Upgrade your 4wd

Submitted: Friday, Apr 01, 2011 at 20:15
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Found a really cheap way to make your 4wd go better.


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Reply By: Allan B (Sunshine Coast) - Friday, Apr 01, 2011 at 20:56

Friday, Apr 01, 2011 at 20:56
Hilarious. Just ordered two for upcoming birthday gifts. Thanks heaps Bob.

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Follow Up By: Member - Toyocrusa (NSW) - Friday, Apr 01, 2011 at 21:08

Friday, Apr 01, 2011 at 21:08
Thanks Allan. I've done the same.

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Follow Up By: Member - Toby R (WA) - Friday, Apr 01, 2011 at 21:28

Friday, Apr 01, 2011 at 21:28
Haha thats gold
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Follow Up By: Member - Longtooth (SA) - Friday, Apr 01, 2011 at 21:39

Friday, Apr 01, 2011 at 21:39
Now, if there was one that sounded like a V12 Merlin I would be interested.
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Follow Up By: Pete Jackman (SA) - Saturday, Apr 02, 2011 at 02:54

Saturday, Apr 02, 2011 at 02:54
I ordered on off ebay for my work car - it will drive my boss nuts!
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Follow Up By: Fab72 - Saturday, Apr 02, 2011 at 10:23

Saturday, Apr 02, 2011 at 10:23
We'd you get them from? My google search only returned USA results. Not keen on overseas shopping.
Is there anyone local who stocks these?

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Follow Up By: Allan B (Sunshine Coast) - Saturday, Apr 02, 2011 at 10:38

Saturday, Apr 02, 2011 at 10:38
I got mine here Fab.

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Follow Up By: Fab72 - Saturday, Apr 02, 2011 at 10:46

Saturday, Apr 02, 2011 at 10:46
Cheers Allan.
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Reply By: member-PradoMad - Saturday, Apr 02, 2011 at 03:22

Saturday, Apr 02, 2011 at 03:22
how they think of stuff like that...?
I'm going to get one too for my Prado; thanks for sharing
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Reply By: Bonz (Vic) - Saturday, Apr 02, 2011 at 07:57

Saturday, Apr 02, 2011 at 07:57
I got one for my birthday last year, sure makes the 3.0l TD sound good
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Reply By: Member - Bruce C (NSW) - Saturday, Apr 02, 2011 at 11:15

Saturday, Apr 02, 2011 at 11:15
Why didn't they have them back in 1964.

Would have made my old 52 morris oxford sound a treat.

Think of the fuel savings too.

Would not have had to buy the 56 Henry, or the star model for that matter.

All the grin without the sin!

Cheers Bob, thanks for sharing.

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Follow Up By: Hairs & Fysh - Saturday, Apr 02, 2011 at 18:40

Saturday, Apr 02, 2011 at 18:40
Hi Bruce,
'Why didn't they have them back in 1964'
Cause back then your morris would of still sounded better than the crap that roams the streets these days. ;)

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Follow Up By: Member - Bruce C (NSW) - Monday, Apr 04, 2011 at 09:02

Monday, Apr 04, 2011 at 09:02
Hi Jon,

Mate if you had owned a 1952 Morris Oxford you would not have said that.
Engines and drive lines today are so far in front of those old beasts that it is amazing. Internal fittings today are light years ahead of those old beasts.
Morris Oxfords had a bad habit of breaking axles on cold mornings. They used to use them as cabs at one time. They looked like a slightly scaled down FJ Holden or a scaled up Morry Minor. Small cars were a lot roomier in the old days.
Engine would have been around 1 litre I suppose, no idea really.

Now the 54 Morris Oxford is the same vehicle that is still used as cabs in India today. They bought the dies of BMC and apparently still manufacture them today in India. The 54s had an over head valve set up.

I took the exhaust off it and put a straight through 2 inch copper exhaust on it.
Looking back it sounded like cr@p but at the time I thought it was terrific.

