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    New Build FG637 New-Ish Member

    Cheers.. a lot of time in it thus far.. always more to do. weighs in at 4100kg thereabouts full of tools, not sure how much empty. Top is fixed, bed base is King Size. will be getting Darche awning and awning annex for drivers side and Darche 270 degree with walls for passenger side . Towbar...
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    New Build FG637 New-Ish Member

    Sorry mate dont know how I missed your post..Your truck looks tough..I love the bull bar and colour.. Have done quite a bit more since last post but due to these "unprecedented times" :mad: Still havent ventured out ..Been working out of it for about a month and its the best work vehicle i have...
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    New Build FG637 New-Ish Member

    Bit further down the track a bit more done.. Trying to juggle the work / build... a thin layer of surface rust now adorns the surface finished joints. All welding is now done and time to paint/assemble. Hopefully have it on the road by Christmas for a little shake down trip to the Eyre Peninsula.
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    Australian Canter FG637 SWB GCM Question

    Cheers Dan, will check with the engineer that did GVM downgrade.. Just shocked me a bit especially with the GCM being so low compared to original GVM of 5500kg..
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    Australian Canter FG637 SWB GCM Question

    One for the Australian Canter owners...I have a 98 model FG637 SWB that I have GVM Downgraded to 4495KG from 5500kg. I am about to get a Towbar fitted and the question is regarding the low GCM even with the 5500kg GVM the plate says GCM is 6500kg. Anyone done a GCM upgrade? and if so what is...
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    So I've joined the club, and now need some help!

    Glad to see you kept the truck. ( I contacted you about purchase when you had it for sale and since bought an ex rural fire service canter) hows it progressing? Pics...
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    Truck loads of Land Cruiser double cab pickups in South Florida this week

    Thats unfathomable....How can there not be a market in US for 70 series ...Australian market for 79series cruisers is huge...I see a ridiculous number everyday. Apparently the leading cause of debt among Australian tradies..
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    FG637 Owners .Question re front recovery points

    Nothing simple... Need to put on thinking cap ..... Cheers
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    FG637 Owners .Question re front recovery points

    I just noticed the bull bar eyebolts on my 1998 FG637 are only rated to 700kg (Each) so not good enough to snatch from etc.. what do others use? There doesn't appear to be anything else provided..thanks in advance.. Michael
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    New Build FG637 New-Ish Member

    Hi Bris31, cheers for the welcome.. Will eventually have all same wheels + 2 x spares just managing budget at the moment. Bought 2 rims from Alan (on this forum) to set up tray and guards etc Tyres are Kumho Road Venture MT KL71 315/75R16s .. Michael
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    New Build FG637 New-Ish Member

    Hi all, long time lurker first time poster..you know how it goes.... I have started a dual purpose build. Part work truck part camper. It will eventually have a service body/camper box on the back but am juggling the build with work at the moment(You know how it goes) Hopefully I will add pics...
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