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  1. someone on a ferret forum mentioned this one.. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/.../Mowag_4x4_armored... This was the Swiss recce veh thwt served the same purpose as a Ferret. They chose to have armoured wheel covers. Most likely because: the vehs were primarily for roads and gravel tracks; the vehs were to be used in Switzerland and they knew where their own minefields were; and, the vehs were also to serve an internal security role. They were superceded by the Piranha family and became anti tank training target vehs. A number are in private hands in the UK.
  2. After replacing the old runflat tires on my ferret with modern non-runflat tires, i started to think about the aliens movie APC. I couldn't find any real vehicles that actually have an armored plate in front of the tires. I thought there would be 2 main benefits of doing it. It would be a certain level of resistance to a bullet penetrating the steel and puncturing the tire. But also, if the tire was punctured, it would retain a large amount of its rolling diameter with the steel plate actually taking the weight of the vehicle. The lip/edge of that plate could also be widened to increase the surface area in the event of this. So anyway, does anyone know why this seems to never be used? I wouldn't think the increase in unsprung mass would be too much of an issue. )
  3. Ferret Fluid Flywheel Seal

    Great, thread. thanks! Sorry for silly question but how do you check the level( or top up) of the FFW without removing the engine?
  4. Oh i just realized there is a classifieds section if a mod would like to move this thread there
  5. Does anyone knownofnone for sale?
  6. Want to buy ferret hatch handles/brackets

    Can anyone help me with a possible source of parts?
  7. Ive found a guy called ballistics International 10 minutes away from me. We supplies the aussie army with ballistic armour and runflats etc. We is doing some research for me to dind what is the best fit for the ferret.
  8. I was wondering if any have fitted a bit of tube or even retro fitted little reservoirs to their bevel box or inner wheel hub filler holes?
  9. THanks mate, ive emailed them twice with no response. fingers crossed