George's 80 Series TLC and MQ Patrol Site


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RIP Tony McPherson (Diemals). Passed away June 4, 2016 Southern Cross Hospital

Anatomy of  Mining Exploration (at least some of the shady companies) in W.Aust  Mining_Monster

Current and Past Projects

My current two 'real' 4wd vehicles are a US spec '97 Toyota Land Cruiser (80 series) and an Oz spec '80 Nissan Patrol (MQ). A toyota and a nissan - hmmmm, actually I like them both!

----------------TLC 80 series projects-----------------

Interior LED lighting
    No Longer available
LED Interior Lighting Auxiliary Battery & winch Aux Battery & winch
Sliders (pretty pictures) Slider pictures & construction details Sliders (Fabrication details and drawings) Slider fabrication details
Factory Auxiliary Fuel Tank
Factory Auxiliary Fuel tank installation in US spec 80 series Extending Differential and
Gearbox breathers
Extending diff & g/box breathers
Snorkel Installation Snorkel Installation Extending F/R Diff lock
breathers
Extending F/R factory diff lock breathers

Kazuma Supercharger install
(updated for pre-95 installs)

 Supercharger Install Skid plate & relocated compressor  Skid Plate & Relocated Compressor
Washer Bottle Relocation
(pre S/charger-original bottle)
Washer Bottle Relocation - pre s/charger Washer Bottle Relocation
(post S/charger - Corolla bottle)
Washer Bottle relocation (post S/charger)
 More Suspension Lift  Suspension Lift Birfield Grease Repack Birfield Grease Repack
Thomas TA4101 Air Compressor
(Pre-Supercharger)
Thomas TA4101 Air compressor installation details

P0306 diagnosis. P0402 Repair.
Valve cover gasket replacement.
Injector service

Removing Injectors for Servicing
Starter Motor Contacts Starter Motor Contacts Center Diff Lock Sensor/Switch Center Diff Lock Sensor/Switch
Ignition Key Ring light stays on Steering firewall seal replacement
Miscellaneous modifications  Miscellaneous Modifications performed to my 80 series Installing a HF antenna and Rig   HF in the 80

----------------Patrol MQ series projects----------------

MQ patrol, pictures of some trips My OZ MQ patrol in the Bush Some Trips (with pictures) Places I've been in oz
Converting from 24V to 12V electrics Ham Radio, new fuse panel, storage etc
Modifications MQ modifications    
       

--------Miscellaneous Projects and Information-------- 

Gravity Water Filter ARB airlocker information  Information on air solenoids & switches for ARB lockers
An ARB roo bar is a good idea ARB roobar meets Coke Truck Mig Welder and Plasma Cutter MIG welder and Plasma cutter

Is this what the OME suspension was based on?

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Recent Trips Done

Oct 2014 Australia
Oct 2012 Australia
Oct 2011 Australia Feb/Aug 2010 Trinity Forest
Aug 2009 Usal Beach
May 2009 Australia
Jan 2009 Camping in the Snow
2009 Snow Trip
Aug-Oct 2008 Australia

Oct 2004 Trip to Diemals/Lake Barlee area

Apr 2005 Trip up the Oregon Coast
Apr 2005 Trip up the Oregon Coast
Oct 2004 Trip to Diemals/Lake Barlee area

Oct 2004 Trip to Diemals/Lake Barlee area

May 2003 Trip to W.Australian Kal. area
May 2003 Trip to W.Australian Kal. area
Usal Beach July 2002

Usal Beach 2002

Death Valley 2002/4
Death Valley 2002

Oct 2001 Trip to W.Australian Kal. area

Oct 2001 Trip to W.Australian Kal. area

Usal Beach and Usal Road July 2001
Usal Beach and Usal Road July 2001
June 2001 Trip to Hollister SRVA

Trip to Hollister SRVA - June 2001

April 2001 Trip to Hollister SRVA
Trip to Hollister SRVA - April 2001
End of April 2000 Trip to W.Australian Kal. area 

April 2000 Trip to the W.A. goldfields

Labor Day 2000 Trip to Nevada Gold Ghost Towns
Labor Day 2000 trip to Nevada
   
Checklist

My Australian camping checklist.

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Miscellaneous

W. Australian Police Force bush survival document (25th Edition). For archived Zipped PDF click here (around 1 Mbyte).

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