Oka 045 transplant

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03 May 2015 17:35 - 04 May 2015 06:49 #2 by Outback Jack
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Great job from the Melbourne Boys, certainly the way to go if you have the 30k plus for them to do it. They have been there and done that several times now. Think they may have done more XT`s than LT`s at this stage.

Both men are very knowledgeable on all things OKA.

What did you need for the Plasma cutter for?

Seems like it was a big couple of weeks for everyone.

Where did you get your Cummins from?
Last Edit: 04 May 2015 06:49 by Outback Jack.

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03 May 2015 18:15 #3 by Harry
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The Cummins I bought from Paul the plasma cutting I got done from Cameron it was for the horse shoe bracket to fit the new steering box

Oka 045 the WIDE Motorhome 6bt cummins 500 watt solar diesel heating gas cooking up grade LSD front and rear diffs to 4:56 from 4:88 . 320 lt fuel 153 lt fresh water in 3 separate tanks 3 house batteries 1 start battery 176 lt upright fridge/freezer Black dog security
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04 May 2015 05:29 #4 by Greg 210 and Dean 366
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Glad it all went well for you Harry will have to get together to check it out.

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04 May 2015 05:41 #5 by Harry
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Thanks Greg will do . How did you go with the fuel filler hose , that I put you on ?

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04 May 2015 10:31 - 04 May 2015 12:10 #6 by Rick Whitworth
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Congratulations Harry,
..with that beautifull light Tahj Mahal on the back you have everything to take you anywhere in comfort

Greg 210 and Dean 366 wrote: .....will have to get together to check it out.

be strong Greg,
don't let em take you over to the dark side!

Rick Perkins
Last Edit: 04 May 2015 12:10 by Rick Whitworth.
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04 May 2015 15:04 #7 by DarrenWebster303
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Oh Rick, thats so funny!!

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04 May 2015 15:07 #8 by DarrenWebster303
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Harry, welcome to the 2000s...(no offence Rick & Gregy)

That sounds great mate, I'm very happy for you.

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04 May 2015 15:43 #9 by Greg 210 and Dean 366
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Rick
The people from the DARK side appear to be multiplying. Harry your fuel neck solution was a ripper no more LEAKS thanks mate.

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04 May 2015 21:17 #10 by Joseph Baz
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Nice to see a bit of humor in the topic and also nice to see Harry with a good conversion...smiles all around.
Cheers,Joe

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25 Jul 2015 12:30 - 25 Jul 2015 15:08 #11 by Harry
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The Dark Side

Oka 045 the WIDE Motorhome 6bt cummins 500 watt solar diesel heating gas cooking up grade LSD front and rear diffs to 4:56 from 4:88 . 320 lt fuel 153 lt fresh water in 3 separate tanks 3 house batteries 1 start battery 176 lt upright fridge/freezer Black dog security
Last Edit: 25 Jul 2015 15:08 by Harry. Reason: Pressed it 2 times sorry

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25 Jul 2015 12:30 - 25 Jul 2015 13:04 #12 by Harry
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THE DARK SIDE is getting to me
We are just back from a test run in the 6bt , only a small run just to settle it all in . WE did 5459 km mostly at 2200 rpm and doing 90 kph from Yass to the Golf country and back, saw Lightning Ridge again as we have not been there for some time (MIGHT be a place for an OKA gathering ))) nice hot spa there 41 degrees and free NICE. also a few other things to do in town , JUST a thought ....

Back to the Oka a bit over 5 ton, 5459 km used 1007 liters fuel that works out to be 17.56 liters per 100 km with head wind and hills that dont seem to be there anymore..

A big thanks to you Paul ,Ian and ckook a job well done .... i think that it mad a Great vehicle BETTER . i wont tell you the top speed that i got old 45 up to as Jenny wont be happy but it did go off the clock and then some mmmmm on a flat road and a slight headwind.

Also we had a few 33 to 35 degrees days and the temp sat on 80 to 83 degrees even with the aircon going Thank you Paul for that 5 core radiator it was money well spent your advice is worth bottling

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25 Jul 2015 15:07 #13 by Ralley
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Hi Harry,
I think I passed you the other day, I was heading west in a red bus and trailer (169) also enjoying the power of a 6bt.
Rob

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25 Jul 2015 15:13 #14 by Harry
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G'day Rob that you did I was walking for my morning exercise and Jenny caught up with you at Gregory ( nice place ) for a rest she got some nice photos of 169 . We may catch up some day if you are down this way Cheers

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03 Aug 2015 17:34 #15 by Peter334
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We just did 15013 klms on some very bad roads and sand dunes driving we used 19.7 ltrs /100 ks and we are 5.3 t with auto and I think that is very good we were happy with that result.
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04 Aug 2015 16:58 #16 by Outback Jack
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Good to hear all the success with 6bt`s.

Just got to remember to fish plate the chassis where engine mounts are.

Many OKA`s have cracked in this area with just the Perkins. With the weight of the 6bt, it could crack sooner, rather than later.

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26 Sep 2015 14:39 #17 by Rust and dust
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Cracks appear usually on clapped out old tour busses

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26 Sep 2015 17:46 #18 by Outback Jack
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Seen it on low kms OKA`s with a relevant easy life.

It depends on how you drive them, so guess tourist buses could have the hardest life.


Bout time rust and dust you introduced yourself. Do you own an OKA, what do you know about them????

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30 Sep 2015 17:18 - 01 Oct 2015 05:37 #19 by Harry
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outback jack while in North Queensland in July this year we saw a bus on the back window it had Rust and Dust on it sorry we did not get a photo of it as we where driving and it was parked in a service center and the 6bt was to fast hope that helps

Oka 045 the WIDE Motorhome 6bt cummins 500 watt solar diesel heating gas cooking up grade LSD front and rear diffs to 4:56 from 4:88 . 320 lt fuel 153 lt fresh water in 3 separate tanks 3 house batteries 1 start battery 176 lt upright fridge/freezer Black dog security
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12 Feb 2017 09:08 #20 by Outback Jack
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Rust and dust wrote: Cracks appear usually on clapped out old tour busses


Old post I know......

Just think its time that Rust and Dust tells us more about themselves..... Seem to be online regularly. So would be nice if he had something to share.

Perhaps we should do like other forums, you need to introduce yourself etc.

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12 Feb 2017 17:09 #21 by Dean and Kaye Howells
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What's your problem OBJ ? This is the second time now you've tried to publicly press this forum member to release their private details.

On this and any other forum I've been associated with a members right to privacy is respected and IMO so it should be. If a member(s) wish to use a 'nom de plume' and not bare their soul and business to others, so what ?, this is not only OK but again IMO an affront to forum etiquette to publicly ask for this information.

People have their own reasons whether to remain anonymous or not. Whether this is from acute paranoia or a simple desire to retain privacy or other reason is not for other forum members to question or to judge. You yourself have used three 'nom de plumes' that I know of, as is your right and I don't see anyone asking you 'to bare all', and neither they should. It's your right to be 'Soon to be OKA Queensland' or 'Lobo' or 'Outback Jack' or whatever you like and I think it's incumbent on you to offer the same courtesy and anonymity to others.

As to ..... Seem to be online regularly. (as if this is in any way relevant), you've got to be kidding, I reckon I've seen only one or two posts from 'Rust and dust' ever!

If 'Rust and dust' wish to remain anonymous, as do many others on this and other forums so be it. It is their unquestionable right to do so.


Deano.
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