Probably "terrifying" would have been a better description,....laughing profusely.

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Follow Up By: Hairs & Fysh - Monday, Apr 04, 2011 at 10:46

Monday, Apr 04, 2011 at 10:46
Your probably right Bruce, But I haven't owned one ;)
"I took the exhaust off it and put a straight through 2 inch copper exhaust on it.
Looking back it sounded like cr@p but at the time I thought it was terrific. "

Mate I think we all did things cars in our younger day that we thought was cool, LOL And in hindsight, Oh well!
Mate just think if you had of keep it, you'd have plenty of new parts for it now.

Being raised on V8 grunt, what I hate these days is the Hyundai brigade with the 4" tail pipe that sounds like a muffled f@rt and the boom box thumping driving round and around the shopping centre car parks.
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Follow Up By: Member - Bruce C (NSW) - Monday, Apr 04, 2011 at 12:44

Monday, Apr 04, 2011 at 12:44
Mate If I had have kept it I would have gotten rid of it by now.

Nostalgia is good but sometimes it clouds our vision.

Best car I have ever owned is an 80 series landcruiser. Bar None.
These things are built like tanks. Looked after they will last longer than my 65 years, not only that but they will take a hiding and come back laughing.

All those old cars were brilliant in their day but they have all had their day, except the 80 series. They are built like a rolls royce.

They ought to go back to manufacturing them. Or at least the 105 series with a twin turbo V8 diesel. Don't like the look of these new ones, B ugly in my opinion.

Although a small turbo running 5 to 7 psi boost on the 4.5 petrols would leave the 6 cyl diesels for dead. But that's another story.

Those little outfits your talking about would climb all over an older car and fuel consumption has improved out of sight. I don't like small cars either, (I reckon they ought to be banned LOL) but there is no denying that technology has passed those old brutes by.

good talking to you Jon,
Cheers, Bruce.
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Follow Up By: Member - Bruce C (NSW) - Monday, Apr 04, 2011 at 12:58

Monday, Apr 04, 2011 at 12:58
Hey Jon,
Just to make you green with envy, in the late sixties I had a 1930 A model in stock standard condition, a little rough around the edges though, complete with its up draught carby and overhead fuel tank which was directly in front of the dash. would not have taken much to register at the time.

Those sort of vehicles were thick on the ground in those days.

Had a hot rod for a short time as well.

Had all that while trying to do a Plumbing apprenticeship.

Retired last June, Yahooo!!!!!!!

Pension in May. Yaaaahhhooooooo!!!!!!!!!!!!!

ROFLMAO.

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Follow Up By: Hairs & Fysh - Monday, Apr 04, 2011 at 14:06

Monday, Apr 04, 2011 at 14:06
Enjoy your retirement mate.
One day we may catch up for a yarn or two.
Happy Travels.


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Follow Up By: Member - Boo Boo (NSW) - Monday, Apr 04, 2011 at 17:38

Monday, Apr 04, 2011 at 17:38
I wonder what the reaction would be if one were to pull up next to a "P" plater in their troopy with the gizmo in the socket and an external speaker? LOL
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Follow Up By: Alllan B (Sunshine Coast) - Monday, Apr 04, 2011 at 18:00

Monday, Apr 04, 2011 at 18:00
Hey Boo Boo, Just ordered a couple of these SoundRacers. Similar thought occurred to me! I have an amplifier/external speaker, got the Troopy. Might just do it.

Pity I no longer have the Getz. Can you imagine it with the V12 SoundRacer and an external speaker in the engine bay? Boy I could have had some fun!

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Follow Up By: Member - Bruce C (NSW) - Monday, Apr 04, 2011 at 18:38

Monday, Apr 04, 2011 at 18:38
Jon, Looking forward to it mate,


Boo Boo and Allan
you guys are just evil ....... ROFLMAO

Hey Boo Boo, just caught your signature line.

Once you get passed 55 mate we have a saying,

"Every day you are vertical is a good day"

Cheers all, Bruce.
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