// Frontera Technical Support • View topic - Laning
   
 

Laning

Forum rules
Disclaimer:
Please understand that the Frontera Owners Group or any organiser of events will not be held responsible for any loss, damage, accident or injury caused by attending an event. You are responsible for your passengers and for your own safety and should carry the necessary recovery and safety equipment. You agree to follow the rules of the Highway Code, Green Lane Code and club pay and play site rules whichever applies. For greenlane events; All events should adhere to the GLASS Code of Conduct, and please note that Rights Of Way often change and if a TRO (traffic regulation order) has been put in place by the local council you should not drive the lane. If you do not agree to the above you should refrain from taking part in the event.

Laning

Postby colley on Mon Jan 05, 2015 7:59 pm

Anyone up for a day or weekends laning at the end of January/early February in Wales?
User avatar
colley
Lord frontera
Lord frontera
 
Posts: 1863
Joined: Mon Jan 26, 2009 11:29 pm
Location: BROMSGROVE
Model: 2.2 DTI 5dr
Registration Year: 2003/52
Modifications: #
# 2.5 lift
# 235/85/16 Kuhmo mud tyres
# Custom made winch bumper and winch fitted
# Safari snorkel
# roof tent
Region: Midlands



Re: Laning

Postby horses45 on Mon Jan 05, 2015 8:23 pm

If this is anything like colleys previous weekend whoever goes will have a brilliant weekend
BRING ON A BIGGER WALL !!!!![color=#4080FF]Cos I Am The Cosmic Fool

East Midland Area Rep

Frontera owners stickers here forums/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=47071"
User avatar
horses45
FOG BBQ Chef
FOG BBQ Chef
 
Posts: 3844
Joined: Wed Jun 03, 2009 7:06 am
Location: Matlock, Derbyshire
Model: 2.2 DTI 5dr
Registration Year: 2003/03
Vehicle Name: The Truck
Modifications: None :-(
Region: Midlands

Skype:Skype Me.!



Re: Laning

Postby hipo1024 on Tue Jan 06, 2015 4:55 pm

I could be interested if there's a set date well on advance so I can do some shift swaping as I have no holiday time left until April. However I suspect I'll have to make do with watching videos and photos of the trip :(
Image

My 2.8 shorty - now sold, and comments here
My old dti - now sold

"Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming "WOW --- What a Ride!"

This vehicle runs on 100% recycled dinosaurs
User avatar
hipo1024
Lord frontera
Lord frontera
 
Posts: 2256
Joined: Sat Dec 26, 2009 11:19 pm
Location: Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire, UK
Vehicle Name: Justifies Every Extra Part
Modifications: Daily drive: '55 jeep grand cherokee crd
3" Suspension lift
265/70/17 GG ATs
CB radio

Previous trucks:
2.8 lwb - sold
2.5 lwb - sold
2.8 swb - killed
2.2 Dti - sold
Region: East Anglia



Re: Laning

Postby colley on Tue Jan 06, 2015 7:45 pm

Dan I will try and confirm a date over the next few days :wink:
User avatar
colley
Lord frontera
Lord frontera
 
Posts: 1863
Joined: Mon Jan 26, 2009 11:29 pm
Location: BROMSGROVE
Model: 2.2 DTI 5dr
Registration Year: 2003/52
Modifications: #
# 2.5 lift
# 235/85/16 Kuhmo mud tyres
# Custom made winch bumper and winch fitted
# Safari snorkel
# roof tent
Region: Midlands



Re: Laning

Postby snapper on Tue Jan 06, 2015 7:47 pm

Aye, I'm interested. Work wise as we have a big contract change at the end of Jan I would prefer Feb rather than Jan but easy either way.
This posting may have been helpfull, on the other hand probably not... Either way, I may have had drink when posting it in which case it's probably not as helpfull as it could have been

Work safe, and remember all technical problems can be resolved with a hammer, the trick is knowing where to hit it and how big a hammer to use (I often find it may also help to have a spare bit in the shed to replace the bit you have just mullered ;) )

Work in Progress (or not as the case may be) I give you.... 'O-no' the truck.

