stripey's patrol

stripey patrol
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stripey's patrol

Unread post by stripey patrol » April 17th, 2012, 7:51 pm

G'day, this is my 1990 Nissan Patrol DX & here is what it's got on/in it.

4.2 Petrol/gas (Worked)
Safari snorkel
35" BFG Bajas
Front ARB airlocker
4.6 diffs
Custom front tube bar with warn highmount winch
Custom rear tube bar
Quarter chop
3" suspension lift
2" body lift
Custom rear draws
& lots more that I can't remember.
Its a absolute beast & goes anywhere I point it (so far)

Future plans:
Chrome grill (The 1 on it at the moment will get repainted for now)
Rear ARB airlocker
Custom snorkel
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MudLovingGU
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Re: Brad's GQ now been dirty

Unread post by MudLovingGU » April 22nd, 2012, 4:58 pm

gq looks nice man. love your tube bar!

Where abouts are the last 2 pics taken?

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Re: Brad's GQ now been dirty

Unread post by stripey patrol » April 23rd, 2012, 6:34 pm

Thanks mate, the last 2 were taken at the Otways.
Its not a bad spot because there are some hardcore tracks then others you can take standard 4x4s down, I am kind of new to 4x4s so I go as hard as the car will let me lol.
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Re: Brad's GQ now been dirty

Unread post by stripey patrol » April 23rd, 2012, 6:50 pm

Just getting some maintenance done on the beast, fixing the little bits of rust & stuff.Image
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Might need some rubber flares to run the 34's on my bros patrol :urgh: Image
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Re: Brad's GQ now been dirty

Unread post by safari truck » April 23rd, 2012, 11:46 pm

Nothin a grinder can't fix!
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Re: Brad's GQ now been dirty

Unread post by stripey patrol » April 25th, 2012, 11:15 am

Thats what I was thinking lol. I should be able to get half of it done today.
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Re: Brad's GQ now with flex shots

Unread post by stripey patrol » April 29th, 2012, 7:42 pm

Flex testing but I think it could go more. :waycool:
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naths80
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Re: Brad's GQ now with flex shots

Unread post by naths80 » April 30th, 2012, 5:28 pm

hey mate, nice truck. have you tried disconecting your swaybars? it makes a huge difference for the flex

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Re: Brad's GQ now with flex shots

Unread post by stripey patrol » April 30th, 2012, 5:39 pm

It hasn't got any on it, they got taken off by 1 of the previous owners, I just need a bigger ramp. :lol:
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Re: Brad's GQ now with flex shots

Unread post by mudshark » April 30th, 2012, 9:51 pm

nice rig mate . gq's are beasty . so did you drive out of that mud ? it looks nasty
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Re: Brad's GQ now with flex shots

Unread post by naths80 » May 1st, 2012, 7:26 am

who needs swaybars? overrated i recon :p

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Re: Brad's GQ now with flex shots

Unread post by stripey patrol » May 1st, 2012, 8:53 pm

@mudshark Yeah we drove out, it has the front locker & the LSD in the rear thats been rebuilt.

@naths80 I think that too, it handles great for a 4by or well better then a hilux anyway. :lol:
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Re: Brad's GQ now with flex shots

Unread post by in4rhvn » May 5th, 2012, 8:43 am

Nice gq like the front bar to
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Re: Brad's GQ

Unread post by stripey patrol » May 15th, 2012, 11:46 am

if anyone knows where there is a set of 15x8 or 16x8 rims could you let me know?
I will be taking it for a drive today & it will get a service within the next 2-3 weeks
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Re: Brad's GQ

Unread post by naths80 » May 16th, 2012, 9:19 pm

hey mate did you notice much of a difference with the 4.6 diff gear? acceleration and fuel economy?

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