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Forum: 4x4 08-18-2020, 11:46 PM
Replies: 461
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Posted By schluchtenflitzer
No thats NOT normal! Your TC is moving a lot....

No thats NOT normal! Your TC is moving a lot. Specialy in LowRange and lots of force it is going up in the rubber mounting (Tranny). So you need much more space. There is something to do.
Forum: 4x4 08-15-2020, 12:35 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,387
Posted By schluchtenflitzer
i would go with option 2. Yeah lots of miles, but...

i would go with option 2. Yeah lots of miles, but lots of things you will change anyway (axle front, maybe rear, tranny overhaul while changing the shaft, ratio in the rear .......) So the main...
Forum: 4x4 08-15-2020, 12:25 AM
Replies: 461
Views: 83,125
Posted By schluchtenflitzer
Most common is 17x9 with 0 offset i think. Its on...

Most common is 17x9 with 0 offset i think. Its on mine and i am happy with it. My "dream" combi would be 17x8 with +1-1,5" " offset in steel (because of the weight of the van). I am looking for that...
Forum: 4x4 08-15-2020, 12:19 AM
Replies: 461
Views: 83,125
Posted By schluchtenflitzer
Well pistures would help a lot in this case. I...

Well pistures would help a lot in this case. I can not immagine that the cut of the tank was on the wrong spot in your case. So i would say this could be the case
1: The tank is loosen on its...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics 05-09-2020, 12:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 989
Posted By schluchtenflitzer
I did the same, also out of an excursion (03 if i...

I did the same, also out of an excursion (03 if i remember right) and had the same problem like you. I ended to bring the tach to a special shop to adjust it to the signal i need. It was not cheap...
Forum: Van Body 04-12-2020, 05:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,012
Posted By schluchtenflitzer
Does anyone ever try to use fenders from an other...

Does anyone ever try to use fenders from an other car like F250 or so. I am wondering that the price differenz would be a reason to use it and invest work instead of pay so much?
Forum: Homemade SMB - Ground Up Builds 04-12-2020, 04:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,238
Posted By schluchtenflitzer
looks interesting set up! can you please show us...

looks interesting set up! can you please show us closer pictures how it is mounted?
Thanks
Forum: General Sportsmobile 12-03-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,629
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: 1,629
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: 1,281
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: 1,281
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: 10,411
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: 10,411
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: 803
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: 1,553
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: 600
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: 461
Views: 83,125
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: 461
Views: 83,125
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: 461
Views: 83,125
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: 1,388
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: 755
Views: 184,607
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: 1,848
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: 871
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: 1,495
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: 755
Views: 184,607
Posted By schluchtenflitzer
South africa in the Transkei

South africa in the Transkei
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