Comments on 'O-no' the truck may be left here

Work in Progress (or not as the case may be) I give you.... 'Truck'

Comments on 'Truck' the truck may be left here

Owning a 2.8 is a hobby in it's self...
User avatar
snapper
Lord frontera
Lord frontera
 
Posts: 2130
Joined: Sat Mar 27, 2010 1:32 am
Location: Oxfordshire, Brize Norton.
Model: 2.8 TDI 5dr
Registration Year: 1995/N
Vehicle Name: Truck and O-no
Modifications: -
2.8 TD LWB - Truck:
Side Steps Removed
EGR, Birds Nest & Both Butterfly Valves Removed
Particulate Filter removed and pipe welded in
Safari Snorkel fitted
Trooper Flywheel & Clutch fitted
Trooper LSD Rear Axle fitted
Winch Bumper & Winch fitted
3.1 Engine Fitted
2" Suspension Lift

2.8 TD LWB - O-no:
Standard, for now.

2.5 Volvo 850 Saloon:
Standard
Region: South East



Re: Laning

Postby RatCav on Tue Jan 06, 2015 7:57 pm

Where in Wales?
ImageImage

My members ride For Banshee the Trooper : viewtopic.php?f=46&t=34626

My members ride for Leeloo the Lotus Edition viewtopic.php?f=46&t=60154

Deceased

My members ride for Brenda the Bighorn : viewtopic.php?f=46&t=54771
User avatar
RatCav
Super Trooper
Super Trooper
 
Posts: 5577
Joined: Thu Mar 19, 2009 11:20 am
Location: Preston, Lancs.
Vehicle Name: Banshee
Modifications: Its a Frontera that is heavily disguised as a Mk.1 LWB Isuzu Bighorn 2.8TD Lotus Edition.
Hi-roof modification.
EGR valves and birds nest of vacuum pipes removed.
Front Manual Locking Hubs.
Rear Limited Slip Differential.
Yota Surf steels, with custom paintjob. (cheers Gregster)
33x12.5" R15 General Grabber AT 2's.
+2" suspension lift.
+3" body lift.
Cat 1 Thatcham approved alarm.
Irmscher wheel arch flares.
Full body restoration/respray. (cheers Gregster again!)
Region: North West



Re: Laning

Postby colley on Tue Jan 06, 2015 8:05 pm

I can do February if people are interested :wink:
I was thinking about starting in Kington then heading towards Rhayader.
User avatar
colley
Lord frontera
Lord frontera
 
Posts: 1863
Joined: Mon Jan 26, 2009 11:29 pm
Location: BROMSGROVE
Model: 2.2 DTI 5dr
Registration Year: 2003/52
Modifications: #
# 2.5 lift
# 235/85/16 Kuhmo mud tyres
# Custom made winch bumper and winch fitted
# Safari snorkel
# roof tent
Region: Midlands



Re: Laning

Postby RatCav on Tue Jan 06, 2015 9:42 pm

Hmm .. a bit far. Shame.
ImageImage

My members ride For Banshee the Trooper : viewtopic.php?f=46&t=34626

My members ride for Leeloo the Lotus Edition viewtopic.php?f=46&t=60154

Deceased

My members ride for Brenda the Bighorn : viewtopic.php?f=46&t=54771
User avatar
RatCav
Super Trooper
Super Trooper
 
Posts: 5577
Joined: Thu Mar 19, 2009 11:20 am
Location: Preston, Lancs.
Vehicle Name: Banshee
Modifications: Its a Frontera that is heavily disguised as a Mk.1 LWB Isuzu Bighorn 2.8TD Lotus Edition.
Hi-roof modification.
EGR valves and birds nest of vacuum pipes removed.
Front Manual Locking Hubs.
Rear Limited Slip Differential.
Yota Surf steels, with custom paintjob. (cheers Gregster)
33x12.5" R15 General Grabber AT 2's.
+2" suspension lift.
+3" body lift.
Cat 1 Thatcham approved alarm.
Irmscher wheel arch flares.
Full body restoration/respray. (cheers Gregster again!)
Region: North West



Re: Laning

Postby snapper on Wed Jan 07, 2015 10:32 pm

Okay, re dates.

Seems I've got the last on-call for the contract over the w/e 31 Jan -01 Feb which is likely to be fun as one contract ends on the 31st and we 'tupe' to the new supplier on the 1st. The long and the short of it is that I'm good for any other weekend in Feb.
This posting may have been helpfull, on the other hand probably not... Either way, I may have had drink when posting it in which case it's probably not as helpfull as it could have been

Work safe, and remember all technical problems can be resolved with a hammer, the trick is knowing where to hit it and how big a hammer to use (I often find it may also help to have a spare bit in the shed to replace the bit you have just mullered ;) )

Work in Progress (or not as the case may be) I give you.... 'O-no' the truck.

