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S3ute
S3ute
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Last Activity: Today, 07:20 AM
Joined: 07-09-2013
Location: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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  • S3ute
    replied to Spotted out and about…
    Hello again from Brisbane.

    I’m a bit of a fan of Mini Mokes having owned one back in the late 70’s.

    A couple of weeks back I was up in Darwin with the frau visiting...
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  • S3ute
    replied to Not looking to start a war
    Hello again.

    I should have added the obvious - until you meet the counter case - suggestion to make sure, no matter what brand you go with, to check that the product is correct for your truck....
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  • Hello again from Brisbane.

    I recognise that this is getting well off the topic of brake light switches but thought if you are looking for a good read on arduous journeys you should track...
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  • S3ute
    replied to Not looking to start a war
    Hello from Brisbane.

    I fitted Super Pro bushes in both the springs and chassis:

    https://superpro.com.au

    They are sold internationally these days and the guys in...
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    Last edited by S3ute; Today, 02:36 AM.

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  • S3ute
    replied to Trouble loading pics
    Hi.

    I’m sure it works most of the time - for several weeks now it’s been generally fine.

    I still do find posting photos using the iPhone a bit of a hit and miss process...
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  • S3ute
    replied to Pollak taps
    Hello again from Brisbane.

    Yes, that’s pretty much the best way to approach these things.

    I sleep pretty well at night, other than Mrs S3ute digging me in the ribs to turn...
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    Last edited by S3ute; Yesterday, 08:54 AM.

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  • S3ute
    replied to Ratel
    Hello from Brisbane.

    Sitting here with a beer licking my wounds from the shock that my relatively expensive Rocky Mountain door tops might have been sourced geographically somewhere fairly...
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  • Hello from Brisbane.

    Since the thread involves 107” trucks fitted out as recovery units, I thought you might be interested in this truck that was on display at a vintage tractor and...
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    Last edited by S3ute; Yesterday, 04:44 AM.

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  • S3ute
    replied to Trouble loading pics
    Hello from Brisbane.

    I seem to have success uploading pictures more often than no success using a laptop - but the other way around with an iPhone.

    Generally, using the upload...
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  • S3ute
    replied to Ratel
    Hello again from Brisbane.

    A bit of good and bad - maybe more curious - news overnight.

    My order for a pair of Rocky Mountain door tops and grille is finally on its way here...
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    Last edited by S3ute; Yesterday, 04:07 AM.

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  • S3ute
    replied to Finally, a working brake light switch
    Hello from Brisbane.

    Your recommendation on that Palin book is heartily endorsed - I do have a copy on my bookshelf and did thoroughly enjoy reading it. For a non historian Palin wrote it...
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    Last edited by S3ute; Today, 03:03 AM.

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  • S3ute
    replied to Door vent install
    Hello from Brisbane.

    Those vents are generally used here on caravan roofs to create internal pressure when moving as a dust entry suppressor. Most caravan supply places sell something similar....
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  • S3ute
    replied to Ratel
    Hello from Brisbane.

    Had a bit of a win yesterday - drove across town to pick up the sun visor and grille badge from the folks I mentioned before who have a fairly impressive number of wrecks,...
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    Last edited by S3ute; 09-18-2021, 05:38 AM.

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  • S3ute
    replied to New thread topic?
    Hello again.

    I’m happy to vote twice if it will help get the numbers up….

    Cheers,

    Neil
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  • S3ute
    replied to Finally, a working brake light switch
    Hello again.

    Not sure about newly shorn sheep, but humans face some pretty bleak prospects there without the fancy living pods that have been installed in more recent times. The Australian...
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  • S3ute
    replied to Ratel
    Hello again from Brisbane.

    As luck would have it the replacement visor appears to be pretty good and a fair match for the undamaged one from the original pair.



    ...
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    Last edited by S3ute; 09-17-2021, 02:26 AM.

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  • S3ute
    replied to Ratel
    Hello again.

    Another small ray of sunshine came my way yesterday.

    Found another Roverperson with a surplus matching sun visor in his collection. Don’t know the price yet...
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  • S3ute
    replied to Ratel
    Hello again from Brisbane.

    I feared this might come back to bite me at some stage. Because they wouldn’t cut in half steps I erred upwards to avoid the final sheet being marginally...
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  • S3ute
    replied to Finally, a working brake light switch
    Hello again from Brisbane.

    Given how effective some easy modification is to overcoming long-standing design irks on the trucks - the brake light switch in question being a prime example and...
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  • Hello from Brisbane.

    Nice application of ingenuity there - congratulations.

    The closest that I’d seen to that was in Lombok Indonesia some years ago powering a pumice...
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