Neils Frankenstein Ute

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Gee, they look close to the ground. I’m glad they work mate!


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Yes Blacky Frank runs a commo diff
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After having driven Frank a couple of mote times after fitting the tramp rods I was still not happy with the vibration when accelerating in the low gears.
After procrastinating for over a year I bought two x 2 degree pinion angle correction wedges, fitted them yesterday and removed the tramp rods :crazy: then Robyn and I took a road trip to Dwellingup, it’s amazing what a difference 2 degrees made, very noticeable difference however I think I’ll get a couple of 3 degree wedges and see if I can really smooth it out.

Our WA club really needs to do a run to Dwellingup, we went to a Cidery called Wine Tree Cidery the owner has old bikes and stuff we had been there before but this time he had a new sign on display
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He found it under some rubbish dated at the bottom in the 1920’s
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Went to an antique shop in Dwellingup and picked this, it is No 1 :roll: :roll:
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Cover not in the best condition but it is in a plastic sleeve.
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Always looking for new and interesting places to visit mate - that’s why I keep asking if anyone knows of any 👍👍
When you're faced with an unpleasant task that you really don't want to do, sometimes you just have to dig deep down inside and somehow find the patience to wait for someone else to do it for you.


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No worries Blacky it’s a great drive up and with the weather lately even better, apparently there is Markets the regularly.
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Hi Clay would you like me to box the tramp rods up and posy back or are you happy for me to give them to you at the Nats mate.
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At the nats thanks Neil

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No worries mate can't thank you enough for the lend of them so that I could fault find my issue.
Purchased two 3mm correction wedges yesterday off of Evilbay to finesse the issue a little more.
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Just bought a set of Bangin headlights for Frank.
Robyn and I will be down late for the Nationals so may not make the Friday night meet and greet so with the weather the way it is and probably dark on the way down I actually wanted to be able to see :lol: :lol:

The guy created these in his shed here in Perth and has exhibited at SEMA and is going again this year.

I have no affiliation with the guy just think it is a great locally made product, I'll have some flyers if anybody interested have a look at his website.
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I'm looking forward to checking yours out, Neil.

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No worries Clay, the guy will take $50 off if you are local and even fit them for you, as I said pretty decent guy.
I’m going to fit mine this morning. :thumbsup:
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Bangin Headlights fitted, took about 15-20 minutes, big difference I think, great fit no relays or anything and draw very little power.
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Had been having trouble with Franks bonnet latch lucky I had another old one that I cleaned up and fitted now all good.
Got plenty to do and wanted to stay in my shop for the rest of the day but the Boss says I have socialise with the family today for lunch :think: :roll: :roll: :roll: :thumbsdown:
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Neil the lights look pretty much standard apart from the small circle in the middle. 👍

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