you guys got me a beauty :lol: :lol:

Cheers and Beers

Gazz
by DangerRanger
Sun Dec 15, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: Show n Shine Pics
Topic: Danger's Metro Grey Space Cab
Replies: 109
Views: 134490

Re: Danger's Metro Grey Space Cab

jstanovic wrote: I will add serpentine belt to my list at the 200,000km service.
Make sure you change the tensioner pulley as well - I'm pretty sure it is the pulley that seizes causing the belt to disintegrate !

Cheers

Danger
by DangerRanger
Sun Dec 15, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: Show n Shine Pics
Topic: Danger's Metro Grey Space Cab
Replies: 109
Views: 134490

Re: Danger's Metro Grey Space Cab

Hey danger, just wondering what kind of preventative maintenance you do and at what intervals? Do you just service as per the service guide? Howdy - just the regular 15k logbook servicing ! Whilst I do a fair bit of towing it's not overly heavy but at 150k I had the transmission fluid and filter ch...
by DangerRanger
Sun Dec 15, 2019 11:08 am
Forum: Show n Shine Pics
Topic: Danger's Metro Grey Space Cab
Replies: 109
Views: 134490

Re: Danger's Metro Grey Space Cab

Howdy Hutch

Yeah mate - she's still going strong and still going hard !

Hopefully next year I will be doing the Anne Beadell :)

All the best

Gazz
by DangerRanger
Sun Dec 15, 2019 10:14 am
Forum: Show n Shine Pics
Topic: Danger's Metro Grey Space Cab
Replies: 109
Views: 134490

Re: Danger's Metro Grey Space Cab

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by DangerRanger
Tue Nov 19, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Grab a bargain today !
Replies: 4
Views: 4155

Re: Grab a bargain today !

Howdy Excouncil I know what you are saying - coz when this mob hit the scene I was very reluctant to buy anything off them - mainly because of the " made in china thing ! " But when you realize that some of the big branded names use the exact same chinese company to make the exact same product in th...
by DangerRanger
Tue Nov 19, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Grab a bargain today !
Replies: 4
Views: 4155

Grab a bargain today !

4wdsupercentre have a one day sale on today - some pretty cheap gear for those people getting set up for touring, camping or 4wdriving ! I think the 2.5 mtr x 2.5 mtr awning with strip light and free delivery for $129 is good value - I've had one on both my 4wd's for a number of years now and very h...
by DangerRanger
Wed Nov 13, 2019 6:22 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Climate change.
Replies: 56
Views: 25362

Re: Climate change.

There is a lot of evidence showing climate change, bugger all against it. If someone does not grasp that then you are unlikely to change them. G'day sras - not sure if you read this but here's a part of my earlier post on this topic I don't believe anyone with a modicum of intelligence disagrees th...
by DangerRanger
Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Climate change.
Replies: 56
Views: 25362

Re: Climate change.

Out of curiosity... those that dont believe in climate change. What are you throughts when you see a graph like this? Howdy IamTriggerHappy I don't believe anyone with a modicum of intelligence disagrees that the climate is changing - as it has done for approximately 4.5 billion years - the age of ...
by DangerRanger
Fri Nov 08, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Climate change.
Replies: 56
Views: 25362

Re: Climate change.

Can you prove that? I swear it is getting colder as I'm getting older....what do you say to that? Hey trublu - at my age I've found that winters seem to be colder and summers seem to be hotter so I'm not sure what's going on there :? Maybe you should move a bit further north of where you live now -...
by DangerRanger
Fri Nov 08, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Climate change.
Replies: 56
Views: 25362

Re: Climate change.

Some very interesting reading here ! https://www.city-journal.org/global-warming Judith A. Curry is an American climatologist and former chair of the School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Her research interests include hurricanes, remote sensing, atmospheri...
by DangerRanger
Fri Nov 08, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Climate change.
Replies: 56
Views: 25362

Re: Climate change.

Hmmm - saving the planet - here we go! Here's a small sample of how many coal plants there are in the world today. I could go into using the advanced technology of thermally efficient, supercritical steam generators using our own world's best metallurgical coal; but what's the point, it is treated a...
by DangerRanger
Fri Nov 08, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Climate change.
Replies: 56
Views: 25362

Re: Climate change.

If it wasn't for " Climate Change " we would still be in the " Ice Age " ;)
by DangerRanger
Fri Sep 27, 2019 8:47 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: First New Car, Perth Based
Replies: 12
Views: 7178

Re: First New Car, Perth Based

Welcome to the Rangerhood mate !

Nice looking ute - you will love it, they are a great vehicle !

