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Forum: Pajero Sport QE 2015 - 2019 1 Day Ago
Replies: 7
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Posted By JohnFromPerth
As well as being half the weight, they also...

As well as being half the weight, they also deform to soak up the impact of an animal strike, unlike steel bars that transmit the impact to the chassis. This can deform the chassis so that nothing...
Forum: Pajero Sport QE 2015 - 2019 4 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 346
Posted By JohnFromPerth
I have Boos 3mm steel bash plates. I secure them...

I have Boos 3mm steel bash plates. I secure them with the bolts that held on the plastic splash guards. I put spring washers on the bolts and nip them up by hand until they are firm and compress the...
Forum: Pajero Sport QE 2015 - 2019 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 524
Posted By JohnFromPerth
Hi Old Jack. I am basing the possibility of...

Hi Old Jack.
I am basing the possibility of damage on a report on this forum a couple of years back.
Can't pinpoint the post, but bending up the front bash plate was enough to force the deflector...
Forum: Pajero Sport QE 2015 - 2019 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 524
Posted By JohnFromPerth
Agree that for maximum airflow through the...

Agree that for maximum airflow through the radiator, condenser etc, the baffle plate should be retained and trimmed. However if you happen to hit something that bends up the bash plate, the baffle...
Forum: Pajero Sport QE 2015 - 2019 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 498
Posted By JohnFromPerth
And a lot have done over 100,000 Km with no mods ...

And a lot have done over 100,000 Km with no mods at all and are also trouble free!
Forum: Pajero Sport QE 2015 - 2019 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 803
Posted By JohnFromPerth
Other "Add Ons" to be aware of are engine flush,...

Other "Add Ons" to be aware of are engine flush, engine oil additive, brake test, battery test, wheel alignment and wheel balance (with no sign of tyre wear).
Always ask is this recommended by...
Forum: Pajero Sport QE 2015 - 2019 13-09-20
Replies: 12
Views: 4,507
Posted By JohnFromPerth
Yes, USB sockets are in a crazy place. I just...

Yes, USB sockets are in a crazy place. I just leave a short USB extension cable plugged in all the time. Easier to find the end of that than the USB socket.
Forum: Pajero Sport QE 2015 - 2019 06-09-20
Replies: 30
Views: 3,313
Posted By JohnFromPerth
The only concern I have of carrying diesel inside...

The only concern I have of carrying diesel inside the vehicle in jerrycans is that if there is a leak or spill, you can never get rid of the smell of diesel out of the vehicle.
Forum: Pajero Sport QE 2015 - 2019 11-07-20
Replies: 39
Views: 2,938
Posted By JohnFromPerth
I note that BP and Caltex promote the cleaning...

I note that BP and Caltex promote the cleaning power of their Ultimate and Vortex premium diesel products, however, diesel here in the west comes out of the one and only refinery here BP Kwinana.
In...
Forum: Pajero Sport QE 2015 - 2019 10-07-20
Replies: 39
Views: 2,938
Posted By JohnFromPerth
I think the obvious question to ask at this stage...

I think the obvious question to ask at this stage is, if fuel additives do as they say, that is improve fuel consumption, reduce pollution and reduce wear, surely every diesel fuel refiner would be...
Forum: Pajero Sport QE 2015 - 2019 08-07-20
Replies: 39
Views: 2,938
Posted By JohnFromPerth
Adding low ash two stroke oil to diesel fuel in...

Adding low ash two stroke oil to diesel fuel in the ratio of 200mls to 80 litres or there about is widely done.
The rational is that since recent regulations require very low sulphur content in...
Forum: Pajero Sport QE 2015 - 2019 05-07-20
Replies: 22
Views: 1,399
Posted By JohnFromPerth
Oil change intervals have been widely discussed...

Oil change intervals have been widely discussed on other pages of this forum.
Seems a general consensus is that 7500km or six months is a good compromise.
15000km or 12 months is probably ok if the...
Forum: Pajero Sport QE 2015 - 2019 15-06-20
Replies: 9
Views: 861
Posted By JohnFromPerth
Remember to pull on the handbrake when you select...

