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Forum: Pajero Sport QE 2015 - 2019 22 Hours Ago
Replies: 4
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Posted By NFT5
Parking sensors designed to fit in a plastic bar...

Parking sensors designed to fit in a plastic bar will often give false positives when transferred to a metal bar, since they read the proximity of the metal.


It is very important, when removing...
Forum: Electrical / Radios 4 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 316
Posted By NFT5
If you had MMCS before you need the CANBUS...

If you had MMCS before you need the CANBUS connection to be able to adjust the rear speakers.
Forum: General Info 4 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 329
Posted By NFT5
Mostly sounds pretty sensible to me but for the...

Mostly sounds pretty sensible to me but for the new NSW rule requiring a driver to slow to 40km/h when passing an emergency vehicle with its lights flashing. The coppers will love it though, just sit...
Forum: Website Feedback 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 311
Posted By NFT5
A nice idea. Only problem is that the...

A nice idea.


Only problem is that the Search function in this forum's software leaves something to be desired, meaning that Google search is actually better. However, Google sees the signature...
Forum: Generation 4-3 Pajero 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 4,880
Posted By NFT5
Explains in a bit more depth than my earlier...

Explains in a bit more depth than my earlier post.


Bottom line is that it's there for a good reason - to extend battery life by not overcharging.



In a practical sense, batteries in my NW...
Forum: Generation 4-3 Pajero 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 4,880
Posted By NFT5
Yeah, but this is the member who's disconnected...

Yeah, but this is the member who's disconnected the hall effect sensor, meaning that the battery is now being blasted with 100% alternator output, whether it needs it or not.


The battery...
Forum: Generation 4-1 Pajero 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 558
Posted By NFT5
The H9 bulb is a "high performance" bulb which...

The H9 bulb is a "high performance" bulb which gives up to 2100 lumens compared to the H11 at around 1400 lumens.


The trade off for that performance increase is shorter life. That this is the...
Forum: Generation 4-4 Pajero 05-11-19
Replies: 13
Views: 1,008
Posted By NFT5
The genuine one, for a Gen3 and sourced through...

The genuine one, for a Gen3 and sourced through Amayama, cost me $26 delivered.



Seemed a better proposition than something that might not work as well and cost more.
Forum: Techniques 04-11-19
Replies: 8
Views: 482
Posted By NFT5
There are a few lifting points under the car but...

There are a few lifting points under the car but you're going to need a full sized trolley jack and some serious stands to get it up high enough for the tyres to clear the ground. Recommended lifting...
Forum: Generation 4-1 Pajero 01-11-19
Replies: 40
Views: 2,407
Posted By NFT5
Oh? Having had both Pajeros and...

Oh?



Having had both Pajeros and Tritons, even the ML had masses more cargo space than any Pajero with the back seats not folded down.
Forum: Generation 4-1 Pajero 31-10-19
Replies: 40
Views: 2,407
Posted By NFT5
+1 on the Triton MQ/MR. That engine is a...

+1 on the Triton MQ/MR.


That engine is a little pearler, with no real issues. Have a look on the Triton forum and you'll see very few complaints other than a shaky passenger seat. Same thing...
Forum: Mitsubishi News 29-10-19
Replies: 6
Views: 765
Posted By NFT5
They'll be making them in China for years to...

They'll be making them in China for years to come. And that means Russia will still get them too.


They had Gen 2 until about 2012, IIRC. Wasn't until the last couple of trips there that I saw...
Forum: Mechanical 20-10-19
Replies: 9
Views: 783
Posted By NFT5
There is a lot of sound logic in the 2 car...

There is a lot of sound logic in the 2 car suggestion above, but depends on your own situation.


We have just the one vehicle (Pajero) and a similar short run to and from work each day. Servicing...
Forum: Bits and Pieces 02-10-19
Replies: 8
Views: 737
Posted By NFT5
Nope. Toyota use one of the better known...

Nope.


Toyota use one of the better known Japanese brands like Koito. They actually make very good lights, especially in the standard 7" size. He's replaced the factory semi-sealed beams with...
Forum: Bits and Pieces 01-10-19
Replies: 8
Views: 737
Posted By NFT5
It's the same old story.... If you buy...

It's the same old story....


If you buy cheap, rubbish lights then they simply won't do the job and you have to buy more cheap, rubbish lights to make up for the shortfalls.


This tale of woe...
Forum: Generation 4-1 Pajero 29-09-19
Replies: 18
Views: 1,132
Posted By NFT5
A low kilometre NW or pre-DPF NX. Much...

A low kilometre NW or pre-DPF NX.


Much cheaper than new and some may still be under factory warranty.


I went through a similar exercise about 12 months ago and decided to keep the NW. At...
Forum: General Info 29-09-19
Replies: 8
Views: 612
Posted By NFT5
Another great post, OJ. I'll add one more...

Another great post, OJ.


I'll add one more to your list:


Myth 4: The airbox needs to fill before you do damage to your engine.


Not true. I destroyed a V6 in my old MK Triton with just...
Forum: Mechanical 29-09-19
Replies: 35
Views: 4,109
Posted By NFT5
I have all manner of wheel braces, extender bars...

I have all manner of wheel braces, extender bars and cheaters.


Replaced them all with these:

...
Forum: Generation 4-2 Pajero 29-09-19
Replies: 22
Views: 1,802
Posted By NFT5
Yes. Take your switching feed from the high beam...

Yes. Take your switching feed from the high beam at either the headlight or at the relay box, run to the 85 contact on the relay then out via 86 to your switch inside.


This way your LEDs will...
Forum: Generation 4-2 Pajero 29-09-19
Replies: 22
Views: 1,802
Posted By NFT5
I think I understand what you are trying to do,...

I think I understand what you are trying to do, using the original factory high/low beam switch. But it is not possible.


The switch only sends a signal to the computer, where the current is...
Forum: Bits and Pieces 16-09-19
Replies: 11
Views: 1,098
Posted By NFT5
:lol9[1]: All you blokes with your big mileages. ...

:lol9[1]: All you blokes with your big mileages.


MY13 NW, purchased new June 2013, now has 54,000 kilometres.
Forum: Triton 10-09-19
Replies: 5
Views: 742
Posted By NFT5
MN towbars won't fit on an ML. With...

MN towbars won't fit on an ML.



With the MN the tub was lengthened by 180mm but the chassis remained unchanged.


To take up the difference the brackets for the towbar were increased in...
Forum: Pajero Sport QE 2015 - 2019 08-09-19
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By NFT5
Too late. Real Pajeros have the extensions built...

Too late. Real Pajeros have the extensions built in from the factory. ;)
Forum: Generation 4-4 Pajero 03-09-19
Replies: 88
Views: 10,560
Posted By NFT5
Absolutely. Proven in numerous...

Absolutely.


Proven in numerous acceleration tests. Even with a loss through wheelspin it's at least a 1/2 second quicker in 2WD compared to 4H.


Different story in the wet though.
Forum: Mechanical 26-08-19
Replies: 9
Views: 564
Posted By NFT5
Mostly sensible stuff although very Toyota...

Mostly sensible stuff although very Toyota specific. That's not to say that we don't have weak points and this level of preparedness shouldn't go astray.


That said, a couple of concerns that I'd...
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