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Forum: General Sportsmobile 12-03-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,171
Posted By schluchtenflitzer
i filled the channels with aluminium and sikka

i filled the channels with aluminium and sikka
Forum: General Sportsmobile 12-03-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,171
Posted By schluchtenflitzer
I had the same problem and painted it with lots...

I had the same problem and painted it with lots of layer of RP ground and color. Than added protection tape. This all last 1 year (excesive offroad in heat in africa).

Than i just painted the...
Forum: Campfire 12-01-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,074
Posted By schluchtenflitzer
I drove with a similar repair multiple 1000km...

I drove with a similar repair multiple 1000km half of it offroad with low tire pressure. It was leaking always minimal (you only saw it with soapy water spray on it) but it last very good.
In that...
Forum: Campfire 11-20-2019, 01:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,074
Posted By schluchtenflitzer
Tire repair in africa

After 4 Years on the road and beaten tracks, we have a considerable "tire problem" since recent months
First we are cheated for a lot of money
-order-paid-never get -....
then our overstressed...
Forum: 4x4 10-31-2019, 03:37 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,472
Posted By schluchtenflitzer
hope it works now....was my mistake:b1:

hope it works now....was my mistake:b1:
Forum: 4x4 10-28-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,472
Posted By schluchtenflitzer
We had to cross this river in Zambia (africa) as...

We had to cross this river in Zambia (africa) as the pontoon they had was out of work and disasambled.

This is a combination of pictures and video. My wife refused to walk...
Forum: 4x4 04-24-2019, 01:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 663
Posted By schluchtenflitzer
I have not a Quigley but that is the way i did...

I have not a Quigley but that is the way i did because i did not like the reduction of ground clearance.
I had to go a bit lower than the axle because my shockabsorbers are long travel once. Now the...
Forum: 4x4 04-18-2019, 02:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,095
Posted By schluchtenflitzer
I would not go with any recover boards made out...

I would not go with any recover boards made out of plastic. Our rigs are just to heavy for it.

I use metal boards (aluminium-original army stuff) that i use now for more than 30 years with a lots...
Forum: Online, Craigslist, eBay and Local Ads 04-04-2019, 06:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 472
Posted By schluchtenflitzer
Does anyone know what springs are in the front?...

Does anyone know what springs are in the front? They seem to be very long:confused:
Forum: 4x4 03-30-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 37,116
Posted By schluchtenflitzer
Thanks @ Jsweezy...

Thanks @ Jsweezy (https://www.sportsmobileforum.com/forums/members/jsweezy-9916.html) and mgmetalworks (https://www.sportsmobileforum.com/forums/members/mgmetalworks-6701.html)

so no reinforcement...
Forum: 4x4 03-28-2019, 03:54 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 37,116
Posted By schluchtenflitzer
Thanks but i mean the crossmember under the...

Thanks but i mean the crossmember under the oilpan. This normaly has to be cut because of the front axle.
Forum: 4x4 03-27-2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 37,116
Posted By schluchtenflitzer
@MG Metal works: First of all i have...

@MG Metal works:



First of all i have to say that the work and all the information MG Metal works gives here is amazing!:e5:

I realy appreciate this and i love how extremly professional the...
Forum: 4x4 03-20-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,021
Posted By schluchtenflitzer
You are shure with that size? Mine are 22mm >...

You are shure with that size? Mine are 22mm > 7/8"
The treat is M14x2 what means it is standart M14!
I have a 2001 and its not a Quigley but i think it should be the same on yours?
Forum: Show & Tell 03-20-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 149,162
Posted By schluchtenflitzer
Botswana. After that a leopard barged in...

Botswana.

After that a leopard barged in our wild camp, unfortunatly we cant move to grap the camera :b1:
Forum: Campfire 03-20-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,555
Posted By schluchtenflitzer
i bought a Sportsmobile via this forum and i am...

i bought a Sportsmobile via this forum and i am german. But in the moment (ok since 3.5 years) i am traveling with it a transafrica Trip.
Feel free to ask me! Unfortunatly internet is not always...
Forum: Online, Craigslist, eBay and Local Ads 01-02-2019, 06:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 790
Posted By schluchtenflitzer
I prefere a 4" lift much more than an 8" What...

I prefere a 4" lift much more than an 8"
What sence does a 8" have except loking like a monster and rolling faster than a egg?:confused:
But thats only my 2ct:b1:
Forum: Campfire 12-25-2018, 11:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,334
Posted By schluchtenflitzer
Unimogs dent to flip over quite fast. With a...

Unimogs dent to flip over quite fast. With a living box in the back the COG is to high and frame and suspension is to soft for the weight and COG.

I my eyes a Unimog is a great OffRoad vehicle...
Forum: Show & Tell 11-22-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 149,162
Posted By schluchtenflitzer
South africa in the Transkei

South africa in the Transkei
Forum: Projects, Modifications and Known Issues 11-13-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,793
Posted By schluchtenflitzer
Thanks Claude. Complete understand! Well you...

Thanks Claude. Complete understand!
Well you know i am on the road. So no chance for me in the moment to start such a projekt:p1:
But in a few years i will come back to this for sure.:b5:
Forum: Projects, Modifications and Known Issues 11-13-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,793
Posted By schluchtenflitzer
Hey Claude, did you ever thougt about built...

Hey Claude,
did you ever thougt about built some in a small serie? I will be your first customer!
I really would be interessted in the "outside" parts. They fit on every Econoline. Just the Airbox...
Forum: Engines and Drivetrain 11-13-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,057
Posted By schluchtenflitzer
I know a good leaf spring manufactor (custom...

I know a good leaf spring manufactor (custom made) in Togo/Africa. The will do even a parabol spring for you. Price about 800 USD. But how to transport them to the states?
EDIT sorry did get to late...
Forum: Show & Tell 11-02-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,245
Posted By schluchtenflitzer
Van Zyls Pass in Namibia Namibia0285.jpg...

Van Zyls Pass in Namibia
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Namibia0293.jpg...
Forum: Campfire 08-28-2018, 12:45 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 64,604
Posted By schluchtenflitzer
Seen in Lesotho / Africa

Seen in Lesotho / Africa
Forum: General Sportsmobile 08-25-2018, 11:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,116
Posted By schluchtenflitzer
As you know and love your current rig so much i...

As you know and love your current rig so much i would stay on it and change the top. Selling the pop top will give you money back. If you buy a used other van you never know what you get. Being on...
Forum: Projects, Modifications and Known Issues 08-14-2018, 12:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 611
Posted By schluchtenflitzer
I would love to have some helpful contacts! Maybe...

I would love to have some helpful contacts! Maybe via PM?

It is most time hard from here in the bush (i am in the middle of nowere most time) to get reception or even internet. So as more precise...
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