Comments on 'O-no' the truck may be left here

Work in Progress (or not as the case may be) I give you.... 'Truck'

Comments on 'Truck' the truck may be left here

Owning a 2.8 is a hobby in it's self...
User avatar
snapper
Lord frontera
Lord frontera
 
Posts: 2130
Joined: Sat Mar 27, 2010 1:32 am
Location: Oxfordshire, Brize Norton.
Model: 2.8 TDI 5dr
Registration Year: 1995/N
Vehicle Name: Truck and O-no
Modifications: -
2.8 TD LWB - Truck:
Side Steps Removed
EGR, Birds Nest & Both Butterfly Valves Removed
Particulate Filter removed and pipe welded in
Safari Snorkel fitted
Trooper Flywheel & Clutch fitted
Trooper LSD Rear Axle fitted
Winch Bumper & Winch fitted
3.1 Engine Fitted
2" Suspension Lift

2.8 TD LWB - O-no:
Standard, for now.

2.5 Volvo 850 Saloon:
Standard
Region: South East



Re: Laning

Postby rev.sempi on Thu Jan 08, 2015 10:47 pm

i maybe interested i dont live to far from there let me know a date and ill see what i can do!
rev.sempi
Apprentice Frontera engineer
Apprentice Frontera engineer
 
Posts: 47
Joined: Mon Dec 08, 2014 8:03 pm
Model: 2.5 TDS 5dr
Registration Year: 1996/P
Vehicle Name: rocky
Region: South Wales

Skype:Skype Me.!



Re: Laning

Postby snapper on Mon Jan 19, 2015 12:24 am

Any further news?
This posting may have been helpfull, on the other hand probably not... Either way, I may have had drink when posting it in which case it's probably not as helpfull as it could have been

Work safe, and remember all technical problems can be resolved with a hammer, the trick is knowing where to hit it and how big a hammer to use (I often find it may also help to have a spare bit in the shed to replace the bit you have just mullered ;) )

Work in Progress (or not as the case may be) I give you.... 'O-no' the truck.

Comments on 'O-no' the truck may be left here

Work in Progress (or not as the case may be) I give you.... 'Truck'

Comments on 'Truck' the truck may be left here

Owning a 2.8 is a hobby in it's self...
User avatar
snapper
Lord frontera
Lord frontera
 
Posts: 2130
Joined: Sat Mar 27, 2010 1:32 am
Location: Oxfordshire, Brize Norton.
Model: 2.8 TDI 5dr
Registration Year: 1995/N
Vehicle Name: Truck and O-no
Modifications: -
2.8 TD LWB - Truck:
Side Steps Removed
EGR, Birds Nest & Both Butterfly Valves Removed
Particulate Filter removed and pipe welded in
Safari Snorkel fitted
Trooper Flywheel & Clutch fitted
Trooper LSD Rear Axle fitted
Winch Bumper & Winch fitted
3.1 Engine Fitted
2" Suspension Lift

2.8 TD LWB - O-no:
Standard, for now.

2.5 Volvo 850 Saloon:
Standard
Region: South East



Re: Laning

Postby yaki on Mon Jan 19, 2015 1:52 am

Could be up for this, did a few lanes around there over Christmas
Smoking Bio Baby

Image
User avatar
yaki
Lord frontera
Lord frontera
 
Posts: 2305
Joined: Mon Mar 26, 2007 6:17 pm
Location: South Wales
Model: 2.8 TDI Sport 3dr
Registration Year: 1996/P
Vehicle Name: Eric
Modifications: A few

Front Winch & Bumper
MR2 Seats
+4" Springs
+4" Rough Country Shocks
Calmini Front Arms
Trooper Front Axle
Front Aussie Locker
Rear Trooper Axle
Rear Aussie Locker
35mm Diff Drop
12mm Ball Joint Spacers
33" Tyres
80mm Body Lift
Extended Axle Breathers
Aisin Manual Hubs
Rear Recovery Bumper
Braided Brake Hoses
EGR System Removed
DeCat
Fuel Tank Lift
Front & Rear Anti-Roll bar removed
Roof Console
EGT/Boost Gauge and Inclinometer in Centre Console
Region: South Wales



Re: Laning

Postby rev.sempi on Wed Jan 21, 2015 10:03 am

well i know i wont be able to do this now the clutch plate on my fronty 2.5 lwb has just gone have fun guys
rev.sempi
Apprentice Frontera engineer
Apprentice Frontera engineer
 
Posts: 47
Joined: Mon Dec 08, 2014 8:03 pm
Model: 2.5 TDS 5dr
Registration Year: 1996/P
Vehicle Name: rocky
Region: South Wales

Skype:Skype Me.!



Re: Laning

Postby snapper on Wed Jan 21, 2015 8:52 pm

rev.sempi wrote:well i know i wont be able to do this now the clutch plate on my fronty 2.5 lwb has just gone have fun guys


Spanner party on the Sat followed by lanes on the Sunday?
This posting may have been helpfull, on the other hand probably not... Either way, I may have had drink when posting it in which case it's probably not as helpfull as it could have been

Work safe, and remember all technical problems can be resolved with a hammer, the trick is knowing where to hit it and how big a hammer to use (I often find it may also help to have a spare bit in the shed to replace the bit you have just mullered ;) )

Work in Progress (or not as the case may be) I give you.... 'O-no' the truck.

