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Re: .: Beginers Shopping Guide :.

Post by GKumar » Wed Mar 20, 2013 9:13 pm

Amjed wrote:all is the drivers :drive: skill not the machine, instead of spending on all the mods but suggest to drive as much as you can , it will enhance ur driving skills & lots of things to learn on every drive u do, get stuck & try self recovering with the magic button in ur FJ. :p
Vow, that's a very sensible statement from an experienced offroader :-BD :) :ymapplause:
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Post by DAVID » Wed Mar 20, 2013 9:19 pm

I'm on the path shown by the marshals to reach the absolute dunes...
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Post by GKumar » Wed Mar 20, 2013 9:45 pm

DAVID wrote:I'm on the path shown by the marshals to reach the absolute dunes...
Good :-BD Drive safe, have good fun :drive:
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Post by brianj » Wed Mar 20, 2013 11:02 pm

brianj wrote:
Amjed wrote:
Brian what kind of mods are u looking for, then can guide to the best with good pricing!
Hi Amjed, :-? I've a wish list as long as my arm :D but first comes the control of the vehicle by the driver :)

Shibu tells me he took his winch off because of the weight issue!

Any recommendations based upon your experience are invited and very very welcome :D

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brianj wrote:
Amjed wrote:
rest all is the drivers :drive: skill not the machine, instead of spending on all the mods but suggest to drive as much as you can , it will enhance ur driving skills & lots of things to learn on every drive u do, get stuck & try self recovering with the magic button in ur FJ. :p
Humble recommendation is not to spend unnecessary on things which are not required, know ur vehicle capabilities & URS too.
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GKumar wrote: Vow, that's a very sensible statement from an experienced offroader :-BD :) :ymapplause:
Amjed :thanks: for the vision much appreciated :ymapplause:
I think we are saying the same thing, I have indeed deliberately 'stuck' myself in my lonesome trips to PR, and used the formidable FJ's on board tools. I'm in love with the vehicle, very compact bit of kit but like a boat or a set of ski's direction-less without a driver, but with a capable driver the freedom of the oceans , the sands or the mountains is yours ...........that's my goal Amjed the freedom of choice. It's wonderful out there my friend, thank you for being part of my understanding.......it's a gift :)

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Post by brianj » Thu Apr 04, 2013 1:08 am

Prakash this post is inappropriate please do the decent thing and remove it. It has been reported as such and may well be removed by the web master.

Individual DO members have a good relationship with DAW as they do with a number of 4x4 specialist in the UAE, DO does not promote one over another and the forums are not sales zones, They are there for members to discuss the pro's and con's of all types of equipment related to our passion
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Post by DAVID » Thu Apr 04, 2013 10:53 am

brianj wrote:Prakash this post is inappropriate please do the decent thing and remove it. It has been reported as such and may well be removed by the web master.

Individual DO members have a good relationship with DAW as they do with a number of 4x4 specialist in the UAE, DO does not promote one over another and the forums are not sales zones, They are there for members to discuss the pro's and con's of all types of equipment related to our passion
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:yesss: :yesss: , Seems that he use this board for advertising & to bring up his details in Google search rather than providing benefits to members...
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Post by brianj » Thu Apr 04, 2013 11:28 am

DAVID wrote:
brianj wrote:Prakash this post is inappropriate please do the decent thing and remove it.The forums are not sales zones, they are there for members to discuss the pro's and con's of all types of equipment related to our passion
:thanks:
:yesss: :yesss: , Seems that he use this board for advertising & to bring up his details in Google search rather than providing benefits to members...
:ymapplause: :ymapplause:

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Post by Jean » Tue Feb 23, 2016 3:22 pm

Finding all the stuff is not easy.....
I just come back from a shop in Dragon Mart where you can find:
- a "red" compressor for 220 dhs (grey ines tend to fail rapidly.... Don't the image one box)
- a "orange" 40cm high 2T jack in is black box for 120
- a magnetic tyre valve remover (reduces the risk to loose your valve in the sand)
- a simple pen-style tyre pressure gauge
- tools like socket wrench, etc.
The shop number is EBD-05, Taizhou Yian Trade.

On the opposite side, 4T rated shackles can be found somewhere in EA... A shop close to a corner....

I bought my radio more than a year ago at the place recommended on this forum and I'm very happy with it:
Motorola GP338plus
At shop BAI-05, Sheng Da Trading.
Say you come from DO and the lady will program the frequencies for you.
The price then was 250 dhs and I believe it hasn't changed so far.

I bought a huge red flag at Ramy4x4 in Deira and had a custom mount made at Icon in Ras al Khor. Not the cheapest solution but the most elegant, I think.

Snatch strap can be found at Ace in Sheick Zayed (they don't stock them at Festival City anymore for some reason....)
But it's better to use a kinetic rope (more leastic and much more durable) and soft shackles; more expensive initially but not on the long run as a snatch starp cannot be used more than 10 times.
Blingmytruck (online store) don't have any kinetic rope in stock at the moment, so I ordered from Amazon.com.... 200 us$ for a rope and two soft shackles.
I heard that Ramy4x4 has mooring ropes turned into kinetic rope for 180 dhs but that's all I know about it....

Happy shopping and see you in the sandpit!

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Post by Jean » Tue Feb 23, 2016 3:50 pm

Tyres make a difference!
:drive:
My car was equipped with Bridgestone Dueler A/T R and they are not great.

If you need to change yours, consider a trip to Sharja to save money!

I bought there 2 of the famous Yokohama Geolander A/T-S 275-70/16 for 450 dhs each. And they surely made a difference in the sand without compromising comfort (which is maybe even better).
For you to understand how cheap it is, just know that I bought 4 of them a few weeks before in Dubai at a discounted price of 550 dhs..... :-/

I bought 5 rims there as well and after a minute ;-) the price was set at 3000 dhs total (so each rim was 420 dhs).
The place is Ardh Alemarath Tyres and is situated on Al Nadha street next to "Formula tyres" that you may enter in the google maps search box. There are many shops there to choose from.

Happy shopping, again!

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Re: .: Beginers Shopping Guide :.

Post by Asim » Tue Feb 23, 2016 10:26 pm

has anyone here tried the AOR KINETIC RECOVERY ROPE from Ramy 4X4. :-? :-? ? It currently retails for apprx AED 350 and is 30ft long, 7/8" wide, pulling capacity is 28,900 LBS and breaking strength is 38,900 LBS. btw its 30%elastic =p~ =p~

it apparently sounds better than most of the other ropes in this price range and im planing to get 1 soon :D :D !
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