View Full Version : My Brothers Brumby

Sat 1st December 2007, 09:14 AM
Thought i would just chuck up a quick pic of my brothers brumby. We fitted a 3 inch lift kit to it last weekend and it now has 27inch tyres on 14s.



Sat 1st December 2007, 09:21 AM
I like that decal up the side.

What wheels are those?

Sat 1st December 2007, 11:50 AM
looks very nice dave. will he be coming out with us soon then?

Sat 1st December 2007, 11:55 AM
noice Daveee...Whats your bro's name?


Sat 1st December 2007, 12:04 PM
Rims are apparently L series factory optioned 14s. He swaped them off some dude for one of my old ea81 alternators. BARGIN!! Offset on them is VERY good.

His name is Chris and yeah he is coming to the BBQ and is VERY keen to go offroad.


Sat 1st December 2007, 03:02 PM
Those wheels are a huge compliment to that car!, like the decal and love the black on the bottom side of the paneling.

..Those wheels are... something really to be jealous of, they look great :D

Fri 21st December 2007, 10:55 AM
does he work down spearwood? i think he works like two doors up from me??

Fri 21st December 2007, 04:31 PM
hahahah ive seen that brumby there in spearwood several ltimes as well driving past...i asked dave and it didnt fit the description...hahah


Fri 21st December 2007, 08:20 PM
See if it has a tail gate next time. He currently has a little net as a tail gate.

I think he does work around there some place but im not sure.


Fri 21st December 2007, 08:35 PM
Random thought,
Do Brumby's have a terrible blind spot or something? It struck me today how rare it is to see one without massive dents in the tailgate! Wonder why they always get that way.
I'm guessing it's proving pretty hard for Chris to find a good replacement.

sven '2'
Sun 23rd December 2007, 12:05 AM
Andrew, yes they do indeed have reasonable blind spot - one of those cheap blind spot mirrors is a worthy investment

very nice brumby - esp like the wheels as mentioned

Sun 23rd December 2007, 12:58 PM
Chris lost his tail gate in a bad offroading experience... but your right Andrew it is rather comon.


Thu 27th December 2007, 10:06 AM
See if it has a tail gate next time. He currently has a little net as a tail gate.

I think he does work around there some place but im not sure.


yeah, no tail gate, just a little black net like you said

Thu 27th December 2007, 02:29 PM
Must be his. I keep forgettting to ask him where he parks his car during the day.


Thu 27th December 2007, 05:23 PM
all good, i noticed it the other day after seeing it on the cruise the other week :)

Mon 19th May 2008, 03:17 PM
Has Chris fitted the tailgate from my brumby yet?

Mon 19th May 2008, 04:21 PM
Looks the goods. Re the tailgate, a cement mixer coming over the front of a trailer when you're going down your mates driveway doesn't help.(in mycase)

Mon 19th May 2008, 04:22 PM
well I've heard a few people say that a ute isn't a ute without a dent in the tailgate, and aswell as the blindspot reversing up to trailers plays a role in this too.

Mon 19th May 2008, 10:38 PM
The brumby is currently off the road... turns out the police were not too fond of there being no tail gate. So it has to go over for a roadworthy... which it wont pass.

I have my doubts if it will ever get back on the road... might be a cheap brumby available in Perth soon.


Mon 19th May 2008, 11:12 PM
Damn that's bad news - What do you think will be the tough areas to pass it on?
If it's rusty let me know, I'm pretty handy with bog and touching up paintwork from my younger days with my old Toyota...
I also have very recent experience with the pit inspections.

Tue 20th May 2008, 10:50 AM
I belive the biggest problem is a hole in the floor under the drivers feet. Also it appears as though my brother has lost interest and has been hit with a few medical injusries lately.


Tue 20th May 2008, 11:11 AM
hm sorry to hear about his issues I hope he gets well soon.

On the Brumby front maybe you should rescue it and take it under your wing for a while. Stick it in your amply sized shed for a little while and allow some time to regroup...it might not be as bad as you think. I got a friend of mine to weld in a new section into the floorpan of one of my RX-7's once which had a similar problem. I'm sure you know somebody who is semi decent at welding :)

Tue 20th May 2008, 07:16 PM
Bugger eh?

I must say that I'm rather fond of the brumby's now since Sunnie has been on the road.

I hope Chris' brumby can be revived, I enjoyed working on it when I was there.

Good luck with it all. Hope your brother's doing well (same goes for the rest of your family).