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by CarloG
18 Jul 2018 07:32
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Re: 4.8L Performance upgrade options

At the end of they day bottom line is when they come with flywheel figures i start to worry .....you cant measure that so why state it...measure wheel power becouse that is what you can use Agree - to be clear - all my numbers are at the wheel, no arithmetical adjustment for altitude, attitude or a...
by CarloG
25 Jul 2018 21:07
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Re: New Bilstein Suspension by Mikem

Those look really nice.. Would you mind elaborating on cost? Less than the OME 2" quote mega World - under 25k. Happy to share the invoice on a PM. The OME dont have the reservoir and i don't think are serviceable. (not in SA at least) I'm not clued up on suspension either, so what is the purpose o...
by CarloG
26 Jul 2018 07:26
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Re: New Bilstein Suspension by Mikem

TijmenvdS wrote:
26 Jul 2018 06:27
:surprised: That is pretty :woo:

Did they also change the suspension bushes on the arms?
The front bushed were changed last year by Gtech (Pathfinder) as they were poked. Mikem had to change the bump stops on the front as the one was cracked.
by CarloG
25 Jul 2018 20:33
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Re: New Bilstein Suspension by Mikem

and the pics.... Front and Rear.jpeg Front full articulation.jpeg Front.jpeg Right Front.jpeg Rear - Rear Droop.jpeg While probably not necessary Mikem are going to install a "bashplate" of sorts for the reservoir. Rear Reservoir.jpeg and the side view - the tyres are 33" Mickey Thompsons. Side View...
by CarloG
26 Jul 2018 12:39
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Re: New Bilstein Suspension by Mikem

hugejp wrote:
26 Jul 2018 12:12
Looking good!

What did it cost incl installation?
Excl the front bumpstops but including the steering dampener was about 21k inclusive.
by CarloG
26 Jul 2018 07:24
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Re: New Bilstein Suspension by Mikem

I must be honest though, I don't like the placement of the reservoir on the rear shocks here. I think they are a bit vulnerable... But you said you don't do the extreme stuff, so you should be fine. Thanks Peter. Pretty much sums up what Mikem explained to me. I agree with your view on their vulner...
by CarloG
29 Jul 2018 19:22
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Re: New Bilstein Suspension by Mikem

me thinks me must put "debs" on Carlo's car .. seems like he really puts in to make it the ultimate Croozer gatskopper AND the "MOST WANTED PATROL" out there. Dis goed om te sien hoe jy jou Patrol met sorg versorg en toerus, mater.. rerrig. Gee bikki terugvoer , wat het die "Besoek aan Abel" tot ge...
by CarloG
10 Sep 2018 20:34
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Re: 4.8L Performance upgrade options

FUEL CONSUMPTION UPDATE As promised here are some fuel consumption figures pre- the upgrade and post. (recall that i changed the manifolds - ceramic coated - installed a free flow exhaust and had a unichip installed) Filter is still standard although a k&n is going in this week. ( :naughty: we've h...