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  1. dan85

    Discussion on the 2021 Isuzu/Chevy 6.6L Gas Cabover Platform

    Thanks. Thats alot. my diesel NPS runs about 13-14mpg loaded and towing
  2. dan85

    Discussion on the 2021 Isuzu/Chevy 6.6L Gas Cabover Platform

    Does anyone know what kind of fuel economy the gas engine gets in the truck?
  3. dan85

    KTM 1190 / 1290 adventure dimensions

    I have a 1290 Super Adventure R that I have a trailer for. I don't know the widths of it but my trailer internal height is 1450mm and I had to have the screen at the lowest setting and had to install double take folding mirrors (see rocky mountain ATV for these). Also a standard self locking...
  4. dan85

    Hitch ball through crossmember?... Maybe..

    would be wary about how high it will all end up and then how much sway that induces. you might find attaching your truck chassis directly to your trailer chassis (with all trailer running gear removed) and using spring mounts between the two chassis would be a cheap and effective way to mount it...
  5. dan85

    Hitch ball through crossmember?... Maybe..

    Yeah I saw your post in there pop up. the guy with the towball on the crossmember is Arnold who I think has already posted?
  6. dan85

    Hitch ball through crossmember?... Maybe..

    a guy close to me has done something similiar on his 2004 NPS300. Jump on the isuzu NPS series 4x4 facebook group and ask there he will pop up and send you a bunch of picture.
  7. dan85

    02 NPS300 spring options?

    Looks like you are based in Brisbane so you have a few options. All Terrain Warriors, Australian Adventure Vehicles and SSA should all be able to help. Check out SSA:
  8. dan85

    37” tyres - opinions on what you have

    depending on what load rating you need the 129 rated hankook MT that AAV has is more of an aggressive AT than a full blown MT and are a good tyre.
  9. dan85

    Spare wheel winch/lift/crane -ideas, please?

    Deadlifts mate. lots and lots of deadlifts
  10. dan85

    Extending my frame need info

    Hey mate can you post some pictures of that? we are planning on something similiar.
  11. dan85

    Best lighting setup to see cattle at night

    I had a rigid industries 20inch SR series lightbar in the driving pattern on my old patrol combined with two lightforce 240 halogen spotlights. with the light bar on there was no need for the spotlights. the RI light bar was 120watts or 5amp@24v. I now have a 30inch dual row Korr lightbar and 4...
  12. dan85

    Subframe fabricators in southwestern US?

    try talking to a truck builder that does things like rigid trucks with spray tanks or fuel tanks as sometimes they are spring mounted to save the tanks. other option is these guys are in Oregon which doesnt look to far away.
  13. dan85

    A Fuso FG hybrid

    Ive looked for my NPS. It is an older non turbo model and Im in the process of getting a turbo kit for it. I had thought a reasonable hybrid setup would do what I wanted with some additional power when going up hills or when the sand is really soft but I've looked and couldn't find much. there...
  14. dan85

    The fastest my Fuso has traveled, so far

    my old NPS non turbo hit 62mph the other day. I had to pull over and have a moment it was all very exciting.
  15. dan85

    The LandCruiser Project is officially a go !!!!........

    hey mate. bringing up an old thread but roughly how much was the body from styro max? we are looking to build something a similar size for our truck
  16. dan85

    Wheel balancing in Brisbane - beads?

    Not sure what super singles you have but I got mine from and they were pretty well balanced from the get go. Perhaps they can help if you bought them from there or even if you didn't? I had used the beads in a motorcycle and it wasn't a bad solution, nice and smooth...
  17. dan85

    Jack to suit 6000kg truck on that link on the second page theres a 6ton jack with 305mm stroke and is only 6.5kg I have emailed them for a price.
  18. dan85

    Diesel mechanic in Brisbane area with experience in our vehicles

    Id be keen to hear if there is anyone around brisbane preferably northside that is good with the trucks. Ive had two different workshops look at my truck 3 times for what appears to be diff oil leaking from the hub area and have had hub seals and axle seals replaced at significant cost and...
  19. dan85

    Front Recovery Points

    kind of on topic but does anyone make a bolt in winch cradle for an NPS? mines a 2002. I was going to get something made but if theres a off the shelf solution thats a good option.
  20. dan85

    Fuso Frame drawing on Google Sketchup

    Im with you on the subscription model I hate it. if you are looking to buy something try bricscad. autocad style interface, .dwg format compatible, not a subscription and reasonably priced. place i used to work was mainly microstation based but was considering adding acad to the mix but didnt...