And you couldn't have bought a better car to drive across the " treeless plain " to the annual 2020 Ranger Meet-up weekend ;)

Cheers

Danger
by DangerRanger
Sat Sep 07, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: 2021 engine's
Replies: 43
Views: 29117

Re: 2021 engine's

Rosspat wrote:You like living in the past I guess
butch. wrote:Why? 2021 isn't here yet so I can't live there.
Ha Ha - Butch that's gold :lol:
by DangerRanger
Thu Aug 22, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Help needed with digital mapping
Replies: 21
Views: 10175

Re: Help needed with digital mapping

I believe Gold Members get Bar credits with every standard price purchase to use at the XMas lunch. So you could be on a good thing there. I reckon I could make " Platinum " member quite easily when this techo stuff is involved :x I remember when I got my first computer it took me a day and a half ...
by DangerRanger
Thu Aug 22, 2019 10:55 am
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Help needed with digital mapping
Replies: 21
Views: 10175

Re: Help needed with digital mapping

big tip is carry maps as backup,works for me..... Hey trublu - Yeah I've been using paper maps for 30 plus years and still carry them depending where I'm going. It's just that the 200 series I bought - first model 2007 has crap bluetooth and as its rear end is nearly as big as my missus's lol and h...
by DangerRanger
Thu Aug 22, 2019 10:10 am
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Help needed with digital mapping
Replies: 21
Views: 10175

Re: Help needed with digital mapping

I have often wondered why TAFE does not run some introductory electronic mapping/navigation courses. You would have to think there is a large grey nomad population that might sign up! Ya not wrong there BigTed - what annoys the crap out of me is all the people who work with or have anything to do w...
by DangerRanger
Wed Aug 21, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Help needed with digital mapping
Replies: 21
Views: 10175

Re: Help needed with digital mapping

PM sent fellas
by DangerRanger
Wed Aug 21, 2019 9:20 am
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Help needed with digital mapping
Replies: 21
Views: 10175

Re: Help needed with digital mapping

Howdy guys

I will run it by the rest of the crew re: more participants !!

Cheers

Gazz
by DangerRanger
Tue Aug 20, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Help needed with digital mapping
Replies: 21
Views: 10175

Re: Help needed with digital mapping

Howdy Gerry The head unit runs android and I just found out that as I had oziexplorer installed direct into the unit and not on an sd card, the unit uses google play and won't really recognize / work properly with the android operating system of oziexplorer - well that's what I've just been told by ...
by DangerRanger
Mon Aug 19, 2019 10:34 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Help needed with digital mapping
Replies: 21
Views: 10175

Re: Help needed with digital mapping

You gunner run a border track for members as per your excellent simo trip? Im sure itd be a hit! A couple newcomers I know to 4wdriving asked me if I could arrange a 3 day trip for them so I was happy to do so. Not sure how many starters yet but might put it on here - a few more can't hurt ??? Chee...
by DangerRanger
Mon Aug 19, 2019 10:08 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Help needed with digital mapping
Replies: 21
Views: 10175

Re: Help needed with digital mapping

Howdy Linc I have no doubt that Mick is the man - he led us superbly thru those mountains and goat tracks a couple years ago and even in the dark lol. the vic high country trip in November, I'm tempted but having two 4wd's and a drip attached to me 24/7 filled with Hahn Superdry's is not a cheap hob...
by DangerRanger
Mon Aug 19, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Help needed with digital mapping
Replies: 21
Views: 10175

Help needed with digital mapping

G'day All I'm looking for someone in Murray Bridge, Adelaide or anywhere in between that can help me with setting up and using OziExplorer. I'm happy to travel anywhere really :) I had a new head unit installed in my Landcruiser with OziExplorer loaded ( paid for and registered ) and I'm struggling ...
by DangerRanger
Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi from Smeltersvile
Replies: 12
Views: 6893

Re: Hi from Smeltersvile

Hello !

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by DangerRanger
Wed Sep 19, 2018 6:23 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Tailgate damper kits
Replies: 64
Views: 54295

Re: Tailgate damper kits

Will do my best tomorrow to post pics !
by DangerRanger
Wed Sep 19, 2018 4:41 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Tailgate damper kits
Replies: 64
Views: 54295

Re: Tailgate damper kits

Just fitted my new struts - how good are they compared to the old design !! :D :D :D
by DangerRanger
Mon Sep 17, 2018 2:03 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Tailgate damper kits
Replies: 64
Views: 54295

Re: Tailgate damper kits

That's good to hear Ducfat

Look forward to getting my new ones on asap

Cheers

Gazz
by DangerRanger
Mon Sep 17, 2018 9:02 am
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Tailgate damper kits
Replies: 64
Views: 54295

Re: Tailgate damper kits

G'day All Had one of my Grunt ezy up and down struts let go yesterday - sent them an email last night asking if someone could call me re: this issue and first thing this morning got a call from Grunt 4x4 ( Dave ) who apologized for my inconvenience, took down my address and guaranteed I will have a ...
by DangerRanger
Sun Sep 09, 2018 10:01 am
Forum: Show n Shine Pics
Topic: pick up
Replies: 8
Views: 8485

Re: pick up

An Elon Musk smokehouse ??