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Forum: Generation 4-2 Pajero 7 Minutes Ago
Replies: 1
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Posted By old Jack
Hi Kelly, The Gen 4 Pajero with its...

Hi Kelly,

The Gen 4 Pajero with its monocoque construction is very sensitive to noise transmission so it takes very little to create a detectable noise.

There are rubber insulators that sit...
Forum: Generation 4-2 Pajero 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 766
Posted By old Jack
\ Osram Cool Blue is a globe you fit if you...

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Osram Cool Blue is a globe you fit if you want the"cool blue light" appearance, they are next to useless when there are no street lights around.

PIAA Hypo is a performance halogen bulb, expect...
Forum: Generation 4-4 Pajero 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 372
Posted By old Jack
They seem to get a good rap. ...

They seem to get a good rap.

http://www.watling-towbars.com.au/customer-feedback.html

Issue being they are unlikely to fit with a bull bar or nudge bar and at GBP300 ($550 AUD) + freight from...
Forum: Generation 4-4 Pajero 13 Hours Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 372
Posted By old Jack
If you attach the push/tow tongue to the left...

If you attach the push/tow tongue to the left hand chassis rail or subframe then this would offset the vehicle by about 500mm so would align the drivers side of the vehicle roughly 200mm outside the...
Forum: Generation 4-1 Pajero 1 Day Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 292
Posted By old Jack
I also seem to recall a discussion about MMAL...

I also seem to recall a discussion about MMAL doing an upgrade from 2500kg to 3000kg.
https://www2.pajeroclub.com.au/forum/showthread.php?t=49930

Having towed both 2500kg and 3000kg (as an...
Forum: Where the rubber hits the road. 2 Days Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 6,015
Posted By old Jack
Hercules Terra Trac AT2 in LT 275/70R17 are only...

Hercules Terra Trac AT2 in LT 275/70R17 are only a 6ply tyre with a load index of 114 so these are not a heavy duty tyre.

OJ.
Forum: Pajero Sport 2 Days Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 4,450
Posted By old Jack
580mm rear ride height is 21mm higher than...

580mm rear ride height is 21mm higher than factory standard so by the time the coils settle a bit then 15 to 17mm is likely so that is a good outcome.

I will be interested in what you think of...
Forum: Generation 4-1 Pajero 2 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 292
Posted By old Jack
Have a look at this thread. ...

Have a look at this thread.
https://www2.pajeroclub.com.au/forum/showthread.php?t=55313

I seem to recall reading about a 180kg ball weight once over 2500kg, have I remembered correctly?

Also...
Forum: Generation 2 Pajero 2 Days Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 287
Posted By old Jack
Thrust bearing change also advisable. OJ.

Thrust bearing change also advisable.

OJ.
Forum: Pajero Sport 2 Days Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 4,450
Posted By old Jack
Could you please measure and post your rear ride...

Could you please measure and post your rear ride heights, measured from of centre wheel hub to underside of wheel arch edge, in a vertical line.

How much weight is permanently in the rear of the...
Forum: Generation 2 Pajero 2 Days Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 287
Posted By old Jack
Hi Stu, Both the PB Challenger and the Gen 4...

Hi Stu,

Both the PB Challenger and the Gen 4 Pajero service manual all state minimum clutch fiction plate surface to rivet depth is 0.3mm.

Hope this is some help.

OJ.
Forum: Where the rubber hits the road. 2 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 261
Posted By old Jack
You will only find tyre weights on the USA...

You will only find tyre weights on the USA manufacturers websites in lbs so divid by 2.2 to get kg.
People often forget to add 3% to the kms travelled when doing fuel consumption calculations if you...
Forum: Where the rubber hits the road. 2 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 261
Posted By old Jack
Tyre weights vary a bit between brands but as a...

Tyre weights vary a bit between brands but as a rule of thumb;
P265/65R17 17-19kg.
LT265/65R17 21-23kg.
LT 265/70R17 25-27kg.

So it is possible to gain up to 10kg per tyre by going from a 65...
Forum: Where the rubber hits the road. 3 Days Ago
Replies: 167
Views: 41,900
Posted By old Jack
An LT construction tyre is much stronger and will...

An LT construction tyre is much stronger and will have less problems if it is used in similar conditions. I think the issue is people with LT tyres not only expect longer tyre wear and a tougher tyre...
Forum: Generation 4-3 Pajero 3 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 518
Posted By old Jack
If you do not want a lift and want to return the...

If you do not want a lift and want to return the suspension back to factory height then your options are;


1. A low km suspension from an NX, this should be an improvement on your current setup...
Forum: Triton 3 Days Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 97
Posted By old Jack
Hi Nev, If you are happy with the ride...

Hi Nev,

If you are happy with the ride height, load carrying capacity and comfort of the factory springs then why change them unless they do not meet your needs or you want a lift. Fitting...
Forum: Electrical / Radios 3 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By old Jack
I recent fitted a TPMS from DigOptions at the...

I recent fitted a TPMS from DigOptions at the recommendation of Njswb.
Great unit at a very reasonable price;
https://www.digoptions.com.au/tyre-pressure-monitoring-system-lcd-tpms-4-interna

...
Forum: Generation 4-1 Pajero 3 Days Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 4,507
Posted By old Jack
Our problem in Australia is we have a National...

Our problem in Australia is we have a National Code of Practice in regards to Vehicle Modifications but each State chooses which parts they are going to use and which parts they are not and it is the...
Forum: Generation 4-3 Pajero 3 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 518
Posted By old Jack
Hi Mark, Do you even need to replace your...

Hi Mark,

Do you even need to replace your standard suspension for your use?
Has your mechanic told you what and why certain components need replacing?
There is no point in fitting heavy duty...
Forum: ASX / Outlander/ Eclipse Cross 4 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 282
Posted By old Jack
Higher rear spring rates in the Outlander? ...

Higher rear spring rates in the Outlander?


What is the rear axle load of both vehicles?


OJ.
Forum: Pajero Sport 4 Days Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 956
Posted By old Jack
WDH tension adjustment should be based on...

WDH tension adjustment should be based on measuring the front ride height before the load is applied to the towball then after the load is applied adjust the WDH to achieve the sam front ride height....
Forum: Generation 3 Pajero 4 Days Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 567
Posted By old Jack
Ok, then we can also discuss different alloys of...

Ok, then we can also discuss different alloys of copper and aluminum, age hardening and tempering of both copper and aluminum alloys.

99.9% of the population are not interested in metallurgy and...
Forum: Generation 3 Pajero 4 Days Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 567
Posted By old Jack
Top post and a great alternative to either cooper...

Top post and a great alternative to either cooper or aluminum washers get harder over time.


OJ.
Forum: Generation 4-2 Pajero 4 Days Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 766
Posted By old Jack
I have had factory fog lights from Honda, Subaru...

I have had factory fog lights from Honda, Subaru and Mitsubishi vehicles, and the Honda and Subaru fogs are useless compared to the Mitsubishi. The factory fog lights on my Challenger give a very...
Forum: Generation 4-2 Pajero 4 Days Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 766
Posted By old Jack
Hi Chris, I have noticed that LED DRL and...

Hi Chris,

I have noticed that LED DRL and HID low beams, which have a much higher colour temperature than QH, provide less "distance visibility" on country roads particularly in bright daylight...
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