Remember to pull on the handbrake when you select N.
Forum: Pajero Sport QE 2015 - 2019 08-06-20
Replies: 7
Views: 906
Posted By JohnFromPerth
I think you may have to wait until Mitsubishi...

I think you may have to wait until Mitsubishi puts remote start feature on the Pajero Sport. These systems have to integrate with the engine management system as well as the body control module. Not...
Forum: Pajero Sport QE 2015 - 2019 05-06-20
Replies: 20
Views: 2,105
Posted By JohnFromPerth
For replacement tyres have a look at Hankook...

For replacement tyres have a look at Hankook Dynapro AT-M (Model RF10) XL construction
265/60R18 114T XL
The XL means Extra Load
These are a good compromise between on and off road performance...
Forum: Pajero Sport QE 2015 - 2019 05-06-20
Replies: 16
Views: 1,516
Posted By JohnFromPerth
My understanding of a blow off valve is that it...

My understanding of a blow off valve is that it releases excess pressure in the intake manifold on deceleration.
As members above have stated a blow off valve is not necessary on diesel engines.
Forum: Pajero Sport QE 2015 - 2019 05-06-20
Replies: 6
Views: 735
Posted By JohnFromPerth
Same here in the West. At the 15 and 30K...

Same here in the West.
At the 15 and 30K services grease nipples untouched, covered in road dirt.
Same for diffs and transfer case level plugs. Never inspected.
Shoot off a complaint to Mitsi...
Forum: Pajero Sport QE 2015 - 2019 26-05-20
Replies: 6
Views: 816
Posted By JohnFromPerth
Some under body protection is a must if off road....

Some under body protection is a must if off road. The plastic splash guard fitted gives no protection.
Try Boo's Bash Plates https://www.boosbashplates.com.au/products/pajero-sport-mq-mr-triton/....
Forum: Pajero Sport QE 2015 - 2019 14-05-20
Replies: 7
Views: 756
Posted By JohnFromPerth
Agree, wreckers are your best bet for a 'cheap'...

Agree, wreckers are your best bet for a 'cheap' replacement.
Some wreckers even import second hand parts by the container load.
Try to find one that specialises in Mitsubishi. They will know what...
Forum: Pajero Sport QE 2015 - 2019 13-05-20
Replies: 7
Views: 756
Posted By JohnFromPerth
I also cracked the turn indicator light on the...

I also cracked the turn indicator light on the mirror. Easy fixed with some good quality super glue. Just carefully run it into the cracks, trying not to get it everywhere. Squeeze together for a...
Forum: Pajero Sport QE 2015 - 2019 11-05-20
Replies: 2
Views: 551
Posted By JohnFromPerth
According to the online manual at : ...

According to the online manual at :
http://mmc-manuals.ru/manuals/pajero_sport_iii/online/Service_Manual/2017/index_M1.htm

The recommended power steering fluid is Mitsubishi Genuine PSF or Dexron...
Forum: Pajero Sport QE 2015 - 2019 06-05-20
Replies: 26
Views: 4,776
Posted By JohnFromPerth
If you dig around you will find the wiring for a...

If you dig around you will find the wiring for a lot of accessories that may not be on the lesser spec models.
To save costs, the wiring loom is the same for all specs, but they just plug in the...
Forum: Pajero Sport QE 2015 - 2019 02-05-20
Replies: 8
Views: 862
Posted By JohnFromPerth
Not so simple. The earth strap is bolted to...

Not so simple.
The earth strap is bolted to chassis and engine block in a number of places.
Maybe if you are careful you could lift the clamp off the negative battery post while maintaining an...
Forum: Pajero Sport QE 2015 - 2019 28-04-20
Replies: 30
Views: 2,101
Posted By JohnFromPerth
I would be thinking your vehicle battery is on...

I would be thinking your vehicle battery is on the way out.
A deep discharge down to 7 v usually causes internal damage.
Worth investing in one of those volt meters that plug into the cigar lighter...
Forum: Pajero Sport QE 2015 - 2019 27-04-20
Replies: 3
Views: 991
Posted By JohnFromPerth
Ways Through the Firewall

I recently installed a Yaesu FT-857 amateur radio tranceiver in my PS. The radio outputs 100 watts of rf and draws 22 amps on transmit, requiring some serious power cabling back to the battery. Also...
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