Comments on 'O-no' the truck may be left here

Work in Progress (or not as the case may be) I give you.... 'Truck'

Comments on 'Truck' the truck may be left here

Owning a 2.8 is a hobby in it's self...
User avatar
snapper
Lord frontera
Lord frontera
 
Posts: 2130
Joined: Sat Mar 27, 2010 1:32 am
Location: Oxfordshire, Brize Norton.
Model: 2.8 TDI 5dr
Registration Year: 1995/N
Vehicle Name: Truck and O-no
Modifications: -
2.8 TD LWB - Truck:
Side Steps Removed
EGR, Birds Nest & Both Butterfly Valves Removed
Particulate Filter removed and pipe welded in
Safari Snorkel fitted
Trooper Flywheel & Clutch fitted
Trooper LSD Rear Axle fitted
Winch Bumper & Winch fitted
3.1 Engine Fitted
2" Suspension Lift

2.8 TD LWB - O-no:
Standard, for now.

2.5 Volvo 850 Saloon:
Standard
Region: South East



Re: Laning

Postby rev.sempi on Sat Jan 24, 2015 1:35 pm

at the risk of sounding stupid what is a "Spanner party"?
rev.sempi
Apprentice Frontera engineer
Apprentice Frontera engineer
 
Posts: 47
Joined: Mon Dec 08, 2014 8:03 pm
Model: 2.5 TDS 5dr
Registration Year: 1996/P
Vehicle Name: rocky
Region: South Wales

Skype:Skype Me.!



Re: Laning

Postby Robfog on Sat Jan 24, 2015 2:19 pm

A spanner party is when FOG is at its best. Members meet up at their house and help someone out and all for the cost of coffee, bacon sandwiches and cake :thumbup:
Robfog
Lord frontera
Lord frontera
 
Posts: 1685
Joined: Mon Jan 11, 2010 8:58 am
Region: South East



Re: Laning

Postby snapper on Sat Jan 24, 2015 2:40 pm

Strangley enough a spanner party also requires spanners, parts and a broken truck...

The host provides the broken truck, parts, fine food, wine, brews etc etc oh and spanners if they have them. The attendees provide banter, tools if required, knowledge ( :lol: ) and lots of hands to get the work required done.

The work does get done quicker if brews are restricted or 'staged' ie... take the gearbox off and you get a brew etc etc noting that a spanner monkey with a brew in it's hand is not holding or using a spanner :wink:

Lots of spanner parties have been held, with tasks ranging from a bit of welding to complete engine swaps and pretty much everything inbetween.
This posting may have been helpfull, on the other hand probably not... Either way, I may have had drink when posting it in which case it's probably not as helpfull as it could have been

Work safe, and remember all technical problems can be resolved with a hammer, the trick is knowing where to hit it and how big a hammer to use (I often find it may also help to have a spare bit in the shed to replace the bit you have just mullered ;) )

Work in Progress (or not as the case may be) I give you.... 'O-no' the truck.

Comments on 'O-no' the truck may be left here

Work in Progress (or not as the case may be) I give you.... 'Truck'

Comments on 'Truck' the truck may be left here

Owning a 2.8 is a hobby in it's self...
User avatar
snapper
Lord frontera
Lord frontera
 
Posts: 2130
Joined: Sat Mar 27, 2010 1:32 am
Location: Oxfordshire, Brize Norton.
Model: 2.8 TDI 5dr
Registration Year: 1995/N
Vehicle Name: Truck and O-no
Modifications: -
2.8 TD LWB - Truck:
Side Steps Removed
EGR, Birds Nest & Both Butterfly Valves Removed
Particulate Filter removed and pipe welded in
Safari Snorkel fitted
Trooper Flywheel & Clutch fitted
Trooper LSD Rear Axle fitted
Winch Bumper & Winch fitted
3.1 Engine Fitted
2" Suspension Lift

2.8 TD LWB - O-no:
Standard, for now.

2.5 Volvo 850 Saloon:
Standard
Region: South East



Re: Laning

Postby rev.sempi on Sat Jan 24, 2015 4:19 pm

when would this likely to take place? and i like the idea of a spanner party ill have to make sure its ok with my other half lol :)
rev.sempi
Apprentice Frontera engineer
Apprentice Frontera engineer
 
Posts: 47
Joined: Mon Dec 08, 2014 8:03 pm
Model: 2.5 TDS 5dr
Registration Year: 1996/P
Vehicle Name: rocky
Region: South Wales

Skype:Skype Me.!




Return to Greenlaning Fording

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests

 
   


cron